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2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 X rc “Rock Crawler”

One of the few criticisms that Dirt Wheels has had with the Can-Am Maverick X3 models is the four-wheel drive system. The machine just isn’t a strong rock crawler, but Can-Am has remedied that issue with the all new X rc model. Can-Am, with the help of Team Industries, came up with the new Smart-Lok […]

TUESDAY TREAD: GMZ SPORTECH BEADLOCK RIMS & XC TIRES

Practically bulletproof By the staff of Dirt Wheels     The desert is a relentless land of insanely rough terrain—from deep silt that will swallow a quad whole to mountains covered in boulders and coarse sand. The woods mixes mud, tree roots and big rocks on the trails and requires a good tire. Whenever we ride […]

TUESDAY TREAD: GBC GRIM REAPER TIRES

A match for sand, mud or snow By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Stock UTV tires are a necessary compromise. A company can’t very well supply different tires for machines heading to different parts of the country. Most brands sell the same machine in California, Washington, Maine and Florida, even though the terrain and […]

SCALA RIDER PACKTALK HELMET INTERCOM

— PRODUCT EVALUATION: By the staff of Dirt Wheels — Hands-free, ultra-lightweight communication!     Until you have experienced the advantages of clear and effortless communication while riding your ATV or driving your UTV, it is hard to imagine how much it adds to the recreation experience. Helmet-to-helmet communicators have been around for many years now, […]

SLIME SAFETY SPAIR (flat fix)

— 12-volt compressor that delivers sealant — Product evaluation by the staff of Dirt Wheels.   One of the most common worries we have with both ATVs and UTVs is a flat tire. Naturally, a cage-mounted spare will rest your mind, but that isn’t always an option. Tire Blocks, Tire Balls and beadlock rims that […]

TUESDAY TREAD: STI WHEELS & TIRES

HD5 beadlock wheels mounted with Roctane XS tires By the staff of Dirt Wheels     In the expanding UTV industry, more tire companies and models keep popping up; however, some tire companies have stuck around. One such company is STI Tire & Wheel. STI offers multiple tire varieties to handle many types of terrain. The […]

TUESDAY TREAD: FUEL GRIPPER TIRE & VECTOR BEADLOCK WHEEL

— DIRT WHEELS TIRE TEST: Tire and wheel that “fuel” your off-road fun — We were impressed with the performance of the Gripper tire. It helped our Can-Am climb some gnarly rock terrain, worked great in the sand and improved the handling of the car on high-speed sections.   When you hear the name Fuel […]

PROJECT MACHINE: AXIOM POLARIS XP 4 TURBO

— Adding a full-metal jacket, By the staff of Dirt Wheels, photos by Casey Kramer.     Axiom Side by Side may be a somewhat new, even unfamiliar name in UTV accessories, but we liked the look of the products. We called the company and selected a basic yet comprehensive list of equipment for our in-house […]