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HONDA ATC 70 PARTS FROM LONE STAR RACING

One company that hasn’t forgotten its roots in the ATV game, LSR, is helping others that are still enjoying the cool ATC pastime. Lone Star Racing a long-time leader in ATV parts and now UTV builds still has a huge selection of trick ATC 70 components available. From smaller items like a chain guide ($99) […]

NEW MODELS: 2022 SPORT/YOUTH BUYER’S GUIDE

 By the staff of Dirt Wheels   NEW MODELS: 2022 SPORT\YOUTH BUYER’S GUIDE When most off-roaders hear the term “quad” they naturally think of sport machines. Sport quads may have not been the first four-wheelers to hit the market, but they are definitely some of the most popular models on sand, in the desert and […]

2022 4×4 & UTILITY ATV BUYER’S GUIDE

By Lane Lindstrom and the staff of Dirt Wheels 2022 4×4 & UTILITY ATV BUYER’S GUIDE By now, you’ve no doubt heard about how hot the UTV powersports market has been over the past year and a half. So, too, has the ATV segment. It’s so hot, in fact, that some models have been fairly […]

WHAT IS A SOKOL ATV?

  It’s part Bigfoot, part Sherp amphibious vehicle and goes by the name SOKOL ATV (so cool). There are actually 4 models to choose from and they cost around $20K. While we haven’t confirmed which model will float we have uncovered some specs for you. It looks like the machine is powered by 1.5L or […]

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

DRESS FOR SUCCESS Protective gear is always necessary when riding off-road. No matter what the trail offers, no matter what the weather is, the outfit you wear is as important as the vehicle you choose. It has two basic purposes, whatever the season: comfort and protection. But obviously, it should suit the weather and riding […]

2022 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE

2022 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE After what many thought would be a definite downturn in the powersports market, thanks to a worldwide pandemic, 2020 and 2021 turned out to be a big surprise. UTV manufacturers had a banner year, and vehicles were hard to find all of a sudden. We’ve covered more than 275 models in […]

UTV-TOWABLE CAMP TRAILERS

By Lane Lindstrom UTV-TOWABLE CAMP TRAILERS Many of us have probably never seen a tiny camp trailer being towed behind a UTV somewhere off-road, let alone thought of buying one. Toy haulers and full-size trailers comprise a huge segment of our industry, but we’re talking tiny towables. There must be a market for these tiny […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: MUDBUSTERS CAN-AM X3 FENDER EXTENSIONS

Why roost on yourself? By the staff of Dirt Wheels There are a large number of tasks that modern UTVs perform very well. Keeping mud, water, snow or other trail detritus out of the passenger compartment is not one of the things they do well. They aren’t real swift at keeping mud and junk off the […]

MAXXIS RAZR XT TIRE TEST

By the staff of Dirt Wheels MAXXIS RAZR XT TIRE TEST Maxxis tires run the gamut from full mud to super-gummy specialty rock tires. Until the release of the Razr XT, the company didn’t have a dedicated, purpose-built desert racing tire. Now, Maxxis took aim at Tensor and BFGoodrich desert race tires. At the moment, […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: APROVE FRONT INTRUSION BARS

Passenger protection for the RZR XP Pro By Ray Gibbs and the staff of Dirt Wheels There you are, blasting down your favorite trail. Everything on your car is working just as planned. You take pride in your ride, and the accessories that you bought and installed. The day is going great! You are driving like a […]

ATV EXHAUST BUYER’S GUIDE

By Lane Lindstrom and the staff of Dirt Wheels Regardless of whether your choice of quad is a sport, recreation or utility vehicle, most of us wouldn’t put up too much of a fight if we could add a few more ponies to improve the performance of our ATV. An effective and relatively inexpensive way […]

ELECTRIC POLARIS RANGER GETTING CLOSER TO REALITY

Polaris is developing an all-new  electric Ranger utility machine with powertrain technology developed in conjunction with Zero Motorcycles.   Zero has been a leader in the E-Motorcycle world and a quick glance at some of their technology reveals they offer dirt and street bikes that have incredible specifications. Some of them include 140 lbs of torque, 230 […]