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2021 ATV YOUTH BUYER’S GUIDE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2021 ATV YOUTH BUYER’S GUIDE: *Here are the 2021 ATV YOUTH BUYER'S GUIDE quads for the new year.  Something younger ATVers all across the country can look forward to. ARCTIC CAT ALTERRA 90 The Alterra 90 is Arctic Cat’s sole youth model. It comes with an adjustable throttle and speed-limiting governor, allowing parents to control the youngster’s riding experience for safety. The suspension is independent up (Front) and swingarm in the (Rear) with adjustable spring-preload shocks.…

Can-Am Adds True Locking Differential To ATV’s.

BRP  builds Can-Am Off-Road vehicles from the rider down, with every detail – from capability and reliability,  to performance, comfort, and beyond – finely tuned for riders to get the most out of their vehicle,  regardless of the challenge at hand. And sometimes, that challenge means getting muddy. Real  muddy. Which is why for 2021, Can-Am is introducing a true looking differential called Visco-4Lok, the absolute best ATV 4-wheel-drive  system available*, so riders can conquer mud like never before. However, Yamaha and…

2021 Yamaha Grizzly

The 2021 Yamaha Grizzly is the ultimate sport recreational ATV for excitement on every ride, delivering the ideal balance of big-bore power and performance. Its potent and proven 700-class engine, ultra-reliable Ultramatic transmission, durable On-Command system, best-in-class EPS, and capable suspension all combine for a smooth and powerful ride. For the most adventurous explorers, the Grizzly is also prewired for the Yamaha Adventure Pro. Further highlighting the Grizzly’s looks and performance, a new SE model is…

HONDA U.S. 90 ATC

By Staff of DIRT WHEEL HONDA U.S. 90 ATC Many of the fully restored machines you see gracing the pages of Dirt Wheels Magazine lately are the work of Mike Palmgren, owner of Vintage Motorsports Restorations. Mike not only loves restoring machines back to their former glory, but he also owns a few as well. His latest project was this unique HONDA U.S. 90 ATC. For years Mike sat on this untouched, first year,  Honda U.S. 90 ATC. Now he thinks it should have a new home. Today, he’s crating up the rare Honda, with a…

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: 2X4

By the staff of Dirt Wheels ARCTIC CAT ALTERRA 300  The Alterra 300 shares the DNA of its bigger relatives but in a more compact form. This two-wheel-drive offering has independent dual-A-arm front suspension with a solid rear axle and swingarm suspension system. It is capable enough to tow up to 500 pounds when you are done playing on the trails and need to get work done. Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 270cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 4.3 gal.,…

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: TWO-UP QUADS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels ARCTIC CAT TRV 700 Arctic Cat’s Alterra TRV 700 is back in the lineup for 2020. This two-up machine has a long wheelbase of 58 inches to comfortably fit a rear passenger seat that is equipped with a back rest and hand-holds. Suspension is independent in the front and rear with electronic power steering as a standard feature. Engine type: Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-stroke, Displacement: 695cc, Transmission: CVT w/ reverse, Final drive: Shaft, Fuel capacity: 5.3 gal., Wheelbase: 58.0”,…

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: YOUTH

By the staff of Dirt Wheels APEX PRO MXR 50/70/85/90/100 When racing runs through your veins, it tends to run through your child’s, too. Apex offers multiple two-stroke competition-model ATVs for youth of all different sizes and skill levels. If you want your kid to dominate the racetrack, we suggest you give Apex a call and pick out the perfect racer. Engine type: Liquid-cooled, two-stroke, Displacement: 49cc/70cc/89cc/99cc, Transmission: CVT, Final drive: Chain, Fuel capacity: 1.5 gal., Wheelbase: 41.5”,…

VINTAGE & 2-STROKE STORIES IN ONE PLACE

Vintage builds and old 2-stroke ATV and three wheelers of every brand are all the rage these days. Saving this part of history is not only fun but necessary because machines like the Quadzilla, the Banshee and Hondas 250R most likely will never be made again. There are still plenty of these machines out there to restore for yourself  with the help of builders like CT Racing, Duncan Racing and Lonestar Racing or you can buy unique ones from companies like BVC Trikes. Trikes are too on the comeback. We have listed a few of our…

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: 4X4

It's here, the 2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: 4X4 Enter to win a free set of tires and wheels by taking our 2021 readers survey here. ARCTIC CAT ALTERRA 570 Arctic Cat is back! Textron owns the company, but the historic brand name is back with machines that are trail-ready. The Alterra 570 has independent front and rear suspension sporting 10 inches of travel at each corner to smooth out terrain. Cargo racks and towing capability make it a great worker. An EPS version is available. Engine type:…

2020 ATV BUYER’S GUIDE: SPORT

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Dirt Wheels started 40 years ago featuring the best handlebar-controlled three- and four-wheeled machines in the industry. We haven’t let that tradition go, and neither have the great ATV manufacturers in our industry. We put together 100 machines, and their variations, from 14 different companies in this “2020 Buyer’s Guide.” Can-Am and Polaris keep things interesting with the most available models in their lines. Polaris shocked the industry by announcing the impressively wide and…

2021 ATV SPORT BUYER’S GUIDE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels  2021 ATV SPORT BUYER’S GUIDE With all the attention side-by-sides are getting these days, you’d think ATVs were a thing of the past. Hardly! Time to roll out our 2021 ATV SPORT ATV BUYER'S GUIDE. As we were putting together this season’s “Buyer’s Guide,” we grew more and more excited for the ATV market as we compiled specs and reviewed features for the more than 100 models featured. Some of today’s leading off-road technology can be found in 2021 model-year ATVs, which include the…