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TUESDAY TREAD: ARISUN THUNDER MT TIRES & RACELINE A77 MAMBA WHEELS

A great setup for your utility quad By the staff of Dirt Wheels Arisun Tires and Raceline Wheels are one in the same. Arisun Tires is known for making some gnarly six-ply and eight-ply ATV and UTV tires. Some are specific to certain terrains, while others are awesome all-terrain tires. Raceline Wheels makes wheels for trucks, UTVs and ATVs. Their UTV and ATV wheels are built tough and can be purchased in simulated beadlocks, double beadlocks or standard beadlocks. Two of their products that caught…

SIDI X-3 LEI WOMEN’S BOOTS

-- What the fairy godmother should have put on Cinderella’s feet -- By Rachel Bosemer and the staff of Dirt Wheels In prior years there was a limited selection of women’s boots available. For as long as I have been riding and racing ATVs, Alpinestars has dominated this market. After years and years of waiting, Sidi finally released a women’s boot that has as much technology and style as the men’s counterpart. Sidi has always been known as a leader in boot technology, so it was finally time for them to be put…

MAMBA BEADLOCK WHEELS & AFTERSHOCK TIRES

-- A race-winning combo from Raceline & Arison -- Raceline Wheels is a product of the famous Allied Wheel Company. Allied started out building quality automotive wheels in Southern California, where they still operate. Wanting to build on its already stellar resume, Allied added another brand, and that’s when Raceline was born. Raceline wheels are produced for cars, trucks, and now ATVs and UTVs. We’ve tested many of their wheels on our machines through the years, and their quality is…

TESTING AMS SIDEWINDER SAND TIRES

There is a genre of tire for every type of terrain, and that is extremely apparent when it comes to shredding sand dunes. Sport ATVs are also a very worthy tool to tackle the steep and flowing mounds of sand, so pairing the two creates a combination of pure fun and enjoyment. AMS designs tires with tread patterns to suit all types of riding, and that includes their Sidewinder rear paddle tires. We tested their rear set of AMS V-blade-style sand tires on our Honda TRX450R. AMS SIDEWINDER We have…

YAMAHA GENUINE YXZ1000R PRODUCTS

-- Yamaha knows best, By the staff of Dirt Wheels -- Shopping at the source for quality parts can sometimes be better than searching online for countless hours. Take Yamaha Genuine Parts, for example. Yamaha builds their UTVs and ATVs to be of the best and meet every quality standard possible. To do this, they spend countless hours and dollars to make it happen. Besides, they built the car and put in the R&D, so they know a thing or two about what they build. If they can’t do it better than an aftermarket company,…

Tuesday Tread: Pro Armor® Hammer Tire & Wyde Wheel

UTVs are sold all over North America, and it hardly makes financial sense to equip machines headed for different parts of the country with different tires. Pro Armor knows that not every stock tire is most effective for where each rider may live. The Hammer uses 20mm tread blocks that are fairly close together, and perhaps more importantly, none of the center tread blocks run sideways. They are largely oriented along the length of the tire. That orientation puts a lot of rubber on the ground, and makes for a very…

WASPCAM 9907 4K VIDEO CAMERA

-- PRODUCT TEST: By the staff of Dirt Wheels -- We remember riding without a POV camera in sight. There were many times that we wished we had just filmed our epic wipeout, or the big jump we just hit from the rider’s point of view, and have it uploaded to social media for all the world to see. One of us remembers a time when another rider got creative and duct-taped his personal camcorder to the top of his helmet. Yeah, we have it easy now. We don’t have those issues anymore. Companies like GoPro paved…

TUSK YFZ450 AXLE

-- STRONGER THAN STOCK AND TWICE AS AFFORDABLE -- When you buy a new sport quad, there’s a fairly common order of aftermarket parts that you buy for it. More aggressive tires, a performance exhaust and handlebars are all common bolt-ons. However, one of the most common failures a new sport quad suffers is a bent or broken axle. The amount of aftermarket axle companies making axles is rather small compared to other components people buy for their ATV. Tusk, the in house brand of Rocky Mountain ATV/MC, offers one of the…

TWIN AIR GAS FILTER

-- PRODUCT TEST -- Engines guzzle gasoline, ingest air and, in return, breathe fire and power! They may sound tough, but in reality, an engine can be fragile and susceptible to internal damage if you don’t take care of it properly. One of our editors, Collin Duffy, built a radical Honda TRX450R race quad, and he is always looking for ways to enhance his machine and prolong its lifespan. One such product is Twin Air’s new gas-tank fuel filter. A NEW WAY More often than not you will see…

RYNO STAND SYSTEM

-- Testing this smart new workbench that connects to your trailer hitch: -- As off-road enthusiasts, we all know that when we get excited to ride we can end up breaking parts or taking out tires. We also like to spend time with the family with rides that involve camping out and cookouts. With not being able to take a lot of tools or cooking gear with us, it can be a real head-scratcher on what is more important to take. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a tool that could provide options for both? Well, now there…

ITP MX TIRES & WHEELS

-- TRACK TESTING A FAST COMBINATION -- We believe racing resides in the heart of every rider. Every time we get on an ATV, we feel the need for speed and love pushing the limit with our riding buddies. While most of us hit the trails for fun, some of us take our toys to the motocross track. Fortunately, there are many ways to scratch the racing itch for competition, and there are also the right tools for the track too. It does not matter how much power your sport quad has or how well it handles if you don’t…

K&N RZR XP AIR FILTER

-- PRODUCT TEST By the staff of Dirt Wheels -- Polaris RZR XP models come standard with a large, pleated paper filter. Ours had far too many miles on it when we changed it. So many miles, in fact, that a cloud of dirt fell out when we tapped it. Nevertheless, the stock $37.99 filter had stopped any dirt from entering the intake. We couldn’t see any evidence of dirt getting through the filter. Paper filters do work well for dust, but they are not reusable, and they do not take water well. …