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CANAM DOES FATHERS DAY FOR YOU

Dads come in many different shapes, sizes and forms, just like ATVs and side-by-side vehicles. What do you get a dad who is tired of receiving a new coffee mug adorned with the words “World’s Greatest Dad” on it? While a new cup is always nice, a new vehicle and a Can-Am accessory for it is sure to convince your pops that you really do love him. Here are seven amazing 2020 Can-Am off-road vehicles and at least a dozen Can-Am accessories, from large to small, that will give your dad a Father’s Day he won’t forget! Let's start…

RADICAL RED RAPTOR

-- A properly set up 2019 700R SE -- There are miles of good trails to ride on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and there are many Dirt Wheels readers in that country who love to do so. Edgardo Cartegena is one of those Puerto Ricans and we're going to take a look at his quad here. His 2019 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE has had a few things added to improve its performance while roosting through the tropical forests. Starting up top Edgardo installed Flexx handlebars, ASV levers and a Trailtech Vapor Speedo. For more…

LEATT GPX 3.5 HELMET TEST

-- Proper protection for pennies -- Product Evaluation by the staff of Dirt Wheel, Photo by Daniel Gonzales It’s hard to admit the truth, but it’s time. We often test products that are not those easiest on the pocketbook. Once we know the technology and safety or added protection that some of these overly expensive products provide, it is hard to turn them down. However, premium protection brand Leatt is now catering to the average rider and racer by introducing the GPX 3.5 helmet. It contains the unseen protection…

Hetrick Aims to Earn Fourth Overall Win at Sunset Ridge

Wienen looking to take his home state overall win. Coming off his second-straight win, third of the season, Joel Hetrick is aiming to keep his momentum rolling into this weekend's ATVMX National in Illinois. Hetrick currently sits second in the points standings and is looking to earn some valuable points in the quest for his second AMA Pro ATVMX National Title.

DO-IT-ALL EVO WILDCAT XX

-- Testing one angry ’Cat -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels Evo Powersports is known for ramping the power up on turbocharged UTVs. With Evo products, you can make some massive gains. In fact, we have driven the company’s 400-horsepower Can-Am Maverick X3. But this Textron (now Arctic Cat again in 2019) Wildcat XX is an entirely different breed of ’Cat. Evo went into this project gambling that they will have a head start when and if the Wildcat XX comes in a turbocharged version. They readily admitted that the R&D…

1984 HONDA ATC250R FIRST TEST

-- High-performance 2-stroke 3-wheeler -- There it was on the front cover of our April 1984 issue, Honda's big bad ATC250R, back when it was still air-cooled. So, what did the Dirt Wheels test crew think of this machine back then? Well, read the original test below as it first appeared to the world 35 years ago. . . .

THE NEW JULY ISSUE IS HERE!

-- Make sure you get a copy -- The new July 2019 issue of Dirt Wheels is on sale at your local stores and newsstands now. It's packed full of ATV and UTV articles you'll want to see. The easiest way to get a copy is have us deliver it to your home. You get 12 issues a year for only $19.95 and we also give you a $25 gift card. That's right, you actually make $5 on the deal. It takes just a minute or so to sign up. > https://hi-torque.com/product/dirt-wheels-holiday/ For a preview of what's inside the new July issue…

2019 HONDA TALON 1000R TEST

-- A six-speed sport UTV that handles the hype -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels Our first drive in the all-new Honda Talon 1000R literally lasted minutes. Since then it has felt like the minutes would never end between that first ride and an opportunity for serious seat time, but the time finally arrived. We got a solid day in the Talon 1000R at Sand Hollow State Park in Hurricane, Utah. Sand Hollow is stunning to look at, and it has a wide range of riding and driving conditions packed into a single riding area. Plus,…

NEW 2020 YAMAHA ATVs

-- YAMAHA PRESS RELEASE: Grizzlies, Raptors, YFZs & Kodiaks -- 2020 Grizzly:  Big Bore ATV for Aggressive Trail Riding New for 2020, the Grizzly is now prewired for the Yamaha Adventure Pro, powered by Magellan, bringing more technology and social media capability to recreational ATV riders. The most comprehensive and user-friendly GPS and vehicle data tracking unit available for ATVs and Side-by-Sides, the Adventure Pro offers Magellan’s extensive GPS network and durable tablet technology to adventurous off-road …

THE FAMOUS BLACKWATER 100

-- Looking back at this epic event --  By D. West The Blackwater 100 happened every year in Davis, West Virginia, from 1975 to 1993. It was a 100-mile race across swamps, mud holes, tight trails, steep rocky uphills and downhills, and the famous Highway 93 river crossing. The top racers were fighting to have the quickest time and win the event. Most everyone else was just trying to finish the 100-mile course before dark. The racecourse was a 20-mile loop, and you had to make five laps. The tough sections you…

NEW 2020 HONDA ATVs

-- Next year's Rubicons, Foremans & Ranchers are here -- HONDA PRESS RELEASE: During Power Lab 2019, Honda's powersports dealer experiential event held south of Dallas at TexPlex Park, Honda unveiled its 2020 ATV lineup, which includes important updates to the FourTrax® Foreman®, Foreman Rubicon and Rancher® multipurpose models. Additional multipurpose models making a return are the Recon® and Rincon®, while the TRX®250X and TRX90X sport models also return for 2020. Made in Timmonsville, South Carolina, Honda's ATV…

GOX ENDURO/ OTG GOGGLE TEST

-- Comfort without fogging --  Product Evaluation by the staff of Dirt Wheels: Vision is super important while riding or driving, and if you wear corrective eyeglasses, you undoubtedly face challenges. For some vision-challenged folks, contacts can do the trick, but dry eyes and dust are issues. For others, glasses are the only answer, but you have to fit them inside the goggles. A few years ago, very small lenses were in style, and it wasn’t hard to get them under the goggles. Now, they are trending larger. One of…