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PRODUCT EVALUATION:

Fantastic traction and Beadlock wheels By the staff of Dirt Wheels QUAD BOSS QBT446 TIRES AND BOSS LOCK WHEELS Recently, we were planning some ATV adventures that would see us riding far from our home base and transportation. We needed a tire and wheel setup that would allow us to relax and not worry about […]

SHOCK TECH: SHOCK THERAPY SPRINGS AND LIMIT STRAPS

Polaris RZR XP Pro Ultimate suspension upgrades By Ray Gibbs and the staff of Dirt Wheels SHOCK TECH:  The 2020 Polaris XP Pro Ultimate is an impressive machine right off the showroom floor, but it is not perfect. I grade any off-road machine in four categories: power, braking, suspension and comfort. The powerplant delivers a thrilling […]

UTV TAKEOVER!

So much more than just sand in one be-UTAH-ful place By the staff of Dirt Wheels UTV Takeover is well-known for their family-friendly events in some of the best riding spots in the United States. This year a new pushpin was added to the UTV Takeover map at Sand Hollow State Park in southern Utah.  Known […]

ATV MX NATIONALS

Wienen has the points By the staff of Dirt Wheels ATV MX NATIONALS For the past few seasons, fans of ATV/MX have been treated to a superb battle as two of the best to ever grab handlebars remained locked in an all-out war for the championship. Joel Hetrick and Chad Wienen have been the main […]

ATVS BEAT THE UTVS

Blurton’s fourth win By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Harlan Foley ATVS BEAT UTVS Maxxis Tires “Casey Folks” Vegas to Reno, point-to-point desert race began as the longest race in the U.S. Thanks to the hard work of BITD, and originator Casey Folks, it has become the Big Daddy, the bucket-list event that draws racers […]

TECH: POLARIS SPORTSMAN CVT BELT CHANGE

Find your mojo again By the staff of Dirt Wheels There was a time when it was fairly rare to replace the CVT drive belt on a 4×4 quad, but now some of these models are very powerful and come with large and aggressive tires. What we need here is some good TECH: to remedy the […]

RIDING TIPS: WORCS CHAMPION BEAU BARON TELL YOU HOW TO RACE…

Sit or stand in corners By the staff of Dirt Wheels   RIDING TIPS: When looking at our photos of the Mesquite round of WORCS, Pro ATV champ and race winner Beau Baron hit one corner standing and sitting on different laps. We were curious and asked how he chooses whether to sit or stand in a […]

TECH: 2017 CAN-AM X3 DRY-BREAK INSTALL

Fast and safe fuel By the staff of Dirt Wheels TECH: We recently caught up with Best in the Desert race series competitor Rick Smith who has been racing a 2017 Can-Am X3 with some light modifications suited for racing. While competing in the 2020 Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada, Rick explained he lost a […]

BEST ATV/UTV TRAILS ON EARTH

BEST ATV/UTV TRAILS ON EARTH The US arguably has some of the most thrilling ATV trails in the world, but if you want to explore trails in different climates, you will find plenty of excellent ones in various countries.  But have you ever wondered where the BEST ATV/UTV TRAILS ON EARTH are? Here are picks […]

OREGON DUNACY!

Big-time sand-throwing By Gee Armstrong Photos by Juli Moore, Dirt-N-Dunez Photography OREGON DUNACY! A veritable case of pure OREGON DUNACY! As giant plumes of sand roost blasted forth from the spinning paddle tires of 500-plus-horsepower UTVs, a crowd of thrilled spectators (socially distanced and masked) were at round three of the General Tire Sand Outlaw UTV Drag […]

XC RACING STEPS UP

Stepping up its game in Ohio By Harlen Foley, Photos by Harlen Foley XC RACING STEPS UP The American Cross-Country Championship Series is perhaps best known for stepping in to sanction East Coast pro SxS cross-country racing when GNCC discontinued its SXS classes. Now, AXCC promoter, Andy Kyner, has further stepped up his game and held […]