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BUYER’S GUIDE: UTV SHOCKS AND SPRINGS

Your UTV could have the most horsepower on the dirt (or sand or rocks) and/or could be the sweetest-looking machine out there. But, if your ride sucks, then who really cares? You might think your rig is fast but if you’re all over the place because your suspension leaves a lot to be desired, then […]

COMPETITION: GENERAL TIRE SAND OUTLAW SERIES FINALE

High-powered cars out kickin’ sand By Juli Moore/Dirt-N-Dunez Photography and Dirt Wheels staff The 2020 season finale of the General Tire Sand Outlaw Series brought racing back to Glamis at Oldsmobile Hill after a 10-year gap. Previous rounds at Glamis have run on the relative flats alongside famed Gecko Road. With the drags returning to iconic […]

WIDE OPEN: Less can be more

By Joe Kosch In the world of UTVs, the fastest, widest machines with the most suspension travel attract the most attention. They don’t just look wild; they are wild, but 64- and 72-inch-wide machines with prices that start around $20,000 and go beyond $30,000 don’t fit everyone’s UTV reality. You may want to look at […]

WIDE OPEN: Electric car shock

By Joe Kosch As I eased the General to a stop at a part of the trail that crossed a road, I looked for oncoming cars and spotted something I didn’t expect—a Tesla electric sports car. The speed the car was going and the way it accelerated on the uphill turn on the mountain road […]

XC-1 CONTENDER: ADAM McGILL

By the staff of Dirt Wheels XC-1 CONTENDER: ADAM McGILL Hailing from Waverly, West Virginia, Adam McGill can be called the “Bridesmaid” on the track or “Class Clown” off the tracks of the GNCC ATV series. In battle, he’s been the biggest threat to champions like Bill Balance, Chris Borich, and Walker Fowler, and has […]

2021 CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000

This morning BRP announced a new Can-Am model THE 2021 CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000       Starting at $18,399-2 seat, $19,199-4 seat 100HP V-Twin Engine A-arm suspension 13-15-inches of travel 27 or 28-Inch tires 90.6″ wheelbase More info to come Spec-Commander-XT-P-1000R-TripleBlackOrange See our 2020 UTV Buyers Guide HERE.

DAKOTA HIBLER

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Miller Truby and the Hibler family DAKOTA HIBLER Dakota Hibler was born in Orange County, California, but her family soon moved to Arizona. The 12-year-old is the youngest of three kids. She started racing almost seven years ago when she saw the KTM Jr. race at a […]

GNCC RACE TIPS: HOW TO GET GREAT STARTS

By the staff of  Dirt Wheels with GNCC Champ Walker Fowler GNCC RACE TIPS: HOW TO GET GREAT STARTS * GNCC Champion Walker Fowler races a Yamaha YFZ 450 in the Pro ranks on the rugged woods circuits of Grand National Cross Country Racing circuits. He has had some time to perfect his starting techniques […]

CAN-AM TAKES 2021 KING OF THE HAMMERS

The 2021 King of the Hammers is one of the biggest off-road events in the US. Last year nearly 60 thousand people made their way to the lakebed in Johnson Valley, California. During a pandemic, many were worried that this year would be canceled like almost all 2020 off-road gatherings and races. The KOH team […]

2020 WORCS ROUND 5: MESQUITE, NV

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 WORCS ROUND 5 Like all sporting events in the U.S., the popular WORCS races of GP-style off-road racing was completely derailed by COVID-19. We doubt that the promoters were grateful for a modest spectator turnout before, but the off-road-typical low density of spectators and the spread-out nature of […]

FORD BROTHERS HONDA 450R GNC MXERS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Harlen Foley FORD BROTHERS HONDA 450R GNC MXERS We take a close look at Cody and Bryce Ford’s ATV Championship quads. The boys had great success on their potent Honda TRX 450R’s. Bryce is a first-year Pro rookie, while Cody has a year on the pro circuits. […]

WIDE OPEN

By Joe Kosch SOUND ADVICE The sounds ATVs make are just some of the things that make me like them so much, and I think most ATVers are moved by what they hear from their machines. The sounds your machine puts out, and the sounds it doesn’t, are a big part of the mixture of […]