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PRODUCT EVALUATION: PELICAN R40 RUCK & SHIELD CASES

Phone protection for riding By the staff of Dirt Wheels Many people in today’s culture view their cellular devices an extension of themselves, and thus they are never without them. There are plenty of arguments for and against the intrusion of technology into everyday life, but we are not going to get into any of that here. As editors, we use technology to present readers with up-to-date information. That means our pricey pocket computers need proper protection from the elements. Pelican understands that need all too…

TOP 10 60-INCH REC-UTILITY UTVs

The best offerings in this category By Casey Cordeiro, Photos courtesy of the manufacturers and Dirt Wheels There are so many categories and options in the UTV world these days that we often get asked, “How do I choose the right one for me?”  The 60-inch side-by-side vehicles on the market offer a lot of great features that many enthusiasts look for when purchasing a UTV. They are legal on many different trails across the country. They offer a good assortment of engine sizes across the different manufacturers, with…

ATV TEST: 2020 YAMAHA GRIZZLY XT-R

A weapon in the woods By the staff of Dirt Wheels The big bad bear. Yamaha’s Grizzly has topped the mountain year after year as the brand’s premier sport utility ATV. It can paw its way through thick mud, traverse river beds on the hunt, and scale the steeps at a quick clip. Yet, the Yamaha can also retract its claws and conquer terrain in comfort. While the Grizzly is capable of extreme enjoyment on the trails, it doubles as a handy rig around the ranch, too. For 2020, Yamaha decided to outfit a few UTV models to…

DESTINATION: UTAH OFF-ROAD RENTALS & GUIDED TOURS

Great cars, guides and amazing trails By the staff of Dirt Wheels Utah has everything from stark salt flats to lush forests and mountain meadows, but when off-roaders think of the state, most mentally see red rock vistas. Areas like Zion, Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley and Moab have burned this impression on our minds. But after riding with Utah Off-Road Rentals and Guided Tours, we found that red slick rock is sweet, but Utah has more to offer off-roaders. Utah Off-Road is based out of La Verkin, Utah, not far from…

Your chance to win cool prizes!

Just fill out our entire 2020 reader survey for you chance to win! Click here to start Thank you for filling out this year’s “Reader Survey.” This survey information is crucial for us to provide the content you want to read about month after month. After we finish gathering up the surveys, we are going to choose three prizes to give out to three lucky winners. RockyMountainATV.com has really stepped. We normally have one prize and look for something desirable to give away to any reader no matter what they ride or drive.…

PROJECT MACHINE: SUPERNOVARZR TURBO S

What one man does for his wife By the staff of Dirt Wheels This Polaris RZR Turbo S, also known as SuperNovaRZR, is the second Loomis family build featured in Dirt Wheels. When Wyoming’s Robert Loomis had his Kombustion-built TombRZR 2016 RZR Turbo featured in Dirt Wheels, it fulfilled his dream of having one of his machines in a magazine. He still loves and drives that build, but he tried our RZR Turbo S while we were shooting his machine. After that brief drive, we could see the hunger for a new Turbo S. We don’t…

WIDE OPEN

Which ATV is the right one for you? By D. West In this issue you’ll find our annual “Dirt Wheels ATV Buyer’s Guide.” It has every quad available for 2020. The number of ATVs on this year’s list is about the same number as on last year’s list. What that means is the ATV market still holds its own even with the continued growth of the UTV market. Your local powersports dealer may sell more UTVs these days, but not everyone prefers a steering wheel over handlebars. The sales of quads remain high enough that the…

ATV RACER PROFILE: DAKOTA HIBLER

My name is Dakota Hibler and I love to race. I was born in Orange County California but my family moved to Arizona shortly after. I am currently 12 years old and the youngest of three kids in my family with an older brother and sister. I started racing almost seven years ago when I saw the KTM Jr. kids at a supercross event and told my dad I wanted to race. Since I didn’t have a bike back then we had to find a place for me to race my quad, which back then was a Honda TRX 90. A few years later my dad bought me a Kawasaki…

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…

PROJECT ATV: DUNCAN DUNER

CHECK OUT THE NEW DUNCAN RACING WEBSITE! TRX470R sand slinger By the staff of Dirt Wheels We never fully understood the vastness of gravity’s effect on the inhabitants of this rotating ball of land and water that we call Earth. That was until we felt the pull of mystic wind-blown peaks and the sharp ridges of sand dunes. Riders from far and wide are pulled to these various insatiable places with all manner of off-road machinery to scale the steeps and blast berms with some of the most impressive aftermarket…

Florida 3 Wheeler MX National Championship!

 On Feb 29, 2020 at Dade City Motocross in Florida the #ONTHREE Florida 3 Wheeler MX National Championship took the track by storm. Hosted by Florida ATC Syndicate, this 3 Wheeler only MX event ran 9 classes for a total of 21 Motos. Defending 2 time Champion Luke Peterson returned home with The Iron Man Award among other assorted hardware for outstanding racing all day. Jacob Hall took home the win in The Gamblers Class as well as the Title of MX National Champion for 2020 winning the Top Gun Class. Local…