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BOYESEN TRX450R SUPERCOOLER KIT

PRODUCT EVALUATION: BOYESEN TRX450R SUPERCOOLER KIT By Daniel Gonzalez BOYESEN TRX450R SUPERCOOLER Boyesen has been a front runner in the off-road motorcycle and ATV industry since 1972. Eyvind Boyesen advanced reed-induction technology for two-stroke motors. The name Boyesen soon became a staple for performance on and off the racetrack. Boyesen is known for creating more than just reed-induction products. They offer the Power X-Wing, factory racing clutch covers, Shockout grip system, Quickshot kits and more.…

FLY DIRT LAUNDRY BAG

.By the staff of Dirt Wheels FLY DIRT LAUNDRY BAG Getting wild and rowdy in the dirt means your riding gear is going to meet mud and muck. Racers tend to keep multiple sets of gear in their bag to change out between races. Some weekend warriors just want to keep the rest of their clean gear separated from the dirty stuff. Fly Racing’s $10.95 Dirt Laundry bag is an inexpensive way to store your roached riding threads in the same gear bag as your clean stuff, or you can just toss it in the truck bed until it’s…

RICOCHET OFF-ROAD TRX450R SKID PLATE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Most of our favorite sport quads have slid sideways off of major manufacturer production lines. This means the mass quantity of used ones is getting older and more beat up. The only way to keep our cherished steads in good shape is proper maintenance and protection products. Thus the Richochet Off-Road TRX450R skid plate was created. So we went to Ricochet Off-Road to pick up a $131.20 full-frame skid plate and a heavy-duty swingarm skid plate for $157.45 for a Honda TRX450R. Most parts…

KLIM WEATHER GEAR

By the staff of Dirt Wheels KLIM WEATHER GEAR. The winter temperatures are dwindling just as the snow on the mountaintops melts away. Temps are on the rise, but the cold and wet weather isn’t entirely over as spring rounds the corner. We ventured out to find the last of the heavy rain and snow to test a Klim gear set that we are enthralled with. The Traverse gear and Aggressor base layers may be a hit to the pocketbook, but they are worth the investment if you ride in harsh conditions. WARMTH FROM BELOW …

DP BRAKES SETUP

By the staff of Dirt Wheels DP BRAKES SETUP.  If you want to go fast, you need to be able to slow down quickly. While you may think that is counterintuitive, the quicker you can stop, the longer you can hold the throttle open. With that logic in mind, we went to DP Brakes for a set of $39.95 SDP Pro-MX sintered brake pads and $109.95 Moose Racing OEM replacement brake rotors that are made by DP for a Honda TRX450R. The old pads had seen their day, the rear rotor was bent and the fronts had some warping, so it was time…

RUGGED RADIOS BELL QUALIFIER PUMPER HELMET

By the staff of Dirt Wheels The Bell brand has been a well-known name in the motorsports industry for decades, and while not as long, so has Rugged Radios. Bell has recently made it far more affordable for an average UTV enthusiast to have a “pumper” helmet designed to be connected to a filtered clean-air system. Thus the debut of the RUGGED RADIOS BELL QUALIFIER PUMPER HELMET. No more breathing dust! So, you might be asking, why should you go to Rugged Radios to purchase a Bell helmet? For one, Rugged is a leading…

RUGGED RADIOS RRP660 INTERCOM SYSTEM

By the staff of Dirt Wheels RUGGED RADIOS RRP660 INTERCOM SYSTEM Rugged Radios is the biggest name in off-road communications applications. When you see serious UTV off-roaders, it is more than common to see an intercom system and/or a radio kit from Rugged. Until you have experienced a clear conversation with your passenger(s) without shouting, you don’t know what you are missing. In addition to talking between passengers, you may listen to music with the RRP660 system. All in-car communication is hands-free.…

SIMPSON GHOST BANDIT HELMET

By the staff of Dirt Wheels SIMPSON GHOST BANDIT HELMET Speed and style. Going fast and looking good doing it is the goal of many of our readers and certainly our test riders and editors. UTV drivers spend lots of money upgrading their machines to go faster and then spend more on wraps, graphics, colored wheels, and custom powder-coated parts to make them look fast. So, why not invest in just the right helmet? Simpson Racing is well-versed in speed and style. It offers vast lines of protective equipment for…

PELICAN R40 RUCK & SHIELD CASES

By the staff of Dirt Wheels PELICAN R40 RUCK & SHIELD CASES Many people in today’s culture view their cellular devices as 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…

BFD OFF-ROAD RZR ROLL CAGE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels BFD OFF-ROAD RZR ROLL CAGE We recently watched a video of a UTV sailing off a vast sand dune in Glamis of Southern California. In the air, the machine turned sideways, and when it landed, it continued to roll end over end violently until it reached the bottom of the dune. Thanks to a well-constructed aftermarket roll cage, the inhabitants of the machine walked away; the machine was absolutely destroyed. Our sport is full of the best of times, but when the fun can get flipped upside…

LEATT 3DF AIRFIT BODY VEST

By the staff of Dirt Wheels LEATT 3DF AIRFIT BODY VEST If we had the ability, we would cover every inch of our bodies in armor so we could ride fast and never worry about getting hurt. Unfortunately, we probably couldn’t ride for longer than five minutes without getting tired from all the weight, and mobility would be a major issue. So, we stick to what keeps our limbs moving freely and the vital body parts properly protected. Leatt tends to be a step above the rest in the protection department. They utilize…

OGIO RIG 9800 ROLLING GEAR BAG

By the staff of Dirt Wheels OGIO RIG 9800 ROLLING GEAR BAG Who buys a $329.99 rolling gear bag? We suggest that in the case of the Ogio Rig 9800 bag, smart people want many years of having fun. Then we looked at the reviews for the bag. People use it for carrying paintball rigs, scuba equipment, construction gear and RC cars among other things. They transport that equipment and gear in cars, on planes, and on trains. Every review mentioned how well the Rig 9800 deals with incredible amounts of abuse. We only…