Browsing category

Reviews

2020 CAN-AM X3 TURBO RR

– By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 CAN-AM X3 TURBO RR Just one year ago the Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs Turbo R sat at the performance pinnacle for the company’s UTV line. That was then, and the Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs Turbo RR is now. The jump from 172 horsepower to 195 […]

ASSAULT RZR TURBO S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels ASSAULT RZR TURBO S Let’s say that you work at an aftermarket company that makes excellent and very cool products. Imagine that the company is Assault Industries. Further, suppose that you just bought a Polaris RZR Turbo S. Tom Cavish faced this exact scenario, and he needed to make […]

CST SANDBLAST TIRES

By the staff of Dirt Wheels CST SANDBLAST TIRES We have something of a love-hate relationship with paddle tires. We love the traction in the sand, but unlike many UTV pilots, our whole world doesn’t revolve around the sandbox. None of our machines are reserved specifically for sand use. That means we need to keep […]

RETURN OF THE HONDA TRX450R

By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photos by Pat “Ride in focus” Carrigan RETURN OF THE HONDA TRX450R There is no doubt that Duncan Racing International (DRI) helps breed winners. Erin Simmons relies on the DRI team of Loren and Leonard Duncan to build and prep his AZOP championship-winning Honda TRX450R. Going fast in Grand […]

PROJECT POLARIS RS1

By the staff of Dirt Wheels PROJECT POLARIS RS1 Maxxis Tire race support stalwart Mike Farmer has done a lot of racing and riding on two wheels, and he still owns dirt bikes. But as he says of his fairly recent passion, “I just can’t stay out of these UTVs!” Even though the companies he […]

MORE 2020 YAMAHAS

—  XT-R editions provide more features — By the staff of Dirt Wheels The 2020 ATV and UTV models keep funneling in as 2019 comes to its inevitable end. Our feelings remain bittersweet that another year has rolled by, but the excitement of new and upgraded machines continually keeps our spirits afloat. Yamaha previously released […]

2020 POLARIS GENERALS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 POLARIS GENERALS In actuality, Polaris has defined the sport-utility segment with the General line. Whether in response to the General or just to entice new buyers, most utility machines have upped the performance, features, and suspension. A fine example is the utilitarian Polaris Ranger. Late models are more […]

2020 POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 1000 S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 1000 S. When it comes to off-road, Polaris is the 800-pound gorilla in the room. There are several reasons why Polaris has such a strong position in the dirt market. For one, the company builds machines that people want to own. That may sound ridiculously […]

UNI DUAL-LAYER FOAM AIR FILTER

 By the staff of Dirt Wheels UNI DUAL-LAYER FOAM AIR FILTER 2019 is the 50th anniversary of Uni Filter. When the company was brand new, foam air filters weren’t that common. Some of the most popular brands had seams that were sewed together, and many of the Uni products were seamless. Few of Uni’s early […]

YAMAHA ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN BIKE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels YAMAHA ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN BIKE Dirt Wheels doesn’t shy away from a challenge. Over the years we have placed some interesting machines in our magazine that may or may not be classified as ATVs or UTVs, but the title of the magazine is Dirt Wheels. Interpreted loosely, that means anything […]

PELICAN 50QT ELITE COOLER

By the staff of Dirt Wheels By the staff of Dirt Wheels PELICAN 50QT ELITE COOLER The days of heat are finally winding down here in Southern California, which means instead of 105-degree averages, we are settling into the 80–90s. Coolers are always on hand when we go testing ATVs and UTVs. Some we take […]

CAN-AM MAVERICK SPORT MAX DPS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels CAN-AM MAVERICK SPORT MAX DPS Our first thought when we experienced the first 50-inch Maverick Trail was, we hope they make this same machine in a wider stance. Like Can-Am was reading our minds, the 60-inch Maverick Sport line followed and was soon joined by the 64-inch Maverick Sport […]