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Polaris Takes Over Glamis!

After officially purchasing the Glamis Beach Store and the surrounding land, Glamis is unofficially RZR town.

WHERE TO RIDE IN HAWAII

-- A dream trip to Kauai's lush Princeville Ranch -- By Ken Faught The garden island of Kauai is arguably one of the most beautiful locations on the planet. In fact, over a hundred motion pictures have been filmed on the island, including Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, South Pacific, Soul Surfer and the hit TV show “Gilligan’s Island.” The island gets its beauty from rainfall and regularly trades top honors with Costa Rica as the world’s wettest spot with upwards of 450 inches of rain a year. Yes, that is…

NATIONAL TRAIL FEST: OCT. 4-8, 2018

-- On the Hatfield McCoy Trails in Gilbert, West Virginia -- Get Ready!!! National Trail Fest will be bigger and better than ever before in 2018!  If you've ever been to a Trail Fest, then you already know that it's one of the premier UTV, ATV and Dirt bike riding events in the country.  This world class national event offers some of the VERY BEST TRAIL RIDING IN THE WORLD, with direct access to our Rockhouse Trail, Devil Anse and Buffalo Mountain from the host site location in Gilbert, WV.  Plus, Trailfest has tons of…

WHERE TO RIDE: SAND HOLLOW STATE PARK

-- Off-road wonderland in Hurricane, Utah -- By the staff of Dirt Wheels Many of us live in states that seem driven to limit or even fully eliminate off-road recreation. In light of that, it is satisfying and rewarding to visit Utah and experience a state park teamed with BLM land like Sand Hollow. Sand Hollow is not far from the state’s southern and western borders and likewise relatively close to Zion National Park. You’ll find the typical yet spectacular southern Utah red rock inside the park, as well as be…

ATV TT RACING IS ALIVE

-- Ashtabula: the birthplace of ATV racing -- 4 generations of ATV’s were on hand at the 49th anniversary EDT National at Pine Lake Raceway in Ashtabula, Ohio. 6 wheelers, 3 wheelers, ATV’s and SXS’s.   This is the longest running annual ATV Event in the United States and in 2019 will celebrate the 50th Anniversary EDT National Event.  Every legend in this sport has most likely at one point been at this track during their career and 2019 should be the largest event for ATV Racing as the ATV legends of yesterday, today…

RIDING IN PENNSYLVANIA & MICHIGAN

-- Where to ride guide -- One of the main things that determines the level of satisfaction of a ride is based on where it takes place. Finding great trails in scenic areas is key. To learn about top rated riding areas we rely on word of mouth from other riders who've been there. In this case we're letting Dirt Wheels reader Brad Mengel in Pennsylvania report on his favorite areas. He regularly rides at Reading Famous Outdoors in the coal regions of Pennsylvania. He says you can get permits to ride on the non-active…

UTVs INVADE ST. ANTHONY DUNES, Aug. 30 – Sept. 2

-- Ride the biggest dunes at the UTV Invasion, Labor Day weekend, 2018 -- Spend the 2018 Labor Day holiday riding North America’s biggest and tallest sand dunes in ST Anthony Idaho at the 2018 UTV Invasion, Powered by Evolution Powersports. Now in its 5th year, the UTV Invasion has grown to one of the premier UTV events in the country and it continues to get bigger. Idaho Dunes RV will play host to the event but you don’t have to stay there to attend. All activities are open for anyone to participate and there’s plenty…

WHERE TO TRY OUT A NEW CAN-AM

— TexPlex & Can-Am Demo Facility — Can-Am Press Release: TexPlex Park and Can-Am, BRP’s off-road brand for ATV and side-by-side vehicles, today announced an agreement to create a first-of-its-kind permanent demo facility. Through this collaboration, select local and regional Can-Am dealers are encouraged to send qualified leads to TexPlex Park, where customers will test drive a Can-Am Maverick X3 900 HO, Maverick X3 X rs Turbo R and Defender MAX Lone Star HD10 side-by-side vehicles, at no charge, in a closed-course…

MEMORIAL ATV RALLY & PARADE, HURLEY, WI

-- HURLEY, WISCONSIN PRESS RELEASE: There no better way to kick off the summer than with some off-road riding with friends and family for Memorial Day weekend! Come to Hurley, WI where we hold the largest ATV rally in Wisconsin every year. The Poker Run starts on Thursday, May 24th and ends on Sunday, May 27th, 2018. Local businesses will be offering specials all weekend long along with raffles. On Sunday our Hurley Fire Department will host its infamous mud pit near Twin City Dairy. Come join us for a bundle of fun…

ATV FRIENDLY TOWNS INVITE YOU TO COME RIDING

-- WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE -- The Androscoggin Valley Chamber of Commerce invited the Dirt Wheels crew to come ride their trails in Northern New Hampshire and they asked us to bring along everyone who owns a quad or UTV. Hey, those people get the highest rating in our book. We love to ride in areas where the local towns welcome us with open arms. That's where we prefer to spend our money and time. The word we get from riders in the New England area is that Androscoggin Valley in Northern New Hampshire is ATV…

YAMAHA HELPS MAINTAIN TRAILS

Yamaha employees have worked hard as volunteers over the past ten years to clean up trails so we can continue to enjoy our favorite sports.

The Famous Blackwater 100

-- “The Blackwater 100 is the race that time forgot. It starts in the streets of Davis, West Virginia, and goes out of town to wander through rivers, mountains, swamps and fields. The terrain is as varied as any in the world. To complete one loop of the Blackwater, a rider has to muscle his way through swamps the size of a college campus, mud holes as deep as the Amazon, squared-edged shale uphills, steep rocky downhills and very, very tight woods. If a rider can survive all this, near the end of his first loop he’ll…