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RIDING TIPS: WORCS CHAMPION BEAU BARON

Sit or stand in corners By the staff of Dirt Wheels   While looking at our photos of the Mesquite round of WORCS, Pro ATV champ and race winner Beau Baron hit one corner standing and sitting on different laps. We were curious and asked how he chooses whether to sit or stand in a corner. He […]

RIDING TIPS: ATV/MX CHAMPION CHAD WIENEN

Standing for traction By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photo by Stephen Tripp We have noticed that in looking at many photos of multi-time ATV/MX champion Chad Wienen, he has an interesting style. He stands well forward on his Yamaha YFZ450R and often leans off to the side, as he is in this shot from the […]

FEATURE: REAL-WORLD TRAIL PREPAREDNESS

What people really take on the trail By Casey Kramer Whether you’re an expert who has ridden every trail in the world or you can’t even spell “preparedness,” we’ve got you covered with all the tools and supplies you need to make your ride safe, comfortable and enjoyable. Not only will we tell you exactly what to […]

Watch The Quad Race At Carlsbad Raceway From 1987

Back in the 1980s ATV racing was hot. Top riders raced several circuits that criss crossed the entire county not just the East Coast. The top riders of the day, may be some names you still hear about now racing UTVs, building engines, running tire companies or promoting national dirt bike races. Here you can […]

UTAH NO LONGER HONORING OUT OF STATE OHV REGISTRATION

The state of Utah will no longer be honoring off-highway vehicle registrations from any other states beginning on Jan. 1, 2020. In past years, Utah has had standing agreements with some other states to honor each other’s OHV registration. This meant that visitors to Utah who had OHVs registered in states like Nevada were not […]

ICE RACING BASICS

— How to have tons of fun going sideways — By the staff of Dirt Wheels with Josh Underwood, Photos by Stephen Tripp/www.stephentripp.com There is nothing Dirt Wheels loves more than a letter or an e-mail with a radical, high-quality photo included. Some relevant info is just a gilded frame on the shot. And then […]

MUD RIDING SECRETS

— Interview with Louisiana’s top swamper — CAN-AM PRESS RELEASE: The thrill of powering through the deepest, gnarliest mud holes on earth doesn‘t come naturally to most people, but Dustin Jones isn‘t most people. Born, raised, and based in Shreveport, Louisiana, his passion for challenging himself and his machines has led not only to S3 […]

UTV SUMMER SURVIVAL GUIDE: 2019

Summer is here and so is the heat! We’ve found everything from basic gear to high tech gadgets to help you and your machine to survive the summer. Roof: Some machines come stock with a roof, but if you don’t have one it will make a big difference during the sunny months. All machines are […]

JIMMY WHITE, TEAM KAWASAKI 1984

— 3-WHEEL RACING HALL OF FAME — You may have heard of the epic 3-wheeler battles in the 1980s between Team Honda and Team Kawasaki. These iron men racers were involved in plenty of bar-banging action on race tracks all across the country as they fought for the National ATV Championship. The Honda team had […]