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EVENT: 2022 CAN-AM UTV HAMMERS CHAMPIONSHIP

UTVs rocking and rolling Johnson Valley By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Casey Thomas and Karel Kramer Uncounted thousands of fans and hundreds of race teams brave the bitter cold wind of a dry California lakebed to be part of the group of Ultra4 Racing races that make up the legendary King of the Hammers. […]

ATV TEST: 2022 CAN-AM RENEGADE X XC 1000R

No wonder it dominates the GNCC series By the staff of Dirt Wheels Has anyone ever turned a machine over to you with a warning? “This thing has a lot of power so be careful!” No statement could have been more relevant to this machine. There was a time when 4×4 quads were earnest and capable […]

Upgrades to 2022 Honda Talons Improve Driving Experience

  Talon 1000R Talon 1000R FOX Live Valve Talon 1000X Talon 1000X FOX Live Valve Talon 1000X-4 Talon 1000X-4 FOX Live Valve Since entering the sport side-by-side market just four years ago, the Honda Talon family has already established itself among the top entrants in the segment, quickly growing and evolving to address the needs […]

YAMAHA TOOK US TO OREGON DUNES

We had the chance to visit Winchester Bay in Oregon to get some seat time on the current Raptor and YFZ450R. Although nothing has really changed for 2022 compared to the 2021 models, Yamaha wanted us to get an experience that showcased the design of both machines. A place where sport quad power delivery and […]

Learn Pro Race Skill at Free Yamaha GNCC University

Learn Professional Racing Skills and Techniques from Premier Off-Road Racers for Free Yamaha announces registration is now open for the 2022 Yamaha Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) University. All up-and-coming off-road racers and riders are invited to hone their skills with hands-on help and tutelage from some of the greatest ATV and off-road motorcycle racers of […]

2022 4×4 & UTILITY ATV BUYER’S GUIDE

By Lane Lindstrom and the staff of Dirt Wheels 2022 4×4 & UTILITY ATV BUYER’S GUIDE By now, you’ve no doubt heard about how hot the UTV powersports market has been over the past year and a half. So, too, has the ATV segment. It’s so hot, in fact, that some models have been fairly […]

2022 UTV KING OF THE HAMMERS

2022 UTV KING OF THE HAMMERS The last few years have been dominated by the yellow Can-Am crew for the King of the Hammers UTV race. Yesterday’s qualifying race finally put a Polaris back in the top spot for now with Cole Clark behind the wheel. Trailing right behind the top spot is still the […]

UTV TEST: YAMAHA WOLVERINE RMAX2 1000 LIMITED EDITION

Amazing dirt performance with sport-sedan interior luxury By the staff of Dirt Wheels When Yamaha introduced the new Wolverine RMAX2 and RMAX4 to the press, they released both at the same time. At that point we chose to concentrate on the luxurious Wolverine RMAX4 Limited Edition, thinking that it made sense with the $1500 price difference. […]

2022 NEW YAMAHA ATVS & UTVS

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces the balance of its Proven Off-Road 2022 Side-by-Side (SxS) and ATV models, including the Pure Sport YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R Sport Shift (SS), championship-dominating YFZ450R, and the big-bore powerhouse Raptor 700R. These vehicles, along with all of Yamaha’s Side-by-Sides and full-size ATVs are built with pride in the U.S. at Yamaha’s […]

2022 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 570

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2022 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 570 Polaris is one company that remains committed to regular updates for its 4×4 quad line. For example, Polaris’ 2021 Sportsman 570 line got a completely new and upgraded rolling chassis and all bodywork, including racks and rack extenders. Now, here is the 2022 Sportsman 570 […]