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Beau Baron Extends WORCS Pro ATV Points Lead with Win

Beau Baron fought off an early challenge from an old adversary and won the Pro ATV portion of the Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series presented by Polaris RZR and Dirt Wheels. Teenage sensation Braxton Grosse won the Pro-Am ATV race. Dry and dusty conditions made for a tough race on the combined motocross and off-road track, something Baron took into consideration before the gated start. As the gate fell, Baron was running side by side with David Haagsma, who was making his first start on an ATV in five years.…

A Brief Guide To Buying an ATV That’s Right For You

Whether you own a farm or seek the thrill of racing on rough landscapes, an ATV is a versatile vehicle worth investing in. If you have to navigate through packed woods, ATVs are incredibly nimble and fun to ride. As the vehicle is compact, it is quite easy to control and maneuver through tight spaces as well. Moreover, you can customize ATVs to suit your unique requirements. Often people managing land or hauling cargo are torn between ATVs and UTVs. If you're on a tight budget, ATVs are a much more affordable option…

XC-1 CONTENDER: ADAM McGILL

By the staff of Dirt Wheels XC-1 CONTENDER: ADAM McGILL Hailing from Waverly, West Virginia, Adam McGill can be called the “Bridesmaid” on the track or “Class Clown” off the tracks of the GNCC ATV series. In battle, he’s been the biggest threat to champions like Bill Balance, Chris Borich, and Walker Fowler, and has finished second to those guys more than he’d like to admit. McGill started racing pro way back in 2006, and three years later got his first win—actually, four of them in 2008.  McGill has battled…

DAKOTA HIBLER

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Miller Truby and the Hibler family DAKOTA HIBLER Dakota Hibler was born in Orange County, California, but her family soon moved to Arizona. The 12-year-old is the youngest of three kids. She started racing almost seven years ago when she saw the KTM Jr. race at a Supercross event and told her father that she wanted to race. Since she didn’t have a motorcycle, the family had to find a place for her to race her Honda TRX90 quad. Vickie Golden, the first woman to qualify and…

PARTS UNLIMITED RACER REWARDS

Parts Unlimited is proud to announce that they have teamed up with the Mid-East Hare Scrambles Series as part of the 2021 We Support the Sport® Racer Rewards Program. Mid-East Hare Scrambles is an outdoor ATV, UTV and dirt bike series that is scheduled to start February 13th in Union, SC and end October 31st in Hickory, NC. The Parts Unlimited We Support the Sport® Contingency Program will reward qualified riders with parts, accessories and apparel, across a multitude of series, through its dedicated dealer network to…

2021 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 850 ULTIMATE TRAIL

Sportsman 850 Ultimate Trail This Sportsman is the ultimate “in-between” machine. It has all the capability and performance of the XP 1000 at a little bit lower price point and with a little less aggressive power. So, if you’re headed out on the trails to do a long ride, but you aren’t planning on crawling mount Everest at top speed, then the 850 Ultimate trail is ideal. The 4-stroke twin-cylinder engine is fuel injected and liquid-cooled. The automatic trans is equipped with on-demand true AWD/2WD and standard engine…

Common ATV Maintenance Mistakes That Can Damage Your Vehicle

Regular maintenance is important for any vehicle, and an ATV is no exception. Driving rashly, crashing your quad, or submerging it in the mud are just some of the ways of ruining your vehicle. Not giving your quad the TLC it deserves means it won't last for long. To ensure the longevity of your ATV, don't make these common mistakes. Not cleaning the air filter Engines wear down quickly if they are filled with dust particles along with air. Though you can buy a new engine, why waste your money when you can avoid…

ATV MX NATIONALS

Wienen has the points By the staff of Dirt Wheels ATV MX NATIONALS For the past few seasons, fans of ATV/MX have been treated to a superb battle as two of the best to ever grab handlebars remained locked in an all-out war for the championship. Joel Hetrick and Chad Wienen have been the main story at every round with the race outcome never a sure thing. On one hand, Hetrick has been clawing his way to the championship and is a huge fan favorite. Coming into the class, reigning champion Hetrick made his mistakes…

RIDING TIPS: WORCS CHAMPION BEAU BARON TELL YOU HOW TO RACE…

Sit or stand in corners By the staff of Dirt Wheels RIDING TIPS: When 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 was happy to explain it for Dirt Wheels readers. RIDING TIPS: “Typically, I will decide to stand up though a corner if I feel like I am losing too much traction to the rear wheels, and the back of the…

BEST ATV/UTV TRAILS ON EARTH

BEST ATV/UTV TRAILS ON EARTH The US arguably has some of the most thrilling ATV trails in the world, but if you want to explore trails in different climates, you will find plenty of excellent ones in various countries.  But have you ever wondered where the BEST ATV/UTV TRAILS ON EARTH are? Here are picks for the top five trails on the planet, outside of the USA of course. The Dirt Mania Circuit, India Located in Nelaguli, Bangalore, the tour company Dirt Mania provides ATV tours through the tropical forests, fields,…

ATV RACERS DOMINATE WITH DP BRAKES IN 2020

BUFFALO, NY. – 2020 DP Brakes Sponsored riders dominate the GNCC ATV Classes, taking first place in ATV Pro XC1, Pro-Am XC2, 4x4 Pro, WXC Women and many more!! Plus, we are proud to say DP Brakes were on the Top 10 ATV Pro machines this season!! Here is a recap of the 2020 GNCC ATV Final Standings for DP Brakes sponsored riders. 2020 GNCC ATV Championships: XC1 Pro ATV: 1st Walker Fowler, 2nd Brycen Neal, 3rd Cole Richardson. Plus, 17 out of 20, All on DP Brakes!! XC2 Pro-Am ATV: 1st Austin Abney, 2nd…

Concerned about your ATV Backfiring? Here’s Why it Happens and How To Prevent It

You are riding your ATV and you heard a sudden “pop”; you get worried. Well, there is nothing to worry about. It’s just that your ATV is backfiring. ATV backfires when your engine runs excessively rich or excessively lean. In simpler terms, when the engine has more fuel for the amount of air present in it or if the fuel is less than the amount of air it has engulfed, the engine backfires, which manifests as a little explosion in either the intake or the exhaust of the ATV’s engine. ATV backfiring is a very common…