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THUMPER TALK: The 25 best tips for your 4-stroke

Thumper Talk As the riding season winds down, it may be a good time to get your four-stroke ATV running up to its full po­tential. To help you out, we talked with some of the top four-stroke tun­ers in the country and asked them to lay out their best performance tips. From the Northwest, we […]

HIGH-TECH 4-STROKE RACERS

High Tech 4-Stroke Racers Four-stroke sport ATVs—like Honda’s popular 300EX, Yamaha’s War­ri­or, and Kawasaki’s Mojave—have not changed much in the last ten years. The ’87 Warrior and Mojave are virtually identical to the ’98 models, except for cosmetic and color chang­es, and although Honda engineers beefed up and stroked the en­gine in today’s 300EX, the […]

CHECK YOUR VIN CODE!

By Staff of DIRT WHEELS CHECK YOUR VIN CODE! Each vehicle, be it a car or a motorcycle, has its own unique identifier — the VIN code that allows you to find out just everything about the means of transport. This number is assigned to the vehicle by the manufacturer and serves as its ID. […]

WIDE OPEN

Attack of the affordable UTVs! By Joe Kosch Just like lots of Dirt Wheels readers, I have to avoid tripping on my tongue when I see a machine like Can-Am’s Maverick X3 X rc Turbo RR or the Polaris RZR Pro XP Ultimate. That can be embarrassing when lots of people are around, like when Polaris […]

2020 WORCS RACE, MESQUITE, NV

2020 WORCS RACE, MESQUITE, NV. Corbin Leaverton picked up his third win in the SXS Pro Production class as the Rocky Mountain ATV MC WORCS Series presented by Polaris RZR. Corbin returned to action after taking more than two months off due to COVID-19. David Haagsma finished second, and Shawn Saxton was third. Beau Baron […]

DIRT WHEELS GREATEST HITS

Dirt Wheels Greatest Hits are machines that our fans liked the most according to their interactions.  So we put together the top 15 most popular posts from the last year to bring you all the best content in one package! We don’t always get a lot of information about the epic machines our readers send […]

DIRT WHEELS RZR TURBO S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels DIRT WHEELS RZR TURBO S Building a project machine is always rewarding, but we like it best when we get to start with a great machine. Collin Duffy is our project specialist, and he set his sights on Polaris’ RZR XP Turbo S Velocity for an epic adventure build. […]

WIDE OPEN

Best in the West By Colin Duffy Dennis West has rarely been seen sliding, wheelieing or jumping a quad or UTV in Dirt Wheels photos. Though he has been largely unsung in the pages of Dirt Wheels, “D. West” (as we called him) has shaped every issue of the magazine that our readers have ever opened. […]

2020 POLARIS OUTLAW 70 EFI

2020 POLARIS OUTLAW 70 EFI. Polaris wants to get kids riding at a young age. Their latest ATV has a recommended age limit of six years old. Safety is number one so Polaris included a throttle governor that controls speeds from 0-15 MPH, a safety flag, and a free helmet.  Parents and kids will like […]

40th year of Dirt Wheels Magazine

40th year of Dirt Wheels By D. West, 2020 marks the 40th year that Dirt Wheels has been producing magazines. So, what happened four decades ago that caused this magazine to suddenly exist? Well, let’s go back to the summer of 1980 and see what was going on at Hi-Torque Publications. That is the company that […]