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NEW TIRE: GBC DIRT COMMANDER 2.0

NEW TIRE: GBC DIRT COMMANDER 2.0 GBC Tires has always stood at the forefront of design and innovation since its well-received inception in 1995. Moving forward into 2020, the tradition continues with the release of its newest UTV tire, the Dirt Commander 2.0. GBC used the popular tread blocks from the original Dirt Commander and replaced the biased construction with a radial design. GBC also added strong square shoulder lugs to complement the new radial construction, helping the tire maintain grip and bite even during…

GBC HEARTLAND CHALLENGE

GBC HEARTLAND CHALLENGE GBC tires returns for another year of racing with the 13th Annual Heartland Challenge.  As in previous races, the challenge will be located in beautiful Carlisle, Iowa, and will feature racers from across the country all looking to secure a win in what is often considered one of the nation’s most demanding off-road races. Featuring a wide variety of obstacles and race conditions, the Heartland race has been known to push athletes to the limit both mentally and physically. GBC tires have…

GBC YOUTH SxS TIRE

GBC YOUTH SxS TIRE GBC Motorsports is excited to announce that the industry’s first Youth SXS tire, the Kanati Mini Mongrel, is now officially available in two sizes - a 23x7.00R10 and 23x8.00R10. Both tires are currently in stock and available for purchase. The Mini Mongrel features the same aggressive tread pattern as the larger and dependable Kanati Mongrel, only sized to accommodate smaller machines and younger drivers. Whether it is race weekend or family time on the…

BRIMSTONE’S 2019 WHITE KNUCKLE EVENT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SGUqOK8BeE BRIMSTONE'S 2019 WHITE KNUCKLE EVENT Live performances by the Brothers Osborne, Marshall Tucker Band, A Thousand Horses, and HARDY! Nitro-Circus Hi-Octane FMX showcase, Saturday night fireworks, Yamaha Motor USA & Honda motorcycles & ATV demos. Wild Mountain Rampage with a prize of a 2019 Yamaha Wolverine X2! Over 300 miles of offroad trails to explore in Huntsville, TN. Best food vendors of the East, thousands of happy campers, and 20,000 acres to…

Brimstone 2018: White Knuckle Event

The White Knuckle Event™ is the “hold on tight” event of the year as OHV enthusiasts from all over push their vehicles to the limit. This year, the Nitro Circus crew is hyped to be the highlight of Brimstone’s WKE and is committed to making Nitro’s appearance a stunning apex.

TUESDAY TREAD: GBC KANATI MONGREL

Rock and roll, and rolling rocks By the staff of Dirt Wheels When we first saw the GBC Kanati Mongrel tires in action, we wondered if they were an automotive tire adapted to UTV use. Nope, they are designed for ATVs and UTVs. When a tire company is building a tire for original equipment, they have a lot of demands to meet. It must offer traction in an extremely wide range of terrain. The tread should clean well in mud yet not be destroyed easily in rocks. The suspension department will want the tire to be as light…

PROJECT UTV: BUILDING A BETTER ACE

Project Polaris Ace 570 racer By the staff of Dirt Wheels The FCR dual-rate spring kit gives the Ace a softer ride when you are going fast, and it helps make hard landings feel a lot softer. There is just something great about a Polaris Ace. Maybe it’s the fact that it is a single-seat UTV that is the width of a quad and is a load of fun to drive! You can take an Ace on 50-inch-wide trails with a 320, 570 or 900 engine choice. We wanted to take our Ace 570 from a good trail machine to a full-blown trail…

SILLY SEASON STARTS NOW

This is the time of year Pro riders start fielding offers from other teams or negotiating current contracts. In a few month we will know who Chad Weinen, Joel Hetrick, Beau Baron, Chris Borich and Adam McGill will be riding for. This is also a great time for amateur ridders to get their resumes polished up and sent in for the new year. In the coming months we will post all the companies that are accepting sponsorship proposals and exact instruction on where to submit. Today, both Walsh Race Craft and GBC tires have…

BUILD GUIDE: Modify your ATV/UTV and Truck

Year after year, ATVs and UTVs are using more automotive components. Parts like CV joints, electronic fuel-injection systems and tires can be cross-referenced to the automotive world. So it’s no wonder we are seeing more automotive companies jumping into the popular powersports game. We have come up with a list of companies that build products for both ATVs, UTVs and the pick-up trucks we use to haul them in. This way, if you want to build some brand loyalty on and off the trail, these companies will help you go about it.…