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ATV TEST: POLARIS SPORTSMAN 850 ULTIMATE TRAIL EDITION

As good as it getsBy the staff of Dirt Wheels There are subtle but important changes and updates to the 2021 Polaris Sportsman 850. In this case we are testing the Ultimate Trail Edition. That whole Ultimate Trail Edition (UTE) designation and specifications are new for 2021, so the UTE is, by definition, all new, despite sharing a great deal with current and past twin-cylinder Sportsman models. Regardless of the percentage that is new, the package is impressive, and we were excited to get some trail miles under the…

2022 POLARIS SPORTSMAN: NOW WITH RIDE COMMAND

Polaris Sportsman 2022 Sportsman 570 Ride Command Edition - Starting at $10,899 U.S. MSRP 2022 Sportsman XP 1000 Ride Command Edition - Starting at $14,499 U.S. MSRP Polaris Sportsman, the No.1-selling automatic 4x4 ATV, today unveiled two new limited-edition models featuring RIDE COMMAND technology. Aimed at elevating the off-road lifestyle for riders of all backgrounds and experience levels, the new Sportsman 570 and XP 1000 RIDE COMMAND Editions are packed with exclusive tech, more performance and added trail…

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…

TECH: POLARIS SPORTSMAN CVT BELT CHANGE

Find your mojo again By the staff of Dirt Wheels There was a time when it was fairly rare to replace the CVT drive belt on a 4x4 quad, but now some of these models are very powerful and come with large and aggressive tires. What we need here is some good TECH: to remedy the situation. Plus, owners are riding them harder and punishing the CVT and its belt with high-load situations like mud-running and using track systems. In our case, the belt on our Polaris Scrambler S let go while racing, so it was being ridden…