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Take our 2021 readers survey for a chance to fin free tires and wheels.   WHERE IS THE ALL-NEW HONDA TRX450R?! We can’t hide the truth. Our beloved sport ATV market has been taken over by roll cage-equipped machines. Do we want to stick our noses up at the UTV market? Of course not! Those […]

AMSOIL GNCC Racing Returns to Snowshoe Mountain Resort

This Saturday, June 23, the world’s fastest off-road ATV racers will take to Snowshoe Mountain for the 12th Annual AMSOIL Snowshoe GNCC. Shaped after the famed Blackwater 100 race, the Snowshoe GNCC in West Virginia is known as one of the most challenging races on the circuit. This year it serves as the ninth round of the 2018 […]

Hetrick Earns Second Consecutive Overall Win at High Point Raceway

Round five of the 2018 ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX), an AMA National Championship, hit High Point Raceway head on as predictions of rainfall were forecasted throughout the week leading up to this past weekends event. The storms split and spaired the track, and temperatures were in the low 80’s with plenty of sunshine. The […]


 — By the staff of Dirt Wheels —  We have tested quite a few exhaust systems from Barker’s Performance, including a Raptor 700 dual exhaust. This time around we got our hands on the new single full system with a cylindrical muffler instead of their well-known oval style. We chose to have blue-and-yellow accent parts included […]


  Although the Honda TRX250X has DNA that hails from racing heritage, it is a humble machine. Small but mighty, this quad has been a superstar in the ATV world when it comes to purchasing popularity, ease of use and fun factor. Priced at $4,749 the TRX250X is Honda’s last remaining pure sport quad that […]

The life and times of Honda’s TRX400EX:

— THE QUAD THAT CHANGED THE SPORT — The ‘90s were the dark ages in ATV history. Sport quads vanished, ATV manufacturers retreated and the forces of mediocrity and bureaucracy advanced, threatening to overrun anyone who dared to ride a quad for the pure joy of it. Then, in model year 1999, that entire era […]


The Dirt Wheels crew will ride a box-stock quad for awhile, but then we start thinking about ways to improve its performance. Building project quads is a way of life for us. Here is a list of some that made it into the Dirt Wheels Project Quad Hall of Fame. Click on the links above […]

HOW-TO: Install an ATV Axle

During the making of our project Raptor 734 we gathered parts to widen it up and beef up the suspension. Part of matching the longer Houser A-arm setup is a wider racing axle, like the one we got from Tusk for under $200. The $196.95 axle is adjustable from 2 3/8 inches wider to 4 […]

High Point ATVMX National Postponed

If you were planning on attending the ATVMX National at High Point this weekend, you had better take note: Due to the upcoming weather forecast the High Point ATVMX National scheduled for this weekend, April 28 – 30, has been postponed until May 19 – 21. Please monitor the schedule on for possible revisions. […]