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RED BULL STONE SCRAMBLE

By the Dirt Wheels staff RED BULL STONE SCRAMBLE WHAT: Red Bull Stone Scramble, an original UTV race featuring unique course elements and thrilling competition, will make its debut as part of Brimstone® Paragon on Saturday, September 18. The custom-built off-road course, known for its incredible landscape, traverses the remote wilds, backcountry woods and mountainous terrain of Northeast Tennessee. Thus providing an epic single-day race uniting the affinity of the off-road racing enthusiast with recreational and…

2021 CAN-AM UTV KING OF THE HAMMERS

 By the staff of Dirt Wheels The Can-Am UTV King of the Hammers Presented by Progressive is one of the biggest off-road events in the U.S. Last year nearly 60,000 people made their way to the lakebed—the only level and easily passable real estate in Johnson Valley. Leave the lakebed and the terrain turns to sand, rocks or boulders, which is the point to KOH. During a pandemic, many were worried that this year would be canceled like almost all 2020 off-road gatherings and races. The KOH team worked endlessly to get…

Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTV) Safety Tips

Utility terrain vehicles (UTV) are popular and fun, but these vehicles can also be dangerous, with many people being injured after getting involved in tragic accidents. Experts say that the rules applying to motorcycles should also apply to UTVs to ensure safety for the drivers, passengers, and the environment surrounding the trails. Stay safe with the following safety tips: 1.   Always wear the right gear You cannot drive a utility terrain vehicle confidently without the right protective gear. A helmet and a pair of…

OVERPASS VIDEO GAME REVIEW

By the staff of Dirt Wheels OVERPASS VIDEO GAME REVIEW Over the years there has been a handful of off-road racing games—some good and some not so much. However, they all had one thing in common—the style of racing. For the most part, games like ATV Off-Road Fury or Forza off-road, rally, stadium, MX, and desert or endurance courses. Overpass is a different style of race pace. All of the tracks are slow and technical. We describe it as a mix of King of the Hammers, Bounty Hole…

INSTALLING AN AUTO HEAD UNIT

Motoring enthusiasts know all the advantages of Smartphones and smartphone technologies. They have made it paramount for us to access the virtual world. These units allow you to consistently stay connected to the internet and enjoy your favorite apps. Auto Head units allow you to access apps and other smart features for your leisure, including a geo-location or map app. An auto head unit in a vehicle has become a luxury. However, it has grown to be a standard integration on most highway vehicles today. Whether you see…

Which factors will influence the auto insurance market in 2020-2021?

The insurance industry has adapted to advanced technology and has now shifted to a modern business model. The fact is that the insurance industry is gradually growing and both the consumers and vendors are looking to exploit the benefits associated with the available innovations and advancements. At present, we are gradually entering a new decade that we anticipate and this is particularly more disruptive about insurance technologies. It is advisable to compare car insurance quotes from different companies before opting for…

2020 POLARIS GENERAL DELUXE

* A look back at the 2020 Polaris General Deluxe model. When Polaris came up with the concept of the General, it proved to be a whale of an idea—an idea that created or at least redefined the sport-utility segment of the UTV market. The General has all the payload, bed-load capacity, and towing of all but the best utility models. The bed is not as large, but it can move a significant amount of stuff for work or for play. One of the drivers for…

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 won the SXS Pro Stock race. The event was held at Mesquite MX on the track’s motocross circuit combined with its desert off-road section. Sunday’s SXS Pro Production race turned into a battle of…

MAXIMA UTV OIL CHANGE IN A BOX

MAXIMA UTV OIL CHANGE IN A BOX Make your next side-by-side oil change an easy one with the new Maxima Lubricants oil change in a box! KIT INCLUDES ALL PRODUCTS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE AN OIL CHANGE ON YOUR SIDE-BY-SIDE. • 3 LITERS OF MAXIMA SXS FULL SYNTHETIC 5W-50 OR 10W-50 ENGINE OIL • 1 PROFILTER OIL FILTER WITH WRENCH REMOVAL NUT (PF-198) • 1 DRAIN PLUG CRUSH WASHER • MEETS OR EXCEEDS ALL MANUFACTURERS' SPECIFICATIONS AND WILL NOT VOID YOUR NEW VEHICLE WARRANTY APPLICATIONS: 2013 + Polaris RANGER® 900…

NEW KAWASAKI TERYX KRX1000

Get ready to experience adventure like never before. The Kawasaki Teryx® KRX® 1000 sport side x side is engineered for high adrenaline adventures and conquering the toughest terrain.

GLEN HELEN WORCS RACE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Collin Duffy and Daniel Gonzalez GLEN HELEN WORCS RACE The heat didn’t stay away for the 6th round of WORCS Racing at the infamous Glen Helen Raceway, September 13-15th. Racers pushed the limits, battled through an ever-changing rough course and the 100 plus degree temps for a chance at a podium spot. The course crew did their best to water the track enough for mud and slop to appear, and boulders were ripped out of the ground with each passing set of tires churning the Southern…

2019 CAN-AM MAVERICK WINS DAKAR

2019 CAN-AM MAVERICK WINS DAKAR BRP’s Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicle has won the 41st edition of the Dakar Rally in South America for the second year in a row. A popular choice for many racing teams, the Maverick X3 vehicle was dominant on the circuit, as nearly 80% of the vehicles racing in the SxS category were Maverick X3, proving Can-Am’s leadership in this category. Can-Am had more than 20 teams entered in the 2019 Dakar Rally, which lasted 11 days and featured a 5,000-kilometer course (around 3,100 miles) that…