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MAXXIS RAZR MX PLUS TIRE TEST

— Hi-performance rubber for fast quads —  By the staff of Dirt Wheels “Proven by champions”—that’s a bold statement, but in the case of Maxxis’ all-new Razr MX Plus tire, it’s a true one. ATV MX champions Joel Hetrick and Chad Wienen currently turn the fastest laps in the country while riding on this rubber, […]

DWT WHEELS & TIRES

— Testing the new XC V1 tires & G3 beadlocks — By the staff of Dirt Wheels Wheels and tires are ever-changing in our industry, and currently the biggest changes are in the UTV market. The machines are new and the technology is improving. Fortunately, the sport ATV market doesn’t need much more innovation and […]

AMS EVIL SBR TIRE TEST

— Evaluating a new tread design — By the staff of Dirt Wheels There are times where we receive products that we scrutinize intensely. Other times it is a “judge a book by its cover” standpoint, and that is what we did with the all-new AMS Evil SBR tire. The tread design is interesting, with […]

AMS ROLL’N 108 WHEELS & SAND KING TIRES

— Testing a great set up for the dunes — When we last headed for the sand dunes, we knew we wanted some traction royalty, so we called AMS about the Sand King tires. Some sand tires are buffed before paddles are vulcanized on, but the 14-paddle Sand King rear is molded like a normal […]

MAXXIS LIBERTY UTV TIRE

— Testing DOT-rated desert treads — By the staff of Dirt Wheels We are stationed in Southern California, which means we have a ton of desert trails to ride. Mud and tight, wooded terrain is a lot more difficult to come by, so we do a lot of testing in rocks and wide-open desert. We test […]

STI HD9 COMP LOCK WIDE WHEELS & SAND DRIFTER TIRES

— By the staff of Dirt Wheels — We have accused UTV owners of choosing larger tires because they look cool rather than selecting the tire size that will work best with the machine. So here we are, installing STI’s Sand Drifter tires and HD9 Comp Lock Wide wheels that are both taller and wider […]

TUESDAY TREAD: PRO ARMOR HAMMER TIRES & WYDE ACCENT WHEELS

 By the staff of Dirt Wheels There is a perfectly good reason that most sport or sport utility UTVs come with a fairly aggressive tire with large, blocky knobs. UTVs are sold all over North America, and it hardly makes financial sense to equip machines headed for different parts of the country with different tires. […]

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 […]

TUESDAY TREAD: ITP DUNE STAR TIRES & BLACK OPS SS316 WHEELS

— Close-to-perfect UTV/4×4 quad sand tires —  Tire test by the staff of Dirt Wheels.     The ITP Dune Star tire breaks new ground for us. Here is a tire that has a sharply narrow focus limited primarily to sand, but could also be effective in snow or mud. Keep it away from hard […]

TUESDAY TREAD: BRAVEN OFF-ROAD IRONSIDE TIRE & WHEEL

–Testing a brave new lineup of wheels and tires — It’s a dog-eat-dog world when it comes to producing and selling tires and wheels for any platform these days. Getting tires produced is somewhat easy for companies to do, especially with the rise in rubber manufacturing in China, but the hard part is to build them […]

TUESDAY TREAD: ARISUN THUNDER MT TIRES & RACELINE A77 MAMBA WHEELS

A great setup for your utility quad By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Arisun Tires and Raceline Wheels are one in the same. Arisun Tires is known for making some gnarly six-ply and eight-ply ATV and UTV tires. Some are specific to certain terrains, while others are awesome all-terrain tires. Raceline Wheels makes wheels for […]

TESTING AMS SIDEWINDER SAND TIRES

    There is a genre of tire for every type of terrain, and that is extremely apparent when it comes to shredding sand dunes. Sport ATVs are also a very worthy tool to tackle the steep and flowing mounds of sand, so pairing the two creates a combination of pure fun and enjoyment. AMS […]