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PRODUCT TEST: SealSavers CV Savers —

WHAT IT IS: SealSavers started out in the dirt bike world with neoprene sleeves to protect motorcycle fork seals from dirt and debris, and then they created Palm Savers to fight blisters while manhandling ATVs. Now, SealSavers moves into the UTV market with their CV Savers and Coil Savers. CV Savers are neoprene covers for […]

2017 CAMOUFLAGE BUYER’S GUIDE!

— GET READY FOR HUNTING SEASON… But, camouflage isn’t just for hunters anymore. Many people wear camo as a fashion statement. They want to be seen, whereas hunters use camouflage to blend in with the environment and stalk game. UTV and ATV manufacturers are all over the camo phenomenon and water-dip camo patterns onto a […]

FOX LIVE VALVE FOR PODIUM X2 SHOCKS

Fox Racing and Bosch have teamed up to transfer Intelligent Ride Dynamics (iRD) and the Live Valve from the bicycling world to four wheels. Today’s suspended bikes need to be firm for pedaling (preventing wasted energy) and soft to absorb bumps, so Fox APG came up with the Live Valve, a tiny magnetic solenoid that […]

CUSTOM BUILT UTVs!

    S3 Powersports is another company down in Louisiana that specializes in building custom UTVs and 4×4 ATVs. They also offer their own manufactured parts, such as lift kits, A-arms, tie-rods, springs, bushing kits, roll cages, bumpers and many other accessories.     Here is a sampling of some of the machines they’ve either […]

PRODUCT TEST: Lone Star Axles

WHAT IT IS: The Lonestar Racing XP 900 Race axles are super-heavy-duty, racequality replacement axles designed to accommodate LSR’s longer-travel suspension systems. The LSR Race axles use larger OEM Polaris RZR 570 CVs, combined with their custom length and super-strong axles, creating an axle that can articulate further and will hold up to more abuse. […]

UTV TEST: 2017 Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec SE

Yamaha is offering enthusiasts several more choices with its 2017 sport, recreation and utility UTV line—from the YXZ1000R and Sport Shift Special Editions with Fox X2 shocks to the Wolverine and Viking Special Editions. We’ll test the new YXZ1000R Sport Shift in the next issue, and we had a chance to try out the Wolverine […]

PRODUCT: LS2 Pioneer Helmet

WHAT IT IS: LS2’s Pioneer helmet has a number of features that will appeal to UTV and ATV enthusiasts. This full-face helmet has a visor like most off-road helmets and a clear flip-up face shield that gives instant access to cooling air and eliminates the need for goggles. It also has a retractable, tinted sun […]

PRODUCT: AMS Radial Pro Tire & Vision 550 Wheels

WHAT IT IS: AMS’ 30-inch Radial Pro tire is a heavy-duty, off-road-ready tire at a very reasonable price. Vision 550 wheels are a high-quality aluminum ATV and UTV wheel built to handle the loads of larger ATVs and UTVs. FEATURES: As the name states, the Radial Pro is built with radial construction for the smoothest […]

Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail 700 XT EPS TEST!

A  50-inch-wide UTV may be the best fit for your budget and the trails you ride, but it’s only natural to wonder if it can be as much fun as larger, more expensive machines. We tested Arctic Cat’s Wildcat Trail XT to find out. HOW DOES THE PRICE COMPARE? The $12,999 Wildcat Trail XT EPS […]

UTV Shock Buyer’s Guide

— 12 ways to improve your UTV’s suspension — Proper suspension setup is ever important in the off-road world, and your UTV is no exception. There are a handful of options for setting up your stock shocks, but it’s pretty hard to beat a brand-new pair of shocks built just for you! Most manufacturers fit […]

GMZ Kahuna Tire & Casino Wheels test

— GMZ Race Products is a company whose three co-founders have more than 40 years of racing experience in karting, off-road trucks, ATVs, UTVs and NASCAR, and they back their products with race-sponsorship programs. With CAD design and testing with top off-road racers, GMZ tires and wheels are durable performers for the ATV and UTV […]

The Ultimate Desert Tire Test! BFG vs. ITP

— Back when the Yamaha Rhino 660 was the pinnacle of UTV performance and Hardcore Racing (HCR) was making titanium long-travel suspension for radio controlled Traxxas T-Maxx trucks, Hobby Products International (HPI) introduced the fifth-scale, gas-powered Baja 5B to the press on a Wide Open Excursions Baja Tour. The three-day adventure followed the SCORE Baja […]

Big Bore Kits! Polaris 570 RZR, Ranger, and ACE 625cc and 578cc

Millennium Technologies, the world leader in Advanced Engine Solutions, is proud to introduce two, brand new, M-Spec bolt-on big bore kit solutions for the extremely popular Polaris 570 RZR, Ranger, Sportsman, and Ace. Repair or Performance, these bolt-on kits come complete with everything you need improve the Polaris 570 engine for an amazing price. The […]

Speedstrap XP 1000 Ratchet Tie-Down Kit

— PRODUCT TEST — SpeedStrap has been involved in the off-road industry for more than 15 years, providing premium cargo restraints for UTV, ATV, dirt bike and automotive enthusiasts. They’re out to protect our vehicles from damage while towing or toting with premium-quality tie-downs and accessories, such as the eight-piece, 1.5-inch UTV tie-down kit we […]