FOR THE BEST RIDES JOIN A UTV CLUB

-- How to meet good friends & have more fun -- -- Our best friends tend to be people who share the same interests and passions we do. Anyone who loves UTVs can't be all bad. In fact, they're the kind of folks we enjoy hanging out with. This offers us the advantage of finding out about great riding spots we were unaware of. There's nothing more fun than going on a group ride with members of a UTV club. Down in Muscle Shoals, Alabama there's a good club known as the Shoals ATV Riders. However, it seems that most of…

POLARIS GENERAL NOTCHBACK ROOF

-- LID SKINS CANOPY FOR UTVs -- Here is the new Lid Skins Notchback Roof Canopy for the Polaris General. The easy-to-install hardware system lets you fold the roof from either front or back and keep the ability to still tilt your General’s bed. The rear window unzips and rolls up out of the way revealing a Monster Mesh™ screen for huge amounts of ventilation.  Unzip the Monster Mesh™ screen and access all your gear in a moment. This Notchback convertible roof transforms your General® into a cargo hauling, gear…

UTV ACTION READER SURVEY

-- YOU TALK, WE LISTEN -- Here is your chance to tell the UTV Action magazine editors what you really think. Let us know what's on your mind so we can tailor the magazine content to what you think it should be. To reward you for your good deed we're giving you an equal chance to win for FREE a brand new set of Ocelot tires for your machine. You pick the ones best suited for your usage. To get started please click here> https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UTV_2018 .

UTVs FOR THE OUTDOORSMAN

-- Checking out the manufacturers' displays --  There was a big vendor Expo from UTV companies on display recently at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. It provided a look at the UTVs and accessories designed for hunting, camping and rugged outdoor adventure. Here are a few things we saw there... Textron had a camo Stampede X and accessorized Havoc X; the Warn 4000 winch is stock, but this Havoc sports a tubular front bumper ($254.95), roof ($313.95), split windshield ($514.95), 42-inch…

WIN A FREE SET OF OCELOT UTV TIRES

-- UTV ACTION READER SURVEY -- Here's your chance to tell the editors of UTV Action exactly what you think. By doing so, you help us make the magazine content what you want it to be. To reward you for your good deed, we give you an equal chance to win a free set of Ocelot tires for your UTV. You get to choose between the Ocelot Basilisk or the TG Victory. To get started click here> https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UTV_2018

POLARIS RS1 MUD MONSTER

-- CUSTOM SINGLE-SEATER -- Down in the soggy bottoms you regularly see RZRs that have been lifted up with larger mud tires added. Whether two-seaters or four-seaters, these monster RZRs have been a common sight out in the mud. So, it was just a matter of time when the new single-seater Polaris RZR would get the same treatment. What we have here is one of the first mud RS1s we've seen. Woods Cycle Country in Texas was responsible for its build. To get it raised up for high water it has a S3 8" lift kit, with 37" BKT…

RZR XP TURBO vs. WILDCAT XX

-- THE $20,000 COMPARISON -- Polaris has special edition models of their RZR Turbo that go well above $20,000, but they make a point of to offer one right at $20,000. This is important, because for many people, $20,000 is the self-imposed limit on what they're willing to spend for a high-performance UTV. Textron had a target price in that range for their new Wildcat XX, although it went over a bit at $20,499. This is close to the RZR XP Turbo's price of $19,999, so it's likely that people will be trying to decide between…

WILDCAT XX WINS WORCS RACE

-- Team Wildcat’s Ray Bulloch Steers Wildcat™ XX to First Win -- Textron Press Release: Earlier this year, Textron Specialized Vehicles introduced a game-changing, high performance vehicle, the all-new Textron Off Road Wildcat XX. Two months later, Team Wildcat Racer Ray Bulloch took it to the top of the SxS Pro Stock podium and took the Overall at WORCS Racing’s Round 5 in Hurricane, Utah! The Wildcat XX’s DNA is from racing so its early arrival on the podium over higher-powered turbo vehicles is no surprise. Designed…

NEW CUB CADET CHALLENGER 400 4×4

-- Affordable UTV at $7499 -- – Cub Cadet’s line-up of utility vehicles continues to expand with the launch of the Challenger™ 400 4x4. Demand for a compact 4-wheel drive utility vehicle led to the design and production of this capable new machine. Providing superior ability to navigate rugged terrain and power off-road adventures, the Challenger 400 4x4 can tackle a variety of jobs at home, on the trail or in the field. In addition to 4-wheel drive, its off-road capability includes enhanced ground clearance, heavy-duty…

WHERE TO TRY OUT A NEW CAN-AM

-- TexPlex & Can-Am Demo Facility -- Can-Am Press Release: TexPlex Park and Can-Am, BRP’s off-road brand for ATV and side-by-side vehicles, today announced an agreement to create a first-of-its-kind permanent demo facility. Through this collaboration, select local and regional Can-Am dealers are encouraged to send qualified leads to TexPlex Park, where customers will test drive a Can-Am Maverick X3 900 HO, Maverick X3 X rs Turbo R and Defender MAX Lone Star HD10 side-by-side vehicles, at no charge, in a closed-course…

UTV RACING MID-SEASON REPORT

-- LATEST HAPPENINGS IN THE WORCS SERIES -- Utah’s Sand Hollow State Park hosted the fifth round of the nine-round World Championship Off-Road Series (WORCS) for UTV, ATV and dirt bike racers. Dubbed the “most beautiful off-road race in America,” Sand Hollow boasts red sand dunes, desert and red-rock formations that make the mid-series round as challenging as it is scenic. Going into the midway point of the WORCS series, the two Pro UTV-class points were as follows: WORCS PRO UTV POINTS/WINS After 4 of 8 rounds:…

RZR XP BIG BORE KIT FROM CT RACING

-- COSTS LESS THAN BUYING A TURBO -- CT RACING has been building fast engines dating back to the days of three-wheelers. They then became the masters of getting more power from quads too. Today, they are still the hop-up shop to check out if you want to make your ATV faster. However, CT Racing has also become the experts on building fast UTVs too. They offer the Polaris RZR owner with many options on increasing the performance of his (or her) machine. One of CT's kits that makes a lot of sense, increases the cylinder…

RIDE MUD LIKE THE PROS

-- Good fun down in the bayous -- CAN-AM PRESS RELEASE: The thrill of powering through the deepest, gnarliest mud holes on earth doesn‘t come naturally to most people, but Dustin Jones isn‘t most people. Born, raised, and based in Shreveport, Louisiana, his passion for challenging himself and his machines has led not only to S3 Power Sports—but a growing trophy case as proof of all the hard work. We sat down with Dustin and asked him how it all got started—and how you can dip your toes into mud riding to have even more fun…

NEW STI HD9 COMP LOCK WHEELS

These new Limited wheels come in 14x7 and 15x7 sizes, with all the strength features of an HD9 - 10mm thick beadlock ring secured by 5/16-inch grade-8 hardware.

UTV ACTION MAY ISSUE IS HERE!

Make sure you pick up a copy of the new May 2018 issue of UTV Action magazine, on sale at your local newsstands now.

2018 CUB CADET CHALLENGER 750

-- FULLY LOADED FOR $10,999 -- For 2018 the Challenger 750 comes with a roof, sealed windshield, high-sided doors, winch, mirrors, and LED lights. Other standard features include a digital dash display, bumper guards, 14" aluminum wheels and large 26" tires. The engine is a 5-valve, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 739cc, fuel-injected, 4-stroke producing 37.5 horsepower with a 45 mph top speed. The transmission is a CVT automatic with 2 and 4-wheel drive. Both the front and rear differentials have selectable locking.…