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POLARIS GENERAL DELUXE

Sport UTVs may be the most fun invention of modern times, and utility UTVs may be the most useful. So, is it at all surprising that the Polaris General sport utility machine is so popular? Also called crossover UTVs, Polaris has expanded the General family to eight machines—five 2-seaters and three 4-seaters—to satisfy UTVers’ love […]

2020 CFMOTO UFORCE 1000

First it was the ATV, and now utility UTVs are taking over job sites, ranches and farms. Their handiness and price make them worth considering if you need that “right tool for the job.” Some of those tools are not only good for work, they are sporty enough to rip down trails when the work […]

LSR 74-INCH RZR PRO XP SUSPENSION KIT

Last month we reported on a 72-inch RZP Pro XP build by HCR Racing. This month we stopped by Lonestar Racing (LSR) to check out its brand-new 74-inch suspension kits for the Pro XP and Pro XP 4. Not only do the LSR +5-inch A-arms and trailing arms provide more width and travel than the […]

10 NEW TIRES YOU NEED

10 NEW TIRES YOU NEED The only things that change and improve as often as UTVs are UTV tires. We got the details on 10 of the newest, most innovative tires to hit the scene and put all the information together in this guide. If you’re a UTVer, these a 10 new tires you need. […]

2021 KAWASAKI UTVs

2021 KAWASAKI UTVs The first wave of 2021 Kawasaki UTVs are here with new color schemes but no performance updates. Check out the Kawasakis’ new looks while we refresh you on their technical highlights. TERYX KRX 1000 The sportiest of the 2021 Kawasaki UTVs is the Teryx KRX 1000. For 2021, it’s available in a […]

SUPERATV CARGO BOX/COOLER

WHAT IT IS: SUPERATV CARGO BOX/COOLER The SuperATV cargo box/cooler is a 30-liter insulated container with a sealed lid that can serve as a storage box or cooler. The lid has a sturdy hinge that keeps it from coming loose and getting lost like separate lids can. The box is secured to the vehicle by thumb screws […]

SHOCK THERAPY KRX 1000 MODS

WHAT IT IS: SHOCK THERAPY KRX 1000 MODS For those not familiar with Shock Therapy (ST), it is run by a bunch of desert racers in Arizona who tuned trophy truck and buggy shocks back in the day. When teams started pre-running with and then racing UTVs, Shock Therapy converted its Arizona operation to a full-fledged UTV […]

HARDLINE PRODUCTS BATTERY POST EXPANDERS

WHAT IT IS: HARDLINE PRODUCTS BATTERY POST EXPANDERS Hardline Products Terminal Tender battery post expanders are specifically designed to safely power up to six different accessories from your 12-volt battery on any powersports vehicle. Use Terminal Tender to properly manage accessory power. It assures all your accessories are getting the full voltage they require, and its installation […]

USED UTV PARTS BARGAINS

USED UTV PARTS BARGAINS Dear Sarge, I have an old faithful Ranger 700 Crew circa 2008. Our last night ride after the chores were done ended abruptly when my son drove over a fallen log and one of the branches punctured the Ranger’s radiator. We took the radiator to the local radiator shop, but they […]

RE-ENTERING RACING REALITY

RE-ENTERING RACING REALITY Racing has been my reality for 50 years as a motocross racer who sometimes also raced Grand Prix and desert events on two wheels and now four. For the past 35 years I’ve also immensely enjoyed covering and shooting Supercross, motocross, the Motocross of Nations, Mickey Thompson GPs, desert and Baja races, […]

SHOCK THERAPY TALON 1000R

SHOCK THERAPY TALON 1000R Honda’s new Talon 1000R, 1000X and the two 1000X-4s are loaded with innovations, like the dual-clutch and dual-range six-speed transmission, potent inline-twin Unicam engine with CRF450-inspired cooling system, one-piece frame, I-4WD system with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), and many durability-enhancing upgrades. During the development process and testing, Honda actually reduced the […]

REVIVING A 2010 POLARIS RZR 4 800

REVIVING A 2010 POLARIS RZR 4 800 It has now been over a decade since Robby Gordon chopped and stretched one of the original Polaris RZR 800s and turned it into a pit cart for getting around at the NASCAR racetracks where he was competing. Polaris immediately put the concept into production and started a […]

POWER SPORTS NATION

POWER SPORTS NATION What happens to ATVs and UTVs that are past their prime and not worth repairing? Well, in the Midwest, most of them end up at a dismantler—just like in the car business. One of the largest OHV dismantlers, with 20 years in business, is Power Sports Nation (PSN) in Norfolk, Nebraska. We […]

KRX 1000 OIL CHANGE

KRX 1000 OIL CHANGE We’ve been doing a lot of maintenance lately on machines new and old. This month we changed the oil on our 2020 Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000 using Kawasaki’s oil-change kit. We’ve used lots of these types of kits before, but none are as good as this one. Not only does the […]

POLARIS RZR XP1000 PREMIUM

POLARIS RZR XP1000 PREMIUM Now in its seventh year of production, the 2020 Polaris RZR XP 1000 comes in Base, Limited and Premium packages, plus High Lifter and Rocks & Trails editions. The venerable XP1K has a lot more competition in the extreme-performance UTV market every year, but it’s still winning races and championships in […]

72-INCH RZR PRO XP

72-INCH RZR PRO XP Polaris answers the Can-Am X3 Turbo RR line with the 2020 RZR Pro XP, which makes 181 horsepower and has a new head with a bleed system to export trapped air and avoid overheating. The Pro XP has a next-generation one-piece frame that surpasses the X3, a 96-inch wheelbase combined with […]