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Tim Tolleson

STOP SHUT-DOWN OF MOTORIZED MOAB TRAILS

The Bureau of Land Management Moab, Utah, Field Office oversees 1.8 millions acres of public lands and is located in the heart of the Colorado Plateau. On its website (www.recreation.org) under “Find Your Next Adventure,” the Moab Field Office writes, “The Moab Field Office is a mecca for recreation, including Off-Highway Vehicles, mountain biking, climbing, […]

EVP 2022 POLARIS RZR 200 ECU POWER FLASH

EVP is on a mission of emPOWERing the next generation of RZR riders and supporting a worldwide leader in pediatric specialty care! EVP partnered with the team at Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) for the launch of our all-new RZR 200 Power Flash that safely ups the fun-factor of the youth-oriented machine by delivering more power, […]

UTAH’S 2023 OUTLAW ATV/UTV JAMBOREE

Dirt Bike Magazine Editor Ron Lawson once completed a amateur-special, alpine-mountain stage of the Tour de France bicycle race and wrote, “The scenery was breathtaking, but I had no breath to take.” Utah’s majestic mountains and red-rock formations are like that, but, if you experience them in a UTV, you’ll have plenty of breath to […]

AUSTIN WEILAND AND CAN-AM WIN THE BAJA 400 OVERALL AND PRO TURBOS

The third annual SCORE Baja 400 presented by VP Racing Fuels featured a gnarly 393.82-mile race course in northern Baja, Mexico, while motorcycles and quads raced 270 miles. The course was technical and tight in many places, and Hurricane Kay ravaged the region the week before the race, wiping out the cross-over road from Valley […]

THE BEAUTY OF NIGHT RIDES

Fall is here, meaning that the end of Daylight Savings Time and Winter are on the way. With days getting shorter, most working people will ride at night during the week and even into weekends. Others, particularly in the desert southwest, have been riding at night to escape the sweltering heat of summer. Arizona doesn’t […]

LUMP’S BRIEF HISTORY OF SPORT UTVS

I’ve been blessed to ride a wide variety of factory dirt bikes, but the one that stood above all the rest was Stephane Peterhansel’s XTZ850R. In the early 1990s, I was in Paris for the Bercy Supercross, and I got a chance to visit the Factory Yamaha Dakar race shop and shoot the works 10-valve […]

SUPERATV RACKBOSS 2.0 STEERING RACKS

Is your steering rack getting sloppy? SuperATV’s RackBoss 2.0 Steering Racks are upgraded to be the strongest rack and pinion on the market with dual-PTFE-bushing design at each end and grease fittings to push crud out. Features include bigger internals, bearings, and bushings and Heim-joint outers. SuperATV claims wear is reduced by 50-percent, allowing you […]

UTVS VS THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT

Without petroleum and coal, we wouldn’t have UTVs to explore the great outdoors or race for huge payouts. Every single component of our UTVs are dependent on petroleum, from which gasoline, diesel, natural gas, and chemicals are distilled. Every single part of a UTV is manufactured and shipped using fossil fuels, and UTV assembly lines […]

SYSTEM 3 OFF-ROAD SB-7 BEADLOCK WHEELS

System 3 has released its newest bead-lock UTV wheel, the SB-7. Combining Baja-inspired styling, super heavy-duty construction, and a 12mm bead-lock ring, the SB-7 is System 3’s strongest yet. The SB-7 has a 1,200-pound load rating and comes in 14- and 15-inch sizes, including 5-lug patterns for the new Pro and Turbo R. Lug patterns […]

APPLY FOR RECREATION ECONOMY FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES PROGRAM

I regularly receive press releases from the US Forest Service regarding USFS programs and projects, many having to do with mitigation efforts to get wildfire under control or help forests recover from fires. The following press release was sent on August 17 and titled “Biden-Harris Administration To Help Rural Communities Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy.” I […]

CAN-AM OUTLAW WEST $200,000 2023 SCHEDULE

Weeks before the first 2022 Outlaw West race in Utah, Brian Adkinson announced the nine-round 2023 $200,000 Can-Am Outlaw West UTV Racing Series, which also will have a $50,000 12-Hour night-race on August 25th-27th. Also new, there will be an Outlaw Bahamas Cruise June 8th-13th between the two Utah rounds and a $50,000 Youth World […]

BEST IN THE DESERT ANNOUNCES 2023 SCHEDULE

Best in the Desert announces its 2023 UTV racing schedule, and gone are bike- or car/truck-only dates. The iconic Vegas-2-Reno, Silver State 300, Parker 250, and Laughlin Desert Classic return, along with the UTV Legends. May’s double-points race is yet to be announced, and it’ll take place the 18th-20th before taking a three-month summer break. […]

UTVS AND THE RACE TO THE CLOUDS

We’ve done build features on the Weller Racing RS1s of Jason and Corry Weller over the years, and these hybrid race machines date back to the Yamaha Rhino days and have been a popular class at Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) and now Great American Short-course (GAS) series. The spec Yamaha R1 engines provide […]

SYSTEM 3 OFFROAD XC450 UTV TIRE

System 3 introduces the 10-Ply XC450 radial cross-country UTV tire. The XC450 was created to be the most versatile tread pattern in System 3’s lineup, designed to cover a wide variety of terrains, from North to South and East to West. The tighter-spaced center tread block spacing provides excellent handling on hardpack surfaces while incorporating […]