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Step by step instructional articles about UTVs. We cover how to maintain vehicles, install parts, and solve problems. These stories are meant to help you better understand your UTV and give you the confidence to tackle some of the work on your own.

HOW-TO: Learn to wheelie

Doug Domokos, the undisputed “Wheelie King,” died in an ultralight aircraft accident on November 26, 2000. Doug started his career performing at intermission shows during Friday-night races at his home track in Red Bud, Michigan. His…
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How-To: Ride Mud Like a Pro

ATV riders are a froggy bunch. Alone, most will ride around a mud bog, hole or water crossing, but in a group, those same riders will jump right in to be the first— or only—rider to make it across. More experienced mudders will usually jump…
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HOW-TO: Change a sport quad clutch

Before there were racing ATVs, former Honda technician Eric Crippa was Kent Howerton’s race mechanic at Husqvarna. The Rhinestone Cowboy’s factory Husky was down on power to works Hondas of the day, so Kent invented slipping the clutch…
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HOW-TO: MAKE YOUR YFZ450R BETTER

The Yamaha YFZ450R was a proven winner right out of the gate. Winning almost every major magazine shootout since its inception in 2009, we wondered when Yamaha would seriously update it. Its off the showroom floor MX-width stance,…
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XTREME CHARGE BATTERY TENDER

New from XC is their Xtreme Charge Battery Tender. This is not your everyday charger! It features multiple battery monitors that record voltage levels, amperage, and battery condition, so your battery remains fully charged and undamaged.…
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SIDEWINDER SMART CHAIN

If you're looking for a high-performance, long-lasting chain, check out the new Sidewinder Smart Chain. It features a self-lubricating O-ring design that has a temperature-sensitive lubricant inside, which reacts when the chain is under…
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RACE SCHEDULE

WORLD OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES(WORCS)Date Rnd Venue/Club LocationAug. 4-6 7 Burnt Ridge MX WASept. 8-10 8 Bull Hollow MX Monticello, UTOct. 21-22 9 Oceano Dunes Pismo, CAContact: (817) 460-8308GRAND NATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY SERIESDate Rnd…
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HOW TO RIDE WHOOPS

Whoops can make or break a race, or a fun day of riding for that matter. They are also the hardest terrain to master, as there are no two alike, and can change over the course of a day.We spoke to Levi Marana, who races for Temecula…
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ALL ABOUT WINCHES

Let's present an example of how to have a great day. You and your buddies jump on your quads for a few hours of down-and-dirty trail riding. You happen to know where a couple of mud bogs are, so you head up into the hills to find them.…
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COOL OFF–ACERBIS VENTED IMPACT RIDING GEAR

Even though we've got a full test of the Acerbis Impact riding gear coming up in our October issue, it has been hot enough at our usual test riding areas for us to check out the never Vented Impact riding gear from Acerbis. We didn't…
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DOUG GUST ATV RIDING SCHOOL–JULY 22

Class is now in session! ATV Racing Legend "Digger" Doug Gust has started his own ATV riding school. Students will receive first-hand instruction from Doug as they learn riding techniques, racing tips, and pro secrets. Visit…
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2003 RACE SCHEDULES–JUNE 16

2003 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AMA CROSS COUNTRY NATIONAL SERIESSept. 6 Taylortown, PASept. 20 Sparta, KYOctober 4 St. Clairsville, OH October 18 Crawfordsville, IN Contact: (304) 284-0084 ATVA NATIONAL MX SERIESAugust 16-17 Dirt Days,Hurricane…
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LATEST CANNONDALE INFO

After speaking with Cannondale insiders and outsiders in the know, here's the latest on the Cannondale situation.• Yes, Cannondale has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.• If you own a Cannondale ATV, don't panic...yet.…
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