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CELEBRATING COLORFUL COLORADO

September marks 37 years of me being a full-time magazine editor, and 37 is a very significant number to me. It was my motocross racing number for almost 50 years. The 3 stood for the three states where I learned to ride and then race – Texas, Colorado, and California – and the 7 stood […]

Iowa DNR Seeks Grants Manager To Oversee Development Of OHV Trails

Iowa DNR Seeks Grants Manager To Oversee Development Of OHV Trails Job Opportunity: Recreational Grants Manager Position: Program Planner 3, Conservation & Recreation; Parks, Forests & Preserves; Program Admin This Recreational Grants Manager position administers and manages multiple grant programs for the Iowa DNR’s Parks, Forests and Preserves Bureau. These grants provide over $4,000,000 annually to local parks […]

The Special Appeal of Spectating a UTV Race

If you’ve ever been to a UTV race then the chances are you will know how special and exciting it can be. UTV racing is possibly an underappreciated sport, but in some ways, we kind of like it like that – it makes it more special. It’s not as mainstream as some of the other […]

A LETTER TO PRESIDENT BIDEN

President Joe Biden 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC 20500-0003   President Biden, Allow me to introduce myself, I am a survivor of your 50-year political-career war on fossil fuels, so the past 18 months are far from my first rodeo. When you joined Congress in 1973, I was a junior studying Civics for my SATs […]

POLARIS RZR THEN AND NOW

    Did you know the first RZR 800 was actually called the Polaris Ranger RZR? That machine was anything but a boxy Ranger utility machine and it quickly dropped that portion of the name to build the RZR-sharp brand that has exploded over the years.   We wanted to take a quick look at […]

VISION 351BL FLOW UTV WHEEL

Vision Wheels is now machining its automotive 351 Flow wheel for UTVs, and the Vision 351BL Flow eight-spoke bead-lock has Tire Lock technology to also secure the inner bead. The eight-spoke design helps eject rocks from inside to ensure that the brakes and wheel withstand the rigors of racing Baja, the Mint 400, and/or the […]

VOLCON STAG ELECTRIC SPORT UTV

The Volcon Powersports company came to life with small electric motorcycle called the Grunt. The fun little fat tired bike has a 40 MPH top speed and a 75 mile range. It looks like it would be a blast to cruise around the dunes, campsites or a small town neighborhood. Their first UTV offering looks […]

BOARDMANVILLE CARNAGE GALLERY

If you are regular to Glamis during the winter riding season, you probably know about Boardmanville. The little output just east of R/R tracks and the washes, is a cool desert destination away from the big dunes to grab a bite, a drink or just hang out. Well, every Monday, Boardmanville shares all of the […]

NITROGEN FILL VALVE, TANK & GAUGE FOR UTV SHOCKS

A constant, full bladder in your shock reservoir keeps your shock oil from aerating or foaming which leads to bad bump absorption. Whether you are changing oil or not, it’s good practice to make sure your shocks nitrogen level is topped off typically between 150-250 PSI (check with your shock manufacturer). Nitrogen (N2) is used […]

CELEBRATING YOUTH UTVs

Kids have it so good these days, and the 2022 RZR 200 builds on 11 years of the Youth RZR 170. At the second round of the MidAmerica Outdoors $375,000 UTV Short-course series (starting on page ??), there were 63 Youth 170/250 entries, including 59 RZRs and four Hisun 250s. Watching the kids go at […]

HESS TALON MOTOR MOUNT AND BRACE

Hess Racing was the first to win a cross-country championship with the Honda Talon 1000, and they’ve been racing short-course in Talons for more than two years. Hardcore racing, clipping trees and roll-overs show the Talon’s driver’s-side motor mounts to be weak, and the photo shows that the engine cases break at the frame mount. […]

ULTRA4 ANNOUNCES KING OF THE HAMMERS 2023 DATES

The 17th annual King of the Hammers announces that Hammertown will be the place to be February 2nd-11th, 2023. The 10-day desert and rock crawling festival will have multiple classes of racing, numerous Hammertown vendors, and entertainment fans have come to know and love. With Mitch Guthrie, Junior, coming within 12 seconds of winning the […]

MOOSE QUALIFIER JACKET

WHAT IT IS: The Moose Qualifier jacket is a wind- and water-resistant, mesh-lined, sturdy, woven polyester jacket with zip-off sleeves that convert it to a vest. It has two hand pockets, a large back pocket that’s handy for storing the sleeves and one interior pocket. Two front vents and two back vents let you regulate airflow. A […]

AMERICA, ENERGY, TRANSPORTATION & POLLUTION

This column originally appeared in the July 2021 issue of UTV Action Magazine, and, now that I’m posting either Sideways or Behind the Wheel columns every Tuesday, I’ve added to it with information from an article about EV batteries that coincidentally appeared in the July 2021 of The Limbaugh Letter. America lost Rush Limbaugh to […]

2023 KAWASAKI KRX1000 LINEUP!

The 2023 Kawasaki KRX1000 lineup is here! In one of the earliest new model announcements ever, Kawasaki revealed the 2023 KRX 1000 eS, Trail Edition, Special Edition and base models. KAWASAKI TERYX KRX® 1000 eS The 2023 Teryx KRX1000 eS model comes equipped with Kawasaki Electronic Control Suspension (KECS) featuring FOX® 2.5 Live Valve Internal […]