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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PROJECT ATV: Duncan Racing TRX275R

Established in 1977, Duncan Racing International’s (DRI) experience in ATV racing and their access to the newest performance parts and technology make the company the source for some of the most effective race machines available today.…
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PROJECT ATV: Honda TRX470R by Duncan Racing

Two things make riders blow the budget, drain the college fund or miss the truck payment more than everything else—building a no-compromise race quad to chase a championship and building an over-the-top duner to roost all over your sand…
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NEW RZR’S FROM POLARIS: 4 SEAT TURBO RELEASED

Minneapolis, October 6, 2015 – Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today introduced two new Polaris RZR vehicles that fuel theRZR lifestyle and allow people to share the off-road experience with family and friends. The new RZR XP® 4 Turbo…
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UTV TEST: POLARIS RZR 900 XC

Cross-country-width UTVs strike an important balance between wide, long-travel machines and 50-inch-width trail models. The new Polaris RZR 900 XC joins the potent 75-horsepower ProStar engine with a 55-inchwide chassis, and it includes…
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PRODUCT TEST: IMS RZR XP1K 5-Gallon Fuel Tank

WHAT IT IS: The 5-gallon RZR tank is the UTV version of an IMS desert tank that you would install on an ATV or dirt bike. IMS large-capacity tanks are designed to completely replace the stock tank with a 30–75 percent increase in fuel…
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GO-FAST TIPS FROM THE PROS!

PIT SECRETS FROM DUSTIN NELSON, JASON DUNKELBERGER, AND JUSTIN NOSS: FACTORY YAMAHA/GOLDEN WEST CYCLE RACE TEAM    The dictionary defines a professional as a person who earns a living in a sport or other occupation frequently engaged in…
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CAN-AM UNVEILS DEFENDER HD8 and HD10 UTVS

Can-Am enters the utility/recreation UTV segment with the Defender, which comes with a 50-Hp HD8 or 72-Hp HD10 V-Twin tuned for low-rev torque with three selectable drive modes - eco, normal and work. The Pro-Torq transmission has high…
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UTV TEST: 2015 Arctic Cat Wildcat 1000i

Arctic Cat gives the Wildcat 1000 EPS its second major makeover for 2015 with new shocks, closed-loop EFI and an all-new ceramiccoated exhaust, along with styling updates. Two new vendors add to the already class-leading suspension travel…
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BAJA-TOUGH HONDA TRX450R

First off, I should mention that I've come to terms with the fact that I'm an addict. The desert-racing bug in general has bitten me, but the antidote lies below the American border in off-road race-friendly towns like San Felipe and…
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MACHINE TEST: Arctic Cat XR 550 XT

Way back in 2009 Arctic Cat added a 10.5mm-larger piston and a bunch of updates to the 500H1 engine to create the 550H1 4x4 ATV and Prowler 550. The 550H1 got EPS for 2010. It received a few more updates leading up to 2014, but in 2015, the…
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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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