CAN-AM X3 RACING NEWS:

-- The Off-Road Championship (TORC) series kicked off at Route 66 Speedway outside of Chicago, Illinois and the racing action was quite spectacular. Former pro quad racer, Tim Farr, is now driving a factory Can-Am Maverick X3 and has adapted to a steering wheel quite well. He took first place and teammate, Kyle Chaney took second in another factory Can-Am X3. In the pro stock UTV class, C.J. Greaves and Kenny Masch took first and second in their Yamaha YXZ1000Rs.

NEW HANDETRACK BOLT-DOWN SYSTEM

-- FOR E-TRACK & A-TRACK LOGISTIC RAILS -- HandETrack is proud to announce a PATENTED cargo bolt-down solution so simple that anyone can use it. Utilizing “e-track”, “a-track”, or “x-track” rails found in many common applications like enclosed trailers, truck beds, cargo vans and semi-trailers, the bolt-down fitting connects to the track system providing a rigid “bolt-down” connection point not previously available in the cargo management industry. The fittings provide two hardened steel 1/4”-20 or 5/16”-18…

CROSS-COUNTRY RACING IN INDIANA

--  The race action was hot and heavy at this weekend's IXCR race (Indiana Cross-Country Racing). Can-Am Factory pilot Kyle Chaney posted a victory in his Can-Am / XPS / CT-Raceworx-prepped Maverick X3. He won the Heavy Pro (UTV) class by four minutes at round six of the series, the Mayhem @ Medora in Indiana. Chaney, who has missed two rounds, has now won four events in four attempts in the 11-round IXCR series. Chaney and his co-pilot (and girlfriend) Sarah Merry stood atop the IXCR podium. Chaney had this to…

UTV Shock Buyer’s Guide

-- 12 ways to improve your UTV's suspension -- Proper suspension setup is ever important in the off-road world, and your UTV is no exception. There are a handful of options for setting up your stock shocks, but it’s pretty hard to beat a brand-new pair of shocks built just for you! Most manufacturers fit their UTVs with shocks that only offer one compression adjustment, while shock suppliers offer DualSpeed Compression (DSC) adjustments plus rebound, and some offer true Dual-Rate Springs (DRS) with adjustable…

KEN BLOCK’S LATEST CAN-AM X3 BUILD

— Ken’s 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 X rs features a bigger turbo, new black/gold graphics, new cage, and also a handbrake. (Yes, you heard that right – a hand brake!) Ken said he always dreamt of adding a fully custom rally-style hydraulic handbrake setup and his buddies and fellow Hoonigan ambassadors at S3 Powersports were happy to make it happen. Mr. Block thinks the new setup would work perfet for a spec class in Gymkhana GRID. Power: 154 HP (before mods). Body: 2-door, Maverick X3 X rs with front lower door…

GMZ Kahuna Tire & Casino Wheels test

-- GMZ Race Products is a company whose three co-founders have more than 40 years of racing experience in karting, off-road trucks, ATVs, UTVs and NASCAR, and they back their products with race-sponsorship programs. With CAD design and testing with top off-road racers, GMZ tires and wheels are durable performers for the ATV and UTV public. CONSTRUCTION: The Kahuna tire is GMZ’s DOTapproved, all-terrain tire with eightply radial construction, heavy-duty sidewalls and special long-wear rubber compound. It comes in 30x10R14…

2017 YOUTH ATV BUYER’S GUIDE

-- Youth ATVs come in various sizes and performance levels to suit every kind of young rider. Our buyer’s guide has every type, with the photos, prices and information you need to pick the perfect machine for your young ’un. YOUTH ATVs KAWASAKI KFX50 Electric-starting and an automatic transmission make the KFX50 easy to ride, even for beginners. For safety, there’s an adjustable throttle limiter and a tether kill switch so parents can stop the engine while following the quad. Motor type………………………………49cc, air-cooled…

HONDA PIONEER 1000 LE

-- FAST FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW -- The Pioneer 1000 LE is Honda's sportiest UTV yet, thanks to its powerful, free revving Unicam 8 valve, inline twin engine, dual clutch 6-speed transmission with manual paddle shift and full automatic shift modes, compression adjustable Fox piggyback reservoir QS3 shocks and 62 pounds less weight than the five passenger Pioneer 1000-5 LE. The 1000 LE's sculpted front seat offers seating for three. Because it comes with high performance Fox QS3 shocks, the five passenger 1000-5…

ECONOMY UTV BUYER’S GUIDE

-- There’s a relatively new group of names in the UTV game, and they’re offering feature-filled machines at attractively low prices. This guide has sport, sport/recreation, recreation/utility and utility machines from 500cc all the way up to 1000cc, so you’ll be able to find a vehicle that suits your needs and your budget.    WHERE TO GET IT: Bennche.com, (888) 881-3036 CubCadet.com, (877) 428-2349 HisunMotors.com, (972) 446-0760 MassimoMotor.com, (877) 881-6376 OdesUTVs.com, (866) 572-8420 PitsterPro.com, (801)…

BUYER’S GUIDE: HARDPACK & DOT UTV TIRES

-- The UTV market has been wide open for a few years, and the tire side of things is a prime example. Just 10 short years ago when it was all about Rhinos and Rangers, there were probably only 10–12 UTV-specific tires on the market. Present day, we’re breaking tires down into subcategories, and we’ve got 32 great tires to talk about just in the hardpack-/DOT-legal-specific category. There is a tire out there for everyone, and hopefully this guide can help you find the right one for you.   AMS RADIAL PRO Construction:…