CODY & HUNTER MILLERS’ WORCS X3 TURBOS

-- Inside the Can-Am Race Team machines -- After five of eight rounds of the World Off-Road Championship Series (WORCS), Cody Miller leads Pro Turbo UTV defending champ Cody Bradbury by 14 points and brother Hunter Miller by 16 points. Cody has a win and three seconds in his Maxxis XPS Maverick X3 X rs Turbo R, while Bradbury won the second round and has three thirds. Each has had a bad round, while Hunter has two podiums, two fourths and a 16th. The Miller Brothers Racing WORCS X3s are almost identical, and here are the…

HOW-TO: INSTALL AN AFTERMARKET STEERING WHEEL

-- Step-by-step guide -- In this article we show you how to replace the stock steering wheel on a Polaris RZR with a stronger, more comfortable Assault Industries wheel. The process is similar for most stock and aftermarket wheels, and it’s easy when you know what to do and have the proper tools. . .

WHERE TO RIDE & RACE YOUR UTV: MOJAVE DESERT

Thanksgiving week is one of the busiest times for OHV recreation throughout the southwest and especially California. Dune enthusiasts head to Glamis and Dumont, and the Mojave Desert hosts many thousands of OHV enthusiasts in southern California and into Nevada. The Mojave covers 47,877 square miles and also extends into Utah and Arizona, but the areas north and east of Los Angeles get the most visits on a big holiday weekend. The Jawbone Canyon, Dove Springs, California City, and Randsburg areas will see up to 300,000…

FLYING UTV BUILD

In the UTV world we have a Superman, and his name is Al McBeth. Not only can Al fly his custom, one-off Polaris RZR through the air like a bird or a plane, he has proven he and his Flying UTV build are invincible in the face of things like gravity. Al has held the world-distance UTV record in the past and currently holds the UTV jump distance record on sand, which he set this summer at 188 feet. It’s really hard to get inside the mind of someone who will huck himself 50 feet high in the air for distances over 200 feet…

HONDA TALON 1000R VS. YAMAHA YXZ1000R SS

-- Wheel-to-wheel comparison out on the trail -- In the September issue, we brought you the first complete comparison between Honda’s Talon 1000X and Yamaha’s YXZ1000R SS. We chose that comparison first because both machines are 64 inches wide. The two were pretty equal in power and medium-speed handling. The big difference was in slow-speed comfort and high-speed bump absorption; the Yamaha was the clear winner there. This month, we wanted to see if the wider Talon 1000R with added suspension travel could compete with the…

2020 CF MOTO Z FORCE 950 SPORT

CF Moto’s new 950 is a 61-inch wide sport machine with fully adjustable suspension, cutting edge styling and a 79 horsepower V-twin that provides strong performance in this 1230 pound package. The 950 sport comes with a roof and a winch, features you have to add to most sport UTVs. The production version is much like the concept machine CF Moto revealed at the Milan motorsports show. Get a closer look here https://utvactionmag.com/new-z10-more-info/ Motor type 963cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC V-twin Transmission…

WHERE TO RIDE: RALLY IN THE PINES

-- Put Salmon, Idaho on your list -- We love that the sport of off-roading is a year-round activity. For us in the Southwest, winter is our busiest time of the year, but we don’t shut down when summer comes. When the temperature heats up, we seek out coastal or high-altitude gatherings that are not only comfortable, but the trails and views are breathtaking. One such event—Rally in the Pines in Salmon, Idaho—caters to people like us. Not only is the host town of Salmon a beautiful and historic place to visit, the trails…

CUSTOM UTV BUILD

-- Superior Motorsports RZR Turbo S -- When you enjoy a huge event like UTV Takeover in the Oregon Dunes, you not only take in the activities on and off the sand, you gawk in awe at the amazing cars you see cruising the site. It’s no different for us. We had to stop and take a closer look at a local build from the Superior Motorsports shop out of Eugene, Oregon. The staff and owners are all enthusiasts who were unable to find a good local option for the quality builds they themselves were interested in having done.…

POLARIS WINS BIG AT THE 52ND SCORE BAJA 1000

Justin Lambert won the 52nd SCORE Baja 1000 UTV overall and was 29th overall in the 800-mile race, scoring the Pro Turbo UTV win for Polaris. The #2918 pilot finished in 21 hours and 42.687 seconds and crossed the finish line almost 19 minutes ahead of Wayne Matlock in another Polaris Turbo. Matt Burroughs rounded out the Pro Turbo podium in the #2948 Can-Am X3. Coming into the Baja 1000, Marc Burnett was leading the Pro Turbos by six points after a third in San Felipe and two seconds in the 500 and 400. He led early…

VEE MOTO MERCENARY TIRE

-- First Test: white wall tires return -- A brand-new tire from a recently renamed tire brand, Vee Moto, with a standard round profile and a unique-colored sidewall stripe. FEATURES: The rounded profile has equal-length, non-directional lugs that wrap an inch down each sidewall. At the edge of the tread, you can order your tire with a red, blue or white stripe. You can get the tire in all black, too. CONSTRUCTION: The Mercenary has an 8-ply radial construction with 5/8-inch-tall tread and a DOT rating. This tire…