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LS2 MX470 SUBVERTER HELMET TEST

— Hi-tech, light-weight & good flow-thru ventilation — LS2 Helmets was born in 1990 in a tiny 600-square-foot house in China, and the helmet business grew from two people to 1000 employees by 2005, producing more than two million helmets a year. In 2007, LS2’s head office was established in Spain, and a 30,000-square-foot warehouse […]

YAMAHA ADVENTURE PRO GPS SYSTEM

— Magellan teams up with Yamaha — Magellan’s latest TRX7 7-inch, waterproof, tablet-based GPS device works in conjunction with all compatible 2019 Yamaha ATVs and SXS’. Not only can it show, track and give you the ability to share your next trail ride, the front and rear cameras will let you upload the experience to […]

TUSK SCISSOR JACK & CAGE MOUNT

— Testing a $30 jack and its mounting system — WHAT IT IS: A stamped-steel scissor jack similar to what you would find in the trunk of a compact car. FEATURES: On top, there is a soft rubber pad that lifts the suspension arm of any UTV. Down low, a large pad keeps the jack stable and prevents it […]

NEW ASSAULT MAVERICK X3 PRODUCTS

— Checking out their grill, sun visors & shifter gate — Assault Industries has been producing high-quality products for the military, aerospace, medical, automotive and off-road industries for 30 years, and we last reported on the Assault X3 radius rods and double-shear toe-link mounts (February 2019). Assault now introduces its new Hellfire grill, shifter gate […]

YXZ WHEEL & TIRE KIT FROM YAMAHA ACCESSORIES

— Testing  the 30×10-14 EFX MotoHammer tire & KMC XD Machete wheel kit for the YXZ1000R — This is one of several tire and wheel sets Yamaha has tested extensively for the YXZ1000R models. The EFX MotoHammer is an 8-ply-rated tire for hard and intermediate terrain that’s also DOT approved for road use. We tested […]

KLIM TERRA FIRMA DUST SUIT

— Testing an over-the-clothes, full-coverage driving suit that is easy to take on and off. — The Klim Terra Dust Suit is for anyone who is tired of getting his street clothes dirty when riding side by sides. The price of $129 makes it a bargain buy over other driving suits. CONSTRUCTION: The one-layer Terra Firma […]

INSTALL A CVT TEMP GAUGE

— Step-by-step photo how-to guide — Aside from Honda Pioneers, Talons and Yamaha YXZs, every UTV transfers power to the ground via a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Think of the front and rear sprockets on an ATV or dirt bike connected by the chain; hill-climbers have tiny front and huge rear sprockets for torque, while […]

STROKER FOG-OUT ANTI-FOG TREATMENT

— I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW! — Stroker Industries’ Fog-Out anti-fog treatment is an anti-fog agent and cleaner for goggle lenses, helmet face shields, windshields, sunglasses and anything else you need to be fog-free. The 2-ounce bottle is $11.99 and includes a microfiber cloth for applying the treatment. APPLICATION: Fog-Out can be applied to wet […]

HORNET OUTDOORS QUICK LIFT UTV JACK

— Testing a low-cost jack that works great — This is a screw jack capable of lifting a corner or half of your UTV up to 32 inches off the ground. It has a 2000-pound capacity and can be deployed with a hand crank or by using a socket attached to a ratchet, breaker bar […]

6D ATR-2 STRIKE OFF-ROAD HELMET

— Testing an advanced high-tech helmet — Most of the people we UTV with also ride dirt bikes and/or ATVs, so they wear off-road, full-face helmets. 6D Helmets is dedicated to reducing traumatic brain injuries with next-level helmet technology. The ATR-2 off-road, full-face helmet uses 6D’s second-generation evolution of the company’s signature Omni-Direction Suspension system […]

RZR TURBO S ELITE SUSPENSION

— Testing HCR’s long travel kit — Hard-Core Racing (HCR) has been building long-travel suspension (LTS) kits since the Kawasaki Teryx, and we last tested the HCR Racing Long-Travel Polaris General 1000 in the August 2016, issue. With extreme-performance UTVs now having up to 2 feet of travel from the showroom floor, LTS kits are […]

UTV TIRE TESTS DIRECTORY

— The UTV Action crew puts them to the test to see how they rate — Tires are the number one thing UTV owners buy for their machines. They can make a big difference to the handling and performance of UTVs based on the terrain in which they’re ridden. There are plenty of companies making […]

Antigravity stock-size Lithium-ion battery test

— MORE POWER FITS IN THE SAME SPACE — Lithium batteries make life easier for ATV and UTV enthusiasts by holding a charge much longer and providing more cranking power than conventional lead-acid batteries—and they’re far lighter. What’s not to like? Many lithium batteries are smaller than stock batteries, which means you have to pad […]

SIDI DUNA BOOTS

— Testing top gun UTV driving shoes — WHAT IT IS: Sidi may be a new name to some UTVers, but the Italian company is one of the world leaders in boots for motorsports, like motocross, motorcycle road racing, street motorcycling and bicycling. Sidi’s Duna UTV adventure boots are reinforced over the ankle boots that are designed […]

ASSAULT INDUSTRIES RADIUS RODS/SHEAR BRACKET

— Installing & testing a product you need — WHAT IT IS: Stock replacement radius rods for the Can-Am X3. The double shear brackets go at the end of the middle radius rod on the hub side, providing a double shear mounting point that works with stock or aftermarket radius rods. FEATURES: Radius rods are made from billet […]

FUEL 32-INCH GRIPPER TIRES & ANZA WHEEL

— UTV ACTION TIRE TEST — Fuel Off-Road is an aftermarket truck tire and wheel company that has also entered the UTV market with high-quality new designs. We tested the eight-ply Fuel Gripper 30x10R14 wheels in September 2017, and we were impressed with the hard-terrain grip and durability. Fuel has improved the Gripper since then […]