On The Trail

  1. Adventure Guide- Utah Backroads & Offroads

    Adventure Guide- Utah Backroads & Offroads

    Join me in a dreaming moment here and envision this – you’re cruising down backroads caked in red dirt (does Brooks & Dunns “Red Dirt Road” song come to mind here?). You’ve got the tunes on low, your road trip buddy is next to you, some delicious chips and snacks are scattered between you, and wild horses are cruising right next to your vehicle. There is literally NO ONE around for miles, it’s just you, your significant other, your truck and wild horses…. Come out of your dream state now, my

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  2. Adventure Guide- Bar 10 Ranch, AZ

    Adventure Guide- Bar 10 Ranch, AZ

    At the far North end of the Grand Canyon, at the place where an unassuming dirt runway and long winding dirt road collide, lies the gateway to an ATV and UTV riders’s dream of adventure and exploration, and views that burn in one’s mind for a lifetime. This place is the land of rugged terrain, vast canyons, raging rivers, and the place outlaws ran for solace from “the law”. This place embodies everything the American West stands for, and to this day appeals to those wishing to experience the adv

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  3. 2023 Maverick Models Breakdown- What's New?

    2023 Maverick Models Breakdown- What's New?

    We assume all of you Can-Am Maverick owners or at the very least enthusiasts, want to know about the Maverick changes/updates for 2023 might be. Well here is the summary: Not much. Starting with the Maverick X3 lineup, all models return for 2023 with no overall changes to the Maverick X3 family other than some new colors. The news on the Maverick X3 front revolves around the specific Maverick X3 DS Turbo model that goes from 120 horsepower to 135 horsepower (details below). The Maverick Trail &

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  4. You Bought A Side-By-Side: Now What? Common Side-By-Side Accessories For Your Vehicle

    You Bought A Side-By-Side: Now What? Common Side-By-Side Accessories For Your Vehicle

    You did it! You took the plunge and bought a new (or new to you) side-by-side. So what now? While many owners have their own list of the accessories to add to their rig, many new side-by-side owners may not know where to start. With so many options it can be overwhelming as to where to start. We have put a list together of the most common and equally important side-by-side accessories available to give you a place to start. Of course there are so many accessories to offer both to increase your side-by-side’s c

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  5. Can Am Maverick MAX X RS Turbo RR With Smart-Shox Review

    Can Am Maverick MAX X RS Turbo RR With Smart-Shox Review- Dirt TRAX

    For model year 2022 Can-Am debuted its Smart-SHOX technology on the Maverick X3 family. Competing directly with the Polaris DYNAMIX Live Valve system, Smart-SHOX dynamically controls the shocks' dampening on the fly based upon the terrain, but with one big difference: rebound control. Yes, Smart-SHOX controls both compression and rebound, which at the time (Polaris DYNAMIX now has this also), was unique. Our friends at Dirt TRAX received a Smart-SHOX Maverick X3 MAX model and did a review video on

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  6. Can-Am 72 Hours King Of The Hammers Race Video Series

    Can-Am 72 Hours King Of The Hammers Race Video Series

    King Of The Hammers is truly an epic race. It is epic for the racers, it is epic for the teams, and it is epic for the fans. Boulders the size of a Volkswagen, vertical shelf drops longer than a side-by-side, open desert sections, and inclines and declines steep enough to see only ground or sky are all in store for those daring enough to race in the King Of The Hammers race. It is widely considered the most brutal race one-day race in the World. King Of The Hammers takes place every year in Johnson

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  7. Can-Am Maverick Sport MAX Long Term Test Video- Dirt Trax TV

    Can-Am Maverick Sport MAX Long Term Test Video- Dirt Trax TV

    It is so important to take family and friends along for the adventure with several manufacturers catering to those who want to do just that with four and six seat side-by-sides. Can-Am introduced a four-seat model in 2019 with adding the Maverick Sport MAX to its Maverick lineup. We have spent some time in both a Maverick Trail and Maverick Sport with both side-by-sides offering a very comfortable ride while at the same time being capable of tackling rugged terrain. Our friends over at Dirt Trax

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  8. Adventure Guide- Brimstone Recreation & Windrock Park, TN

    Adventure Guide- Brimstone Recreation & Windrock Park, TN

    Tennessee is home to some outstanding places to ride (and music of course), but it is not very close to many of us! Making the long drive to that part of the country must be rewarded with a bunch of trail-miles. The good news is, with a little planning, that is exactly what you will get. Brimstone Recreation and WindRock Park are a mere 48 measly miles apart, and, combined, they offer 92,000 acres and 600 miles of trails. That makes for a large area to explore—large enough to require more than o

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  9. Adventure Guide- Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, WV

    Adventure Guide- Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, WV

    One of the great privileges of being a journalist in the ATV/UTV industry is the opportunity to ride in so many outstanding locations around our great United States. Of all the amazing trail systems available there is none better than the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System in West Virginia. I know, that is a bold statement to make, but it is true. Between the 1000+ miles of managed and maintained trails, the incredible scenery and terrain in the Appalachian Mountains, the ability to ride into the surrounding

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  10. UTV Roll Cage Sizes & Types

    Profile Roll Cage & Round Roll Cage

    There are quite a few different UTVs and side-by-sides out there with different types and sizes of roll cages. When choosing accessories that attach to the roll cage it is important to know the diameter of your side-by-side's roll cage. Below is a list of the most popular UTV make and models along with their respective roll cage diameters.

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