The Mudslinger

For those who ride the trail less traveled. Mudslinger adventures cover ATV, UTV, and dirt bike articles, quizzes, ultimate lists, and more.

Rusty G.

I live to go off the beaten path. Whether it's about ATVs, UTVs, or dirt bikes, I write fun and interesting off-road articles that teach and hopefully inspire you to hit the trail or the track.

Recent Posts

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

Learn How to Winterize ATVs So Spring Start-Up Is A Cinch

by Rusty G.

You’ll want to start preparing your quad for winter hibernation.

Especially if you live in a part of the U.S. that isn’t giddy about below-freezing temperatures.

The winter months may bring unlimited amounts of hot cocoa and toasty evenings spent by the fire, but they also bring bitterly cold weather that isn’t conducive to outdoor recreation, including riding our four-wheelers. 

Ultimate Lists, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

Winter Riding: The Ultimate List of ATV Trails Open All Year

by Rusty G.

List of Off-Road and ATV Trails Open During Winter

There are many great parts of the fall and winter seasons, but you know what’s not one of them? Cabin fever. Cold weather can put a damper on plans and shut us in the house for sometimes days on end. If only there were some places where we could find an escape, where we can feel some adrenaline in addition to the cold. Maybe get some off-road riding in the winter?

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

The Top 3 Best UTV and ATV Hunting Machines

by Rusty G.

Hunting season is upon us. Take a look at a few of the best hunting four-wheelers that are guaranteed to help you up your game. 

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

The Non-Negotiables of ATV and Dirt Bike Rentals

by Rusty G.

Considering a rental for your latest off-roading excursion?

Here’s what you should know before you leave the rental lot.

There’s no better way to enjoy nature at its finest than on a set of wheels designed for dirt, mud, and everything in between. Don’t own a four-wheeler or dirt bike? A rental might be right up your alley.

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

The Top 7 Best Motocross Tricks: Don’t Try These at Home, Folks.

by Rusty G.

Take a look at these heart-pounding dirt bike tricks performed by professional FMX riders!  

If you’ve brushed up on your dirt bike dictionary terms, then you know Motocross involves a dirt bike (duh), enormous dirt mounds, and a bleeding-heart lover of flying who's willing and ready to test the limits of physics. 

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