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

Ultimate Lists, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

Winter Riding: 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.

Quizzes, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

What Type of Dual Sport Motorcycle Fits Your Style of Riding? (Quiz)

by Rusty G.

Dual sport bikes: What ride is the best one for you?

So you’ve already decided that the dual-sport is the bike for you. You like the appeal of being able to take your bike straight from the street to the track with no inhibiting factors.

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

Funny Similarities Between ATV Riding and College

by Rusty G.

How ATV Riding and College Are Similar

College is, well, an experience. Whether you were in college so long ago that you honestly don’t remember it happening, or you’re in it right now, it’s a time that typically holds a variety of fond memories. And even if you didn’t go to college, you can probably assume from movie viewings what it’s like.

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

Military ATV: How Four-Wheelers Are the Military’s Off-Road Option

by Rusty G.

Military ATVs: Why they're the most practical addition to the Field

When it comes to the Armed Forces, we want them to have  every possible resource to make their job easier and keep them safe. Our military risks their lives every single day so we don’t have to risk ours, and it is our job to continually reiterate how valuable their presence is to this country.

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

What's the Difference Between an ATV and UTV?

by Rusty G.

ATVs and UTVs are off-road vehicle siblings, not twins.

When it comes to real adventure riding, you really can’t go wrong with ATVs and UTVs. Sure, they’re not a motorcycle, but they excel in their own unique areas that most motorcycles can’t manage to compete.

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