The Mudslinger

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

Trail Boss

I'm here to bring you no-fuss articles and coverage of all things to do with ATVs, UTVs, and motocross bikes. Model reviews, ATV DIYs, and ultimate lists of off-road trails are just a taste of what I bring to the table.

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ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger, Reviews

Model Overview: 2016 BMW F800GS Adventure Reviews and Specs

by Trail Boss

How do you feel about traveling the world? Is adventure woven into your DNA?

Check out this review of the 2016 BMW Adventure bike.

There’s nothing I like more than riding a bike with two distinct personalities. Something you can easily maneuver down a smooth stretch of pavement, or confidently manhandle through a ragged river pass. One machine that exhibits this duality to a T is the 2016 BMW F800GS Adventure. 

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

All About ATV Depreciation and Resale Value

by Trail Boss

Parting ways with your used four-wheeler can be tough; agreeing to a low resale value can be even tougher.

It’s a good thing used ATV values have stayed pretty consistent over the years!

Perhaps the hardest pill for vehicle owners to swallow is pouring a hefty sum of cash into a brand-new vehicle and not seeing a substantial return when it’s time to sell. Thankfully, a four-wheeler’s depreciation rate is slower than most, making ATVs and UTVs an ideal anytime investment! Let’s delve into ATV depreciation a little more, shall we?

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger, Reviews

Model Overview: 2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 X RC Turbo R Reviews and Specs

by Trail Boss

Review of the 2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 X RC Turbo R

Can-Am is more than a brand, it’s a lifestyle, and the all-terrain vehicles this Canadian-born company produces are, without a doubt, life-changing. See why here.

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger, Reviews

Model Overview: 2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R Reviews and Specs

by Trail Boss

Review of the 2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R

Boasting an impressive pedigree for off-road racing, KTM motorcycles and dirt bikes are an adventure rider’s dream come true, and this rings especially true for the 2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R. Sure, it’s slightly smaller than its 1190 predecessor, but make no mistake—bigger doesn’t always mean better.

Types of Four-Wheelers: Which One Is Right For You?

by Trail Boss

The best type of four-wheeler is the one that complements your lifestyle.

So before you reach for your wallet, read up on the four different kinds of ATVs that exist.   

There are four types of ATVs on the market today: some are designed strictly for hunting and hauling, some for off-road racing, while others kick serious butt on some pretty intense terrain. 

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