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.

Recent Posts

Model Overview: 2013 Polaris Ranger XP 900 Review and Specs

by Trail Boss

All hail the Ranger XP 900, an off-roading workhorse with some serious grit.

Polaris ATVs have been the cream of the off-roading crop since before some of us were even a glimmer in Ma and Pa’s eye. From the Sportsman to the Outlaw to the Polaris RZR lineup, the 2013 Polaris Ranger XP 900 was simply destined for greatness.

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What is the Best ATV Brand?

by Trail Boss

One thing’s for sure: these top-rated ATV brands are not messing around.

When it comes to notable brands within the powersports industry, I’ll bet all the household names come to mind almost immediately: Harley-Davidson, Indian, Triumph, Suzuki… You get the idea. But, motorcycles make up only a portion of the thrill-seeking machines that many of us have come to love and admire over the years; ATVs are a big part of that category, too. 


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How to Make a Dirt Bike Street-Legal 101

by Trail Boss

Thinking about converting your dirt bike into a street-legal stud? Here’s what you should know…

Can you make a dirt bike street-legal? Why yes, you can. If you’re the handy type, making a dirt bike street-legal is not nearly as difficult as some people think. It’s the research you have to do prior to converting your bike that’ll take the most time, energy, and patience.  

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Will an ATV Repair Set You Back? Should You Buy New?

by Trail Boss

Repairs on a used off-road vehicle can be expensive.

When ATV owners think about whether we should buy used ATVs instead of new, the health of a pre-owned ride gives us the most pause. If significant repairs are needed to keep the vehicle in good working order, we’d probably be better off buying a new ATV altogether, right?   

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Specs and Features of the Can-Am Maverick 1000R X ds

by Trail Boss

Can-Am Maverick: All the horsepower and the chassis to handle it.

Whether kicking up mud or taking on the dunes, Can-Am has been a fan favorite producer of tough and capable crossover utility vehicles. So, when the Maverick X ds side-by-side was released in 2015, the newest addition to the Can-Am utility vehicle lineup promised to be an advanced performance machine with power and capability unlike any on the market.

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