The Mudslinger

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

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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.

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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. 

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Winter is Coming! Are You and Your Four-Wheeler Prepared?

by Trail Boss

Check out these ATV trail riding tips before you tread any snowy landscapes this year.  

While there are plenty of things I look forward to during the winter months—spiked eggnog, the smell of burning wood, ABC’s Twenty-Five Days of Christmas—winching my four-wheeler out of an icy rut in below-freezing temperatures isn’t one of them. Still, they’re called all-terrain vehicles for a reason, and if you have no intention of exploring the snowy frontier on one, then what’s the point, really? 

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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. 

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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.

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