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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Trade for Anything: Dirt Bike and ATV Trade-In

by Rusty G.

Summer’s around the corner, which means it’s time to get into gear!

When I say “trade for anything,” what images does that conjure up? Because here’s what you should be fantasizing about: trading in your dusty old motorcycle for a sleek, Rumble Ready used dirt bike; upgrading a truck you haven’t driven since senior prom night to a powerful, cliff-climbing used ATV; swapping any vehicle you no longer have love for, for the two-, three-, or four-wheeled ride of a lifetime.

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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!

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Off-Road Riding: The Best ATV Trails by Region

by Trail Boss

Planning to traverse the U.S. on a four-wheeler? Let’s take a look at some of the most exhilarating ATV tails in the country.

When asked where you want to spend your next getaway, what do you picture yourself doing? Me? I’m almost always riding an ATV through some fantastic natural landscape. If you’ve ever been off-road riding, then you know the destinations are as good as limitless on the best ATVs.

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What Makes a Good ATV for Beginners?

by Trail Boss

You already know about the best two-wheelers for beginners. What about the best four-wheelers for beginners?

While technically, beginners, dirt bikes could qualify as All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) given their off-road capabilities, there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to an ATV. And while there’s no harm in continuing the hunt for the best dirt bike for beginners, an ATV could end up being your golden ticket if you’re looking for some fun off the beaten path.

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Yamaha's Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI)

by Trail Boss

There’s more behind your Yamaha ATV than meets the eye.

If you live for the ride, be it on an ATV, dirt bike, Side-by-Side, or motorcycle, then you know how important a route’s aesthetic is to the riding experience. Maintaining the appearance of traditional roads is often tackled by your local government; but, what about the off-road trails that aren’t in plain view? Who’s responsible for those?  

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