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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ATV vs. Dirt Bike: Pros and Cons of Both Off-Road Rides

by Trail Boss

What is a dirt bike’s purpose, and what is an ATV’s? 

Answer these questions before you hit the dirt bike or ATV mud trails.  

For those who don’t already know, off-roading is 100% its own sports class, and if you want to get down and dirty the right way, you need an off-roading vehicle that’s up to snuff. But when it’s time to choose the best ride, which factors help us decide between a dirt bike and an ATV?

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The Top 7 Best Motocross Tricks: Don’t Try These at Home, Folks.

by Rusty G.

Take a look at these heart-pounding dirt bike tricks performed by professional FMX riders!  

If you’ve brushed up on your dirt bike dictionary terms, then you know Motocross involves a dirt bike (duh), enormous dirt mounds, and a bleeding-heart lover of flying who's willing and ready to test the limits of physics. 

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Model Overview: 2015 Arctic Cat Wildcat 4X Limited Review and Specs

by Trail Boss

Freedom. Adventure. Possibility. What you can expect from an Arctic Cat ATV.

Riding an Arctic quad is a bit like riding in Santa’s sleigh: it’s a magical experience off the beaten path, there’s whimsy at every turn, and passengers are jolly as can be. Yet, while the existence of this supposedly mythical vehicle is still under debate, there’s one whose isn’t: the 2015 Arctic Cat Wildcat 4X Limited.  

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A Motocross Profile: The Kawasaki KX450F

by Rusty G.

A Look At the Kawasaki KX450F

When it comes to popular motocross models, the Kawasaki KX450F stands out. The build of the bike was inspired and sourced directly from the world’s premier Kawasaki race team; it was developed from the highest levels of racing, and it’s designed to be the bike that builds champions.

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The Dirt Bike Dictionary: Lingo to Navigate the Track (Part Three)

by The Pit Boss

By now, you know a good chunk of motocross terms thanks to Parts One and Two of the Dirt Bike Dictionary, but you still have a few more to learn before you can call yourself a true off-roading connoisseur. 

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