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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!

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: 2018 Polaris RZR 570 Reviews and Specs

by Rusty G.

Review of the 2018 Polaris RZR 570 

What is it about Polaris’s RZR line that has outdoorsmen raving? See for yourself in this review of the Polaris RZR 570.

If you’ve ever ridden a Polaris, I’ll bet your off-roading game has never been better; if you haven’t, the 2018 Polaris RZR 570 can change that. Bolstered by the brand’s acclaimed ProStar engine, optional EPS, and five different driving modes, the RZR 570 is equipped to take you where no sport UTV or side-by-side has gone before. 

Ultimate Lists, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

Winter Riding: The Ultimate List of ATV Trails Open All Year

by Rusty G.

List of Off-Road and ATV Trails Open During Winter

There are many great parts of the fall and winter seasons, but you know what’s not one of them? Cabin fever. Cold weather can put a damper on plans and shut us in the house for sometimes days on end. If only there were some places where we could find an escape, where we can feel some adrenaline in addition to the cold. Maybe get some off-road riding in the winter?

Articles, ATV and Off-Road, Mudslinger

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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