See More With Moose Mirrors

Mirror, Mirror, on the quad… One of the first accessories many of us install on our UTVs, regardless of the type of UTV, is a rearview mirror of some kind. These simple accessories are a mandatory part of any car or truck, and we are used to using them to drive, making it second nature for our UTVs. In fact, so many are added that you’d think the manufacturers would start including them more as standard equipment.

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What Riding Gear Do I Need?

Riding an ATV or driving in a Side-by-Side (SxS) means wearing the proper riding gear. It makes sense to do things safely, and you want to be able to keep on enjoying your time with your machine. Who wants to spend time during a riding season dealing with an injury, or worse - never being able to enjoy another one again? One of the questions we get asked often is, “What riding gear do I need?” We will provide you with the basics, and some reasons why you need it.

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What Are Locking Differentials and Does My 4x4 Need Them?

Locking differentials have become more common over the years, increasing in popularity as the operation of such has become increasingly easy as well. Locking differentials, called locking diffs or lockers by enthusiasts, enhance traction and stability, particularly in challenging terrains or adverse driving conditions. Understanding their function, types, and significance provides insight into their importance in ensuring optimal performance and safety, and getting the most out of your vehicle’s locker along the way.

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Which Type of ATV or SxS is Right for You?

Have you ever walked into a big ATV and SxS dealership and marveled at all the wonderful machines on display? It’s a safe bet that most of us have done that at some point. There are a lot of different types of machines available, and that can make it hard to pick the right one for you. There are three basic types of ATVs and Side-by-Sides (SxS) and there is definitely some overlap. Those three basic classifications are Utility, Recreation and Sport. Which type of ATV or SxS is right for you? Let’s see if we can answer that.

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See and Be Seen After Dark with Moose Lighting Options
Moose Utility Division has some sweet lighting options to help you see the trail at night and be seen by others.
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Upgrade Your RZR’s Sway Bar to Improve Performance
Polaris Scrambler XP 1000 S Review Wrap Up: Yay, Nay, and the Takeaway

We just bid farewell to our long-term Polaris Scrambler XP 1000 S after nine months of testing. We subjected the manufacturer’s biggest, baddest ATV to the full gauntlet of trail riding common in the Northeast, and it came back begging for more time and time again. Here are some takeaways and things we’ve learned from our time with the top-dog Scrambler.

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Does My ATV or UTV Need Skid Plates?

Skid plates, also known as underbody armor, are protective shields attached to the underside of a vehicle to safeguard its vulnerable components from damage due to rocks, debris, or rough terrain. The necessity of skid plates for an all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) depends on various factors, including the type of terrain, intended use, individual preferences of the rider, riding style, and more. But while the general consensus is “yes,” that doesn’t necessarily mean you need to armor up the entirety of your ATV or UTV's underside.

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Why is an ATV Helmet Important?

We’ve all heard the stories of a severe ATV injury being so due to the negligence of safety equipment. Though these instances are undoubtedly unfortunate, they are also easily avoidable. While riding an all-terrain-vehicle may be inherently dangerous, mitigating the riskiest aspect is no more difficult than wearing a helmet. And as ATVing enthusiasts, we stand firmly in the camp of always protecting your head when throwing a leg over the seat. Why? Read on.

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2023 Yamaha Wolverine RMAX4 1000 SE Review

Like our moose hunting trip this year, the 2023 Yamaha Wolverine RMAX4 1000 LE is mostly unchanged since its inception in 2020, with the exception of 2 things. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, one of us missed the mark. And I’ll give you a hint. It wasn’t Yamaha.

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What Kind of Navigation System Should I Use When ATVing?

The ATVing hobby can lead riders to beautiful, remote places they have never been before, and that few have even seen. But getting there and back isn’t always as easy as opening up Google Maps and punching in an address. Remote locations usually come with limited cell service, so knowing where to go means using some kind of dedicated navigation system. Luckily for us, many types exist, with some manufacturers even integrating them into the vehicles themselves.

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Taming Yamaha’s Grizzly 700 In The Rockies

Even at 25 years old, the Yamaha Grizzly 700 is still the best-selling Utility ATV and we test it in the Colorado Rockies to see why.

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How To Safely Ride Off-Road

Riding off-road is a great way to spend time with family and friends while you get to see the great outdoors. While you won’t be encountering as many people out on the trails as you would driving through traffic on your daily commute to work, chances are that you’ll still come across other riders/drivers enjoying their time as well. We have some great tips on how to enjoy time on your ATV and SxS while still being safe.

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Does Your ATV Need a Windshield?

There’s no denying that a lot of the ATV hobby comes down to wants rather than needs. But as it’s easy enough to go down the rabbit hole of desired accessories, so what improves the ATVing experience? One item that often goes overlooked is a windshield, and it can go a long way to making rides in cold, windy, or poor weather that much more enjoyable.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Buying an ATV or SxS

Knowing what you’re getting into before you sign the dotted line can make owning an ATV more enjoyable

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Should You Wax Your ATV's Plastics?

It’s a no-brainer for automotive aficionados to wax their vehicle’s paint, but does that degree of care extend to your ATV? Seeing as cleaning up after a ride can easily entail a day’s worth of rinsing, scrubbing, and tidying up. Old four-wheeling folklore tells of spraying fenders with WD-40 or cooking oil spray to keep mud from caking on the machine, but we wanted to try out a less messy, more conventional method to see if we could achieve the same result. Does waxing your ATV’s plastics help? We found out firsthand.

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