While riders in the Great White North prepare to trade ATVs and UTVs for snowmobiles, dune nthusiasts are getting ready for their riding
season to begin, especially for the large dune areas at
Glamis, Dumont, Hurricane, Coral Pink and other systems in the desert Southwest. Now in its 16th year,
Orange County, California’s Sand Sports Super Show
kicks off the traditional dune season, with manufacturers
showing off their latest UTVs, ATVs, sand buggies, toy
haulers and RVs, and the aftermarket displaying their new
The latest and greatest from the Sand Sports Super Show
Aluminum artisan Modquad teamed up with Tiger
Lights for this sweet RZR XP1K with Modquad
aluminum doors ($649.95) and AMR graphics,
Xtreme front bumper ($379.95) and all sorts of
trick billet-aluminum parts like a GoPro Hero 3
billet case and mount ($139.95).
Empire Industries has exhausts and big bore and turbo kits for the RZR XP
900 and XP1K, and full exhausts for the YFZ450R (shown), YFZ450, and
TRX450R for $569 ($499 on website) and Raptor 700 for $799. Empire’s
Cyclone exhausts are 6061 aluminum and 304 stainless steel with billet end
cap and Spec 31-grade packing for more power and a long life. Call (951)
734-7344 or see www.empireindustriesinc.com.
products. The three-day expo has grown into much more
than paddle tires, lighting, long-travel suspension, engine
hop-ups and billet bling, and Robbie Gordon’s Stadium
Super Trucks and UTVs get the fans revved up for the duning
season. The American Sand Association and Ride Now team
up to raffle off a dune-built machine each year, and the 2013
winner of the tricked-out Polaris RZR XP 4 900 was Jamie
Arviso of Romoland, California! For 2014, the ASA raffled off
a JP Designs sand rail, with the second prize being an Arctic
Cat Wildcat 1000X!
Super ATV can upgrade your ride’s driveline with Rhino axles, with oversized
shafts and larger CVs with 40 percent more strength and more articulation
than stock for $199.95 each. See your dealer or www.superatv.com.