The nerf bar has been around since the beginning of ATV racing, somewhere around the mid-1980s. Nerf bars
filled the void between the front and rear
tires outside of the rider’s feet and footpeg
area. The aluminum- or steel-tubing frame
was designed to keep other ATVs’ wheels
from entering and tangling with your wheels.
Current nerf designs have evolved over the
years, but the basic principle remains the
same. On the UTV side of things, this idea
of keeping other vehicles from entering the
“comfort zone” and tangling wheels still
applies. One major difference between UTVs
and SxS’ is that the focus is also on protecting the frame from rocks, trees and other
damaging obstacles on non-racing vehicles.
With higher vehicle weights and more
momentum, a quality UTV nerf bar needs to
be pretty substantial to provide the necessary
We’ve compiled a list of all the major players in the UTV nerf bar and rock slider game.
Here is what we found out.
Blingstar’s lightweight aluminum nerf bar is designed to save
your XP 1000 from side damage, including the dreaded axle
snappage that results from tangling tires with the competition. As an
added bonus, the Blingstar nerf design incorporates a slick-looking,
replaceable number-plate system that is perfect for sponsor logos or
The Blingstar aluminum nerf bar set is available for the Polaris
RZR XP 1000
www.blingstar.com or call them at (866) 412-5464
Protecting your UTV investment from damage
ATV UTV ACTION’S UTV NERF
BARS AND ROCK SLIDERS