The Source is your one stop location for all things offroad. We've taken the knowledge we've learned over the last 20 years and put together a selection of posts to cut through the BS and get you the information you need. Have a question we don't have listed on The Source? Check out the Valor Offroad FAQ page for additional topics.

What happens when a tire is over inflated?

What happens when a tire is over inflated?

When you are mounting a tire to a wheel there are several warnings and risks that need to be considered, primarily overinflation. We break down the science of professional wheel and tire mounting s...
Polaris Xpedition Accessories

Polaris Xpedition Accessories

So, you're looking for new accessories for your Polaris Xpedition eh? We put together a collection of some of the best upgrades, accessories and parts we recommend adding to your Xpedition build li...
UTV Sand Kit Buyers Guide

UTV Sand Kit Buyers Guide

Do you need beadlock UTV wheels for riding in the dunes/sand? What PSI do I need to run? What are the best utv wheels for sand? Best utv tires for sand? We answer all of these questions and more in...
CanAm Maverick R Wheels & Tires

CanAm Maverick R Wheels & Tires

Now that you've ordered your brand new Can-Am Maverick R, you're now looking the exact OEM specs for wheels, tires and brakes right? This post was put together especially for you, you're welcome. D...
UTV Tires 101 Crash Course

UTV Tires 101 Crash Course

Tires are a technological feat considering they are the only part of your UTV that connects with the trail. We take for granted how important tire technology, manufacturing techniques and durometer...
What are DOT approved UTV Tires?

What are DOT approved UTV Tires?

DOT approved UTV tires, DOT rated UTV Tires. What in the world makes these things DOT anyway? We break down that the definition of a DOT approved UTV tire is and why it matters to you, the drivers ...
How is a tire made?

How is a tire made?

We take for granted the technical experience and unique materials required to manufacture the only thing touching the ground when we're driving our vehicles, our tires. Learn the steps needed to so...
Durometer Ratings

Durometer Ratings

Durometer numbers simply represent a relative comparison of hardness between different but similar materials that have had their hardness measured using the same durometer scale, device and measure...
Explain Tire Sidewall Marks

Explain Tire Sidewall Marks

It's one things to know your tire's brand and model, but what do all of the other markings on the tire's sidewall actually mean? The dirt is in the details, let's jump into what makes each tire tru...
What is a tire bead gap

What is a tire bead gap

There is more than meets the eye when you dissect how a tire and wheel combo inflates, stays inflated and why some wheels and tires shouldn't be matched together. We take a deep dive into what make...
Tire Pressure on Your UTV

Tire Pressure on Your UTV

Air will expand when heated and contract when cooled. This makes fall and early winter months the most critical times to check inflation pressures. The rule of thumb is for every 10° Fahrenheit cha...
UTV Tires Made in the USA

UTV Tires Made in the USA

We've all heard why buying local can make a huge difference, but maybe you haven't taken the time to really think about the power of your buying decisions. This quick post touches base on the subtl...
How to handle a flat tire

How to handle a flat tire

Your day finally came and you got that infamous flat tire. What now? What do you need to fix? Knowing how to safely get you, your passengers, and your UTV back to trailhead requires some preparatio...
UTV Offroad Glossary

UTV Offroad Glossary

We've all been there. You're talking to an offroad friend and they use a word or phrase you've heard before but never grasped the full meaning. We've got you covered with The Source - UTV Offroad G...

NEW UTV PRODUCTS

We spend most of the year behind the scenes developing innovative products to boost performance and styling on and off the trail. Check out our most recent additions to the Valor Offroad lineup!