ATV How To Category

Building the Ultimate Winter ATV

Building the Ultimate Winter ATV
It’s getting cold out there and it will only get frostier, if the last 6,000 years of recorded history are any indication. Winter has arrived with all itsbaggage and, like Cousin Eddie, it’splanning to stay a while. This gives us a choice: get fat and lazy, or fight back and conquer winter’s doldrums...
January 27th, 2011 | Filed under: Home Page Slide Show, Utility ATV | Read More

How To: ATV Hauling Tips

How To: ATV Hauling Tips
Whether the destination is a repair shop, an epic riding area far away from home or hunting land out in the country, most ATV owners will have to haul their machine on a trailer or in a pickup truck. Securing an ATV on a trailer or in a truck seems simple enough, so giving pointers about how to do it...
October 28th, 2010 | Filed under: Home Page Slide Show, Other, Sport ATV, UTV, Utility ATV | Read More

13-Steps for Easy CV Boot Replacement

13-Steps for Easy CV Boot Replacement
It’s gonna happen. Sooner or later a CV boot on your four-wheel drive ATV will tear. Whether caused by brush, rocks, ice, sticks or dried mud, something will pierce the part that protects those greasy CV joints on your machine’s drivetrain. Grease on the outside of a CV boot is a sign that it’s...
August 19th, 2010 | Filed under: Sport ATV, UTV, Utility ATV | Read More

ATV Riding Tips: Log Crossings

ATV Riding Tips: Log Crossings
Before you cross the log, survey the surrounding area and the dirt in front and behind the log. (By Frank Hoppen) Crossing a fallen tree or log can be a fun challenge, especially in a controlled environment. I recently took some log-crossing photos with one of the elite motorsports photographers in the...
August 18th, 2010 | Filed under: Ride Technique | Read More

How To: Winch Installation

How To: Winch Installation
Maybe it’s a feeling of pride or just accomplishment, but there’s nothing better than finishing a quality project by yourself that you know is done right. Two years ago I bought my first house and I have been renovating it ever since. Sure, doing the remodeling by myself saves money, but that’s...
June 7th, 2010 | Filed under: How To, Utility ATV | Read More

How-To: 7 Used-Quad Buying Tips

How-To: 7 Used-Quad Buying Tips
Whether you’re looking to pick up an ATV for a spouse or kid to share fun on the trails, or you need another workhorse to make chores easier, consider picking up a used quad if money is tight right now. Here are a few tips to help make sure you buy it right. 1. Start with the basics Appearance of things...
June 1st, 2010 | Filed under: How To, Other | Read More

Tips To Improve Your Sport Quad For Trail Riding

Tips To Improve Your Sport Quad For Trail Riding
We’ve done it in the expansive sand dunes, desert washes and on twisting fire roads – even non-racers get it; just squeeze it and smile. While it¹s fun to wick it up, it’s also enjoyable to take in the scenery and tackle rugged terrain at a leisurely pace. Whether you’re a trail cruiser out...
February 19th, 2010 | Filed under: Sport ATV | Read More

Planning A Great Day Ride

Planning A Great Day Ride
Riding off-road is an escape from the norm for ATV enthusiasts. It’s their chance to explore nature and put a smile on their face. However, that smile could be replaced with a frown and supporting expletives if a rider takes his sport and machine for granted. Whether it’s a trip through the mountains,...
August 6th, 2009 | Filed under: Other, Utility ATV | Read More

10 Top ATV Tips For Deer Season

If you’re reading this you probably have or will have an ATV come deer season. And that makes you one of the lucky ones because there are few things that can add more to the success and enjoyment of deer hunting than an ATV. Taking full advantage of your advantage takes a little thought. Here are my...
August 4th, 2009 | Filed under: Other | Read More

Rampin' It Up: Freestyly Motocross

Rampin' It Up: Freestyly Motocross
The sport of freestyle motocross has grown exponentially over the last decade. What started years ago with a few guys on dirt bikes clicking their heels together has evolved into its own sport, with riders traveling the globe and wowing the masses by back flipping 400-pound machines through the air. Guys...
May 21st, 2009 | Filed under: Other, Sport ATV | Read More