‘How To’ Category

Enduro Honda

RIDER: Andy Lagzdins AGE: 39 CLASS: Pro GNCC Unlike Duncan Racing’s formidable Banshee for France’s 12 Hours of Pont de Vaux, which is assembled in the UK by ATV World (Duncan Racing’s European distributor), this team Honda was built in America by top 10 GNCC competitor Andy Lagzdins and shipped...
April 24th, 2007 | Filed under: Features, Sport ATV | Read More

Technically: Pre-Season Prep

Winter has almost passed and you’ve probably blown your New Year’s resolution to get more exercise or become more involved at church. Fortunately you still have the opportunity to become a better ATV owner. Before you hit the trail, spend a few hours to make sure all four wheels of wonder and the...
April 18th, 2007 | Filed under: Other, Sport ATV, Utility ATV | Read More

Mean Mini

RIDER: Jerrod Weckman AGE: 12 CLASS: 90 Production Sr. Growing up with in the Rath family has its benefits. Daryl Rath’s son Jerrod Weckman is quickly falling into the same footsteps as his father. If you have seen “Carpe Diem 3”, then you’ve witnessed Weckman rolling out of bed at the Rath Racing...
April 18th, 2007 | Filed under: Features, Sport ATV | Read More

Bird of Prey

Zoologically speaking, raptors are carnivorous birds that share three main characteristics — keen eyesight, sharp talons and a hooked beak. Seeing them in action just once is all you need to realize that you don’t want to be on the bad side of these birds. In the slightly less predatory world of...
January 26th, 2007 | Filed under: Features, Sport ATV | Read More

Going Overboard

Too much of a good thing can be bad, as they say, and the same logic applies to boring out an engine. Drilling out cylinders in search of higher torque and horsepower can yield substantial performance gains, but if taken too far, the engine can get harsh and reliability can suffer. With deep pockets...
January 26th, 2007 | Filed under: Features, Sport ATV | Read More

Hybrids

Europeans aren’t shy about using their imaginations to build high-revving and wild race quads. Here are three sick, race-bred hybrids the author found upon a recent trip to France’s ATV Racing hotbed, Pont de Vaux. EATV EXTREME 950 SM As more and more European-built, road-legal quads hit the market,...
January 26th, 2007 | Filed under: Features, Sport ATV | Read More

To The Wire: Steps for Winching Success

One second of inattention could lead to months of regret and excruciating pain. But, in the heat of the moment, it’s often easy to get careless when winching. Much like the ATV itself, winches need to be treated with the utmost respect every time they are in use. Thousands of times a day, ATV owners...
December 18th, 2006 | Filed under: Other, Sport ATV, UTV, Utility ATV | Read More

Tips for Moving Snow

Have you ever tried to ride a snowblower? We didn’t think so. Even if you have tried, don’t admit it. There’s really only one way to move snow and ride at the same time. That’s with an ATV. We can hear some people saying, “What about a lawn tractor?” We usually come back with something like,...
December 14th, 2006 | Filed under: Other | Read More

Setting Up A Yamaha Rhino For Hunting, Fishing

Sure, our ultimate hunting and fishing ATV still sits in our shop, ready for solo excursions, but when we’re ready for an outdoor adventure and we have a partner tagging along, there’s no better choice than loading up an off-road utility vehicle. We selected the Yamaha Rhino not only for its ability...
June 26th, 2006 | Filed under: Other | Read More

Lighten Up With Billet Aluminum Parts

Billet aluminum parts, such as a skid plate and bumpers, will lighten the ATV, obviously, but they may last longer than the stock products they replaced. Plus, an aluminum skid plate or high-composite plastic skid plate can slide over rocks and logs that often hide in the bottom of the bogs. A properly...
June 26th, 2006 | Filed under: Other | Read More