How To Properly Remove Your ATV From Deep Mud

How To Properly Remove Your ATV From Deep Mud

As a freedom-loving, red-blooded, beer-guzzlin’ American, one of the best things I love about riding an ATV is the freedom to travel almost any kind of terrain. The key word here is almost. Although I do suffer from an inflated ego – I’m not superman and neither is my ATV. I can’t fly, can’t travel underwater, up a cliff, or through really deep mud. While flying, submarining, and scaling cliffs are impossibilities, deep mud happens to be a way of life here for ATVers in the Mississippi valley. Although getting stuck is part of the ATV’n experience, it can still […]

The ATV Riding Outfit

The ATV Riding Outfit

One of the best things about riding your ATV offroad is challenging yourself to go through different obstacles that may come your way. There are dangers but we understand that could also be part of the thrill and excitement.  Of course, you still have to determine if your ATV can safely go through them. They may be powerful but they have limits too. When it comes to safety, it is wise not to take anything by chance alone. That’s the reason why you should be thinking about safety equipment whenever you go for a ride.  The outfit you wear is […]

Common Mistakes Beginner ATV Riders Make: Part 1

Common Mistakes Beginner ATV Riders Make: Part 1

Riding ATVs are fun as a barrel of gorillas, and twice as powerful. It’s a good analogy as an ATV has the potential to seriously injure a driver if they aren’t schooled on the fundamentals of riding. So with safety fundamentals in mind, here are the most common mistakes beginners make…  Getting The Wrong Size ATVs come in various sizes so it is best to consider who is riding in relation to the size of the ATV. A big and powerful ATV wouldn’t be best for a child because they wouldn’t be able to control it. This is also true […]

Tips To Getting Your Used ATV Sold

Tips To Getting Your Used ATV Sold

There comes a time in a man’s life when he has to bid farewell to his beloved ATV. Whether you don’t find any use for it anymore or you are upgrading to a Yamaha Grizzly or any other ATV, you may decide to sell your unit. Selling it is a great idea as there is a market for used ATVs. Plus, it would be better to turn that thing into cash than just to let it rot in your garage or backyard. To help you easily sell that ATV, here are a few useful tips. Give It A Thorough Clean […]

ATV For Beginners: A Quick Guide To Buying Your First ATV

ATV For Beginners: A Quick Guide To Buying Your First ATV

Those who love to spend their time outdoors doing recreational activities might want to invest in their very own ATV. It’s a well-built machine that almost anyone can ride without too much difficulty. It is already well balanced, unlike their dirt bike counterparts. It’s a good option for beginners who want to ride through a trail.  Safety Of ATV It may seem that, on four wheels an ATV is a much safer option than a dirt bike but in fact the opposite is true, according to a 2010 study from the the Johns Hopkins Center in Baltimore, MD which stated […]

Getting Your ATV Ready For The Cold Weather

Getting Your ATV Ready For The Cold Weather

It’s been hotter than Arkansas asphalt lately, which has got me thinking of winter, which – in turn – has me thinking about winterizing my ATV. While it may not be the season, it pays to plan ahead when it comes to preparing your ATV for winter storage. Although we here in Hotsprings like to hit the trail all year long (check out our article on modifying your ATV a better fit for a race or the cold weather), we know the many fellow ATVers up north don’t have the luxury. Do without further ado, here’s our winter maintenance regimen […]

Yamaha Grizzly For Hunting

Yamaha Grizzly For Hunting

People buy an ATV for different reasons. I use mine for racing, and screaming across the trails here in AK There’s no question that there’s a huge number of rider that use their ATVs for hunting. With ATVs, hunting can be a much pleasurable experience because it can help hunters get to more remote places faster and easier. Hunters have a lot of gear too and they can be heavy. Also, after the hunt, it can be difficult to carry the game on your back and walk back to camp. ATV for hunting is very useful and one model that […]

The Best Time To Buy An ATV

The Best Time To Buy An ATV

Buying an ATV is a big decision and let’s be honest: they ain’t cheap and can be unnecessarily costly depending on a variety of factors. If you are itching to buy one, it is probably best for you to know not only what ATV to buy but when to buy it. You read that right…timing can also be a great factor in enabling you to save some money over your purchase. If your a frugal guy just like me, then saving tactic is for you. Read on my fellow trail-blazer… When Is The Best Time To Buy An ATV? To […]

How To Make Your Racing ATV Lighter

How To Make Your Racing ATV Lighter

ATVs may not be as big as cars but they are also quite heavy machines. Trying to make it lighter might seem just a waste of time and money because you have to change parts. Well, that’s true if you just use your ATV for fun riding on the trails, working on the farm, or for hunting.  If, on the other hand, you use ATVs for racing, then you might want to consider the idea of making it weigh lighter. As with most motorsports, reducing the weight can give you an advantage over the other competitors. But you should remember that […]

Tips For Packing On Your Next ATV Camping

Tips For Packing On Your Next ATV Camping

It may be your first time to go camping with your ATV or you may have already done it before. Either way, knowing what to pack for your adventure can help you better enjoy the experience. In a previous post we talked about how to pack and transport your ATV for riding adventures. In this one, we’ll be talking about what to pack when going for an ATV camping adventure. Sure you can just use your ATV but there is so much more to enjoy when you also camp with it. Camping will mean you’ll need more storage because of […]