Ride Tested - The Polaris Sportsman 570 SP

Best of Both Worlds
Written By: 
John Arens
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The term is “economy of scale”. What it means to a manufacturer like Honda, Kawasaki, or Can-Am is getting the most out of their design, tooling, and testing dollars by using the same parts on as many different models as possible. In the ATV world no manufacturer takes that concept to heart more than Polaris. It’s a good bet that if you own any given Polaris ATV or Side x Side there will be a bunch of parts that are found on several other models as well.

Trail Safety - Bee Stings and Band Aids

The Other Trail Side Tool Kit You Should Carry
Written By: 
Staff
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Your tires and bodywork aren’t the only thing that can get a little scuffed up or punctured on the trail, so can your hide. Riders often put a huge amount of thought and effort into selecting the right wheels, skid plates, and all manner of parts for their machine, but almost no effort into a first aid kit to patch up any medical emergency either they or a riding partner might encounter.

Rock Run Recreation Ride Area - Rock On!

Summer Blast at the Rock
Written By: 
Moxie Karasek
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You don’t have to look far to find a great riding area in Pennsylvania, and one of the best is Rock Run Recreation Area near Patton. At 6500 acres sitting on former coal mining property, it’s big, it’s got plenty to do for all outdoor lovers, and it can be challenging.

RIDING the ROCK

Product Test - Great Day Mighty-Lite ATV Racks

Because a Great Rack is a Good Thing
Written By: 
Staff
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Practically every ATV comes with some storage and a rack system. It’s an incredibly useful tool! Not all racks are created equal though and the manufacturers have to balance fender protection with load handling capability needed by the average user. Like most riders we use our ATVs for everything from hauling rocks to hunting season and a better rack system would surely help.

New Model Review - The 2016 Stampede 900 4x4

Charging Ahead With An Innovative New Machine From Bad Boy Off-Road
Written By: 
John Arens
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Engineers call it “fresh eyes.” What the term means is a new perspective on any project or problem without any preconceived notion of what the answer should be. Often times a creative new solution can be crafted and the results can be spectacular.

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