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There’s nothing quite like the scream of a two stroke engine and the smell of burning engine oil is always right there with that scream. In the world of motorsports its sound is unmistakable. Dirt bikes would see the two stroke engine utilized on early models because of the smaller size. Snowmobiles..
The smell of freshly grilled food was in the air, a dust cloud hung on the horizon and a man over a p.a. system was screaming, “TENNNNNN SECONDS!” All of that could only mean one thing: The Grand National Cross Country race was in town.
In this case, the nearest town was Union, South Carolina, host..
Most consumers dig special editions. If an automaker slaps a SE tag on a car, some collectors consider it a must have. Special episodes on TV usually attract larger audiences or at the very least repeat viewers, and the Chef’s Special usually outsells other selections at restaurants – provided it’s..
I woke up early one recent morning, looked around, and didn’t have any idea where I was. And it wasn’t the first time, either – not even the first time that month.
Another college flashback? Nope, I was On The Road Again, as Willie Nelson used to sing, goin’ places that I’ve never been.
It really was a sad little vehicle.
The first true ATV, Honda’s 1969 US90 three-wheeler had zero suspension travel, not even 10 horsepower, and ergos suited more for a doll than an adult. But, it was a unique machine and it made a name for itself in James Bond’s “Diamonds are Forever.” Plus,..
After three decades of building innovative suspension products, multi-dimensional racing success and effective brand marketing, there are few people into powersports who haven’t heard of, rode or raced with Fox Racing Shox.
Not to be confused with Fox Head Inc., a separate company owned by the same..
How does a manufacturer that sells high-dollar ATVs to a select, smaller market cope in rough economic times?
“We’ve been successful because we attract hard-core enthusiasts,” said Can-Am VP Yves Leduc at the company’s 2010 model launch in North Carolina. “Riders who buy our product..
Unless you live under a rock, you have certainly heard about the hard economic times our nation is facing. It may be a boring topic for some, but the economy affects ATV riders and racers, too. Over the last few months I’ve heard a lot about factories pulling some of their support from racing programs,..
This past year was an Olympic year and very memorable for one athlete in particular. Michael Phelps dominated men’s swimming, and a single sport, like nobody has before and garnered praise for his efforts around the globe. While, ATV racing does not have as large a following as the Olympics and other..
Jesse Wozniak / ATV Sport
Does evolution exist in the mechanical world? If you could observe the changes to the recreational vehicles that have been tackling the sand dunes of Southern California over the last 40 years, you might think so. From ATC 90 three-wheelers, to high-performance ATVs, the trend..