The U.S. Forest Service may share some of the concerns expressed by the American Motorcyclist Association and other off-highway vehicle groups about anti-OHV comments in a recent USFS OHV trail maintenance publication, the AMA reports. In a letter dated May 8 to AMA Board Chairman Stan Simpson, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, whose department oversees the [...]
A Pennsylvania police officer shot and paralyzed in the line of duty is using ATV riding to help aid his rehabilitation.
Plans to close more than 3,600 miles of roads to motorized vehicles in Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Oregon have been met with opposition from several U.S. senators and residents in the area.
The U.S. Senate has voted to approve new legislation that will preserve the federal Recreational Trails Program (RTP) for at least two more years, according to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). RTP trails make up a large portion of the terrain that is officially approved for use by ATVs, dirt bikes, side-by-sides and other off-highway [...]
The search for the best motorcycle tire made easy. Chaparral Motorsports Features a new finder for motorcycle tires. Chaparral Motorsports continues to bring its customers the latest technology to help them find the riding products they need, and the new online Motorcycle Tire Finder is the latest example of this. Veteran riders know that the [...]
Kawasaki has launched a new website focused on their various ATV and side-by-side offerings, including videos of the vehicles in action. The manufacturer is calling the new site “Adventure Hunters.” So far, “Adventure Hunters” seems to refer to a group of riders who tackle some of the toughest terrain in the country. The first video [...]
For the second year in a row Yamaha dominated the Quad category of the Dakar rally, sweeping the final podium and claiming every stage of the 9000km trek through Argentina, Chile and Peru. Alejandro Patronelli defended his crown ahead of his brother Marcos and fellow Argentine Tomas Maffei. The winner headed the stage time sheets [...]
It was a banner year for Ryan Villopoto in 2011, and the rider’s Kawasaki team showed their appreciation at the annual employee pre-season meet and greet, reports Cycle News. Villopoto was on hand to meet with Kawasaki employees, and the company took the time to recognize his accomplishments over the past year. The rider won [...]
When it comes to ATVs, one of the most important aspects of the vehicle is the tires. ATV riders are typically driving on a varied set of terrain, meaning that they need to pay much closer attention to the tires they’re using than someone who is mainly sticking to pavement. The ITP Mud Lite ATV [...]
What Time Is It? Time for You to Know! Today’s newer motorcycles and ATVs are highly sophisticated machines. Many have surprising amounts of computing power; that’s needed to manage advanced fuel-injection systems. And dealer technicians can plug in diagnostic devices to read exactly what your vehicle has been doing. But chances are, you don’t have [...]