Archive for the ‘ ATV_Tech ’ Category

February 26th, 2015

Meet the Apex 450F: An ATV Racer’s Dream Come True

Want to hear something terribly sad? By 2008 there were nine 450cc race-ready ATVs to choose from. For 2015, there are three (Yamaha, Honda and Can-Am). A combination of factors, not the least of which was an economy that tanked out in 08 right as things were hitting their stride, resulted in our having lost []

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February 23rd, 2015

Ask the Editors: Is That A Second Clutch Lever on my Quadsport?

Dear ATVC: I have a 1990 Suzuki LT230E I was wondering about the lever on the left handle. It looks like a brake or clutch lever, but it doesn’t seem to do anything. This bike has a sequential shift. It has the little button that you push down like a parking brake. Thanks for the []

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February 19th, 2015

Product Review: ATV85B Boss Audio ATV Sound System

Riding and enjoying music are usually two exclusive hobbies but they don’t have to be, a reality any Honda Goldwing rider will be all too happy to share. However, unlike your garden variety touring street bike, the trend of an ATV leaving the factory with a premium sound system hasn’t exactly caught on. Enter the []

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February 16th, 2015

Ask the Editors: Why Are Nerf Bars Required to Race?

Dear ATVC: I just found out that to race at my local track, ATV riders are required to run Nerf Bars. Why is this a required accessory? It seems to me like the track owners should be getting a kick back from the companies that make Nerf Bars.DHawson You are going to find this requirement []

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February 9th, 2015

Ask the Editors: Help Me Find My VIN

Dear ATVC: I need help on where to find the serial number on the motor of a Honda ATC200X. The VIN on the frame was welded over. 4strokeMyBigRed In addition to the neck of the frame, the VIN on the Honda 200X can be found stamped on the gear shifter side, or the left side []

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