Archive for the ‘ ATV_Tech ’ Category

March 24th, 2015

Creators of Some of the Most Extreme Machines in the World

If, like us, you like to get loose on your quad every now and again, there’s a good chance you consider yourself pretty extreme. We were okay with this line of thinking, blissfully unaware that the very definition of the term “extreme” might as well be the exclusive territory of a pair of brothers operating []

March 23rd, 2015

Ask the Editors: Help Me Track Down a Mysterious Street Legal ATV

Dear ATVC: On a recent business trip to the UK, I spotted a road-going ATV that looked a lot like a KTM from afar but wearing full street gear. I’ve been going crazy ever since trying to figure out 1) What the machine in fact is. 2) If one could be imported to the US []

March 16th, 2015

Ask the Editors: Twist Throttle Conversion

Dear ATVC: I’m trying to find a twist throttle Kit for a 2001 Scrambler 400 with a 38mm tmx flat slide. Any suggestions on where to find one that fits? Thanks for your help. squirrelsbiz While many of the locations we’ve checked seem to be out of stock at the moment, Motion Pro does make []

March 9th, 2015

Ask The Editors: Vintage Suzuki ATV Engine Swaps

Dear ATVC: What other engine/s can fit the 1986 LT230S Quadsport? Just interested to know. Thank you. SincereW The answer to this question isn’t quite as cut & dry as we would like on account of the fact that it really depends on how far you are willing (or comfortable) to take the modifications necessary. []

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 []