Archive for the ‘ Dune & Desert ’ Category

July 28th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Is All Sand Created Equal?

Dear ATVC: I was prepping up my Banshee for sand duty at Glamis and my friend told me that Glamis is known for its soft sand and should be set up differently than most other desert conditions. Is there truth to this and how do you set up a quad for soft sand if so? [...]

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May 27th, 2014

2014 Australasian Safari Dakar Challenge – Open Registration

The host towns have been chosen and a new competitive course has been devised – this year’s 2014 Australasian Safari will boast over 100 local and international competitors, racing through some of Western Australia’s most breathtaking landscapes. Event Director Justin Hunt is pleased he can finally reveal this year’s host towns. “We decided to really [...]

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May 23rd, 2014

Friday Funny: The Fairer Sex Goes Swimming

It’s been recently brought to our attention that our Friday Funny clips rarely feature the exploits of females doing foolish things on ATVs. Never ones to disappoint, your ATV Connection editors were quick to scour the web in effort to locate some lady lunacy. Fortunately it didn’t take us long. Desert pool, Honda Rancher 420 [...]

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May 6th, 2014

Tech Center: Hot Summer Performance Boosters

When it comes to gaining hot weather performance on your ATV, sometimes it doesn’t take a massive bank account and an entire summer of free afternoons. In fact, there are actually a few swaps, gadgets and gizmos that can juice things up that won’t take much longer in practice than reading this article. Let’s take [...]

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April 4th, 2014

Friday Funny: ATV Hyrdoplane

We typically devote our Friday Funny clips to riders getting in over their head and eating crow as a result but this week we located a video that’s pretty darn amazing. The scenario entails a Yamaha Raptor 700R outfitted with sand paddle tires out in the dunes happens upon a deep desert pool. Two options [...]

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