Posts Tagged ‘ Desert ’

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 [...]

October 25th, 2013

Friday Funny: Ancient Sport ATV Mating Ritual Revealed

In this never-before-seen footage, our cameras have captured the long-thought-mythical mating ritual of the elusive desert sport ATV. Witnessed are a Yamaha Raptor 700R and Suzuki QuadSport Z400 engaging in the ancient traditional doughnut-burning dance of honor upon the sun bleached sand. However when the Raptor pilot eases off the throttle in what can only [...]

December 3rd, 2012

Friday Funny: Sand for Supper

You can’t help but appreciate a video that opens with the photographer saying, “He says every time he’s on camera or around women, he crashes.” We didn’t see any women in this video but there definitely was a camera present. Fortunately it doesn’t take long for this rider to live up to his reputation.

June 22nd, 2012

Friday Funny: TV Personality Samples Fine Dirt Cuisine

Anyone familiar with the Travel Channel’s “No Reservations” with Anthony Bourdain can attest: shows about eating can be pretty interesting. However eating dirt (or in this case sand) by getting in over your head on an ATV is truly an event that requires no reservations. Bourdain demonstrates while the show’s cameras roll.

June 18th, 2012

Ask the Editors: Gear Ratios for All Conditions?

Dear ATVC:

I have a Honda 400EX that serves as my single all-conditions quad. Trouble is I often find myself alternating between technical trails and wide-open dune riding within a matter of days. Is there some magic gearing combination that offers the best of all worlds?