Posts Tagged ‘ Q&A ’

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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July 21st, 2014

Ask The Editors: Did the 2015s Arrive Early?

Dear ATVC: I can’t believe that everywhere I look sites are talking about the 2015s. Are manufacturers releasing new models earlier and earlier? I remember when we didn’t start hearing about the new stuff until the fall. It certainly seems that way of late but if you stop and think about it for a moment, [...]

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July 13th, 2014

Ask the Editors: Help! I Loosened the Wrong Drain Plug

Dear ATVC: I went to change the oil in my new Coolster 110cc atv and instead of the drain plug I removed the smaller plug on the opposite side. A spring came out and then a small metal shaft. The shaft has a black plastic cap on one end and I’m not sure which end [...]

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July 6th, 2014

Ask the Editors: What’s a Quad-Bike?

Dear ATVC: What exactly is a “quad-bike”? Is this a specific type of ATV, a slang term or something different entirely? The term quad bike is rarely used in the United States to describe an ATV (though “quad” alone is certainly common enough in reference to the vehicle’s four-wheels much in the same way trike [...]

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June 30th, 2014

Ask The Editors: Is Suspension Sag Eating Up All My Travel?

Dear ATVC: When I sit on my friend’s Raptor, it feels like the rear shock sinks into half its travel. he says that it’s because he has the sag set to his weight (which is admittedly 85-pounds less than mine). Still, it seems to me like running sag gives up a lot of your suspension’s [...]

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