Posts Tagged ‘ Suspension ’

January 20th, 2015

Elka Suspension Stage 5 UTV Shocks

Elka Suspension Inc. is pleased to announce the release of their new 2.5” Stage 5 platform for UTVs. This new product has been in development for more than 2 years and is now becoming available on the market in limited quantities for the Polaris RZR 1000XP and Can-Am Maverick DS. More applications are currently under []

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October 12th, 2014

Ask the Editors: How Important Are Suspension Travel Numbers?

Dear ATVC: Concerning the difference between front and rear suspension travel numbers, does it matter if the rear travels more than the front, or vice versa? Would too great a difference create an imbalance? FindTheBest Interesting question and the short answer is absolutely. When we head to our local dealership sales-floors or browse the product []

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August 11th, 2014

Ask the Editors- Tell Me About My Shock Springs

Dear ATVC: I have a few questions about shock springs. First why when a shock blows does the ATV ride bouncier? Secondly, I had my shocks serviced after blowing the rear and notice the outer spring has more coils than it did stock. Do more coils on a shock spring make it stronger? For starters, []

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May 5th, 2014

Ask the Editors: Help Me Choose a KTM!

Dear ATVC: I’m 6’2, 340-pounds and want a KTM quad with the ability to make suspension modifications and be able to ride it with my stature. Any suggestions? Biggreg98 We definitely have some good news for you- all four of the KTM ATVs ever produced come standard with fully adjustable (and rebuildable) suspensions in the []

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June 10th, 2013

Ask the Editors: The Secret Techniques of Jumping an ATV

Dear ATVC: I took my first trip to the dunes the last couple days, and had a great time. I had never ridden in the sand let alone went up large inclines or attempted jumps before. My friends said I did excellent for my first time out, but I am sure I have much more []

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