ATV Tech: Pitch

We deal with pitch every single time the ground turns skyward or descends. We counter this shift in gravity by body positioning: Leaning forward over the bars on steep climbs and hanging off the rear of the ATV when descending. Pitch is also the factor responsible for moves like the wheelie or stoppie. Pitch plays […] More »

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ATV Tech: Roll

Roll is movement about a horizontal axis (think of the plane’s wings rising or dipping), pitch is also about a horizontal axis (nose pointing upward or down) and finally yaw is rotation about a vertical axis (turning left or right). In terms of riding, all three of these factors come into play—especially when our wheels lose […] More »

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Five Killer Rides For Sale on SprocketList: 2006 Yamaha YFZ450

2006 Yamaha YFZ450 We’re always fans of ads that proclaim the reason for sale is “too many toys.” Spouse-induced spring-cleaning is a condition most of us know very, very well. Such is the case with this particular specimen from Valdese, North Carolina boasting an HMF pipe, nerf bars, limited edition white plastic with black wheels and […] More »

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Five Killer Rides For Sale on SprocketList: 2003 Kawasaki Lakota Sport

2003 Kawasaki Lakota Sport   Talk about entry into the sport on the cheap! This next entry comes to us from Montrose, PA and the ad poster says this 2003 Kawasaki Lakota Sport has very low hours, has been well maintained and is in excellent shape. Doubt it? It’s still on the original tires— and […] More »

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Five Killer Rides For Sale on SprocketList: 2005 Honda TRX250TE Recon ES

2005 Honda TRX250TE Recon ES   Ask anyone and they’ll tell you Honda ATVs are known for their reliability. Go a step further and ask anyone what to make of a 2005 Recon with an estimated three to four hours of total operation time since new, and the next thing you’re going to be asking is […] More »

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