Tag: rear

Ask the Editors: Changing My ATV’s Gearing

The mysterious world of gear ratios. Dear ATVC: So I got a 2016 Rhino 250 and it’s missing the front sprocket and chain. (way I bought it) My rear sprocket is a 32T and I believe the front was originally a 13T? Has anyone upgraded to the 11 tooth 530 front sprocket and did it […] More »

  Comments | By - May 12, 2019

A Brief History of 2-Up ATVs

If you’re fairly new on the scene, it’s easy to take for granted the fact that 2-up ATVs exist. In fact, we live in a time where a wide variety of side-by-sides and UTVs make off-roading with passengers a fact of life. This wasn’t always the case, however. In fact, before the popularity of side-by-sides […] More »

  Comments | By - September 27, 2016

Holiday Gift Idea: Shock Candy

Imagine it, you and your high-dollar side-by-side are blasting through the dunes. You air it out after having spent thousands on custom valved and aftermarket sprung suspension only to land and experience the same old harsh bottoming as when the machine was bone stock. What’s going on? According to Desertcraft, you’re likely bottoming out the […] More »

  Comments | By - December 3, 2015

Ask the Editors: Why Are The Back Tires on Performance Quads So Little?

Dear ATVC: I’ve always wondered why the rear tires on sports quads are so small compared to other ATVs. I always thought it looked kind of ridiculous, especially when the front tires are normal sized. What is the reason for this? Excellent question and indeed, it can look a little disproportionate when compared to the […] More »

  Comments | By - September 8, 2014