Tag: Steel

Ask the Editors: Wouldn’t Metal Brake Pads Destroy Rotors?

What’s in a name? Dear ATVC: Is it true sintered brake pads use metal shavings? Wouldn’t this damage metal rotors? KRand It is true that brake pads are often sold under two banners: Sintered and organic though the labels can be slightly misleading. Organic pads are made from a mix of fibers and fillers bound […] More »

  Comments | By - November 27, 2017

Ask the Editors: Can I Go Steel Braided On My Brake Lines?

When only steel will do. Dear ATVC: Anyone know where I can purchase stainless steel front brake lines for my 02 Recon TRX250? kyle041991 You’re in luck. While steel braided brake lines are very popular with performance oriented machines, locating them for the Recon 250 is a bit trickier. Fortunately a company known as Speedlinez […] More »

  Comments | By - April 17, 2017

Ask the Editors: A Stronger Reed Valve

Dear ATVC: I was wondering why reed valve petals aren’t made of something more durable, like thin metal. This is the second time I’ve had to replace them on my 89 LTR250 in five years. You’re logic is sound but you’re thinking is taking you in the wrong direction. Early reed valves were indeed equipped […] More »

  Comments | By - November 28, 2016

UTV Hot Spring Accessories Buyer’s Guide

The sun is coming out, the weather’s getting warmer, and the call of the open trail is music to our ears. Luckily, there are a whole slew of new products to make your UTV riding experience even better.

  Comments | By - May 1, 2012