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How To Prepare For Your ATV Excursion

No matter if you’re a seasoned rider or a new rider, there is a checklist you should prepare before you go on any riding excursion. In addition to making sure your ATV or side-by-side vehicle is in working order, there are other key pieces you should pack and double check before heading out. Not only will being prepared help ease your mind while you’re on the trail, but it will also protect you if something were to actually happen. Here, our experts at CFMOTO will discuss some things you should do and prepare for before taking your recreational vehicle out.

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How to Safely Ride Your ATV in the Rain

As freeing and fun as it is to ride your ATV in the rain, there’s a lot you need to consider while you are riding. Normal conditions change when the rain starts to fall. There are a different set of best practices to help you stay safe when the terrain gets slick. Keep in mind that after days or weeks without rain, oil buildup on the terrain makes the first rainfall even more treacherous.

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Following the Unwritten Rules of the Trails

Whether you’re a new rider or a veteran, it’s important to follow the unwritten rules of the trails while you’re on your ATV or side-by-side vehicle. The unwritten rules ensure you keep yourself, other riders, and wildlife safe. Where you’re riding is the animal’s their natural habitat and respecting that is vital. Here, our experts at CFMOTO will walk you through some of the unwritten rules of the trails.

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Checking the Air Pressure in Your ATV’s Tires

To get the most out of your ATV, you need to keep it maintained. Not only will this create an enjoyable experience, but it will also keep you safe. One of the most important parts of ATV maintenance is checking the tires on your machine often. Over-inflated tires can affect the way your machine drives, while under-inflated tires can permanently damage the tires. Here, CFMOTO’s experts will go over proper ATV maintenance.

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Invest In This Safety Gear Before You Ride

ATVs, side-by-side vehicles, and other off-road machines are designed to be driven on rough terrain. The freedom to ride through nature is one of the thrills of owning this type of equipment. However, when you’re traveling at a high speed through untamed nature, it is important to have the proper safety gear so you can stay safe. At CFMOTO, we encourage all riders to wear safety gear whenever and wherever they are riding because accidents happen when you least expect it. Here are some pieces of equipment you should consider when you ride:

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Get Your ATV Ready For The Summer Season

With the temperatures heating up, it’s time to get your ATV ready for peak riding season again. ATVs can be used for work or recreation, but no matter the use, they need to be ready to go so you stay safe and enjoy yourself. At CFMOTO, we strive to keep our customers’ ATVs trail and work-ready.

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Lone Star Adventures: The Best ATV Trails in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas. And muddier. And rougher. And downright nasty. Just ask the ATV enthusiasts that brave the Texas ATV trails throughout the year. Whether it’s spring, summer, winter, or fall, there’s always a place to hit the ATV trails and always a reason to ride.

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ATV Helmet Buying Guide: What to Look For

The very first thing you should consider when purchasing an ATV helmet. In fact, some state and county laws require helmets to be worn at all times when operating an ATV. Following your state laws will keep you from incurring a fine, losing your license, or losing your ATV. Beyond that, there are several other considerations that include safety, comfort, and durability.

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Your ATV Towing Guide

Since riding an ATV on public streets is illegal in most Minnesota communities, you'll have to tow it to your destination. This article provides some ATV towing tips and explains the equipment you'll need for safely towing an ATV.

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The Best Pro ATV Racing Series in the Country

We’ve put together a list of eight high-energy ATV racing series with events in various parts of the country – along with how you can follow along with the action throughout the season. There’s something here for everyone, from motocross to desert racing to cross country.

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