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How to Choose the Best ATVs for Farm Use

Farmers use ATVs every day to assist them with their farm work. ATVs are preferred for the durability, agility, and payload capacity. Below, we discuss ATV specifications for farms and outline what you should look for in an ATV so that you can choose which four-wheeled machine is right for your needs.

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ATV Maintenance & Inspections Before the Ride

ATV maintenance is an important part of keeping your ATV or side by side operating at peak performance. So, before you head out on your adventure, make sure you follow this ATV checklist.

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ATV Rallies to Look Out For This Year

The ATV Rally season is only a few months away. To help you prepare for the upcoming rallies, we’ve compiled a list of ATV and side-by-side events from across the country happening in 2019. Mark your calendars, bring the family, and prepare to have some fun!

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Riding Your ATV Safely in the Rain

If possible, try to avoid riding your ATV out in the rain. Unfortunately, if you are already out riding and experience some unexpected showers, there’s not much you can do but get through it. Below are some helpful tips for riding in the rain safely so you can prevent injury or damage to your machine.

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How to Operate ATVs in High Altitudes

Why do people get altitude sickness? A few reasons. The air is thinner, meaning there isn’t as much oxygen for your lungs. Also, high altitudes create to drier conditions, meaning you can become dehydrated quickly.

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Your Guide to ATV Tire Loading and Inflation Rating

The more you know about your CFMOTO ATV parts, the safer you’ll be when you are operating it. One of the most important components of your ATV is the tires. The tires establish the grip on all surfaces, support the payload, and allow you to travel across rugged terrain.

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The Best ATV Rallies in America Today

If you’ve never been to an ATV or Side-by-Side rally, you owe it to yourself to go at least once. If you’ve got the means, get out and try each one on our list because each of these rallies is unique and all offer a heck of a good time.

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How to Prevent High Elevation Sickness

Altitude or elevation sickness includes multiple symptoms that happen to your body when you are exposed to a higher elevation within a short period of time. Altitude sickness occurs when you are riding your ATV or side by side to a higher elevation quickly. The higher you climb, the lower the air pressure and oxygen levels get. Our bodies can handle the shift, but they need time to gradually adjust.

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Worst Case Scenario, Part 2: How to Handle Severe ATV Winter ATV Accidents

Winter can provide some exciting opportunities for ATV riders who want to take their extreme off-roading to the next level. Winter accidents and other emergencies, however, can be among the most life-threatening, as they present time-sensitive situations in which you have to think and act quickly to avoid making a bad situation even worse.

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Understanding ATV Trail Difficulty Classification

Most public ATV trail facilities have signs or symbols that inform riders what skill level is required to ride an ATV on the trail. If you are a beginner, however, you may not know what the signs or symbols mean. Therefore, you may be uncertain as to whether you should ride on a beginner trail or an intermediate trail.

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