Posted on 9/23/2019 4:00 AM By CFMOTO
No matter how long you have been riding recreational vehicles or how experienced you believe you are, you need to know how to safely maintain your recreational vehicle in case you have a mishap on the trails. While some situations are easier to remedy than others, they all need to be handled with care. If you are in a wooded or secluded area, you are more than likely difficult for other riders to see, so you need to do what you can to stay safe until you either repair your machine or get the help you need.
Posted on 8/12/2019 7:08 AM By CFMOTO
To ensure your ATV or other off-road vehicle functions as it should throughout the year, you have to conduct regular maintenance checks. During each maintenance check, you should make sure the main aspects of your vehicle are working, and also conduct other tests based on the season you are approaching. When you are approaching winter, you are going to conduct a different maintenance check than you would for the spring or summer.
Posted on 7/8/2019 7:21 AM By CFMOTO
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.
Posted on 4/1/2019 8:20 AM By CFMOTO
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.
Posted on 3/25/2019 4:17 AM By CFMOTO
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.
Posted on 1/7/2019 8:25 AM By CFMOTO
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.
Posted on 12/24/2018 4:00 AM By CFMOTO
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.
Posted on 12/17/2018 1:02 PM By CFMOTO
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.
Posted on 11/5/2018 4:00 AM By CFMOTO
If you are like most ATV beginners, you may not know the difference between a green circle and a black diamond trail. If you want to know how to get started hitting the trails with your new CFMOTO ATV, we’ve already done the digging for you. Below are some great online resources for ATV beginners.
Posted on 10/29/2018 4:00 AM By CFMOTO
If you’re looking for an extreme ATV experience this winter, there are plenty of snowy mountains, dunes, and trails to blaze through when it’s cold outside. You’ll find no lack of riding opportunities to explore during the winter months across the U.S. National forests, state parks, and other private and public properties can accommodate your need for adventure.