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ATVs have been allowed on public and private trails for many years in Wisconsin. Earlier last year Governor Scott Walker signed for a UTV Pilot Program which allowed UTVs to use many of the same trails under the ATV Public Use registration. As of July 1st, 2012, many of the regulations set out by the UTV Pilot Program became permanent. If you’re new to the ATV or UTV world, here’s the basics of what you need to know…
Ever wonder what tire size you need for your motorcycle, ATV or UTV? Here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to use our OEM Parts Finder tool to locate the information you need whether it's for tires, fuel cap size or that bolt that rattled loose on your last adventure. OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. This means that the OEM parts found within this tool were built specifically for your machine and are guaranteed to fit. Once you've located the part(s) you need, we make it easy to order it right on the spot. You can be confident that the part will fit and that you're getting the best possible price. We guarantee it!
Ever wonder what pull-behind mower might be best to use with your UTV, ATV or riding lawn mower? There are rough-cut and finish-cutpull-behind mowers designed to drastically reduce the amount of time you spend mowing. We've created some feature comparison charts to help you determine the best mower for your needs. Continue reading →
The snow has melted and the bikes are out. Perhaps you've already made that celebratory ride this spring or perhaps you’re still thinking about it. In either case, our skills may be a little rusty early in the season and many of us are focused more on the pure thrill of the ride than we are about our own safety.
Synthetic vs conventional oil still comes up in discussions. So let's start with some basics to help you understand the difference and the benefits of each type of oil. There are three main types of motor oil: Conventional (petroleum-based oil), fully-synthetic oil and semi-synthetic oil. Knowing when to use synthetic vs conventional oil in your Motorcycle or powersports machine, including side x side, ATV, Snowmobile and Watercraft can mean longer engine life and better performance. The wrong engine oil can lead to decreased throttle response, poor fuel mileage, premature clutch wear (in the instance of a wet-clutch), overheating problems, bearing failures, cylinder wall and cam degradation, stuck piston rings and more.
Ensuring proper life jacket fit saves lives. According to the 2011 Boating Statistics report, published by the United States Coast Guard (USCG), there were 533 drowning deaths in 2011 of which approximately 84% (415) of the individuals were reported as not wearing a life jacket. What about you? Do you wear a life jacket?
Spring is here and if you follow our 14-point spring maintenance checklist, you'll be ready to go in no time! We’ve put together a checklist of some basic powersports equipment maintenance tips to get you off to a great start and ready for spring!
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