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Looking for a New Hobby? How to Get Started With ATV Off-roading 1

Posted on October 15, 2021 by Brooke Chaplan

Off-roading on an ATV is one of the most rewarding and exciting ways to experience nature. Whether you’re new to the hobby or just want to try something new, there are plenty of ways to make off-roading your new passion and hobby, all it takes is a little information and inspiration! Here are four ways to make ATV off-roading your next hobby:

Research Off-Roading Vehicles

Pick up a magazine or search online for information about off-roading vehicles. Read reviews to find out which four-wheel drive and off-road machines consumers favor for their reliability, comfort, capability, and value. Think about these factors as you decide which type of vehicle and ATV accessories are best for your needs. Some accessories can improve performance, while others are great for maximizing safety. Determine your needs as you search for ATV equipment.

For example, if you’re going to use your ATV mostly on weekends in rough terrain, a four-wheel-drive machine with good suspension will hold up better than a two-wheel-drive model designed for smooth backcountry trails. If money is an issue, do some research on used models before you buy new ones so that you can get maximum value out of your purchase. These vehicles will also likely be cheaper to maintain over time.

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Why Dirt Bike Graphics are Important 5

Posted on November 05, 2020 by Ravi Jain

Dirt bike riding is a fantastic sport, and many athletes choose it for its fast and funfilled rides. It is an off the road bike riding often introduced to many by friends and family. The dirt bikes are designed for riding on an uneven surface, especially where there is hilly terrain or rough surface. Many things are considered for efficient bike riding like its weight, size, frames, engine size, and the number of strokes. 

Apart from its amazing rides, what catches people’s Attention is their aesthetics. These aesthetics include graphics in great demand among pro bike riders and are available in various designs. If you are a known bike rider, then customized plans are also available to make you stand out from the crowd. Not only it leaves an impression on your followers, but it also plays a significant role in keeping your bike look new and protected.

Here are some fantastic facts about dirt bike graphics-

  1. Grabs Attention

Having unique dirt bike graphics catches people’s Attention and easy for them to recognize you in the race. Many pro riders are getting their customized stickers sketched for their bikes by their sponsor. A motocross with your name and logo gives a personal touch to your motorcycle, separates you from others, and transforms you from a simple rider into a real dirt bike lover. Decals are a great way to grab attention and display your love for dirt bike riding. You can stick decals on your bikes to show your team number, race squad, dirt bike club, idols, and many more. You can get custom decals to flaunt your personality and style.

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The Evolution of Motorsports 0

Posted on August 04, 2020 by John Harris

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There’s a huge following for motorsport across Britain and the world. Motorsport encompasses a plethora of competitions that entail the use of vehicles. Motorsports range from drifting to racing, even tractor pulling. However, F1 is definitely the most popular and constantly has supporters and viewers gripped on what’s to come, which isn’t surprising when you consider that they are supposed to be the most advanced machines in the world. 

Motorsport primarily focuses on putting motorized vehicles and their drivers to the test. To evaluate their performance and success against other contenders. In England’s capital, motorsports are so popular that they’re permitted to take place on the roads! So long as they comply with the rules and regulations set by the government, of course. 

If you want to find out more about how motorized vehicles and motorsports began, please see below.

The Birth Of Motorized Vehicles

Before the motorsport industry developed, there was one crucial factor that allowed motorsports existence – the automobile.

Carl Benz was responsible for daring to dream about a carriage that didn’t require horses. After numerous trials and errors, he eventually created an engine and the car between 1885 and 1886. The original was a three-wheel car. From here, other inventors and engineers would continue to upgrade the horseless carriage.

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  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Archie Griffin: 2-Time Heisman Winner
      December 11, 2022 | 1:42 pm
      Archie Griffin

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is the only football player ever to capture college football’s top individual award twice.

      As a star running back for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Archie Griffin claimed the Heisman Trophy during his junior season in 1974 and then was able to repeat the honor the following season.

      Griffin joined the Buckeyes for the 1972 season, which happened to be the first in which freshmen were eligible to play varsity football, and made an immediate impact. After fumbling in his only carry of his first game, Griffin more than made up for it in his second game by rushing for 237 yards against North Carolina. By the end of the season, Griffin had rushed for 867 yards.

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