Racing ATVs at any LevelWritten by Mitch Johnson
Those of you who enjoy riding all terrain vehicles as a sport know wide spread competition among ATV racers. Some ATVers race their quads recreationally amongst their friends and others are much more serious racers. The serious ATV riders compete in races around United States, some even around world. These racers are most likely amateur or professional grade, meaning ATV racing is their life.
Along with dirt bikes, ATV quads are a type of motocross racing in most cases. Other ATV riders race in cross country competitions, such as tournament in Las Vegas where riders race miles across Mojave Desert. In ATVing and off road racing world, there are many already well established annual competitions in places such as Arizona and California, just to name a few. Each race, whether it is a traditional tournament or a newly established competition, will include a different ranking of racers. Some competitions are designated as professional races, where ATV riders are awarded largest prizes of any competition for winning. Professional and high ranked competitions are, of course, most popular, have largest audience and contain most rigorous racing trails. From professional ATV racing, other types of tournaments taper down to amateur and recreational riders. All types of ATV racing competitions draw a large and diverse crowd of supporters and spectators. Racing ATVs is a very competitive sport among participants, and even down to smallest local races, riders are serious about their sport.
Testing the Terrain with ATVsWritten by Mitch Johnson
Testing Terrain with ATVs
Throughout years all terrain vehicles, ATVs, have become increasingly popular among a diverse audience of supporters. The growing popularity can most likely be attributed to discovery of wide range of tasks ATVs can perform. ATVs were made for purpose of riding through rough terrain and their compact design, compared to trucks and sport utility vehicles, allows drivers to take them nearly anywhere off road. Even you may find how helpful an ATV can be for your uses. Initially people thought ATVs were only for recreational off roading; however, ATVs have become widely used as utility vehicles as well. If you are a farmer or a rancher, you have a lot of ground to cover each day to keep your property running smoothly. Modern farmers and ranchers have discovered efficiency of using ATVs as utility vehicles for driving around their property. Instead of using a truck, farmers can now go off road and more thoroughly check their land with ATVs. The sporting and recreational use of ATVs has not diminished; in fact, it has grown along with new uses of these off road vehicles.
Off road trails solely for riding ATVs have been established all over world. If you are interested in investing in an ATV, you have a great opportunity to test them out first by visiting one or many of these off roading trails.
Since ATV use has risen through years, many locations have established rules for who can operate one and how to safely drive an ATV. You will need to check local sources for rules or laws about ATV around your area.