Archive for October, 2014

Winterizing Your ATV

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It’s almost time to head south and spend winter riding through southern Texas and New Mexico. If that isn’t an option for you, proper winter prep can keep your ATV in great condition. Just this little bit of work now will make next spring’s pre-season maintenance a breeze. Think of this as the big tune-up, assemble your parts, and go down the list.

Fuel

Gasoline, left over several months, will change its chemical composition. This is due to elements in the gas evaporating, making your machine run poorly, a common sign of “bad gas.” Fortunately, this is easily corrected with a couple dollars’ worth of fuel stabilizer, and filling the gas tank.… Read the rest

Scenic Fall Road Trips

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Mother Nature puts on quite a show this time of year. The changing colors make for beautiful scenery, but also serve as a reminder that, in some parts of the country, riding season is coming to an end. Get out there and experience a great fall road trip, before it’s time to let your motorcycle hibernate. Here are five solid recommendations.

Route 112, NH

The classic foliage road in the classic leaf peeping state. The 56 miles of east/west highway wind through the White Mountain National Forest. The views are long, offering sloping tree-covered hills, while the highway’s plenty of viewpoints and excellent road maintenance make this a biker’s dream.… Read the rest