Category Archive: PowerSports

Apr 12 2014

Buyer’s Guide: 7 Great UTV Accessories Just In Time for Riding Season

The calendar says it’s riding season, making now the optimum time to accessorize your side by side for your upcoming off-road adventures. We explored the offerings of our friends at PowerSports Place, and came up with seven accessories that you should consider adding to your UTV to make the most of your riding experience. Spring …

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Mar 12 2014

Product Profile: Cardo Systems Scala Rider Q1 Headsets

Like hitting the open road by yourself—alone with just your bike and your thoughts? Then Cardo Systems’ Scala Rider Q1 Headsets aren’t for you, Lone Wolf. But for those of us that like to ride in pairs, or even in packs, these headsets are a bit of a game-changer. The headsets allow a rider to …

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Feb 20 2014

Kodewa Unveils the Lotus C-01 Motorcycle

Despite its recent troubles, Lotus has made its initial foray into the motorcycle market—sort of. Although the newly unveiled Lotus C-01 motorcycle bears the Lotus name, it was actually built by Kodewa, the German company that built the Lotus Le Mans car. Outside of lending its brand name to the new superbike, Lotus has had …

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Jan 15 2014

Cavalcade of Customs Gallery (Part II): Motorcycles, Sand Rails & Other Assorted Off-Road Machinery

Performance isn’t limited to four-wheels and blacktop. Neither is our coverage of the cool machinery on display at the 54th Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs. We shared a huge batch of hot rods, race cars, and trucks from the Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs yesterday, so we’re going off the beaten path with custom choppers, ATVs, sand …

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Jan 10 2014

Winching Out: Proper Winching Techniques & Tips

Straight Line Winch Pull & Angled Winch Pull

We all have “that friend” who gets stuck when you’re out enjoying the snow trails, muddy paths, or rocky hill climbs. So it really pays to be prepared when hitting the trails with “that friend,” and while we have helped you select a winch for your ATV or Side by Side, we want to give …

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Nov 13 2013

RZR XP 4 1000 – The Ultimate Experience for Four

If two is a party, and three is a crowd, then four must be a rocking good time and the Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 is a concert on wheels. Polaris took the 107-horsepower engine they placed in the RZR XP 1000, extended the frame, added two more seats, and only added 217 pounds. The …

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Jul 11 2013

How to Wash Your Dirt Bike (Like, The Actual Right Way)

We know. It seems like a no-brainer. And maybe for you, it is. But washing your bike incorrectly can literally cause more damage than the rigors of racing. So, let’s go over some routine dirt bike washing tips that can extend the life of your dirt bike components and keep it looking even more inviting …

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Jun 19 2013

Helmet Evolution: How Lawrence of Arabia Started the Motorcycle Helmet Movement

It was May 13, 1935. T.E. Lawrence was riding his Brough Superior SS100 motorcycle near his home in the southern United Kingdom, just outside the town of Wareham. A couple of young boys were riding bikes in the road. Hilly roads obstructed Lawrence’s view. When he swerved at the last minute to avoid the children, …

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May 23 2013

How to Read Wheel Sizing for ATVs and UTVs

Not unlike tire sizing for quads and side by sides, wheel sizing is simple if you know what all the numbers mean. Thanks to the gang at ITP Tires, you’ll never again have to wonder what you’re looking at when sizing wheels for your powersports machine. All of those numbers mean something you should know. The …

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May 08 2013

How to Read Tire Sizing for ATVs and UTVs

Tire sizing doesn’t have to be complicated. And thanks to the gang at ITP Tires, you’ll never again have to do any head scratching while scoping out the tire walls on your quad or side by side. There are a bunch of numbers and letters. They all mean something, whether you’re shopping for traditional- or metric-sized …

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