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Quads of the Future

Sometimes we just can’t wait around for the OEMs to come out with new sport quads, so we build them ourselves. This is a group of machines that we know the big manufacturers could build with very little investment and would sell very well. Are you listening, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, KTM? Can-Am actually has a […]

2015 Youth Quad Buyer’s Guide!

APEX 50/70/90/100 (TBA) Apex is a company in Chandler, Arizona, that has many of the bits and pieces of its competition-oriented ATVs manufactured overseas. The same basic machine is offered with two-stroke motors of four-different sizes: 50cc, 70cc, 90cc and 100cc. It comes ready to race with competition suspension, nerf bars, hydraulic disc brakes, aluminum-spun […]

2015 4X4 ATV Buyer’s Guide!

It’s going to be a good year. The ATV market is expanding at both ends. Sure, there are more big quads with new features, but there are also better offerings at the low end of the price scale. At the dealer level, ATVs are fighting for floor space with an ever-growing fleet of UTVs, which […]

2015 Sport Quad Buyer’s Guide!

While the sport quad market has taken an unfortunate hit on sales and machines becoming discontinued, there are still a lot of great sport ATVs to choose from! Sand slingers, trail racers and track riders alike can feel comfort in knowing that the sport market is not dead and a lot of manufacturers still offer […]


Josh Creamer didn’t have a job at the end of the 2009 season. His factory Kawasaki 450 ride had been shelved in the face of a bleeding economy, and there was very little demand for a professional ATV racer, even one who won the last races of the season. He was the number-five ranked rider […]

KingQuad Owners’ Report

The first big KingQuad arrived as a 700 in 2005. It was bumped up to a 750 in 2008, and ever since it has remained as the largest single-cylinder 4×4 you can buy. Anything bigger will be a twin-cylinder machine. Power steering became an option in 2008 for an additional cost. It seems to be […]

2015 Suzuki Line up!

Suzuki makes a great line of quads, and that should be no surprise to those who remember that Suzuki created the category! There are great features to the Suzuki lineup, but the one that struck us this year is where the engines are built. The Suzuki Manufacturing of America Corporation facility in Rome, Georgia, has […]

Polaris Outlaw 90 vs. Suzuki Quadsport Z90

A few years back Polaris dropped their Outlaw line of high-performance sport machines. However, they did keep the smaller 50cc and 90cc kids’ versions in their lineup. While the company is concentrating more on 4×4 quads and UTVs these days, they know the importance of building brand loyalty and attracting kids to their products at […]

2014 Youth ATV Buyer’s Guide

APEX ($3800-$4000) Apex designs highly specialized racing minis in Chandler, Arizona, then has some of the parts built overseas. They come with two-stroke motors in four different sizes—50cc to 100cc. The chassis is lightweight and highly functional with high-end accessories like DWT wheels and tires. At most racetracks, the youth classes are dominated by Apex […]