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PRODUCT EVALUATION: MOTOX NUTRITION; Improving your results

Kawasaki’s Josh Creamer started using MXN products before the 2008 racing season. He not only took his KFX450R to a hard-fought fifth overall finish in the ATVA MX Nationals, he was also known as one of the best-conditioned racers of last year. Associate Editor Brad Howe hit the starting line with all three Polaris Outlaws […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: AXO RIDE GEAR; Compression fabric under jersey

For 30 years AXO has been an industry leader in footwear, clothing and protective apparel for the motorsport industry. Today, AXO provides ATV enthusiasts with gear from head to toe, and they also have affordable choices in boots and helmets as well. For 2009, AXO developed a jersey that incorporates a compression style fabric underneath. […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: 2008 THOR PHASE GEAR

OH, THAT’S COMFORTABLE! Aside from teal, the Phase gear also comes in colors of blue, blue/yellow (waffle) and black and tan (assault). Not too long ago, we were presented with a brand new set of 2008 Thor Phase gear. Just to let you know, Thor MX is one of the most well known manufacturers for […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: MOTOWORKS EXHAUST FOR HONDA 450R; BOLT-ON POWER-UP

BOLT-ON POWER-UP Remember those Star Trek episodes where Captain Kirt was always asking Scotty for more power? The engineers at MotoWorks are all too familiar with this same request. Customers are always clamoring for “more power, Scotty.” To find the right combination of horsepower and torque, you need an experienced performance company. SR5 EXHAUST SYSTEMSAll […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: ALPINESTAR TECH 2 BOOTS

COMFORTABLE, GOOD QUALITY & SHORT The Alpinestars Tech 2’s feature the same motocross style sole as the rest of the Tech series. It works great, but we would have liked to see a lugged pattern option as well. The shorty boot is not your typical riding boot. A while back, companies like AXO Sport and […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: WICKED =2 INCH A-ARMS FOR YOUT RAPTOR 700R

BETTER HANDLING FOR YOUR YAMAHA USING STOCK SHOCKS Wicked Products  +2 inch A-arms are well built and fully adjustable for caster and camber. We installed a set on our Raptor 700R and were pleased to find they allowed us to use the stock shockers and get our front end working better than ever. One thing […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: Trail Tech Lights; First in the night

For a lot of ATV owners, modifying their machine is not just about speed and looks. Sometimes, it’s done out of necessity. Case in point: stock lights. Although sufficient, they aren’t generally the cat’s meow when it comes to serious lighting duties. Many riders don’t feel totally comfortable riding at night with stock illumination. To […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: Tek Rider Tek Vest; Soft body armor

There is no question that wearing some sort of upper body protection while riding an ATV is a good idea. When we are doing our hard-core testing, we never leave ours behind. One question you might have, however is; are they all the same? For the most part, each clothing manufacture offers a product that […]