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RIDING WITH THE COOL GROUP

By Karel Kramer RIDING WITH THE COOL GROUP We all know at least one of “those” guys. The one that has to have all of the cool stuff on his quad or UTV. The colors are coordinated, the stickers are perfectly placed, the tire tread bristles with critically sharp edges, and the machine itself is one the internet is still buzzing about. There is nothing wrong with this sort of obsession on the face of it. If your friend is the sort that has the ability to employ this sort of motorized perfection, or his choice of…

WINTER RIDING FUN

-- Tis the season... -- By D. West We have moved into a new riding season now, and that is, of course, determined by the climate. The weather brings cooler temperatures, which is a welcome change from the burning hot days of riding in the summer. I suppose one’s fondness of this climate difference is based on what part of the country one lives in. I’ve never lived way up north and had to deal with deep snow and ice. Perhaps I’d dread wintertime if it kept me from being able to ride on good old dirt. However, I live in…

RON’S OFF-ROADER RATING SYSTEM

-- Chad and the FONI Index, By Ron Lawson -- There’s nothing wrong with you. Chances are you’re managing your time as well as possible. Take a deep breath and step away from the ledge. The problem with your life isn’t that you don’t get to play in the dirt every weekend. It isn’t that you have the wrong UTV or ATV. It isn’t that you have the wrong job, the wrong spouse or the wrong kids. The real problem is Chad. He’s the guy who appears to have the perfect garage full of toys, the perfect wife, the perfect brood and…