How to Find the Best UTV Trails

When you have a UTV, also known as a side-by-side, it becomes something of a hobby for you. It is more than just an exciting toy that you take out every once and a while. However, it is about more than just getting cool side by side stuff or looking into the newest innovations and modifications that you can make to the vehicle in your own garage. To really enjoy your new hobby, you have to get out there and use the vehicle often. To do this, to get the most out of it, you need to find the best UTV trails.

The first way to do this is to get your information from word-of-mouth sources. These are the best because you can talk to other people who have really been out there, who have experienced it firsthand. They can give you more information than just the basics: Where the trail starts, where it goes, and things like that. They can also tell you how fun it was to ride, how many other people were out there and when they would recommend going the most. Get involved with the local UTV community, and they can point you in the direction of all of the best trails.

Best UTV Trails
Best UTV Trails

Another thing that you can do is to research the trails online. There are official maps that you can use for groomed trails, just like you would look for the official snowmobile trails. In fact, many people take their UTVs on snowmobile trails in the summer months. Even without snow, these are going to be some of the best trails around because they are so well established. You know that they are going to be clear of trees, rocks and other obstacles, so you can run flat out and have a good time. Continue reading “How to Find the Best UTV Trails”

Benefits of owning a UTV

A UTV, also referred to as a utility terrain vehicle, is a very versatile piece of machinery. Not only is a UTV capable of handling work-related tasks, it also has the ability to deliver hours of recreational fun. Whether the owner needs to haul a load of feed for the cattle or is racing down an off-road trail, a UTV is engineered to get the job done.

Here are some of the benefits of owning a UTV.

Safe

Unlike a traditional all-terrain vehicle, a UTV is equipped with multiple safety features. One of the most important safety devices is the seatbelt system. The enhanced security of the seatbelt system definitely comes in handy when traveling at fast speeds. Most UTVs are also designed with a roll bar, which means that the occupants are protected in the event of a rollover. A UTV’s relatively low center of gravity makes it very stable when maneuvering on various terrains.

Benefits of owning a UTV

Easy to Maintain

The majority of UTVs are very easy to work on. Most people that have basic mechanical skills will be able to take care of their own UTV. Some of the typical repairs that can be completed by the owner include changing the oil, replacing the sparkplugs, installing a new air filter, and maintaining the battery. It is also important that the owner keeps tabs on the tire pressure. Continue reading “Benefits of owning a UTV”