Discover the options available to you and how much fun and excitement you can experience as an ATV rider, whether you are on a sports or a utility model. ATV, the recognized abbreviation for “all-terrain vehicle”, includes any types of small, open, motorized tricycle/buggy primarily designed for off-road riding and carrying just one person – the driver. Riding an ATV has been likened to riding an ordinary motorcycle, with the exception that they have extra wheels to provide the rider with extra stability at slower speeds. A Brief History Of ATVs Although the exact date is not known, the first ever ATV, designed with six wheels, was introduced to the public somewhere around the 1950s. However, this was improved by Honda producing the first ever three-wheel all-terrain vehicle, made famous when it was featured in the 1971 James Bond Movie – “Diamonds Are Forever”. Quickly following the release of three-wheel ATVs, various other configurations were designed for recreational use. These improved models offered big balloon tires, but no mechanical suspension. It wasn’t until the early 1980s that ATVs with lower tires and suspension were introduced. Different Models For Different Roles The ATV quickly became a favorite mode of travel for… Read full this story
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