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We always used ATVs - 90s Polaris Sportsmans - to get to our camp in the bush. Growing up those were my favorite memories. Now I'm a mechanical engineer and I've been rebuilding a lot of the machines we used when I was younger. It's been great to address all the issues. I have no interest in mud bogging and crazy new machines, I really see ATVs as work machines to achieve a greater goal. 

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I first road My Sons Bayou 220 in Aug of 21. I tore all the tendends in my rotator cuff and ripped My bicep coming down from a jump. Had surgery to repair My shoulder in the spring off 22. I know own two quads and am looking for a third! Even pain and agony can't keep Me away! 

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I have been an avid motorcyclist since I was big enough to get on one. Street bikes were my forte. My doctor  told me that due to an illness I had last winter that my bike riding days are done. This pretty much crushed me. A friend that was doing some work around the house( He was being paid ) heard me telling my wife how bad I was feeling. My wife said how about a trike ,would that be alright.  said yeah anything I don't have to balance. My friend at this point stated he had an aty that was sitting for years and he would trade me for  one of my guitars( I have 14 both electric and acoustic ) He stated it need work but I love a challenge so at the age of 78 I have my first quad.. After a carb and battery it started right up. I live on a dirt road so Told the wife to hope on and away we went. After just a short ride I am hooked.

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Riding is a awesome way of life 2 or 4 wheels! At 60-70+ years old in the dirt I like 4 wheels Myself. I'm leaving the two wheels to those young rubber men that still bounce when they hit the ground! I just lay there thinking DAM This is gonna hurt for awhile! Lol

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Yeah, took a good fall a couple of years ago at 65, you dont just get up and shake your head and keep going like you used to, in fact you get up slowly and see if everything works, then try to determine your pain level. Luckily nothing was broken, which was a miracle in itself, but i still have trouble with neck and shoulder on that side. So 4 wheel are good.

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Kinda a norm around here , everyone and their dog has a quad . Can even legally drive them on the streets now , pretty cool . Anyway first one I ever rode was an atc, Honda Yamaha and I now own a Suzuki lt250ef . I like the older bikes . Do some snowmobiling and dirt biking too 

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