Race Therapy – part 2

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Tim  Furches started racing ATVs in 1985. He was introduced to the sport of ATV MX & TT racing by his boss and his best friend. He raced at both the local and national levels. Tim and Stephanie, who  always had an interest in motorcycles and ATVs but was never introduced to them, met in March of 1994.  Tim had his 1987 Honda 250X in the back of the truck the very first time they met. Over the next couple of weeks Stephanie … Read more…

Introduction to Miranda Williams

Another one of our regular contributors, Miranda Williams, has been crocheting up a storm, and preparing for her trek from Oregon to the East Coast as her son and boyfriend will be competing in the ATVMX nationals all this season. An adventure for sure! We talked Miranda into giving us an interview so we can introduce you to her. Check it out!

STI QuadX Series Kicks off Sunday, January 25th!

  STI QuadX Series Kicks Off Sunday, January 25th! The ever-popular QuadX Series has announced a new Series Sponsor with STI Tire & Wheel taking the title role! Yamaha continues its long-standing involvement with this series, now becoming the Presenting Sponsor. UTV and Quads are featured in this five-race series that runs from January through July. All five events are scheduled for Glen Helen Raceway, and the dedicated Glen Helen crew promises a great track for all five rounds. There are classes for all age groups … Read more…

Race Therapy – part 1

Chris Furches, a freshman, 15, and an accomplished motocross racer indoors and out. At the age of ten, Chris got his first ATV. It was a gift from his grandparents and it was obvious he was a natural talent on it. A year later he saw his first MX race and asked if he could try racing. On August 23, 2010 Chris lined up for his first race. He raced the rest of the season, finishing 5th in points and that same year … Read more…

New contributor: Meet Austin Rohr

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Austin Rohr hails from Gig Harbor, Washington. He’s one of our newest contributors, and we thought you’d like to get to know him better. You may have already seen a few of his articles. He was responsible for the dune closure coverage we did last Fall, as well as an opinion piece on the new Quadcross Northwest schedule. Austin has also reviewed several products. He’s a busy guy, but his passion for the sport is always what’s shining the brightest. … Read more…

MyPakage Review

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You may have heard us praise the glory that is MyPakage underwear. We’ve said things like, “super comfy” and “stylish” and a host of other descriptors – all true! But this is a long term review of their Weekend and Weekday shorts as well as their new offering of Pro Tights. Firstly, let’s cover the OG weekend and weekday. MyPakage’s chief draw (pun intended) is their keyhole technology. What’s that? It’s a pocket for your man keys. A soft, no … Read more…

Slightly Bent Racing Rider Signs With Kymco USA

Slightly Bent Racing Rider Signs With Kymco USA 1-5-14 ~ As if ending the 2014 GNCC season with a championship title wasn’t enough, Slightly Bent Racing rider Donnie Pruett recently signed a deal with ATV manufacturer Kymco USA to become a factory rider for the 2015 season.  This year Donnie will find himself on the seat of a 2015 Kymco Maxxer 450i and will be lining up with the 4×4 Senior 40+ class.  “I just can’t tell you how blessed … Read more…

Clean Machine

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Getting your ride all purrdy and getting new gear is part of what keeps you excited about racing during the off season, right? Everyone loves spicing their quad up with new parts, bad ass graphics, and trying on their state-of-the-art protective gear. Now, once you get it Facebook and Instagram worthy, you have to keep up appearances while at the track for your sponsors. Also, keeping your beast clean is better for maintenance. I am going to give you, in … Read more…

SBR Teams Up With YOUNTO?

Teeennnn Seconds!!!! The first day of the new year means it’s time to kick off 2015 with a major sponsorship announcement for the Slightly Bent Racing team. The great people over at YOUNTO? have joined SBR for the 2015 Grand National Cross Country Series and we couldn’t be more excited to have them on board!!! Launched just this past month,www.YOUNTO.com aims to make it easier to find what you want to do outdoors. A place where you can go book a fishing charter, … Read more…