Tyler Nelson has made a sweep through the classes since the inception of Quadcross Northwest, improving each year to jump into the next higher class. This year he takes on the ProAm bracket against some of the fastest competitors the series has seen to date. After a securing the points lead at the opening round of 2016, Tyler is looking to build on his success and stick to a game plan to ensure he can secure the top spot come the final round of year. Fighting through injuries and a other slight misfortunes, Tyler’s confidence helps to keep his program on track. We asked Tyler a few questions about the start of his season and off season to get to know him and his program a little better.
September 12th and 13th at Washougal will be the series finale of Quadcross Northwest’s 2015 season. Come wearing green for suicide awareness. We will be honoring two of our fallen community members, Joe Green and …
There’s no denying that a good helmet is essential for racing. Your head needs good protection, comfort, and ventilation. There are many helmets that offer some of those features, but are lacking in one department or another. Only a select few stand out as “the best.” Unfortunately, the best helmets also cost a lot of money. It’s hard to spend upwards of $500 on a lid that is eventually going to need replacing. Rightfully so, most question whether these are truly the best helmets, or just the most expensive. In the case of the Arai, it is undoubtedly one of the best.
There’s no denying that a sweet set of graphics can make your ATV look and feel new. For some, the custom look makes you feel better about your bike, while others take pride in their machinery. Either way, confidence in yourself and your machine is an important piece of the mental side of racing. Graphics are also important for representing your sponsors and making sure their logos get seen and noticed. There are an endless number of companies who currently specialize in wrapping your ATV with their designs, and choosing the right one can be difficult. Luckily for you, we’ve found the right one.
Practicing during the off season can be a great way to continue progressing and getting things dialed in. Seat time is essential to perfecting your craft, and hours at the track can be fun and relaxing if you can meet up with a few of your good friends. This is also a great time to try to set up your quad or get back into the rhythm following breakage of you or your machine. Unfortunately, finding a place to ride can be difficult as some tracks close up for the season. Luckily, for riders in the North West, Pit Traffic has you covered.
It’s hard to imagine the Oregon Dunes without ATV’s, Sand Rails, and other ORV’s playing in the sand. The rezoning of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area certainly does not mean that we may see that happening in the near future, or anything to that extent, but it does still make for interesting and potentially harmful changes.
We love instagram because some days you just need a little inspiration, and what better inspiration than a visual reminder about why this sport is so rad? Sometimes you get little squares of art from …