Sure, you can go fast in a straight line just like you can on a dirt bike; however, jumping an ATV is nothing like jumping a lightweight dirt bike. About the author Jill Replogle is a researcher-reporter for FairWarning.
I must say, I wish I'd ridden dirt bikes at a younger age.. ATVs and off-road motorcycles are designed for recreational use, not use on city streets, and typically are ridden on trails, sand dunes and other rough terrain. Contact Information View our phone directory or find a patient care location.
I wish I started riding dirt bikes instead of quads years ago. Dirt Bikes Are Safer than Quads This fact surprises many people, but it is true that the death rate from ATV riding is significantly higher than that of dirt bikes. Most of the really bad dirt wrecks we see in my area are 4 wheelers.
October 6, 2010. Dec 29, 2004 Oddometer: I loved that little bike to learn to ride on... Duncan, BC.
Another late vote for a dirt bike. The regular TTR125 would probably be a pretty good bike and they're super cheap on the used market... ATVs suck. ATV's are incredibly capable machines, but I've never been interested in them as sporting machines because it seems there's too little demand for skill and that will always get you into trouble.
Cars are too dangerous dirt bikes you can bail. If this is a fun toy to ride around and learn and get better at, then choose the safer and easier-to-haul dirt bike.
I started riding when I was 5 on minibikes and have owned 44 bikes since. What size do you think would be appropriate? Efron, M. Schneider, Ph. Aug 19, 2008 Oddometer: