i want a simple but bullet proof machine got it down to the big bear or honda 500 foreman 4x4 with the foot shift tranny . no eps or water cool or belt drive wanted .will do trail riding and hunting mostly, iam 47 so no rough riding anymore .how do you like it compared to the honda ? i like hondas but like my previous thread stated i like the idea of the oil bath brakes and big bear does have diff. lock on the front which the honda does not have and how much diffrence does that make? never owned a 4X4 only 2 w d.