'Myself, im out in eastern Canada. I tend to ride the old railroad tracks \r\nSome good riding through the country, just make sure you have your paper work for your quad (ive learned the hardway in the past)'
I don't know what model you guys are running or are looking at buying. I picked up an 06 Sportsman 800 and I've got more than enough power from that machine. The clutch is not ideal and some work could be done there, but Polaris is great. Independant suspension all around with more clearance than everyone other than Canam (in 06 anyways) comes stock with a full aluminum skid plate from front to back they are the only ones that do that. Some others come with plastic plates but I don't see them holding up all that long, At least not where I ride. All Wheel drive as opposed to what most machines are running which is four wheel drive. Makes turning a dream with it engaged, and as soon as you hit some soupy ground the front end locks up. Going form 2 to all wheel drive is just a flick of your left thumb on the fly. I'm loving my machine. looking back on my decision I wouldn't have done anything else. You can't go wrong with Honda though. I have ridden them and you can count on the anytime of night or day and in any weather they are a definate work horse.
polaris is a good starter quad but the only thing that I really like on it is the seat it sucks up every bump that the suspention misses so it is a good all day riden machine but I'll stick with my Honda's their the most reliable I think. Like he said earlier make sure you have your regestration stickers and card on your wheeler learned that the hard way also.
It all depends on the style of riding you want to do and the money you want to spend. IMO the polaris machines are a little undependable from what I have heard. I would go with yamaha,honda and arctic cat as a good starting point and stray away from polaris.
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