Everything You Need To Ride Your Quad Bike In Winter

Quad Bike

If you and your family love to ride quad bikes, to get the most out of them and use them all year round, you will need to ensure you have the correct equipment. Having everything you need to stay safe on a quad bike in winter will also help you stay comfortable and increase your enjoyment of this adrenaline-fuelled activity.

Below are some of the equipment you should get to ensure you and your family’s safety when riding your quad bikes in winter.

Prepare Your Quad Bikes

You will want to ensure that your quad bikes are in excellent condition before taking them out in the winter and giving them a winter service the same as you would a car is an excellent idea. Many places that offer high quality yet cheap road legal quads and also children’s quad bikes for sale will provide repairs and servicing, so you can take your quad bike to where you go it to get it ready for some winter fun.

Wear Lots Of Layers

When you are riding a quad bike in the winter, you can get cold depending on the conditions, and the best way to combat this is to wear lots of thin layers rather than thicker ones. When you get too warm, you can remove a layer that will help you cool down, but don’t forget to take some extra layers with you as well in case you get too cold and would need to add a layer.

Keep Your Hands Warm

When you are riding during the winter, it is easy for your hands to get cold, and when that happens, you do not have as much control of the vehicle as your hands can be numb. The best way to combat this is to get some quad bike mittens that will keep your hand warm while riding, but also allow you to control the vehicle. Ensure that the mittens are not too thick, as although they may keep your hands warm, you may not be able to control the quad bike as easily.

Make Sure You Have Hi-Vis

You will also want to ensure that you and the family are wearing high-visibility clothing when riding your quad bike in the winter. Visibility in extreme weather conditions can be low, so wearing high-vis clothing will help you keep an eye on each other and make sure that nobody gets lost.

Buy Helmets With Sun Visors

The sun is much lower during the winter, which means the light can be flat, affecting the overall visibility. You can deal with this by having a helmet with a sun visor that offers UV protection and is also polarised. The sun visor can help protect your eyes and skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays, and the polarised sun visor will also help improve your vision in the varying light conditions.

When you make an effort to ensure that you stay safe and comfortable riding your quad bikes, you can increase the amount of fun you and your family have. Always check the conditions before going riding, and if the weather is too bad, stay at home.

Also Read: Quad Bike Dilemmas

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Ruchi Verma

Certified parenting teen practitioner, multiple Award winner, mother of two active kids believes in sharing the right source of information to readers which could help them in every possible way!!

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10 Comments

  1. I am not a bike fan but I know a few friends who enjoy bike rides. When we take care of all the necessary points regarding safety, comfort, then it enhances the fun.

  2. Whao, truly loved this post. Didnt realise it may be good to layer up while riding a quad bike. Keep sharing such informative posts.

  3. wow quad bikes sounds like so much fun. but along with fun, it is equally important to maintain our safety. your tips are so prefect to have a safe ride. thanks a lot dear for sharing.

  4. I have no clue about this, it was so much fun knowing about them through you, who knows i drive them some day.

  5. Being an adventure junky, I never miss a chance to ride ATVs or Quad Bikes. The tips are really useful for newcomers as they prepare for their first ride.

  6. I have never ridden a quad bike but it seems so much fun and worth trying.

  7. Wow Quad bikes are super cool and so much fun …. yes layering is imp when biking as the cold wind can really hit when we are in speed. Nice blog.

  8. These Quad Bikes look so much fun and adventurous to ride. I got to learn so much more about them today.

  9. I’ve never heard of. These bikes. But reading this we can also try these out as these look like more fun than regular bikes. Definitely noting your point about layering up!

  10. The Other Brain Inc

    I havent driven one in years now. But in snowy area surely these suggestions will keeps handy. I would prefer multiple layering to keep myself warm while riding.

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