Mud, Sweat, and Gears

How to Get the Most out of Your ODES Warranty

How to Get the Most out of Your ODES Warranty

One of the biggest perks of buying a new ODES UTV is the warranty coverage. From start to finish, this is how the warranty process works.

How to Destroy a Drive Belt in Three Easy Steps

How to Destroy a Drive Belt in Three Easy Steps

We discuss drive belt maintenance with every customer on every new UTV we sell. But 3 out of 10 still ruin their belt in the first few days. So we're trying some reverse psychology.

How to Check Battery Voltage with a Cheap Multimeter

How to Check Battery Voltage with a Cheap Multimeter

You can easily check the voltage on your UTV battery with any cheap multimeter. The voltage reading can give you insight into the health of your UTV battery.

Keep Your Youth ATV New with Ten Easy Tips

Keep Your Youth ATV New with Ten Easy Tips

Kids are hard on ATVs. Keep your new investment in the best shape possible with these ten easy tips.

Check your tie rods. All the time.

The tie rods on an ATV are a bolt style. (This is not at all like your daily driver.) They have a tendency to loosen if you’re doing much turning. If your tie rods become loose, they can cause serious damage to the spindle. And that means a bigger, more expensive repair. Save yourself some time and money later by checking your tie rods today.

Front wheel bearings take more wear and tear than you...


Five Surprising Ways Having a Baby is Like Starting a Small Business

Five Surprising Ways Having a Baby is Like Starting a Small Business

Having a baby is a lot like starting a small business. You might be surprised just how much these two life changing events have in common.

 

You don't sleep much. And you will might gain some weight.

It doesn’t matter if you’re the one sporting that mythical glow, or you're the one running out for watermelon at 2-am. Most people tend to accept that pregnancy brings weight gain. (Sympathy cravings are so real.)

What most people don’t expect, is that starting a small business can have the same effect. The long hours worked by small business owners often lead...