Quad Bike stolen from Castle Howard

Filed under: Quad Bikes Advice — Diane on September 28, 2010

Castle Howard, the stately home in North Yorkshire, and famous for its role in the TV series Brideshead Revisited, recently experienced a theft on the estate, where valuables worth around £16,000 were stolen. These included a quad bike. This incident, experienced by one high-profile residence, is by no means an isolated occurrence: quad bike theft is on the rise, especially in rural communities. For instance, in March of this year quad bikes were targeted by thieves across (more…)

Quad bikes rescue fishermen from swamp

Filed under: Quad Bikes News — Rick on September 23, 2010

Two fishermen have been rescued from a mangrove swamp by local police using quad bikes.

A father and son fishermen team found themselves stranded in a mangrove swamp near Karratha in North West Australia. “Mangrove” is a catch-all term (more…)

Quad bike safety – always a high priority

Filed under: Quad Bikes News — Diane on September 17, 2010

Whether a quad bike is used for work or leisure, safety is always paramount. In fact the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is seeking to raise awareness of this issue, particularly amongst farmers. In June of this year inspectors made unscheduled instructional visits, to farms in parts of Scotland, to make sure that farmers were complying with quad bike safety standards. The inspectors focused on the importance of wearing helmets and also stressed the importance of (more…)

Quad bikes – not just for fun

Filed under: ATVs History — Mat on September 9, 2010

Ask anybody what springs to mind when they think of quad bikes, and the chances are that they will associate them with a fun time careering around a muddy track, or breathtaking aerial stunts. We probably all know a lucky person who has had the chance to indulge in racing one around hilly race courses in crash helmets and protective padding as part of a ‘team building’ exercise, doubtless having the time of their lives. Yet quad bikes are not restricted to (more…)

Police combat quad bike thefts

Filed under: Quad Bikes News — Rick on September 1, 2010

A rash of quad bike thefts across rural Chester has provoked a police crackdown.

Over £20,000 worth of farm equipment, including (more…)