Canadian woman rescued from wilderness by quad bikes

Filed under: Quad Bikes News — Diane on May 26, 2011

A Canadian woman has two hunters on quad bikes to thank for her life. Ms Chretien and her husband left Canada and were heading for the popular holiday destination of Las Vegas when they left the main highway to take a more scenic route. However, the hapless couple ended up being stranded in a very remote logging road in some heavy snowdrifts.

Ms Chretien’s husband left the safety of the vehicle to head off in search of help (more…)

ATVs are secret weapon in tackling moorland fires

Filed under: Quad Bikes News — Mat on May 19, 2011

A new secret weapon has been rolled out in the area of Belmont to help tackle the ongoing problem of moorland fires. The fires, which have caused a great deal of damage to some of the moorland in Lancashire, are still posing a problem due to hot spots on the moorland. ATVs have been brought into (more…)

Quad bike ride fundraiser for children’s charity

Filed under: Quad Bikes News — Diane on May 12, 2011

A farmer from the Ford area is putting his love of quad bikes to good use in a fund raising challenge that will take him from John O’ Groats to Land’s End. Mr Bailey, along with two friends, plan to ride their quad bikes as much as possible off road to raise money for children’s cancer charities.

The three friends are all well-known members in the farming community and have been given three brand new ATVs, courtesy of Polaris UK. The trip was thought up following the death of Mr Bailey’s son, who sadly (more…)

Bride warns guests to be prepared for quad bike ride on wedding day

Filed under: Quad Bikes News — Mat on May 4, 2011

A TV presenter and part time floral decorations expert has warned her wedding guests to be prepared for a ride on quad bikes to the wedding. Presenter Sioned Rowlands will marry Iwan Edwards more than 1,500 feet up at Clwydian Range. Around 100 wedding guests have been told they will have to traverse (more…)