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Old December 17, 2012, 10:15 AM   #27
Picher
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When ATVs first came out they were three-wheelers! Talk about instability!

Still the center of gravity of a four-wheeler with a rider is quite high, so it doesn't take much side slope or up-slope to cause a big problem. Everyone should take an ATV safety course before taking one out in the wilds. Still, they're much more stable than a trail-bike, especially in slippery soils.
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