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Course Outline

Consult your owner’s manual for information on turning your ORV properly.

In general, you should:

  • Turn at low to medium speeds.
  • Move forward on the seat, and lean in the direction of the turn.
  • Turn the handlebars while keeping your eyes on the intended path.
  • Increase your speed slightly as you come out of the turn.
  • If an ATV begins to tip, lean farther into the turn and gradually reduce your speed.

When making slow or quick turns on a motorcycle, you must shift your weight and make other adjustments.

  • On slow turns:
    • Shift your weight away from the turning direction.
    • If necessary, brake, shift, or throttle, depending on the speed and sharpness of the turn.
  • For quick turns to avoid unexpected obstacles:
    • Lean quickly in the direction you want to turn.
    • Push on the inside of the handlegrip on the same side (to turn right, push right).
ATV making a right hand turn
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