John Deere Gator Side By Side UTV

Whether you love the feeling of the wind whipping against your clothes or the kick of the motor gunning beneath your feet, there’s nothing more exciting than taking your side by side out into the wilderness. Whether you’re racing or just mudding around, it’s always a ton of fun and a great activity to enjoy with your buddies or your kids.

However, a good off-road adventure can go bad if you don’t plan properly, and some seemingly small considerations can make all the difference. Here are some things to think about before you take your side by side out for an adventure.

Do You Have the Right Gear?

You need the right side by side accessories to suit the needs of your trip. Make sure to find out as much as you can about the kind of conditions you’ll be driving into. If the terrain is particularly bumpy and rocky, you’ll need to ensure that you’ve got the right suspension to protect your undercarriage. If you’ll be driving into soggy or wet conditions, you’ll need to make sure you’ve got tires that can handle it, otherwise you’ll end up stuck in the mud. If there are tons of bugs out, make sure you’ve got a windshield installed.

Have You Taken the Necessary Precautions?

Make sure to tell family and friends where you’re going, how long you’ll plan to be there, and when you plan to return. In the event of an accident, you’ll want to know that people will be coming to look for you if your vehicle breaks down and is no longer operable. Make sure to carry a small first aid kit along for the ride, just in case you hit something and get injured.

To get the right side by side accessories to make your next adventure a fun and safe one, shop now!

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