LEAF SPRINGS 101: TALKING WITH DEAVER SUSPENSION – DirtSports+Off-Road

leaf-spring-theory-leadLeaf springs are one of the oldest forms of suspension. For hundreds of years, leaf springs have been used on automobiles, carriages, trailers, and so much more—and they’re still in use today. On the surface, leaf springs appear to be extremely simple. Compared to many other suspension designs, the flat pieces of steel fixed on one end and a pivoting shackle on the other are straight forward and simple. However, leaf springs are much more complex than what meets the eye. Read More…

Written For: DirtSports+OffRoad
Written By: Jake Headlee
Photography/Video By: Jake Headlee
Published: Online 05/23/2017 – Print September issue 2017

POLARIS XP4 1000 GETS A CAGEWRX RACE CAGE – DirtSports+OffRoad

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Over the years, we have seen UTVs go from farm implements to all-out racing machines. Racers build these vehicles into competitive monsters with serious strength and durability. Those custom-built pieces then have a tendency to end up in the aftermarket by either inspiration or direct relation. CageWrx is what you get when life-long desert racers take to the aftermarket directly and aim to provide high-quality products at a better price. Read More…

Written For: DirtSports+OffRoad
Written By: Jake Headlee
Photography By: Jake Headlee
Published: Online 03/08/2017 – Print June issue 2017