How to Prepare Yourself for Your First SXS Ride?


If this would be your first SXS ride, or if you are considering to go for one, you need to learn a few aspects about the same so as to stay on a safer side. Here is what you need to know to get ready for your first SXS ride.

  1. Be okay to get a little dirty

No matter if the desert is dry or mudded due to rain, you will inevitably get a little dirty. You may splash through the puddles or the dry dust that your wheels will kick up. If you will be going through the puddles, cover your belongings by all means.

  1. Put on your safety gear by all means

Riding your SXS is just like riding a car. The only difference between the two is that the SXS have less protection than the cars, as well as the top of these vehicles are not safe for you at all if the SXS tips over. This is why every SXS comes equipped with passenger handles. Also don’t forget to put on your helmets, goggles, and gloves. You would also need a driving license to drive an SXS.

  1. Pay heed to leaders by all means

For a newbie, always stay behind your leader’s vehicle. In this way you can navigate the roads and decide where to put your wheels in inclines or sharp turns. Just like the hikers do, always keep an eye on the footsteps of the person in front of you which is helpful in deciding where you should always go.

  1. Always remember that no two SXSs are alike

The older SXS models are managed less smoothly and are very prone to tipping over. If you are a newbie and are nervous about the same, try your best to get a newer model like the one here which can bestow you with a smoother ride. And if you are in a mood of adventure, go for the older models.

  1. Don’t forget to bring a camera along

This one surely goes without saying. If the area is really muddy then cover your camera with a plastic bag in order to protect it from the debris. Always choose picturesque spots which are safe for going off road and where you can have unforgettable adventures and click a lot of picture of such a once in a lifetime adventure.