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Quad Biking stories from around the world!

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 13:23:25 Europe/London

So here's a funny thing. Quad biking has a little moment of public attention every now and then when some (famous) idiot does themselves an injury riding around on their new toy.

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We know quad biking can be dangerous, that's why our instructors are so well trained at training! But we've also noticed some other stories that have cropped up recently and gone viral around the world. Here a selection of the most shared. Warning - there's a real mix here - the good, the bad and the ugly!

 

Shocking moment a group of teens on motorcycles and quad bikes chase terrified emus through a paddock

Daily Mail  - Bianca Bongato. 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6220761/Shocking-moment-group-teens-motorcycles-quad-bikes-chase-terrified-emus-paddock.html 

Idiots alert!! 

"Teenagers on motorbikes were seen chasing terrified emus through a paddock
Video shows the teens chasing the flightless birds on quad-style bikes
One rider was seen filming the birds with their GroPo as they chased them down
The video went viral on social media and has caused public outrage"

 


Attorney General Geoffrey Cox MP pictured at controversial hunt where 'frisky' bull headbutted hunters' quad bike

Devonlive.com

https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/attorney-general-geoffrey-cox-mp-2399697

Hunt saboteurs were tickled as they witnessed a frisky bull calf take a disliking to one of the terrier quad bikes and chased it out of his field before head-butting the quad.

 

 

Farmer races on quad bike over blazing Saddleworth Moor to save his 3,000 stranded sheep

Katie French, dailymail.co.uk

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5897771/Farmer-races-quad-bike-blazing-Saddleworth-Moor-save-3-000-stranded-sheep.html

"A farmer launched a heroic bid to save his sheep from a fire as it raged across grassland towards them.  Dramatic footage of James Crowther, 30, risking his own life for his livestock has emerged as he raced to save them on the back of a quad bike in Greater Manchester."

 

 

Dog saves man trapped under quad bike on Central Queensland property by keeping him warm

Emilia Terzon, ABC.net.au

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-15/dog-saves-man-trapped-under-quad-bike-by-keeping-him-warm/9875320

This is an endearing tale of a four legged furry friend saving his master's life after spending a night trapped beneath his quad bike is freezing conditions.  Ahhh, lovely!

 

 

And last but not least, a quad-bike loving celebrity - David Beckham

David Beckham photobombs Brooklyn and girlfriend Hana Cross as they enjoy day out quad biking

Natasha Sporn standard.co.uk 

https://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/celebrity-news/david-beckham-photobombs-brooklyn-and-girlfriend-hana-cross-as-they-enjoy-day-out-quad-biking-a4099786.html

"David Beckham photobombed Brooklyn and his girlfriend Hana Cross as they all enjoyed a day out quad biking. The loved-up pair joined David, seven-year-old Harper and their pet puppy Olive for a day out on Sunday, making the most of the good weather for a spot of family time."

We are up for a Quad Biking Award!

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 11:29:22 Europe/London

We're excited to announce that 'The Wright Event' is up for an industry award! 

We have been selected as finalists in the 'Best Quad Biking/ ATV Experience' category at The Adventure Awards, taking place in Leicester on 3rd April this year.

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Posted in Quadbiking By twe twe

Quad/ATV Maintenance... A few simple tips!

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 08:32:05 Europe/London

There is a huge selection of Quad Bikes and ATVs in the market place and with this comes a wide range of quality in build and finish from the various manufacturers. The better quality machines are generally the premium models which come out of Japan and the USA such as Honda, Yamaha and Polaris. A quality machine will serve you well for a long time simply by adhering to the manufacturers recommended maintenance regime.

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Posted in Safety Quadbiking Outdoor Adventure Activities By Colin Mitchem

Quad Biking for Juniors

Monday, 12 January 2015 16:28:24 Europe/London

If the kids are nagging you about wanting to go Quad Biking but you are reluctant to let them try it because you are concerned about safety, then you really need not worry. Most Quad Biking centres will set a minimum age limit, sometimes as young as 6 yrs old.

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Why is February a good time for Quad Biking?

Friday, 27 June 2014 16:57:21 Europe/London

Calling all mud loving, adventure seeking, adrenaline extraordinaires. February is here and we at Ashtree Farm are waiting for you, Quad Bikes at the ready.

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Posted in Quadbiking Outdoor Adventure Activities By Colin Mitchem