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Picked up my blue eps wolverine on sat and couldn't be happier! I trail ride in the rocky coal regions of central Pennsylvania so this was a great test of what this machine can do. I hit higher speed runs, tight technical trails, hill climbs and everything in between. The wolverine cruised through everything with ease, I felt it had plenty of power for my riding style, unbelievable braking (when necessary I say this because engine braking is awesome). The suspension and handling in my opinion is second to none! The Woverine is a tremendous machine and I look forward to my next ride. Only issue I had was a punctured sidewall, stock 2 ply tires suck in the rocks so I will be ordering a new set before I ride again.

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My first ride impression:

Was not able to really stretch it out. Keeping that in mind, it was a great first ride. Got a good feel for it. The suspension is the best I have seen in a stock machine. Power was plenty, but it's not a 1000cc ripper. I never opened up the throttle, and didn't need to. It was extremely sure footed on the back trails. And that is where it was most impressive to me. Dropped in predictably, and rolled thru the ruts smooth. I was most impressed with it in tight trails. You would think it was a compact machine. At cruising speed, 25-30 mph. It was effortless to drive. I aimed it at a down tree on the flats at around 25 mph and it soaked it up with lots of room to spare in the suspension. No rear end hopping up, was like a small speed bump. Turning at speed was very stable. It sinks in and settles well. Never felt like it was going to roll or tip. Gets loose and it easy to control when it does. Steering is fast and responsive. Climbed the sandy hills at 1/2-3/4 throttle. It was nice to know that there was more if needed. Although, it did feel a little sluggish on loose sand. Hard pack, rough uneven trails is where it feels best. Next ride get to open it up a bit more, 3/4-full. Looking forward to it!
 

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My first ride impression:

Was not able to really stretch it out. Keeping that in mind, it was a great first ride. Got a good feel for it. The suspension is the best I have seen in a stock machine. Power was plenty, but it's not a 1000cc ripper. I never opened up the throttle, and didn't need to. It was extremely sure footed on the back trails. And that is where it was most impressive to me. Dropped in predictably, and rolled thru the ruts smooth. I was most impressed with it in tight trails. You would think it was a compact machine. At cruising speed, 25-30 mph. It was effortless to drive. I aimed it at a down tree on the flats at around 25 mph and it soaked it up with lots of room to spare in the suspension. No rear end hopping up, was like a small speed bump. Turning at speed was very stable. It sinks in and settles well. Never felt like it was going to roll or tip. Gets loose and it easy to control when it does. Steering is fast and responsive. Climbed the sandy hills at 1/2-3/4 throttle. It was nice to know that there was more if needed. Although, it did feel a little sluggish on loose sand. Hard pack, rough uneven trails is where it feels best. Next ride get to open it up a bit more, 3/4-full. Looking forward to it!
It is very stable cruising along at speed on uneven ground. Handling is very predictable and I feel it allows the pilot push harder due to the confidence in the suspension. I did not feel as if the power was lacking, but like all vehicles, I wouldn't turn way from more if it was there.
glad you enjoyed it, good luck with it.
 

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I got to thinking about it, I don't think it's a power issue. Loose sand requires some different tires. I am running the stock 2.0's power was there it was just not distributed properly....?
 

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I got the same one. Installed myself, fairly easy. Save the $150-200 they wanted to do it. Put that into a half windshield!
 
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