New Can-Am Apache Backcountry Tracks Designed for Deep Snow
While you can get by with stock tires on your ATV or UTV in a little snow, for those of you who want to build a true four-season machine, the new Can-Am Apache Backcountry and Backcountry LT tracks are ready to take on the deep stuff.
“Finally explore winter with no traction limitations and no compromise, thanks to the unmatched performance of Apache Backcountry track kits. Engineered to thrive in the deepest snow—for work or play. Don’t let winter stand in the way,” Can-Am says in a release.
The new Backcountry tracks offer a larger contact patch and more aggressive track design to better handle deeper snow.
As well, the tracks feature a combination of rubber over molded wheels and a snowmobile-like slider system to help reduce rolling resistance and transfer more power to the ground. Also, an external drive sprocket helps provide slip-free power transfer.
The Apache Backcountry is designed to fit all Can-Am ATVs, as well as the Maverick Trail and Maverick Sport UTVs. Move up to the Backcountry LT if you own a Can-Am Defender or Maverick X3 model.
Features of the Apache Backcountry track systems include two-inch lugs and three-inch pitch track patters for increased floatation, and aluminum slider system to reduce rolling resistance and increase contact patch.
You can customize the Apache Backcountry track kits by adding additional idler wheels, Vespel sliders and ice scratchers to suit your specific riding conditions and needs. Further enhance the set up with a Can-Am Dynamic Power Steering module. “By configuring multiple settings such as power steering response and speedometer with the track ratio, your vehicle’s speedometer and odometer will stay true and in sync,” Can-Am says in a release.
Track installation can be a complicated process, but Can-Am has made things significantly easier by allowing the Apache Backcountry to use vehicle specific mounting brackets to simplify initial track installation. What’s even better is this integrated design allows the brackets to remain fitted while using wheels, “making future installations as simple as changing a tire.”
Learn more about the Can-Am Apache Backcountry track systems here.
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