Gio Mini Hummer Chain falling off and Swing arm Bushing replacement (pretty much same process for other models also!)
Author: Rocky from Bad Boy Bikes
When you find your chain falling off constantly and your trying and trying to tighten it and its just not working. Chances are your swing arm bearings need replacing. Easy well to tell is to loosen up the chain and then raise the rear of the Atv so both rear tires are off the ground and simply move the tires side to side and watch at the junction point where the swing asssembly is bolted to the frame. You will see a lot of movement and slop there. Normally on the sprocket side as thats where the tourque is delivered. Many things cause this issue like overloading the weight capacity, tightneing the chain to much etc.
the rear swing arm bushings look like this
GIO REBEL T3 Full Size 200cc A.T.V. Maintenance +Tricks and Tips
Author : Rocky from Bad Boy Bikes
First off like to shed some light on the whole Chinese ATV persona. These Atv's have come a very long way from the beginning and now control 45% of the power sports market in Canada and its growing everyday. This is not the ATV of 2006 and is by far a high quality top notch unit. Some common know how and common sense it required. The whole lock tite every bolt and nut on the thing is myth. I am a dealer and I have never used lock-tite on 1 machine yet. Simple common sense is required. When I uncrate a unit, I simply go thru every thing and snug up all nuts and bolts (these units come weeks by sea and things do come lose). And then again at the 10hour...
GIO Black and White Photo Gallery - GIO BEAR, Beast 2010, and X37 Dirt Bike
We have accumulated so much pictures over the time that honestly don't know what to do with all of them. Here, posting some of our latest outing. This is black and white GIO photo gallery.
Gio’s 800cc “Work Horse” UTV Review
Author: Nick Corbett, Chief Engineer
Have a huge summer of outdoor work ahead of you? There’s no better way to efficiently conquer your to-do list than with Gio’s newly upgraded 800cc “Work Horse” UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle)! This rugged and versatile UTV is a true work horse, perfect for hauling, towing, and generally getting things done in tough environments. This vehicle is great for people with large gardens, large acreage, farms, construction sites and more to tackle.
The 800cc Work Horse UTV
Once again, Gio has come through with a reliable and performance-driven product that matches up to competitors not only in quality, but handily beats them in price. The 800cc three-cylinder,...
Dylan Armstrong Takes GIO for a test drive
Friday, December 11, 2009
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Canadian Olympian Dylan Armstrong came by for a visit to GIO. Standing at 6 feet 4 inches and 320 lbs, Dylan is the 5 time Canadian Champion in shot put and the hammerthrow, he is also Canada's National record holder for the sport. Dylan placed 1st at the Pan-American Games and 4th place at the Summer Olympics in Bejing, he is now training for London 2012.
Dylan loves the outdoors and ATVing, so he took the 300cc GIO Bear for a test drive.
Here is a short interview we had with Dylan, after the ride, over lunch:
1. How long have you been involved to ATVing and how did you get into the sport ?I have been ATving for about 3 years now, its a great way for...