May 17, 2004
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
RIDGE RUNNER OF IDAHO
INTRODUCES NEW TWO SEAT ROUGH TERRAIN VEHICLE (RTV)
Nampa, ID – Call it a Ridge Runner and watch it run
around traditional ATVs and Quads. The manufacturers say the new
Runner will go faster, climb steeper hills, clear higher
farther into the back country, and allow drivers to pack in/pack
lot more supplies for hunting, fishing or camping.
Ridge Runners have 18” of ground clearance and 13.5” of
suspension travel, more than any ATV, Quad, Hummer or Jeep. They
four wheel independent suspension, with Fox Racing air shocks,
them to traverse very rough terrain, with hardly any perceptible
in the frame. This also allows swift, comfortable passage over
fields or logs that could only be dreamed about with a
Directional control is easy with the rack and pinion steering,
opposed to handlebars that can be jerked out of a driver’s hands
if a Quad is rolled.
The steel tube frame provides a strong, protective environment
around the driver and passenger. There are no plastic body parts
will need replacing.
At the same time, the engineers at Ridge Runner have designed ina number of safety features that do not distract from the
excitement of running wild with the wind. There are two,
seats, allowing adults to legally bring one of their kids along.
Nervous spouses prefer riding in the Ridge Runner’s protected
seat rather than wrestling with an ATV handlebar. Dual seatbelts
double shoulder harnesses, along with roll bars, reduce the risk
injury. The car’s lower center of gravity and longer/wider wheel
significantly limits the risk of rollover.
A Ridge Runner can be transported in the back of a standard
The Ridge Runner is powered by a twin cylinder, 697cc,
four-stroke engine with an automatic transmission. Equipped with
and low range transfer case, that includes park and reverse,
seat RTV is capable of high speeds on smooth roads. “It isn’t
that’s going to sell Ridge Runners,” said company president Dan
“It’s the maneuverability, the sheer fun of enjoying performance
loosens the limits of off-road driving. What a Ridge Runner
might do to
a weekend really challenges the imagination. The main thing is,
end of the day anyone who’s been riding one will feel an
sense of exhilaration.”
For a limited time, the Ridge Runners are being sold
factory-direct at a special introductory price of $14,500, plus
shipping. For more information visit
Runner of Idaho Ltd. Co.
3212 Port Street
Nampa, Idaho 83687