Customer Testimonials

HELO handles, hooks up better on trails

I was having a bad ride on my 2016 Vector single shot suspension.  I had stabbing back pains from the stutter bumps on the trail.  After installing HELO, I did not have the sharp whip in the suspension any longer!  My sled handles better on take off and hooks up better on the trails.

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HELO handles bumps, improves cornering

EZRyde_Sheriff_SledJust a quick note to let you know what I think about the Helo that was put on our department  sled. As you know our department ran the Polaris Rush Pro R for the last 5 years. Those sleds ran like they were on rails.  In December 2015 our Department bought a 2016 Arctic Cat ZR 8000. About a month later the Helo system was installed. What a change in the machine. Acceleration was so much better, The Helo system keeps the entire track on the snow. As for the ride, no more fishtailing on uneven trails,  The system handles the bumps so much better than the stock system.( No more  back problems.)  The Helo system has also improved the cornering. Prior to the Helo being installed, it seemed to want to plow through the corners. I think that the Helo system has improved the overall performance of our sled.

Houghton, MI

HELO gives extra cushion in the bumps

We did end up finding some bumps in our travels and I can say that the Helo did make a difference in the ride. I was not pushing things too hard, but the extra bit of cushion the mount gives did make a difference and it was nice to not bottom out in that section of the suspension. It is a pretty straight forward operation to put it into any sled and I would say that for anyone wanting to get a bit more from their rear suspension (especially in the bumps) you might want to look into this option. Since it just bolts in, it means that you can also remove it and return the suspension to stock and keep the Helo for your next sled. I know that is what I plan to do!

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Helo is Incredible

Purchased a Helo from EZRyde in December, just got around to doing the instal on my 2006 Xfire F7 141" sled. Got the rear shocks rebuilt and replaced the original coil spring with a 2016 dual rate coil.

This Helo gizmo is an incredible item.

Replaces the lower swing arm link with a piece of thick wall rubber tubing laced inside with steel cords. Christian at EZRyde got me hooked up with the right parts for my old CrossFire. The sled hooks up like a real champ and takes the trails like my 2006 F7 firekitty......maybe even better! We drag raced at the lake this weekend and I was amazed how consistently hard the sled hooked up off the line.

The instal was pretty straightforward. You have to drill another pair of holes in the skid behind the original swing arm mounting holes. Skid aluminum is pretty hard so make sure you mark your location and use a small pilot drill, so the drill doesn't walk off the punch mark. I used Loctite on the new mounting bolts. I had to replace the straight zerk on the upper swing arm link with a 90 degree grease fitting aimed at the side of the skid. Makes it easier to grease with the track on.

This is a pricey mod, but worth every penny. Big ole 2" track was downright pleasant on the trails, even when ridden very aggressively through the corners in less than ideal (snow,slush, and ice) conditions in Hazelhurst, WI last week. Thanks Christian and EZRyde!

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HELO is unreal

1000 miles on the helo. Buy it. For around $500 -$600 installed depending on your skid it really helps. Only have time for a couple quick sentences right now.

Stutter bumps like 1000's of one footers, Those are now gone at speed. Really nice for bottoming out... Yes it still sucks to bottom out but not longer are you jarred on your spine. You get a little rubber bump stop. Help weight transfer from side when in the trail. Easier to turn with leaning.

Top speed runs. --- no difference beside more traction getting up to speed. Had it at 110 - 115 and it was doing just fine for stability.

Yes it really takes time off in the 1000'. Much much more traction especially in the apex xtx skid. Now I can feel the true tq of the engine. Especially at 40 when I nail it.

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HELO = Total Traction Control

I have a 2011 Yamaha XTX all stock with the exception of clutching with the HELO installed and my overall all impressions are great.

About me, I’m 6’1” and weigh 300 lbs and I am an aggressive rider. I typically ride about 100-200 miles each time I am out in all conditions.

The HELO weight transfer is awesome! To sum it is up is TTC (total traction control) coming out of the hole or corner to corner the sled really pulls hard and accelerates and still feels like the same handling characteristics that I can tell.

There is some additional damping however I still bottom out. (hard not too at 300lbs). The sled really works well in the wash-outs now I need to work on the front shocks damping.

I feel it’s a win for EZ-RYDE.

Upper Peninsula, MI

Love our EZRyde muffler

We love the muffler, it looks great, sounds good and the best part is we can have a conversation!

Love the sound of EZRyde Exhaust

I love the sound of the EZRyde, no more waking up the neighbors!

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