You might not be the fastest machine in your group with UTV tracks on your rig, but you will be virtually unstoppable come winter. Sure you may not be able to beat a snowmobile in a drag race, but if you’re varmint calling in the Sierras, riding deep to access your cabin in the Rockies, or simply going about your day-to-day chores in Alaska during winter, capability in snow and mud trumps for most riders. Many tracks for the Honda Pioneer utilize a 45% gear reduction. So in addition to going half as fast as it normally would, you machine will also use twice the gas. However, the endless freedom and opportunities to explore destinations untouched makes snow tracks a very appealing accessory to a lot of riders. Companies like Camoplast / Camso make a range of side-by-side tracks designed exclusively for the Honda 1000, 700, and 500, which require no frame strengthening or additional modifications. In terms of performance, these Honda Pioneer tracks are bulletproof. They’ll power your machine through deep snow, powder, and all kinds of slush. But be warned, you’ll get covered with snow inside the cab if you don’t have an enclosure.
Honda Pioneer snow tracks are designed to give the machine more ground clearance for better performance in deep snow. While they typically give you a good 15-16 inches of clearance — well enough to clear a 5-gallon bucket — they’ll only raise your Pioneer around 4-5 inches. This may be insignificant to some, but for those with hight restrictions due to the size of their enclosed toy haulers or low-ceiling garages, it is a factor that shouldn’t be overlooked. Regardless of which tracks you get for your Honda Pioneer, you should always take your machine around the yard after the installation process in order to let the suspension settle and to make sure the tracks are “tracking” properly. And before you adjust the steering, tighten your tracks to the manufacturer’s specifications. Use your tracked out Honda Pioneer on snow or use it to access uneven swampy areas with a few stream crossings. No matter what you need them for, Everything Honda Offroad has the tracks for you.