Characteristics and management issues
Although originally used for agricultural purposes,
over the last five years these vehicles have increasingly been
used for recreational activities.
The activity is male orientated and focused
on a young market.
They are less likely to be associated with
local clubs and/or the national representative organisation
of the activity, the Auto-Cycle Union.
Voluntary management measures and education
programmes developed in conjunction with equipment suppliers
and hire companies may be effective in targeting participants.
Information contained in operating manuals
may also be a good method of targeting.
Tuition is often not required as users can