ATK was the first manufacturer to offer Electric Start on a high-powered thumper 4-stroke. This little push button created a big advantage in racing on dead engine starts and when you killed the motor.
ATK moves from Southern California to Centerville Utah.
ATK has manufactured law enforcement dual sport and supermotard type motorcycles for:
Los Angeles Police, San Francisco Police, San Diego Sheriffs and San Bernardino Sheriffs and others agencies.
For 4 large motorcycle manufacturers.
World’s largest single 2-stroke by 200cc.
480 tons of Cannondale’s powersports production assets are acquired and moved to
ATK’s Centerville Utah manufacturing facility.
Changes: 430 to 450 displacement, crank, coolant porting, EFI, wiring harness, motorcycle & quad chassis mods
The new platform subsequently wins 3 national championship in the US & Canada