SHIPPING NOTICE: All Orders placed 12/23-12/27 will not be shipped until 12/28. Happy Holidays!!!


Your Cart is Empty

Is Eleletric the future of powersports?? There are many that say it is, what do you think?


Looking at the advances of companies like Tesla, Rivian and even Polaris, it is clear that the industry is moving this direction.


In 2011, Polaris boughtIndian Motorcycle which now has nine electric motorcycles. With Polaris being one of the most well-known companies in powersports, this was a huge step for the industry.


It is obvious that electric off-road vehicles are a blast, ask anyone that has driven one! With that said, high torque and increased acceleration can prove difficult for standardtires. The mix of torque and speed often cause sidewall damage as well as posing a higher risk for flat tires. When the inevitable damage occurs, it is important to be prepared to fix whatever problem you may run into. That is why here at GlueTread, we strive to offer the most versatile sidewall repair options we can.

Regardless of how appealing the product might be, the powersports industry is a difficult industry to break into. With strong brand loyalty and several products that already seem to have endless power, electric toys will have a hard way making their way into the field. TakeAlta Motors for example. In 2016, Alta gave the world their first electric bike model, the Redshift. Even early in 2018, they had four electric bikes available with a fifth one on the way. Alta was experiencing skyrocketing sales, and even secured a large investment from Harley Davidson.


Even with seemingly everything going in their favor, in September of 2018, Alta halted production all together. 


Even so, the EV market continues to grow! Polaris recently announced that in December of 2021, the Ranger EV will be available for purchase boasting 50HP and 1,500 lbs of towing capacity. Here at GlueTread, we are excited to watch this industry develop and continue to provide tire repair solutions for whatever the future may hold!

Leave a comment

Also in News

ATV Sidewall Repair- yep, it's that easy!
ATV Sidewall Repair- yep, it's that easy!

by Andrew Auble April 28, 2021 2 min read 1 Comment

You can use our External Patch Kit anywhere on the tire and it will work! We attached a customer's video to show them putting the kit on and then a few days afterwards when the patch is still working and the tire is still holding air! Check it out!
Side-by-Side and UTV sidewall repair
Side-by-Side and UTV sidewall repair

by Andrew Auble April 28, 2021 1 min read

Take a look at this blog about the headaches of having a flat tire on your utv or side-by-side. We have all been there before! Our kits are perfect for a hole in the sidewall or anywhere on the tire!
(Tire)d of Tire Damage?

by Andrew Auble April 28, 2021 1 min read

Tire damage can happen anywhere and anytime! This blog talks about our kits and how helpful they can be to save you time and money! Take a look at it and let us know what you think!