Who we are
YoungChoppers is a part of Sablicon Media. It is a free resource for motorcyclists, ATV riders, and pretty much anyone that wants to ride anything other than a conventional vehicle. Our team consists of champion motocross bikers, certified motorcycle mechanics, and long-time industry veterans who know what works and what does not.
What’s our goal? We aim to help people who are considering becoming motorcyclists, ATV or UTV riders, or even snowmobile owners, and we strive to offer them reliable and well-researched information in terms of everything from safety and regulations to choosing the appropriate gear for every type of rider.
What we do
We rely on the concept of Simplexity as much as we possibly can. What that means for us is that we try to help people save time (and some headaches, too) when making the best purchase for their budgets and needs. We try to simplify the complexity, terminology, and jargon many brands use in their marketing materials. We always strive to help consumers make the best buying decision, so they can continue to enjoy their motorcycles and four-wheelers.
Our mission is to provide buying advice to newbie and eager motorcyclists, but also focus on what makes any ride as safe as possible. We’ve tackled a variety of topics on our site over time — they range from safety tips and local regulations to the legal requirements of a variety of areas across the world, including the United States and Canada.
We believe that the best advice is free.
Our mission is creating a better world for all motorcyclists, we also dream of making all accidents preventable. We strongly believe that all motorcycle riding experiences can be improved in some way or the other, whether that be by choosing the right kind of equipment or by building a safe and preventable riding mindset.
We also want to make motorcycle and ATV riding as hassle-free as possible, for anyone, regardless of their experience or background. This is the reason why we exist – to make your life easier and safer.
Our research explained
Our team is composed of several motorcyclists and ATV experts and they differ in terms of age, experience, and the routes that they have conquered with their bikes. As you might expect, our articles are created based on the recommendations of these riders as they have come across a variety of issues in the past.
Our experts review the topics that we have for the YoungChoppers editorial calendar. They have first-hand testing experiences with the products before beginning the research process, and then they correlate their own needs (and those of other motorcycle and ATV riders) with the products that are currently available. Following this process, their drafts are also checked by our editors. This is how we manage to have several pieces of content published and updated every month.
We care. We care about YOU, the rider, and we also care about your RIDE.
We will never jeopardize rider safety. That’s why we exist. To keep you safe and help you choose gear that’s going to keep you alive (and comfortable) to enjoy the rest of your life with your loved ones.
Meet our team
As a staff writer, Alin is in charge of developing content for our website. He is passionate about motorcycles, ATVs, as well as a variety of other vehicles. He holds a BA in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Human Resource Management, and he’s helped us grow our project over the years.
Cristina is our project manager. She has been in love with motorcycles and the way they work for many years now. She’s watched her motorbiking friends work on their bikes time and again and she’s learned quite a bit about safety and regulations in the meantime. Her long-time marketing experience also comes in handy.
As a content editor, Irina is in charge of editing the vast majority of our articles on a monthly basis. She is highly skilled in copywriting and editing, and she’s most passionate about keeping motorbikers safe by making sure they wear the right motorcycling protective gear.
LorinDirector of content
Lorin is our Director of Content. He manages our editorial calendar and keeps in touch with our staff writers and in his spare time, he loves to run and find balance in an array of outdoor activities. He also enjoys reading as much about motorcycles as he possibly can.
As a website editor and web developer, Marian knows how to handle the technical aspects of our website. He is a person you can always count on, and his hard work and experience have brought value to Young Choppers over the years. In his spare time, he loves to work on his car.
Vlad is one of our most reliable and trustworthy staff writers. He holds a BA in Applied Modern Languages and is a long-time lover of automobiles and motorcycles. In his spare time, he loves to work on his bike and spend time with his friends.
Warren Zahn is a Harley-Davidson guy. Having ridden all over the country and over 300 curves on the Dragon’s Tail (Tail of the Dragon for some), Warren knows the Harley life. He customizes, modifies and repairs his own bike and has been turning wrenches for over 40 years.
Justin Colvin has been riding dirt bikes, motorcycles and generally anything else with an engine and wheels since he could walk. Justin is typically found racing, hunting, fishing or spending time with family. After an honorable discharge from the US Army, he has regularly raced MotorCross on his Suzuki and MotoCross-Country.
Matt has been riding dirtbikes, ATV’s scooters, and everything in between since he was four years old. With three decades unders his belt now there are few challenges Matt has not faced either on the streets, in the repair shop, or out in the wild on a trail. When given the option Matt prefers to ride with friends in nature versus streets. Matt’s professional experience includes over ten years in the military with a large portion of that time in Special Forces. Matt’s work has taken him around the world where he as experienced biking and ATV’s on almost every continent.