Powersports of Joplin purveys ATVs, dirt bikes, scooters, accessories, and more to intrepid motorists and aspiring athletes alike. Dealing in recognizable name brands such as Honda, Yamaha, and Suzuki, Powersports supplies both new and previously owned mountable funmobiles and everything needed to pilot them safely and effectively. Feminine riders may become enamored of the women’s rogue jacket by Icon, a sporty tear-resistant canvas creation with zippered sleeves and a removable waist section, perfect for changing up styles and acquiring irresistible half-torso tans ($250.85). F-16 gloves by Fly Racing protect prehensile throttle-grippers in a variety of colors, such as black, blue, red, and yellow ($18.95–19.95), and a youth sentinel roost guard by Thor offers young daredevils the protection they need and the Power-Ranger nostalgia they deserve ($74.95). Or, opt to translate dreams into tangible realities by applying this Groupon toward a 2011 Suzuki RM-Z250, a peppy motocross bike with 249 cc of mud-muddling engine ability ($7,299+).
Chopper Charter Branson's flights range from aerial photography to scenic tours and hands-on instruction and training. Each student learns on the Robinson R44 helicopter, touted as the most popular helicopter in the world. The FAA-certified air carrier meticulously maintains their choppers, taking all safety precautions and plopping them onto a treadmill for at least 30 minutes, three to five times a week.
Inspired by the same brainwaves as the Build-A-Bear Workshop, RIDEMAKERZ allows visitors to construct a customized toy car from the axles up with dozens of options that add up to more than 649 million unique combinations. Guests begin by choosing a body from a stock of Vipers, Corvettes, Mustangs, trucks, and hot rods that can then be accessorized with free stock parts or specialty chassis, tires, rims, and oil slicks. The hot-lava Chevy Camaro sports a metaphor for the rubber it plans to burn with orange flames on its sides ($32), and the jewel-blue RZ Rascal body pairs its smooth curves with working headlights and taillights ($22). Sets of multicolored or racing slick tires ($4 for two) maintain traction while being pushed across carpets or hardwood floors. Glistening hubcaps ($3–$4 for two), undercarriage glow lighting ($10), and other car accessories offer further customization, and sound-effect chips ($3–$4.50) relieve vocal cords strained by persistent engine imitations. Builders can also upgrade to a radio-controlled street chassis ($25) to assert hands-free control over the vehicle's movements.
The I-Car–certified auto experts at 2nd Chance Auto & Detailing keep cars, motorcycles, RVs, and boats shipshape with precise detailing services. They draw on more than a decade of combined experience in auto and yacht detailing as they scour transports onsite or hit the road looking for posh yachts and war elephants to clean up. Inside their detailing toolboxes are products from Auto Magic, 3M, and Meguiar's. A Reward 4 Schools membership allows 2nd Chance Auto & Detailing to promote its expertise while also supporting local schools.
Nixa's small-engine masters meticulously comb small engines to ascertain any problematic issues then rejuvenate equipment with part replacement and tuning treatments. Discover the cause behind frozen leaf-blowers, uncrankable lawnmowers, and misfiring lawn-gnome launchers with a thorough diagnostic session. Nixa's professionals disassemble dead motors and inspect every moving component to determine what actions are necessary to breathe new life into troubled tools, and, with today's first option, reduce the cost of any parts and postinspection labor hours by $25. Opt for more preventative measures and gift gas-powered gadgets with a full tune-up to prevent mechanical breakdowns and unionized mower strikes. Dull blades will be sharpened, and belts, batteries, pulleys, axles, tires, and other required components undergo careful scrutiny before small- and large-scale systems bid adieu to worn filters and spark plugs in exchange for new, pristine parts.
Using a toolkit of Meguiar's car-care products and a decade's worth of know-how, the maintenance magicians at Epic Rides are suitably equipped to prime roadsters, boats, motorcycles, and jalopies to withstand the elements. The team of technicians can travel to customers’ locations, detailing rides by hand in driveways or backyard marinas, or they can polish the chrome of a hog or truck at the shop. Although well-versed in sprucing up vehicles of all makes, models, and hues, the teams specializes in refurbishing the bodies of black-colored vehicles, whose nicks can appear more pronounced than those of their candy-colored counterparts. Epic Rides’ other forte revolves around sealing and polishing all types of rims, including chrome and custom powder-coated rims, to protect them from fading, chipping, rusting, and scratching.