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STREET-LEGAL 3-WHEELER

STREET-LEGAL 3-WHEELER In most states, a 3-wheeler is considered a motorcycle and is regulated under those rules. Motorcycles are street legal if they come with the required equipment, so, therefore, 3-wheelers can fall under the street legal category too. The easiest way to make a 3-wheeler street legal is, to begin with a street-legal dirt […]

KTM 505 SX

By the Staff of Dirt Wheels KTM 505 SX What is the best high-performance quad? If you’re talking about what you can buy new today then that would have to be Yamaha’s YFZ450R. However, if you were going to include all quads made in the last 10 years, then you’d have to consider the KTM […]

HOT 1979 HONDA ATC70

By the Staff of Dirt Wheels HOT 1979 HONDA ATC70 Francis Raynauld is a Dirt Wheels reader up in Quebec, Canada and here is the 1979 Honda ATC70 that he put together. You’ll note that the engine is not the stock 70 unit.  It is a 160cc engine purchased from one of those pit bike […]

HONDA ATC450RF

By the staff of Dirt Wheels HONDA ATC450RF It seems like 3-wheelers have been gaining in popularity the past few years. So much so that all of the manufacturers have a bunch of new 3-wheelers in their showrooms now. Okay, we’re making a joke. In case you didn’t know, 1986 was the last model year […]

KTM 2-STROKE 3-WHEELER

By the staff of Dirt Wheels KTM 2-STROKE 3-WHEELER It would be great if KTM made 3-wheelers, but since they don’t Nico Smith built one himself down in Laredo, Texas. He started with the frame of a 2002 KTM 250 SX dirt bike. For the engine, he installed a freshly rebuilt 2003 KTM 300 EXC […]

KAWASAKI KFX450R RACER

KAWASAKI KFX450R RACER Hi Dirt Wheels, my name is Mack McDermott from Rhode Island. This is my 2009 Kawasaki KFX450R. Bought it a little over a year ago in bone stock form and after riding a track a few times I decided to get full-blown into racing and build my KFX450 to as close to […]

MONSTER HONDAS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels MONSTER HONDAS Liberty Customz is a company in the Houston, Texas area that specializes in Honda 4x4s. They make the parts to help your Honda conquer the gnarliest mud holes. Their tall A-arms and stretched swing arms will lift your Honda up higher and their axle paddles will provide […]

LOUISIANA RAPTOR

LOUISIANA RAPTOR LOUISIANA RAPTOR Travis Heltz has been reading Dirt Wheels and riding quads down in southern Louisiana for many years. His first quad was a 1993 Yamaha Blaster and then he moved up to a 1996 Yamaha Banshee. From there he graduated to a newer 1999 Banshee and then a 2011 Raptor 700R SE. […]

HOW MANY ATCs DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY ATCs DO YOU SEE? Preston Frasier is a man who loves Honda 3-wheelers. He began collecting them some time ago and each year his ATC fleet has grown larger. One of his annual traditions is to roll his entire ATC collection out into the yard and take some pictures of them. Preston has […]

CUSTOM RENEGADE 1000 BUILD

CUSTOM RENEGADE 1000 BUILD In the world of high-performance 4×4 quads, there are two models that stand at the top of the pecking order. One is the Scrambler made by Polaris, and the other is the Renegade made by Can-Am. The one we’ll focus on here is the Can-Am version.  It is the Renegade X […]

ATC SCREAMS THE BLUES

ATC SCREAMS THE BLUES Bradley Bamber is a Dirt Wheels reader in Australia. In that country, most people live either on the east coast (Sidney) or the west coast (Perth). Bradley does his riding on the western side which has plenty of sand dunes along the coast. Here is the 1986 Honda ATC250R that Bradley […]

UTV TAKEOVER INVADES OKLAHOMA

UTV TAKEOVER INVADES OKLAHOMA It was tons of fun for everyone when the UTV Takeover Invades Oklahoma event came to Little Sahara State Park in Waynoka, Oklahoma. This was back in September of 2020. Cara Miller was nice enough to send us some good photos of the action. From the looks of things, it seems […]