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KTM 505 SX

— Hall of fame machinery — What is the best high-performance quad? Well, 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 505 SX. […]

HOT 1979 HONDA ATC70

— Radical flat track racer — 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 companies. Their motor mounts […]

HONDA ATC450RF

—  Do-it-yourself 3-wheeler — 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 for new 3-wheelers. However, […]

KTM 2-STROKE 3-WHEELER

— Ultimate dream machine — 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 2-stroke. The seat and […]

KAWASAKI KFX450R RACER

— Dirt Wheels reader builds a National level ATV MX race machine — 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 […]

MONSTER HONDAS

— Liberty Customz mud machines — 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 extra drive […]

LOUISIANA RAPTOR

— Born on the bayou — 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 […]

HOW MANY ATCs DO YOU SEE?

— Is this the largest vintage Honda 3-wheeler collection? — 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 […]

CUSTOM RENEGADE 1000 BUILD

— High-performance swamp monster — 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 […]

ATC SCREAMS THE BLUES

— In the land down under — 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 […]

PLAYING IN THE SAND AT LITTLE SAHARA

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

HONDUKI 450R

— Part Honda, part Suzuki — Dirt Wheels magazine has the best readers. They have the most passion for ATVs and UTVs. This is proven by the machines they build. Take for example this quad here owned by Donald Lovell. We’ll let him tell you about it… Hey Dirt Wheels, Here is the quad I […]