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2-stroke atvs

WHEN TWO-STROKES RULED THE EARTH

WHEN TWO-STROKES RULED THE EARTH Two-stroke engines are perfect for off-road vehicles and ATVs. They're powerful, but yet simple and lightweight. No matter if they're in two-wheelers, three-wheelers, or four-wheelers, two-stroke engines…
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QUADZILLA vs. LT-R450: DUNCAN RACING SHOOTOUT

QUADZILLA vs. LT-R450: DUNCAN RACING SHOOTOUT Dune season is right around the corner. We know you’re itching for cooler weather so you can migrate back into the desert. Now is the time to polish that chrome, freshen that engine, and get…
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THE BANSHEE: YAMAHA’S GREATEST QUAD

By the staff of Dirt Wheels THE BANSHEE: YAMAHA'S GREATEST QUAD When it comes to quad riders, which group is the most passionate, enthusiastic, and hardcore of all? Well, we'd have to say the owners of two-stroke quads. Honda TRX250R…
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TWO-STROKE QUAD SHOOTOUT

TWO-STROKE QUAD SHOOTOUT *Back in the June 1987 issue of Dirt Wheels, we did a comparison of the three hottest 250 quads you could buy at that time. Below is a reprint of that original article for your viewing pleasure.…
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PHOTO FEATURE: READERS’ RIDES

By the staff of Dirt Wheels PHOTO FEATURE: READERS’ RIDES As the world’s largest ATV/UTV magazine, we have many readers outside the USA. Take for example Stephen Fletcher, who lives in Ireland. He was proud to send us this photo…
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CUSTOM BANSHEE BUILD

CUSTOM BANSHEE BUILD How many twin-cylinder, two-stroke quads has there ever been? The Banshee is the only one. Yamaha caught the world totally off-guard when they came out with this unique machine back in 1987. No other ATV…
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TWO-STROKE YFZ300

TWO-STROKE YFZ300 Gerald Tramble is a Dirt Wheels reader who lives in France. Just like many of us in the USA, he has a strong passion for ATV racing. ATV motocross is very popular in Europe too. As expected, Yamaha's YFZ450 is a machine…
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BANSHEE SPOTTERS GUIDE

BANSHEE SPOTTERS GUIDE So, what year Banshee do you own? Perhaps you can get an idea by its colors and this chart shows them all. Which year model Banshee looked the best? Was it the classic red and white of the very first year in 1987? Or…
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HONDA TRX363R TEST

HONDA TRX363R TEST Honda TRX250Rs don’t have fans. They attract devotees—riders and owners with a two-stroke obsession that infests every cell with a sneaky efficiency that would make a papa virus proud. Like many TRX250R…
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HONDA TRX350R 2-STROKE QUAD

HONDA TRX350R 2-STROKE QUAD What has been considered the greatest high-performance quad of all time? Well, most of the experts agree that Honda's TRX250R set the standard when it first came out in 1986. It handled very well, had good…
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2-STROKE TUESDAY SUPER BANSHEE

-- YES, IT'S INCREDIBLY FAST -- Here is one of Tyler Clark's Banshees. This twin-cylinder, 2-stroke Yamaha is far from stock. In fact, there may not be one stock part on it. First of all, the chassis is made by Stellar Machine &…
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