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By the staff of Dirt Wheels,  Photos by Ken Hill YFZ450R WOODS MACHINE It takes a lot to become a pro-ATV racer. You need commitment to put your all into each race, every practice lap, and have the willingness to put your wellbeing on the line to place a foot on the podium. Countless hours […]


A reader built this custom Yamaha Blaster with a liquid-cooled Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke dirt bike engine in the frame!


— MODIFIED 2006 SUZUKI LTR450 — Keenan Damery didn’t want his Suzuki 450 to look like all the others, so he set out to change it up with a unique visual idea in mind. Along with the special forces military theme he also made sure his Zook had the performance hardware to match the serious […]


— THE LIFE OF A HONDA TRX250R — For this “Reader’s Ride” we go to North Carolina and check out Benjamin Hewett’s 1986 Honda TRX250R. He has owned this legendary two-stroke machine for 10 years and it has been given many updates during that time. Here is a list of the parts it has now: […]


— WILD 2-STROKES & MULTI-CYLINDER 4-STROKES — One place where you’re sure to see modified quads is at the sand dunes. Some are set up for getting to the top of a dune as quickly as possible and others are set up to improve the overall fun of carving sand dunes. Lone Star Racing is […]

BA Motorsports TRX250R Build

Old school gets a makeover! The TRX250R is a widely popular quad among two stroke lovers because of its light frame, good handling and the liquid cooled engine paired with a six-speed close ratio transmission. So, when we caught wind of a one of a kind ’87 TRX made to dominate flat track races, we […]

HOW-TO: Turn your ATV into a drag racer

In recent issues Dirt Wheels has tantalized readers with race reports and photos about the exciting sport of ATV sand drag track racing—sanctioned drag races on a professionally groomed 300-foot track complete with NHRA-ype drag race timing lights. Now you’re thinking about modifying your ATV into a more serious contender on the track and increasing […]