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DUNCAN RACING HONDA 250R

By the staff of Dirt Wheels DUNCAN RACING HONDA 250R. After only four years in production (1986–1989), the Honda Fourtrax 250R became the most popular sport ATV of its time, and they sold tens of thousands of them easily. In the 1990s and early 2000s, many were transformed into masterpieces like what you see here. It was a time without current production machines to build and compete with, but that didn’t stop hungry racers from using the best, and at that time, it was hands down the best 250R two-stroke. Today,…

RACE-READY YFZ450R

By the staff of Dirt Wheels RACE-READY YFZ450R. What it takes to be a champion: skill, talent, strength, commitment, motivation, courage, endurance, and much more. That’s the stuff WORCS 2018 ATV Pro Championship winner Mile Sloan is made of. However, some of the most crucial aspects of a pro racer’s program are a machine that is built for battles and a team that supports the effort. Duncan Racing International has been in the pages of Dirt Wheels quite a lot throughout 2019 and 2020 issues. That simply stems…

ELKA’S NEW SAND SHOCK

ELKA'S NEW SAND SHOCK Elka Suspension Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the new Sand Edition shock platform specifically designed for select high-performance UTVs. This new product is available now for the 2015 to 2020 Polaris RZR 1000 XP 4 / XP 4 Turbo and 2016 to 2020 Can-Am Maverick X3 X-RS. Available configurations are 2.5" piggyback front shocks combined with 3.0" rear shocks with remote reservoirs.  “We developed this new Sand Edition platform as an affordable alternative for recreational sand riding.…

PROJECT ATV: Honda TRX450R Rat Rod Quad

The “rat rod” culture has been around since the ’50s. Back then, guys would take a worn-down car from the early 1900s to 1950s, chop and lower it, remove the fenders and add some serious horsepower, along with a couple of flashy parts. The rusty remnants of years of abuse and weathering on the body usually remain. There are several variations of the styles of rat rods depending on the owner or builder of the car. Some of the more notable trendsetters of the rat rod movement would be artists like Von Dutch for his Flying Eye…