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ATV PROJECT: TRANGHESE DESIGNS KAWASAKI KFX450R

A true Team Greenie builds a masterpiece By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Papperazzi Imaging and Films/www.papperazziimagingandfilms.com and Karel Kramer Albert Tranghese barely missed the three-wheeler era, but embraced quads in general and Kawasaki quads specifically as a teen. His first machine was a 1988 Kawasaki Tecate 4 two-stroke. As hard as that was, Tranghese remained loyal to Team Green, aside from 2005 to 2007. He felt the KFX400 was no longer competitive, so he raced Honda TRX450Rs.  As you can…

PROJECT UTV: KOMBUSTION RZR S OVERLANDER

Toys on top By the staff of Dirt Wheels PROJECT UTV: Do you know that Hair Club commercial where the spokesman claims that he doesn’t simply own the company but he is also a client? The same applies to Travis Gardner and Ryan Flanders. Together they own Kombustion Motorsports in Salt Lake Valley, Utah. And like the guy from Hair Club, they not only build trick UTVs for customers, they are customers. A few years ago we experienced rock crawling in Flanders’ Polaris RZR XP 1000 4. Since then he and his wife Kristen have…

SUPERNOVARZR TURBO S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels SUPERNOVARZR TURBO S This Polaris RZR Turbo S, also known as SuperNovaRZR, is the second Loomis family build featured in Dirt Wheels. When Wyoming’s Robert Loomis had his Kombustion-built TombRZR 2016 RZR Turbo featured in Dirt Wheels, it fulfilled his dream of having one of his machines in a magazine. He still loves and drives that build, but he tried our RZR Turbo S while we were shooting his machine. After that brief drive, we could see the hunger for a new Turbo S. We don’t know…

FUEL OFF ROAD: 2018 CAN-AM BUILD

We had an awesome opportunity to shoot Fuel Off Road's new 2018 Can-Am build in the Idaho dunes, and it was also just displayed at Sand Sport Super Show in Costa Mesa. Fuel started with a 2018 Can Am Maverick X3 X RS Turbo R and gave it a slick new makeover. The guys at BFD Off-Road fabricated an awesome curved cage with a scoop roof to allow prime air flow. Baja Designs lights and Buggy Whip Inc. LED's keep the rig well lit for epic night runs and the wiring for all that glow comes together with an XTC powersports…