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Dune Buggies

Bruce Meyers in his Fountain Valley shop in 1969. Meyers invented the Meyers Manx dune buggy. (Car and Driver Magazine)
The first Manx club meeting. ()
A Manx roars down Pikes Peak. ()
James Crotzer of Glendale took advantage of balmy breezes by racing his dune buggy in the hills near Castaic. (Ken Lubas / LAT)
2004 Baja 500 off-road race in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. A dune buggy races under a crowded pedestrian bridge in the last stretch of the Baja 500 in a dry river bed near downtown Ensenada. (Damon Winter / LAT)
A dune buggy with three riders rears back as it reaches the top of a sand dune. Spectators watch from almost 300 feet below. (Art Rogers / LAT)
Mark Meulpolder pops a wheelie at the Oceano Dunes State Recreation Area. (Steve Osman / LAT)