32 KTM DUAL-SPORT &
Last month we saw the 2017 KTM
motocross and cross-country
bikes. Now we get a look at the
redesigned dual-sport line and the
even more redesigned XC-W two-strokes.
38 KAWASAKI MX, 2017
Kawasaki’s 2016 KX250F was
amazingly successful considering
that it hadn’t seen a major redesign
in a very long time. Now it has. The
new KX250F is lighter and has a
42 YAMAHA MX, 2017
The engineers at Yamaha must
drink a lot of coffee. Having redesigned the off-road bikes in previous years, they decided to make
only subtle changes.
48 GAS GAS, 2017
Gas Gas is back from the dead.
The factory is up and running, and
there are new bikes rolling out the
back door. This is a look at the off-
road and trials lines for 2017.
52 THE DUNGEY DRAGON
KTM’s last Open-class two-stroke
was the 380SX over 10 years ago.
Put that motor in a modern chassis
and you have the bike that could
58 DESTRY ABBOTT’S KX500
Destry Abbott might have been the
last national desert rider to stop
racing the Kawasaki KX500, but he
didn’t give up on the bike. Here’s
what’s been going on in his garage
68 PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT
The Boyesen two-stroke revolution highlights the devotion that
Boyesen has shown to the two-stroke engine design. This project
showcases a long list of products
for the YZ250.
72 HONDA AFRICA TWIN
Back in the ’80s Europe got a
Honda adventure bike that was
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