;78;THE KDX RIDES AGAIN The Kawasaki KDX200 was supposed to be a family trail bike, but it became so much more. Jeff Fredette rode it to 22 medals in the ISDE. We’re hoping for one more. 84;AFRICA TWIN: DIRT INJECTION The adventure bike world is still buzz- ing from the release of the CRF1000L Africa Twin, which is the most dirt-worthy 1000cc twin ever sold to the public. We want more. 100 PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT If you take a 2016 CRF450R to an extreme environment, you better do your homework. Between the Rekluse clutch, an IMS tank and IRC IX09 Gekkota tires, this one is ready for a knockout.
104 MX BIKE BUYER’S GUIDE
It’s not just about four-strokes anymore.
Of the 40 bikes in this year’s MX bike
buyer’s guide, over half are two-strokes,
with new hardware and fresh thinking.
116 SNOW TO GRAVEL
You would think that the extremes of
snowmobile competition would have
nothing in common with the gravelly hills
of Erzberg. The one common element is
122 NEW ENGLAND REUNION
The rocky woods of New England have
a reputation for producing some of the
toughest rides and the toughest riders in
America. Any time they get back together,
128 NEW PRODUCTS
132 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
138 BACK IN THE DAY
WARNING: Much of the action depicted in this
magazine is potentially dangerous. Virtually all of the
riders seen in our photos are experienced experts or
professionals. Do not attempt to duplicate any stunts
that are beyond your own capabilities. Always wear the
appropriate safety gear. Dirt Bike does all of its testing
and photography legally on public land, or private land
with permission from the owner(s), and we abide by
the local laws concerning vehicle registration and muff-ler/spark arrester requirements. We are not responsible for quality of aftermarket accessories we use.