Pirelli takes its rubber very seriously and
makes tires for virtually everything. We
got the chance to be factory test riders
for the company on tracks, trails and
roads in Italy.
There are very few states where desert,
mountain and prairie meet the way they
do in Idaho. The population is low and the
adventure is high, making it the perfect
A good adventure ride takes an interest-
ing combination of savvy, equipment and
creature comforts. “The Goods” is our
monthly display of all things for the trip.
98;2017 OFF-ROAD BIKE
We’re seeing an interesting shift in the
off-road world. More two-strokes are
available, while many off-road bikes have
gone dual-sport. These are the dedicated
off-road bikes for 2017.
112 THE INTERNATIONAL SIX-DAY
For years we’ve been trying, and for years
we’ve failed. Oh, wait, this just in: At the
2016 ISDE in Spain, the U.S. Trophy team
finally won. Here’s how it happened.
120 DUBYA WHEEL REBUILD
121 N2DIRT SUSPENSION
122 NEW PRODUCTS
124 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
130 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.