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
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and photography legally on public land, or private land
with permission from the owner(s), and we abide by
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42 YAMAHA YZ250X REBOOT
Yamaha’s first two-stroke off-road bike in
a decade made big news when it hit the
market. Here’s where the YZ250X is after a
year of twists and tweaks.
82 DICK’S RACING YZ450FX
In the KTM-dominated world of western
Hare & Hound racing, a Yamaha tends to
stick out. Skyler Howes’ YZ450FX is a
secret that’s hard to keep.
86 PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT
The guys at Western Powersports took a
YZ250F and reshaped it into a display for
the incredible variety of goods they partner
with—from FMF to Devol and Hinson.
90 PRO CIRCUIT RM-Z250
No one accused the 2016 Suzuki RM-Z250
of being a secret advantage in the 250
motocross world. Pro Circuit made it their
mission to bring the bike up to the next
94 TERRA REVISITED
When Husqvarna moved to Austria there
were a number of good things left behind.
The Terra 650 was one of them. We find a
leftover and build a budget adventure bike
100 THE GOODS
Adventure isn’t about the bike, the hardware, the gear or the stuff you carry. Or,
at least, it isn’t about those things if you’re
prepared. Here’s our monthly look at the
background music of a good ride.
18 RAW FILES
32 RIDERS WRITE
- FLY RACING PATROL ADV GEAR
- LS2 MX453 HELMET
112 NEW PRODUCTS
114 SUBSCRIPTION INFO/GIFT CARD
116 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
122 BACK IN THE DAY
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