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 own-er(s), and we abide by the
local laws concerning vehicle
registration and muffler/
spark arrester requirements.
We are not responsible
for quality of aftermarket
accessories we use.
100 THE GOODS
When you’re 200 miles from the near-
est motorcycle shop and you have no
bars on the cell phone, you better hope
you have the goods.
102 PROJECT BIKE SPOTLIGHT
Riding a two-stroke says something
about its owner. That’s why no two are
alike within a few weeks of leaving the
showroom. This month’s spotlight is on
a Husky that’s half racer, half trail bike.
106 HITS & MISSES
Remember countershaft disc brakes?
Fanny packs? Time-keeping comput-
ers? The Ribi front suspension? We do,
and you will too.
Some hard enduros were made for
spectators, not riders. The Romaniacs
isn’t like that. If you come, you come to
ride—and ride and ride.
120 VINTAGE DAYS
Jeff Fredette is still known as “Mr.
Six Days,” but to a hard-core group of
vintage bike enthusiasts who gather
at Mid-Ohio each year, he’s also “Mr.
14 RAW FILES
28 RIDERS WRITE
98 SUBSCRIPTION INFO/GIFT CARD
126 RIP STEVE SCHMITZ
128 FMF EXHAUST
130 NEW PRODUCTS
132 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
138 BACK IN THE DAY
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