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DIRT BIKE • SEPTEMBER 2015• VOLUME 45, NO. 9
ON THE COVER: It could be a piece of history or a glimpse of the future—our Peak CRF250R project. Photo: Ron. And, Husky finally gives up the
FE450 for the U.S.
ON THIS PAGE: Ian Reid captured Tyler Wykoff during the Inyan Kara National Enduro.
82 SARDEGNA RALLY
Of all the events in the World Rally Championship,
Sardegna is the most accessible for the real rider with
his real bike on a real budget. And when you’re done,
you’re still in Italy!
88 THE GOODS
This month we set our sights on situations and
solutions for the long haul, where emergences can be
game-enders or just part of the fun.
94 LAST DOG STANDING
Last year several pro riders made the mistake of
bragging that the Last Dog Standing wasn’t so tough.
This year they paid for those comments. Only four
riders finished, and all were humbled.
102 PRO RIDING TIPS
Mike Brown remains one of the smartest, fittest and
most talented riders in the world. We’re lucky enough
to have him offer insight on how he got there.
18 RAW FILES
32 RIDERS WRITE
66 SUBSCRIPTION INFO/
FREE GIFT CARD
86 PRODUCT TEST: SEAT CONCEPTS
104 PRODUCT TEST: MSR
106 NEW PRODUCTS
108 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
114 BACK IN THE DAY