DIRT BIKE Magazine (ISSN 0364-1546; Canada GST 12500#9266RT;
CPC INT’L. PUB MAIL #40024492), SEPTEMBER 2017, Volume 47, Number
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104 SUZUKI V-STROM 650XT
Back in 2004, it became the secret
adventure bike that surprised even
Suzuki. Now that the V-Strom 650 is an
established piece of adventure culture,
it gets its biggest change yet.
110 THE GOODS
This is our monthly tribute to the
molecular level of adventure biking,
with parts and gear bonding together
to make a bigger whole.
70 HUSQVARNA TPI
We dive into the newest addition to
the electronic world. The Husqvarna
TE250i is cleaner and premix-free, but
is it the answer?
116 LAST DOG STANDING
America is just now beginning to
recognize suffering as a form of recreation. The Prairie Dogs’ Last Dog
Standing is a Southern California celebration of pain on wheels.
124 GLOBAL RACE REPORT
Between the rocks of Erzberg, the
stretches of Baja and the trenches
of the U.S. GNCC series, it’s been an
28 RIDERS WRITE
130 SUBSCRIPTION INFO/GIFT CARD
132 VELMAR HELMET
134 DAL SOGGIO SPHERE 4CS FORK
136 RAW FILES
138 NEW PRODUCTS
140 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
146 BACK IN THE DAY