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A TWO-STROKE MASTERPIECE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Pat Carrigan (Yeah, my photos are dark and out of focus, but Pat can fix them.) A TWO-STROKE MASTERPIECE The iconic Yamaha Banshee has found a place in the hearts of thousands with its two-stroke, twin-cylinder, fire-breathing engine. They scream and sing over dunes, rip through the desert, and are even seen looping around racetracks and negotiating tight trails. After an amazingly long run, Yamaha eventually ceased production of the Banshee in 2006 for the U.S. market.…

A GERMAN BANSHEE

A GERMAN BANSHEE Hi Dirt Wheels,     I'm Robby from Germany and I would like to present my modified Banshee. I bought it in 2013,  my first Banshee after I sold my old 2006 Raptor 700. The Banshee was in a stock condition but was not well maintained. At first, I rebuilt the chassis and the plastic (they were painted very badly). At the next step, I revised the wiring harness. In the end, I could fill a 10-liter bucket with electrical garbage. The other improvements I did from time to time.  This is now an MX quad,…