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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.…