Can We Rally Race A Suzuki V-Strom 800DE?

  • 23 days ago
Is it possible to race a modern adventure bike in a desert rally race? That’s the question we asked after watching Paris-Dakar videos from the early ‘90s. So we decided to create a modern version of Suzuki's legendary DR Big Paris-Dakar racer. We spent months building a 2023 V-Strom 800DE for the 2024 NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally, and now it’s time to go racing! Will we make it to the finish?

Ride along with Cycle World as we race 1350 miles through Baja, Mexico.

Build video: https://youtu.be/-5j7Ue_tQwE?si=OlaLx5NANbcexQhS

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