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DIRT BIKE • FEBRUARY 2015• VOLUME 45, NO. 2
ON THE COVER: Cody Webb rides the Dirt Bike KTM Freeride for Lawson’s Nikon the morning after winning the 2014 EnduroCross championship.
ON THIS PAGE: Taddy Blazusiak tries to be gentle as he grinds Nick Thompson into the matrix at Ontario. Photo Lawson.
98 ENDUROCROSS FINAL
Once upon a time, it seemed that Taddy Blazusiak could win
any EnduroCross he entered. That’s not true anymore. Cody
Webb is the new champ, despite Taddy’s nearly perfect
performance in the Ontario finale.
ADVENTURE BIKE ACTION
Adventure bikes come later in the year than full-time dirt
bikes. The shows in Orlando, Florida, Milan, Italy, and
Cologne, Germany, reveal the latest in adventure, plus late-
breaking dirt news.
76 REAL WORLD RALLY
Charles Jirsa has turned wrenches for riders like Nate
Woods and Kurt Caselli. In this case, he worked for Charles
Jirsa, building a custom race bike for the Baja Rally out of
parts from the real world.
26 RAW FILES
28 RIDERS WRITE
66 SUBSCRIPTION INFO
82 THE GOODS
102 PRODUCT TESTS
106 NEW PRODUCTS
108 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
114 BACK IN THE DAY