JULY 2015 / DIRT BIKE 5
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DIRT BIKE • JULY 2015• VOLUME 45, NO. 7
ON THE COVER: KTM just reset your watch to 2016. The 350XC-F is among eight all-new models previewed for next year.
ON THIS PAGE: Eli Tomac finished the Supercross season strong. Photo Tyler Johnson.
64 AMERICA’S OFF-ROAD LEGENDS
Each year the DB staff chooses the list of the best off-road riders
of the season. What happens when you pick the best of all seasons?
84 TIMES REMEMBERED
Mark Kiel is one of the greatest motocross photographers in the
world. He allowed us to peek inside his vault of memories at the
great events of the ’70s and ’80s.
94 WORCS SAND HOLLOW
Off-road racing in the west isn’t pretty. The WORCS Sand Hollow
race in Hurricane, Utah, is the exception to the rule, with its
sprawling dunes and sparkling lake-front start.
98 PRO RIDING TIPS
Geoff Aaron shares the art of the stoppie. Yes, it’s only a trick for
showoffs, but in case there’s ever a Stoppie World Championship,
you’ll be ready.
26 RAW FILES
28 RIDERS WRITE
50 SUBSCRIPTION INFO
100 PRODUCT TESTS
106 NEW PRODUCTS
108 MR. KNOW-IT-ALL
114 BACK IN THE DAY