BIKES

Review: Norco Torrent 7.1

April 29, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

This is our third annual roundup of trail bikes that aren’t priced to the stratosphere. We could call them affordable, budget, real-world, blue-collar or college-fund-friendly, but someone would take offense at our assumption of disposable

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Blast From the Past: Spine Owner’s Manual

April 28, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in Dirt Rag Issue #142, published in May 2009. Words by David Alden-St. Pierre, MS, PA-C. Medical illustrations by Molly Thompson of Thompson Medical Illustrations. There’s nothing like an

BIKES

Review: Charge Cooker 4

April 27, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

This is our third annual roundup of trail bikes that aren’t priced to the stratosphere. We could call them affordable, budget, real-world, blue-collar or college-fund-friendly, but someone would take offense at our assumption of disposable

GEAR

New Juliana Joplin 29 or 27plus

April 26, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Not to be outdone by big brother, Juliana announced an updated Joplin to coincide with the new Santa Cruz Tallboy (since they’re basically the same bike). The new Joplin shares a frame with the Tallboy, but

Inside Line

New Santa Cruz Tallboy 29 and 27plus

April 26, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

The original Santa Cruz Tallboy is arguably the bike that signalled 29ers acceptance into the mainstream/cool kids’ cycling club. That’s not to say there wasn’t good 29er before the Tallboy or that it had the

BIKES

Review: Marin Attack Trail 7

April 22, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

This is our third annual roundup of trail bikes that aren’t priced to the stratosphere. We could call them affordable, budget, real-world, blue-collar or college-fund-friendly, but someone would take offense at our assumption of disposable

BIKES

Review: Devinci Hendrix RS

April 21, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

This is our third annual roundup of trail bikes that aren’t priced to the stratosphere. We could call them affordable, budget, real-world, blue-collar or college-fund-friendly, but someone would take offense at our assumption of disposable

Bike Industry News

First Ride: Rocky Mountain Pipeline

April 20, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

For some riders the name Pipeline will bring up old memories of adjustable travel URT suspension and Giro Switchblade helmets. But put those thoughts out of your head. This new bike might as well be

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Vulture’s Knob, Ohio

April 20, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

From the MTB Project description: “‘The Knob’ is considered the most unusual technical singletrack in northeastern Ohio. Small painted signs give indication about what to expect around the next turn, with names like Rock Tunnel, Fern