FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Millstone Hill, Vermont

July 29, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Millstone Hill trail system near Barre, Vermont, is not long but it is unique. The trails wind above water-filled abandoned quarries, through northern hardwood and coniferous forests and along exposed granite spines. The ride featured here

BIKES

First Ride: Salsa Timberjack 27plus

July 28, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Ed note: This is part of our initial bike test of three new hardtails introduced at QBP Saddle Drive 2016, each shod with 27plus tires: the aluminum Salsa Timberjack, carbon Salsa Woodsmoke and steel Surly

NEWS

Salsa unveils new plus-size hardtails

July 25, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

We’re at Saddle Drive near Lake Tahoe this week checking out new bikes from Quality Bicycle Products (QBP), the parent company of Surly, All-City, Foundry, Heller and Salsa. Salsa went all in, releasing all of

NEWS

Surly updates the Karate Monkey

July 25, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

We’re at Saddle Drive near Lake Tahoe this week checking out new bikes from Quality Bicycle Products (QBP), the parent company of Surly, All-City, Foundry, Heller and Salsa. Because of the proliferation of cycling events

In Print

Dirt Rag Issue #193 is out!

July 21, 2016 Mike Cushionbury 0

Cover photo: Ryan Creary showcases the spirit of adventure. This issue is all about searching for adventures, and we think we dug up some pretty good ones for you. Read on for the preview and make

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Chicopee Woods, Georgia

July 21, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

A fast, intermediate ride through beautiful hardwood forests, Chicopee Woods links together almost all of the trails and loops in this system adjacent the city of Gainesville (northeast of Atlanta) for an 18-mile zig-zagging, roller-coaster

NEW STUFF

Guerrilla Gravity launches Trail Pistol

July 20, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

The 29/27plus platform has another option, this time in the form of a aluminum frame made in Colorado. Guerrilla Gravity looks to take a slice of the shorter-travel market with this 120 mm travel frame,

FEATURES

Feature: Bones of Oaxaca

July 20, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photos: James Murren Originally published in Issue #191 Shakedown in the Storm The evening light wanes, but we ride on into it. Carlos’ German shepherds weave and dart between our bikes, never dragging

FEATURES

Feature: No Rest for the Weary

July 15, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photos: Brice Shirbach Originally published in Issue #191 For most of us, the UCI World Cup downhill series is a somewhat nebulous arrangement, largely unfolding by means of online media, live video streams

GEAR

Review: Manitou Magnum fork

July 14, 2016 Adam Newman 0

Plus-sized tires might be the next big thing in the mountain bike world, but for its latest product Mantiou reached back to its roots and revived a classic nameplate. While the original Magnum of 20