Full suspension trail bikes under $3,000

2016 Dirt Rag Top 10 Stories

December 29, 2016 Jeff Lockwood 0

Those year-end best-of and retrospective top-10 lists have become as much a part of the week between Christmas and the New Year as returning unwanted girts and trying to look productive while sitting at work.


Beer Me: Doppelbock

December 27, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in Dirt Rag issue #160, published in November 2011. Words and photo by Lee & Elizabeth Klevens. We generally have a good supply of beers in our house, many


Review: Rocky Mountain Pipeline 770 MSL

December 23, 2016 Karl Rosengarth 0

Tester: Karl Rosengarth Age: 59 | Height: 5’10” | Weight: 150 lbs. | Inseam: 32” Price: $4,799 Sizes: S, M, L, XL (tested) More info: bikes.com Rocky Mountain calls the new-for-2016 Pipeline an “aggressive trail”


Specialty Files: Bob Weir’s Bike

December 22, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in Dirt Rag issue #147, published in February 2010. Words and photos by Jeff Archer. In the early 1970s, Gary Fisher was a member of the Grateful Dead Party

MTB Project Featured Ride

Featured Ride: Hart Prairie Loop – Arizona

December 19, 2016 Jeff Lockwood 0

The 14.7-mile Hart Prairie Loop lacks any technical challenges, but 40% of the route is singletrack, and it also features long and consistent uphill grades (at high elevation) make for a good workout. The reward


Win an Exposure Light

December 15, 2016 Trina Haynes 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Christopher Roper of Texas City, TX! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Longer nights means more lights! Cyclone Bicycle has teamed up with us to giveaway one

First Impression

First Impression: Salsa Woodsmoke 29+ X01

December 12, 2016 Karl Rosengarth 0

Salsa describes the Woodsmoke as a “singletrack/bikepacking/off road exploration” bike. That’s a wide-ranging job description, but the carbon fiber Woodsmoke is an exercise in versatility. The same frame is offered in 29er, 27plus or 29plus

Floyd Landis - Dirt Rag Interview

Understanding Floyd Landis

December 12, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Words by Chris “Bama” Milucky Photos by Devon Balet It’s not that I hate roadies, but some are pompous, and the most famous has a reputation—now bordering rap sheet—for lies, manipulation and legal threats. So