BIKES

Review: Santa Cruz Chameleon

September 29, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 5

Tester: Zach White Age: 42 Weight: 200 lbs. Height: 6’ 2” Inseam: 32” As the name suggests, Santa Cruz’s Chameleon has historically been a frame that’s adapted to various riding styles quite well. Over the

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Ride Review: Marin B-17 3

September 28, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

The pickings were pretty slim at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo this year, especially if you didn’t want to just ride e-bikes all day, which I didn’t (I did try one out – it was alright but didn’t

CONTESTS

Win a Ritchey Design Prize Pack

September 28, 2017 Trina Haynes 1

Contest ended. Congrats to Winner: Fran Ruk of Natrona Heights, PA We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Ritchey Design has partnered with us to give one winner an awesome prize pack; WCS

ADVOCACY

Take a Kid Mountain Biking on October 7

September 27, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

The International Mountain Bicycling Association’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) will take place on October 7 this year. This annual event seeks to introduce the joy of mountain biking to the next generation

NEWS

Interbike 2017: MTB Tires

September 26, 2017 Helena Kotala 1

By Scott Williams and Helena Kotala At this point, it’s no secret that the next big tire trend will be widths in between “normal” and “plus,” so much of the latest and greatest at Interbike

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Interbike 2017: Goodies from Day 1

September 21, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

We’re in Vegas for the last Interbike in Sin City and here are a few interesting and/or new things we found on our first day wandering the show floor. Pearl Izumi MTB shoes Pearl Izumi

CONTESTS

Win a Effetto Mariposa Prize Pack

September 21, 2017 Trina Haynes 2

Contest ended. Congrats to Winner: Joshua Shannon of Palm Bay, FL We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Effetto Mariposa has partnered with us to give one winner a Caffelatex Prize Pack;

BIKE CULTURE

Video: A Whole New Way

September 19, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photo by Devon Balet, video by Will Campbell When I heard the words from the ER Doctor, “You have a broken scaphoid bone in your right wrist,” it felt as though my entire

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Review: Soma Juice

September 15, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

By Eric McKeegan Some things just go together. Cream cheese and bagels. Peanut butter and chocolate. Harleys and guys dressed like pirates. Soma and steel. Soma has been turning out high-quality steel frames to fill

CONTESTS

Win a Feedback Sports Pro Elite Work Stand

September 14, 2017 Trina Haynes 2

Contest ended. Congrats to Winner: Kyle De Benedet  of Denver, CO We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended.   Feedback Sports has partnered with us to give one winner a Pro Elite Work

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First Ride: 2018 Specialized Enduro

September 13, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Zach White Specialized listened to feedback from riders about both the 27.5 and 29 Enduros and made some small geometry adjustments for 2018. Tired of hearing “lower, longer, slacker”? Too bad, because that’s a

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First Ride: Kona Process G2 153

September 12, 2017 Eric McKeegan 1

The news we’ve all been waiting for: Carbon Process! OK, maybe not EVERYONE was waiting, but there is no arguing that the high-end trail and all-mountain markets are dominated by carbon-framed bikes, and the Process

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First Impression: Pivot LES

September 11, 2017 Scott Williams 1

When Pivot made subtle updates to their LES for 2017, the sliding dropouts and sub 70º head angle which made the LES a crowd pleaser when it first came to fruition in 2012 remained intact.