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

BIKES

Review: Soma Juice

September 15, 2017 Eric McKeegan 2

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

BIKES

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 0

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 0

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.

FEATURED RIDES

MTB Destination: Kingdom Trails, Vermont

September 8, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

My stomach dropped as I swooped down one berm and up another, steering my bike down the dirt roller coaster that was the aptly-named Sidewinder Trail at the Kingdom Trails in Vermont. It would have

CONTESTS

Win a pair of Michelin® Wild AM tires

September 7, 2017 Trina Haynes 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Winner: Bruce Burke of Eugene, OR We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Michelin has partnered with us to giveaway a pair of Wild AM tires. Enter to win below.  

BIKE CULTURE

Essay: Very most favorite

September 6, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Stevil Kinevil It wasn’t the first cyclocross bike I’d owned, and it’s most likely not going to be the last. I can say, however, without reservation that beside all of my other bikes past and

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Review: Suntour Auron PCS RC2 fork

September 4, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

By Eric McKeegan The Auron fork isn’t new, but the PCS damper is a new addition to the Auron lineup. PCS stands for Piston Compensator System. The piston in question keeps the air and oil