BIKES

Review: Marin Hawk Hill 27.5

October 23, 2017 Karl Rosengarth 0

Tester: Karl Rosengarth Age: 59 Height: 5’10” Weight: 150 lbs. Inseam: 32” The 27.5 Hawk Hill is an entry-level bike that passes muster. The frame is built from 6061 butted and hydroformed aluminum alloy. Judicious

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Jockey Hill Trails, NY

October 19, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

One of my favorite parts of mountain bike road trips is discovering those “along the way” trail systems that aren’t your destination but are a nice break from sitting in the car. We all have

COMPONENTS

Review: 2017 Shimano Deore XT Di2

October 18, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words by Mike Cushionbury, photos by Eric McKeegan  When Shimano introduced its XTR Di2 electronic shifting system two years ago it was obvious that this technology would trickle down to the more affordable, second tier

OPINION

Cycling: The ultimate social sport

October 17, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Jeffrey Stern Traveling at high, but comfortable speeds while watching the world move by in that absorb-it-all slow motion kind of feel, and holding a conversation with a group of your best friends sounds

GEAR

Review: RockShox Pike RTC3

October 12, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Back in the mid-2000s, the Pike was a nondescript 32 mm chassis fork. It developed a bit of a cult following but didn’t really separate itself from its field of competitors. It wasn’t until 2013

CONTESTS

Win an Endura MT500 Waterproof II Jacket

October 12, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Winner: Marc Rape of Columbus, IN! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. Endura has partnered with us to give one winner an MT500 Waterproof II Jacket. Enter

FEATURED RIDES

Heli-biking in Alaska? Yes, please!

October 4, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

As of today, the Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in Alaska is open for heli-biking, making it the first outfitter in the United States to offer this service. The Lodge specializes in helicopter-based adventures, including skiing, fishing

FEATURES

How To: Take Your Kid Mountain Biking

October 4, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

This coming weekend is IMBA’s annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, so we felt this was a timely opportunity to share some of our tips for taking your little shredders out on the trails.