BIKE CULTURE

The Lunch Ride

October 30, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 4

“A bike ride fixes everything;” that is a statement that is pretty much completely true. Look, I know if you have a broken leg or a blown out knee and you are reading this you’ll

BIKES

First impression: Carver Ti All-Road

October 27, 2017 Karl Rosengarth 1

Carver’s Ti All-Road is a mountain biker’s road bike. It’s more than ready for rough road rambles, gravel grinds and singletrack shortcuts. Built from 3/2.5 titanium alloy, the All-Road comes with a lifetime warranty and

CONTESTS

Win a Park Tool Happy Hour Tool Set

October 26, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Contest ended. Congrats Russell Williams! We’re sorry the promotion you are trying to access has ended. Park Tool has teamed up with Dirt Rag to give one lucky winner a Happy Hour prize package! Enter to

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 5

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 1

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 1

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 1

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