BIKE CULTURE

Access: The Power of Paper Maps

November 24, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Brian Fox, United States Geological Survey  Mapping is important these days. Maps are critical to helping people discover the closest coffee shop, navigate to a new place or, in our case, discover and experience

CONTESTS

Win A Fat Bike From Framed Bikes

November 23, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Framed Bikes has teamed up with us to give one lucky winner a FRAMED Minnesota 1.2 Fat Bike! Enter below to win!     If you are looking to bust into the Fat Bike scene, there

BIKES

Review: Framed Wolftrax Alloy Compact

November 21, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Tester: Eric McKeegan/Oona McKeegan  Kids today. Back when I was knee-high to a grasshopper, kids’ bikes had 20 inch wheels, steel frames and no gears. Also, no helmets. But things change, and in this case,

COLUMNISTS

The Rant: No longer at the kids table

November 20, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Change is inevitable, and for the past decade, it has been extra inevitable in the world of mountain bikes.  For a sport that is still relatively young, especially one that is so dependent on equipment,

COLUMNISTS

MTBTP: My Local Trail – A Poem

November 17, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Mountain Bike Trailer Park is a regular column written by Uncle Dan that appears monthly on the Dirt Rag Interwebs. He dabbles in a variety of topics including racing, training, trails he loves and not

BIKES

Review: Kona Unit

November 16, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 3

Tester: Adam Newman Age: 36 Height: 6’ 1” Weight: Gaining Inseam: 33” It’s steel. It has wheels. It rides like a bike. To be honest, I’m not really sure what I’m supposed to say? I

BIKE CULTURE

PBE 2017: Fat Chance

November 15, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 1

If you follow the lineage of New England frame-builders back to its roots you will find Witcomb USA and Serotta. Both companies, which established themselves in 1972, would go on to become the breeding ground

FEATURES

Night riding tips for mountain bikers

November 13, 2017 Helena Kotala 6

It’s that time of year again. With each passing day, the sun sinks in the sky a little earlier. For those of us with 9-5 jobs, getting out and riding after work without encountering darkness

BIKES

Review: Fuji Rakan 29 3.7

November 10, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Tester: Jon Pratt Age: 46 Height: 5’10.5” Weight: 190 lbs. Inseam: 31” The Fuji Rakan moves deeper into trail bike territory for 2017. It shares the same frame as the 2016 model, but beefs up

CONTESTS

Win a Knog light set

November 9, 2017 Trina Haynes 0

This Contest has ended congratulations to the winner Barbara Johnson of Hamden, NY! Knog has partnered with us to give one lucky winner a PWR Trail and Blinder Road R70. Enter to win below! PWR Trail

FEATURES

Halloween the Perry County way

November 9, 2017 Helena Kotala 1

The only thing better than a big day of riding is a big day of riding on new trails. My husband and I, and our friend Ryan, marinated on this thought as we left in

NEWS

Dirt Rag Issue 202 is here!

November 9, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Dirt Rag 202 is about to shelves and mailboxes all over the world. Here’s a glimpse of what is inside: Columns and Readings Watts Dixon ponders parking prejudices, Stevil eulogies a good friend, and Rebecca

BIKE CULTURE

Philly Bike Expo 2017: Engin Cycles

November 8, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 1

At the Philly Bike Expo this past weekend the Pennsylvania Convention Center was filled with custom frame makers, component manufacturers, food trucks and yes, even e-bikes. Over the years the Expo has morphed into a