EQUIPMENT

Review: Gregory Packs Drift 6

November 30, 2017 Scott Williams 0

The Drift 6 from Gregory Packs is your standard everyday go-to pack. At 5 liters, it’s large enough to pack your camera, a few snacks and an extra pair of gloves, but can’t quite stuff

COLUMNISTS

Dog’s Bollix: Patrol Life

November 29, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words by Simon Stewart I rounded a corner and fired right into a shit show: The bike was upside down, the racer was frantic and, from what I could initially see, the drivetrain was properly

Kids

Video: While You Were Sleeping

November 29, 2017 Helena Kotala 1

Remember that feeling of freedom when you were a kid on your bike? Your little world expanded from your driveway to your street to your entire neighborhood. If you were curious enough to explore off-road

RIDE ADVENTURES

Video: Processing the French Alps

November 28, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

France isn’t just home to good cheese and great wine. It’s got its share of amazing riding too. Follow Kona riders Jordan Regnier and Alexander Kangas on a journey to the Tignes and Val D’ Isere bike

GEAR

Review: Ornot cycling kit

November 28, 2017 Scott Williams 0

Tester: Scott Williams 5’10 and 175 lbs. Shirt Size: Medium Short Size: Medium (30-32”) Let’s face it, we all can’t be as good looking as Jeff Gordon rocking Roy G. Biv with more brand logos

GEAR

Review: WTB Byway 650bx47 tires

November 27, 2017 Eric McKeegan 0

Plus tires aren’t just for mountain bikes any more. With the success of oversized tires firmly established in the dirt, the originator of the plus tire movement is moving to road bikes as the next

BIKE CULTURE

Access: The Power of Paper Maps

November 24, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 6

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 3

This Contest has ended congratulations to the winner Derek Sisson of San Francisco, CA! Framed Bikes has teamed up with us to give one lucky winner a FRAMED Minnesota 1.2 Fat Bike! Enter below to win!

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 1

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