The Guide to Trail Etiquette

January 30, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 5

By Katherine Fuller If we could all just live by the great commandment of “Don’t be a jerk,” mountain biking wouldn’t need an etiquette guide. But we have met the enemy and he is us.


Review: Fix It Sticks Mountain Kit

January 26, 2018 Scott Williams 0

In 2014, Brian Davis went to Kickstarter looking for support of his new creation, the replaceable steel Fix It Sticks. Heck, I was one of those 1,522 backers and continue to use the original set


Tips for Winter Riding

January 25, 2018 Helena Kotala 9

Riding bikes outside during the depths of winter, especially in the chilly northern regions of the country, can seem rather prohibitive or unpleasant if you aren’t used to the cold or aren’t prepared. But the


Riding the Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

January 23, 2018 Helena Kotala 2

I have a certain fascination with and interest in exploring abandoned manmade things. There’s a surrealness that comes with being in a place that is in between urban and wild, developed and natural. Rusty metal, crumbling concrete, smashed


Review: Yokozuna Mokoto hydraulic brakes

January 22, 2018 Eric McKeegan 7

Yokozuna is best known for making some of the best cables and housing on the market. The Motoko is Yokozuna’s first foray into components, aiming for the heart of the rapidly expanding disc-brake, drop-bar market.


Behind the Veil of Faranak Partoazar

January 12, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 3

By Steve Thomas Iran, mountain biking and women: There’s a combo you don’t see every day. Meet Faranak Partoazar, the Iranian national cross-country champion, who is shredding convention and preconceptions. Can we get our prize


Win a Fruita Fat Tire Festival Prize Pack

January 11, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 2

This Contest has ended congratulations to the winner Jesse Hepler of Ashland, PA. Fruita Fat Tire Festival is giving one lucky person an opportunity to Win Two Weekend Festival Passes to the 2018 Fruita Fat Tire