EQUIPMENT

Review: Grip Studs

February 28, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 2

By Ryan Eisenhower If you have ever spent time in Central Pennsylvania in the middle of winter, you know that we can experience a wide range of conditions over the course of 4-5 months –

GEAR

Review: Club Ride Blaze Vest

February 23, 2018 Evan Gross 0

Not all vests are created with riding in mind. From a company like Club Ride that blends lifestyle and riding, sometimes leaning a little too heavy to the lifestyle end of the spectrum, I was

BIKE CULTURE

Excerpt: An Interview with J Mascis

February 21, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 2

On a cool and rainy evening, a large orange tour bus hums outside of an 18th-century Catholic church that has been converted into a concert venue. Attached to the bus is a black utility trailer

VIDEOS

Video – “Beyond Trails: Atacama”

February 20, 2018 Helena Kotala 0

“Beyond Trails: Atacama” follows the ambitious human powered adventure of Lorraine Blancher and Robin Munshaw as they embark on a multi-day bikepacking expedition through unmapped trails and canyons in the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile. The Atacama Desert, known to

BIKE CULTURE

NAHBS: Day 2 Highlights

February 18, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 1

Fuzzy eyed and coffee charged, we lumbered our way to Day 2 of NAHBS. The myth of Jenga greatness welcomed our visitors to the Dirt Rag booth today. Young and old looked to achieve legendary status

NEWS

NAHBS 2018: Day 1 Highlights

February 17, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

The 2018 North American Handmade Bicycle Show is up and running here in Hartford, Connecticut. The bikes have all been polished, the judges are judging, and over-sized Jenga is going down at the Dirt Rag booth.

BIKE CULTURE

NAHBS Preview: Olivetti Bicycles

February 14, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

A few weeks ago we caught up with Chris McGovern of McGovern Cycles as he prepares for NAHBS. In our conversation, we asked Chris who he was looking forward to seeing during the show this

FEATURES

How To: Pack a bike for travel

February 13, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Traveling with your bike can be a great way to explore a new locale, but it doesn’t work if your bike is damaged en route. We reached out to Sue George at BikeFlights.com for some expert tips

BIKES

Review: Marin Wolf Ridge 8

February 12, 2018 Eric McKeegan 1

Tester: Eric McKeegan Age: 43 Height: 5’11” Weight: 165 lbs. Inseam: 32” Not since the launch of Kona’s Magic Link bikes (R.I.P) has there been a bike that creates such a sudden, visceral and polarized

BIKE CULTURE

NAHBS 2018 Preview: Sklar Bikes

February 9, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 1

If you have been paying any attention to the hand-built bicycle scene over the last year, you likely have caught wind of Adam Sklar. His bikes are eye-catching and popping up all over the internet