GEAR

New forks from FOX

April 11, 2018 Helena Kotala 0

Fox released its entire 2019 line up. Here are some of the highlights: 34 Step-Cast More than one staffer around the office has eyeballed the 32 Step Cast for personal bikes, but the 100mm travel limitation

RIDE ADVENTURES

Video: Patagón by Montanus

April 11, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Patagón is a new short film from Montanus that shares a bike and packraft adventure in a remote area of Southern Patagonia, where, between the Austral Andes and the huge glacial lakes, the traditional Argentine

GEAR

New RockShox SID and TwistLoc remote

April 10, 2018 Eric McKeegan 0

Cross-country racing continues to get more and more technical and demanding and the new SID looks ready to continue RockShox’s winning ways in the Lycra arena. RockShox SID World Cup A no-compromise, elite-level racing fork, the

BIKES

Review: Kona Big Honzo DL

April 9, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Tester: Brett Rothmeyer Age: 40 Weight: 165 lbs. Height: 6’1” Inseam: 32″ Dropping into the first section of fast and flowy singletrack on the Big Honzo DL was like plugging a Les Paul into a

NEWS

Issue 204 – Out now!

April 6, 2018 Eric McKeegan 0

Your local bike shop or seller of media should be well stocked with the latest issue of Dirt Rag. Inside the pages you’ll find: Anka Martin teaches us how to be enduro, Sonya Looney takes

Bike Industry News

Trek Full Stache – 29plus – full-sus

April 5, 2018 Eric McKeegan 0

Trek’s Stache 29plus hardtail has opened many eyes to the wonderful weirdness of 29plus tires. Ever since the introduction of the SE4/XR4 29×3 tire in the Fall of 2017 I’ve been wondering if there might

CONTESTS

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April 5, 2018 Trina Haynes 3

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BLAST FROM THE PAST

A brief history of the dropper seatpost

April 4, 2018 Dirt Rag Magazine 1

In the early days of mountain biking, quick-release seatpost binders were on the bikes even when the wheels were nutted. The trails in those days were usually pretty primitive and bore little semblance to the

BIKE CULTURE

The Monday Mixtape: Vol. 1

April 2, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

We here at Dirt Rag are big music fans. Whether it’s a solo ride with headphones in, tunes in the van to get the crew stoked on the way to the trails, or some mellow

GEAR

Review: Bontrager SE4 29 x 3.0 tires

April 2, 2018 Eric McKeegan 0

I’ve been a fan of Bontrager’s Chupacabra tires since they first hit the market. For something so light and fast the Chupas manage to provide predictable traction in conditions that should stymie its pattern of