Issue 205 – Get it, now!

May 31, 2018 Eric McKeegan 1

The cover depicts Anka Martin flying out of the foliage, as shot by Sven Martin. Inside you’ll find the expected mix of the unexpected, including a lengthy piece by Marty Caivano on the economic prosperity


Win an Industry Nine MatchStix Multi-Tool

May 31, 2018 Trina Haynes 4

Win an Industry Nine MatchStix Multi-Tool! You can earn 20+ entries by clicking below! The MatchStix Multi-Tool is a 15mm thru-bolt that doubles as a multi-tool stash. It is an emergency tool that you can


Hike-a-Bike Diaries

May 30, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 5

Words and Photos by Andrea Wilson I hail originally from the hot, flat realm of Memphis, Tennessee. I moved to the Colorado Front Range almost three years ago, and I’ve been obsessed with finding all

Photo by Dr. Jonathan Dowell

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

May 24, 2018 Carolyne Whelan 7

Or: Why I Always Carry a Map Mountain biking is a lot like the military in two ways: It’s a family and operates as an “army of one” (in most every other way it is


Win a Pivot Cycles Mach 6 Aluminum

May 22, 2018 Trina Haynes 15

This contest has ended. Congratulations to the winner: Latika, Young of Tallahassee, FL! Subscribe to Dirt Rag Magazine and sign up for our weekly newsletter so you don’t miss a chance to win our next bike giveaway.


Backyard and Beyond: Purple Lizard Maps

May 18, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 1

Welcome to the first installment of the Backyard and Beyond video series. For our first effort, we visit with Purple Lizard Maps. Purple Lizard Maps was created in the mid-1990’s by Michael Herman. Herman, a longtime


Pivot Trail 429 – First ride

May 17, 2018 Eric McKeegan 5

Pivot’s Mach 429 Trail is a best-seller for Pivot, so when it came up as the next in line for a revamp, careful consideration had to be given to not messing up a good thing. To


Win a Thule Vital 6L Hydration Pack

May 17, 2018 Trina Haynes 1

Win a Thule Vital 6L Hydration Pack! You can earn 20+ entries by clicking below! Applying years of biking expertise, Thule introduces a variety of hydration packs to help you get the most out of any


Sheep, Kiwis & RVs

May 15, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Words and Photos by Colleen O’neil   I’m grinding up the gravel road, sweating profusely in my rain jacket. A sudden summer shower just passed, so now it’s 80 degrees and sweltering again. Drops of