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

BIKES

Review: Fuji Rakan 29 3.7

November 10, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Tester: Jon Pratt Age: 46 Height: 5’10.5” Weight: 190 lbs. Inseam: 31” The Fuji Rakan moves deeper into trail bike territory for 2017. It shares the same frame as the 2016 model, but beefs up

FEATURED RIDES

Inner City Singletrack: West

November 7, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

By Nick Legan When traveling to a big city there’s no reason to leave your mountain bike at home. If you find yourself near any of these places, know that your mountain bike tribe has

COMPONENTS

Review: 2017 Shimano Deore XT Di2

October 18, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

Words by Mike Cushionbury, photos by Eric McKeegan  When Shimano introduced its XTR Di2 electronic shifting system two years ago it was obvious that this technology would trickle down to the more affordable, second tier

OPINION

Cycling: The ultimate social sport

October 17, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Jeffrey Stern Traveling at high, but comfortable speeds while watching the world move by in that absorb-it-all slow motion kind of feel, and holding a conversation with a group of your best friends sounds