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Come and Gone Review

August 14, 2010 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

In 1986, Joe Parkin was a fresh-faced American teenager with a bike, a spare set of wheels, and a dream of becoming a pro cyclist. While his peers were cutting their teeth on the US

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Anatomy of a Crash

June 19, 2010 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

After a good 14 years of mountain biking, I finally earned my wings on a perfect summer day. The car was packed, and I was ready for the thrill of downhill riding at Seven Springs

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Bike Industry News

Monterey By Way of Hollywood

April 22, 2010 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

The first Sea Otter Classic of the 10’s was welcomed with beautiful California weather. Gone were the high winds, flash flooding rains and bone-chilling sub-60 degree temperatures. I arrived in Monterey via a small prop

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They’re Back!!!

February 18, 2010 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Move over guys! The Women of MTB are in the house! Ray’s warehouse, that is. This Friday through Sunday (February 19-21), Ray’s MTB Park in Cleveland will host the third annual Women’s Weekend. The Largest

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Under Test: Norco Jubei 1

August 7, 2009 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Who kicks the most ass, a Pirate or a Samurai? This question has been tormenting me for a while now, and I have discovered the clear winner. A 17th century rouge Samurai, sporting an eye

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NEWS

World Tour Report: 24 Hours of Big Bear

June 19, 2009 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

 Total Laps completed 1,832 Total distance traveled 23,449.6 miles Total elevation gain 2,986,160 ft (565.56 miles) We just returned from another great weekend of 24 hour racing at Big Bear Campground near Hazelton, WV.  Rolling in around

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Women’s Weekend at Ray’s: The Sequel

January 21, 2009 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

The date has been set. Plans are being made. Dirt Rag and Ray’s MTB Park are throwing the second annual Women’s Weekend, Friday, February 20th through Sunday, February 22nd. Spend Friday at Ray’s MTB participating in free clinics

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Just Riding Along

New Featured Artist Gallery Posted

December 24, 2008 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Philip Williamson first began submitting work for Dirt Rag Magazine in 2007. To date he’s illustrated two Table of Content Pages (issues 133 and 137), and a Last Chance for Gas (issue 129), plus submitted

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Bike Industry News

Sometimes it hurts…

December 22, 2008 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Ryan Jacque is a pencil artist extraordinaire who contributed work for Trips For Kids DC chapter in 2005 to help raise money. The finished piece “Spring Pair” was featured on the Dirt Rag Table of

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Just Riding Along

Mavic Caliper Adjusters

October 25, 2008 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

Do you own a 26-inch wheeled mountain bike that you ride more on the road than on the trails?  Have you ever wanted to make that slow mountain bike faster on the street?  Have you

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Just Riding Along

That’s A Wrap!

October 19, 2008 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

It’s fall outside and right now we’re sewing up the last bits on the next Dirt Rag going off to press. Issue 139 will be the last of this year.  It’s hard to believe that