When our writer first heard about trails being built on a mountain that captivated him in his youth, his imagination ran wild. He went to find out how residents of a small town are hoping trails bring revival.
After we published a letter from a needy Serbian mountain in Dirt Rag issue #105, the outpouring of support from our readers was simply amazing. It took 10 months to sort out the logistics, but a package of donated parts made it to a rider in need.
The typical cycling position, plus the bumping and jarring of riding on rough trails, can beat up our backs pretty badly. Learn how to deal with, and hopefully avoid, back problems from an expert in the biomechanics of cycling.
If you crash and find yourself flying like Superman through the air, your shoulder is probably going to take a hit. Learn about potential injuries, problems and some preventative steps for taking care of your shoulders.