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

NEWS

Dirt Rag 203: Get it now!

February 1, 2018 Dirt Rag Magazine 4

2018 already got you down? Or maybe you’ve already accomplished more this year than you ever dreamed possible? Or maybe you are beginning to think about another Valentine’s Day spent alone? Or you are about

NEWS

Dirt Rag Issue 202 is here!

November 9, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Dirt Rag 202 is about to shelves and mailboxes all over the world. Here’s a glimpse of what is inside: Columns and Readings Watts Dixon ponders parking prejudices, Stevil eulogies a good friend, and Rebecca

NEWS

Dirt Rag issue 200 is here!

July 27, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Welcome to Dirt Rag #200. Two hundred issues: It’s a significant milestone for all of us here at the Rag, and we have you, the reader, to thank. As we flipped through issue after issue

FEATURES

Dirt Rag issue 199 is here!

June 8, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Welcome to our second annual Guest Editor issue. This time around we present none other than Joe Parkin, celebrated racer, writer, book author and former magazine editor. As an introduction to this special edition, he

In Print

Dirt Rag 198 is here!

May 1, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Dirt Rag 198 is all about backyard adventure and urban singletrack, riding from your back door, whether it’s for an hour or a few days. Get a sneak peek at what’s inside, and order your

Bike Industry News

Steve Tilford killed in auto accident

April 5, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

By Jordan Villella This morning I awoke to my social feed flooded with posts and remembrances of Steve Tilford, shock and sadness filled my mind. It’s hard comprehend giving kudos to someone for a ride

FEATURES

Dirt Rag Issue #197 is here!

March 23, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Get your copy now! Cover Illustration: #vanlife by John Ritter Columns and Readings Our columnist Rebecca Rusch muses on cycling storytelling with former Secretary of State John Kerry and his unwavering love of riding his

BEER ME

Beer Me: Red Beer

January 24, 2017 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Words and photo by Shannon Mominee. You may think that beer and tomato juice is sacrilegious, and maybe it is depending on the beer. My mom mixes bottled Michelob Lite with it, hardly a beer

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Understanding Floyd Landis

December 12, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Words by Chris “Bama” Milucky Photos by Devon Balet It’s not that I hate roadies, but some are pompous, and the most famous has a reputation—now bordering rap sheet—for lies, manipulation and legal threats. So

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Tour de Patapsco, Maryland

November 28, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Photos and information from MTBProject.com. The Tour de Patapsco is a 53.7 mile ride for experienced intermediate and advanced riders that will challenge the technical skills and endurance of even the most accomplished mountain bikers.