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

Floyd Landis - Dirt Rag Interview
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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.

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Featured Ride: Skyline Trail, California

October 31, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Photos and information from MTBProject.com  Skyline is a 15-mile (one-way) singletrack trail in southern California’s Big Bear and San Bernadino National Forest—a cross country ride on a high mountain ridge with few sustained up or

BEER ME

Beer Me: Victory Storm King Imperial Stout

October 25, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Editor’s note: This “Beer Me” column first appeared in Dirt Rag Issue #98, published in February 2003. Back then, kind readers would occasionally send in beer samples for our Quaffing Crew to evaluate (hint, hint). Words by

GEAR

Review: 661 Evo Am MIPS helmet

October 19, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Tester: Jon Pratt Price: $200 (MIPS), $150 (non-MIPS) Sizing: XS/S 54-56 cm, M/L 57-59 cm, XL/XXL 60-62 cm Helmets are meant to keep you safe, and the 661 Evo Am MIPS helmet relies on two

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Review: Surly Dirt Wizard 29×3 tire

October 12, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Tester: Eric McKeegan Price: $90 (120 TPI version) Plus size tires have mostly stuck to the “buncha small knobs” design brief. While this has been surprisingly effective, sometimes terrain and riding styles call for some