BIKES

Review: Santa Cruz Tallboy

October 10, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Tester: Jon Pratt Age: 46 | Height: 5’10” | Weight: 190 lbs. | Inseam: 32” Price: $6,500 Sizes: S, M, L (tested), XL, XXL More info: Santa Cruz Bicycles  The Tallboy from Santa Cruz Bicycles

CONTESTS

Win a light set from Knog

October 6, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Contest ended. Congrats to David Pratt from Glendale, NY! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. For serious road and trail riders, the Blinder ARC 640 is the top of the

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Lewis River Trail, Washington

September 27, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Information and photos from MTB Project. There are some longer, more well-known river trails in neighboring Oregon, namely the McKenzie River Trail and the epic North Umpqua. But this all-singletrack trail along the clear waters

NEW STUFF

The stuff of Interbike: part three

September 23, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Interbike’s indoor show is truly overwhelming; getting lost and being late and forgetting to eat are par for the course, as is the feeling that you can’t possibly cover everything. Here we bring you the

NEW STUFF

The stuff of Interbike: part two

September 21, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Interbike’s indoor show is truly overwhelming; getting lost and being late and forgetting to eat are par for the course, as is the feeling that you can’t possibly cover everything. Here we bring you the

NEW STUFF

New bikes of Interbike: Outdoor Demo

September 20, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Devinci Marshall We reviewed the aluminum version of this bike a while back, when it was still called the Hendrix. Due to some international issues with that name, Devinci moved to Jimi’s middle name, Marshall,

NEW STUFF

The stuff of Interbike: part one

September 20, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Whereas Interbike was once the king of American bicycle industry trade shows, it now signals that the season of new product launches is winding down. The first two days of the event take place in

BIKES

Made in USA trail bike guide

September 16, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

If you want your next trail bike to be made in the USA but don’t want to wait a year or so for a custom project, check out this list of companies crafting stock frames

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Doctor Park, Colorado

September 12, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Trail information and photos courtesy of MTB Project. Autumn colors are beginning to show in the Colorado high country. The Doctor Park trail is beloved by locals, especially in the fall when the aspens are

In Print

Get it now: Dirt Rag Issue #194

September 9, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Our annual Personality Issue is now available in print! Flip through its pages to find out what Floyd Landis (yeah, that one), a leopard print-clad Sue Haywood and Ray Petro of Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike

BIKES

Review: Trek Fuel EX 9.8 27plus

September 9, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Tester: Eric McKeegan Age: 42, Height: 5’11, Weight: 155, Inseam: 32 inches Price: $5,300 Sizes: 15.5, 17.5, 18.5, 19.5 (tested), 21.5 More info: Trek Fuel EX The previous generation Fuel EX was Trek’s best selling

GEAR

Review: five packable shell jackets

September 5, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Words and photos: Adam Newman and Jon Pratt Having one of these lightweight, packable layers handy can make the difference between a miserable experience and getting home comfortably. If you’re going to put in long rides

CONTESTS

Win a Pedro’s Master Tool Kit 3.1

September 2, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Contest ended. Congrats to Jacob Aeschliman from Traverse City, MI ! We’re sorry The promotion you are trying to access has ended. This is a professional, race mechanic-level toolkit and it could be yours. Fully revamped

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Blast From the Past: Ross Shafer Interview

August 31, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Editor’s note: Reprinted from Dirt Rag issue #102, published in August 2003 (a condensed version also appeared in issue #100). Interview conducted by Joel Kennedy. Photos courtesy of Ross Shafer. In the mid-’70s, Ross Shafer