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2016 Dirt Rag Top 10 Stories

December 29, 2016 Jeff Lockwood 0

Those year-end best-of and retrospective top-10 lists have become as much a part of the week between Christmas and the New Year as returning unwanted girts and trying to look productive while sitting at work.

MTB Project Featured Ride
FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Hart Prairie Loop – Arizona

December 19, 2016 Jeff Lockwood 0

The 14.7-mile Hart Prairie Loop lacks any technical challenges, but 40% of the route is singletrack, and it also features long and consistent uphill grades (at high elevation) make for a good workout. The reward

Elm Creek Park Reserve, Minnesota
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Featured Ride: Elm Creek, Minnesota

December 12, 2016 Jeff Lockwood 0

Photos and information from MTBProject.com. At Elm Creek, you’ll ride through a variety of terrain from mature wooded tracks to open prairie areas. Flowing trails with small bumps and rises designed to keep water off

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NEWS

‘Handups’ is not a word in Flemish

February 1, 2013 Jeff Lockwood 0

By Jeff Lockwood.

I’m driving home after barely hanging on for a pathetic 16th place in a soul-crushing amateur cyclocross race in Rillaar, Belgium when I get an email from a friend in the United States asking me to translate “Handups are not a crime!” into Flemish.

The timing of the email turned my grimace into a smirk.

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Bike Industry News

Highlights from Eurobike 2012

September 4, 2012 Jeff Lockwood 0

By Jeff Lockwood,

Thousands of bike industry insiders, retailers, and media poured through the aisles of the Messe in Friedrichshafen, Germany this past weekend to see what’s new for 2013. Attendees chowed on some true Bavarian meals and downed many hefeweizen beers. The cold rain may have dampened the farmlands around the convention hall, but it definitely didn’t ruin the atmosphere of the show. Here are some of the more interesting items we gathered over a few days.

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Bike Industry News

Eurobike report: 29ers invade Europe

September 2, 2011 Jeff Lockwood 0

By Jeff Lockwood

The annual bicycle trade show circus season opened this week in Friedrichshafen, Germany. Eurobike can boast being the largest show of its kind. As such, the show floor scenery is diverse, interesting and colorful. And since Eurobike precedes the Interbike trade show in Las Vegas by a couple weeks, many companies use Eurobike to unveil new product.

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People For Bikes. Sign the Pledge.

August 11, 2010 Jeff Lockwood 0

It’s not hard, people. A few keystrokes, and a few clicks of the mouse, and you’ll help turn up the volume on a movement that aims to “unite a million voices to improve the future

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New Dirt Rag Merch

August 3, 2010 Jeff Lockwood 0

Attention website readers! Say hello to Dirt Rag Magazine’s latest additions to our riding apparel and favorite beverage container. Our classical, yet classy, jersey approaches riding in subtle style – basic black with a cream