BIKES

Review: Guerrilla Gravity Megatrail

April 8, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

Tester: Justin Steiner | Height: 5’7” | Weight: 165 pounds | Inseam: 31” The Megatrail is the second bike released by Colorado-based manufacturer Guerrilla Gravity. The company’s first bike was a full-bore downhill bike dubbed

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Review: Polygon Collosus N8

March 21, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

Tester: Justin Steiner | Height: 5’7” | Weight: 165 lbs. | Insteam: 31” Bike sizes: S, M (tested), L, XL | Price: $4,899 Polygon is a name much more well known outside the United States. Unless

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Womble Trail, an IMBA Epic

February 3, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

The famed, 35.5-mile Womble sits just west of historic Hot Springs, Arkansas. This IMBA Epic ride gains just a touch over 4,000 feet of elevation across its 95-percent singletrack route. If you’d like to ride

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Featured Ride: Olleros Downhill near Lima, Peru

January 13, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

For this week’s Featured Ride, we’re taking you to Peru in the southern hemisphere. Though this might seem like a great winter destination, this ride is actually available during the local winter season, May to November. This

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Featured Ride: Paradise Royale Loop

January 6, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

This mountain-bike-specific trail system in the Paradise Ridge area of the King Range National Conservation Area is the result of a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the International Mountain Bike Association

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Review: Salsa Powderkeg Tandem

December 22, 2015 Justin Steiner 0

This review was originally published in our sister magazine, Bicycle Times Testers: Justin Steiner and Emily Walley Salsa first began prototyping tandems back in 2010 when former Salsa Engineer Tim Krueger and his wife Odia

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Review: Hearing Protection from Etymotic

December 22, 2015 Justin Steiner 0

I know what you’re thinking: “Why is a mountain bike magazine reviewing hearing protection?” Even though our sport doesn’t inherently require hearing protection, I’d bet most of us do something from time to time that requires,

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Featured Ride: Bull and Jake Mountain—IMBA Epic

December 9, 2015 Justin Steiner 0

As we discovered during our spring break trip to Mulberry Gap just outside of Ellijay, Georgia, the mountains of Northern Georgia are an underappreciated hot bed of incredible mountain biking. This region’s combination of significant tracts of public

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Field Tested: Shimano XM9 Shoes

December 2, 2015 Justin Steiner 0

When Shimano announced the XM9 and XM7 earlier this year, I couldn’t have been more excited. These shoes looked to be perfect for cool-temperature fall, winter and spring riding. Now with a couple weeks of riding

BIKES

First Impression: Marin Attack Trail 7

November 19, 2015 Justin Steiner 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review