BIKES

Review: Kona Hei Hei Race DL

November 2, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Tester: Katherine Fuller Age: 30 Height: 5’4″ Weight: 120 lbs. Inseam: 31” Price: $4,200 Sizes: S, (Tested), M, L, XL Online: Kona Bikes I laughed when the powers that be said I was getting a

ESSAYS

Tested: Singlespeeding

October 14, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Singlespeeds aren’t rational, like eating cereal for dinner. That’s not healthy; you know better; you just can’t help it; you don’t have time to put together something more complicated or nutritional. You just want to

BIKES

First Ride: Surly Krampus

September 28, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Folklore describes the Krampus as a half-goat, half-demon Christmas wrecker that punishes children who are bad and will not be getting a visit from Saint Nick. If misbehaving is wrong, I don’t want to be right. The

BIKES

First Ride: Salsa Woodsmoke 27plus

August 3, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Ed note: This is part of our initial bike test of three new hardtails introduced at QBP Saddle Drive 2016, each shod with 27plus tires: the aluminum Salsa Timberjack, carbon Salsa Woodsmoke and steel Surly

BIKES

First Ride: Salsa Timberjack 27plus

July 28, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Ed note: This is part of our initial bike test of three new hardtails introduced at QBP Saddle Drive 2016, each shod with 27plus tires: the aluminum Salsa Timberjack, carbon Salsa Woodsmoke and steel Surly

BIKE CULTURE

The Roam Rydes Podcast

June 1, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

“Nobody reads anymore” goes the saying. Maybe that’s why podcasts are on the rise: one-third of Americans listened to one last year (according to the Pew Research Center). But search for cycling podcasts and you

BIKE CULTURE

Rad Rider Rigs: Henry Tan Van

March 15, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

There are people who love mountain biking, and there are those who love it so much they dedicate a vehicle to mountain biking. Chris and Leslie Kehmeier are two of those people, and Henry Tan

Bike Industry News

New product roundup from Frostbike

March 1, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Frostbike is an annual dealer gathering hosted by Quality Bicycle Products (QBP), the parent company behind several brands such as All City, Foundry, Salsa, Surly and others. The event takes place at QBP headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in

FEATURED RIDES

Featured Ride: Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA

January 22, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

While there are plenty of places to ride a fat bike on groomed trails in Colorado, most of them are cross-country ski trails and snowmobile trails. Grooming snow trails specifically for bikes has been slower

GEAR

Review: Bontrager Old Man Winter boot

December 7, 2015 Katherine Fuller 0

Cycling-specific, cold-weather boots have long seemed like a luxury item to me. That changed when I decided to get serious about fat biking and spend every weekend exploring snowy trails high in the cold Colorado

BIKES

First Impression: Surly Wednesday

November 20, 2015 Katherine Fuller 0

Editor’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