BIKE CULTURE

Behind the Veil of Faranak Partoazar

January 12, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

By Steve Thomas Iran, mountain biking and women: There’s a combo you don’t see every day. Meet Faranak Partoazar, the Iranian national cross-country champion, who is shredding convention and preconceptions. Can we get our prize

FEATURES

Essay: The Bigger Story

January 4, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

By Jon Marsden The rain had flashed on and off like a yellow amber in a midnight town since about two-thirty that afternoon and the subject matter in my middle school science classroom was a

FEATURES

Dirt Rag’s top web posts of 2017

December 23, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

It’s that time of year when we all look back at the past 12 months and take stock of what we’ve accomplished and the memories we’ve made. Here in the world of Dirt Rag Web,

BIKE CULTURE

Video: Ride of the Dead

December 16, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

Ride of the Dead takes us into the world of the Mexican mountain bike culture during the famous annual celebration known as Dia De Los Muertos. This film follows Oaxacan-born-and-raised rider and trail builder Yefra

BIKE CULTURE

Video: Wade Simmons’ Pipedream

December 8, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Wade Simmons has been in the freeride game since the beginning. He’s left his mark on our sport through an extensive catalogue of images and video segments, showcasing his creative ability to conquer any line

VIDEOS

Video: Casey Brown, “This is Home”

December 8, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

Casey Brown finds her passion living in Revelstoke, British Columbia – where the drastic season changes from winter to summer keep her life grounded as a professional mountain biker who has an appetite for the

BIKE CULTURE

Video: The Silver Lining

December 6, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

This is Gerry Creighton’s story of losing his wife Susan after a 19-year battle with late-stage breast cancer and how mountain bike friends stepped up to support him in his time of need. Gerry says, “In

FEATURES

Plus Tires: Five Years In

December 5, 2017 Eric McKeegan 1

Ed. Note: The full version of this piece appears in Dirt Rag 202. Grab your copy today to read the full story and much more.  In some ways, it seems that plus tires have always

Kids

Video: While You Were Sleeping

November 29, 2017 Helena Kotala 1

Remember that feeling of freedom when you were a kid on your bike? Your little world expanded from your driveway to your street to your entire neighborhood. If you were curious enough to explore off-road

RIDE ADVENTURES

Video: Processing the French Alps

November 28, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

France isn’t just home to good cheese and great wine. It’s got its share of amazing riding too. Follow Kona riders Jordan Regnier and Alexander Kangas on a journey to the Tignes and Val D’ Isere bike