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Not All Heroes Wear Capes

May 24, 2018 Carolyne Whelan 0

Or: Why I Always Carry a Map Mountain biking is a lot like the military in two ways: It’s a family and operates as an “army of one” (in most every other way it is

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Backyard and Beyond: Purple Lizard Maps

May 18, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Welcome to the first installment of the Backyard and Beyond video series. For our first effort, we visit with Purple Lizard Maps. Purple Lizard Maps was created in the mid-1990’s by Michael Herman. Herman, a longtime

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Sheep, Kiwis & RVs

May 15, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Words and Photos by Colleen O’neil   I’m grinding up the gravel road, sweating profusely in my rain jacket. A sudden summer shower just passed, so now it’s 80 degrees and sweltering again. Drops of

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Cool Bike: Custom Schwinn Fat Bike Cruiser

May 9, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 8

Walk around the small ski town of Crested Butte, Colorado and it doesn’t take long before you start to notice the bikes parked everywhere. Beach cruisers, converted classic mountain bikes and homages to the klunkers

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Monday Mixtape: Vol. 2

May 7, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Welcome back! It looks as though we are going to make this a regular thing. Each month on the first Monday we will be dropping a new mixtape and this month we handed the keys

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NICA Literature Contest: Griffin Clubb

April 27, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

This year, we partnered with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association to host a literature contest encouraging student-athletes to write about how mountain biking has effected their lives, specifically how their coaches have been a part of

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NICA Literature Contest: Sage Flory

April 27, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

This year, we partnered with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association to host a literature contest encouraging student-athletes to write about how mountain biking has effected their lives, specifically how their coaches have been a part of