ADVOCACY

My Other Bike is a Vessel of Light

June 15, 2018 Carolyne Whelan 1

Since Halloween, I have been fundraising for AIDS/LifeCycle to earn my spot riding with roughly 2,200 other cyclists and 500 volunteers from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The ride brings awareness to the streets of

RIDE ADVENTURES

Video: Patagón by Montanus

April 11, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Patagón is a new short film from Montanus that shares a bike and packraft adventure in a remote area of Southern Patagonia, where, between the Austral Andes and the huge glacial lakes, the traditional Argentine

BIKE CULTURE

“Repack” by Jim Kelly

March 26, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Charlie Kelly’s brother Jim wrote a series of poems about their mountain bike adventures. He is currently working on turning this series into a publication called “The Bike Cycle.” Here is one of the poems, titled

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Video: The Fun/Suffer Divide

March 14, 2018 Helena Kotala 0

Access to our remote backcountry trails aboard a mountain bike is becoming more and more challenging. Ride along on the Fun/Suffer Divide with Chris Shalbot, Scott Rinckenberger and Justin Olsen as the trio discovers a

FEATURED RIDES

Riding the Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

January 23, 2018 Helena Kotala 2

I have a certain fascination with and interest in exploring abandoned manmade things. There’s a surrealness that comes with being in a place that is in between urban and wild, developed and natural. Rusty metal, crumbling concrete, smashed

FEATURES

Essay: The Bigger Story

January 4, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 2

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

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

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