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


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


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


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


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


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


Halloween the Perry County way

November 9, 2017 Helena Kotala 1

The only thing better than a big day of riding is a big day of riding on new trails. My husband and I, and our friend Ryan, marinated on this thought as we left in


Video: ‘North of Nightfall’ film preview

November 6, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

North of Nightfall follows freeride mountain bikers Darren Berrecloth and Cam Zink as they ride alongside up-and-comers Carson Storch and Tom van Steenbergen on an expedition to the top of the world. The full film is


The Lunch Ride

October 30, 2017 Brett Rothmeyer 4

“A bike ride fixes everything;” that is a statement that is pretty much completely true. Look, I know if you have a broken leg or a blown out knee and you are reading this you’ll