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Excerpt: An Interview with J Mascis

February 21, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 2

On a cool and rainy evening, a large orange tour bus hums outside of an 18th-century Catholic church that has been converted into a concert venue. Attached to the bus is a black utility trailer

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NAHBS: Day 2 Highlights

February 18, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 1

Fuzzy eyed and coffee charged, we lumbered our way to Day 2 of NAHBS. The myth of Jenga greatness welcomed our visitors to the Dirt Rag booth today. Young and old looked to achieve legendary status

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NAHBS Preview: Olivetti Bicycles

February 14, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

A few weeks ago we caught up with Chris McGovern of McGovern Cycles as he prepares for NAHBS. In our conversation, we asked Chris who he was looking forward to seeing during the show this

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NAHBS 2018 Preview: Sklar Bikes

February 9, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 1

If you have been paying any attention to the hand-built bicycle scene over the last year, you likely have caught wind of Adam Sklar. His bikes are eye-catching and popping up all over the internet

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Behind the Veil of Faranak Partoazar

January 12, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 3

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

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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

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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

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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

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Access: The Power of Paper Maps

November 24, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 6

By Brian Fox, United States Geological Survey  Mapping is important these days. Maps are critical to helping people discover the closest coffee shop, navigate to a new place or, in our case, discover and experience