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NEWS

Showdown at Nine Mile: Uncut

November 7, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The battle for the Men’s Solo Championship at the 2008 USA Cycling 24-Hour Nationals, which took place at the 24 Hours of Nine Mile in Wisconsin, had spectators on the edge of their seats. As

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NEWS

2008 World Cup DH Final

November 7, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Greg Minnaar sailing down the hill on his way to the World Cup overall title. Fraser Britton photo. For the final round of the 2008 World Cup downhill season, the circus made its way to

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Just Riding Along

2008 Punk Bike Enduro Announced

November 1, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The 19th annual Dirt Rag Punk Bike Enduro is scheduled for December 14th, 2008 in Dorseyville, PA. What’s a Punk Bike Enduro? Maurice already addressed that very question in a previous article, where he wrote:

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NEWS

2008 Collegiate MTB Champions Crowned

October 31, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Last weekend’s competition at Banner Elk, NC for the 2008 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships came down to the wire, with Fort Lewis College narrowly beating host Lees-McRae College to win the Division

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ADVOCACY

IMBA Regional Leadership Councils Announced

October 22, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The IMBA State Rep program is being restructured as IMBA Regional Leadership Councils (RLC). IMBA RLC will work within a region, generally consisting of several states, to increase community support for mountain biking, enhance grassroots

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NEWS

Dirt Rag Mega Event Schedule

October 16, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Summer is but a memory, and with the cooler fall temperatures comes hot cyclocross racing action. Not to mention late-season mountain bike racing. It’s the perfect time to strap on a number plate and throw

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ADVOCACY

Conventions Bike Project a Roaring Success

October 15, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

We previously reported on Bike Belong’s project to provide delegates, party officials, and the national media attending at the Democratic and Republican national conventions the opportunity to borrow free loaner bikes to use during the

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ADVOCACY

NEMBA Access Raffle 2008

October 14, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA) is holding their annual raffle, which offers a chance to win some awesome prizes, with the proceeds going to NEMBA’s Trail Grant Program and ongoing advocacy efforts. Grand

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ADVOCACY

That Dam Ride

October 11, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Rails to Trails Act of 1983 may rank as the best thing to happen to American cycling in the last 25 years. Technically section 8(d) of the National Trails Systems Act, this landmark legislation

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Bike Industry News

Interbike Report Day 3: Indoor Show

September 27, 2008 Karen Brooks 0

It’s out of the sun’s intense rays and into the dark (and sometimes dank) caverns of the Sands Convention Center for the next phase of the Interbike adventure. We walked the halls and took a

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Bike Industry News

USA Cycling Announces New MTB Categories

September 20, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

USA Cycling  recently posted the following announcement on www.usacycling.org: Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 12, 2008)—USA Cycling announced today the development and implementation of a new mountain bike category system set to take effect for the

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ADVOCACY

Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew Seeks New Team

September 16, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Would you like to travel the continent, building  cool singletrack, teaching, building relationships with land managers, and spreading the IMBA love? Here’s the skinny on the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew job opportunity, as reported on