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COMBA/JCOS Public Forum Success

September 4, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

A few weeks ago, we told you that the Colorado Mountain Bike Association (COMBA) had set up the first ever public meeting between the Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) land managers and the mountain bike

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SSWC08 Video

September 4, 2008 Jeff Lockwood 0

After one lap of the course, on which I consumed two beers and a shot, I decided to bail on the next two laps in favor of continuing the party. I decided to film some

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Old Gunfighters

September 3, 2008 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Bike racing for me has always been a sort of identity. From racing around the neighborhood to retiring my BMX career to my current love of mountain biking, racing has defined my life. I began writing this at three in the morning after racing slalom at the U.S. National MTB Championships at Mount Snow, VT. I was in a mood…

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Trips for Kids Founder Wins Jefferson Award

August 31, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Marilyn Price, Trips for Kid’s founding director, was recently awarded the Jefferson Award for community service. The Jefferson Award spotlights ordinary people who do extraordinary things without expectation of recognition or reward. Trips for Kids

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DNF DNS DIA

August 31, 2008 Jeff Lockwood 0

DNF I drank beer instead SSWC08 was an amazingly fun time, and I got to enjoy it with some really cool people. We did a lot of riding, partying and traveling out there. Sleep and

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The Singlespeed World Championships 2008

August 28, 2008 Karen Brooks 0

The Singlespeed World Championships: Holy cow, that was a whirlwind tour of some sweet spots in Northern California’s riding stash, and a great family reunion of the singlespeed tribe. Jeff Lockwood – web dude emeritus,

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Monarch Crest Trail Celebration

August 26, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

To celebrate National Public Lands Day the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), Continental Divide Trail Alliance (CDTA), U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Salida Mountain Trails group are coordinating a massive volunteer effort on the Monarch

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Brain Fart: The Olympics

August 23, 2008 Karen Brooks 0

This year, for the first time in a while, I find myself actually paying attention to the Olympics. As a youngster I used to be fascinated with the amazing feats of the likes of Nadia

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SSWC08, Here We Come!

August 21, 2008 Jeff Lockwood 0

It’s been three years since the circus known as the Singlespeed World Championships touched the shores of the United States. While we here at Dirt Rag aren’t as fortunate as we were in 2005 to

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Kokanee Crankworx Whistler, BC August 13th

August 17, 2008 0

Day five of the Kokanee Crankworx in Whistler BC is Dirt Rag’s first for the 2008 event. Most of the day has been spent on two planes and a bus, a small price to pay

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First Annual JORBA Bike Festival

August 15, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

When: September 13th, 2008, 10:00 a.m. until ? Where: Waterloo Concert Field adjacent to Allamuchy and Stephens State Parks, NJ. Why: The goal of the “fest” is to promote responsible trail stewardship and cycling advocacy

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COMBA Hosts Open Space Trails Public Forum

August 13, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Colorado Mountain Bike Association (COMBA) has set up the first ever public meeting between the Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) land managers and the mountain bike community—scheduled for Tuesday, August 19th, 2009 from 7:00

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Crankworx Colorado Final Days

August 13, 2008 0

Day three of the Colorado Crankworks begins with more runs down the 28 miles of mountain trails. Today we are given the pleasure of riding some of the 2009 Commencal offerings. I am sampling the

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Conventions Bike Project

August 5, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Delegates, party officials, and the national media attending at the Democratic and Republican national conventions later this year will have the opportunity to borrow free loaner bikes to use during the events. Bikes Belong, in

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Crankworx Colorado Day Two

August 5, 2008 0

(Friday, August 1st) The first full day at the 2008 Crankworx Colorado has lived up to my expectations. It would be hard to have a bad day that begins with a few good chair lift-assisted

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Crankworx Colorado – Winter Park

August 5, 2008 0

(Thursday, July 31) It has been one year since its inception to the mountain bike world. The Colorado Crankworx course is set, and it is intense. No…not like camping in-tents. It IS intense. Our late

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Cactus Cup Update

August 1, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

As we previously reported, the Mountain’s Edge 2008 Cactus Cup is scheduled for September 19th – 21st, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. The latest incarnation of this venerable event sticks with the tried and true