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Midwest Mountain Bike Summit Rocks

April 28, 2009 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Western Chapter of the Michigan Mountain Bike Association is hosting the 2009 Midwest Mountain Bike Summit on May 29th-31st, 2009 at the Cannonsburg Ski Area near Grand Rapids, MI. A Welcome Reception will take

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$600,000 Bonanza for Paradise Royale MTB Trail

April 27, 2009 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Paradise Royale, a purpose-built mountain bike trail in California’s King Range National Conservation Area (NCA), will receive $600,000 in federal funding from the 2009 omnibus appropriations bill (H.R.1105), which became law on March 30, 2009,

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Rally in the Valley 2009

April 15, 2009 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Philadelphia Mountain Biking Association (PMBA), in cooperation with the Fairmount Park Commission and the Friends of the Wissahickon, presents the 3rd annual Rally in the Valley on Saturday, April 18th, 2009. Join Philly area

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A Day at the Bike Summit

March 20, 2009 Maurice Tierney 0

Lobbying at all, especially at the highest level of American government, is not something I ever thought I’d be involved in. But after 20 years in the bike “business” (and I use that term loosely)

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Fat Tire

March 18, 2009 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Fat  Tire,  a poem submitted  by  Barry  Oblas  of  Phoenix,  AZ: Dialed  into  my  BarracudaCruising  in  the  sageHanging  on  for  dear  life        Wondering…why  don’t  I  act             

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Brent Thomson Memorial Ride

March 5, 2009 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Join fellow cyclists on March 14th as they celebrate the life of mountain bike legend Brent Thomson on the Bootleg Canyon, Nevada trails that he built and made famous. Brent succumbed to complications of heart

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Snotcycle in Leesburg

February 5, 2009 Matt Kasprzyk 0

Last week I was getting psyched up for a weekend in Northern Virginia riding the Leesburg Snotcycle race. The following is a brief recap of the event and some of the debauchery with a couple

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Cyclocross World Championships Coverage

January 30, 2009 Jeff Lockwood 0

If you’re not following Dirt Rag on Twitter, now is a good time to start. Dirt Rag will be at the UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Hoogerheide, Holland on Sunday. We’ll be posting tweets from

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Worst Day of the Year Ride

January 28, 2009 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The 8th annual Worst Day of the Year Ride presented by SKS Germany—to be held in Portland, OR on February 15th, 2009—features an 18-mile urban tour and 40-mile challenge route in one of the world’s