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ADVOCACY

A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Bicycles

May 1, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The Transportation Research Boards’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 500, Vol. 18, Guidance for Implementation of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan: A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Bicycles provides strategies that can

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NEWS

World Tour Action: Sea Otter Classic

April 19, 2008 Karen Brooks 0

Dirt Rag is on the scene at the 18th annual Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California. This event has grown over the years into much more than just a race, although the competition does cover

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ADVOCACY

Pennsylvania Mountain Bike Summit

April 3, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The following message is from an email sent by Central Pennsylvania IMBA Rep. Frank Maguire: OK, OK, so it has been tried before, but now more than ever it seems important for mountain bikers in

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ADVOCACY

Access Alert: Montana

March 29, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

This just in from IMBA: Mountain bikers stand to lose access to many spectacular rides in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in southwest Montana. The forest wants to institute a blanket ban on bicycling in backcountry

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Just Riding Along

RE: On The Rise: Winter Racing

February 27, 2008 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Here in Houghton, Michigan (in the upper peninsula) we get an average of about 200 inches of snow per year–basically it snows from November into April. As you may imagine, it’s rare around here to

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Bike Industry News

Granny Goes Galactic

February 26, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Granny is typically the mild mannered, conservative type, but her recent press release is out of this world: Galactic Championship of 24 Hour Mountain Bike Racing Set For Moab, Utah, USA, EarthPioneer of the Sport

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NEWS

12 hours of Santos

February 22, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The world of endurance racing. This world that I placed myself in has a lot of interesting experiences to offer, the idea of winning a race for example. On paper that sounds wonderful, and in

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NEWS

On the rise: Winter racing

February 8, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Yesterday, I was sort of kidding about winter riding — how it’s difficult and dangerous, and strictly for the obsessive cyclist. Today, I was reminded by several readers that riding in snow and ice can

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NEWS

Olympic MTB Team Named

February 1, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

This just in from USA Cycling: USA Cycling announced the names of 11 athletes who are eligible to represent the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games in the discipline of men’s and women’s mountain

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NEWS

Jonathan Page at CX Worlds

January 31, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Last weekend in Italy, the World Championships of Cyclocross took place. A few weeks ago, I mentioned that Jonathan Page was competing — he’s probably the best cyclocross racer the US has ever produced, having

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NEWS

Lance: Getting serious about dirt?

January 30, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Lance Armstrong is apparently gearing up for racing in the Leadville 100. You’ll recall that he rode sections of the legendary offroad marathon last year with his trainer Chris Carmichael, but didn’t end up riding.