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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

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Bikes Belong Awards $33,000 in Grants

September 12, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Bikes Belong has announced four grants that will help construct community paths in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Oklahoma—and build some beautiful Colorado singletrack. Centre Region Bicycle Coalition–Musser Gap Greenway (State College, PA)A $10,000 grant will support

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NEWS

Lance Armstrong Un-retires

September 12, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

According to a statement posted on September 9th on his livestrong.org website, Lance Armstrong has decided to come out of retirement: I am happy to announce that after talking with my children, my family and

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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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Just Riding Along

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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NEWS

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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Just Riding Along

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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NEWS

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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Just Riding Along

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