Bikepacking

Chasing the Tune of Kokopelli

June 11, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 2

by Maureen Gaffney Riding the Kokopelli, the 150-mile trail between the esteemed mountain bike destinations of Fruita, Colorado and Moab, Utah for a second time is like childbirth. Your mind neatly erases the painful bits, assembles a sparkly highlight

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Trail Report: Fair Hill, MD

June 6, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 9

Whenever one has committed to a weekend road trip out of town, the motivation to maximize the time away from work and chores is at an all-time high. As we pointed ourselves eastward on the

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Featured Ride: Pittstown Trails, New York

March 22, 2018 Helena Kotala 3

Pittstown State Forest is located northeast of Albany and Troy, New York and the I-87 corridor. While its 12 miles of trail hardly make it a destination-worthy mountain bike spot, it’s a great place to ride

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Riding the Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike

January 23, 2018 Helena Kotala 2

I have a certain fascination with and interest in exploring abandoned manmade things. There’s a surrealness that comes with being in a place that is in between urban and wild, developed and natural. Rusty metal, crumbling concrete, smashed

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Inner City Singletrack: West

November 7, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

By Nick Legan When traveling to a big city there’s no reason to leave your mountain bike at home. If you find yourself near any of these places, know that your mountain bike tribe has

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Featured Ride: Jockey Hill Trails, NY

October 19, 2017 Helena Kotala 5

One of my favorite parts of mountain bike road trips is discovering those “along the way” trail systems that aren’t your destination but are a nice break from sitting in the car. We all have

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Heli-biking in Alaska? Yes, please!

October 4, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

As of today, the Tordrillo Mountain Lodge in Alaska is open for heli-biking, making it the first outfitter in the United States to offer this service. The Lodge specializes in helicopter-based adventures, including skiing, fishing

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MTB Destination: Kingdom Trails, Vermont

September 8, 2017 Helena Kotala 2

My stomach dropped as I swooped down one berm and up another, steering my bike down the dirt roller coaster that was the aptly-named Sidewinder Trail at the Kingdom Trails in Vermont. It would have