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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

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Five reasons to ride in Austin

July 19, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 2

Words and photos by Leslie Kehmeier Austin, Texas? For mountain biking? The capital of the Lone Star State isn’t usually on the radar when it comes to destinations worthy of riding. However, when you think

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The Hidden Downieville

June 27, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

Words by Kurt Gensheimer, photos by James Adamson  California is home to nearly 40 million people. With constant urban and suburban sprawl, it’s a state where change and “progress” is inevitable. But there is a

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Access: The 42nd Parallel

June 22, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 6

Words by Anthony Duncan, photos by Jesse Cheers I’ve always been vaguely aware of bear protocol when out in the wild. I say “vaguely” because my bear knowledge has never really been tested … until

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Riding on the Dragon’s Back

June 12, 2017 Helena Kotala 7

There was a hint of skepticism on my guides’ faces as we stood in the parking lot and they looked all 5’3″ of me up and down, no doubt trying to decide if it was

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The Amazing South Chilcotin Mountains

March 30, 2017 Mike Cushionbury 0

Words by Mike Cushionbury. Photos by Sterling Lorence. As I trudged up a 45-minute hike-a-bike, less than 1 mile into the “ride” I looked back at Giant Factory racer Adam Craig and sarcastically said, “This