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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 2

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

Los Padres National Forest Traverse
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The Los Padres National Forest Traverse

January 18, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photos by Jeffrey Stern. The concept was simple really – traverse three mountain ranges, tip-toe around two wilderness areas all while crossing the entire southern portion of Los Padres National Forest, a nearly

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Featured Ride: Hart Prairie Loop – Arizona

December 19, 2016 Jeff Lockwood 0

The 14.7-mile Hart Prairie Loop lacks any technical challenges, but 40% of the route is singletrack, and it also features long and consistent uphill grades (at high elevation) make for a good workout. The reward

Elm Creek Park Reserve, Minnesota
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Featured Ride: Elm Creek, Minnesota

December 12, 2016 Jeff Lockwood 0

Photos and information from MTBProject.com. At Elm Creek, you’ll ride through a variety of terrain from mature wooded tracks to open prairie areas. Flowing trails with small bumps and rises designed to keep water off

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Featured Ride: Tour de Patapsco, Maryland

November 28, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Photos and information from MTBProject.com. The Tour de Patapsco is a 53.7 mile ride for experienced intermediate and advanced riders that will challenge the technical skills and endurance of even the most accomplished mountain bikers.