Los Padres National Forest Traverse

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

MTB Project Featured Ride

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

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


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.


Featured Ride: Skyline Trail, California

October 31, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Photos and information from MTBProject.com  Skyline is a 15-mile (one-way) singletrack trail in southern California’s Big Bear and San Bernadino National Forest—a cross country ride on a high mountain ridge with few sustained up or


First Ride: 2017 Kona Operator

October 18, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Photos by Caleb Smith and the author. Let me start this out with some honesty. The last time I was on a downhill hike was almost two years ago, and even then I was nursing


Featured Ride: Lewis River Trail, Washington

September 27, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Information and photos from MTB Project. There are some longer, more well-known river trails in neighboring Oregon, namely the McKenzie River Trail and the epic North Umpqua. But this all-singletrack trail along the clear waters


Featured Ride: Doctor Park, Colorado

September 12, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Trail information and photos courtesy of MTB Project. Autumn colors are beginning to show in the Colorado high country. The Doctor Park trail is beloved by locals, especially in the fall when the aspens are