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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

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First Ride: Kona Big Honzo DL

August 1, 2016 Adam Newman 0

Riding photos by Caleb Smith/Kona Kona is the kind of brand that when it wants to f*ck around, it doesn’t f*ck around. It makes solid product backed by solid people who are genuinely more interested

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First Impression: Salsa Pony Rustler

February 24, 2016 Jon Pratt 0

Salsa Cycles’ Pony Rustler is the rotund sibling of the brand’s well-admired Horsethief. Both bikes feature the same basic platform and very similar components, with the obvious difference being the wider wheelset of the Pony

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First Impressions: Norco Torrent 7 Plus

December 1, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Transition Patrol 4

November 30, 2015 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Scott Spark 950

November 27, 2015 Mike Cushionbury 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Devinci Hendrix RS

November 25, 2015 Stephen Haynes 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Charge Bikes Cooker 4

November 23, 2015 Jon Pratt 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Surly Wednesday

November 20, 2015 Katherine Fuller 0

Editor’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Marin Attack Trail 7

November 19, 2015 Justin Steiner 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Kona Hei Hei Trail

November 18, 2015 Adam Newman 0

Ed’s Note: This bike is part of our annual, sub-$3,000 bike test where the Dirt Rag staff spends significant time aboard less-expensive but fully capable offerings that we’d seriously consider buying ourselves. The final review

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First Impression: Trek Fuel EX 29 9.9

November 3, 2015 Adam Newman 0

Few bikes have such a storied lineage as the Fuel EX. Trek introduced a refreshed version of its 27.5-wheeled version last year with the incorporation of the Fox Re:aktiv shock technology. This year the 29er model gets

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Crystal Ball: Bike trends to watch

September 29, 2015 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

It always takes a while to recover from the Interbike trade show but, once we did, three of us who oversee Dirt Rag sat down to discuss trends we saw at the show, what we’re excited

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First Impressions: 2015 Felt Virtue 3

July 8, 2015 Matt Kasprzyk 0

Felt has some bold claims for their 2015 line of Virtue trial bikes. If they’re really going to be the “benchmark for all trial bikes” then this here combo of Felt’s Equilink and Fast suspension