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Seven Springs brings…

October 7, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

…pain. There is pleasure in pain, right? I must be a masochist at heart because bringing pain to myself seems to be my style. Anyone who is willing to ride their bicycle for 24 hours

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Interbike Musings

October 6, 2007 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Dirt Rag Blog Take One. Vegas Baby. And Interbike. When I first started working at Dirt Rag back in June, the whispering of the plans for Interbike 2007 was just beginning. I had naively assumed

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Brain Fart: Confession of an Addict

October 6, 2007 Justin Steiner 0

    Addiction is a strong word, so now that I have your attention, I’ll change my wording from addict to fanatic. What is it that I’m so hung up on? Rearview mirrors! I must

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Post Interbike Thoughts

October 2, 2007 Jeff Lockwood 0

I’ve been going to Interbike for ten years now. I’ve seen a lot of different stuff, and met many cool people over the years. Yet, a few years ago I started to become kind of

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Outside the Inside of Interbike

September 30, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Today’s Blog from Interbike comes from Chris Coccia. Chris is a stand-up comedian who has shows in Vegas this week. Since he’s also a big bike nerd, we invited him to do some blogging, etc.

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Interbike: Bootlegger

September 27, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

By now you’ve read Karen and Shannon’s blog entries from day one of the On-Dirt Demo at Bootleg Canyon. I missed out on the opening day action, but was in line bright and early today

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The Sand, The Sky – Day 1 of Interbike Dirt Demo

September 27, 2007 Karen Brooks 0

Ah, the wide blue skies of the Nevada desert… stretching overhead like a magnifying glass, and we’re just pale ants scurrying around in the dust and gravel underneath. That’s sometimes what this woods-dweller thinks about

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Blog: InterBike 2007

September 27, 2007 Shannon Mominee 0

Well it’s that time of year again and the Dirt Rag staff is in Las Vegas preparing to bring all the excitement of InterBike to a computer screen near you. Fighting through the jetlag, lost

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Interbike 2007 Prequel

September 26, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

I’m in. Non-stop from the Burgh to Sin City, thankyouverymuch Southwest Airlines. Treasure Island, that’ll be my home away from home for the next five nights. I wonder if they picked the sign colors to

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Brain Fart: Misadventure in Portugal

September 22, 2007 Shannon Mominee 0

Recently, I experienced my first full fledge bike tour on a trip with A2Z Adventures (www.a2z-adventures.com) in Portugal. The duration was eight days and covered about 370 miles, depending on how many turns were missed

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Flog

September 15, 2007 Jeff Lockwood 0

That’s right. I’m calling this a Flog. You might have noticed that we did away with our usual method for posting Brain Farts. We figured it was better and easier for everyone involved to just

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9.11.2001 Remembered

September 14, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

After the September 11th attacks, Michael Browne, Dirt Rag’s editor at that time, sent out a request via our eNewsletter. Here’s what it said: “I haven’t been able to get away from the news for

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Put A Load On, Pt. 2

September 13, 2007 Karen Brooks 0

Awhile back I wrote about getting interested in cargo bikes and other ways to carry things by bike (instead of on your back). Since then I’ve used Maurice’s B.O.B. trailer quite a few times, particularly

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Racing Tidbits

September 11, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 1

Cyclocross NationalsThe USA Cycling 2007 Cyclocross National Championships are scheduled for December 12th-16th at Wyandotte County Park in Kansas City, KS. If you’re planning on attending, then you’ll want to note that online registration will

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Brain Fart: Reward! $100

August 31, 2007 Maurice Tierney 0

Reward:$100 for any information leading the capture, arrest, public humiliation, race license revocation, and torture for the guy who dropped that Gu packet on the race course. You know who you are, but who the

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Pigs on Bikes

August 18, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

It seems that U.S. Secretay of Transportation Mary Peters feels that spending DOT moneys on bicycle paths is just another way to spell pork. According to the excerpt below, from the League of American Bicyclists

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2008 Santa Cruz Bikes

August 12, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

With the bicycle industry trade shows in Europe and the USA right around the corner, manufacturers are taking the wraps off their 2008 models. The folks at Santa Cruz bikes gave Dirt Rag the skinny

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Fashionably late.

August 10, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Hi. I also am posting my first race report. Carol Clemens is my name and racing mountain bikes, well I guess it is my game.This is a little something about one of the endurance series