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Wilderness 101

August 8, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

For the past four year, I’ve competed (and I use that term loosely) in the Wilderness 101 in central Pennsylvania. It’s a well-run, epic mountain bike race that covers one huge loop (with no repeats)

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6 Hours of Power

August 2, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The 6 Hours of Power is a great grassroots gathering in Western New York. 2007 marked my second consecutive pilgrimage to Ellicottville to participate in this 6-hour mountain bike race, which offers both solo and

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Numen Trials Video Coming

July 28, 2007 Jeff Lockwood 0

Those ever-talented trials guys are at the 24 Hours of Killington this weekend. They’re doing a big competition, and we’re going to have the videos. Hop on over to the Dirt Rag Video page after

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Chris King ISO 150 Rear Hub

July 25, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0
Chris King ISO 150 Rear Hub

Chris King recently introduced their ISO 150 rear hub, which joins CK’s array of ISO disc hubs, including ISO Disc front (110mm QR) and rear (135mm QR & Bolt-on), ISO 20mm front hub and ISO 24mm front hub.

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Just Riding Along

NYC Century Bike Tour

July 18, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

The NYC Century Bike Tour sounds like a fun ride. Scheduled for Sunday, September 9th, 2007 — and hosted by Transportation Alternatives — the ride offers five route options: 100, 75, 55, 35 and 15

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Look Ma, No Gasoline

July 11, 2007 Jeff Lockwood 0

“Peter Mulvey will be biking to work this September.” Peter Mulvey is a musician. Thus, Peter Mulvey will be going from gig to gig (which is known as touring) on his bicycle. “Most of the

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Bike Industry News

2008 Kona Press Launch

July 11, 2007 Justin Steiner 0

When Mo asked if I would be interested in attending the 2008 Kona Press camp, held in conjunction with Crankworks Colorado, it didn’t take me long to jump all over the opportunity. Thursday morning, I’m

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Fixed, and geared?

July 5, 2007 Eric McKeegan 0

I was paging through one of the many cycling publications we get here at Dirt Rag HQ. It could be someone’s full time job to go through all of them, as we not only get

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The Cheese Has Been Found

July 5, 2007 Jeff Lockwood 0

I challenged our readers to identify a very obscure reference in a Blog posting title: “Where’d the Links Go At?” Joe McManus of Pittsburgh was the only person to figure it out. The reference was

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Bike Industry News

Giant 2008 Press Camp

July 4, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

I just returned from Giant Bicycle press camp, which took place on June 28th – 30th, 2007 at the Northstar at Tahoe resort in sunny California. Although Giant unveiled a new full-suspension model and significant

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So Long, Punk Planet

June 29, 2007 Jeff Lockwood 0

Karen’s post yesterday about periodical postage rate increases reminded me of a Bulletin I wrote on my MySpace page last week. It went something like this: And so it goes… I just got an email

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Bike Industry News

Trek Camp Day 2

June 27, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

If you missed my Day 1 Report, you’ll want to read it first to get a little background. Day 2 and we’re back to the Adams Gulch area, which is convenient for multiple bike testing

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Bike Industry News

Trek Camp Day 1

June 26, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

I’m in Sun Valley, ID, and it’s day one of the media launch for the 2008 Trek and Gary Fisher mountain bikes (and Bontrager tires and wheelsets). The morning is spent in a classroom absorbing

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Flats

June 23, 2007 Eric McKeegan 0

I used to brag about my miles of flat free riding, but lately my good luck seems to be running out. I think it started with last years Wilderness 101 where I pinch-flatted my rear

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2008 Trek Fuel EX Sneak Peek

June 20, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

This Saturday I’m leaving on a jet plane, headed to Sun Valley, ID to attend the official 2008 Trek/Gary Fisher mountain bike press camp. That’s where yours truly, and a cadre of cycling journos, will

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Here we go!

June 19, 2007 Jeff Lockwood 0

Hi there, kids! Welcome to the new Dirt Rag Blog. Us staff people have been talking about doing a blog for a couple of years now. And finally….here we are. As you can see by