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February 24, 2017 Helena Kotala 0

I came really close to bailing on the ride. I felt overwhelmed with stuff to get done. It was a dreary day. I was tired. Maybe I’d just take a nap and then spend the


New Bike Wood

November 28, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Stevil Kinevil “New bike wood.” Robert Ives first uttered this phrase to me some 18 years ago in reference to that specific and very special feeling one gets when he or she has a


Rusch Job: My Ten Commandments

October 21, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words: Rebecca Rush Illustration: Stephen Haynes A few columns back I wrote about my definition of winning and defiantly stated that it had little to do with a podium and more to do with personal


Tested: Singlespeeding

October 14, 2016 Katherine Fuller 0

Singlespeeds aren’t rational, like eating cereal for dinner. That’s not healthy; you know better; you just can’t help it; you don’t have time to put together something more complicated or nutritional. You just want to


The Rant: State of the Union

October 5, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

“Put your head down, wipe the spit out your eye Ain’t nobody coming to your poor-me parade When trouble comes to your door, what you ignoring it for You’ll be standing there helpless when it


MTBTP: I Am the Honeydew

September 14, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Ed Note — MTBTP (Mountain Bike Trailer Park) is a new Dirt Rag column written by Uncle Dan that will appear about about twice/month. We scraped him off the walls of the interwebs after he


Motörhead Trip

August 24, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photo: Chris “Bama” Milucky From “On the Road With Bama,” originally published in Issue #191 Moab. Orange waves of sand, frozen in time, almost like me. I’ve been here six weeks—which is about


Rusch Job: Andiamoi

August 22, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words: Rebecca Rusch Illustration: Stephen Haynes Originally published in Issue #192 I was wet, cold and fucking miserable. Riding 500 miles through Italy sounded much more pastoral and heavenly than it was turning out to

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The Rant: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

August 8, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Originally published in Issue #192 “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.” — Leo Tolstoy, “Anna Karenina” Repairing bikes isn’t a great way to make a living. On average, bike


Rusch Job: Two Wheels Matter

July 1, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words: Rebecca Rusch Illustration: Kyle Stecker Originally published in Issue #191 Since you are reading this column, I know that the simple act of moving around on two wheels has changed your life. Riding a


Ones and zeroes

June 13, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photo: Chris Milucky aka Bama From “On the Road With Bama,” a column in the print magazine Originally published in Issue #191 A child of the ’80s, I began my photography with a