Rusch Job: Winning

May 17, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words: Rebecca Rusch Photo: Pat R. Notaro for Red Bull Media House Originally published in Issue #190 What is winning to you? Is it KOM/QOM victories that you celebrate alone in front of your computer?


The Rule of the Road

May 9, 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 #190 It’s somewhere over here—just carry your bike towards that tree. Don’t


Just nod if you can hear me

March 29, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photos: Chris Milucky, aka Bama From On the Road With Bama, a column in the print magazine Originally published in Issue #189 Dear Bike Industry: Roll down your window. Your lips move, but I can’t

In Print

The Rant: My Enduro

March 18, 2016 Eric McKeegan 0

Illustration: Stephen Haynes My event would allow only two bikes—any two bikes the racer wanted, but only two, with just tire swaps allowed between stages. No question, the Enduro World Series is a great racing

In Print

Essay: Sharing the Wealth

January 25, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Stevil Kinevil This is the landscape of your standard local ride. You’ve seen it all a hundred times before, but have you really? Taking a friend to your usual stomping grounds and showing them


Opinion: Lust for freedom

January 8, 2016 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

This story comes from the print edition’s column “Behind the Wheel with Bama” written by Chris Milucky, aka Bama. Considering we’re in the throes of winter now, it felt appropriate to share. It might be

In Print

The Rant: Quality

December 21, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

From Issue #187 “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” is book I read in my 20s. Looking back, the thing I most liked about it was how it made me feel not alone. At


Rusch Job: Riding with no hands

November 11, 2015 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

By Rebecca Rusch From Issue #188 As a kid, being able to ride no-handed was a rite of passage and the pinnacle of bike-handling coolness. It’s a killer move I never mastered until well into

In Print

The Rant: Genetic predisposition

November 4, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Originally published in Issue #182 Some people claim there is a “wheelie gene” and either you are born with the innate balance needed to wheelie or you are doomed to a life of dull, two-wheels-on-the-ground

In Print

The Rant: Where goest thou, gnar?

October 7, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

From Issue #186 The axiom we hear is this: If we can make enough easy-to-ride trails, more people will ride mountain bikes, which will mean more trails and more access for everyone. My favorite trails

First Impression

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

Bike Industry News

Opinion: The State of Singlespeeds

June 15, 2015 Eric McKeegan 0

Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared in Issue #185 but due to a printing gremlin, the final few lines were cut off. It is reprinted here in its entirety. To read the reviews of the