Bikepacking

Chasing the Tune of Kokopelli

June 11, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 2

by Maureen Gaffney Riding the Kokopelli, the 150-mile trail between the esteemed mountain bike destinations of Fruita, Colorado and Moab, Utah for a second time is like childbirth. Your mind neatly erases the painful bits, assembles a sparkly highlight

COLUMNISTS

Hike-a-Bike Diaries

May 30, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 5

Words and Photos by Andrea Wilson I hail originally from the hot, flat realm of Memphis, Tennessee. I moved to the Colorado Front Range almost three years ago, and I’ve been obsessed with finding all

Photo by Dr. Jonathan Dowell
FEATURES

Not All Heroes Wear Capes

May 24, 2018 Carolyne Whelan 7

Or: Why I Always Carry a Map Mountain biking is a lot like the military in two ways: It’s a family and operates as an “army of one” (in most every other way it is

Bikepacking

Sheep, Kiwis & RVs

May 15, 2018 Brett Rothmeyer 0

Words and Photos by Colleen O’neil   I’m grinding up the gravel road, sweating profusely in my rain jacket. A sudden summer shower just passed, so now it’s 80 degrees and sweltering again. Drops of

Bikepacking

Review: Restrap bikepacking bags

March 29, 2018 Helena Kotala 0

With the explosion of bikepacking, the market has become inundated with small bag makers, each with their own take on a relatively simple concept: holding stuff. It seems that each city has its own local

RIDE ADVENTURES

Video: The Fun/Suffer Divide

March 14, 2018 Helena Kotala 0

Access to our remote backcountry trails aboard a mountain bike is becoming more and more challenging. Ride along on the Fun/Suffer Divide with Chris Shalbot, Scott Rinckenberger and Justin Olsen as the trio discovers a

VIDEOS

Video – “Beyond Trails: Atacama”

February 20, 2018 Helena Kotala 0

“Beyond Trails: Atacama” follows the ambitious human powered adventure of Lorraine Blancher and Robin Munshaw as they embark on a multi-day bikepacking expedition through unmapped trails and canyons in the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile. The Atacama Desert, known to