The Hidden Downieville

June 27, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 1

Words by Kurt Gensheimer, photos by James Adamson  California is home to nearly 40 million people. With constant urban and suburban sprawl, it’s a state where change and “progress” is inevitable. But there is a

Los Padres National Forest Traverse

The Los Padres National Forest Traverse

January 18, 2017 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Words and photos by Jeffrey Stern. The concept was simple really – traverse three mountain ranges, tip-toe around two wilderness areas all while crossing the entire southern portion of Los Padres National Forest, a nearly


Featured Ride: Skyline Trail, California

October 31, 2016 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Photos and information from MTBProject.com  Skyline is a 15-mile (one-way) singletrack trail in southern California’s Big Bear and San Bernadino National Forest—a cross country ride on a high mountain ridge with few sustained up or


Featured Ride: Paradise Royale Loop

January 6, 2016 Justin Steiner 0

This mountain-bike-specific trail system in the Paradise Ridge area of the King Range National Conservation Area is the result of a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the International Mountain Bike Association

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Readers Write: A Halcyon Road Trip

October 20, 2015 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Editor’s Note: Readers Write is an occasional feature of reader-submitted stories. Do you have a story you’d like to share? Send it to web@dirtragmag.com. By James Murren Halcyon is a kingfisher. It is also a