NEWS

Meet the new Webatron5000 team

June 12, 2018 Carolyne Whelan 2

Dirt Rag has been secretly devising a masterful plan for world domination digital development and it is time to unveil the team unleashed to deliver fun, visually stunning content to our online platforms. Drumroll, please:

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

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Blast From the Past: Guerrilla Girls

June 1, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in Dirt Rag Issue #85, published in April 2001. Words by Cynthia Carbone Ward. Art by Sherri Dobay. I arrived in California on Groundhog Day of 1982, a refugee

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

NEWS

IMBA to host its first women’s summit

March 8, 2018 Press release 0

The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) will host its first-ever IMBA UPRISING event to bring together female leaders in mountain biking from all over the country who are cultivating strong riding communities in their backyards.

BIKE CULTURE

Behind the Veil of Faranak Partoazar

January 12, 2018 Dirt Rag Contributor 3

By Steve Thomas Iran, mountain biking and women: There’s a combo you don’t see every day. Meet Faranak Partoazar, the Iranian national cross-country champion, who is shredding convention and preconceptions. Can we get our prize