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DNF DNS DIA

August 31, 2008 Jeff Lockwood 0

DNF I drank beer instead SSWC08 was an amazingly fun time, and I got to enjoy it with some really cool people. We did a lot of riding, partying and… Read more

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ADVOCACY

Monarch Crest Trail Celebration

August 26, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

To celebrate National Public Lands Day the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), Continental Divide Trail Alliance (CDTA), U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Salida Mountain Trails group are coordinating a massive… Read more

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Brain Fart: The Olympics

August 23, 2008 Karen Brooks 0

This year, for the first time in a while, I find myself actually paying attention to the Olympics. As a youngster I used to be fascinated with the amazing feats… Read more

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NEWS

SSWC08, Here We Come!

August 21, 2008 Jeff Lockwood 0

It’s been three years since the circus known as the Singlespeed World Championships touched the shores of the United States. While we here at Dirt Rag aren’t as fortunate as… Read more

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Bike Industry News

Truvativ HammerSchmidt Unveiled

August 19, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Truvativ has just released details of HammerSchmidt, their planetary gear front transmission mechanism. Using just one chainring, the mechanism produces two gear ratios: a standard 1:1 and a 1:1.6 Overdrive.… Read more

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Lost and Found

August 14, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Thanks to Klunkerz director Billy Savage for sharing the following story: From the very beginning of my project I told anyone that would listen that I’m a storyteller with a… Read more

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NEWS

Crankworx Colorado Final Days

August 13, 2008 0

Day three of the Colorado Crankworks begins with more runs down the 28 miles of mountain trails. Today we are given the pleasure of riding some of the 2009 Commencal… Read more

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Bike Industry News

Charlie Kelly’s Press Camp Experience

August 9, 2008 Dirt Rag Magazine 0
Long-time Dirt Rag contributor Charlie Kelly filed this report:

Karen at Dirt Rag asked me to go to the Specialized product presentation, since I live a short bike ride away from it, and that saves the magazine a big airfare that they weren’t going to pay anyway. It’s a press party, and I get some stuff published in the Rag, so I could probably talk my way in as a "journalist."
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