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Spotlight on Portland

November 9, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Click here to read the New York Times online article: “In Portland, Cultivating a Culture of Two Wheels”. Check out this NYT video on the Portland’s bike scene and the… Read more

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650B-Update

November 7, 2007 Eric McKeegan 0

I mentioned my interest in 650B wheels a few weeks ago in a Brain Fart. I’ve been slowly putting together the needed parts. So far Kirk Pacenti has come through… Read more

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Under Test: Trek Fuel EX9

November 5, 2007 Karl Rosengarth 0
With a tip of the helmet (and any required apologies) to The Godfather, may he rest in peace:

Come here sister
Papa’s in the swing
He ain’t too hip now
but I can dig that new breed bike;
He ain’t no drag
He’s got a brand new bag

Please allow me to introduce my current test bike, a brand-spanking-new 2008 Trek Fuel Ex9.

Trek Fuel EX9
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Riding with Kids Update

November 4, 2007 Eric McKeegan 0

After going to press with “Riding with Kids” in issue 130 our trip to Interbike shed some light on the running/no pedal bike market in the US. Kool-Stop imports the… Read more

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Milwaukee Bike Maps

November 2, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Another post on the subject of bike maps? Well, as my two milk-crates full of accumulated maps will attest, I’m a bit of a map junkie. So, humor me. This… Read more

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The Pleasant Revolution

October 31, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

Here’s a bit of news, fresh from the Xtracycle Blog: Xtracycle Co-founder Kipchoge Spencer is stepping down from his role as Xtracycle president, to follow his long-time dream of taking… Read more

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5,000 Bikes for Zambia

October 24, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

We received the following email from Quality Bicycle Products, a company that distributes bicycles and parts to bike shops. While portions of the email are aimed at QBP’s bike-shop customers,… Read more

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Out Through The Inbox

October 12, 2007 Dirt Rag Magazine 0

SSCXWCThe kids have been busy in the Beaver State. On the weekend of November 10-11th, the Portland Single Speed Collective (PSSC) will play host to SSCXWC— an event that’s billed… Read more

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Interbike Musings

October 6, 2007 Dirt Rag Contributor 0

Dirt Rag Blog Take One. Vegas Baby. And Interbike. When I first started working at Dirt Rag back in June, the whispering of the plans for Interbike 2007 was just… Read more