Dirt Rag

Dirt Rag

Since 1989
  • Review: SE Racing OM-Duro
    Tester: Eric McKeegan × Age: 42 × Height: 5’11” × Weight: 165 lbs. × Inseam: 32” This bike seems to speak to a lot of riders on an almost genetic level. Perhaps it is because BMX bikes are buried deep in the DNA of every mountain bike and every mountain biker. How do I know […]
  • IMBA to Relaunch Model Trails Program
    For more than a decade, the Ride Centers and Epics designated through the Model Trails program have become iconic mountain bike destinations that influence communities across the country and the world to raise the bar on great places to ride. “It was time for IMBA to evolve its Model Trails program to mirror the evolution […]
  • Dirt Rag Issue #197 is here!
    Get your copy now! Cover Illustration: #vanlife by John Ritter Columns and Readings Our columnist Rebecca Rusch muses on cycling storytelling with former Secretary of State John Kerry and his unwavering love of riding his bike beginning as a kid and continuing to this day. In Dog’s Bollix new columnist Simon Stewart tells a tale […]
  • Gravel Grinding Essentials: An Open Mind and Good Beer
    Words by Jeffrey Stern No longer a fad, but a full blown discipline covering a wide range of mixed surfaces such as dirt, sand, pothole-littered pavement, grass and of course, gravel. Events are springing up across the country featuring long courses, winding through relatively untraveled roads in the most remote corners of states. Gravel grinding, […]
  • Video: Eric Barone Sets New Mountain Bike Speed Record at 141 mph
    The 56-year-old Frenchman reached 141.498 mph on a speed snow track in Vars, France, smashing his own previous record of 138.75 mph.