Dirt Rag Issue #184 is here

Originally posted on April 30, 2015 at 16:03 pm


On the cover

Gettin’ after it in Sedona, Arizona, by Emily Walley.


The Dirt and Readings

This month we travel to the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival and road trip to 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo. Also, featured columnist Stevil Kinevil laments being off the bike for a bit due to a nasty crash. Plus, Catching Up With Aaron Chase and a close look at Victor Vincente of America’s classic “Topanga!” in Specialty Files



Searching For Alpine Gold in Nelson, British Columbia, by Hailey Elise

There’s a local saying in Nelson, British Columbia, that claims that those who come never leave. Follow along as we travel there to discover not only the culture and atmosphere that keeps people in Nelson, but also the rising mountain bike scene that has become an integral part of building its captivating lifestyle.


Anza-Borrego Desert Bikepacking, by James Murren

Southern California’s Anza-Borrego State Park is comprised of more than 600,000 acres and has more than 500 miles of doubletrack that is paved and/or some combination of dirt/sand/rock. It provides the perfect backdrop for a solo bikepacking trip that becomes as much a personal exploration as a physical one.


The Real Neko Mulally: An American Tale, by Brice Shirebach

Get an exclusive, inside look at American downhill sensation Neko Mulally as the author interviews not only the man himself but his immediate family. It’s a compelling insight to a great American story.


STUFF—Product Testing

  • Side by side comparison of Kona’s Process 134 SE and SL
  • Pivot 499SL Carbon
  • Fyxation Blackhawk fat bike
  • Shimano’s electrifying XTR Di2
  • RockShox Monarch Plus RC3 Debonair shock upgrade
  • And a lot more.

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