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Video: “Monkey Business” featuring Lorin Whitaker

Video: “Monkey Business” featuring Lorin Whitaker

Follow high school senior and Canfield Brothers rider Lorin Whitaker on his final cross-country race of his high school mountain bike racing career and for a run down the infamous King Kong freeride line in the Utah desert.


Biking Bears Ears: Getting Dirty in a Contested National Monument

Biking Bears Ears: Getting Dirty in a Contested National Monument

By Maureen Gaffney  Clouds indistinguishable from 50’s-style UFOs marched past, a sleek and silent armada against a blue background. Red, pink and sand-hued rock formations towered, bulgy and swirling in the wavy heat. Any vegetation in this stern expanse looked ready for a fight, scrappy little dukes raised skyward, each fist or finger equipped with ...


Race Recap: True Grit Epic

Race Recap: True Grit Epic

The National Ultra Endurance (NUE) series is dedicated to 100 mile and 100 kilometer mountain bike racing. With over a dozen races across the United States and a newly added race in Costa Rica, both professional and amateur athletes alike have been chasing the series title since its birth in 2006. For 2017, the NUE ...


Featured Ride: Gooseberry Mesa – The Big Loop

Featured Ride: Gooseberry Mesa – The Big Loop

Gooseberry Mesa, located in Utah’s southwest corner, is simply one of the most magical places I’ve camped and ridden in the American west. Granted, there’s a lot of territory I haven’t visited, but there’s no denying the worthiness of this destination. Having been constructed over 20 years ago by the Harris brothers, the Gooseberry Mesa ...


Red Bull Rampage: Brandon Semenuk’s Winning Run

Red Bull Rampage: Brandon Semenuk’s Winning Run

photo by Garth Milan courtesy of Red Bull Style, class, and ice in his veins, Brandon Semenuk showed up to win Red Bull Rampage and did just that. After strong winds delayed the start of the competition Semenuk wasted no time showing everyone he meant business in a field of 20 of the best riders ...


On the Eve of Rampage

On the Eve of Rampage

Photos by Brian Lorence Well, its that time of the year again when a large portion of the mountain bike community drops everything to watch an elite few push the boundaries of what is possible on a bike. Red Bull Rampage has gone down in the deserts of Utah since 2001 and the amount of ...


Red Bull Rampage returns – September 26-28

Red Bull Rampage returns – September 26-28

The event that has launched viral video stars and dropped thousands of jaws returns to Utah this fall, a freeride mountain biking spectacle known the world over as a proving ground for the best, bravest and most well-rounded rider on two wheels. Red Bull Rampage, a marquee event in the NBC Signature Series, will take ...


Passing Through: Little Creek Mesa, UT

Passing Through: Little Creek Mesa, UT

by James Murren Southwestern Utah, with St. George and Hurricane, is a true mountain bike destination. Add in Gooseberry Mesa, and you easily have an extra-long weekend of riding available to you. Throw in Little Creek Mesa, and you now have a week of riding red dirt and slick rock in your purse of riches. ...


Beyond the Snow: Best Ski Resorts For Mountain Biking Bliss

Beyond the Snow: Best Ski Resorts For Mountain Biking Bliss

Editor’s note: The next issue of Dirt Rag is all about ~The Future~ (said with a booming echo). Our Gear focus for the issue is on bike park gear, and the two fit rim-and-tire because bike parks and resorts are becoming more a part of the everyday mountain biker’s experience every year, with more parks ...


Enter to win the Ultimate Desert Giveaway!!!

Enter to win the Ultimate Desert Giveaway!!!

We have the Golden Tickets!!! Club Ride is picking up the tab on a 2-night tear-drop trailer rental from our friends at Off The Grid Rentals in St. George, Utah.  If that isn’t enough a great Club Ride partner Over the Edge Sports in Hurricane, Utah is giving the winner 3-days of bike rentals for ...


Getting Technical: Reece Wallace and K.C. Dean In Deer Valley, Utah

Getting Technical: Reece Wallace and K.C. Dean In Deer Valley, Utah

There are a few things better than a day with friends on amazing trails. Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT has some of the finest bike park trails in the United States and Reece and K.C. revel in the flow and jumps in this latest edit. Sit back relax and get stoked to hit the trails with ...


What To Do At Red Bull Rampage When Not Rampaging

What To Do At Red Bull Rampage When Not Rampaging

Words by William Kirk Photos by Josh Pekich   Red Bull Rampage is the ultimate spectacle in mountain biking. Large enough that big wave surfers and mega ramp athletes alike bow down to the athlete’s display of courage in the desert of Utah each October. That said, it is very much a spectator sport; very ...


A Taste of the Wasatch

A Taste of the Wasatch

It was still dark; I sat on a slab of granite staring down at the lakes below descending like giant glistening stairs. The mosquitos were already hard at work trying to get to my blood through two layers of clothing as I looked over my shoulder to see the headlamps of my travel partners disappearing ...


High Star Ranch: Away From The Lift Lines

High Star Ranch: Away From The Lift Lines

Away from the lift lines and away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Park City lies the small town of Kamas, UT. Kamas, known as the gateway to the Unitas Mountains, sits in the rolling foothills. Kamas is home to cattle ranches, tumbleweeds and, much to our delight, the High Star Ranch Trail System. ...


Two-Wheeled Snowboarding

Two-Wheeled Snowboarding

In the early 90’s snowboarding was a relatively new sport. Resorts weren’t quite sure what to do with the new breed of snow sliders. Some resorts restricted them to certain areas on the mountain and others outright banned them from riding. Snowboarding in the early 90’s as a teen was my obsession. Each fall when ...


Win a Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival Prize Pack

Win a Hurricane Mountain Bike Festival Prize Pack

This Contest has ended congratulations to the winner Ulises Calvillo of Salinas, CA. Enter to win DEITY blacklabel handlebars, a copperhead 35mm stem and knuckleduster grips, as well as a two-weekend festival, passes and a two-night hotel stay for the 2018 Hurricane MTB Festival! Enter to win below.   Complete the survey below by 11:59 pm January 10, 2018, to ...


Inner City Singletrack: West

Inner City Singletrack: West

By Nick Legan When traveling to a big city there’s no reason to leave your mountain bike at home. If you find yourself near any of these places, know that your mountain bike tribe has laid the groundwork for some of the best riding you’ve never heard of. From full-blown bike parks to hidden singletrack, ...




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