Lance Armstrong at the 2009 Tour de France

The Lies of Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong wasn’t on my radar when he started winning the Tour de France in 1999.  Even after the 5th win I hadn’t taken much notice.  Professional road cycling wasn’t something that really interested me at the time.  But, the Lance Armstrong machine was difficult for almost anyone to ignore and he grabbed my attention…

Dirt Rag magazine logo

Q&A: Dirt Rag’s Mike Cushionbury, Editor

Dirt Rag was the first magazine that I subscribed to after I started mountain biking many years back.  Even though I enjoy reading other publications, The Rag continues to be my favorite.  They come at you from a different angle than the other trail mags out there.  There are stories of travel and adventure.  They…

Brian Kennedy, Greg Ratcliffe and James Knott after a winter mountain bike ride.

Riding Snow Covered Trails

Brian Kennedy, Greg Ratcliff and James Knott after a winter mountain bike ride. The forecast for Saturday was for 2-4 inches of snow with temperatures in the high 20s and low 30s.  I love snow and felt compelled to enjoy this winter gift.  For a brief second I considered hitting the local ski hill, but…

Mitch Gay Races in Versailles, Indiana in 2012

Mitch Gay and the Combo Race Team

Mitch Gay founded the Combo Race Team in 2009 because he enjoyed the camaraderie of hanging out with other mountain bikers at big events.  Even though he enjoys racing he has always emphasized that Combo Race Team is less about being fiercely competitive and more about enjoying the sport at all levels.  The team he…