The (Final) Dirt

#159 is like the cookbook of how to make something of worth and truly rad. I feel like I was lifted off the ship and pulled put through the sky so I could look down upon the ship and see it as a tiny speck in the ocean, it’s relatively to it’s surroundings, where it has been and where it should go.

The Things I’ve Learned

Twenty years of biking has taught me this: Keep your house in order. Learn how to maintain the trails you have. Sure, build new trail if you really need it but don’t forget to keep what you have tidy. Learn to corner, it will make your life better. Always reserve the right to maintain a…

Momentarily Forgotten

Momentarily Forgotten By Seb Kemp I attempt to hurtle down an old familiar stretch of singletrack. I know the tempo of the trail, what’s over the blind crests and around each turn, but still how my tires play with the details of the route is something I have to be alert to. The web of…

A Couple’s Ride

A Couples’ Ride from Darcy Turenne on Vimeo. This video is brilliant. Anyone who is in a polygamist relationship with their partner and mountain bikes will nod emphatically at all the simple insights. In issue 135 of Dirt Magazine I dabbled with a similar topic. It is in no way as funny as the above…