Gear Review: Lauf Trail Racer 29 fork

Lauf’s 990-gram, leaf-spring Trail Racer 29 suspension fork challenges the status quo and—at 60mm-travel—comes up a little short. But that’s not the fork’s only issue. Our Kurt Gensheimer takes a close look at this Icelandic oddity.   Read More »

Fun, techy Soquel Demo Forest a perfect host for our Enduro Compare-O

Though it only measures out to 2,600 acres, the Soquel Demonstration State Forest packs a big mountain biking wallop. We show you around the place, and give you the map for a Compare-O of your own.    Read More »

22 bikes, 14 riders, three days–welcome to Mtbr's first ever Enduro Compare-O

Mtbr’s biggest bike test ever is about to explode…Get the 411 on what we’ll be rolling out on a daily basis over the next month.   Read More »

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1996 Dirt Research Kobuk Build (Updated build pics!)

I purchased one of the NOS Dirt Research frames on Ebay and bought a bunch of other parts to go with the build. My first impression was how light this bike is. It does seem to be very well made and I love the color. My build list is as follows: NOS Dirt Research Kobuk Frame & Fork NOS Dirt R ... Read More »

Dirt Research Kobuk!!!!

Hello MTB riders,I have ordered and received on of the NOS Dirt Research frames from Reid!,and I will be posting some pics of the bike when it is finished.The frame is very well made!Nicely done!!!!!!.I wish they were still around.Any thoughts why they folded.Could it have been the Repack guys????Fi ... Read More »

x-post: Those Dirt Research frames on Ebay

I just put together a post on the "other manufacturers" forum with some more info on those NOS Dirt Research rigid steel Frames/forks that have been selling on Ebay for quite some time. Since I don't think too many people actually visit that forum, I thought I'd post a link here. If someone's been t ... Read More »

Those NOS Steel Dirt Research Frames on Ebay: Here's some more info

I purchased one of those NOS (new old stock) 90s era Dirt Research rigid frame/forks a couple of weeks ago and liked it so much I just got another one. I thought I'd share some info on them in case anyone else is interested. First off, you can find them on Ebay by searching for Dirt Research. T ... Read More »

Dirt Research V-brake boss?

I am building up a NOS 1996 Dirt Research steel frame and want to install V-brakes.The frame was made with a steel welded noodle for cantilevers.What is the best type of rear brake cable stop to use?I had trouble in the past with a CNC clamp on cable stop slipping on the top tube of a similar Bridg ... Read More »

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Dirt Research Product Categories

Hardtail Bike

2001 Badlands 0
0   Reviews
$ 530.00
2001 Bandelier 5
1   Reviews
$ 880.00
2001 Hot Springs 0
0   Reviews
$ 617.00
2001 Kenai 0
0   Reviews
$ 1530.00
2001 Kenai Rock Shox 0
0   Reviews
$ 1365.00
2001 Pecos 0
0   Reviews
$ 956.00
2001 Voyageurs 0
0   Reviews
$ 1900.00

Rigid Bike

2001 Kenai-Rigid 0
0   Reviews
$ 1150.00
2001 Kobuk 0
0   Reviews
$ 565.00



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