Author Archives: "Ryan "Squirrel" LaBar"
Pumping It Out – Through the Winter By Liam Mullany “The boys from the UBC Okanagan Mountain Bike club have been working hard over the last few years to build an unreal pump track, and several dumps of fresh snow and below freezing temperatures weren’t going to hinder their riding.”
The answer is 321 topcaps. We had three correct guesses, so we put their names in a hat (ok, it was a pint glass) and drew one. The grand prize (the Xpedo Face Off Pedals and a topcap) winner is: Thomas Adams Runners up, who also guessed correctly (and will be receiving a topcap and [...]
By Seb Kemp If last weeks #NOTT was a scary crawl through a foreboding vision of the future of the web world then this week is a skip and a hop through puppy tail, lollipop candy land in comparison. Let’s start off with the “accidental” leak of a prototype product that led to all sorts [...]
Felt Bicycles, as a company, has a decidedly XC racer-ish flavor to it. There are more hardtails in the 2012 line up than full suspension bikes, which is sort of a rarity these days in the bike business. And when it comes to the long-travel end of the spectrum, Felt offers their five-model Virtue series.
Gianluca Vernassa Following Danny Hart in San Romolo. This trail looks like a ton of fun.
Source: Monster Energy White Style The 2012 Monster Energy White Style is set to kick off tomorrow, Friday January 27 in Leogang, Austria. Twenty riders from 10 different nations will be participating at the Monster Energy White Style. The course designer and rider, Grant Fielder once again outdid himself and built a sick line for [...]
Anthony Messere and Kirt Voreis ripping some dirt jumps in northern California.
By Seb Kemp The big news this week was that the much-loved SOPA bill cracked under immense public pressure and went slinking down the drain. Almost. Sort of. At one point this week, 1% of all tweets carried the #wikipediablackout tag and the term SOPA was used in a quarter-million tweets hourly during the blackout. [...]
From Chris Akrigg: “So this video is a little update on my progress. It’s been a tough time since my accident, but I feel I’m finally starting to get somewhere. I know it’s not the best riding I’ve ever done, but its where I’m at at the moment–like I say in the vid, ‘I’m not [...]
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