Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

Photo of the Day: Dan Barham

11.15.2013 //

Callum Jelley. Whistler, BC

Long-Term Test: Syntace W35 MX Wheelset

11.14.2013 //

There are wide rims. There are very wide rims. And then there are the Syntace W35 MXs. With a sprawling internal width of 28.5 millimeters, these lightweight, all-mountain rims are a good 4 millimeters wider than what you’ll find on many downhill hoops.

Video: Kelly McGarry’s 72-foot Canyon Gap POV

11.14.2013 //

That 72-foot canyon gap? It’s here. Watch the helmet cam footage from Kelly McGarry’s 2nd place run at Red Bull Rampage 2013.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

11.14.2013 //

Maah Daah Hey Trail, North Dakota

News: Score a Ride with Santa Cruz Bicycles & the Syndicate

11.13.2013 //

Thirty percent off any Santa Cruz Bicycles model you want? Ride with the Syndicate in Santa Cruz? VIP tickets to the premier of Steve Peat’s new movie? Online retailer, The Clymb, is offering all that, but it’s happening in just a few days–you have to jump on this now.

Video: Wink Grant–Insight

11.13.2013 //

Wink’s definitely quiet, and it might be cliché to say this, but he lets his riding do the talking. He’s quietly established himself as one of the most stylish riders in mountain biking. Contests seem to go a long way towards determining your reputation on the bike these days, but Wink’s managed to do this without the exposure that a big slope-style result brings.

Video: Tyler McCaul’s God Luck and Good Speed

11.13.2013 //

Crashes, fireworks, big tricks, boobs and good times. A montage to challenge all montages…

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga

11.13.2013 //

Garett Buehler. Whistler, BC

Exclusive: 2013 Heavy Pedal Tour–Northstar (Lake Tahoe)

11.12.2013 //

Within reach of the San Francisco Bay Area, Reno, and Lake Tahoe, Northstar is a gem in the high sierras that offers boundless recreational opportunities. The Heavy Pedal Tour makes a stop in Tahoe and finds great riding and countless diversions.

Video: 2013 Heavy Pedal Tour–Northstar (Lake Tahoe)

11.12.2013 //

Lake Tahoe has always been an outdoor destination for the greater Bay Area, but it’s only been in the last decade that it’s also blossomed into a true mountain biking destination. The opening of the Rim Trail, greater legalization of trails around the lake and the boom at Northstar’s bike park have turned Tahoe into a legitimately great place to ride.

Gallery: 2013 Heavy Pedal Tour – Northstar (Lake Tahoe)

11.12.2013 //

The 2013 Heavy Pedal Tour’s makes its eighth stop in Lake Tahoe, where they find world-class trails, a booming bike park and countless cool things to do when off the bike. Here’s the photographic proof.

Photo of the Day: Scott Markewitz

11.12.2013 //

Richie Schley. Whistler, BC

Tested: 2013 Rocky Mountain Altitude 790 MSL

11.11.2013 //

The 790 MSL is rocky mountain’s top-of-the-line model. It bears a complete carbon-fiber frame that Rocky says weighs just 5.1 pounds. That frame sports ISCG tabs, a 142×12 rear axle and tidy, internal cable routing. Envy-inducing components include a SRAM X0 drivetrain, Avid X0 Trail brakes, a RockShox Reverb Stealth dropper post and Kashima-coated Fox suspension. There isn’t a weak link in this chain, but at nearly $7,000, there shouldn’t be.

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence

11.11.2013 //

Brandon Semenuk. Squamish, BC

Photo of the Day: John Gibson

11.10.2013 //

Dylan Sherrard. Kamloops, BC

Video: Cam Zink–Relentless

11.10.2013 //

The story isn’t always about winning, landing atop the podium and fist pumping to a cheering crowd of thousands. Sometimes, the best story is the one about the guy who goes down hard and gets back up to do it again. Cameron Zink has played a lead role in both of those stories, but it’s the latter narrative that SRAM chose to highlight here. Check this out.

Video: High in the Himalayas

11.10.2013 //

We wake up in Sarchu, we seem to be getting used to the high altitude now or maybe the pain in the head just gets familiar. We pack our stuff and ride on to the final destination: Leh, the capital of Kashmir.

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson

11.08.2013 //

Danny MacAskill. Stockholm, Sweden

Video: This Is Peaty–Episode 7

11.08.2013 //

Another hectic week, with bikes, beer, ladyboys and bars, we were all ruined and ready for home.
Check out the full story inside Episode 7.

Friday Five: Stretching And Warming Up

11.08.2013 //

A good dynamic warm-up is an important piece of your strength and conditioning session. It reduces the risk of injury, gives you movement practice, and is a great place to incorporate some corrective drills into our program. Monika Marx of Marx Conditioning gives you some smart suggestions.

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