Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
Today, Rocky Mountain announced the debut of their new, enduro-oriented Altitude Rally Edition model. There are, in fact, two Rally Edition 650b bikes, both of which sport “race-tuned” suspension, 1×10 drivetrains, DH-width bars and burlier wheels.
On a break between Enduro World Series races, California-based Curtis Keene took a trip up to western Canada with his Specialized Enduro 29 for a sampling of the area’s well-known trails. While all the hype these days is focused on 650b, this is the bike that still suggests that there’s still plenty of potential to design long-travel 29ers that defy conventional thinking.
Off Track host, Tristan Merrick, is joined this week by Giant Factory Racing’s Josh Carlson, who gives us the inside story on what really happened at Val d’Allos with his mega crash. Sven “The Silverback” Martin also makes an appearance to talk about Les 2 Alpes and what he is seeing at each round of the Enduro World Series.
NotBad is the new short film from Anthill Films, the crew who brought you “The Collective,” “Roam,” “Seasons,” “Follow Me,” and “Strength in Numbers.” Starring Brandon Semenuk, Brook MacDonald, Brett Rheeder, Cam McCaul, Andrew Shandro, René Wildhaber and Ryan Howard.
It was all going well, when I saw my whole stage go down the drain. The course tape had been completely broken at the end of a long fast, steep straight. Pretty quickly, I realized that I had missed a corner… I knew I had lost probably a minute or more, and I was fuming!