Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence

08.29.2013 //

Matt Hunter. Whistler, BC

News: Rocky Mountain Debuts 650b “Thunderbolt” Model

08.28.2013 //

Rocky Mountain Bicycles unveiled a new model today–the Thunderbolt–a bike that blurs the lines between cross-country efficiency and trail bike confidence. Or, to quote the press release, “When XC gets rowdy, the incredibly agile Thunderbolt shines…. At last, an XC bike dedicated as much to flowy singletrack as to punchy technical climbs.”

News: MRP Gets into Rear Suspension

08.28.2013 //

Mountain Racing Products has made big strides of late with greatly improved White Brothers suspension fork offerings and was already busy developing an air-sprung rear shock that will see duty on all-mountain/enduro-style bikes. The purchase of Elka Suspension, however, gives them immediate entry into the coil-sprung, gravity market.

Photo of the Day: Reuben Krabbe

08.28.2013 //

Brandon Dixon.Canmore, Alberta

Exclusive: 2013 Heavy Pedal Tour–Granby Ranch, Colorado

08.28.2013 //

We packed up the camper and left the sparkling dirt of Winter Park, Colorado and headed 30 miles north to the quaint, little mountain town of Granby Ranch, Colorado. Here’s what we found on our visit to Granby’s bike park.

Video: 12 Months, 12 Stories–Episode 8

08.27.2013 //

After Racing in Colorado, Jerome and his friends drove around Utah and Colorado, saw what the region had to offer, met local legend Greg Herbold and, of course, rode the hell out of their bikes. Some great footage in here of Moab’s Whole Enchilada trail, the Slickrock playground and more. Road trip, anyone?

Photo of the Day: John Gibson

08.27.2013 //

Robbie Bourdon. Luna Mesa, UT

News: Jared Graves’ Val D’Isere Race Journal

08.27.2013 //

By Jared Graves Mentally, Round 6 was one of the toughest weekends of my life. Since racing the Val d’Isere World Cup downhill here last year, I have been looking forward to coming back. The town of Val d’Isere is so cool and the surrounding mountains provide beautiful views; the kind that make you stop […]

Blog: Adventure Journal’s Literary Test

08.26.2013 //

Ernest Hemingway and Jon Krakauer– two titans of adventure literature who are rarely considered birds of a feather, but as Adventure Journal’s test illustrates, actually sound a hell of a lot like one another when you get right down to it. Can you tell which is which? Take the test.

News: Clementz and Chausson Take 6th Round of Enduro World Series

08.26.2013 //

The Enduro World Series is heading into the final stretch with Jerome Clementz and Anne Caroline Chausson winning the sixth round event at Val D’Isere, France. Here’s a snapshot of the results and, of course, a video showcasing the action.

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson

08.25.2013 //

Brage Vestavik. Hafjell, Norway.

Photo of the Day: Dan Barham

08.25.2013 //

Seb Kemp. Nepal.

Video: The Bus–A Journey Up North

08.25.2013 //

The Bus: A Journey Up North, is a story of some good friends doing what they do best; having fun, adventuring, and sending it on mountain bikes and kayaks. With the idea to run the bus to be more economical as well as environmentally friendly, the friends converted the school bus to run off waste vegetable oil. The trip turns out to be nothing short of the trip of a lifetime.

Video: Big Moments from Crankworx’s Big Event

08.24.2013 //

Pushing the boundaries of slopestyle mountain biking once again, Red Bull Joyride descended the Whistler Mountain Bike Park today as the exhilarating, gravity-defying anchor event of the Crankworx Whistler Festival.

Photo of the Day: Steve Lloyd

08.24.2013 //

John Simkins. Provo, Utah.

Video: Learning from the Master

08.24.2013 //

Aaron Gwin, he of world championship fame and ridiculous downhill speed, joined the rest of Mammoth’s ODI development Team for a skills camp at Mammoth Mountain last weekend. Aaron and the crew threw down all weekend. Gwin, for his part, imparting his Yoda-like wisdom of the Way of the Roost upon the lucky grooms. Here’s some footage of the resulting radness.

Friday Five: Drink Water

08.23.2013 //

All you need is water. Water is the most essential fuel for living and you should drink more.

Video: Bruno Long’s Deep Summer Slideshow

08.23.2013 //

Wanting to do something different (and pay respects to Crankworx’s 10th Anniversary) at this year’s Deep Summer Photography Competition, Bruno Long decided to go back in time with a retro theme that poked a bit of fun at out Instagram-fueled world. Here’s his slideshow, “Instant Radification”.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

08.23.2013 //

Nick Quinn. Fruita, CO

Photo of the Day: Nicolas Teichrob

08.22.2013 //

Curtis Robinson. Coast, BC

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