Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
For the past month, we’ve been running a contest on Facebook, Twitter and within our weekly newsletter. The premise was simple: click a link, enter the contest and pray to the Gods of Shwag that you’d be picked as one of the 10 winners of some fine Jett kit. Well, the contest is over and it’s time to announce the lucky ten.
The greatest show on earth about mountain bike racing? Yes. Or to put it more accurately, hell yes! Host Tristan Merrick and his motley crew of insiders and racers lay down the real story of what’s happening right now in the world of mountain bike racing. No fluff. No lame excuses–just smart, insightful talk from the people in the know. Check it out.
weekend. Martin Soderstrom from Sweden took the event with a solid final run and went home with an extra $8,000 in his pocket. Another super fun event held by Winter Park! #CFFEST
After a stressfull week on the GXC circuit, the guys needed some down time out in St Tropez. Sun, sand and Bryceland’s backside was the perfect cure, before heading home for National Champs… Which turned out to be a belter of a course, fast and dusty in the height of the British Summer… An epic race, but some bad luck for Peaty once again, check the full story inside…
It’s an advertisement–but a pretty kick ass advertisement all the same. Okay, the shot of some dude’s butt–that I could live without–but the line “Maybe you think it’s all Red Bulls and high-fives, but it’s not.” got my attention. Nice writing. Good footage. If only more adverts were made like this, I might actually watch them. Nice work from the people at Backcountry.com
What sets X01 apart from its slightly pricier sibling? Why should you even care when you’ve probably spent years shifting a front derailleur and never thought, “Man, what I need right now is some way to just rid myself of that thing that makes climbing hills easy!” Fair questions. Here are some answers.
The first thing you notice about the EVO flat pedal is that it is freakishly thin. At a mere 11 millimeters at their thickest point, these things give you a hell of a lot more clearance than you average flat pedal—a huge plus if you live and ride amongst the roots and rocks or if you (like me) favor bikes with low bottom brackets.
It’s a big time of the year for Enduro racing: July is the month where you have to score the big results and do your best at the most important race of the season. Follow this incredible month’s footage of Jerôme Clementz, riding, sharing, racing and winning EWS in Les 2 Alpes and Megavalanche in Alpes D’Huez.