Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

Video: A Couple’s Ride

06.24.2013 //

Quite possibly the funniest video of the year. No–wait–definitely the funniest video of the year. Just watch it….you’ll see.

Video: The Guts Behind The Glory–Wyn Masters

06.24.2013 //

Red Bull’s new series, “The Guts Behind the Glory”, profiles riders that have made it to the professional downhill circuit through their passion and commitment to the sport they love. In this episode, New Zealand’s reveals what it’s taken for him to be competitive at the World Cup level.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

06.24.2013 //

Reg Mullett. Kananaskis, AB

Video: GT’s 2014 Force All-Mountain Bike

06.23.2013 //

Big changes are afoot at GT. Last week we showcased the new (2014) GT Force and Sensor all-mountain and trail bikes–both of which sport new linkage, lower bottom brackets, new geometries and, it probably goes without saying, 650b wheels. Here’s a short video from GT showcasing the all-mountain Force model.

Video: 10 years of Crankworx

06.23.2013 //

No single event has broken more bones, shattered more dreams and made more heroes than the annual carnage of Crankworx Whistler. Here are highlights from the past ten years.

Photo of the Day: Nicolas Teichrob

06.23.2013 //

Curtis Robinson and Dylan Dunkerton. Whistler, BC

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga

06.22.2013 //

Garett Buehler. Squamish, BC

Photo of the Day: Scott Markewitz

06.21.2013 //

Eric Porter. Park City, UT

Dirty Words: Billions and Billions of Mountain Bikes

06.21.2013 //

I see that Trek has opened its popular Project One bike customization program to mountain bikes. The idea behind Project One is that Trek will build you a bike that is like no other on the planet.
I’m not a math guy and I’m sure some of the numbers folks out there can be a lot more specific (a.k.a correct) about the numbers, but my numbskull calculations put the possible universe of unique Trek Project One mountain bikes at about 33,780,000,060.

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence

06.20.2013 //

Thomas Genon. Crankworx Whistler.

Tested: Feedback Sports Pro Elite

06.20.2013 //

A ways back, I picked this red-anodized beauty as one of my all-time favorite pieces of gear, and with good reason. Feedback’s time-proven design is stable and holds up to constant abuse, yet the rugged stand folds down quickly into a remarkably compact and lightweight, 10.6-pound package.

Photo of the Day: John Gibson

06.19.2013 //

Jay Balaba. Bow Valley, Alberta

Video: Danny MacAskill’s Imaginate

06.19.2013 //

Can Danny MacAskill’s latest video live up to the month of build up and anticipation? Amazingly, it does…and then some. One of the most amazing bits of video filmed to date. You have to check this out.

News: SRAM Offers “QuickView” Computer MTB Mount

06.19.2013 //

If you use a Garmin computer to track your mileage or suffer score, SRAM’s line of QuickView computer mounts are one solution for keeping your computer where it belongs–on your bike, in one piece.

Video: Deity–The DC31 Mohawk

06.19.2013 //

Take a ride with Bas Van Steenbergen as the first Deity Carbon handlebar, the DC31 MOHAWK, makes its public debut!

Video: Riding the Niner Jet 9 in Pisgah

06.19.2013 //

Niner Bikes shot this video of the new Jet 9 in Brevard, North Carolina–the location of our 2011 Bible of Bike Tests, with the help from some of our friends at The Hub. Just watching it makes us miss Pisgah and the excellent town of Brevard.

News: A Revealing Look Into Keith Bontrager’s Life

06.18.2013 //

Keith Bontrager changed the world of mountain biking more than a few times and he did it out of his own garage–making magic from the things he found in dumpsters. Keith Bontrager is one of cycling’s greatest, and most humble talents…. which is why we are putting him on a stage, tossing hundreds of questions at him (including your questions) and broadcasting the entire affair right here on bikemag.com, this Thursday June 20th at 10 A.M. (Pacific Standard Time).

Video: Mavic’s New CrossMax Enduro Tire/Wheel System

06.18.2013 //

A behind-the-scenes look at the R&D process Mavic employed to help create a new enduro-oriented wheel and tire combo–the CrossMax Enduro.

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson

06.17.2013 //

Janne Tjärnström; Darcy Turenne; Trond G Hansen. Åre, Sweden

News: Keith Bontrager Tells All

06.17.2013 //

Keith Bontrager changed the world of mountain biking more than a few times and he did it out of his own garage–making magic from the things he found in dumpsters. Keith Bontrager is one of cycling’s greatest, and most humble talents…. which is why we are putting him on a stage, tossing hundreds of questions at him (including your questions) and broadcasting the entire affair right here on bikemag.com, this Thursday June 20th at 10 A.M. (Pacific Standard Time).

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