Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

News: Rocky Mountain Launches Altitude Rally Edition

07.15.2013 //

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.

Previewed: Truvativ BlackBox Stevie Smith bars

07.15.2013 //

Steve Smith’s signature bar is high and out in front, giving him ultimate control. His signature 780-millimeter downhill bar features a 30-millimeter rise, which keeps his hands forward, his head up and his eyes focused.

Video: Curtis Keene shreds some of BC’s best trails

07.14.2013 //

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.

Photo of the Day: Steve Lloyd

07.13.2013 //

Vin Quenneville. Moab, Utah.

Dirty Words: The Whirlwinds of Change

07.12.2013 //

The dirty little secret may be that our society has forgotten how to ride a bike. Fear and loathing of the bike may have its roots in the childhood trauma of learning how to ride a bike.

Video: Tyler McCaul and Kirt Voreis–We Live

07.12.2013 //

Working with Teton Gravity Research, Fox brought Tyler McCaul and Kirt Voreis to Northern California for some filming.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

07.12.2013 //

Nick Quinn, Revelstoke, BC

Off Track Podcast & Gallery: Les 2 Alpes

07.11.2013 //

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.

Video: NotBad–The Trailer

07.11.2013 //

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.

Photo of the Day: Nicolas Teichrob

07.11.2013 //

Kyle Norbraten, Fernie, BC

Video: This is Peaty–Andorra Course Preview

07.11.2013 //

Let Peaty take you down the 2013 Andorra World Cup course.

Video: Hard-Tales 2

07.11.2013 //

Frank “Schneidi” Schneider rides his new 2013 NICOLAI Argon AM – equipped with the Gates Carbon Drive system – on a hidden Singletrack that seems perfect for fast and funny hardtail action!

Feature: Jared Graves’ EWS #3 Rider Journal

07.10.2013 //

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!

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga

07.10.2013 //

Garett Buehler. Kamloops, BC

News: iXS Debuts “New Trail RS” Enduro-Style Helmet

07.10.2013 //

With the “Trail RS” iXS presents a new helmet that has been developed in cooperation with freeride legend Richie Schley.

Photo of the Day: Scott Markewitz

07.09.2013 //

Joey Foresta. Park City, UT

Feature: BC Bike Race–Squamish and Whistler

07.09.2013 //

What seemed like an insane number of miles and elevation gain a week ago are now over and done—a figure on our cyclocomputers, an accomplishment achieved, a shiny buckle at the center of our waists.

Video: “Giant Sabotages Shabby Bikes” Campaign

07.09.2013 //

In an inspired turn, Giant Bicycles takes a page out of the Sabotage-era Beastie Boys book with this smart video.

Video: Into the Dirt of Mount Etna

07.09.2013 //

Would you ride a bike down one of the world’s most active volcanoes? These guys would.

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