Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

Video: How To Create A Force of Nature

05.13.2013 //

It’s just around the corner–May 17th–the day Whistler Bike Park opens up for the season. Here’s a fun video about what it takes to make that happen.

Photo of the Day: Steve Lloyd

05.13.2013 //

Steven Lloyd. Hurricane, Utah.

Video: Rusch Hour

05.13.2013 //

“There’s just a start, a finish and the struggle in between….” So begins this short documentary on Rebecca Rusch’s attempt to set a new record on the 142-mile long Kokopelli Trail. Despite injuries and broken lights, Rusch smashed the female record by an hour–completing the entire trek in just 13 hours and 32 minutes.

Video: Ross Schnell and Nat Ross on Enduro Racing

05.13.2013 //

Can I do an enduro? Is enduro for me? What’s the sport all about? Ross Schnell and Nat Ross give their take on the Enduro movement in general and why they’re excited about the upcoming Big Mountain Enduro Series.

Video: The Wheels of Industry

05.13.2013 //

Hope Technology give an insight into the “average” working day at the Barnoldswick factory. The Tour features a slightly star-studded employee guest list including: Guy Martin, Dougie Lampkin, Steve Peat, Martyn Ashton, Chris Akrigg, Rob Warner, Adam Brayton, Rob Jarman, Neil Donoghue and Olympic Gold Medalist Tim Baillie.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

05.12.2013 //

Nick Quinn. Invermere, BC

Video: Brett Rheeder in Kamloops

05.12.2013 //

Brett Rheeder makes a strong case for both himself and Kamloops.
Simply so much rad footage packed into one video.

Video: Jono Jones – Spring Awakening

05.12.2013 //

Transition rider, Jono Jones, gives `er on his big bike at about Mach 5. Some jaw-dropping cornering shots in this one.

Photo of the Day: Nicolas Teichrob

05.11.2013 //

Curtis Robinson. Whistler, BC

Video: Simultaneous Dirt Board and Bike Descent in Kamloops

05.11.2013 //

Where can you snowboard and ride your DH bike at the same time? The rock quarry, of course! Check out the lines when Brett Tippie, Jake Tippie and Graham Agassiz drop into the dirt!

Video: On Top of Whistler

05.11.2013 //

With the Whistler Bike Park opening looming large, we thought we’d post Ghost Bike’s Spring 2013 clip, which shows off the singletrack atop the mountain.

Video: The Search for Scree – Brook MacDonald 2013

05.10.2013 //

New Zealand Downhill Mountain Bike Champion Brook MacDonald searches for some new and challenging scree. Brook found some at the Glentanner trails near Mount Cook and quickly picked up some speed. This clip shows him shredding the trails and also riding at his hometown of Hastings.

Video: Chris Akrigg–Five

05.10.2013 //

This box isn’t big enough to tell the full story, so all I’ll say for now is I had a lot of fun putting this edit together and it was probably one of the most challenging in every way. Have a watch and we’ll talk later….

The Bakery: Leprechauns, Lumberjacks and Bob Ross

05.09.2013 //

A few weeks ago I pulled a douche move and went riding on a trail day; my indiscretion has weighed on me ever since. It was time to alleviate this guilty conscience of mine; forgive me father for I have sinned it has been 237 days since my last trail work.

Video: The Inca Avalanche Draws Near

05.09.2013 //

Far off the beaten path of typical downhill courses, the Inca Avalanche starts out at an elevation of nearly 15,000 feet above sea level and descends an outstanding course over traditional Incan roads and paths to the finish line five thousand feet below.

Video: Enduro: A Bike Movie – Episode #5

05.09.2013 //

Two superstars of cycling, with many victories including the Beijing Olympics BMX, have a new challenge, the Enduro World Series.

Video: California Enduro Series: Los Olivos

05.09.2013 //

VP Components and Kali Protectives partnered to host the second round of the California Enduro Series at the Dirt Club in Los Olivos, California. The courses ranged in nature from super fast with stunts and technical flowing tracks to full-on power to the pedals Super D.

Video: Pump Tracks and Kathmandu

05.09.2013 //

Far away from the clichés of a wild Nepal, our shaper and rider Pierre-Edouard Ferry went on to share his knowledge and expertise with Kathmandu¹s youngsters. In a city which teems with life, pumptrack riding can be seen as the symbol of escape for a whole new generation of Nepalese riders. The wheel is spinning in Nepal.

Video: PCA Enduro #3

05.09.2013 //

Professional racer Eric Carter and Racers and Chasers race promoter Robert Herber (collectively, the Progressive Cycle Association or “PCA”) are more than halfway into this year’s GER Series (Gravity Endurance Racing Series). Here’s the footage from the May 5th event at Black Mountain Open Space park, in the heart of San Diego.

Exclusive: The Product that Changed the World

05.08.2013 //

It’s hard to believe that the gadget you see here changed the entire landscape of the mountain biking world—but it did. It started a veritable revolution in bike components, helped usher in a wave of boutique brands and somehow managed to survive the market vagaries that killed off many of those same brands. With Grip Shift, it’s always been a love it or hate it kind of thing.

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