Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
The second season of This is Peaty rolls off with a bang, Rocky-style: cue the beards, the sweats, the pummeling of beef slabs of beef, the splitting of lumber…from a cinematic point of view, this clip is actually a marriage of both Rocky I and Rocky IV, but more to the point, it’s just funny as hell. Good stuff here. Oh, and there’s riding too.
After being the most successful male mountain biker of all time, and a rally car racing champion, Nico Vouilloz now embarks on the next phase of his competitive life: the first Enduro World Series.
At $125, The North Face’s “Long Way Home” jacket is a hell of a value. It’s also a smartly-designed product: highly breathable, incredibly comfortable and, thanks to its removable sleeves, extremely versatile. An ideal jacket for cross-country rides in fall and spring conditions.
Whitefish Mountain Resort is working with Terraflow Trails headed by Pete Costain who is not only renowned for his flowy trail building, he’s a local biker and skier and knows our mountain like the back of his shovel. The word from around the campfire is…stoked.
“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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.