Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

Video: Avid Trail House

05.05.2013 //

Every year the folks at Avid invite journalists to “Trail House”; a low-key press launch with the aim to get writers onto the new gear and out onto the trails. In years past, Trail House was centered in Santa Cruz. This year, the location was Sedona. This video highlights the area’s incredible riding and general vibe.

Photo of the Day: John Gibson

05.04.2013 //

Bow 80 Enduro. Kananaskis Country, Alberta

Video: Trek World Racing Stories: Episode 1

05.04.2013 //

This first episode in Trek’s new series, TREK WORLD RACING STORIES, captures a new beginning for the team as we catch up with Brook MacDonald, Neko Mulally and Greg Williamson as they encounter the course at the Sea Otter Classic in California.

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson

05.03.2013 //

John Alm. Järvsö, Sweden.

Video: The Adventure Series: Cadair Idris & Orange Bikes

05.03.2013 //

The Adventure Series documents a range of unique characters and people across various locations in the UK and Europe. In this second installment, Pete Scullion from Orange Bikes takes the new Orange Five 29 bike on a single-day adventure to the second largest mountain in Wales: Cadair Idris.

News: IMBA/NINER Team Up on Auction

05.03.2013 //

Niner is currently raffling off eight special-edition Jet 9 RDO frames, valued at $3,770 apiece. Proceeds will benefit IMBA and the fight to keep your trails open.

Video: Dream Capture – Episode One

05.02.2013 //

Over the course of one week, Thomas Vanderham linked together his favorite trails in a non-stop road trip from Kamloops, B.C. to Virgin, Utah. That trip is captured here as part of a collaboration between Anthill Films and Sony.

Interview: Curtis Keene on This Year’s Enduro Campaign

05.02.2013 //

Jerome Clementz and all those guys have been crushing it. So now I get to go chase those guys — or they can chase me. We’ll see what happens!

Photo of the Day: Dan Barham

05.02.2013 //

Katrina Strand, Squamish, BC

Video: Wade Simmons Samples the Instinct

05.01.2013 //

In this video, the Godfather himself, Wade Simmons, gives Rocky Mountain’s long-travel 29er a going over and drops his verdict on the bike. We’ve said it before–this rig is sort of floating under the radar right now, but it deserves its share of the limelight.

Video: Danny MacAskill Imaginate Episode 2

05.01.2013 //

In this episode, Danny jumps on the back of a motorcycle and pins it around the track with on of his heroes, Guy Martin. A 140-mile per hour joy ride whilst recovering from back surgery? It made sense at the time. Danny’s plans for the new video project also start to take shape.

News: SCOTT-3Rox Dominates Whiskey 50

05.01.2013 //

You’d be forgiven for thinking Scott Sports was being a bit cocky when, just a few days before the start of this year’s Whiskey 50, the company sent out a press release touting last year’s victory at the Whiskey 50 and promising some stellar events this time around…. But then the SCOTT-3Rox team went and thoroughly dominated this year’s Whiskey as well.

Exclusive: 2013 Bible Review – Norco Range Killer B-1

04.30.2013 //

Norco’s 650b-equipped, all-mountain machine is a well-executed bike that makes some sacrifices to its climbing abilities so that there are no sacrifices—or excuses—on the descents

Photo of the Day: Steve Lloyd

04.30.2013 //

Andrew Whiteford. Virgin, Utah.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

04.29.2013 //

Dave Kinn. Canmore, AB

Video: Aaron Gwin on the Upcoming 2013 Season

04.28.2013 //

Red Bull interviews Aaron Gwin on his thoughts on the move to Specialized and his plans for the 2013 season. With two consecutive UCI World Titles under his belt already, 2013 should prove a big year for Gwin.

Photo of the Day: Nicolas Teichrob

04.28.2013 //

Curtis Robinson. Coast, BC

News: X-Fusion Launches 650b-Specific Trail/Enduro Fork

04.27.2013 //

The Sweep is X-Fusion’s new, dedicated 27.5-inch (650b) compatible fork. The fork features 34-millimeter stanchions and a 46-millimeter offset, which X-Fusion contends gives the fork smooth and precise handling traits.

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga

04.27.2013 //

Dave Watson. Squamish, BC

Photo of the Day: Scott Markewitz

04.26.2013 //

Nat Ross. Sun Valley, ID

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