Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
There are certain defining moments in history. Moments that impact every living soul. It seems, for instance, that every American alive during the 1960s can recall where they were and what they were doing when JFK was assassinated. That day, that hour, that very second has become a touchstone in American history. The first time I listed to Black Sabbath was like that.
Forty five riders from around the globe all vied for the top honors at the second Red Bull Roast It competition, treating the crowd to a dirt-jumping spectacle.
Salsa-sponsored rider Jay Petervary took the top spot on the podium at the 2013 Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) race in Alaska, setting a course record in the process.
So, you didn’t get a calendar back in January? No problem. We can sell you a yearly calendar that begins on any month of your choosing. What’s more, it’s a calendar that puts all others to shame with the best mountain bike photography of the year. You slacked, but we have your back. Get it now.
While we were impressed with Cannondale’s 26er version of its Trigger trail bike, all of our testers wanted to give the 29er version a go. We now have a Trigger 29er and will be showcasing it in the pages of Bike. In the meantime, here’s a quick video preview we made of the new Cannondale Trigger 29er.
Over the past decade, Bell’s been positioned as the “affordable” brand of helmets while its twin sister, Giro, received the sexy features. That’s all changing. Bell’s new Full 9 and Super helmet models suggest that Bell is on track to regain some of its former glory as a high-end, no-holds-barred helmet maker. We went inside Bell’s think tank to get the inside story on how a helmet is born: from rough sketch to high-tech brain bucket.