Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

Exclusive: Up Close… With Specialized’s Beadless Clincher

05.07.2013 //

Specialized Bicycles has a new clincher wheelset (the Roval Control 29 Carbon) that lacks that one thing we all think clincher tires need—bead hooks. WTF? We went to Specialized’s headquarters to find out how that’s even possible.

News: One Lucky Rider Will Snag a Devinci Carbon Dixon

05.06.2013 //

Devinci is giving away an ultra-fast 2013 Carbon Dixon RC to one lucky fan. Easton is upping the win-free-stuff ante with even more carbon swag, including a wheelset and handlebar package. To get a shot at the Dixon, visit Devinci’s Facebook page, watch a video and “Like” the bike. Easy.

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence

05.06.2013 //

Photo: Sterling Lorence

Photo of the Day: Reuben Krabbe

05.05.2013 //

Stephen Matthews. Whistler, BC

Video: Who’s Riding on Cannondale’s Overmountain Team?

05.05.2013 //

Overmountain, all-mountain, enduro…. Oddly, the simplest things always seem to be saddled with a confusing range of synonyms. Nomenclature aside, Cannondale had the foresight to organize a team around enduro riders. With Jereome Clementz, Mark Weir, Jason Moeschler and Ben Cruz on the squad, Cannondale has one of the most ridiculously stacked squads on the planet.

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

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