Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
Editor, Brice Minnigh, traveled deep into central Idaho’s White Cloud Mountains with Greg ‘Chopper’ Randolph, photographer Sterling Lorence, and a hardy crew of Sun Valley-area locals for a taste of some of the world’s most pristine, high-speed alpine trails. This video highlight the amazing riding Idaho is justifiably famous for.
We sent our trail correspondent, Everett Burl-Sap to scientifically test 26-inch and 650b wheels against one another using the Banshee Spitfire as the test rig – a 140-millimeter travel mountain bike that features interchangeable dropouts that can accommodate both 26″ and 650b wheels. This test practically dripped with science!
This is your chance to ask Nicol anything about Ibis—the bikes, the journey, the brilliant ideas, the blunders….you name it. So get your questions in now by using #askchuckibis on Twitter and we’ll do our best to toss your queries in front of Mr. Ibis.
Red Bull recently announced a new contest–Red Bull Phenom–aimed squarely at giving up-and-coming riders a shot at becoming the next slopestyle legend. To enter, you must submit a 60 second video of yourself pulling off your best moves and register on redbullphenom.com between April 8th to May 20th.
In the end, Cancellara outsprinted Belgium’s Sep Vanmarcke for the victory in the Velodrome and had enough presence of mind to celebrate the win at the line with the classic Hannibal Lecter-esque, tongue-out-of-the-side-of-the-mouth salute, which is becoming all the rage in professional road racing.
“2012 was definitely the craziest year of my career,” says Martin Soderstrom at the outset of this video. It’s a somber moment that gives way to a blur of insane action because, yeah, it was a hell of a crazy year for the rider who stood atop the podium on some of the biggest events of 2012. Not into slope style? Doesn’t matter. The video is impressive all the same.