Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
More coverage than a cross-country lid, but with an eye at keeping things light and breezy, Troy Lee Design’s A1 enters the burgeoning enduro helmet market. Here’s an interview with TLD’s Stikman on the what, where and why-the-hell of the new helmet.
Here’s what I take away from this video: it doesn’t suck to be Brandon Semenuk. A house in B.C. with five acres of jumps in the backyard, infinite miles of singletrack out the back door, a Subaru WRX to rally on the logging roads of Squamish… This is the video your high-school guidance counselor didn’t want you to see when he was selling you on a degree in Business Administration.
In this episode of Lars n Bars, Lars and Darrin head out to the Chuckanuts (the less hyped riding spot in Bellingham) for some introspective moments and a good dose of Metallica and shred. Proof positive that’s it’s never too cold to go out and ride.
The Wilson has an interesting mix of soft, ground-hugging suspenstion that tracks well in turns and shrugs off square-edged hits, and a stiff, lightweight frame. What did our testers think of it? Check out the video.
Santa Cruz just unveiled the aluminum Blur Trail–the more affordable version of the short-travel, slack geometry trail shredder that pushes the boundaries of what’s possible on a bike with just five inches of rear suspension.
The Ibis Mojo HD has received a few key upgrades since we first tested it two years ago and continues to hold its own in the light, yet brawny, superbike category. Here’s the video review from our Bible of Bike Test sessions in Fruita.
After the last couple weeks of car-wreck serious news about team trades and doping, we thought it high time to take a look at more pressing news from other quarters. Consider this a palate cleanser of sorts.