By Vernon Felton It’s been said before, but one of the best ways to upgrade any bike is to add a new wheelset to the mix. Unfortunately, wheelsets (particularly those of the light, strong and stiff variety) don’t come cheap. Not by a long shot. Wheelsets, in fact, have become outrageously (dare I say “stupidly”) […]
Eric Porter and Parker Williams. St. George, Utah.
Sal ponders the, er, mountain biker-ness of the oval office candidates
This video (the first in a series) highlights the initial foray of a group of international riders (including Mark Weir and Fabien Barel) as they explore the trails of Morocco.
David Bishop. Southern Chilcotins, BC.
etnies asked users to upload photos of their favorite destination(s) and tell us why the location is an ideal ‘Playground’ for a chance to win an all expense-paid trip for two to Hawaii. Here’s the winning submission.
In this Teva storytelling video, Sam Pilgrim rides with the locals, experiences cultural rituals, demonstrates and discusses endless potential for the growth of the freeride MTB movement in Japan.
Brendan Howey and Curtis Robinson. Sunshine Coast, BC
Anthony Messere. Crankworx 2011.
Timbuk2′s latest messenger bag is loaded with innovative features
You didn’t pick up after your dog and now I’m covered in his recycled Alpo. Trust me on this one: there will be blood.
Andrew Shandro. Whistler, BC.
Chromag Jump Jam. Whistler, BC.
Ian Killick. Kamloops, BC
Hans Rey. Livigno, Italy.
Fruita, Colorado, is home to crazy (good) mix of trails. The Book Cliff (18 Road) trail system is a great place to start sampling the goods.
Brian Earle and Dave Smith. Methow Valley, WA. Photo by Dan Barham.
By Vernon Felton Kona Wah Wah $80/konaworld.com The flat-pedal market is awash is fancy, wafer-thin models that’ll cost you a mint…and then there are the decidedly blue-collar Kona Wah Wahs. Kona first issued these flats back in 2007 and what you see here is basically the original recipe. At 17-millimeters, the Wah Wahs are plenty […]
Today we are bombarded by more than a hundred channels of televised dysfunction, a million new internet clips a day, and a veritable shit-storm of absolutely inane tweets. The result? No one remembers anything. It’s Internet-induced amnesia.