Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
Rustic diversity, the tactile challenge that comes with trying to stuff a pair of rolling wheels down a twisty piece of dirt that never had wheels in mind when it became a trail, gets shunted to the side as new trails are crafted that reward momentum and are tailored to ease the wheel’s passage.
Sombrio is teaming up with Bike Magazine, Boombotix and Ride SFO to bring their pumptrack to San Francisco this Saturday, November 3. Come ride! It’s free–plus Sombrio has bikes, pads and helmets for you to use.
Right outside of the town of Bariloche is some of the sweetest ribbons of singletrack any of us had ever experienced. Not only that, but directly in town is a top quality shuttle zone that had us saying “one more run” over and over.
The Rocky Mountain crew–Wade Simmons, Andreas Hestler, Geoff Gulevich and Thomas Vanderham–went looking for the ultimate all-mountain adventure and wound up in Argentina. Huge climbs, huge descents, beers, high fives, sunshine…. All the good stuff. Check out the three videos and photo gallery below, and stay tuned for more. EPISODE #1 When we travel together
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”)