Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"

Destination: Fruita’s 18-Road Trail System

10.17.2012 //

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.

Photo of the Day: Dan Barham

10.17.2012 //

Brian Earle and Dave Smith. Methow Valley, WA. Photo by Dan Barham.

Review: Kona Wah Wah Pedals

10.16.2012 //

By Vernon Felton Kona Wah Wah $80/ 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 […]

The Web Monkey Speaks

10.15.2012 //

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.

Photo of the Day: Ryan Creary

10.15.2012 //

Shawn Campbell. Southern Chilcotins, BC.

Left Field: The Science of Smashing a Pint Glass on Your Head

10.14.2012 //

There is a right way and a wrong way to smash a pint glass on your head. At least that’s what I learned from this clip: yet another great edition of Pitchfork’s “Frames” series.

Review: Ode to My Bondhus

10.14.2012 //

15 years of faithful service and the lowly Bondhus is still making fancier tools seem like overly-expensive pieces of crap.

Photo of the Day: Nicolas Teichrob

10.14.2012 //

Kyle Norbraten. Sunshine Coast, BC

Photo of the Day: Margus Riga

10.13.2012 //

Crankworx 2011. Whistler, BC.

Photo of the Day: Scott Markewitz

10.12.2012 //

Sun Valley, ID.

Photo of the Day: Sterling Lorence

10.11.2012 //

Thomas Vanderham . Nicola Valley, BC.

Photo of the Day: Reuben Krabbe

10.10.2012 //

Self Portrait. Calgary, AB.

Tested: Converting from 26er to 650B

10.10.2012 //

Replaceable drop-outs enable you to convert Intense’s Carbine into a 650B rig. We give it a go.

News: The Bible of Bike Tests Begins

10.09.2012 //

Thirty bikes, nine forks, eight tires, six wheelsets, four disc brakes and a hell of a lot more gear all get put to the test here in Fruita, Colorado. Welcome to the Bible of Bike Tests.

Photo of the Day: John Gibson

10.09.2012 //

Garett Buehler. 2010 Red Bull Rampage.

Video: Red Bull Rampage’s Winning Run

10.08.2012 //

What’s it take to win Red Bull Rampage? Here’s your answer: Kurt Sorge’s amazing run.

Photo of the Day: Mattias Fredriksson

10.08.2012 //

Trond G Hansen. Livigno, Italy.

Video: Norbraten’s Qualifying Run

10.07.2012 //

Here’s the ride that netted Kyle Norbraten third in the qualifiers.

Video: James Doerfling’s 2nd Place Qualifier Run

10.07.2012 //

Doerfling took 2nd in the Red Bull Rampage qualifiers with this run.

Video: McCaul’s Top Qualifying Run

10.07.2012 //

Friday’s qualifying runs were fairly mind-boggling all by their bad selves. Cam McCaul fired off what the the judges considered to be the best qualifying run during that round of competition.

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