Author Archives: "Vernon Felton"
By Vernon Felton Listening to covers of great songs is usually the auditory equivalent of taking a bath in razor blades and rubbing alcohol. Nevertheless, I have to admit that Rhett Miller’s take on Johnny Cash’s classic Old `97 proves the exception to the rule.
By Seb Kemp Apologies to anyone who was waiting for this. Somewhere around last Friday things became a blur after a rider plowed their front wheel through the back of my head. After that it has all been bright colors and loud noises, blow-up sex dolls and the odour of seared body armor. That’s right, […]
Here’s another animated clip from Pitchfork’s website, in which Wu Tang’s GZA reminisces on the first time he took RZA up to the Bronx to see a block party.
By Vernon Felton Banshee marketing manager, Jon Hadfield, is standing in line for the chairlift when a rider ahead of Hadfield turns around and fixes Hadfield with an eager grin. “Are you guys from Banshee Bikes,” he asks. It’s as good a guess as any—three of us are wending brand new Banshees through the crowded […]
In 2013, Scott Sports will prove one of the most avid proponents of 27.5 (650B) wheels. Scott Sports’ marketing director, Adrian Montgomery, gives us the low-down on both next year’s 27.5 (650B) and 29er Genius models.
Dakine went back to the drawing board and came up with some simple, yet clever, tweaks that make their venerable tailgate pad even better.
Kurt Shimada won The North Face’s “Send It to WIn It” contest with this video right here–and now he’s going to Whistler for free.
By Sal Ruibal This weekend’s Olympic Mountain Bike races are the last events in the London 2012 Games and while these races are far from the most popular events at the Olympics, they are the happiest. That’s because, despite all the teary fake-hugs and glad-for-bronze smiles on NBC, the men and women racing on mountain […]