It’s funny, the collective mountain bike community has been pretty pumped on the inception of the Enduro World Series (or “EWS”), myself included. On one hand, at the inaugural round, there was certainly a lot of excitement. On the other, the EWS is a series comprised of events that have been running for quite some time.
From: pavedmag.com The Secret Race, a new book from ex-pro bike racer Tyler Hamilton and the author of Lance Armstrong’s War, Daniel Coyle, hit bookshelves this past Wednesday, September 5, 2012. On the morning of the book’s release, Hamilton and Coyle appeared on the Today Show. The show’s host, Matt Lauer, focused his interview mainly [...]
Mike Shannon is a 40-year-old, father of four from Bellingham, Washington; thanks to the Easton Cycling sweepstakes, he's also the lucky winner of a team-issue Kona Entourage and an all-expenses-paid trip to Whistler. The lucky bastard.
What will the next generation of elite mountain bikers look like? Sal has a unique spin on what we should be looking for when it comes to recruiting the cream of the crop.
From: pavedmag.com A few weeks ago, we took the opportunity to travel to British Columbia to present Paved and Bike magazine photographer Stephen Wilde with a framed cover of the Fall issue. It features one of his images shot while on assignment for the ‘Zen to Zero’ story that can be found inside the issue. [...]
Whistler isn’t exactly the first place you might think of when hardtails come to mind, but this tidy little edit from Chromag looks to prove that hardtails and the burly singletrack surrounding Whistler and Pemberton can exist together in a state of outright bliss. Source: Chromag Jinya Nishiwaki, Dan Skogland and Kevin Phelps rip hardtails [...]
By Vernon Felton You can’t make this shit up. Let’s say you run a massive nation and that you have a background in covert operations. And let’s say that people who criticize you sometimes find themselves in prison or, well, suddenly no longer breathing. You’re an incredibly powerful man with a lot on your plate—there [...]
Source: Red Bull Brandon is in Whistler, BC for the 10-day event Crankworx, which features the ultimate slopestyle contest of the year, Red Bull Joyride. After a four-hour practice run, Brandon gets ready for the big event, while Intern enjoys the nightlife that Whistler has to offer.
We recently surprised both Wade Simmons and Dan Barham with framed covers from the latest issue of Bike. The "stoke" ensues.
Though Grand Junction is renowned for its cross-country trails, its freeride, downhill and slopestyle scenes remain well under the radar. But you’d never know this if you showed up during the annual ‘Ranchstyle’ event, when pro and amateur slopestyle riders converge near the town for a weekend of flair in the air.
It’s still dark, but the alarm yells at us to get out of bed anyway. After a week like the last one, a long day on the trail is exactly what the doctor ordered. With breakfast in one hand and a much-needed cup of coffee in the other, we traipse around the house collecting gear for the big day ahead.