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It's World Cup Preview Time! Claudio Blasts Down Fresh Tracks at Lenzerheide 2

This weekend's Downhill World Cup is being held in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. The new venue has a fresh race course that Claudio Caluori can't wait to show you (and scream about!). Join him and Marcelo Gutierrez for a wild ride...

Posted by bturman on 7/1/2015 10:43 AM

PIT BITS - Lenzerheide World Cup 14

Caution, bikes in the nude.

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2015 11:14 AM

A Table in the Dark 1

Framed.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/1/2015 3:01 PM

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In the Know with Troy Brosnan

We promise you, this is the most savage flow you'll see all week! Troy Brosnan makes warp speed look all too easy.

Posted by 970biking on 7/1/2015 10:40 AM

Video Comparison of RockShox Bottomless Rings in a Monarch Shock 6

​RockShox Monarch shocks offer the ability to adjust how much the air spring ramps up using volume spacers known as Bottomless Rings. We rode multiple trails with two and five Bottomless Rings installed for a side-by-side comparison.

Posted by bturman on 6/30/2015 3:47 PM

Connor Fearon and Bernard Kerr Tear Up Italy on an iPhone

Don't let the lack of a fancy camera stop you from documenting your adventures. Take a shred though Pila bike park, Italy.

Posted by 970biking on 7/1/2015 10:50 AM

Bike of the Day: Commencal Supreme FR 1 3

Sexy lines on this freeride ripper from Commencal.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/1/2015 2:51 PM

World Champs in Andorra are Going to Rule! 5

We know the Lenzerheide World Cup is in like 36-minutes, but Andorra World Champs will rule. Pol Romero rips the World Champs DH course in Andorra during this fun and fast edit. #steeperthanitlooks

Posted by sspomer on 6/30/2015 1:30 PM

RACE REPORT - British Downhill Series, Bala

The Bala round of the 2015 British Downhill Series was an adventure in conditions. Deep dust for practice soaked up rain for qualifying to create sticky, heavy mud. By race day, conditions were prime again and the competition went off without a hitch.

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2015 8:53 AM

Bas van Steenbergen Rides Silver Star 1

Nothing better than an entire mountain of freshly groomed trails. Bas van Steenbergen boofs, bonks and scrubs everything in sight!

Posted by 970biking on 6/30/2015 10:29 AM

Don't Look Down! Road Biking Narrow Ledges, Abandoned Airplanes and More 1

What happens when you give former World Champion Trials rider and Guinness Record Holder Vittorio Brumotti a road bike? Road Bike Freestyle 2 shows the Italian trials superstar taking it up another notch. This video is wild!

Posted by bturman on 6/30/2015 9:17 AM

17 Things I Learned At My First World Cups 6

The first time is always the sweetest.

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/30/2015 2:39 PM

First Look: 2016 Orbea Occam AM 27.5 and TR 29 2

Introducing Orbea's 2016 Occam AM and TR bikes. Join us as we travel to Spain to take a close look at what makes each bike tick, who they're best suited to, and what makes them stand out from the crowd.

Posted by bturman on 6/30/2015 11:50 AM

BC Bike Race Day 2, Powell River

Prime trails, epic camping, massages...Day 2 of the BC Bike Race delivers.

Posted by sspomer on 6/30/2015 1:19 PM

The Loam Farm 2

Welcome to the Loam Farm. Paul Gannon, Nate McDonald, and Sylas Linnemann ride some of Washington's finest.

Posted by csteen on 6/30/2015 10:29 AM

Getting Loose in Morzine - Intense Factory Racing 2

Warning: This video contains adult language, gratuitous speed and graphic shredding. Viewer discretion is advised.

Posted by dhgnar on 6/30/2015 9:41 AM

Hertz Skinny Lines 5

Remember the days way back when this was the pinnacle of freeride mountain biking?! We've come a long ways!

Posted by 970biking on 6/30/2015 10:39 AM

Footplant Table - Daily Shot 1

How do you pull a footplant table? Easy, get a friend to help you!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/30/2015 6:39 AM

Bike of the Day: Intense Spider 275 4 8

The extra-awesome edition!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/30/2015 5:56 AM

Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by crankbrothers 2

Rad prizes and rad pics - it must be photo comp time. Vote for the winning shot and you'll be in with a chance of taking home a sweet pair of crankbrothers pedals. Don't diddle!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/30/2015 4:38 AM

Member Review: Loaded Precision AmXC Shorty

Vital member Carraig042 says this stem has a sexy appeal, is robust, lightweight, and easy to install. Catch more in his full review.

Have an informed and honest opinion about a product? Help out your fellow MTBer by writing a review. The top Vital reviewer each month earns a Jenson USA gift card.

Posted by bturman on 6/29/2015 8:09 PM

Home Is Where You Park It

Living the dream. The #VANZACS crew is living large in under $1000 vans, traveling around Europe racing the World Cup series and having a damn good time doing it.

Posted by csteen on 6/29/2015 3:51 PM

First Look: Two New Ibis Ripleys 2

Ibis introduces the new Ripley, which is now offered in two different geometry configurations: an updated longer and slacker frame, dubbed the Ripley LS, and the highly regarded standard geometry of the original Ripley. Take a look at the complete breakdown of what's new, inside.

Posted by dhgnar on 6/29/2015 2:13 PM

First Laps on Velosolutions' Asphalt BMX Pump Track in Grenchen 3

See the construction and the first laps on the Velosolutions Asphalt BMX Pump Track in Grenchen.

Posted by csteen on 6/29/2015 12:14 PM

World's Longest Flow Trail? 20 Minutes of Pure Fun 7

The Peca Flow Trail in Austria is 10 kms, 1000 meters of vert, and 20 minutes of never ending berm to berm fun. When can we go???

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 11:33 AM

Trail Building: Thirty Days in Four Minutes 3

A lot of love and effort go into our favorite trails. This video captures thirty days of love and effort put into this trail.

Posted by csteen on 6/29/2015 11:23 AM

Garett Buehler and Conor Macfarlane Going Huge in New Zealand

Garett Buehler and Conor Macfarlane of Knolly bikes and Ride Gravity rip the Central Lakes region a new one.

Posted by dhgnar on 6/29/2015 11:08 AM

The Lando and Cousin Jake Show

High speed bbrraappp!! Matt Orlando and Jake Grob join forces as the Gravity Transition team based out of the Pacific Northwest.

Posted by 970biking on 6/29/2015 10:15 AM

World Cup Recaps & Tandem Drifting: Bruni & Vergier Against the World Episode 2

World Cup ripping, mustard tasting and tandem shredding: get loose with the Lapierre boys in this rad recap video of WC rounds 2 & 3, Fort William and Leogang.

Posted by dhgnar on 6/29/2015 9:55 AM

BC Bike Race Day 1 Action 1

7 days shredding the singletrack of British Columbia? Sounds good to us! The 2015 BC Bike Race is underway.

Posted by sspomer on 6/29/2015 9:02 AM

Color Coordinated - Daily Shot 2

Always dress for the season!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 5:17 AM

Spank Shut-Up and Whip Photo Contest #spankwhipoff

As a celebration of the European Whip Off Champs happening at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes, Spank and Vital MTB have partnered to help you get in on the action. Your best motowhip photo could win you a Spank Vibrocore Team cockpit or a set of Spank Spike flat pedals.

Posted by sspomer on 6/29/2015 9:19 AM

The Future is Now - Finn Iles Flying in Morzine

If you're searching for the blueprint of what it's supposed to look like when you ride a bike, 15-yr old Finn Iles is it. The future is now!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 12:14 AM

Bike of the Day: Santa Cruz V10 7 13

Clean as a whistle!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 1:23 AM

Tested: 100% Speedcraft Glasses 1

We take a good look at 100%'s goggle-inspired Speedcraft sunglasses designed specifically for cycling.

Posted by bturman on 6/29/2015 8:54 AM

Sender Stoke - Daily Shot 1

We can hear the "whoooo!" from here...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/28/2015 12:25 PM

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