When you've got a forest full of gold dirt, all you need is a rake and a bike. Enduro pinner Mark "Angry Bird" Scott makes the most of the prime soil conditions and heads out to slash a few turns on a fresh loamer.
Posted by iceman2058 on 12/28/2014 4:54 AM
Fabio Wibmer takes a break from touring with Danny MacAskill's Drop n' Roll tour to bring his world-class street trials riding to the mountains of Osttirol. Beauty and the Beast(mode)!
Posted by iceman2058 on 12/28/2014 12:23 AM
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Bouwmeester Composites is a young Australian company that has spent 2 years developing a new carbon MTB rim, and they have certainly come up with something different. Borrowing design ideas from MX, their wide and flat Tammar V4.8 rim looks to offer improvements in traction, ride quality, and impact resistance. First look inside!
Posted by iceman2058 on 12/27/2014 9:34 AM
The Seasons of Shred crew now heads to Italy to check out the spectacular views and trails the Dolomites have to offer. But before heading to their final destination in the Dolomites to meet up with Austrian Bike Trials World Champion Tom Öhler, AT and Niki spend a couple of easy days in the beautiful Austrian valley, Wachau.
Posted by csteen on 12/26/2014 1:32 PM
Keep your hands, feet, and face in at all times. Curtis Keene goes mach 10 on this crazy tight trail in the Santa Monica Mountains. Enjoy and look out for that last tree.
Posted by csteen on 12/26/2014 12:31 PM
Vital member HutchsBikes shines some light on their likes and dislikes when it comes to Specialized's big wheeled brawler.
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Posted by bturman on 12/26/2014 9:48 AM
Want a great way to deal with your post-Christmas food coma? Spend a little time with Peaty as he closes out the season in style - from the rise of the Rat to a FOX factory tour, it was a full-on year for mountain biking's biggest legend and his merry band of Syndicate shredders.
Posted by iceman2058 on 12/26/2014 2:55 AM
Travis Pastrana and his friends have gone mental. Check out the official trailer for Pastrana's movie, Action Figures, coming this spring. Absolute insanity!
Posted by csteen on 12/24/2014 10:29 AM
Two-wheeled fun can last a lifetime. That's why every Christmas since 2009 we've donated BMX bikes to underprivileged kids. There's nothing like a shiny new bike under the tree! Best wishes to all this holiday season from Vital MTB, Vital MX and Vital BMX.
Posted by bturman on 12/24/2014 10:13 AM
And just like that, we suddenly can't think of a single valid reason to keep hating on fat bikes.
Posted by iceman2058 on 12/24/2014 1:52 AM
The Three Wise Men are late for their mission, and so they scurry out into the Derbyshire hills in search for the gifts of Stella, an inner tube and Jaffa Cakes (other brands available). Once found they descend upon the manger where a surprise awaits...
Posted by iceman2058 on 12/23/2014 1:07 PM
Following in the footsteps of the very successful Commencal / Riding Addiction DH race team, Commencal is now officially into Enduro as well! Famous French racing couple Cécile and Cédric Ravanel have been given control over the new Commencal Enduro team, which also includes fast Frenchie Nico Quere. Keep an eye on these adoptive Andorrans in 2015!
Posted by iceman2058 on 12/22/2014 12:05 PM