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Tested: Ryders Eyewear Seventh Glasses 0

With more features than a movie night on a Friday evening, we put Ryders' newest sunglasses to the test to see how well their antiFOG, photochromic and hydrophobic technologies translate to the trail.

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Trestle Bike Park with Nate Hills and KrunkShox

Berm-blasting, jump-scrubbing, foot-dangling action from Trestle Bike Park with Nate Hills and KrunkShox

Posted by sspomer on 7/22/2016 11:32 AM

Bike of the Day: NS Bikes Surge 2 4

Continuing with the theme of heavy hitting hardtails, here's a ripper from NS Bikes.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/26/2016 1:15 AM

Dynamite Panther with R-Dog and Curt

R-Dog and Curtis Robinson get down on the Coast Gravity Park's Dynamite Panther.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/26/2016 1:27 AM

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First Look: 2017 Transition Scout Carbon 2

Transition Bikes updates their 125mm travel Scout with an all-new sleek looking carbon frame. Keeping it real with a solid list of features and a hefty drop in weight, check out the new Scout right here.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/26/2016 12:00 AM

The Learning Curve with Drew Bezanson | Ep. 3 1

The transition from the foam pit to dirt can be a tough one, and Drew Bezanson found that out the hard way. After sustaining a separated shoulder, Drew's window to qualify for Joyride just got a little narrower.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/25/2016 1:32 PM

The Dudes of Hazzard - Joe Barnes

Nothing quite like sculpting your own berm attack track in the woods!

Posted by 970biking on 7/25/2016 10:55 AM

Sunset Sessions - Daily Shot 1

Summer in a single shot.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/25/2016 1:51 PM

Whistler Calls - Brendan Howey

Always a treat to watch Howey interpret the two wheel shred in his own way!

Posted by 970biking on 7/25/2016 10:41 AM

Bike of the Day: Last FastForward 7 9

Clean and simple hardtail fun, ready to get rowdy.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/25/2016 1:04 AM

Tested: Ryders Eyewear Seventh Glasses

With more features than a movie night on a Friday evening, we put Ryders' newest sunglasses to the test to see how well their antiFOG, photochromic and hydrophobic technologies translate to the trail.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/25/2016 6:00 PM

First Look: 7iDP Transition Glove

With 7iDP now in the glove game too, we were curious to see what the protection specialists could bring to perhaps the most important bike contact point of all. Read on to find out!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/25/2016 10:36 AM

Loosefest Days 3 and 4: Pushing the Limits

The tricks are coming out at Loosefest, and none more impressive than Connor Macfarlane's backflip over one of the biggest hits on the course. So sick!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/24/2016 11:31 AM

Foggy Forest Fun with Friends - Daily Shot 2

Play misty for us.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/24/2016 12:35 PM

Pinned in La Palma 1

The riding in La Palma definitely looks bucket list worthy!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/24/2016 1:52 AM

Bike of the Day: Santa Cruz Bronson CC 3 9

Custom stickers, loaded build!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/24/2016 12:24 AM

Loosefest + Spinny Mount + Sam Reynolds = Awesome 1

Take one part huge-ass jumps, one part helmet spinny mount, and one part Sam Reynolds, and that's how you make a Loosefest edit not like the others!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/24/2016 12:13 AM

Tested: SRAM X0 Hubs 2

Light, great engagement, and a no-nonsense approach to designing a hub. We slapped the X0 hubs on our downhill rig eight months ago to put them to the test.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/24/2016 8:58 AM

Young Guns - Daily Shot 1

The future is bright!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/23/2016 11:44 AM

Loosefest 2016 - GoPro Course Check

Want to know what it's like to send the massive Loosefest course? Hop onboard with Kurt Sorge and Nico Vink to find out!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/23/2016 9:00 AM

Bike of the Day: Evil Undead 1 7

With a build like this, no wonder it's not dead.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/23/2016 12:49 AM

Forum: What Tool Couldn't You Live Without? 14

Naturally, as riders, we start to acquire various tools over time. We want to know which of those tools you've added to your toolbox has become your favorite?

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/22/2016 5:30 PM

13-Year-Old Shredder Dante Silva Ripping!

Young gun Dante Silva having some fun ripping down his local trails. #gromshreddage

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/22/2016 4:31 PM

Is Ray's Indoor MTB Park in Milwaukee Closing? 1

Rumors abound about the potential closing of this Ray's location. Read what's known and learn how you can help keep it alive.

Posted by bturman on 7/22/2016 2:21 PM

Loosefest Day Two: Big Trains and First Tricks 1

When the speed trap says 60 km/h and you're staring a 20-meter step down in the face, you know you're at the FEST Series!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/22/2016 6:56 AM

Nine Sick Shots from Loosefest

Want to see some sick shots from Loosefest? Of course you do!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/22/2016 8:28 AM

Power Lines - Daily Shot 3

Salvation sender.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/22/2016 11:51 AM

Nuttin' But Bangers | Sam Pilgrim's Bangers Tour

If you are looking for a tour guide who knows how to have fun in Europe, Sam Pilgrim is the perfect choice! From canyoning to wakeboarding and possibly some biking in between, Sam and his posse know how to enjoy themselves!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/22/2016 6:37 AM

Santa Cruz Andes Pacifico 2016 - The Movie

The Andes Pacifico has only been running for 3 years, but it has quickly established itself as an exceptional adventure race. Check out this immersive, full feature movie to see why!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/22/2016 2:10 AM

Bike of the Day: Dartmoor Hornet 1 3

Heavy-hitting hardtail hauler.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/22/2016 2:37 AM

Member Review: Industry Nine Torch Classic Hub 12

Vital member dirtworks911 has been pounding out the miles on the Torch Classic for over a year without fault. Read why he thinks they're among the best.

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 7/21/2016 6:13 PM

Zam 5: The Story of One Freerider

​From the city to the jungle, and even the "badlands" of Taiwan, it looks like Richard "Gaspi" Gasperotti had one hell of an adventure. A well-established trail network may be a bit absent in the country, but there's good riding if you know where to look.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/21/2016 1:32 PM

Barons of Trail Jam

Wheels small and large comin' in hot at the 2016 Barons of Trails Jam!

Posted by 970biking on 7/21/2016 10:38 AM

Tested: Sombrio Women's Vista Short and Jersey

Sombrio's Vista kit not only looks great, but also glows in the dark! Plus it's loaded with technical features meant to keep every ride comfortable. After three months of use, it's time to let you know if the good looks match up with their performance on the trail.

Posted by bturman on 7/21/2016 1:56 PM

Lato Skatepark Shredding

Modular skate parks often get a bad rap, but this one doesn't disappoint!

Posted by 970biking on 7/21/2016 10:33 AM

Gravity Fun - Daily Shot 1

What goes up must come down.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/21/2016 1:32 PM

Head Banging with Brendan Fairclough and Gstaad-SCOTT! 3

Check in with Brendog and crew as he nabs his best result of the season in Lenzerheide, ending up in 8th place.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 7/21/2016 9:02 AM