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First Ride: RockShox Lyrik RCT3 2

RockShox led us to the mountain biking paradise that is Retallack, Canada, in order to spend a couple days on their freshly announced new long-travel single crown fork, the Lyrik. Dive-in and get our take, which includes initial ride impressions, features and some new tech behind the completely redesigned Lyrik.

Vittorio Brumotti Gets Road Bike Crazy in Livigno

Vittorio is breaking away from the group ride and taking his own route on the road bike to where he wants to go including Mottolino Bike Park.

Posted by csteen on 7/28/2015 1:29 PM

Red Bull Joyride 2015 Course Preview

It's almost time for Red Bull Joyride in Whistler! To give you a taste of what's to come, join none other than our favorite living legend Darren Berrecloth for a run through the course laid out on the famous Boneyard, once again ready for slopestyle center stage.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2015 12:11 PM

So Fast! Cody Kelley Burning Trail

This video is sure to make you want to ride. Cody Kelley struts his stuff and lets his hair flow while burning in local Salt Lake City trails after the spring thaw. We're pretty sure 'Smooth' is his middle name.

Posted by bturman on 7/28/2015 12:01 PM

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Dust Apocalypse 2

Dirt explosions galore. Watch as Fabien 'CousCous' Cousinié plays like a kid in a sand pit with roost covering him head to toe.

Posted by bturman on 7/28/2015 10:54 AM

First Ride: RockShox Lyrik RCT3 2

RockShox led us to the mountain biking paradise that is Retallack, Canada, in order to spend a couple days on their freshly announced new long-travel single crown fork, the Lyrik. Dive-in and get our take, which includes initial ride impressions, features and some new tech behind the completely redesigned Lyrik.

Posted by dhgnar on 7/28/2015 2:07 PM

Selfie Sender - Daily Shot 2

No photographer? No problem!

Got strong selfie game? Share!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2015 12:53 PM

DJ Brandt and the Stolen Aims

Drop kick a kid and session Valmont Bike Park... just another day in the life of DJ Brandt.

Posted by 970biking on 7/28/2015 10:50 AM

HUGE Hangtime and Insane Tricks at the Huckfest 2

Holy hangtime Batman! The FEST Series crew is taking it to the next level again, going massive and throwing high-consequence tricks in the mix too. Hop onboard and see for yourself!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2015 4:44 AM

Race Recap: Palmer Project - 2015 U.S. National Championships

The Palmer Junior Development team saw great results earlier this July at the U.S. National Champs in Mammoth, CA. Cheers to their success following them all the way to Elite!

Posted by dhgnar on 7/28/2015 9:58 AM

Bike of the Day: NS Fuzz 3

Rad build with unusual parts.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2015 2:22 AM

Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Canfield Brothers 3

If you like rad pictures and rad gear, you're in luck - vote for the winning shot in our photo comp, and you'll be in with a chance of taking home a pair of Crampon pedals from Canfield Brothers. Win-win!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2015 2:00 AM

Hillbilly Huckfest Hits - Daily Shot 2

In case you were wondering if anything sick went down at this year's Huckfest...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/27/2015 12:29 PM

A Moment's Choice 1

Wise words from Chaz Curry, and a little motivation for your Monday.

Posted by dhgnar on 7/27/2015 9:38 AM

First Look: 2016 Orbea Rallon 27.5 and Loki 27.5+ 2

Hot on the heels of the recently introduced Orbea Occam come a refreshed Rallon all-mountain/enduro bike and the all-new Loki 27.5+ hardtail that's meant to entertain or provide an improved entry into mountain biking. Sit back and listen to the highlights before diving into the numbers and our initial ride impressions.

Posted by bturman on 7/27/2015 1:38 PM

Crime Time Featuring Pascal Blaurock

Skate park edit from Pascal Blaurock oozing with style and creativity... un-turn footjam... what?!?

Posted by 970biking on 7/27/2015 10:55 AM

Bartek 'Jaws' Krzyszton Goes for Broke in this Nine Knights Contest Entry 1

The Suzuki Nine Knights contest gathers some of the best riders from around the world. This is the video Bartek 'Jaws' Krzyszton put together in an attempt to gain an entry. Think he makes the cut? Big moves, big style...

Posted by bturman on 7/27/2015 9:15 AM

Vincent Pernin Rides the Steeps of Bourg

Loose and loamy steeps that offer the perfect blend of downhill and freeride all in one trail.

Posted by 970biking on 7/27/2015 11:00 AM

2015 Colorado Freeride Fest Slopestyle Highlights

Things got wild in Winter Park during the CFF Slopestyle competition. Check out the action in this highlight video from PlusSizeBMX.

Posted by dhgnar on 7/27/2015 10:05 AM

Schlaying Schladming - Bruni and Vergier Against the World

The action is hot as Team Lapierre hit up the legendary Schladming track, and it just gets better from there with Lenzerheide World Cup and Crankworx L2A shredding on the menu too - it's a packed episode of "Against the World", don't miss it!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/27/2015 6:38 AM

Bike of the Day: Evil Undead 3 4

One rad bicycle!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/27/2015 1:13 AM

Chasing Snails, Riding Trails

Freddy Hunziker and Thomas Tödtli don't go at snail's pace while riding their big bikes in the Alps around Thun, Switzerland, and Châtel, France. They sail through a variety of conditions, in rain, fog and shine, with ease and left all the slimy critters far behind.

Posted by csteen on 7/26/2015 4:07 PM

Elena Melton Pinned on Her Local Trails

As the current Scottish Downhill Champion and a regular to the top of the podiums at the Scottish Enduro Series, 17-year-old Elena has been looking forward to stepping up to the big leagues. See her in action on her home trails in this video.

Posted by csteen on 7/26/2015 2:29 PM

Who's Faster? World Cup Downhiller vs World Cup XC Racer 2

Former Downhill World Cup winner Marc Beaumont thinks Cross Country riders are slow on descents, but when he has to go up the hill before heading down, will XC legend Nino Schurter prove him wrong?

Posted by bturman on 7/26/2015 2:06 PM

The Rollercoaster of Rad - Forrest Bump 1

What a trail! Axel takes on the big hits and creative trail building of the famous Chaumont track...this ain't no joke. YEOW!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/26/2015 9:45 AM

Scrrrrub - Daily Shot 1

Norwegian steeze.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/26/2015 11:35 AM

Behind the Bike - Myriam Nicole Back in Business 2

Myriam Nicole took a huge crash at the Fort William BDS. Join her as she rehabs her way back to fitness and form, and goes in search of feeling good on her bike again.
Go Pompon!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/26/2015 12:16 AM

Bike of the Day: Transition Patrol 2 15

Lots of carbon goodies on this sick build!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/26/2015 12:35 AM

2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Championship Teams and Riders 6

The USA and Canada just announced their riders for World Champs in Andorra. Who made the cut? Check inside to find out. We'll add other countries as they're released.

Posted by bturman on 7/25/2015 1:14 PM

Colorado Freeride Festival Slopestyle Replay

Carson Storch takes the first big win of his career with some dialed moves and smooth tricks! Replay coming in hot.

Posted by bturman on 7/24/2015 1:11 PM

Riding Bikes with Amber the Downhill Dog

Follow the adventures of James Roxburgh and his adorable dog Amber through the woods of Aldershot, England for an unforgettable ride.

Posted by bturman on 7/25/2015 10:17 AM

Textbook Turn - Daily Shot 1

Lean 'er over and go.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/25/2015 10:58 AM

Kurt Sorge is a Trail Assassin 2

Kurt Sorge let loose on some fresh trail around Retallack, and Solos Productions were there to capture the glory. Killer views and killer riding, of course.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/25/2015 1:36 AM

Forum: Unofficial Enduro World Series Practice 42

Here's a sticky subject. With the Crested Butte EWS just around the corner, a Vital member poses an important question that is on everyone's minds...

Posted by bturman on 7/24/2015 5:44 PM

JBC 4X Revelations - Replay of Live Webcast 1

​It's the biggest, toughest, meanest, baddest, nastiest, and downright most fun 4X track ever built. It's JBC 4X Revelations, and it's back for 2015! Catch the replay of the live if you missed it earlier, right here.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/24/2015 6:31 AM

Bike of the Day: Rotwild E.1 1

The Finale edition.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/25/2015 4:56 AM

The Blitz: Bikes, Beer and Arm Wrestling in Bend

Watch as 40 of the best pro men and women riders in the nation battle against each other to win cash primes in the big air, speed past the radar gun, and test their strength in an arm wrestling championship at The Blitz in Bend, Oregon.

Posted by bturman on 7/24/2015 2:14 PM

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