What do you get when you pit six world-class riders at a time against each other down a purpose-built, supercross inspired track? You get Red Bull Wide Open - fresh, new, and coming to Livigno in July!
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/10/2014 12:42 PM
In a time when bikes with 150mm of travel or more seem to get all the attention, Specialized’s 110-120mm Camber dishes up a short travel option that is more capable than the numbers typically indicate. At just $3,000 the Camber EVO 29 was a standout among the 25 bikes we reviewed during the 2014 Vital MTB Test Sessions. Catch our ride impressions inside.
Posted by bturman on 3/10/2014 12:47 PM
The dust has settled over Bright, Australia, with Troy Brosnan and Tracey Hannah taking home the coveted National Champion sleeves. Results and updates inside!
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/9/2014 5:35 AM
Dust, holes, OTB's and plenty of high-speed DH action burn your face off in this slideshow from the 2014 Australian National Champs DH race.
Posted by sspomer on 3/9/2014 1:36 PM
Mick and Tracey Hannah obliterated the rest of the field in qualifying for the Australian National DH Championships, but with many of the riders experiencing issues, race day might bring another story line. Keep it locked on Vital to find out!
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/8/2014 10:31 PM
The old alchemists were never able to turn lead into gold, but Nicolai Bikes have come pretty close. Take a tour of this small factory that turns aluminum into rolling works of art and the source of much joy for its future owners.
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/8/2014 7:41 AM
Mark Weir and his buddies hit up Morocco where they practice all kinds of skids. Mark is recovering from a nasty incident involving being attacked by an evil tree at the moment, looking back at days like this should lift your spirit buddy. Get well soon!
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/8/2014 1:58 AM
With 130mm of travel and a very unique suspension design, the all-new GT Sensor aims to tackle the trail market. Everything from the headtube to the dropouts has been re-worked from the Sensor of old. Gone is the high bottom bracket and short top tube, in is more modern geometry, 27.5-inch wheels, and a roomy cockpit. Curious what's it's capable of? Read on...
Posted by bturman on 3/7/2014 10:21 PM
Up and coming Enduro rider Kyle Warner has signed with Marin Bikes for 2014. Here's a chance to check out the fresh new rig he'll be piloting around the North American Enduro Tour as well as select EWS events this season. Go Kyle!
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/6/2014 11:36 PM
"He's got some balls," that's for sure! Maybe a little too much too drink, too? This crash video is wild. *Language warning*
Posted by bturman on 3/6/2014 1:17 PM
'Won't Back Down' had us fighting back the tears, now here's the chance for all you Colorado folk to catch the big screen premiere of this magnificent tale in person! Don't miss out, places will sell like ice cream in July.
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/6/2014 3:33 AM
Getting out there despite mother nature's best effort to make our journey a little bit more challenging is what mountain biking is all about. When you live your life on two wheels, you soon come to relish the wet days as much as the sunny ones, as February's winner of Vital's Bravest knows all too well.
Posted by iceman2058 on 3/6/2014 12:48 PM
Posted by bturman on 3/5/2014 2:40 PM