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EUROBIKE: 50+ New Components and Prototypes 46

UPDATED: So much new for 2016! Check out even more goods from the World's biggest bicycle tradeshow. From fresh carbon wheels to prototype suspension, new tires, tools, pedals, and electric seatposts, this growing gallery contains it all.

EUROBIKE: Fresh Apparel and Protection Gear 2

The return of the classic Impact and a new version of the Kestrel as we check out the Five Ten goods at Eurobike. 100%, Royal, Mavic and more await inside as well!

Posted by bturman on 8/27/2015 4:37 PM

Blenki, Heath & Norco Factory Racing Abuse Italy

Every time the Norco Factory Racing team packs up their pits at World Cup, a massive puddle remains from all the style that's oozed out over the weekend.

Posted by sspomer on 8/28/2015 1:58 PM

World Champs DH Course Helmet Cam - Cesar Rojo at Masters World Champs 7

When it looks steep on a helmet cam you know it's legit. #passinfools

Posted by sspomer on 8/28/2015 5:19 AM

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World Champs DH Entry Lists 10

All the riders who are registered to rip World Champs DH in Andorra next week.

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2015 12:04 PM

RESULTS - Masters World Champs DH from Andorra 13

#oldguysrule - 4 competitors in the 60+ category racing that gnarly Andorra DH track?! And Cesar Rojo puts down some serious hurt on the other racers.

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2015 12:32 PM

EUROBIKE: 50+ New Components and Prototypes 46

UPDATED: So much new for 2016! Check out even more goods from the World's biggest bicycle tradeshow. From fresh carbon wheels to prototype suspension, new tires, tools, pedals, and electric seatposts, this growing gallery contains it all.

Posted by bturman on 8/25/2015 5:00 PM

The Best Tricks of Rampage 1

It's gnarly enough they're just riding the Southern Utah terrain, now throw flips, 3's and all kinds of trickery into the mix!

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2015 10:04 AM

Cesar Rojo's New Carbon DH Bike - UPDATED 9

A couple spy pics from a keen-eyed Vital user came in. Looks fast to us!

Posted by sspomer on 8/20/2015 8:12 AM

EUROBIKE: 2016 Intense M16 Carbon 17

Hot damn! Intense's new downhill rig makes an appearance in carbon, and this time it's official. Check out the photos and details inside.

Posted by bturman on 8/26/2015 10:37 AM

First Look: 2016 Yeti Cycles SB4.5c 9

Yeti finally brings their highly regarded Switch Infinity system to a 29-inch wheeled platform. Slated for anything from Cross Country and Enduro racing to aggressive Trail and backcountry riding, check out the new Yeti SB4.5C.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/26/2015 12:01 AM

First Look: 2016 Devinci Hendrix 27.5+

Devinci goes skinny-fat with the all new 27.5+ Hendrix. Featuring Split-Pivot suspension and adjustable geometry via the FRG flip-chip system, the new bike is currently making its public debut at Eurobike and will be available come November, 2015.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/26/2015 12:03 AM

The First Red Bull Rampage - 2001 3

I was actually there for the first day of practice shooting video and was so nervous and sketched-out for the riders that I went home. I'm glad the riders had faith and that Todd Barber and Red Bull had the vision to experiment.

Posted by sspomer on 8/26/2015 8:55 AM

Matter Cycles 3

The story of one man's journey to building really fun bikes. Built by hand in Boulder, Colorado and made to last.

Posted by 970biking on 8/26/2015 8:45 AM

Antics & Action in Val di Sole | The Syndicate Ep. 7 1

Peaty returns to racing, Minnaar was checkers or wreckers and the Rat's armpits smell like 50 year old prosciutto. Check out the antics and the action from The Syndicate boys at the last round of the World Cup Series, in Val di Sole.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/25/2015 1:30 PM

SRAM Goes Steel With New X-SYNC 1x Chainrings 9

Keeping it real, with steel. SRAM introduces the new X-SYNC Steel Chainring.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/25/2015 9:59 AM

South Crew Sending - Daily Shot 1

It's not all fast cars and big money in the South of France - there's shredding too!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/25/2015 12:18 PM

Red Mcintosh- One Ripping Man

Red Mcintosh rips through two of the more playful freeride trails at the Evolution Bike Park in Crested Butte: Timeline and Timetable.

Posted by 970biking on 8/25/2015 10:27 AM

Bike of the Day: Intense M16 6 7

'Merica edition, spot the intruder...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/25/2015 11:53 AM

Downhill Bike Party 2

No slowmo here. Just Fabien (CousCous) Cousinié's steezy DH riding with stoppies to wheelies, no hander to wheelie, hucks, scrubs, and massive roosts in the brown pow at the Les 2 Alpes bike park.

Posted by csteen on 8/25/2015 7:49 AM

Some of Rampage's Gnarliest Crashes

It's almost that time of the year when the world's best freeriders head to the Utah desert to pull stunts that leave us mere mortals with our jaws on the floor. Here is a video of some of Rampage's gnarliest crashes from years past.

Posted by csteen on 8/24/2015 4:29 PM

Through Mediterranean Woods

Ivan Carmona and Miki Noguera riding their local shred trails near Barcelona.

Posted by 970biking on 8/25/2015 10:35 AM

World Cup XCO Finals Slideshow from Val di Sole 3

The final World Cup XCO race of 2015 was a heated battle with Nino Schurter, Julien Absalon and Florian Vogel yo-yo'ing their way through the Val di Sole course.

Posted by sspomer on 8/25/2015 11:10 AM

OneUp Components' Simple, Yet Clever New Chainguide 3

OneUp's new chainguide looks like a winner from what we've seen so far.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/24/2015 3:36 PM

RACE REPORT: Oregon Enduro Series, Mt. Bachelor 1

Dry, dusty and awesome. Must be near Bend, Oregon!

Posted by sspomer on 8/25/2015 9:15 AM

First Look: 2016 Pivot Mach 6 1

Pivot Cycles announces the all new 2016 Mach 6, now available in an alloy version, in addition to the updated carbon frame. Seeing some significant changes to the rear triangle and linkage, as well as some interesting build choices, check out what's new from Pivot, inside.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/24/2015 2:21 PM

Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Royal Racing 1

Picking a winner is never easy, but get it right and you can win rad riding gear from Royal. Easy pickings!

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/25/2015 2:41 AM

Enduro World Series Unveils 2016 Calendar 1

The EWS announces next year's schedule, including four new venues in Chile, Argentina, France and the USA.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/24/2015 10:19 AM

When Being Semenuk Goes Wrong 7

Only Semenuk could make this catastrophe look so effortless.

Posted by sspomer on 8/24/2015 10:05 AM

Riding Bikes With Aaron Chase 1

Colorado's on-camera personality Halley O'Brien meets up with Aaron Chase to street session Vail Resort during the last Mountain Games.

Posted by 970biking on 8/24/2015 10:38 AM

First Look, First Ride: Cane Creek Double Barrel Coil with Climb Switch 7

Cane Creek's new shock promises coil shock performance without compromise when climbing. Listen in as we chat about the benefits it offers over a standard coil.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/24/2015 9:16 PM

Bike of the Day: Nicolai Helius AC 5 3

Rad looking rig from the German master welders.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/24/2015 12:14 PM

VTOPO Story: Queyras

The VTOPO crew journeys into the Queyras mountains in search of the perfect high alpine single track!

Posted by 970biking on 8/24/2015 10:48 AM

HT Components Welcomes Jerome Clementz & Announces New T1 Trail/Enduro Pedal

Watch as Jerome shreds the Whistler Bike Park aboard the all new T1 pedal from HT.

Posted by dhgnar on 8/24/2015 9:09 AM

Sunset Stoppie - Daily Shot 4

Gotta stop for a view like this.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/23/2015 12:28 PM

From the Horse's Mouth - Post-Race Gwinterview

Dirt's Steve Jones caught up with newly crowned World Cup overall champion and Val di Sole race winner Aaron Gwin, to give the man a chance to sit down for the first time since crossing the finish line and answer some questions while he was at it...

Posted by iceman2058 on 8/23/2015 12:17 AM

Bike of the Day: Banshee Darkside 5 3

It's hard to stay in the light when the dark side looks this good...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 8/23/2015 5:21 AM