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First Look: Bouwmeester Composites Wheels 3

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!

Rake and Ride | Forest Fun with Mark Scott

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

Beauty and the Beast - Fabio Wibmer Takes Street Trials to the Mountains of Osttirol

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

Bike of the Day: Dartmoor 26Player 1

26. That's what's up, player.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/28/2014 12:37 AM

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Aussie DH Series Round 1 with Bilt

The Australian National DH series kicked off recently, offering us northern hemisphere dwellers a scent of racing and a whiff of dust. Head to You Yangs with Bilt and get your fill!

Posted by iceman2058 on 12/27/2014 12:14 PM

The Berm That Was - Daily Shot 1

Once upon a time, there was this berm...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/27/2014 12:35 PM

First Look: Bouwmeester Composites Wheels 3

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

Bike of the Day: Specialized Pitch 5 4

Repainted and updated, ready to rumble.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/27/2014 1:53 AM

Polygon Bikes in Pemberton 1

Andrew Baker and Beth Parsons trail ride in Pemberton on N8s.

Posted by csteen on 12/26/2014 2:45 PM

Seasons of Shred - Out in the Dolomites, Part 1

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

Curtis Keene's Winter Solstice Ride in Santa Monica is like a Roller Coaster Ride 12

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

Sideways Style - Daily Shot 1

Meanwhile, back in Greece...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/26/2014 10:57 AM

Member Review: Specialized S-Works Enduro Carbon 29 SE 2

Vital member HutchsBikes shines some light on their likes and dislikes when it comes to Specialized's big wheeled brawler.

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 12/26/2014 9:48 AM

Out with a Bang - This is Peaty Season Ender 2

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

Schredding Schladming with Schlow TV

Big bikes, a bunch of mates, and a bike park. Let the good times roll!

Posted by iceman2058 on 12/26/2014 10:40 AM

Bike of the Day: Trek Ticket S 4 5

If you're going to color coordinate, might as well go all in.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/26/2014 7:11 AM

SEZON2 | Full Movie 1

Making a full-length movie when you're just 17 is quite remarkable, especially if it turns out as good as Kuba Gzela's "Sezon2". Follow the best Polish riders through a year of racing and shredding both at home and in Europe.

Posted by iceman2058 on 12/26/2014 7:54 AM

Bike of the Day: Ibis Mojo HD3 2 11

Well, looks like somebody was VERY good this year...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/25/2014 7:40 AM

Danny MacAskill Rides Rotterdam

Danny MacAskill takes a break from his Drop and Roll Tour to explore the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Posted by csteen on 12/24/2014 11:01 AM

Four Minutes of Wrecking - Travis Pastrana's Action Figures Official Trailer 4

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

Happy Holidays from Vital 1

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

A Drop in the Ocean - Daily Shot 2

Looking for an edge...and finding it!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/24/2014 1:11 PM

August Heat

Jono Jones rips some park laps during the peak of Summer while Last Light Cinema captures all the goods. Caution: slow-mo berm shredding ahead!

Posted by 970biking on 12/24/2014 9:56 AM

Going Deep in Squamish

Go looking for "stuff to ride" in Squamish and you can easily end up staring down some pretty big monsters. Join Montgomery, Chase, and Tippie as they head out to slay a dragon or two.

Posted by iceman2058 on 12/24/2014 9:25 AM

Once Upon a Time, Fat Bikes Were Not Cool. But THEN... 3

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

Bike of the Day: Lapierre Spicy 916 8 4

Custom build on this ready-for-anything enduro weapon from France.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/24/2014 1:21 AM

California Enduro Series Announces 2015 Schedule

The California Enduro Series (CES) is pleased to announce the 2015 race schedule and promises another great year of Enduro racing.

Posted by sspomer on 12/23/2014 2:42 PM

Road Bike Party 3 | Sam Pilgrim in San Diego 2

Are you ready to watch someone throw down much harder than you on a ROAD BIKE? Well, ready or not, this is Sam Pilgrim in Martyn Ashton's Road Bike Party 3, and he's here to blow your mind.

Posted by iceman2058 on 12/23/2014 7:32 AM

Pin It To Win It - Daily Shot 1

Jerome pinned it, and he winned it! And just look at that light...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/23/2014 1:19 PM

The Three Wise Men and Their Holy Mission 1

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

Bike of the Day: Chromag Stylus 5

If you're gonna have a heavy-hitting hardtail, build it like you mean it!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/23/2014 9:17 AM

2014 BIKE OF THE YEAR - Vital MTB Shreddy Awards 14

If there's a Shreddy Award that's sure to stir up more controversy than any other, it's the Bike of the Year. This year's top performer immediately stood out the first time we hit the dirt.

Posted by sspomer on 12/23/2014 8:43 AM

Trail Hunter - Matt Hunter Rides Japan 3

Join Matt Hunter, professional mountain biker and adventure seeker, while he finds inspiration traveling the world, exploring new trails and having unique experiences that could only happen on a bike.

Posted by bturman on 12/22/2014 3:24 PM

Paul Basagoitia's Season Recap

Here is a little video recap Paul put together from his POV/GoPro footage from the 2014 season. Rampage footage never ceases to amaze. Check it out.

Posted by csteen on 12/22/2014 2:12 PM

Commencal Launches New Enduro Team

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

Woburn Whips - Daily Shot 1

A jump, some bikes, a camera and a couple of flashes. Now there's a good time if ever we saw one!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 12/22/2014 1:50 PM

Dan Atherton and Friends in Wales' Dyfi Forest

Dan Atherton headed to Dyfi Forest in Wales as he searched for a new place to call home. Along the way he bumps in to a few friends and finds some amazing trails to ride.

Posted by csteen on 12/22/2014 10:15 AM