TEN,000 Hours Episode 1 | Dakotah Norton 1

Only two years on a downhill bike and already a factory rider. Check out episode one of this three-part series chronicling Morpheus downhill rider Dakotah Norton.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 1/18/2017 12:00 PM

How to Ride Berms with Sam Pilgrim 1

Sam's brother Lewi isn't great at berms, can he learn from one of the best?

Posted by 970biking on 1/18/2017 10:40 AM

2017 YT Bikes - Jeffsy, Capra and TUES 16

New colors, spec and sizes for 2017 YT whips!

Posted by sspomer on 1/18/2017 7:09 AM

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Bike of the Day: Kona Process 153 2 1

Drivetrain bling.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/18/2017 1:30 PM

Scott Velosolutions DH Team Announced

Brendan, Vige and Claudio round it out.

Posted by sspomer on 1/18/2017 6:20 AM

Vital MTB's The Inside Line Podcast - Episode 1, Eliot Jackson 13

We're pleased to kick off our new podcast, The Inside Line, featuring an interview with American DH ripper, Eliot Jackson. Enjoy.

Posted by sspomer on 1/18/2017 6:30 AM

Polygon Escapes to Bali

Mobbing around Bali on bikes with Sam Reynolds, Alexandre Fayolle, and Couscous sounds pretty rad right now when most of us are snowed in. Count us in on the next trip!

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 1/17/2017 4:17 PM

Is Straighter and Faster Really That Bad for a World Cup DH Track? 19

It's the off-season, let's solve all the problems of the World Cup.

Posted by sspomer on 1/17/2017 10:15 AM

Bike of the Day: Production Privee Shan GT 2 7

Got the hots for a hardtail? This should do the trick!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/17/2017 1:15 PM

BAS KEEP - WALLS VIDEO! 4

Remember kids, if you want to get away with doing the gnarliest stuff ever, just bring some safety cones and vests and no one will question you. INSANE!!!

Posted by sspomer on 1/16/2017 2:32 PM

Canfield Brothers Offers DVO Rear Shocks as OE

The Canfield Brothers and DVO expand their partnership by offering DVO shocks as original equipment on both the Riot and Ballance frames.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 1/16/2017 10:56 AM

Tested: SR Suntour RUX R2C2 Fork 3

Looking for a top performer that doesn't hurt the wallet as much as the competition? We put Suntour's redesigned RUX R2C2 to the test to see if it can stand up to the big dogs.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 1/17/2017 10:01 AM

Tested: Öhlins RXF 34 Fork

Ready for something different?! Nearly every part of the RXF 34 fork stands out from the crowd, and you're sure to see it under some big names this season. Read how this exciting new suspension product performs in our long-term review.

Posted by bturman on 1/16/2017 4:08 PM

Bike of the Day: Transition Scout 3 10

Scout's honor!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/16/2017 1:31 PM

29ers in World Cup Downhill? 50

Vital member, Oz_Taylor, brings up the question we've all been pondering.

Posted by sspomer on 1/16/2017 7:55 AM

#GotChoBack - Help Andrew Cho

What a courageous but tough story to read about for our brother, Andrew Cho. Please support the efforts to raise support on GoFundMe. We love you, Andrew!

Posted by sspomer on 1/13/2017 8:24 AM

Jared Graves' Stumpjumper has Magura Brakes

Fresh whip for Grubby.

Posted by sspomer on 1/15/2017 8:36 PM

Bike of the Day: Zerode G2 1 1

More gearbox goodness from down under.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/15/2017 2:33 PM

Joe Smith & Henry Fitzgerald Join Sam Blenkinsop on Norco Factory Racing

Big news from Norco! The gloveless wonder gets a few new riding mates for 2017.

Posted by bturman on 1/13/2017 12:50 PM

Fun in Finale - Daily Shot 1

The Italian version of Heckler's Rock.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/13/2017 9:15 AM

Neko Mulally on YT Mob

A More 'Merican Mob!

Posted by sspomer on 1/13/2017 5:17 AM

2017 TEAM RUMORS SUMMED UP IN 2 MINUTES 7

You know the deal.

Posted by sspomer on 1/13/2017 3:34 PM

Bike of the Day: Commencal Meta AM V4.2 9 10

Sickest Meta yet?

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/13/2017 2:17 AM

Alex Marin to Madison Saracen

The Spanish speedster joins Marc Beaumont, Matt Simmonds and Matt Walker to complete the 2017 Madison Saracen roster.

Posted by iceman2058 on 1/13/2017 1:51 AM

Why That Bike? Santa Cruz Hightower 13

Everybody knows that Vital members spare no expense when it comes to radifying their rides. Always on the hunt for a back story, we reached out to the owners of these six sick Santa Cruz Hightowers to find out what went into each project.

Posted by iceman2058 on 1/13/2017 1:30 AM

Member Review: Five Ten Kestrel Clipless Shoe 4

Vital member Arkstrom says this "...might be the best shoe of its kind," but one small detail may be holding it back. Read more in his review.

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 1/12/2017 1:59 PM

Troy Brosnan, Ruaridh Cunningham & Mark Wallace on Canyon

It's official! Fabien Barel at the helm.

Posted by sspomer on 1/12/2017 9:01 AM

Taylor Vernon Off Trek Factory Racing

Officially official.

Posted by sspomer on 1/12/2017 9:33 AM

Santa Cruz Syndicate Launch Bloopers! 1

If you thought the Syndicate team launch video was funny, you have to watch the outtakes! This is pure gold.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 1/12/2017 10:19 AM

My Kona - Angi Weston

Hit the local Bellingham trails and explore a fun ride from Kona with Angi Weston, a bicycle sales rep and professional mountain bike coach focusing on women's skills clinics. This is her Kona.

Posted by bturman on 1/12/2017 2:31 PM

Danny Hart in a Monster Hat

The World Champ goes from Rockstar to Monster. Doonies 4 appearance in 2017?

Posted by sspomer on 1/12/2017 5:59 AM

Lawlor and Lucas | Greatest Hits Reel

With seven years worth of shooting the greatest in cycling, John Lawlor and Victor Lucas show off their favorites.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 1/12/2017 9:28 AM

Sunset Shred Session - Daily Shot 1

Golden hour goodness.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/12/2017 7:34 AM

Chase and Gracia Followed by Drone in Turkey

Want to watch Aaron Chase and Cedric Gracia being chased around Cappadocia, Turkey by an autonomous drone? Of course you do!

Posted by iceman2058 on 1/12/2017 3:24 AM

Bike of the Day: Knolly Warden Carbon 1 9

Fantastic plastic version of Knolly's enduro bruiser.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 1/12/2017 1:32 AM

Tested: Kore Fuze III Saddle

Designed as an all-around saddle with durability and comfort, and available in a number of Kore's signature colors, we put the Fuze III saddle to the test.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 1/11/2017 11:33 AM