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Gunning For The Top - Meet The 2018 Intense Carbine 29 10

The new 29-inch, 155mm travel Carbine is more rally car than trophy truck, but that won't stop you from smashing your way down some rowdy trails. This one left us grinning ear to ear.

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First Ride: Ryders Incline FYRE Glasses 2

Stylish, crystal-clear, fog-free vision for those without budget constraints.

Posted by jnev on 6/27/2017 6:45 AM

Racking Up the Air Miles on Nico Vink's New Line 1

Not only does the new line look absolutely bonkers, but this is some top-notch drone flying too. Don't miss this one!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/27/2017 1:02 PM

Start List - Andorra World Cup DH

See who's racing World Cup DH this weekend in Andorra - Part of our All Things Andorra forum thread.

Posted by sspomer on 6/27/2017 9:53 AM

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Testing Bikes and Tossing Whips - Norco Factory Racing Does Crankworx Innsbruck

What does a World Cup race team get up to between the big races? Go behind the scenes for a look at some timed testing before the lads give Crankworx all they've got.

Posted by bturman on 6/27/2017 9:30 AM

Andorra World Cup DH Course Change 4

Torrential rains have wreaked havoc on the steep-ass Andorra course and as a result, the very last gully section has been deemed unrideable. Iceman reports.

Posted by sspomer on 6/27/2017 8:02 AM

Bike of the Day: Banshee AMP 1 1

The Carrot Kickstand edition!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/27/2017 12:13 PM

KHS Factory Racing at Angel Fire Pro GRT

The Spruce Bruce takes back-to-back wins with Logan hot on his heels.

Posted by sspomer on 6/27/2017 8:19 AM

RESULTS: Angel Fire Pro GRT

Bruce Klein and Samantha Kingshill post up at Angel Fire among some heavy competition.

Posted by sspomer on 6/27/2017 8:16 AM

OneUp Everyday Carry (EDC) Tool, Pump & Strap Now Available 1

All the trailside tools you need, always on your bike and instantly accessible.

Posted by bturman on 6/27/2017 8:00 AM

Gunning For The Top - Meet The 2018 Intense Carbine 29 10

The new 29-inch, 155mm travel Carbine is more rally car than trophy truck, but that won't stop you from smashing your way down some rowdy trails. This one left us grinning ear to ear.

Posted by bturman on 6/27/2017 1:00 AM

Drift Alert! Chris Kovarik Rallies The New Intense Carbine 29

Two wheels? Of course Kovarik is going to get it all kinds of sideways.

Posted by bturman on 6/27/2017 1:54 AM

Loris Vergier and Loic Bruni Are Friends Again 1

The life and times of the Syndicate's fastest Frenchie is well worth the watch.

Posted by sspomer on 6/26/2017 2:33 PM

Bike of the Day: YT Jeffsy 27 3 6

The tanwall craze continues.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/26/2017 11:16 AM

Dusty Winghills

Hajime Imoto and Taro Urakami session the Winghills Shirotori Resort in Japan.

Posted by 970biking on 6/26/2017 11:04 AM

When Triple Backflips are Common - Nitro Games Best Trick Highlights 1

More combos than a Taco Bell menu. Triple flips (front and back) 1440 variations and more insanity that will pave the way for MTB slopestyle to come. #bonkers

Posted by sspomer on 6/26/2017 10:11 AM

Trans-Provence 2017 | Day 6 Report & Results 2

Marco Osborne and Ines Thoma take victories after 6 days of racing and nearly 3 hours of total timed racing.

Posted by sspomer on 6/26/2017 9:57 AM

Mad Mads - Daily Shot 2

Mads "Makken" Haugen lays one over in Utah.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/24/2017 1:16 PM

First Look: Leatt DBX 3.0 All-Mountain Helmet

Leatt knows that when it comes to your noggin, safety is paramount. With multiple built-in protection features such as a shear away visor and their unique 360-degree Turbine Technology, we took a closer look at Leatt's new DBX 3.0 all-mountain helmet.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 6/24/2017 12:18 PM

First Ride: 2018 Orbea Rallon - A Wildly Fun Carbon Enduro Machine 13

With aggressive enduro riding in mind, the Rallon is a versatile 29-inch wheeled carbon machine with one goal - getting you to the bottom of the trail as fast as possible hooting and hollering the whole way down.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 6/26/2017 7:09 AM

WARP SPEED! Pro GRT Angel Fire with Wentz 7

Get your goggles on because watching this will make your eyes water! #USDH blitz with Wentz from the Pro GRT at Angel Fire.

Posted by sspomer on 6/24/2017 11:02 PM

Insane Progression | Crankworx Innsbruck Slopestyle Results 1

WOW. That has got to be the most insane slopestyle final we have ever witnessed. #NEXTLEVEL for sure!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/24/2017 6:40 AM

Bike of the Day: Commencal Meta AM v4.2 5 4

Carbon-free and ready to crush.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/24/2017 1:22 AM

TECH TALK: Giant Factory Off-Road's Dave Garland on Data Acquisition and Bike Set Up 10

Dave Garland is a bike wizard. Bike nerds rejoice at this in-depth feature on his one-off data acquisition system for Giant Factory Off-Road Racing.

Posted by sspomer on 6/23/2017 3:17 PM

Mavic Trans-Provence 2017 | Day 5 Report & Results

4288 meters of descending in one day of racing - it could only happen at the Trans-Provence!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/23/2017 1:22 AM

Back To Racing | Fast Life with Loic Bruni

Are you ready to go racing again? Loic Bruni is, and this awesome recap-come-shredit will certainly make sure you are stoked for Andorra too. Don't miss it!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/23/2017 10:46 AM

Trestle Bike Park - Banana Peel Slopestyle Trail 5

Steve Wentz gives the Pro-only Banana Peel trail at Trestle Bike Park a rip!

Posted by sspomer on 6/22/2017 9:43 AM

KHS Bicycles - Hello Mountain

Get stoked for a weekend of shredding with this inspirational video from KHS.

Posted by sspomer on 6/23/2017 8:56 AM

Big Summer Savings on Bikes, Parts and Gear

There are plenty of MTB summertime deals to make sure you stay rolling fast and clean on the trail.

Posted by sspomer on 6/22/2017 8:24 AM

Finding Your Flow - Daily Shot 1

When was the last time you rode down a waterfall? Welcome to Norway!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/23/2017 10:54 AM

Bike of the Day: Dragon Bike Components Flame 1 4

More Polish prototypes.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/23/2017 1:39 AM

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Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Tire Insert Systems 20

Looking to up the smash-ability of bikes around the world, we took six of the most well known tire inserts and put them up against each other to find out which would take the top step.

Posted by jnev on 6/22/2017 6:45 AM

Member Review: 2017 Trek Remedy 8 1

Vital member Jared Wilkinson tells us all about his "awesome aluminum trail slayer."

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 6/22/2017 4:47 PM

First Look: Truvativ Descendant 35mm DH Bars and Stem 1

Available with a carbon or aluminum handlebar, Truvativ joins the 35mm party with a fresh new DH cockpit.

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/22/2017 7:00 AM

Tyler McCaul, Cam McCaul and Thomas Vanderham - Roostakke

A berm-blasting bro-cam bonanza.

Posted by sspomer on 6/22/2017 8:13 AM

Summer Style - Daily Shot 1

Lush forests and hot laps in the park - shredding season is here!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/22/2017 12:45 PM

Tested: Scott Soldier 2 Knee Guards - Real Deal, Pedal-Able Protection

Riders searching for legit, comfortable knee protection worthy of long rides will be pleased with these thoughtfully crafted pads.

Posted by bturman on 6/21/2017 6:23 PM