Wyn 'Wheelie Wednesday' Masters blasted his way to second place behind Cam Cole in the Lyttelton Urban Downhill race. Hop onboard for his race run in this POV video. The 1.2km course mixes natural, street, and wood features as it drops 160m into the small town.
Posted by bturman on 11/23/2014 10:10 AM
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Tires searching for a hold on the edge of traction, suspension working overtime as roots and rocks blend to a blur of grip and speed - Aurélien Knecht and Jordan Baumann check in with a shredalicious edit that needs no other soundtrack than what the camera can capture.
Posted by iceman2058 on 11/22/2014 8:43 AM
Two legends take on Half Nelson trail in Squamish, British Columbia. Talk about a couple of powerhouses! There's a little teaser at the end as well. What's coming from Intense in December? You'll find out soon!
Posted by bturman on 11/21/2014 6:00 PM
Year after year Five Ten continues to refine their lineup, making strides in durability, weight, and performance. 2015 is no exception. Here's a look at two shoes set to come down the pipeline soon.
Posted by bturman on 11/22/2014 7:48 AM
The Big Mountain Enduro will return to Snowmass, Keystone and Crested Butte in Colorado, and pay visit to a new big mountain venue for its Series Finals.
Posted by sspomer on 11/21/2014 9:44 AM
Amir Kabbani and Peoplegrapher Lukas Tielke have put together the third and final installment in their "In The Woods" series, and it's both inspirational and impressive. Sick riding and awesome cinematography = 5 minutes of rad!
Posted by iceman2058 on 11/21/2014 2:25 AM
Judging by his flat out speed and incredible style, Tom van Steenbergen is 100% back in action after his massive front flip attempt at Rampage. This video is sure to make you want to grab your bike and find some tacky dirt.
Posted by bturman on 11/20/2014 11:03 PM
Enter for your chance to win a set of IXS Elbow and Knee pads and the confidence to take your riding game to the next level. Entries made by 11/25 will get two entries into the contest, so enter soon.
Posted by bturman on 11/21/2014 6:33 AM
There are few motivators as strong as some friendly sibling competition, and in this case Rachel Atherton is doing her best to avoid being caught by her brother Dan.
Posted by bturman on 11/20/2014 5:19 PM
Posted by bturman on 11/20/2014 5:51 PM
Vital member xyian says that "it's a glove that I put on but that I don't notice," which says a lot. Read more in his lighthearted review.
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Posted by bturman on 11/20/2014 4:49 PM
It's no secret that a dropper post will transform your bike for the better, leading to an even more awesome experience on the trail. Nukeproof's new OKLO adjustable seatpost looks to strike a good balance of features and performance at a reasonable cost.
Posted by bturman on 11/20/2014 9:39 AM
Krispy and Joss hit the trail to see what the new and affordable $3,400 Giant Reign 2 is all about. Got a question for them about how it rides? Join the discussion in our forum. You can read Vital's impressions on the fancy carbon version here.
Posted by bturman on 11/19/2014 1:49 PM