WORLD CHAMPS RESULTS: Greg Minnaar and Rachel Atherton Go Fastest in Timed Training 2

The sun came out in Andorra today, but it's still a mudfest on track. That didn't stop Greg and Rachel from throwing down for Timed Training top spots.

Posted by iceman2058 on 9/5/2015 1:22 AM


Predict the winning Elite Men's and Women's DH riders and you could be the owner of a new RockShox BoXXer World Cup fork!

Posted by sspomer on 9/3/2015 1:41 PM

Bike of the Day: Kea Homemade 4 3

Homemade hauler!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 9/5/2015 12:29 AM


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EUROBIKE: Fresh Apparel and Protection Gear 9

Our final Eurobike update includes dozens of new apparel and protection items for 2016. If you're looking for fresh styles, kits, or ways to armor up for burly rides next season, this is the place to start! View all of our Eurobike coverage here.

Posted by bturman on 9/4/2015 3:56 PM

World Champs Carnage or "So, You Had a Bad Day?" 4

#oops in Andorra.

Posted by sspomer on 9/4/2015 11:33 AM

New York City's New Pump Track

Velosolutions just wrapped up a new asphalt based pump track deep in the jungle that is New York city!

Posted by 970biking on 9/4/2015 2:21 PM

Earn $100 at Jenson USA for Your Vital MTB Member Reviews

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 9/4/2015 12:45 PM

World Champs DH Slipping and Sliding Slideshow 1

Torrential rains, frigid temperatures and DH practice cut short for the safety of the marshals. The second day of DH action at the 2015 Mountain Bike World Champs was as unpredictable as they come.

Posted by sspomer on 9/4/2015 6:53 PM

WORLD CHAMPS: Ratboy Gets Muddy in Andorra 1

Yep, it's a bit rainy in Andorra these days...luckily, the forecast calls for the sun to return for the weekend.

Posted by iceman2058 on 9/4/2015 11:04 AM

Vital RAW - World Champs Andorra 2 7

Remi looks so freaking nasty!

Posted by sspomer on 9/4/2015 2:39 PM

Trans-Savoie Alpine Enduro | Six Days of Racing

30 stages, 74,000-feet of timed descent over a distance of 180-miles. Gnarly. The 2015 Trans-Savoie Alpine Enduro pushed riders to the edge of their ability and delivered some exciting racing. Check out the highlight video, race report and results from the six-day racing adventure.

Posted by dhgnar on 9/4/2015 11:43 AM

WORLD CHAMPS RESULTS: Laurie Greenland Dominates Junior Men's DH Seeding in Andorra

Even though points weren't on the line nor was there a need to qualify for the finals, Laurie Greenland fired a serious warning shot, nearly 8-seconds up!

Posted by iceman2058 on 9/4/2015 4:36 AM

Darklight Trailer 1

Sweetgrass Productions has teamed up with Philips yet again to produce a unique night time visual shred. First it was backcountry skiing, now bikes!

Posted by 970biking on 9/4/2015 11:17 AM

PIT BITS - World Champs - UPDATED 76

4 new XC bikes, Minnaar's V10cc, Loic and Loris get new, surprise Lapierres and kits! Check out how stoked they are and make sure you didn't miss anything. There's a lot in here. #DROOL

Posted by sspomer on 9/1/2015 11:24 AM

World Champs XCO Helmet Cam with Claudio Caluori and Erin Huck

Claudio gives us one last glimpse of 2015 POV goodness with this comedy-filled XCO course preview at World Champs in Andorra.

Posted by sspomer on 9/4/2015 6:26 AM

Meet the Maker: Joe Breeze

Meet the maker of the first purpose-built mountain bike, Joe Breeze. In this video, Breeze details the progression of his first bicycles. From the inspiration of his Schwinn Excelsior to the nickel-plated Breezer Series 3.

Posted by csteen on 9/3/2015 10:15 PM

A-Line & Dirt Merchant on a Cyclo Cross Bike 1

So you cleared all the A-Line jumps on your Downhill bike? That's cute. Yoann Barelli just showed us all up, on a cross bike.

Posted by dhgnar on 9/3/2015 4:30 PM

Paul Genovese at Red Bull Joyride

Follow Paul Genovese as after years of working towards it, he finally joins the big names dropping into the Red Bull Joyride course.

Posted by csteen on 9/3/2015 9:31 PM

MacAskill's Imaginate Video Breaks 39 Million Views!

Say it with us now: 39 MILLION VIEWS. Wow. Join us for another watch of one of Danny's best videos to date, which just became the most viewed Red Bull video ever. Congrats to all involved. Now break that 40 Million mark.

Posted by bturman on 9/3/2015 2:47 PM

Wet & Wild - World Champs DH Action Slideshow

You got wet on the track or you got wet in the pits. Steep and slick in Andorra.

Posted by sspomer on 9/3/2015 6:47 PM

EUROBIKE: 100+ New Mountain Bike Components and Prototypes for 2016 102

Here's the BIG one. We scoured the halls of the World's biggest bicycle tradeshow in search of everything new and exciting. Afraid you missed something? Catch all of our Eurobike product coverage here. There's a ton to see!

Posted by bturman on 9/3/2015 10:06 PM

Forum: Shimano is Working on a Different Kind of Dropper 5

We found a curious new patent application just published by Shimano. It appears to be for a telescoping dropper post with some unique new features. It sure looks interesting, but will it see production?

Posted by dhgnar on 9/3/2015 10:40 AM

Giant Factory Off-Road Abusing Some Trail | Full Team Effort 2

Serious speed and two-wheeled drifts, shaaawing!

Posted by dhgnar on 9/3/2015 12:52 PM

Nicholi Rogatkin's Cork 720 on a Downhill Bike 7

Nicholi Rogatkin stomped a huge Cork 720 on his downhill bike at Suzuki Nine Knights MTB, and with his visor on!

Posted by csteen on 9/3/2015 8:44 AM


Sorry for the hiccup, I accidentally nuked the first thread. #oops

Posted by sspomer on 9/3/2015 1:39 PM

Vital RAW - World Champs 1 14

#steepandsloppy is how Sam Hill likes it.

Posted by sspomer on 9/3/2015 1:42 PM

Serre Chevalier Bike Park

Adrien Douillet heads to the French resort, Serre Chevalier for some gravity assisted park laps!

Posted by 970biking on 9/3/2015 10:43 AM

WORLD CHAMPS HELMET CAM - Course Check with Claudio and Cedric 6

This is it, the final course check of 2015 with Claudio. How fitting that he should be joined by the legend and local boy Mr. Cedric Gracia himself, who had a hand in building the track and now shows Claudio the way down. YEOW!

Posted by iceman2058 on 9/2/2015 8:37 AM

Screw, Marry, Kill - 3 World Champs Bikes 18

Instead of asking some boring "which is your favorite" question, here's a little tougher ethical challenge with 3 of our favorite World Champs DH bikes.

Posted by sspomer on 9/2/2015 3:32 PM

Doerfling & Slotegraaf Pummeling Pemberton

One part epic trail, two parts bad ass rider, combine and enjoy responsibly.

Posted by dhgnar on 9/2/2015 2:30 PM

The Hidden Trails of Whistler | True Life Ep4

Everyone knows the Whistler Bike Park contains some of the best riding in the world, but beyond the park boundaries are miles and miles of the most incredible, loamy and brake-bump free trails your tires have ever touched.

Posted by dhgnar on 9/2/2015 12:29 PM

2015 World Champs DH Track Walk & Industry Champs Slideshow

It's so steep they have ropes to help you walk down. IT'S ON!

Posted by sspomer on 9/2/2015 8:46 PM

Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Vee Tire Co 2

We have 5 hand-picked shots in this week's photo comp, and if you pick the winner, you can walk away with rad new rubber from Vee. Easy pickings!

Posted by iceman2058 on 9/2/2015 11:22 PM

Sam Pilgrim & Sam Reynolds Preview the Suzuki Nine Knights Course

Big hits, huge wall rides and a step-up to halfpipe! The new Nine Knights course is looking pretty sweet.

Posted by dhgnar on 9/2/2015 11:35 AM

Don't Hit Trees | On Track With Curtis Keene - S2E4

Solid words of advice from Curtis Keene as Lucas Cowan shows him around the local trails of Flagstaff. Between racing and training, sometimes a bit of fun is all that's needed to recharge the mind.

Posted by dhgnar on 9/2/2015 11:03 AM

EUROBIKE: 40+ New Trail, Enduro & AM Bikes 19

From wild to dialed, we bring you a detailed rundown of 2016's newest pedal bikes.

Posted by bturman on 9/2/2015 12:06 PM