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Review - Evil's The Calling from 2017 Vital MTB Test Sessions 7

With a paint color called Angry Dolphin, you know it's going to be a rowdy ride. Get the details on Evil's latest two-wheeled shred sled in this in-depth review.

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Out of the Box with Connor Fearon and the Kona Hei Hei Trail 1

Join the World Cup ripper as he gets loose on the incredibly fun trails at Retallack aboard his trusty Hei Hei trail bike.

Posted by bturman on 2/15/2017 12:00 AM

George Brannigan Goes Ape Sh!t! 2

George Brannigan loggin' those air miles with steeze left over.

Posted by 970biking on 2/23/2017 11:07 AM

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SR Suntour's Perception Changing Tour at Sedona Mountain Bike Festival March 3-5th

SR Suntour wants to tell you about the rad new things they are doing, and they've got just the place to do it. Curious? Hit up the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival and check 'em out!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/23/2017 9:15 AM

Backflip Barspin Tailwhip - Daily Shot 1

Three for the price of one! While stocks last!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/23/2017 11:13 AM

Trail Bike Shred with Aaron Gwin 1

Aaron Gwin goes for a rip on his new trail bike. Why are you still reading this caption?

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/23/2017 6:07 AM

Ratboy and Loosedog Climb a Mountain

Ratboy and Loosedog head out to climb some Welsh mountain. Let's just say there may have been some extra jibbing along the way.

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/23/2017 7:13 AM

Tested: 2017 Royal Racing Core Apparel

Royal's entry level line of riding apparel looks fresh and provides great value for money. Find out what else we thought of it in our review.

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/23/2017 12:05 AM

Bike of the Day: On-One Deedar 1 2

Serious hardtail fun from On-One.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/23/2017 12:41 AM

Review - Evil's The Calling from 2017 Vital MTB Test Sessions 7

With a paint color called Angry Dolphin, you know it's going to be a rowdy ride. Get the details on Evil's latest two-wheeled shred sled in this in-depth review.

Posted by bturman on 2/23/2017 3:00 AM

We Ride the New Norco Range C9.2 - Vital MTB First Ride / First Look 3

From a long line of capable trail bikes comes the big-wheeled version of Norco's Range, now in carbon.

Posted by sspomer on 2/22/2017 7:02 AM

Sans 'The Wall', Fontana Ain't So Bad - Bruce Klein Tearing It Up Lately!

Rocks, tech, steep. Sure Fontana may be a little short and has 'The Wall', but it's great off-season training for up-and-coming U.S. DH racers.

Posted by sspomer on 2/22/2017 12:46 PM

Pombo the Pinner - Daily Shot 1

Emanuel Pombo mobbing Madeira like he means it.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/22/2017 1:35 PM

Trading Motos for Mountain Bikes | Darren Berrecloth and Ricky Brabec 1

Once the lines are etched in there's nothing left to do but send it.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 2/22/2017 9:03 AM

Bike of the Day: Yeti SB5.5c 7 8

The crazy colors edition.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/22/2017 4:05 AM

Curtis Keene Teases New Specialized Tire 9

Looks meaty!

Posted by bturman on 2/22/2017 12:55 AM

Vital MTB's The Inside Line Podcast - Episode 4 - Bryson Martin, Founder of DVO Suspension 28

From the Z1 Bomber to DVO Emerald, Bryson Martin has been involved with mountain bike suspension since the beginning.

Posted by sspomer on 2/22/2017 5:00 AM

Early Bird on a Mission | YT Industries

Nothing beats slapping some corners in the morning! YT's Erik Irmisch knows the deal.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 2/21/2017 2:46 PM

Shimano's M6000 Series Gets an Overhaul 1

Shimano announces an updated Deore M6000 series with plenty of trickle-down tech from XTR, XT, and SLX, as well as introduces an all new wide-range cassette.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 2/21/2017 1:48 PM

Just The Bangers - 2017 Vital MTB Test Sessions Photo Gallery 3

This gallery contains twenty of the best images taken by our photographer, Lear Miller, as well as some insight into our favorite sections of singletrack on the widely varied terrain of Mount Lemmon. Check out the goods!

Posted by bturman on 2/21/2017 3:00 AM

Meet The Testers - 2017 Vital MTB Test Sessions 4

A bike review is only as good as the humans providing the feedback. Luckily we've got some of best in the business. Get to know this year's crew of shredders and read some fun highlights from our time in Tucson, Arizona.

Posted by bturman on 2/21/2017 3:00 AM

Colorado Cruising - Daily Shot 5

Flying is fun.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/21/2017 12:21 PM

Remy Metailler on Cube

Didn't see that one coming!

Posted by sspomer on 2/21/2017 9:18 AM

Bike of the Day: DVO Tracer T275 8 6

We are Vital MTB and we approve of this color scheme.

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Posted by bturman on 2/21/2017 2:06 AM

See The Bikes - 2017 Vital MTB Test Sessions 14

You got the rundown on our big Test Sessions roundup, now it's time to drool over 18 gorgeous bikes and check out their specs. Which one are you most excited to read about? Reviews begin dropping this week!

Posted by bturman on 2/21/2017 3:00 AM

Valparaiso Urban DH Race | Action and Results

Once again the world's best urban downhillers came together to tackle one of the most spectacular tracks in the world. Exclusive action, pics, and results await inside!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/20/2017 1:02 PM

Ride Your F#%king Bike World Premiere Tickets | FOX MTB

We all saw the trailer last week, and if you can make it out to SoCal by March 3rd here's how to get tickets for the event.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 2/20/2017 9:53 AM

The Collective | Full Movie 1

Dive right into a piece of mountain bike history with a movie that in so many ways represented a big step in the next direction. Claw, Vanderham, Simmons, McCaul, and many many more - it's the first film from The Collective, and it's right here!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/20/2017 9:06 AM

Moon Booter - Daily Shot 1

NASA called, they want their booster rockets back.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/20/2017 1:10 PM

Berlin Dirt Part 1

First part in a series looking at the Berlin shred scene from 20 ZOLL!

Posted by 970biking on 2/20/2017 10:36 AM

Bike of the Day: Evil Insurgent 4 8

The chameleon rainbow flake edition. Yeah, that's now a thing.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/20/2017 12:00 AM

​2017 Vital MTB Test Sessions Introduction 27

We recently tested 18 new bikes in the wildly varied terrain of Tucson, Arizona. Over the next several weeks you'll read about the highs and lows of some of the most exciting trail, all-mountain, and enduro rides for 2017. We aim to provide the most honest, unbiased reviews you'll find anywhere. This is Vital MTB's Test Sessions.

Posted by bturman on 2/20/2017 3:00 AM

The US Open of Mountain Biking Returns for 2017

One of the biggest downhill races in recent US history is back in action. Get pumped!

Posted by bturman on 2/19/2017 12:05 PM

17 Questions - Reggie Miller 14

Retired NBA superstar for the Indiana Pacers, current TNT basketball commentator and mountain bike superfan, Reggie Miller, tackles the dreaded 17!

Posted by sspomer on 2/19/2017 8:21 AM

Good Times, Good Vibes

Good music, fearless sending, shoddy filming, not a kneepad in sight. We're loving it!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/19/2017 8:00 AM

Train Gap - Daily Shot 1

For when road gaps seem too small.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/19/2017 11:26 AM