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Review - 2017 Giant Trance Advanced from Vital MTB Test Sessions 0

Giant's new Trance gains remarkable suspension performance and could be a home run with the right build.

Curtis Keene Teases New Specialized Hillbilly Tire

First the new Butcher, now something even more aggressive.

Posted by bturman on 2/27/2017 11:06 AM

Review - 2017 Giant Trance Advanced from Vital MTB Test Sessions

Giant's new Trance gains remarkable suspension performance and could be a home run with the right build.

Posted by bturman on 2/27/2017 11:16 PM

First Look: 2017 Troy Lee Designs Helmet Range 2

Here it is, TLD's highly anticipated new helmet range launch. From the all-new A2 to the much-loved classics, there are a lot of fresh lids here to feast your eyes on. Dig in!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/27/2017 12:05 AM

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Lacondeguy Demo Reel

One minute of shred with one of the stylish riders out there.

Posted by 970biking on 2/27/2017 10:41 AM

Sending It - Daily Shot 1

Freeride lives!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/27/2017 12:05 PM

How to Scrub Jumps Like a Boss

Let's be honest, a good scrub is one of the dopest skills out there. While they look stylish, they are practical. In this video we'll be taking a look a how to Scrub jumps like a pro.

Posted by 970biking on 2/27/2017 10:35 AM

Sam Pilgrim's Kicker Ramp Project 1

What can you do with a portable ramp and a town full of fun spots at your disposal? If you're Sam Pilgrim, quite a lot!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/27/2017 3:18 AM

Bike of the Day: Canyon Dude 3 3

If it's snowy where you live, this looks like a fun way to get through winter!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/27/2017 3:36 AM

First Ride: TLD's All-New A2 Helmet 1

TLD has a brand new trail helmet launching today, and we've tested it already. Get all the info, pics, specs, and our initial impressions of the A2 inside!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/27/2017 12:00 AM

RESULTS: New Zealand National Champs DH 4

Keegan Wright throws down on the heavies at the NZL national champs.

Posted by sspomer on 2/26/2017 10:07 AM

Sunday Roost - Daily Shot 1

What's better than Sunday roast? Sunday roost!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/26/2017 7:54 AM

Winter Woolly Fat Bike Fest

Old Man Winter got your trails snowed in? No problem, said Highland Mountain Bike Park and put on the first ever Winter Woolly Fat Bike Fest, attended by over 400 shred-happy fans of the big balloon wheels. Looks like good times were had by all!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/26/2017 5:50 AM

Bike of the Day: DMR Sled 1

DMR's new beast in the wild.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/26/2017 2:14 AM

Slipping and Sliding in Indonesia

As the mountain bike virus continues to spread through the world at an alarming rate, the islands of Indonesia are the latest to fall foul of its relentless march. The local population can already be heard hooting and hollering in the woods, a sure sign that the infection has taken hold and can no longer be cured. It's a pandemic!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/26/2017 2:37 AM

Why That Bike? Evil The Wreckoning 1

It's time for another round of Why That Bike! This time we take a closer look at six sexy Evil The Wreckonings and learn more about why their owners picked that frame, and the story behind each build. Get ready to get your drool on!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/26/2017 3:06 AM

Say Cheese - Daily Shot 1

A picture of a picture, is that worth 2000 words?

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/25/2017 10:44 AM

Vinay Menon Gets His Rush on in India 3

Vinay Menon is one of the driving forces behind India's budding mountain bike scene. It's only fitting that he should be the first person featured in a new series covering the country's pioneering athletes. Go Vinay!

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/25/2017 7:19 AM

Bike of the Day: YT Tues CF Pro 2 1

The Chromag camo edition.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/25/2017 1:13 AM

Trek Factory Racing Hits SoCal 7

The Athertons and new teammate "Muddo" head to the so-called sunny skies of SoCal to get their winter training in. We can think of worse places to go.

Posted by FredLikesTrikes on 2/24/2017 1:55 PM

Aggy Goes Digging for Galena and Finds Gold

There's gold in them thar hills - and none better than Aggy to pry it out of the mountain! This ripping edit might not melt the internet but it will make your eyeballs bleed.

Posted by iceman2058 on 2/24/2017 12:00 AM

Game Face - Daily Shot 1

Vital's product editor Brandon Turman gets his game face on during Test Sessions.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/24/2017 12:43 PM

The Fire’s Still Burning Ft. Rob Welch 1

Rob Welch hasn't made an edit since 2013, despite injury Rob has carried on pushing his boundaries and a move to free ride has set the stage for this latest edit, "The Fire's Still Burning."

Posted by 970biking on 2/24/2017 10:37 AM

Bike of the Day: Knolly Chilcotin 2 1

Everything frozen outside? Good time to take pictures of your bike!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 2/24/2017 12:44 AM

George Brannigan Goes Ape Sh!t! 5

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

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

Review - 2017 Devinci Django from Vital MTB Test Sessions 25

Devinci strikes gold with the Django, creating a bike we could spend 90% of our time on.

Posted by bturman on 2/24/2017 3:00 AM

SR Suntour's Perception Changing Tour at Sedona Mountain Bike Festival March 3-5th 1

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

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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

Backflip Barspin Tailwhip - Daily Shot 2

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 1

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 2 2

Serious hardtail fun from On-One.

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

Review - 2017 Evil The Calling from Vital MTB Test Sessions 15

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 4

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