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Tested: 100% Speedcraft Glasses 1

We take a good look at 100%'s goggle-inspired Speedcraft sunglasses designed specifically for cycling.

Member Review: Loaded Precision AmXC Shorty

Vital member Carraig042 says this stem has a sexy appeal, is robust, lightweight, and easy to install. Catch more in his full review.

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Posted by bturman on 6/29/2015 8:09 PM

Home Is Where You Park It

Living the dream. The #VANZACS crew is living large in under $1000 vans, traveling around Europe racing the World Cup series and having a damn good time doing it.

Posted by csteen on 6/29/2015 3:51 PM

First Look: Two New Ibis Ripleys 2

Ibis introduces the new Ripley, which is now offered in two different geometry configurations: an updated longer and slacker frame, dubbed the Ripley LS, and the highly regarded standard geometry of the original Ripley. Take a look at the complete breakdown of what's new, inside.

Posted by dhgnar on 6/29/2015 2:13 PM

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First Laps on Velosolutions' Asphalt BMX Pump Track in Grenchen 3

See the construction and the first laps on the Velosolutions Asphalt BMX Pump Track in Grenchen.

Posted by csteen on 6/29/2015 12:14 PM

World's Longest Flow Trail? 20 Minutes of Pure Fun 5

The Peca Flow Trail in Austria is 10 kms, 1000 meters of vert, and 20 minutes of never ending berm to berm fun. When can we go???

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 11:33 AM

Trail Building: Thirty Days in Four Minutes 2

A lot of love and effort go into our favorite trails. This video captures thirty days of love and effort put into this trail.

Posted by csteen on 6/29/2015 11:23 AM

Garett Buehler and Conor Macfarlane Going Huge in New Zealand

Garett Buehler and Conor Macfarlane of Knolly bikes and Ride Gravity rip the Central Lakes region a new one.

Posted by dhgnar on 6/29/2015 11:08 AM

The Lando and Cousin Jake Show

High speed bbrraappp!! Matt Orlando and Jake Grob join forces as the Gravity Transition team based out of the Pacific Northwest.

Posted by 970biking on 6/29/2015 10:15 AM

World Cup Recaps & Tandem Drifting: Bruni & Vergier Against the World Episode 2

World Cup ripping, mustard tasting and tandem shredding: get loose with the Lapierre boys in this rad recap video of WC rounds 2 & 3, Fort William and Leogang.

Posted by dhgnar on 6/29/2015 9:55 AM

BC Bike Race Day 1 Action 1

7 days shredding the singletrack of British Columbia? Sounds good to us! The 2015 BC Bike Race is underway.

Posted by sspomer on 6/29/2015 9:02 AM

Color Coordinated - Daily Shot 2

Always dress for the season!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 5:17 AM

Spank Shut-Up and Whip Photo Contest #spankwhipoff

As a celebration of the European Whip Off Champs happening at Crankworx Les 2 Alpes, Spank and Vital MTB have partnered to help you get in on the action. Your best motowhip photo could win you a Spank Vibrocore Team cockpit or a set of Spank Spike flat pedals.

Posted by sspomer on 6/29/2015 9:19 AM

The Future is Now - Finn Iles Flying in Morzine

If you're searching for the blueprint of what it's supposed to look like when you ride a bike, 15-yr old Finn Iles is it. The future is now!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 12:14 AM

Bike of the Day: Santa Cruz V10 6 12

Clean as a whistle!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2015 1:23 AM

Tested: 100% Speedcraft Glasses 1

We take a good look at 100%'s goggle-inspired Speedcraft sunglasses designed specifically for cycling.

Posted by bturman on 6/29/2015 8:54 AM

Sender Stoke - Daily Shot 1

We can hear the "whoooo!" from here...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/28/2015 12:25 PM

UCI Releases 2016 Race Calendar 3

Here it is race fans, the much-anticipated release of UCI's 2016 calendar. With 7 rounds, including old time favorites like MSA and Fort William mixing it up with popular newcomers like Lourdes, all capped off with World Champs in Val di Sole, it looks like we're in for a treat!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/27/2015 1:17 PM

Bike of the Day: Banshee Rune 2 7

The orange popsicle edition.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/28/2015 1:14 AM

Catching Up With: Mike Jones 2

Young gun Mike Jones has had a quick rise through the world DH rankings since turning Elite 2 short years ago. We caught up with the Welsh pinner between practice runs in Leogang, to find out a bit more about what makes him tick. Answers inside!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/28/2015 10:18 AM

Endless Berm - Daily Shot 1

Round and round we go.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/27/2015 2:10 PM

Final Results and Video - MAVIC TRANS-PROVENCE 2015 /// DAY 6

The Mavic Trans-Provence convoy has reached Menton, the Mediterranean, and a race winner has been crowned. Much needed rest for man, women, and their trusty steeds is next on the menu - after the odd refreshing beverage has been tended to, that is. Full report inside!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/27/2015 2:46 AM

Bike of the Day: Lee Cougan X-LERATOR 1

At least, we're pretty sure that's what it is...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/27/2015 1:59 PM

Keep Your Weekend #vitalRAW

That is all.

Posted by sspomer on 6/26/2015 1:15 PM

What To Do When All The Dishes Are Done 6

​Sometimes when all your chores get done at home you get motivated to get out and ride. Jessica Serdowich adds a little adventure to her ride as she seeks out some pristine Pacific Northwest trails.

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/26/2015 2:21 PM

End of an Epic, Trans Provence Slideshow Diary 3 2

Mission accomplished. What was the mission for most? Survival. Nico Lau and Tracy Moseley take convincing wins, too. Sven and Duncan with their McDonald's-uploaded tales of radness from France.

Posted by sspomer on 6/27/2015 12:02 PM

A Sender in the Rain - Daily Shot 1

"I'm seeending in the rain, just seeeending in the rain" - Gene Kelly

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/26/2015 6:10 AM

Results and Video - MAVIC TRANS-PROVENCE 2015 /// DAY 5

4000 meters of descending, and Matti Lehikoinen took a leaf out of Gwin's book to finish half a stage on the rim. All the action and more from Trans-Provence day 5, as the racers can virtually smell the sea and the finish line in Menton.

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/26/2015 12:47 AM

Bike of the Day: Kona Entourage 2 5

Functional freeride build on this clean Entourage.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/26/2015 1:11 AM

My Garage with Cam Zink 3

Cam Zink isn't hurling 360's off 30-foot cliffs every day of the week, so when he's home and not riding, there's a good chance he's in his garage. Dialed tool kit organization from Birzman, shifter cart storage inspiration from Pat McCaul and plenty of toys to lust over as Cam takes you through his workshop space in Reno.

Posted by sspomer on 6/26/2015 9:15 AM

Wickedly Wheelie-ing through Washington // Kendall-Weed + Kitsbow = Rad 9

That's it. Bags are packed. Moving to Washington.

Posted by sspomer on 6/25/2015 4:31 PM

The Sickest Minute and Twelve Seconds with Neko Mulally 4

He even juggles too! Radness thanks to Deity.

Posted by sspomer on 6/25/2015 4:08 PM

New SUNN Enduro Bike and Team 9

​SUNN announces the Kern LT 160mm-travel Enduro bike and team of Kilian Bron and Thomas Lapeyrie.

Posted by sspomer on 6/25/2015 9:31 AM

Best Garden Ever?

Plants? Who needs plants! Simon Pages has sculpted his own dream back yard garden complete with a full dirt line and foam pit!

Posted by 970biking on 6/25/2015 10:15 AM

Ripping Ancient Rock - Daily Shot 1

Riding the Swedish "urberget" - the ancient rock that is found throughout the country.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 6/25/2015 8:31 AM

First Look & First Ride: Mondraker Dune Carbon 6

After the Foxy and Summum Carbon, it was of course only a matter of time until Mondraker would introduce a carbon version of its flagship enduro bike. The Dune Carbon launches today, and it's a stunner. We have a full slideshow as well as specs, geo, and pricing info waiting for you right here - dive in and get your drool on!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/25/2015 3:00 PM

The Perfect Moment 1

Earning those single track turns by morning, dirt jumping by afternoon... can a day get any better?

Posted by 970biking on 6/25/2015 10:20 AM

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