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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Lizard Skins 0

With everything from huge hucks to self-shot sliders, picking a winner this week won't be easy. With rad prizes from Lizard Skins up for grabs, you can be sure it's worth your while though!

Bike of the Day: Banshee Darkside 1 2

Need more than enduro, but less than DH? How about this custom Darkside?

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/30/2014 5:17 AM

Out with a Bang - Life Behind Bars Season Finale

All good things must come to an end, and that includes Brandon Semenuk's third season of Life Behind Bars. Join the crew for the final episode as they kick back in Whistler and look back over a year of getting rowdy and living the high life!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/30/2014 12:56 AM

First Look: Radical New 2015 Specialized S-Works Demo Carbon 32 3

Today Specialized unveiled the covers on an all-new 2015 S-Works Demo Carbon. Aaron Gwin and Troy Brosnan will race the bike this weekend at the Mont Sainte Anne World Cup, and it will be available to the public in January 2015. Geometry and highlights inside!

Posted by bturman on 7/29/2014 10:58 AM

Summer, Sun and Dirt with Angie Hohenwarter 2

High alpine single track to dirt jumps to downhill, Angie has got her Summer priorities straight!

Posted by 970biking on 7/29/2014 4:18 PM

Last Chance! Source Prize Pack Up For Grabs

Our friends at Source have put together an awesome $235 prize pack including a Whistler 20L Pack and Ultimate Hydration System. Entering to win is easy: 1 - Like Source Outdoor // 2 - Like Vital MTB // 3 - Share this image // 4 - Cross your fingers! We'll announced the winner on July 30.

Posted by bturman on 7/29/2014 2:45 PM

MTB Over MX - Daily Shot 1

Gives a whole new meaning to the term "going moto."

Got braap? Share!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/29/2014 2:21 PM

How to Make a Slopestyle Paradise

Get a behind the scenes look at how Lukas Tielke produced the slopestyle paradise edit released earlier this month featuring Peter Henke, Anton Thelander and Thomas Genon.

Posted by 970biking on 7/29/2014 10:45 AM

Bike of the Day: Nukeproof Mega AM 5 6

Single ring sexiness on this trail slayer from Nukeproof.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/29/2014 12:42 AM

Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Lizard Skins

With everything from huge hucks to self-shot sliders, picking a winner this week won't be easy. With rad prizes from Lizard Skins up for grabs, you can be sure it's worth your while though!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/29/2014 11:44 AM

Sam Pilgrim is Tricky, Tricky, Tricky, Trickkkking!

Sam Pilgrim and his brother teamed up to make this vid back in their UK homeland. Prepare for nonstop whip, flip, spin, and flare action!

Posted by csteen on 7/28/2014 8:07 PM

Andrew Neethling & Danny Hart Schralp Snow Summit 5

Snow Summit Bike Park has been blazing all summer and Giant Factory Off-Road rippers, Andrew Neethling and Danny Hart were just there putting in some hot laps. Get whippy with the boys!

Posted by sspomer on 7/28/2014 5:03 PM

Tour de France Random Wheelie Guy Winning 3

Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali may be the official winner of this year’s Tour de France, but this random guy definitely won the title "Legend" as he trolled the biggest cycling event in the world on his back wheel.

Posted by csteen on 7/28/2014 1:00 PM

2014 Test Sessions: Commencal Meta Hip Hop 1 5

A new bike with 26-inch wheels?! In 2014? Gasp. Commencal isn’t afraid to have some fun. Read up on how we got along with this twist on a classic ride.

Posted by bturman on 7/28/2014 10:53 PM

Martin Söderström's 2nd Place Run at the Colorado Freeride Festival

Check out the view from Martin's GoPro on his awesome 2nd place run at the Colorado Freeride Festival.

Posted by csteen on 7/28/2014 3:41 PM

15-Year-Old Brage Vestavik Flies Through a New Trail at Hillbilly Huckfest

Brage Vestavik is just 15 years old but is already one of Norway's most promising mountain bikers. Later that day he participated in Makken's sender session with the world's biggest freeriders.

Posted by csteen on 7/28/2014 2:19 PM

Light and Motion - Daily Shot 1

Pumptrack fun and fireworks - not your average night out!

Day or night - show us your shots!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2014 2:04 PM

After The Chop, The Vain Vagrant 2

As you may remember, Ed Oxley got The Chop last year. Well, they've rebuilt him and it's all gone a bit weird again. What does it mean? You decide, but as usual, make sure you watch right to the end!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2014 1:03 PM

How-To: Race Preparation with Art's Cyclery

From trying to pass your buddy in the middle of a rock garden to World Cup downhill racing, the desire to be faster than the rider in front of us is always present. Let’s take a look at how, and how not to, get your bike and your kit ready for race day.

Posted by sspomer on 7/28/2014 3:05 PM

Nico Vink, Vincent Tupin, and Crew Super Sending it at the Châtel Bike Festival Course

Nico Vink, Vincent Tupin and crew absolutely destroy the Châtel Bike Festival course. Man, oh man, they go big! Gotta check this out: Nico's team Chatel Bike Festival edit.

Posted by csteen on 7/28/2014 11:50 AM

Hillbilly Huckfest Highlights - FEST Series 2

The Hillbilly Huckfest, Makken's big bike, big booters event went down on July 24-27, and as you can see from the images now pouring out of the Norwegian hills like a river of stoke, it lived up to its name. Are you down for a FEST?

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2014 11:03 AM

Bike of the Day: Cove Shocker 1 3

No-nonsense, no-compromise build on this DH shredder from Cove.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2014 3:17 AM

Big Beards and Massive Moves - WINNING 2

Pierre-Eduoard Ferry aka PEF joins up with Anthony Rocci to lay siege to Chatel during three days of intense filming. The result earned them 'Best Video' and 'Best Resort Showcase' awards, and it's not hard to see why. The shred is strong and so is the stoke!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2014 1:26 AM

Mountain Bike Pile Up - When Groms Fall from the Sky 14

Oops. The Gravity Groms train at Crested Butte goes off the rails.

Posted by sspomer on 7/27/2014 4:28 PM

Jared Graves and Anne-Caro Chausson Win EWS Winter Park

The racing was hot in Colorado. When the dust settled over Winter Park two familiar names were left standing on top of the podium - but the times were tight and it was far from a foregone conclusion. Check out the results inside while you wait for finals slide show action!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2014 12:54 AM

Race Action - Stages 6-7 from Enduro World Series, Trestle Bike Park 5

The battle at altitude has come to a close as Jared Graves and Anne Caroline Chausson capture hard-earned victories during the 5th stop of the Enduro World Series at the Trestle Bike Park.

Posted by sspomer on 7/28/2014 10:31 AM

Tested: Specialized Atlas Pro XC Jersey

XC is evolving, and so is some of the gear made for the discipline - at least in its day-to-day format. We tested Specialized's Atlas jersey and found it more than suitable for trail riding and long days in the saddle. Check out our review for more!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/28/2014 6:17 AM

Reed Boggs Blasting the Pro Dirt Jumps at Woodward in Pennsylvania

Three, two, one, blast off! Woodward Camp made a few changes to the Pro Dirt jumps this year. Reed Boggs, 6th place finisher at the 2014 Colorado Freeride Festival Slopestyle, wasted no time putting them to the test.

Posted by csteen on 7/27/2014 3:21 PM

Silhouette Steeze - Daily Shot 1

Making the most of the day's last rays of light.

Almost got the Nat Geo cover? Daily Shot is better still!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/27/2014 1:46 PM

Bike of the Day: Devinci Wilson 2 4

Murder, she wrote...

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/27/2014 12:29 PM

Colorado Freeride Festival Slopestyle Finals Photo Gallery 4

16 photos that capture some of the biggest moments of the contest.

Posted by bturman on 7/27/2014 1:49 AM

WIN BIG! Art's Cyclery Tire Sweepstakes 5

Summer is in full swing. That means longer days with more time for ripping your favorite singletrack, so get off the computer and hit the trails! Before you do, enter the Art's sweepstakes for a chance to win a pair of Schwalbe tires.

Posted by bturman on 7/27/2014 2:02 AM

Race Action - Stages 3-5 from Enduro World Series, Trestle Bike Park 1

5 stages down and still 2 to go! The Enduro World Series at the Trestle Bike Park wrapped up stages 3-5 in the thin Rocky Mountain air, and the action left us all breathless.

Posted by sspomer on 7/27/2014 12:36 AM

Colorado Freeride Festival Slopestyle Results 3

Who took home top honors at Winter Park? Your Top 10 results inside.

Posted by bturman on 7/26/2014 1:17 PM

Colorado Freeride Festival Slopestyle Replay 1

Re-watch all the action as it happened live in Winter Park at the Colorado Freeride Festival slopestyle finals.

Posted by bturman on 7/25/2014 12:31 AM

Tire Slider - Daily Shot 4

More creative self-shot goodness from Matt Slager.

If you've got the goods - we want to see 'em!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/26/2014 12:25 PM

Colorado Freeride Fest Slopestyle Qualifying Action

There were no punches held during slopestyle qualifying at the Colorado Freeride Festival. Runs that would have won finals a year ago are all over the Top 10. Check out the photo goods before the finals kick off this afternoon!

Posted by sspomer on 7/26/2014 9:00 AM