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bturman added a press release Press Release: GAMUT USA Acquires Point One Racing 10/21/2014 1:28 PM

SAN JOSE, CA - GAMUT USA is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Point One Racing, a bicycle component design and manufacturing company noted for producing unique and innovative mountain bike performance parts. The agreement will compliment GAMUT’s

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bturman added a feature Ken Block's Custom Specialized Demo DH Bike 10/12/2014 3:36 PM

Ken Block (yes, that Ken Block) just picked up a 2014 Specialized S-Works Demo downhill bike that we had to share. From the custom paint job and decals to the components, this thing looks dialed.

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bturman added a feature Specialized's 33.2 Pound S-Works Demo 8 Carbon Downhill Bike 10/6/2014 10:12 PM

How light? You read that right. This custom 2015 S-Works Demo Carbon build weighs just 33.22-pounds (15.07-kg) and is race ready.

Often times super light downhill bikes are built with a number of compromises in order to shave grams, but this ... more »

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bturman added a press release Vital is Hiring: Advertising and Operations Coordinator Wanted 10/2/2014 4:49 PM

Vital Media Network is looking for an Advertising and Operations Coordinator for our three action sports websites.Your primary responsibility will be advertising sales support. This includes trafficking online ads, generating various reports, billing, ... more »

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bturman added a feature This Guy Earned a $100 Jenson USA Gift Card for His Vital MTB Member Reviews - You Could Too! 10/2/2014 3:30 PM

Every 30 days, we award the Top User Reviewer with a little prize. This month Jenson USA pitched in a $100 gift card! Vital MTB member xyian wrote several good reviews, and we'd like to highlight a few of the ones that helped earned him the Top ... more »

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bturman added a product blog Sneak Peek: 2015 DVO Topaz Air Shock 9/22/2014 2:19 PM

DVO has been hinting about a new air shock for quite a while, and this prototype drawing serves as the first sneak peek of what's to come. The Topaz will be the latest gem in DVO's lineup, and is being designed to pair up with the Diamond fork for a

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bturman added a feature This Guy Earned a $100 Jenson USA Gift Card for His Vital MTB Member Reviews - You Could Too! 9/8/2014 1:22 PM

Every 30 days, we award the Top User Reviewer with a little prize. This month Jenson USA pitched in a $100 gift card! Vital MTB member THB wrote several good reviews, and we'd like to highlight a few of the ones that helped earned him the Top ... more »

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bturman added a product blog First Look: SRAM Goes Hookless on New RISE 60 Wheels 8/21/2014 11:53 AM

SRAM's carbon RISE 60 wheels get new hubs and new rims for 2015. Built for XC and trail riders, the RISE 60 now utilizes a hookless rim design that results in a wheel that’s lighter, stronger and more resistant to impacts. The inner width of the rim

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bturman added a press release 2015 Enduro World Series Schedule Revealed 8/20/2014 10:46 AM

Press Release The Enduro World Series continues on its quest to uncover the world’s best trails and unite the world’s best communities - as it increases to eight rounds and adds five new venues, three new countries and one new continent to its 2015 calendar.

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bturman added a feature WIN BIG! Art's Cyclery Troy Lee Designs Sweepstakes 8/18/2014 5:24 PM

The contest period has ended. Congrats to Brad Fowers, the winner of the TLD Ruckus apparel. Enjoy the goods, Brad!

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bturman added a news blog 40 Riders Invited to 2014 Red Bull Rampage 8/18/2014 10:06 AM

Press Release: Since 2008, Red Bull Rampage has taken place on a series of cliffs outside of Virgin, Utah whose big obstacles have catapulted athletes into the record books. In the spirit of progression and always moving forward, the event is going in

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bturman added a news blog Confirmed: New Red Bull Rampage Site for 2014 (With Photos) 8/16/2014 4:52 PM

Over the past few years riders have increasingly voiced their concerns about returning to the same site for Red Bull Rampage. All that will change this year, as riders will have untouched soil to work with once again.

What if instead of dropping in to the left, Andreu were to go right? - Photo: Brandon Turman
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bturman added a product blog Details Unveiled! First Look: 2015 Specialized Demo Carbon 650b 8/13/2014 1:39 AM

You've seen the radical asymmetric design in the wild, now get the nitty gritty details on Specialized's all-new Demo.

First spotted at Crankworx Whistler last year in prototype form, today Specialized released full details for the all-new 2015 S-Works Demo Carbon. Aaron Gwin and Troy ... more »

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bturman added a product blog First Look: Klamp Modular Mounts for Action Cameras 8/11/2014 7:57 PM

Introducing Klamp, a modular range of mounts for action cameras and other exciting cycling accessories. Featuring vibration dampening, high speed – tool free adjustments and military grade strength; Klamp, with its ‘stackable’ modular mounts will add ... more »

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bturman added a product blog First Look: 2015 Devinci Spartan Carbon 8/9/2014 4:52 PM

Devinci launched an aluminum version of the Spartan less than two months ago. Today the Spartan Carbon becomes official. It retains the same 165mm travel and geometry that makes the bike well suited to Enduro race use, but drops nearly 2-pounds off the weight of the aluminum

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bturman added a feature This Guy Earned a $100 Jenson USA Gift Card for His Vital MTB Member Reviews - You Could Too! 8/4/2014 5:56 PM

Every 30 days, we award the Top User Reviewer with a little prize. This month Jenson USA pitched in a $100 gift card! Vital MTB member SaddleRags several good reviews, and we'd like to highlight a few of the ones that helped earned him the Top Reviewer ... more »

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bturman added a feature First Look, First Ride: 2015 Giant Glory 27.5 8/3/2014 4:17 PM

It’s official. The downhill bike that Danny Hart, Andrew Neethling, and Marcelo Gutierrez have been racing all season will be available very soon. From the start of this redesign project, Giant’s goal was very straightforward. They wanted “to help DH

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bturman added a news blog 2014 Crankworx Red Bull Joyride Slopestyle Rider List Announced 8/3/2014 12:08 PM

These twenty riders made the cut for Red Bull Joyride, one of the biggest slopestyle events of the year. Who will you be cheering for?

Here's the 2014 course rendering, which is actually pretty close to the real deal. With around 11 opportunities ... more »

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bturman added a news blog 2015 UCI World Cup Downhill and XC Schedule Announced 7/31/2014 7:27 AM

The 2015 calendar will comprise nine rounds: three exclusively for Downhill (DHI), two for Olympic Cross-country (XCO), and four combining the two specialties. The season kicks off on April 11th and 12th with round one of the DHI in the new venue of

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bturman added a product blog First Look: Radical New 2015 Specialized S-Works Demo Carbon 7/29/2014 10:44 AM

First spotted at Crankworx Whistler last year in prototype form, 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

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