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Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/8/2014 9:05 AM

Team Madison Saracen 2015 roster announcement HERE. No surprises, Matt Simmonds, Sam Dale, and Manon Carpenter all stay on for another year. Good luck boys and girl!

Reply to Dear iceman2058 12/5/2014 2:02 AM

I've had some pretty epic lunches, actually. Taco Bell's new Quesarito is a banger.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/4/2014 7:32 AM

Enduro World Champion Jerome Clementz signs with Cannondale for another 3 years. Details HERE.

Reply to Got a bike! 12/3/2014 9:40 AM

A bunch of great options in here: http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/category/Handlebars,38 Go for something around the 780mm mark if you want something close to the "giant ass bars" on those DH rentals...

Check what stem you are running to make sure you get the right diameter (31.8mm or ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/2/2014 5:02 AM

Full details on the 2015 Kona line-up HERE.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/1/2014 8:26 AM

Official news from Trek World Racing regarding their 2015 roster. Before you read it, take a moment to relive Brook Macdonald's wild ride in Leogang last year: Next year sees the UCI Elite Team, Trek World Racing, entering its 7th season on the World ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 11/27/2014 3:17 PM

Here we go, it's actually official now: Danny Hart and Emmeline Ragot join the Mondraker team and will ride the new Carbon Summum - full details in our First Look feature: http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/feature/First-Look-2015-Mondraker-Summum-Carbon-Pro,286

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Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 11/26/2014 1:01 PM

It's official then, Sam Blenkinsop goes to the newly formed Norco Factory Racing Team. VANCOUVER, B.C. , November 26, 2014 - Norco Bicycles is thrilled to announce the creation of an all-new World Cup downhill race team in partnership with Todd Schumlick/PerformX: ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 11/24/2014 12:47 AM

Here's the whole story straight from the Horse's mouth: Well it has been a bit quiet on the news front for me. It is that time of the year when deals for the coming 2015/2016 seasons have been finalised and the public is waiting and speculating as companies

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Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 11/20/2014 1:15 AM

Brosnan posted this up today:

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 10/30/2014 12:57 PM

If they make a new DH bike that is anything like the carbon Foxy, we're in for a treat.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 10/27/2014 9:55 AM

Thanks! Somewhat "easier to read" version HERE...

Reply to Need help to choose a bike. Please help! 10/25/2014 11:14 AM

A quality dirtjump frame (what you call "freestyle bike" in your post above, like the Haro in the picture you included) might not break, but it's really not appropriate for any proper downhilling. The geometry is wrong, the parts are wrong, and you will ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/19/2014 6:02 AM

Seen in Leogang this weekend:

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/10/2014 12:06 PM

As team managers and riders jockey for positions for 2015, there is one more tool they can both use in the negotiations: The Power Rankings! Check out how the riders performed when we called their number ahead of each race (and have a laugh about how ... more »

Reply to UCI World Cup Rumors via @TeamRumours 9/8/2014 12:53 PM

To follow the musical chairs again this year: http://www.vitalmtb.com/forums/The-Hub,2/2015-Racing-Rumours-MTB-Musical-Chairs,8147

Reply to Dual piston brakes on a downhill rig? 9/6/2014 2:11 PM

Which Avids are you replacing? The X2 is Hope's XC-oriented offering, so it might be an unfair comparison.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 1:21 PM

Greg Minnaar's proudly South African Kabuto lid.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 1:08 PM

Rachel and her Ride:

Source: Shimano's twitter.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 11:13 AM

Sir Peaty offered up this little gem from the squid race in Hafjell. The finest of the world's collective MTB media duked it out for free beer and bragging rights. Looks like the tie we predicted in OTB actually happened in the media race, although the

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