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iceman2058 added a news blog Revel in the Chaos - Brandon Semenuk's New Movie Released 8/4/2015 3:49 AM

​Hot on the heels of the absolutely epic movie unReal, featuring what has been unanimously hailed as one of the all-time best movie segments ever captured, Brandon Semenuk leaves us no time to breathe before hitting us again with Revel in the Chaos. A 2-man collaboration, Revel ... more »

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iceman2058 added a news blog Trek To Start Selling Bicycles Online 8/4/2015 2:31 AM

Speaking at the annual Trek World dealer meeting on Monday evening, ​Trek president John Burke told several thousand Trek dealers about a plan that has been two years in the making and called it the “largest investment Trek has ever made.” ... more »

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iceman2058 added a news blog Josh Bryceland and Rachel Atherton Win Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup 8/1/2015 1:27 PM

​After a few days of mainly dry weather, the rain turned up just in time for the qualifying round at Mont-Sainte-Anne, and it was to invite itself to race day too. The juniors set off mainly in the dry although the course was still slick, and on the

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iceman2058 added a press release Clean More Climbs with a OneUp Components Traction Ring 7/30/2015 3:55 AM

Oval chainrings are nothing new, but OneUp are putting a new twist on the concept by optimizing the "clocking" of the power zones for mountain bike riding, as well as the chainline and the number of teeth.  Will it translate to better traction out

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iceman2058 added a feature Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Canfield Brothers 7/28/2015 1:52 AM

UPDATE: This week's comp was once again hotly contested, but in the end, a classic whip did the trick. Photographer Swaraniak will receive a wheelset of his choice (Vital review HERE) while xtrain81, this week's lucky voter will score a pair ... more »

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iceman2058 added a press release Tenneco Announces Discontinuation of Marzocchi 7/22/2015 11:09 PM

A few months ago, we reported on the trouble brewing at Marzocchi, and now that trouble has materialized into something much more tangible. Marzocchi's owner Tenneco has just announced the intended discontinuation of its motorcycle and mountain bike suspension ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature Return to the Source - Hannes Slavik Ready for JBC 4X Revelations 7/22/2015 7:11 AM

by Hannes Slavik // photos by Markus Slavik One year ago I won my first 4X Pro Tour World Cup in Italy and right afterwards I took one of the most massive crashes in 4X history at the infamous JBC 4X Revelations in the Czech Republic. By luck, I walked

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iceman2058 added a feature unReal - an unReview 7/21/2015 8:33 AM

​If you've paid any kind of attention to action sports movies over the last decade and more, you've heard about Teton Gravity Research and Anthill Films. TGR is a heavyweight winter action sports media company with over 30 full-length features ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Lizard Skins 7/21/2015 2:41 AM

UPDATE: It was a 3-way race to the finish line this week, but Antony Buckley's The Edge shot had the ultimate edge. This should please Vital member jbog83, this week's lucky voter, to no end. Both winners will each receive a pair of ... more »

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iceman2058 added a news blog Richie Rude and Tracy Moseley Win EWS Samoens 7/19/2015 7:50 AM

​After 2 days of intense racing in the massive mountains of Samoens, we have our winners. In the men's, American Richie Rude wins his first ever EWS event, finally making good on the promise shown during several previous races, while Tracy ... more »

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iceman2058 added a news blog Nicolas Vouilloz and Tracy Moseley Lead EWS Samoens After Day 1 7/18/2015 10:35 AM

We're back in the big mountains for round 4 of the 2015 Enduro World Series, and as always in the big mountains, there are plenty of unknowns and usually some drama. Day 1 delivered with the weather causing delays to the start and ultimately the cancellation

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iceman2058 added a product blog Shimano Applies For Shiftable Narrow Wide Chainring Patent 7/17/2015 8:43 AM

​When Shimano launched the latest incarnation of its flagship XTR group, many felt that the absence of a narrow/wide chainring meant that the company was missing a crucial piece of the puzzle, especially when it comes to evermore popular 1x drivetrains. It turns out that the company filed a patent application for narrow wide technology with a twist in January 2014 ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature 10 Things You Need To Know About the 2015 World Cup - Mid Season Report 7/16/2015 1:51 PM

It may be summer, but school's NOT out for the World Cuppers. After 4 rounds, we're halfway through the season, and with just 2 weeks to go until Mont Sainte-Anne, now's a good time for us to hand out the mid-term report cards. Find out who's ... more »

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iceman2058 added a product blog First Look: 2016 Shimano AM/Enduro/DH Shoes 7/14/2015 9:40 AM

​We have seen the prototypes worn by the likes of Gee Atherton at races throughout this year, and now Shimano has released their 2016 shoe lineup - including 4 completely new models aimed at the Trail/AM/Enduro/DH crowd. Two all-new SPD models ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by iXS 7/14/2015 5:55 AM

UPDATE: It was as close to a unanimous decision as there can be in a democracy this week, with Marko Obid's snap of Jure Cindro slashing a turn taking a landslide victory at the polls - much to the delight of Vital member sunkidh, this week's ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature Crankworx L2A DH LIVE FEED 7/12/2015 4:13 AM

​Want to catch today's DH action from Crankworx L2A live? Nothing could be easier, check in right here at 14h00 CET!

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iceman2058 added a feature Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by KORE 7/7/2015 5:03 AM

UPDATE: Intense voting this week as utkarsh rao takes home the big prize, much to the delight of Vital member matt? (actual username!), this week's lucky voter. Both winners will each receive a Stronghold 1x chainring and a 42t Mega Range extender cog from Kore! Kore designed ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature 17 Things I Learned At My First World Cups 6/29/2015 3:00 PM

Words and Photos by Johan Hjord ​After following the DH World Cup circuit from the remote confines of my secret underground lair for many years, for 2015 I was briefly un-tethered from my keyboard and sent off to attend a couple of races in ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by crankbrothers 6/29/2015 6:01 AM

UPDATE: It was a tight race, but Norbert Szasz's urban DH shot took home the win at the polls this week, much to the delight of Vital member jezso, this week's lucky voter.  Both winners will each receive their choice of either the ... more »

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iceman2058 added a feature Catching Up With: Mike Jones 6/28/2015 9:36 AM

Interview and photos by Johan Hjord In just 2 years of racing Elite World Cup DH, Mike Jones has made a name for himself as one of the up and coming fast kids. Already a World Cup podium finisher, he has his sights set on the top step, and ... more »

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