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Reply to Where are the US Elite DH Women? 9/9/2017 6:12 PM

it just seems like there aren't that many pro women DH racers in the U.S. this USAC article says jill kintner was the only woman selected to go. i'm guessing she had to fund her own way and didn't find the effort worth it anymore. the selection was most likely ... more »

Reply to Where are the US Elite DH Women? 9/9/2017 5:09 PM

there are none unfortunately. on the bright side, there are 4 junior #USDH women that just finished racing at World Champs today. the future looks strong with them coming up! 2017 world champs junior women's results

Reply to Lack of World Champs coverage 9/9/2017 11:06 AM

we have 31 pieces of world champs coverage on vital alone - http://www.vitalmtb.com/tags/2017_uci_mountain_bike_world_championships_event we've had 4 daily slideshows so far and a vital RAW and there's still the race day show to go yet. we scrambled ... more »

Reply to Let's Nerd out on World Champs History 9/7/2017 8:01 PM

love this, great discussion topics! i don't have much to offer other than the ratty honorable mention is gold. pretty crazy the pressure and lack of consistency heaped on this race.

Reply to Are We About To See The Longest Hotseat Streak Ever? 9/7/2017 7:40 PM

timed training results in for today - mick fastest http://www.vitalmtb.com/news/news/RESULTS-Elite-Timed-Training-Runs-Junior-Seeding-from-World-Champs,1108

Reply to POLL: Who Has the Best Looking World Champs DH Bike? 9/7/2017 3:45 PM

F! Added to poll. I knew I missed one. good catch.

New thread POLL: Who Has the Best Looking World Champs DH Bike? 9/7/2017 3:12 PM

There are some gorgeous bikes at World Champs this year! We've picked our favorites for you to vote on. The winner gets nothing more than honor, prestige and maybe a social media shout out. {poll:312} Aaron Gwin's YT TUES

Adam Brayton's Scott ... more »

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Reply to Are We About To See The Longest Hotseat Streak Ever? 9/7/2017 2:51 PM

sam elaborates on bike choice and how it feels for him in today's slideshow http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/Cairns-World-Champs-Downhill-Action-Photos,11277/Slideshow,0/sspomer,2 slide #2

Reply to Are We About To See The Longest Hotseat Streak Ever? 9/7/2017 11:56 AM

#OCCUPYHOTSEAT a new movement started by sam hill to overthrow the UCI? can't wait for race day!

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 9/7/2017 11:14 AM

noticed he was on a trek at val di sole (and maybe mont sainte anne too?). curious to see where he goes. his last results have been really good! #dakattack

Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/6/2017 4:50 PM

crap. troy's may win now. they all look so good

Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/6/2017 12:20 PM

Giant Factory Off-Road kits looking fresh. trackwalk slideshow coming in a few!

Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/6/2017 11:54 AM

oh man. loic might win the sweet bike race this weekend.

Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/6/2017 9:48 AM

amaury pierron's commencal 29er http://www.vitalmtb.com/news/news/Amaury-Pierrons-World-Champs-Commencal-Supreme-DH-29er,1105

Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/6/2017 9:32 AM
Reply to 2017 World Champs Broadcast 9/5/2017 5:43 PM

YES!!!

Reply to An E-Bike Question 9/5/2017 1:33 PM

i've often wondered that myself.

Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/5/2017 12:35 PM

brayton's looks good! here's a gallery of the Dirt Propain Zelvy rides of Trummer and Atwill (who can't race due to an injured wrist). http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/World-Champs-Bikes-Dirt-Propain-Zelvy,11271/World-Champs-Bikes-Dirt-Propain-Zelvy,117266/sspomer,2

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Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/4/2017 12:16 PM

without derailing this bike thread too hard, we're hearing (unconfirmed) that the webcast may be limited to certain countries only. not sure if it's red bull putting it on either or a local production company. apparently filmers aren't allowed to film ... more »

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 9/4/2017 6:14 AM

i like it.