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Reply to Let's Build the Most Expensive TRAIL Bike Ever: 2/5/2016 1:14 PM

POST LINKS to product claims please.

New thread Pro DH Bikes from New Zealand - Brook, Blenki and Chapman 2/4/2016 8:56 AM

At a local NZ race (photo report coming soon) this past weekend, Brook MacDonald was on a GT Fury (we're assuming it's probably not his 2016 World Cup bike), Blenki was ripping the Norco Aurum w/ the pulley and Rupert Chapman on a prototype Bergamont

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Reply to Could a Simple Sticker Save Your Head in a Crash? 2/4/2016 6:56 AM

for smoother skateparks, this seems like a money idea.

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 2/1/2016 8:41 PM

Dean Lucas confirmed on Intense Factory Racing. This just in from the official Team Launch that just took place.

Ivan Jimenez: tech manager and founder of the rebirth of intense factory racing. Bernat guardia: after retiring in 2015, Bernat ... more »
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 2/1/2016 2:38 PM

2016 Palmer Project team, no longer just a Jr. Development team with 3 pros - Lucas Cowan, Warren Kniss and Shane Leslie racing Pro and Steven Walton (youngest at 16) racing Junior. Shane and Lucas are roommates while attending Northern Arizona University.

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Reply to XC MTB Shoes 1/30/2016 4:10 PM

you can get some good research done in our product guide ("Product" in the top menu). Here's the direct link to clipless shoes - http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/category/Clipless-Shoes,61 - lots of reviews and specs in there. good luck!

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/28/2016 11:00 AM

it was not slow, that's for sure.

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/28/2016 9:39 AM

hung out with gwin yesterday

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/28/2016 8:44 AM

Transition news added here for peaceful, easy feelin'. PRs sent at midnight with no heads up are rough^^^ ---------------------------------- TRANSITION BIKES and FMD Racing Development Join Forces to Create 'Transition Factory Racing' The entire Transition

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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/25/2016 9:50 AM

Nico Quere stays with Commencal and adds RockShox suspension for 2016 ------------------------ Press Release from Commencal

Pictures: Ben'Art Nicolas Quere News: RockShox and a Customised Contract Nico, everyone knows him. Above all he’s a ... more »
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/23/2016 8:32 AM

from gwin himself --------------------------------------- Hey Everyone, Just wanted to give you guys a quick update on what I've been up to. I realize that it's been a while since I've released any news and a lot of you would like to know my plans for ... more »

New thread anyone know what happened to "superfan" from the mid-2000's NORBA days? 1/21/2016 3:23 PM

looking through some old pics, i found this of "superfan" from the idaho national in 2005.

anyone know what he's doing these days? he was a staple of the national races back then.

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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/21/2016 10:48 AM

SUNN Enduro Team Announced - Isabeau Courdurier added ----------------------------------

Press Release After a first great season whether in terms of performance or media coverage, the SUNN Team is evolving in 2016 as they are welcoming a new ... more »
Reply to Guerilla Gravity 1/20/2016 5:52 PM

this is a couple years old but gives you some insight into the people behind the product. http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/Inside-Guerrilla-Gravitys-Denver-Headquarters-Plus-a-Sneak-Peek-of-the-New-Megatrail-AM-Bike,6713/Slideshow,0/bturman,109 ... more »

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/20/2016 5:46 PM

Norco team announced, press release below ---------------------------------------- 2016 Norco Factory Racing Team Introduction For immediate release Norco Bicycles is thrilled to announce its continued support of the Norco Factory Racing team. For the ... more »

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/19/2016 8:42 PM

we asked gwin to not even race this season, just to keep this thread alive for the entire year. he wasn't into the idea for some reason.

New thread Interesting Terraplane DH Bike at Bootleg 1/16/2016 4:45 PM

Wentz snapped some shots of the Terraplane DH bike which has a unique single pivot layout and design. Here's what Steve wrote - There is a nylon block/spacer inside the shock's pushrod system that eliminates side to side flex. The pushrod links ... more »

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New thread Foes FFR Dual-Damper Seen at Bootleg 1/16/2016 1:14 PM

Steve Wentz, one of Vital's testers and good friends, is racing the Bootleg event this weekend and saw this dual-damper (or 2-stage) Foes FFR out in the wild with a FOX DHX2. Pretty cool to see. We saw it at Sea Otter in 2014, but for some serious plowing at Bootleg, ... more »

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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/16/2016 11:36 AM

we'll speculate for sure. gwin's audi video shoot instagram post a few weeks back had us do just that. "hey, gwin posted up an instagram about shooting a commercial with audi. does it mean anything his for 2016 plans?" we had no idea, but it's fun to ... more »

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/16/2016 8:59 AM

good question, inclag. generally if we get confirmed news early (from a rider or brand), there's usually an embargo attached. we respect embargoes (advertisers or non-advertisers...it doesn't matter). even when other sites break the embargoes (sam hill ... more »