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New thread 2014 World Cup Downhill & Enduro Bikes, News and Photos 2/12/2014 11:25 AM

Silly season is well upon us w/ the team news thread, but there's plenty more news about the bikes all the riders will be using. Brendan Fairclough tweeted that he'll be on a Scott Genius LT 27.5 trail bike at World Cup #1 in Pietermaritzburg.

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New thread There will be Enduro Racing at Sea Otter 2014 11/26/2013 9:41 AM

Just a heads up, Enduro is on the event schedule for Sea Otter in 2014. We're not sure of course details or anything, but it's fun to speculate about racing 7 "stages" down the DH course while riding back up the road, haha. Sea Otter notes ... more »

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New thread 2013 World Championship Team Selections 8/7/2013 10:26 AM

A handful of countries, including the U.S., have issued their 2013 World Championship rider selections. Here are the lists so far. Note 4X will be held in Leogang, Austria on Sept. 20-21, separate from the Pietermaritzburg DH World Champs. ... more »

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New thread Tips for Minimzing the Rat's Nest? 5/13/2013 10:48 AM

do you all have any tips for organizing cables on modern trail and enduro bikes that have remotes all over the place? don't say ride a rigid singlespeed coaster brake bike either haha.

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New thread Show Your Movember 'Stache 11/30/2012 4:07 PM

So, did you make it the entire month of Movember? I did. Ned Flanders would be proud. Show off your 'stache!

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New thread Longest Day of the Year, What are you doing? 6/20/2012 10:08 AM

how are you taking advantage of the longest day of the year today?

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New thread minnaar's sew up maxxis DH tires 4/27/2012 8:16 AM

just puttin' it out there...as seen at sea otter.

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New thread Trail Booby Traps in Utah 4/24/2012 12:28 PM

these are on hiking trails near Salt Lake, but holy crap! a trip wire set to activate this spiked rock that would swing and impale whoever tripped the wire. suspects claim it was for hunting, but the cops are doubtful. be careful out there!

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New thread Maverick ceases operations 1/16/2012 4:08 PM

Just a heads up for any of you running a Maverick. From Ethan Fowler on MTBR--------------- Et All, Its time for me to post a short message regarding Maverick. As of Jan 1st Maverick has ceased operations. Paul Turner has reclaimed the brand and licenses. What he will ... more »

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New thread 4X World Series gaining momentum 11/29/2011 4:10 PM

Tomas Slavik noted that Ft. William will host a round of the 4X World series during their 2012 World Cup weekend. Read his FB post here Does this news stoke you out, even if the event is not UCI sanctioned?

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New thread crazy old disc brakes i saw at the swap meet 11/18/2011 12:21 PM

check these things out. has anyone ever seen them before? LOL @ the adapter/fork mount! post your random bike and part pics here!

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New thread the bright side of winter? 11/15/2011 7:30 AM

watching the weather this morning, it looks like winter is here for most of the country (and has been for some of you for a while). rain, snow, cold, lack of daylight...how do you make it through the short days and less-than-favorable conditions with ... more »

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New thread Where do all the stolen bikes go? 11/1/2011 10:49 AM

so this weekend a friend and i were talking about where stolen bikes end up. he had some very unique bikes stolen a few years back and they never turned up anywhere. to this day, i keep an eye out for a random photo of the frames in question. there are ... more »

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New thread Nostalgic and Old School Photos 10/16/2011 8:01 PM

Going through some old photos, I found some gems and figured i'd embarrass myself and share. LET'S SEE YOURS!! circa 1998 or 1999 on my 'beer can super 8' with x-vert carbon, deemax wheels. XTR cranks with 46 tooth DH ring. come on, this whip is dialed!

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New thread where are you riding this weekend? 9/30/2011 10:37 AM

well? spill it...

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New thread What are your favorite Fall rides? 9/27/2011 7:44 AM

i love Fall. the trails are usually good, the temps are cool and the colors come out. What are some of your favorite Fall rides? I miss Colorado high mountain rides for the aspen trees changing. This is from Nederland a couple years back.

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New thread 2011 Vital MTB Audience Survey Results 9/22/2011 4:27 PM

Over 5,300 of you completed our 2011 audience survey. Thanks for participating! Here are the results. Learn who the Vital MTB community is made of, where we're all from, how often we ride, which brands have the most interest and more. View the Survey Results (PDF)

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New thread USAC announces 2012 ProXCT Tour 9/21/2011 10:41 AM

from USAC. XC priority. no mention of gravity events yet...stay tuned Colorado Springs, Colo. (September 21, 2011) – USA Cycling announced today the 2012 edition of the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Cross Country Tour (Pro XCT). In its fourth year, the ... more »

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New thread Leogang Live Timing 6/3/2011 7:39 AM

You can watch times from the Leogang World Cup roll in live on this page. Schedule (PST/California time): - Women DH Finals - Sunday @ 4:15AM - Men DH Finals - Sunday @ 5AM

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New thread Bike stolen from Highland recovered in less than 24 hours 5/10/2011 3:17 PM

from Highland Mountain...good to know they're keeping things tight! Justice has been served! The first bike ever, in 5 years in business, was stolen from Highland on Sunday and in less then 24 hours, with thanks to some passionate Highland staff members ... more »

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