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New thread slack, long-travel, pedal-able 29ers? 11/22/2015 8:22 AM

hard to believe it's been 6 years since steber experimented with a 29er DH bike.

we're hearing rumors of some brands working on slack (like DH slack) long-travel (170, 180mm) 29ers that are made to pedal. is this the future? developing ... more »

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New thread Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 10:42 AM

We're kicking off the Vital MTB Forum Hot Seat with our long-time friend, ripper and mad scientist, Dave Camp. We've seen Dave come up from collegiate shredder to DIY garage-builder to industry engineer. Dave is fast on a bike and creative ... more »

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New thread Introduce yourself 11/17/2015 9:34 AM

The race season is over, the team rumors are flying and things in MTB are relatively slow before the new year. No better time than to introduce yourself in the Vital MTB forum. Go as deep or as shallow as you'd like w/ your introduction. i'm gonna go

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New thread IMBA's eMTB / Electric Mountain Bike Survey 11/7/2015 10:00 AM

Brandon noted this survey in the sea otter ebike race post, but i figured it was worth pulling out separately for the sake of discussion and knowledge. IMBA has a survey on their site about E mountain bikes and how you feel about them. e-bikes on the ... more »

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New thread Sea Otter is having an e-MTB race 11/6/2015 8:54 AM from their site: "The 2016 Sea Otter eMTB race route will offer a few road descents, single track trails, challenging distance, and a bit of climbing are all part of the eMTB race experience. ... more »

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New thread Are You Getting a New Bike for 2016? 10/30/2015 12:29 PM

If so, what you are you runnin'?

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New thread Lightest Carbon Kid's Full Suspension Bike? 10/7/2015 12:11 PM

This hit the email inbox this morning and thought it was interesting... ------------------- We have just released what we believe is the lightest and highest spec 20” kids racing dual suspension mountain bike ever. Built and tuned for kids who want to

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New thread All Things World Champs 9/3/2015 1:27 PM

There's nothing like a World Champs, especially when it's on a track like Andorra! I'll fill this first post up with links of content as we go. Chime in with internet racing and news if you hear it! DH Bikes WINNING BIKE - Loic Bruni's Lapierre DHWINNING BIKE - Rachel Atherton's GT FuryAaron Gwin's Specialized DemoLoic and Loris Lapierre BikesRatboy's Santa Cruz V10cc

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New thread Screw, Marry, Kill - 3 World Champs Bikes 9/2/2015 3:29 PM

World Champs bikes are coming in and we've picked our 3 favorites for the Screw, Marry, Kill scenario. This means you have to pick which bike you'd want to Marry, which one you'd want to Kill and which one you'd want to have fleeting 'unsavory' relations

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New thread Undecided about clips or flats? Here's a 3rd option 9/2/2015 9:43 AM

will it work?

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New thread RESULTS: 2015 Masters World Champs DH from Andorra 8/27/2015 12:26 PM

#oldguysrule Besides Cesar Rojo putting down some serious hurt and Tomas Misser crushing, how about the fact there were 4 competitors in the 60+ category on the super steep Andorra track! Masters Men 30-34

Masters Men 35-39 Masters ... more »

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New thread World Champs DH Entries 8/27/2015 11:59 AM

Here are all the Elite Men signed up to rip World Champs.

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New thread When Being Semenuk Goes Wrong 8/24/2015 10:03 AM

HOLY COW!! we can't embed the video here b/c of weird shockmansion exclusivity restrictions, but check it out! only semenuk could make this catastrophe look so effortless.

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New thread Cesar Rojo's New Carbon DH Bike 8/20/2015 8:11 AM

Cesar Rojo has a sick new bike for Masters World Champs!

see more on Cesar's facebook page

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New thread Missy Giove at the Windham World Cup? 7/30/2015 11:33 AM

This morning I received the following email from Kenneth Lee about trying to get Missy Giove to the Windham World Cup. Check it out. ------------------------------ So here's the deal. Missy , a native NY gal, is back for the Windham WC DH with a National ... more »

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New thread Riding Trail / XC without a chamois? 7/17/2015 11:41 AM

I'm hearing stories of experienced riders deciding not to run chamois under their shorts during trail / xc rides in various places across the country. Sometimes they're using more "tech" underwear etc, but not chamois. Do any of you run that style? I've ... more »

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New thread Syndicate is not a trade team 6/12/2015 7:41 AM

santa cruz is getting serious. seriously hilarious. www.notatradeteam.comDrove past this today.... Does anyone know where? #notatradeteam A photo posted by Greg Minnaar (@gregminnaar) on May 19, 2015 at 7:55pm PDT

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New thread do you flip your bike upside down to put on your front wheel? 6/4/2015 7:27 AM

probably the most important question you'll answer today... if you've just traveled to the trail/bike park w/ your bike and the front wheel had to be removed for said travel, do you flip your bike upside down, onto the seat and bars to install your front

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New thread USA Cycling Release ProGRT Updates / Info 4/21/2015 5:07 PM

USA Cycling released the following news and updates regarding the 2015 ProGRT. 2015 USA Cycling Pro GRT—What’s New This Year The Pro GRT has some big changes in store for this year. Here is a quick list of what riders should be on the lookout for at our ... more »

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New thread FEST Series Santa Cruz Gnarliness 4/21/2015 7:33 AM

The first FEST Series stop is in Santa Cruz this week and big jump blasters aren't holding back. We'll kick off the thread with Andreu Lacondeguy's crazy delayed-look flat 360, complete w/ moto following for BRAAP sounds. Fest series and @andreulacondeguy. Already so nuts A video posted by Greg ... more »

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