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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Val di Sole World Cup Downhill Finals 8/22/2015 6:04 AM

The skies were blue, the track was flawless and the final World Cup Downhill Mountain Bike race of 2015 concluded in Val di Sole, Italy. Known for the steep, technical and relentless terrain, Val di Sole provided an epic end to the season. ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Qualifying from Val di Sole World Cup Downhill 8/21/2015 6:48 AM

The fastest mountain bikers in the world attacked the brutal, steep World Cup Downhill course in Italy for the final qualification round of 2015. When the dust settled and the rocks stopped rolling, Troy Brosnan, Rachel Atherton and Alex Marin came out

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Timed Training from Val di Sole 8/20/2015 8:19 AM

​Steep, slick, gross and awesome! Timed training from the final World Cup DH of 2015 puts Gee just ahead of Gwin and Troy. It's going to be a battle. Elite Men's Timed Training

1 ATHERTON Gee GBR19850226 GT FACTORY RACING 3:46.279 2 GWIN Aaron ... more »

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sspomer added a feature WINNER TAKES ALL - Vital OTB Val di Sole, Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain 8/19/2015 2:15 PM

Predict the winning times and riders for Elite Men's and Women's classes at the 2015 World Cup Downhill in Val di Sole, Italy, and you could win a brand new SRAM X01 DH 7-speed Drivetrain! How to Play In the comments below, predict the winners and times of Elite ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Windham World Cup DH Finals - Mind = Blown 8/8/2015 11:09 AM

Dusty, ever-changing and blown out describe the downhill course on race day at the Windham World Cup in upstate New York. The short, high-intensity track provided plenty of drama and close racing as riders slipped and slid in an effort to be ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Qualifying from Windham World Cup Downhill 8/7/2015 10:26 AM

Qualifying at the 2015 Windham World Cup Mountain Bike Downhill is complete with Aaron Gwin and Rachel Atherton taking top Elite finishes and Jacob Dickson fastest in the Junior Men's class. Gwin qualified with a pretty significant lead considering the

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sspomer added a feature WIN A ROCKSHOX BOXXER WORLD CUP - Vital OTB, Windham 8/6/2015 1:40 PM

Predict the winning times and riders for Elite Men's and Women's classes at the 2015 World Cup Downhill in Windham, New York, and you could win a brand new RockShox BoXXer World Cup fork! How to Play In the comments below, predict the winners and times of Elite ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Timed Training from Windham World Cup DH 8/6/2015 1:28 PM

The fastest downhill mountain bikers on the planet took their first runs against the clock at the UCI World Cup in Windham, NY today. Marcelo Gutierrez continues his Timed Training Total Domination with another top time today. Rachel Atherton and Loris

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sspomer added a news blog Racer Fatality at Enduro World Series Crested Butte, Event Canceled 8/1/2015 8:39 PM

Extremely sad news from Crested Butte today. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of the rider. RIP. -spomer From Kate Ball of the Enduro World Series: Important announcement It is with the deepest regret that Big Mountain Enduro ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS - Enduro World Series, Crested Butte, Day 1 7/31/2015 6:59 PM

​Jared Graves and Anneke Beerten lead the charge in Colorado as the Enduro World Series completes Day 1 competition. There were two stages today in Crested Butte on the Doctor Park and Roaring Judy Trails. The men's standings are extremely close with

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Qualifying from Mont Sainte Anne 7/31/2015 11:32 AM

photo by Fraser Britton
Qualifying from the 150th World Cup Downhill is complete today at Mont Sainte Anne. Troy Brosnan was untouchable in the Elite Men's field, some 3-seconds ahead of 2nd place, Danny Hart. Marcelo Gutierrez backed up his timed training result ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Timed Training from Mont Sainte Anne World Cup DH 7/30/2015 1:46 PM

Timed training from the 2015 UCI World Cup Downhill at Mont Sainte Anne is in and Marcelo Gutierrez and Rachel Atherton go fastest. The course has some changes compared to the last few years, but times are similar to what they've been in the past. Elite

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sspomer added a feature WINNER TAKES ALL - Vital OTB Mont Sainte Anne, Win SRAM X0 DH Hubs 7/30/2015 10:38 AM

Predict the winning times and riders for Elite Men's and Women's classes at the 2015 World Cup Downhill in Mont Sainte Anne, Canada, and you could win a brand new SRAM X0 DH Hubs! How to Play In the comments below, predict the winners and times of ... more »

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sspomer added a feature Spank Shut-Up and Whip Photo Contest Finale #spankwhipoff 7/30/2015 9:57 AM

As a celebration of the Whip Off World Champs at Crankworx Whistler, Spank Industries and Vital MTB have partnered to help you get in on the action. Your best motowhip photo could win you a gaggle of Spank gear! Grand Prize Package Spank Tweet Hardtail Frame ... more »

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sspomer added a feature Tracey Hannah Announces the #spankwhipoff Contest Winners, Crankworx L2A Edition 7/22/2015 9:49 AM

Spank rider, Tracey Hannah, announces the winners of the 2015 Spank Shut Up and Whip Contest during the Crankworx L2A participation period. 1st Place - hakiemkamil Winner of a Spank Spike 800 Vibrocore Team handlebar and choice of Spike 25/30 Direct Mount or Spike Race stem.

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Aaron Gwin, Jill Kintner Earn 2015 U.S. National Championship DH Titles 7/18/2015 4:38 PM

​Downhill racing at the 2015 U.S. National Championships of Mountain Biking at Mammoth, California took place today down the Bullet course. Aaron Gwin and Jill Kintner took victories in Elite Men's and Women's classes and Charlie Harrison is National

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sspomer added a news blog RIP, Andrew Wright, President / Co-founder of BTI 7/17/2015 8:23 AM

Bicycle Retailer is reporting that President and Co-founder of BTI (Bicycle Technologies International), Andrew Wright, passed away Wednesday after a motorcycle accident. Wright was commuting home from work on his motorcycle and collided with another vehicle. Our friend in Colorado, David ... more »

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sspomer added a feature All Things Lenzerheide World Cup 7/6/2015 7:58 AM

​A race for the record books. It was an incredible weekend of racing at the UCI World Cup Downhill in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Vital MTB was there to capture the stories. If you missed anything, fear not, we've got you covered with the links ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Lenzerheide World Cup Downhill Final 7/4/2015 5:47 AM

The World Cup Downhill in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, concluded in nail-biting fashion. The skies were sunny, the temperatures were up and the course was very dusty and full of loose debris. The steep, rough track which had design input from ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog RESULTS: Loic Bruni and Emmeline Ragot Qualify Fastest in Lenzerheide 7/3/2015 6:45 AM

photo Sven Martin
The race order for Saturday is settled with the running of qualifying today at the UCI World Cup Mountain Bike Downhill in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Loic Bruni (Lapierre Gravity Republic) laid down a scorcher to edge out Aaron Gwin (Specialized ... more »

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