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sspomer added a news blog Neko Mulally, Anneke Beerten Win Southridge Winter Series 4 at Fontana 2/23/2015 8:42 AM

Neko Mulally takes his new Scott GSTAAD ride to the top of the podium in Fontana this past weekend, winning by the slimmest of margins against local regulars like Logan Binggeli and Kevin Aiello. Anneke Beerten stomped the small Pro women's ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog Vital MTB Seeks Content Manager for Our Growing Team 2/18/2015 10:31 AM

It's true, Vital MTB is hiring! Who is Ratboy? Do you use the word "boosh" while describing a mountain bike ride? Have you ever responded to a clips vs. flats forum post? Do you know what it means to embed a video? If you answered... Josh Bryceland, ... more »

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sspomer added a press release Team Chain Reaction Cycles Partners with PayPal, Adds New Junior Rider 2/17/2015 9:05 AM

Press Release Following their most successful season in 2014, we’re pleased to announce PayPal as the new joint title sponsor for our downhill race team, Team Chain Reaction Cycles PayPal. It’s exciting to have a company of PayPal’s calibre ... more »

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sspomer added a feature #RIPpostoffice 2/16/2015 9:32 AM

So long Post Office trails. You will be missed. #rippostoffice

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sspomer added a press release BIGGER, BETTER GHOST-RRP TEAM 2/16/2015 9:12 AM

Press Release FIRST FULL GHOST-RRP TEAM APPEARANCE IN PRAGUE Georg Danner proudly presents new additions to the GHOST-RRP Team. In January 2015, Johannes von Klebelsberg from Italy and Jana Bártová from the Czech Republic joined the Downhill ... more »

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sspomer added a press release SUNN Introduces Enduro Team 2/16/2015 7:41 AM

SUNN makes it official that they'll have a presence on the Enduro World Series with the announcement of their two-rider team in 2015. Check the press release below.

Machecoul, 16th of February 2015 - Sunn, mountainbike world icon, introduces ... more »

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sspomer added a press release Polygon UR Announces Team Partners for 2015 2/11/2015 11:05 AM

CousCous just sent over this press release listing the new equipment partners for Polygon UR in 2015. The UR Team is starting fresh for 2015. From now on DH, Enduro and Slopestyle riders will be riding for the Polygon UR team. For the past ... more »

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sspomer added a feature 26 Ain't Dead - Build A Killer Ride For Less Than You Think 1/23/2015 11:23 AM

26-inch wheel aficionados may be some luckiest riders right now because their wallet can stay fat while their bikes stay dialed. Thanks to the help of a friend of Vital, we've been turned on to some screaming deals on brand new parts to create ... more »

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sspomer added a press release Griz Institute is Back in 2015 1/23/2015 7:59 AM

Press Release - San Diego, CA - The Griz Institute of MTB is back at the SouthridgeUSA Winter Series after a successful inaugural year in 2014. Notable changes for 2015 are the addition of mechanical support from Foust Tuning Works (CJ Foust) ... more »

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sspomer added a feature Remeber That One Time? Vital Gram Central 1/22/2015 2:54 PM

The holidays are over. People are back at work, back into their routines. Life continues as if nothing ever happened and New Year's resolutions were never made. Click, tag, comment, like, follow all in the name of remembering that one time ... more »

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sspomer added a press release Bell Announces Third Annual ‘Bell Built’ Program 1/20/2015 11:36 AM

Annual Campaign to Reach $300,000 in Total Grant Funding for Local Mountain Bike Projects Across Country Press Release - Scotts Valley, CA. (January 12, 2015) – Bell Helmets, a company that since 1954 has delivered purpose-built helmets marked ... more »

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sspomer added a press release Niner is Proud to Welcome Rebecca Rusch to the Family 1/20/2015 9:02 AM

Press Release - Niner Bikes is excited to announce the addition of Rebecca Rusch to our family. Rebecca needs no introduction to most of the cycling universe with national and world titles in whitewater rafting, adventure racing, orienteering, ... more »

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sspomer added a feature Origins of the MTB Whip Contest 1/14/2015 11:03 AM

Photo of Finn Iles by Sven Martin
By Sean Griz McClendon Eric Carter introduced “mountaincross” to the world at the Glen Helen Outdoor MX National in 1999. The event was on OLN (the now-defunct Outdoor Life Network) and covered in Mountain Bike Action. EC’s event sold me on the fact that ... more »

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sspomer added a press release Aaron Chase Flipped It - The World's Most Versatile Fat Bike? 1/13/2015 8:57 AM

PHOENIX, AZ – With the new LES Fat, we’ve gone beyond the boundaries of the typical fat bike and created the world’s most versatile big-tire machine. The key to making the LES Fat a go-to option in any season is the newly patented Swinger dropout ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog Greg Williamson Wins New Zealand National DH Round 1 in Cardrona, Queenstown 1/9/2015 7:09 PM

photo by Sven Martin
The first round of the New Zealand National DH round in Cardrona, Queenstown has come to a close with Trek World Racing's Greg Williamson on top. The Scottish young gun took down local World Cup heavies like Brook MacDonald (4th, Trek World ... more »

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sspomer added a feature How (Not) To Instafail - Vital Gram Central 1/7/2015 3:51 PM

#mtbbatman has been watching kids. Not in a weird, through-your-window, self-righteous way, but more like a caring, older-brother-making-sure-you-continue-along-a-path-of-endless-selfies kind of way. One thing #mtbbatman has noticed over the ... more »

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sspomer added a press release Hill and Brosnan to Enduro Against Graves and Clementz? RockShox Enduro Challenge 1/7/2015 9:56 AM

Catchy headline, we know, but it's true! Check out the press release below and get ready for some 2015 race action. -gordo The 2015 International Enduro Season will kick off with a bang at the RockShox Enduro Challenge, Powered by SRAM when ... more »

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sspomer added a feature What's Out and What's In - Mountain Biking in 2015 1/2/2015 7:45 AM

Vital MTB solicited 262 of mountain biking's most established industry and media folk to create a list of what's out and what's in for mountain biking in 2015. Abide by this list and you'll be totally on-trend while on the trail and on the ... more »

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sspomer added a news blog California Enduro Series Announces 2015 Schedule 12/23/2014 2:27 PM

Words by Michele Lamelin • Photos by Called To Creation, Bogdan Marian, and Mary DiNapoli The California Enduro Series (CES) is pleased to announce the 2015 race schedule and promises another great year of Enduro racing. In its third year, CES proves

Liz Miller’s determination, focus and strong riding took her to a 2nd place Kamikaze finish and 1st overall expert women. Liz is eager for the 2015 season, saying “CES has unlimited potential with new venues to explore and sweet singletracks to shred. So stoked for what awaits.” (Called To Creation).
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sspomer added a feature 10 Instagrammers You Should Follow but Probably Don't - Vital Gram Central 12/11/2014 9:10 AM

Vital Gram Central took a week off because gordo had a new baby boy (well, his wife did), and even though Sven was texting relentlessly about getting the Gram Central feature published as the baby's head was popping out, gordo resisted the ... more »

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