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Off Track Podcast - La Thuile Enduro World Series with Curtis Keene, Joey Schusler and Jesse Melamed
As the Enduro World Series at Trestle Bike Park approaches, Tristan Merrick of Off-Track discusses the 4th round of the EWS that took place in La Thuile, Italy, last week with special guest host, Wyn Masters. They're joined by Rocky Mountain ... more »
First Look: goTenna Allows Easier Backcountry Communication
Surely there has been a time when you were in the woods with no cell phone service but a need to communicate. Enter goTenna. goTenna is a small, rugged device designed to make “No Service” no problem. Just pair your smartphone with a goTenna and communicate
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WIN BIG! Art's Cyclery Schwalbe Tires Sweepstakes
The contest period has ended. Congrats to Chris Bianchi from Aliso Viejo, California! Enjoy the Hans Dampf tires, Chris.
First Look: 2015 Yeti SB5c with Switch Infinity Technology
There are hundreds of 5-inch travel trail bikes on the market, but none work like Yeti’s all-new 2015 SB5c. At the heart of the frame rests a new suspension technology called “Switch Infinity,” which builds off their years of experience working with
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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by iXS
UPDATE: Piotr Staron's shot took home the voting this round, which should please our lucky voter, Vital member Manu7002 to no end. Both Piotr and Manu will receive a rad Trail RS helmet from iXS! The Trail RS is iXS's premier trail helmet, ... more »
Now in 650b: Introducing the 2015 Specialized Enduro
For 2015 the well-regarded Specialized Enduro will be available in both 29-inch and 650b wheel sizes. The move to 650b was made because it's a "bigger, better wheel" for trail, all-mountain, and enduro race use. The 650b model features a new rear triangle,
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Richie Schley's Prototype Rotwild 27.5 DH Bike
Richie Schley is helping with the development and testing of a new downhill bike for the German brand Rotwild. Check out the first prototype built using Richie's personal components below:
Prototype Highlights 200mm travel 27.5-inch wheels ... more »
Value DH Project Component Winners Announced: Building the Best DH Bike for Your $$$
It’s time to get real. Great bikes don’t have to be expensive. Help us build one of the best values in downhill.
UPDATE: Component Winners Announced Voting has concluded for the Value DH Project. Thanks for voting! The components receiving ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by VP
UPDATE: Emanuel Pombo threw one last whip, and Antonio Abreu rides off into the sunset with the new pedals, much to the delight of Vital member jbog83, this week's lucky voter. Both Antonio and jbog83 will receive each receive their choice ... more »
Best of Vital - June 2014
As the wise old Chinese would say, be careful what you ask for because it might just come true. Well, we wanted action, and June delivered. With an Enduro World Series and 2 World Cup DH races, we hardly had time to come up for a breather during ... more »

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