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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by iXS
UPDATE: Kevin Triboulat's shot of Nico Bouffioux getting upside down in the last light of the day was a runaway winner this week, much to the joy of Vital member Enforcer, our lucky voter. Both winners will receive a rad Trail RS helmet from ... more »
All You Need to See from the 2014 Pietemaritzburg World Cup
The start of the 2014 UCI World Cup season went off with a bang! Photos, videos, results and tech content was coming in faster than Gwin on the pedaling section of the DH track. Throw in the fact that Sea Otter took place at the same time and ... more »
First Look: 2015 Shimano XTR 9000 - New Drivetrain, Wheels & Brakes
Ever since SRAM launched XX1 in the middle of 2012, we have all been waiting for Shimano's response. Our many questions are answered today as the Japanese giant unveils its all-new 2015 XTR 9000 line up, including drivetrain, brakes, and wheels. Earlier
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Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain - Vital OTB 2014 Pietermaritzburg World Cup
Predict the winning times and riders for Elite Men's and Women's downhill at the 2014 UCI World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa and you could win a brand new SRAM X01 DH drivetrain. How to Play In the comments below, predict the winners and times ... more »
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First Look: RockShox Introduces the Inverted RS-1
A few weeks ago, we gave you a sneak peek at RockShox's new inverted fork, an offering aimed at the XC and "trail" category of riders. Today, the company has officially announced the RS-1 and some of the key technology necessary to use it: RS-1 ... more »
First Look: 2015 FOX Suspension Lineup and First Impressions
It's no big secret that Fox struggled a bit with their 2013 CTD series, and it's also no secret that since then, the company has been working hard to remedy the issues. 2014 was a step in the right direction, but it was not the quantum leap ... more »
First Look: 2014 ENVE M-Series Carbon Wheels
ENVE Composites have been producing high quality carbon cycling parts since 2007. Just a few years ago the Santa Cruz Syndicate, including Steve Peat, Greg Minnaar, and Josh Bryceland, began using ENVE's carbon hoops exclusively on their World Cup Downhill
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It's in the Bag - A Look at the Photography Gear Sven Martin Uses at the UCI World Cup and Enduro World Series
Sven Martin is a Jedi. He works his ass off harder than any other MTB photographer on the planet to get the most dynamic visuals of our sport, but he also mind-tricks us viewers harder than Obi Wan does that Storm Trooper looking for droids. ... more »
Bigger Berms! 2014 Sea Otter Dual Slalom Course Photos
Keith DeFiebre and his team have been hard at work prepping the 2014 Sea Otter Dual Slalom course. Check out an assortment of his build pics, notes, and the final product below. Looking good! We're always impressed by the work these guys do in a short
Working so hard to get the Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom complete. The aerial footage gives a very cool perspective of the course and layout...
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