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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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Sneak Peek: 150mm Juliana Roubion - "Brawn of the Bronson, in the Spirit of Juliana"
The new Juliana Roubion is designed to handle anything an all mountain adventure may throw at you. Designed by the carbon fiber experts at Santa Cruz, the Roubion also sports 150mm travel, with all the pedaling benefits of the Virtual Pivot ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Art's Cyclery
UPDATE: Antonio Abreu's last shot of the day turned out to be a worthwhile investment, he takes home the win in this week's comp. This will please Vital member Pyle to no end, he is this week's lucky voter! Art's Cyclery will hook up both ... more »
Confirmed: 2015 FOX 36 RC2 Fork - More Better Than Ever
UPDATE: Check here for additional information about FOX's 2015 lineup. Aggressive riders rejoice! The FOX Float 36 RC2 looks to be making a strong comeback for 2015. Last week we spotted the new fork being ridden in the new 27.5 Santa Cruz Nomad launch video and could only speculate, but these recently released FOX service videos confirm that a new 36 is indeed on the
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Vital's Bravest - Monthly Contest Presented by Five Ten - March Winner
February 2014 When you're 14, all you want to do is hang out on Facebook and watch TV, right? Wrong! A mound of dirt, a ramp, or the neighborhood skatepark may seem like child's play to some, but any biker will tell you: these are the tools ... more »
First Look: Specialized's Fast Rolling Slaughter Tire
If you're as big of a fan of Specialized tires as we are, you'll be happy to see this new addition to their lineup. Created in the name of speed, the Slaughter offers riders a super fast rolling, low profile tire that still has tall side knobs for reliable
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Best of Vital - March 2014
March is a time of looking ahead. The world goes quiet in anticipation of the celebration of life that is spring, and it is almost as if you can sense nature holding its breath just a little bit. And in the world of mountain biking, we're all ... more »
Spy Shots! Prototype Specialized Shoes for the Gravity Crowd
Specialized's shoe lineup has been strong in the XC, Trail, and Road segments for several years, but they've never really had anything awesome for the heavy hitting gravity junkies among us. That looks like it'll change soon. We spotted Matty Hunter, Kyle Norbraten and
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New Spot for Red Bull Rampage 2014?
After several years of competition in the current site that has seen more than its fair share of lines being built and flipped, riders are calling for fresh terrain. The Claw has been on the lookout, and may have found a new site.
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Join the 2014 Vital MTB Mini Downhill Fantasy League on DIRT
Who's ready for some UCI Downhill World Cup action?! We sure are. Racers are on the way to South Africa for the opening round on April 10th.
Once again, DIRT Magazine has created a killer downhill fantasy league where you can build your own ... more »

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