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What's Out and What's In - Mountain Biking in 2015
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 »
Best Of Vital 2014 | 5 Stories, 5 Slide Shows
One of the things that sets the mountain bike apart from other sports equipment is that it is also a vehicle. Not just a toy, a bike has the capacity to transport both your body and your soul, and to take you to destinations you might never ... more »
Sneak Peek: 2015 Canfield Brothers Riot 29er FS
Looks like the Canfield Bros have another new project in the works! A few short riding clips featuring Chris Canfield on the prototype just surfaced. The bike appears to be a big wheel version of the recently released Balance, and may feature a similar suspension design.
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Best Of Vital 2014 | Five Fresh Vital Videos
If there is one thing the bike industry is not lacking, it's web edits of people riding bicycles. The sheer amount of video being produced on a constant basis is enough to turn even the most hard-core fan into a jaded cynic some days. Well ... more »
Spy Shot! Prototype FOX Air Downhill Shock
In the final episode of This Is Peaty, Steve Peat guides viewers through a tour of the FOX headquarters in Scotts Valley, California. When they enter the test lab, Peaty shows off one of FOX's latest projects - a prototype air shock unlike anything we've seen from the brand
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Best Of Vital 2014 | Ten Products That Are Hard To Beat
2014 was a bad year to be a credit card. While we only award one Bike of the Year and one Product of the Year Shreddy, there were plenty of other offerings lining the shop shelves and the front pages of your favorite web stores, waiting in ambush for the ... more »
Best Of Vital 2014 | Five Banger Bike Checks
Nobody can deny that 2014 was an exciting year for mountain biking, and that shines through in our Bike Check section as well. Our readers have submitted a whopping 5000 bikes to date, 360-odd of which have had the honor of being selected for ... more »
First Look: Bouwmeester Composites Carbon Wheels
Carbon wheels have gone from fringe product to mainstream acceptance in just a few short years, but that does not mean that there is not room for improvements and further innovation - far from it. Bouwmeester Composites is a young Australian firm that specializes ... more »
Happy Holidays from Vital
Two-wheeled fun can last a lifetime. That's why every Christmas since 2009 we've donated BMX bikes to underprivileged kids. There's nothing like a shiny new bike under the tree! Best wishes to all this holiday season from Vital MTB, Vital MX and Vital BMX
Pictured in center (from L to R) - Albert Diaz, Kyle Carlson, Brandon Turman, Michael Morgan, Todd Toth, Brad McDonald, Patrick Male, Steve Giberson. Pictured around perimeter (from bottom left) - Aaron Chandler, Shawn Spomer, Johan Hjord, Lexa Kharchenko, Michael Lindsay, Christine McDonald, Chris Wilmshurst, Vadim Shevchenko, and Tom Edson.  Not pictured - all of our great contributors.
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The Making of The Ridge with Danny Macaskill
By now, you're probably one of the 25 million people who have seen The Ridge, Danny MacAskill's latest edit featuring Danny's amazing skillset applied to riding a trail bike on the Isle of Skye, filmed by the good people of Cut Media. Of course, ... more »

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