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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
UPDATE: Coast Photo's shot of Jackson Goldstone styling it up on A-Line wins the pair of Launch Pro Knee/Shin Pads! The Launch Pro Knee/Shin Pads build off the trusted Launch Pro Knee to offer the same great fitting, lightweight guard with additional ... more »
First Look: Guerrilla Gravity's GG/DH Frame - Made in Colorado
There's a new Colorado-based frame company in the works, and they're full steam ahead. Guerrilla Gravity is based in Denver, Colorado, where they build, test, race, and absolutely shred their bikes. Most recently, the three person team launched the GG/DH, an
The GG/DH features 8-inches of rear wheel travel, a progressive leverage curve, 1.5-inch head tube, adjustable length chainstays, and adjustable head angle/bb height. In its slackest mode, it has a 63.5-degree head angle.
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Win a RockShox BoXXer - Vital OTB, 2012 Val D'Isere World Cup
Predict the winning times and riders for Elite Men's and Women's downhill at the 2012 Val D'Isere World Cup and you could win a brand new RockShox BoXXer World Cup downhill fork. How to Play In the comments below, predict the winners and times of Elite Men's and ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
UPDATE: The Sacha Rosmant / Christophe Bortels dream team wins this week with their colorful, high speed capture. One of them will score a pair of Fox Launch Pro Knee/Shin Pads! The Launch Pro Knee/Shin Pads build off the trusted Launch Pro Knee ... more »
First Look: Intense Goes 650b with the Tracer and Carbine
Meet the Tracer 275 – The next BIG THING from Intense Cycles
Made in Intense's factory in Southern California, the Tracer 275 is the latest offspring from the creative mind of designer/president, Jeff Steber. The idea to do the 275 came to ... more »
First Look: 2013 Diamondback Scapegoat
Is it 2013 yet? Because we'd really like to swing a leg over some of the new bikes that have been launched recently. Here's another one that we're interested in - the 2013 Diamondback Scapegoat. This 160mm frame has good geometry numbers, a great build kit, and definitely
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2012 Claymore Challenge Top 3 Runs
The top 3 finishers of the Claymore Challenge laid down some seriously technical and flawless runs. Enjoy the action from Highland Mountain and be glad you didn't have to be a judge!
1st Place, Brandon Semenuk 2nd Place, Brett Rheeder 3rd Place, ... more »
Something Different: Redalp's Downhill Bike
Here's an interesting one that found its way into our inbox this morning. Redalp was founded less than a year ago in Switzerland, and today they're launching this downhill bike.
The boys over at Redalp say that their patented articulated chain ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
UPDATE: The photo of Marcel Haczek sending it in some greenery by Paweł Karasiński takes the win this week, earning them bragging rights and a pair of Launch Pro Knee/Shin Pads! The Launch Pro Knee/Shin Pads build off the trusted Launch Pro Knee to offer ... more »
First Look: Giant's All-New 2013 Trance X 29er
Giant's new steed is nearly ready for public. Dubbed the "Ultimate Trail Bike" and developed in conjunction with super-everything champion Adam Craig, the Trance X 29er is everything you love about the original Trance X trail bike re-engineered ... more »

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