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We're curious. Let us know by voting below. {poll:22} What drives you to compete? Leave a comment. You might just give someone the spark that eventually leads them to a World Championship...
Stocking Stuffer: Specialized Hillbilly DH Tires
We picked a winner of the comment contest! Sam Hill knows traction and he helped Specialized develop the Hillbilly downhill tire to maximize grip. What could be considered a low-profile spike, the moto-inspired Hillbilly features aggressive ... more »
Stocking Stuffer: The Collective Anthology
We picked a winner of the comment contest! The Collective has released The Collective Anthology just in time for Christmas. Inside this epic faux wood box set of MTB schralpage, you get 4 DVDs (The Collective, Roam, Seasons and The Forest for ... more »
Western Cape Downhill Finals
By Vital MTB member, Ewaldsadie The last race on the Western Cape Downhill calender took place last weekend, at the always-entertaining Contermanskloof DH track in South Africa. Both practice and race day saw sunny and clear skies, with Saturday's practice featuring a very
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Stocking Stuffer: SDG Duster RL Saddle
New for 2012, the SDG Duster RL Saddle is the latest in SDG's performance race line. This saddle is perfect for all-mountain and cross-country use. It's based off the popular Formula platform and features slightly narrower sides, a lower profile, squared
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From the Inside Out DVD Review
I just finished watching From the Inside Out and I have to say that the DSLR Generation has made their permanent mark in the MTB film world. Second Base Films (aka The Coastal Crew) has done a great job of making a mountain bike movie that ... more »
Stocking Stuffer: HDX Hydration Mix
Some HDX Hydration Mix rolled into the office the other day and makes a great gift for mountain bikers, but anyone who needs hydration (oh, that's every human on the planet). I checked out the HDX website to see why they only offer their product ... more »
Deals, Discounts, and Coupon Codes on Mountain Bikes, Parts, and Accessories
Looking to save a buck on your next mountain bike related purchase? Here's a list of current promotions at select retailers. We'll be adding to it often, so be sure to check back before buying online. Chain Reaction - Tire, Tube, and Pump Sale
Jenson USA - Azonic and Tire Sale ... more »
Stocking Stuffer: Bontrager Preset Torque Wrench
Bontrager has this rad little preset torque wrench to keep ham-fisters like myself safe when building up bikes with sensitive parts. The handy litle gizmo is preset to 5Nm, which is a common torque setting for cockpit pieces and comes in a ... more »
Fast Five with Luke Strobel
Luke Strobel is one of America's fastest downhillers and unquestionably one of the most naturally stylish. With his full-on moto style and dedicated trail builidng ethic, Strobel is a Pacific Northwest legend who's just getting started... What's the
2011 Port Angeles ProGRT by Ki Kopkau
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