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Avid's New Four-Piston Disc Brakes(?)
Earlier today we caught a first glimpse of a new prototype rear derailleur from Sram. The boys over at mtb-news.de have a photo of it from a different angle. The derailleur is certainly interesting, but there's something else that caught our eye in this photo. Check out the brake caliper.
Moar pistons moar better? We'll find out soon.
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SRAM "Leaks" A New Rear Derailleur Design
I spy...
Sram released this image via their facebook page just a few hours ago. The caption on it was "Can you spot anything interesting?" It's pretty obvious, isn't it? Check out the rear derailleur. Just last year Shimano introduced the XTR Shadow ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
Update: Giacomo Proserpio's photo of Rhys Willemse at the 2011 Val di Sole World Cup won this round. Check back next Tuesday for another photo comp! If you'd like your shots to be eligible, upload them here. It was a great week for ... more »
The Tom Wheeler Project - Part 2.5
For those that aren't familiar with Tom's story, be sure to watch these two videos first one, two). We're inspired Tom's determination to make it work. Keep it up! Words by Tom Wheeler, video and photos and Eyesdown Films So I’m finally
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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
Update: The photo of Mucsi Balázs getting rad in Livigno wins this round. It was taken by Norbert Szász. Good depth of field, composition, and timing. Congrats! Upload your shots to be considered for the next contest. Every Tuesday we ... more »
First Look: Bilt Eight Downhill Frame
Bilt Bikes Australia recently contacted us with photos of their new Bilt Eight DH frame. It's been in development and testing for two years, and they'll be putting it into production very soon.
Features: 6000 series aluminum construction with ... more »
Paul Basagoitia Interview
It only took a few short years for Paul Basagoitia to become a freeride mountain bike icon. His entrance into the sport was explosive as he went from unheard of to household name in the time it took to tail whip the finish drop at Crankworx in 2004.
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Race Report: 2012 Shimano Winter Series at Fontana - January 7-8
Walter Malzahn This past weekend (January 7-8) saw the first race of the 2012 Shimano Winter Series presented by Southridge USA in Fontana, California.  This series is fast becoming the primer that most serious contenders for the World Cup series
Shane Murphy making moves during his race run.
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Contour Partners with Cerevo for Live Broadcasting, Adds Remote Control Capability to Bluetooth App
Lots of big news coming from the Contour camp today... First up, they have partnered with Cerevo to launch a relatively affordable live-broadcast POV solution. The Cerevo device that makes this possible is called the LiveShell. It
Cerevo Live Shell
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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
Update: ewaldsadie takes home the gold in the first Weekly Photo Comp. His shot captured the action and intensity of the rider very well, and it has some interesting lighting going on. Congrats! Upload your shots to be considered for next week's round. ... more »

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