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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 »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
UPDATE : Heiko Häseler's upside-down shot of Sam Pilgrim takes the cake this week. Heiko will be rewarded with a Fox Racing Rampage Helmet! The Rampage Helmet looks great, vents well, and is ready to protect your head when sending it huge. ... more »
First Look: KHS Goes 650b for Downhill - Introducing the SixFifty 656DH
KHS did it. They went to 650b on their downhill bike. As far as we know, they're the first company to give it a go. The larger wheel size has a few advantages, like the ability to roll over rocks faster, but suitable downhill wheel and tire options are
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