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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
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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 4mm allen
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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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Product Spotlight: Jett Elevation Hoody and Combat Ice Gloves
Winter is here. That's a fact. It's also a fact that we want to keep riding. To do that comfortably and keep from freezing to death, we've got to bundle up. That's where the Jett MTB Elevation Hoody and Combat Ice Gloves come into play.
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Fast Five with Jill Kintner
Jill Kintner, America's female gravity mountain bike superstar. She's made the change from full-time 4Xer to full-time DHer and is patiently climbing to the top. Check out the first female Fast Five along with some pics that she sent... How's ... more »
Event Report: 2011 DMR Bikes Pump Track Challenge
by Chris Roberts Ben Baker steals the win from under the nose of Bernard Kerr in the dramatic finals battle. Riders turned up in big numbers for the race in Bristol - likely something to do with the Wideopen Magazine/Monster party after the race and
Bernard Kerr was setting the fastest times and looked like a safe bet to repeat the win he took at Leamington Spa in April.
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