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2011 Nevada State DH Champs Race Report
Report by Gene Hamilton Action shots by Justin Dawes Downhill racing is alive and well in the US!  Despite having two winter downhill races on the same weekend (within 4 hours of each other) the turnout at both events was huge and the US racers are really
Riders hiking up for a practice run
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Valparaiso Cerro Abajo Live Webcast 2011
BOOKMARK THIS PAGE! Watch the 9th running of the Valparaiso Cerro Abajo from Chile, one of the most famous urban downhill races on the planet! Tons of cheering fans, checkers or wreckers local racers, big time pros and sketchy lines make this a must-watch!
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Vital MTB Photo Chop Contest 2
Welcome to the 2nd Vital MTB Photo Chop Contest. Pro-Tec will be giving away a Pro-Tec Pro Kit for the best digital alteration of this Geoff Gulevich photo, shot by Ross Measures.
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Clay Porter on 3 Minute Gaps
By Seb Kemp Clay Porter is at the top of his game. From being the grom stitching together video footage of domestic racing to being under contract with the biggest names in action sports film making, Clay has always stuck to his guns and done things his
John Lawlor, John Reynolds, Aaron Gwin and Clay Porter. - Sven Martin
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POM-CAM - Turn your iPhone into a Point of View Camera
I woke up this morning to a new facebook message from Andrew Taylor.  Turns out he and Shelby Paget have been busy!  Aside from slaying the dirt jumps and preparing for the 2011 slopestyle season, they have been developing a cool new product
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Finals Videos from 2011 Descida das Escadas de Santos
Check out the finals videos from the Descida das Escadas de Santos in Brazil...the race down the holy stairs. This was broadcast on live TV throughout Brazil and South America. Mario Jarrin (Ecuador), 1st Place
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The Dan Atherton Interview Part 2: Long Walks in the Mind's Cage
by Seb KempIn part one we learned how Dan had created a psychological barrier in order to deal with the immediate aftermath of his neck-breaking accident while spending three long, excruciating months bed-ridden in the confines of his halo. This piece of
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Winner, Vital MTB Photo Chop Contest 1
THUNDERBRINGER wins the first Vital MTB Photo Chop contest and gets a Pro-Tec Pro Kit for this incredible Ghostbusters version of Gulevich. Stay tuned for more Photo Chop contests and view all the entries here. Thanks for playing everyone!
2011 iXS Phobos Helmet and Slope Knee Guard
Our friends at iXS Protection just sent over a huge box of gear to review.  While we're out testing their shred-ability, here's a quick look at two of their premier products - the Phobos Helmet and the Slope Knee Guard :
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Osiris Goods in the House
Osiris, long-time player in the skate shoe market, has recently set its eyes on mountain biking and are sponsoring a strong crop of dirt jumpers and freeriders like Cam Zink and Mike Montogomery. They just sent over this care package with ... more »

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