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Spy Shot! Prototype Devinci Wilson Spotted
Eagle-eyed viewers of the recent New Zealand DH National coverage have spotted what appears to be a revised Devinci Wilson frame under Devinci Global Racing's Nick Beer.
Compared to the 2013 Wilson, the most obvious update is a new downtube ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Truvativ
UPDATE: Svenn Fjeldheim's Rainy Day Selfie was the runaway winner this week, which will greatly please Villbass, our lucky voter. Both Svenn and Villbass (Thomas) will receive the Stevie Smith Blackbox Bar from Truvativ/SRAM! Stevie Smith. He rides the gnarliest ... more »
How Much Money Does a Bike Mechanic Make? The Answer May Surprise You
Here's an interesting presentation from Donny Perry, the SBCU Global Development Manager at Specialized Bicycles. In it he discusses how much a bike mechanic earns on average in the United States, how their salary compares to other careers, ... more »
First Look: 2014 Troy Lee Designs Helmets, Including New Aaron Gwin and Cam Zink Signature Editions
For several years in a row, Troy Lee Designs has created the most sought after helmets by Vital MTB readers world wide. From the classic D2 full face to stylish D3 and the recently introduced A1, TLD's styling and well thought out features are hard to
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Good Riddance, Pinch Flats! Introducing Dual Chamber Tire System from Schwalbe
Schwalbe is making waves across the internet today with a new dual chamber tire and wheel system that makes extremely low air pressure possible, improving traction greatly while also nearly eliminating the chance of a pinch flat or burping ... more »
Best of Vital - January 2014
And just like that, it's 2014. We had barely enough time to catch our breath over the holidays, before sinking our teeth into January. Race teams are prepping, there's a trickle of new bikes and gear to discover, and the worldwide MTB media ... more »
Vital MTB's Top Reviewer Award - Presented by Jenson USA
Every 30 days, we award the Top User Reviewer with a little prize. This month Jenson USA pitched in a $100 gift card! Vital MTB member TheRage43 wrote a handful of good reviews, and we'd like to highlight the ones that helped earned her the Top Reviewer ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Royal Racing
UPDATE: We can tell many of you really wanted the Royal kit, with record numbers turning out to vote. As the dust settles and we tally the slips, Vitor Freitas smashing a berm on an old clapped out steed was the clear favorite, and Vital member ... more »
Vital's Bravest - Monthly Contest Presented by Five Ten - January Winner
January 2014 The Riding Spirit is a non supported documentary about the essence of biking, filmed during a 2 month bike journey from Spain to Germany, covering over 3.000km of pedaling. Combining some of life's more wonderful things like adventure, ... more »
Sneak Peek: 100% Spring 2014 Goggles and More
100% is proud to introduce the new Spring 2014 line of goggles, sunglasses, sportswear and accessories.  An expanded collection of new colorways in the premier Racecraft goggle, as well as the Accuri goggle, is now available.
For all the ... more »

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