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Fast Five with Mike Haderer
From car-hucking grom to grown-up, Sprinter-driving, hair-farming personality, Mike Haderer is a staple on the U.S. mountain bike race circuit. Learn about his clothing choice, his Sprinter van and his future plans in this Fast Five.
Haderer at Interbike.
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Stocking Stuffer: Deity Dirty 30 Handlebars
We picked a winner of the comment contest! Go wide, go light and go cool with Deity Dirt 30 Bars. Made from custom gradient butted 7075 T6 aluminum, they're 760mm wide (30-inches), have a 25mm rise and  9 degree bend x 5 degree upsweep. ... more »
Are You a Racer?
We're curious. Let us know by voting below. {poll:22} What drives you to compete? Leave a comment. You might just give someone the spark that eventually leads them to a World Championship...
Stocking Stuffer: Specialized Hillbilly DH Tires
We picked a winner of the comment contest! Sam Hill knows traction and he helped Specialized develop the Hillbilly downhill tire to maximize grip. What could be considered a low-profile spike, the moto-inspired Hillbilly features aggressive ... more »
Stocking Stuffer: The Collective Anthology
We picked a winner of the comment contest! The Collective has released The Collective Anthology just in time for Christmas. Inside this epic faux wood box set of MTB schralpage, you get 4 DVDs (The Collective, Roam, Seasons and The Forest for ... more »
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
Jenson USA - Azonic and Tire Sale ... more »

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