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Down Time: Brendan Fairclough
Brendan Fairclough has a completely fresh start in 2012. He has a new bike & team (Scott11), new suspension (Fox), new tires (Schwalbe) a new knee and a new face. During some recovery and training time in SoCal, Taylor Sage caught up with @brendog_1 to
Flat pedal power.
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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
Every Tuesday we hold a photo competition where five of seven 'Daily Shots' from the previous week go head-to-head in a winner-take-all photo face-off. A perfectly timed wipeout, creative use of exposure and composition, straight up talent ... more »
2012 ONE Industries MTB Apparel Sneak Peek
ONE Industries has been in the motocross business for 15 years, and during that time they've grown into one of the most recognizable and respected brands. The company is well known for their racing apparel, protective gear, seat covers and graphics kits
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Personal Progression: Photographing a Race with Only One Lens
Round 3 of the Australian Mountain Bike National Series was on this past weekend and I gave myself a photo challenge.  Shoot with nothing more than a 300mm. No zoom, no flashes, no fisheye, nothing that I normally use. This was the first (and probably
Damian with his one and only lens for the race.
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Urban Downhill Race: Urbano Santos Brazil 2012
This past weekend the urban downhill circuit in South America held the Urbano Santos in Brazil. Though the course was short (about a minute long), it was extremely intense with over 400 stairs and plenty of spectators waving their hands as riders flew
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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
We know you all love downhill, so this week's photo contest is sure to please. From epic roost to epic light, surely one of these shots makes you want to jump on the DH rig and bust out some runs. UPDATE Eric Palmer wins a set of Pro-Tec Gravity Knee Pads for ... more »
Race Report: Shimano Winter Series Race #3 Presented by Southridge USA
by Walt Malzahn
As we roll into February and get that much closer to the start of the 2012 World Cup season, the Shimano Winter Series Presented by Southridge USA is at the mid-point with the third race of what will sure to be an amazing  and ... more »
Tested: Scott Voltage FR 20
by Evan Powell Ever since the Whistler premiere of ‘From the Inside Out’ last October, I’ve been riding and evaluating the 2012 Scott Voltage FR 20.
The bike is geared toward the entry to mid-level gravity rider. Scott says it’s a freeride ... more »
2012 Fox Mountain Bike Line + Video
Fox just sent over this preview of their new 2012 MTB apparel and protective gear. Looks sick! Don't miss the video from the Anthill crew.
View the entire 2012 Fox MTB Collection Here All catalog photos are by Ian Hylands, Sterling Lorence, Sven Martin, and Carl ... more »
Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp
Update: The ripping photo of Taylor Vernon by Eyesdown Films narrowly edged out the action packed 'Winter Mayhem' scene by Harrison Mendel and crew. Eyesdown Films will receive a great set of knee pads from  Pro-Tec. If you'd like ... more »

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