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2011 Inaugural Beacon Mega Avalanche
by Andrew Donchez Saturday, October 29, 2011  The inaugural Beacon Mega Avalanche race is in the books! Read on for details and photos of the race.
Kris 'Captain' Geis is ready to rip!!
What better way to cap an incredible season of riding than by holding the 1st annual Beacon Mega ... more »
Downhill World Champion Interview, Nicolas Vouilloz
Nicolas Vouilloz is undoubtedly the most successful downhiller at World Championships. 7 Elite Men's DH World Championships are his and he wrapped up his illustrious downhill career with back-to-back wins in 2001 and 2002. On top of that, he won 16 World
Durango 2001 by gordo
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Ten Years of Downhill World Champions, 2001-2011
One run. That's all it takes. One run on one day of the year can change a life... for good or for bad. Vital MTB looked back on the last 10 years of World Championship races and who managed to have the fastest run on that one particular day, ... more »
Race Report: California Golden State Championships – Final Round
by Walter Malzahn
Stan Guerrero charging through Fontana's rocky terrain. - Photo by Meg Benitez
The fourth and final round of the California Golden State Championships were held this past weekend in Fontana, California.  The series picked up again after a 5 month summer break and Donny Jackson and the Southridge crew ... more »
Fresh Paint Stokage from Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Bicycles released several new paint schemes yesterday (no, we didn't say that one word that starts with a 'c' and ends with a 's'). The bikes also get a poppier logo on the downtube. Radness. Check out all the options over at www.santacruzbicycles.com. Be
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2012 Fox Head / Giant Bicycles Collab Launched
Fox released the new Fox / Giant Performance Collection yesterday.  This is a good indication that the 2012 Giant World Cup team will very likely continue to be in Fox gear for 2012, and the gear will probably be a close variation of what is shown
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Initial Impressions: 2012 Scott Voltage FR20
by Evan Powell, photos by Jonathan Doherty
While at the premiere, I became the proud recipient of a 2012 Scott Voltage FR20 to test. The FR20 is the mid-range model in the Voltage line and is priced at $2399 (The FR10 is $3699 and the FR30 is $1799). ... more »
From the Inside Out Premiere and Review
by Evan Powell
Sold out From the Inside Out premiere in Whistler! Millennium place was one of the plushest premiere venues I have ever seen.
The story behind From the Inside Out is any rider’s dream come true. It combines the beauty of a well-produced action sports film with the perspective and direction of a crew that any of us could find ourselves riding with on our local ... more »
Reviewed: Leatt DBX Pro Brace
Words by Josh Maurer Photos by Emily Maurer
Product Specifications At 600g, the DBX Pro is the lightest Leatt Brace available. Anodized CNC spring-loaded aluminum hinges (for both left and right handed riders).  The hinge latches are bright ... more »
Sneak Peek: New cSixx Guides
cSixx released several pre-production previews recently, including the 175gh guide, the dual chain ring Doubler guide, and the XC seat tube/direct mount guides. Have a gander... The 175gh guide was designed with an emphasis on strength and durability.
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