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Spy Shot: Aluminum GT Fury
Eric Carter is at a GT product launch in Park City and just beamed these photos to the interweb. Here's what we know: This is the new GT Alloy Fury It has the same linkage as the carbon version At $3150, it's targeted toward riders on a budget You'll be "earning
Complete GT Alloy Fury DH bike
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2011 Triple DHip at SolVista Bike Park
$25,000 is up for grabs at the 2011 Triple DHip at the SolVista Bike Park. Pros and amateurs will compete for the cash and prizes in Granby, Colorado. The best combined times from 3 different downhill tracks take the victories and you can find all the
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Maxxis Launches the High Roller II
Maxxis is proud to announce the latest addition to its mountain line, the High Roller II.  Building on the solid foundation of the original and using feedback from the world’s top riders, the totally redesigned High Roller II offers significant
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Contour HD Camera On Sale
We don't post deals very often, so when we do, you know they must be good. Amazon has the ContourHD Camera
 on sale today only (Wednesday) for $179 + free shipping . Smokin! The ContourHD captures beautiful 1080p video. It ... more »
Pack Phil #2, Head Case
by Phil Wheeler We all know at least one, in fact we probably all know several guys or ladies, who fit into this category…the head case. Usually defined by good riding, good fitness, and persistently bad results, this racer can and will find any way to get
Infamous and self-proclaimed practice winner, John Kirkaldie, never quite seemed to have the race run we all knew he was capable of. In the end, he may not have won anything like a World Championship, but he sure won all of our hearts. Big Bear, 2004. gordophoto
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Discount on Atomlab Products for Vital MTB Users
Every once in a while, we get to bring you special discounts. This time we teamed up with Atomlab to bring you an exclusive deal on all of their products. They make almost everything required to build a bike, so if you need a part or simply want to spruce up
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Spy Shot: MRP 2X Guide
When MRP and SRAM announced a collaboration this March we first learned that MRP was working on a new 2X guide. Up until now, they have been displaying rebranded MRP G2 SL guides whenever the collab was mentioned. This is the first shot of the real deal (minus some graphics, of course). 

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2011 Leogang UCI World Cup Downhill and 4X
All things downhill and 4X coming from the 2011 Leogang UCI World Cup of mountain biking can be found here. Results, photos, videos and more. Vital's Featured Content June 12, 2011 SLIDESHOW: Downhill Finals - Gwin and Pugin win Aaron Gwin takes his second World Cup win of the season ... more »
Win Avid Elixir 9 Disc Brakes - Vital OTB Leogang
Predict the winning times and riders for Elite Men's and Women's downhill at the 2011 Leogang, Austria World Cup and you could win a brand new set of Avid Elixir 9 hydraulic disc brakes How to Play In the comments below, predict the winners and times ... more »
First Ride: Yeti SB-66, The Super Bike
By Eddie Clark Finally, the day has come for Yeti’s industry-changing all-mountain steed the SB-66, aka The Super Bike, to no longer be shrouded in secrecy, covered beneath gray tarps, and hidden behind the blacked-out R&D shop windows of Yeti Bikes. 
The Yeti SB-66 features a completely revolutionary suspension design to get 6-inches of travel.
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