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First Look: Eminent Cycles Haste 19

It's a brand new bike from a brand new company - and with a very different suspension system and a full custom build buying experience, this one certainly looks like it might stand out in the crowd. Jump right in to find out more!

Introducing the Vital MTB Gear Club

Waiting for the mailman just got fun again! Vital is stoked to launch our surprise subscription box service where you’ll get 6 to 8 pieces of fun, functional gear every other month.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2017 1:20 PM

Kirt Voreis, Always Winning 3

#allhailvoreis because mountain biking is fun.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2017 10:51 AM

2018 iXS Downhill Cup Series Schedules

DH is alive and well in Europe and the iXS DH Cup series events are stacked for 2018.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2017 9:15 AM

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Go Big Or Go Home - Daily Shot 1

Good send.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/20/2017 11:40 AM

First Look: Eminent Cycles Haste 19

It's a brand new bike from a brand new company - and with a very different suspension system and a full custom build buying experience, this one certainly looks like it might stand out in the crowd. Jump right in to find out more!

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/20/2017 7:31 AM

Bike of the Day: Rocky Mountain Instinct BC 2 6

Clean!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/20/2017 3:11 AM

Over 1000 Bikes Found in SoCal Drainage Tunnel 6

A huge pile of mostly low-quality, non-working bikes stashed in Orange County.

Posted by sspomer on 11/19/2017 8:20 AM

Going Green - Daily Shot 1

We are Vital MTB and we approve of these colors!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/19/2017 12:57 PM

Forum: How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 36

Longer bikes are all the rage, but do we need to put things back in perspective? Should you really be riding a bike that's two sizes longer now? Let's discuss.

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/18/2017 1:21 AM

Bike of the Day: Transition Patrol 2018 4 11

Orange accents for a touch of color.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/19/2017 1:05 AM

George Brannigan Bike & Wheel Flex Testing 1

LOL! Be like George this weekend!

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2017 10:09 PM

Show Up, Blow Up - Daily Shot 1

#braap.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/18/2017 12:17 PM

Bike of the Day: Santa Cruz Nomad + BoXXer 6 7

Two bikes with one frame? Yes, says Vital member Scharney127.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/18/2017 1:35 AM

Curtis Robinson, Dylan Dunkerton, Finn Iles, Matt Hunter and Matty Miles Crush It in BC | Motive 2

Fresh talent and deep loam... You know this is going to be a banger!

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/18/2017 6:58 AM

Why That Bike? Hardtail Hooligan Edition 1

Half the suspension, double the fun? That's what the owners of these six sexy hardtail hooligans think. Check out the builds and get the back story from each rider inside.

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/18/2017 5:43 AM

Member Review: 2018 Santa Cruz Nomad CC 2

"Most fun bike I have ever owned," says Vital member Hittheshowers13. Read why in his detailed real-world review.

Have an informed and honest opinion about a product? Help out your fellow MTBer by writing a review. The top Vital reviewer each month earns a Jenson USA gift card.

Posted by bturman on 11/17/2017 6:34 PM

Forum: Where is the World's Best Dirt? 14

Where is the best dirt you've ever ridden? Share your best spots with other dirt fiends and let's build a bucketlist for loam lovers.

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/17/2017 8:57 AM

GROMPAGE! Kids Boosting and Hucking in Virgin

It's so incredible to think that 16 years after the first Rampage, these mini shredders are hitting some of the terrain in the original event. YEAH GROMS!!!

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2017 8:51 AM

After the Fire, the Ride

Few things are as satisfying as reclaiming a trail after a big fire - just ask James Doerfling who gave up his Rampage spot to help fight the fires that ravaged BC this summer. Big up!

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/17/2017 8:00 AM

Autumn Pan - Daily Shot 1

#panshotfriday

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/17/2017 11:04 AM

Best Dirt Ever?

Looks like Nico Vink and Vinny T may just have found pretty much the best dirt ever in Cikole.

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/17/2017 1:35 AM

2018 SCOTT Enduro Cup Race Schedule 1

The 2018 SCOTT Enduro Cup has two new race venues with events in Colorado, Utah and New Mexico. Start planning now.

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2017 7:28 AM

What the Hell is a Wollongong? 1

We don't know either but it may translate to "Joel Kristensen goes fast."

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2017 7:38 AM

Bike of the Day: Knolly Delirium 4 2

A DH with a dropper? Why not, says Vital member Ride406OrDie.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/17/2017 1:23 AM

Urge to Race - Reflecting on Five Years of EWS

Little bit of team news as Urge announces the end of their involvement with the Urge-Rocky Mountain Rally Team, although we've yet to see an official announcement from RM regarding how they plan to move forward in 2018.

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/17/2017 1:15 AM

Tested: Maxxis Forekaster Tire - Great in Wet Weather 5

This tire helps you bring your A-game in less-than-ideal, muddy conditions. We'll be using it a lot this winter riding season.

Posted by bturman on 11/17/2017 6:00 AM

Saint with a Spade, Shredder on the Bike - Nikki Whiles

Join Nikki for a ripping ride on some fresh dirt and the Marin Wolf Ridge.

Posted by bturman on 11/16/2017 11:14 AM

Truvativ Unveils 35mm Descendant Cockpit

Truvativ's gravity bars and stems join the 35mm club with both carbon and alloy versions on the menu. There's some snazzy TLD CoLab bars for those looking for a bit of color too.

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/16/2017 10:10 AM

The Kids Are Alright - Daily Shot 2

Forest fun!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/16/2017 11:36 AM

A Neighborhood Rut Track Session with Cam McCaul, Kyle J, and Carson Storch 7

In a rut? Rut track!

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/16/2017 10:28 AM

Bike of the Day: Ibis Mojo HD4 3 7

Gibson Les Paul lovers will appreciate this one.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 11/16/2017 2:20 AM

Tested: Five Ten Hellcat Pro Clipless Shoes 17

Greg Minnaar has won World Cup DH races in these shoes, but are they good for all-around use? You bet.

Posted by bturman on 11/16/2017 11:43 AM

Forum: Do Tire Inserts Mean It's Time to Rethink Tire Design? 53

Vital member David.Max poses an interesting question for those willing to think outside the box.

Posted by bturman on 11/15/2017 11:45 AM

The Style King Shuts Down Whistler 1

Huge whips, scrubs, manuals, toboggans, and a signature stoppie that'll have you shaking your head. Bernard Kerr certainly made the most of closing day!

Posted by iceman2058 on 11/15/2017 9:03 AM

Entries for the 2018 Santa Cruz NZ Enduro Open November 17 1

Sign-ups are open for 36 hours only, starting at 9:00am NZDT. Get on it to secure your spot for a truly epic event.

Posted by sspomer on 11/15/2017 7:13 AM

Want to Buy One of Colorado's Most Fun Bike Parks? SolVista / Granby Ranch is for Sale 5

No price is set, but maybe if we have a crowd-funding rally, we could scoop it up at a bargain and kick out the golfers!

Posted by sspomer on 11/15/2017 6:48 AM