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Tested: 100% Aircraft Fullface Helmet 0

With sharp looks and a long list of features, the updated Aircraft now also offers MIPS. Read our review to find out how it stacks up on the trail.

Shredding Seymour with Scott Mackay

Spend a couple of minutes in the company of Kona's Scott Mackay to see how he makes the most out of the amazing possibilities that Vancouver Island has to offer. Shredalicious!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/17/2018 11:58 AM

Mountain Biker Jumps the Tour de France Peleton - NOW WITH POV 6

Somebody's done it again! And with a sui no-hander, no less!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/17/2018 9:22 AM

Tuesdays Are For Tables - Daily Shot 1

Click that trick.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/17/2018 12:13 PM

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Rampage 2018 Dates and Pre-Qualified Riders Announced 1

Time to start getting hyped for the biggest freeride event of the year!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/17/2018 5:56 AM

Bike of the Day: Trek Fuel EX 9.8 4 8

What do you get when you put a FOX 36 on a Fuel? A mini-Slash!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/17/2018 7:33 AM

Tested: 100% Aircraft Fullface Helmet

With sharp looks and a long list of features, the updated Aircraft now also offers MIPS. Read our review to find out how it stacks up on the trail.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/17/2018 7:22 AM

Bike of the Day: Norco Aurum HSP 9.1 6 7

High single pivot on this DH hauler from Norco.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/16/2018 6:13 AM

Vital Ride Report: Downieville 2

The California Gold Rush may be long over, but there's another treasure hiding in the mountains of the Lost Sierra. We recently had a chance to enjoy this loamy loot during a day of shuttling, and we've brought you this ride report to share the fun and hopefully get you stoked to go and sample the area for yourself. Dive right in!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/16/2018 11:14 AM

You Drive Me Up the Wall - Literally! 3

Bryn Atkinson was JRA, when suddenly...

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/15/2018 10:26 AM

Blenki and Mont Blanc - Daily Shot 1

Sam Blenkinsop getting his scrub on in Les Gets.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/15/2018 1:15 PM

What's Inside Vital Gear Club Box #4? 5

If you're in Vital MTB's Gear Club, watch out because Iago Garay is coming for you and so is our Not an E-Bike water bottle. If you're not in Gear Club, sign up and start with this box today!

Posted by sspomer on 7/13/2018 4:58 PM

Bike of the Day: Norco Range C7.3 1 11

Built for sending.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/15/2018 12:37 AM

THE FRESH PRINCE - Andorra World Cup Downhill Race Slideshow 2

Racers threw themselves down the mountain and Sven, Boris and Dan caught the action. Congrats, Loris!

Posted by sspomer on 7/14/2018 9:38 PM

WINNING BIKE - Loris Vergier's Santa Cruz V10cc 29 15

It's all in the details for this first-timer.

Posted by sspomer on 7/14/2018 1:31 PM

WINNING BIKE - Tahnee Seagrave's Transition TR11 2

Back-to-back victories for Tahnee. GiddyUp y'all!

Posted by sspomer on 7/14/2018 1:48 PM

G-Out Project - Andorra World Cup DH 4

Four minutes of nastiness only to be dropped to near flat right before the finish. Poor, poor bikes (that we secretly love seeing all contorted and brutalized).

Posted by sspomer on 7/14/2018 9:27 AM

FINAL RESULTS - Andorra World Cup DH 2

Another race for the ages on the steepest track of the year!

Posted by sspomer on 7/14/2018 6:44 AM

Gap the Gap - Daily Shot 1

What's more fun than a gap? A gap over a gap!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/14/2018 12:13 PM

Rob's Gondola Talk: Luca Shaw in Andorra

Will Andorra be the place where Luca Shaw finally backs up his first place qualifying pace with a race win? We'll find out in a few hours...in the meantime, join in as Rob chats to Luca about his season and all things racing.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/14/2018 12:28 AM

Bike of the Day: Transition Scout 2019 9 27

Dialed build and classy looks.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/14/2018 12:43 AM

UPDATED PIT BITS - Andorra World Cup Downhill 17

One last batch of radness before race day including prototype Maxxis tire construction on Syndicate bikes that hope to do away with inserts.

Posted by sspomer on 7/12/2018 7:01 AM

MERE INCHES - Andorra Qualifying Slideshow 2

We'll let the shredtastic destruction, and the racers, do the talking.

Posted by sspomer on 7/13/2018 8:05 PM

Pinned and Panned - Daily Shot 1

#panshotfriday

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/13/2018 1:21 PM

POLL: Who's Winning the Andorra World Cup DH? 6

Quali results are posted. If you're a gambler, now's the time to make your call.

Posted by sspomer on 7/12/2018 8:54 AM

RESULTS: Qualifying, Andorra World Cup DH 15

Luca and Rachel on top with Danny and Laurie in a virtual tie. IT'S ON!

Posted by sspomer on 7/13/2018 6:27 AM

Vallnord Practice and Timed Training Highlights

We can never get enough of the Vallnord track, so here's a look back at the first day of training from the steeps of Andorra.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/13/2018 11:01 AM

Trek Expands 29er Enduro Lineup With All-New Aluminum Slash 8 1

The excellent Trek Slash family grows with new materials, new models, and new colors.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/13/2018 2:58 AM

Product Guide Spotlight: Research, Rate, and Review ENVE's Currents and Classics

Carbon fiber components offering toughness, a tuned ride quality, and anti-flat technologies. Quickly view key specs, compare products, see ratings, and more. If you own an ENVE component, consider leaving a review! The Top Reviewer every month earns a $100 award through Jenson USA.

Posted by csteen on 7/13/2018 2:01 AM

Vital RAW - Andorra World Cup DH Day 2 5

Insanity once again from Vallnord, Andorra. Perfect conditions and no shortage of mind-blowing riding from the best!

Posted by sspomer on 7/13/2018 6:55 AM

Bike of the Day: Specialized S-Works Demo 8 3 7

A very special Specialized.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/13/2018 4:19 AM

THE GREATEST DAY - Andorra World Cup DH Slideshow 3

Get fed.

Posted by sspomer on 7/12/2018 8:14 PM

SICKEST VITAL RAW OF THE YEAR - Andorra World Cup Downhill Day 1 20

Not even kidding. Ludicrous track that doesn't make racers feel like they're going to die, primo conditions and everyone frothing. Doesn't get any better than this. #oldmilwaukee

Posted by sspomer on 7/12/2018 12:33 PM

NOT SLOW! Luca Shaw, Andorra Helmet Cam POV 4

Waffle House has been good to this kid.

Posted by sspomer on 7/12/2018 11:23 AM

RESULTS: Timed Training, Andorra World Cup DH

The usual suspects at the top during timed training in Andorra today.

Posted by sspomer on 7/12/2018 8:26 AM

Forest Fun - Daily Shot 1

Botanic boosting.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 7/12/2018 12:34 PM

Freeride Isn't Dead - Commencal Launches the Clash 4

Freerider that pedals or heavy-duty enduro? Forget about the labels, this one looks like it will be a lot of fun!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/12/2018 2:55 AM