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Flashback Friday World Cup Action: 1998 Les Gets Dual Slalom and Downhill

In 1998 the body armor was plentiful but traction at Les Gets was not. Either way, World Cup racing always delivers action and drama!

Posted by BHowell on 7/3/2020 5:00 AM

Lenzerheide World Cup Officially Cancelled

Already rescheduled, the organizers have made the difficult decision to cancel the Lenzerheide stop of the 2020 UCI World Cup Series.

Posted by BHowell on 7/3/2020 7:05 AM

Big Ride This Weekend? The Pro Bar Meal On the Go is the Answer

Little chocolate donuts are great but sometimes you need some real food to get up the hill. Pro Bar has your back.

Posted by BHowell on 7/3/2020 6:00 AM

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Terrorizing Sun Peaks Resort with Jesse Melamed and Co. 2

If you ride a mile uphill every time Jesse Melamed laughs, you'll "Everest" in no time!

Posted by BHowell on 7/3/2020 4:00 AM

Bike of the Day: Mongoose Fireball ("Trail") 1 6

How to repurpose your old DJ frame to make a perfect trail bike for an 11-yr old!

Presented by All Mountain Style. Add your ride to our Bike Check section!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/3/2020 1:23 AM

VITAL RAW - SCHLADMING #NotARace - iXS Test Session Day 1 4

Wyn Masters, you genius.

Posted by sspomer on 7/2/2020 7:37 PM

Sprindex Adjustable Coil Reviewed - Find Your Perfect Spring Rate! 6

This clever on-the-fly adjustable coil spring system is a simple solution to an age-old problem.

Posted by bturman on 7/2/2020 10:34 AM

Commencal Launches 27/29 Supreme (and There's a Launch Edit with Amaury You Can't Miss) 6

Seems like the Commencal team is going to be racing on mullets this year, if we get to go racing again. Now you can buy the same bike as well!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/2/2020 9:00 AM

Full AXS, $6,499 - Nukeproof Launches Limited Edition Reactor 290c WORX Model

Top-shelf parts and a gorgeous frame finish earn this bike the proper WORX title.

Posted by BHowell on 7/2/2020 1:00 AM

Bike Check: Brendan Fairclough's Scott Ransom 2

Things got a bit sideways for Brendog so he had to improvise this one.

Posted by BHowell on 7/2/2020 12:33 PM

Final in Finale - Daily Shot 1

Epic trail, epic views!

Want a chance to see your work featured for Daily Shot? Upload here.

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/2/2020 2:02 PM

Riding Dirt Waves in Utah with Alan Mandel

Alan Mandel headed to Utah in search of some dirt surfing, did he get totally barreled or what?

Posted by BHowell on 7/2/2020 7:54 AM

U.S. MTB National Champs and Other USAC Events Canceled

More on the chopping block.

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2020 1:46 PM

Bike of the Day: Transition Patrol 1 10

Alloy frame and coil suspension - built for having fun!

Presented by All Mountain Style. Add your ride to our Bike Check section!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/2/2020 2:13 AM

*Mountain Biking Capital of the World* is Legally Bentonville, Arkansas 24

The trademark says it all. What do you think about this?

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2020 11:47 AM

Forum: Flatlanders - How's That Modern Bike Working for You? 37

Will today's modern geometry with slacker headangles and stretched out reach be fun in flatter, chunkier terrain? Vital member, smelly, wants to know.

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2020 7:08 AM

Race Day Photo Blast - #USDH NW Cup Tamarack 3

The kids today...

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2020 10:45 AM

Vital Bikes of the Month, June 2020

29 sick steeds made off with Vital's coveted Bike of the Day award in June 2020

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2020 10:03 AM

Sea Otter Classic Canceled

The rescheduled Sea Otter event this fall has been canceled.

Posted by sspomer on 7/1/2020 9:38 AM

BrakeAce Wants to Help You Get Faster With Their Braking Analysis System 2

Are you dragging your brakes or hitting them in turns? This data acquisition system helps you ride faster by pinpointing key moments on the trail and ways to improve.

Posted by bturman on 6/30/2020 11:00 PM

How Many Baguette Lengths is the Jump? - Metailler and Barelli Are Awesome

These two incredible French riders have entirely too much fun on some of Pemberton's finest.

Posted by BHowell on 7/1/2020 8:59 AM

Railing Rut Stuff With Neko Mulally 1

Freshly cut and well-watered, Neko unloads at full speed in this raw edit.

Posted by BHowell on 7/1/2020 10:17 AM

Freeride's Heavy Hitters Play B.I.K.E. at Highland Resort

DJ Brandt, Ethan Nell, Reed Boggs, and Nicholi Rogatkin square up at Highland for some fun.

Posted by BHowell on 7/1/2020 9:59 AM

Now That’s a Good Deal! 🤑

Fasthouse Fastline Star Jersey – A comfortable, lightweight, and breathable jersey. Perfect for your summer rides. Now $27 (40% off) at Jenson USA.

Posted by csteen on 7/1/2020 11:33 AM

Bike of the Day: Rocky Mountain Instinct BC 1 6

Cool customization.

Presented by All Mountain Style. Add your ride to our Bike Check section!

Posted by iceman2058 on 7/1/2020 9:25 AM

Get Rowdy in the All-New Handup Super Stretch Jorts! 4

From your dropper post to the barstool, the new Handup Jorts have you covered.

Posted by BHowell on 7/1/2020 7:00 AM

The Hard Way - Connor Fearon Gets Rowdy on His Hardtail

Fearon goes all-out on his Kona Honzo, who needs rear suspension anyway...

Posted by BHowell on 7/1/2020 1:00 AM

Transition's Lightest Bike Ever - Meet the All-New Spur 6

Super lightweight, all the right numbers and smart builds make this new 120mm-travel 29er ready to Giddyup!

Posted by BHowell on 6/30/2020 1:00 AM

Yeti Introduces the SB115

Building off the success of their SB100 cross-country bike, Yeti is back with a little more travel to take on rowdier rides.

Posted by bturman on 6/29/2020 11:00 PM

Commencal's New Clash Kids Range in Action

Three bikes, three incredible young riders!

Posted by BHowell on 6/30/2020 9:27 AM

Ride With Finn Iles - POV of Nelson BC's Longest Descent 3

Finn takes you for a ride down Powerslave, an iconic downhill in Nelson, British Columbia.

Posted by BHowell on 6/30/2020 8:54 AM

Transition Spur in the Pits at Tamarack

Cool stuff be hidin' everywhere.

Posted by sspomer on 6/30/2020 9:18 AM

Bike of the Day: Revel Rail 5 20

Revel in the build!

Presented by All Mountain Style. Add your ride to our Bike Check section!

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/30/2020 4:22 AM

NW Cup #USDH National Tamarack Race Video 2

Rallying and roosting from Tamarack!

Posted by sspomer on 6/30/2020 7:35 AM

Member Review: 7iDP Transition Knee Pads

"The most comfy pedally-pads I've ever tried," says Vital member megatryn.

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 6/29/2020 6:11 PM

Commencal Launches the 2021 Clash 6

With 27.5-inch wheels, long travel and completely revised geometry and kinematics, Commencal's freerider do-it-all gets the 2021 overhaul.

Posted by iceman2058 on 6/29/2020 9:00 AM