UPDATED PIT BITS - CROATIA WORLD CUP DH 27

Gwin's YT, the Polygon and more added with the prototype Kona in 27.5 & 29, Scott Gambler, new paint on Intense M29...the goods, suckas!

Posted by sspomer on 4/18/2018 7:12 AM

Introducing the OneUp Components Dropper Post 1

The world's shortest, long-travel dropper post is here from OneUp.

Posted by sspomer on 4/18/2018 2:29 PM

CROATIA WORLD CUP DH COURSE PHOTOS 10

Hope you like sharp-ass rocks. Iceman said the course builders are already hiding from a mob of angry wheel builders. BRUTAL!

Posted by sspomer on 4/17/2018 12:18 PM

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FUNN Launches UpDown Stealth Dropper Post

New seatpost goods from FUNN. Check out the press release with all the details.

Posted by sspomer on 4/18/2018 6:44 AM

The Inside Line Podcast - Leigh Donovan 3

American mountain bike racing legend, Leigh Donovan, talks history, sponsorship struggles, anxiety and ultimately getting more people on bikes.

Posted by sspomer on 4/18/2018 6:05 AM

Introducing the All-New 2019 RockShox BoXXer 11

You've seen it on the bikes of the Pros, now it's time to learn what makes it new and different.

Posted by bturman on 4/17/2018 7:00 AM

Vital Rides the All-New Specialized Stumpjumper 44

From 1981 to 2018, the Stumpjumper has come a long way. Launching today, find out what's great about the very latest version right here.

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/16/2018 12:18 PM

Vital Rides the New Race Face Turbine R Dropper 5

To create the new Turbine R, which launches today, Race Face decided to rebadge and tweak one of the best droppers in the world. Find out how it delivers in our review.

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/17/2018 11:00 AM

What Do Riders Think? 10 Tires Reviewed by Vital MTB Members 14

With hundreds of tires to choose from, how do you find the best rubber combo? Vital MTB members weigh in on 10 popular options.

Posted by bturman on 4/16/2018 7:33 PM

Jared Graves & Curtis Keene Testing the New Specialized Stumpjumper - A Vital Exclusive 8

We get lucky enough to spend a day with Jared Graves and Curtis Keene as they test the redesigned Stumpy.

Posted by sspomer on 4/16/2018 9:21 PM

PIT BITS - Pre-Croatia World Cup DH Goods from Maribor 15

Dig in to these snaps from the pits with a keen eye and you may learn a thing or two.

Posted by sspomer on 4/16/2018 11:53 AM

DH RACE ACTION - Pro GRT Port Angeles 5

The slippery sloppy video goods from Port Angeles!

Posted by sspomer on 4/16/2018 3:04 PM

You Can't Deny That Alex Volokhov Has Style 1

Deep in the Mount Prevost woods, you'll find Alex either shaping dirt into art or carving his trusted two-wheeled steed effortlessly through his creations.

Posted by Dylan on 4/17/2018 9:00 AM

Descending the World's Highest Sand Dune

Standing at 2078 meters tall, Cerro Blanco is the world's highest sand dune and Kilian Bron, doing his best Where The Trail Ends impersonation, hiked up to tackle the once in a lifetime, long, sandy descent.

Posted by Dylan on 4/17/2018 8:59 AM

Alexandre Fayolle Not Racing Croatia - Maribor Crash Video

Holy cow! This looks like it should have been so much worse. Thankfully Fayolle is not seriously injured, but he will not race Croatia this week. Gnarly!

Posted by sspomer on 4/16/2018 12:48 PM

Pro Bike Check: Troy Brosnan's Canyon Sender

No gimmicks, no gizmos, just a super-dialed steed ready for skimming the rocks of Croatia.

Posted by sspomer on 4/16/2018 9:20 AM

Commencal Teases New Meta AM 29 2

Commencal's enduro slayer is set to get bigger wheels. Here are a few shots that showcase the the new beast, with more information due to drop shortly.

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/16/2018 9:00 AM

RESULTS: Pro GRT #2, Port Angeles, Washington 2

Magnus Manson and Kialani Hines take victories in Port Angeles.

Posted by sspomer on 4/16/2018 8:26 AM

Losinj World Cup Preview Teaser 3

More preview action from the World Cup track in Losinj, based on footage from previous races held here. We can't wait for the big show to kick off!

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/16/2018 1:58 AM

Bike of the Day: Transition Patrol Carbon 1 5

What do you do when you want a purple Patrol? You paint it!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 4/16/2018 1:42 AM

RESULTS: iXS DH Cup Maribor - Greenland, Nicole Win 9

As Laurie puts it, it was like a mini-World Cup.

Posted by sspomer on 4/15/2018 11:20 AM

WINNING BIKE - Laurie Greenland's Mondraker Summum 3

Taking down some heavies in Maribor.

Posted by sspomer on 4/15/2018 11:54 AM

Product Guide Spotlight: Research, Rate, and Review Dakine’s Latest and Greatest

Nice weather has arrived and the trails are calling. Is your gear ready to answer? View key specs and compare the latest from Dakine. If you’ve been rocking their new goods already, consider leaving a review!

Posted by csteen on 4/15/2018 9:00 AM

Bike of the Day: Specialized S-Works Demo 4 1

Built to party.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 4/15/2018 3:03 AM

Brendan Fairclough's Prototype Scott Gambler 15

We sort of get to check out Brendog's new DH bike, complete with BOS suspension and TRP brakes. The World Cup is almost here!

Posted by sspomer on 4/14/2018 8:09 AM

Sunrise Shred - Daily Shot 1

Some things are worth getting out of bed early for.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 4/14/2018 2:44 PM

MUST WATCH: The Biggest Slice of British Pie 1

It's muddy mayhem and you don't want to miss it, as the best of Britain once again come together to provide riding and entertainment at the very highest level. If you like hucks, ruts, big skids and sick slams, click play now!

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/14/2018 3:40 AM

Product Guide Spotlight: Research, Rate, and Review the New Ibis Ripmo

View key specs and compare the new Ibis long-travel 29er with others. If you're already riding the Ripmo or another Ibis, consider leaving a review! The Top Reviewer every month earns a $100 award through Jenson USA.

Posted by csteen on 4/14/2018 2:01 AM

Bike of the Day: Orbea Rallon R5 4 7

The flying banana edition.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 4/14/2018 6:32 AM

Pinned in the PNW | Josh Gibb 1

Seriously, how good does that dirt look? FSA's Josh Gibb pins it around the Pacific Northwest to demonstrate exactly what the term "hero dirt" means.

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/13/2018 7:34 AM

Bike of the Day: Knolly Warden Carbon 5 7

Built and photographed with love.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 4/13/2018 3:41 AM

We Test the All-New Project Knee from 7iDP 4

Based on a new type of knitted fabric, the Project Knee offers near DH-ready protection in a pedal-friendly and comfortable package. We were given an exclusive opportunity to test it ahead of its release later this spring, and here is our review.

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/13/2018 3:45 AM

Robin Rips the Ripmo 2

Brand new bike = best ever EWS performance. Coincidence? Maybe, but after watching Robin Wallner shred it, one thing is for sure: the Ripmo rips!

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/12/2018 10:49 AM

Sam Hill's Wall Ride - Daily Shot 1

Not only did he hit the wall ride, but he won the race the next day too!

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Posted by iceman2058 on 4/12/2018 11:55 AM

From Pure Darkness to DarkFEST - Five Years of Going Huge

This is the Darkumentary: documenting 5 years of madness as Sam Reynolds and crew build and ride some of the biggest jumps in the world. Strap in!

Posted by iceman2058 on 4/12/2018 12:00 AM

Bike of the Day: Rocky Mountain Altitude Carbon 5 6

Tricked out parts and a clean build.

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Posted by iceman2058 on 4/12/2018 1:39 AM