Vital Tests the All-New Range of 100% Protection 1

With innovative features and cutting edge design, 100%'s entry into the mountain bike protection market has a lot going for it. Read our review to find out more!

Autumn Air 9

Sick trails and golden aspen trees make an afternoon outside of Pueblo, Colorado as good as it gets.

Posted by sspomer on 10/6/2009 8:30 AM

Jump Jam Cancelled - Valmont Bike Park Groundbreaking

FYI, the jump jam isn't going to happen at the Valmont Bike Park Groundbreaking. There will still be a CX event and good times, so go support the effort even if you can't get in the air.

Posted by sspomer on 10/6/2009 6:45 AM

Video: Clemson Collegiate DH and Slalom 5

Check out the goods from this South Carolina collegiate event. Good times.

Posted by sspomer on 10/6/2009 6:38 AM

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George Ryan and the New Slayer-edition Vans! 4

"Adventures of George Ryan" Episode 6 : Slayer. GR laces up his new Slayer edition Vans shoes, and hits the trail called Slayer at Diablo Freeride Park. Guess the soundtrack!

Posted by sspomer on 10/5/2009 6:08 PM

Race for Tara 3 at Northstar this Weekend 10

Get to Northstar this weekend and get your race on to help raise money for the Tara Llanes Road to Recovery Fund and the Christopher Reeve Spinal Cord Research Center.

Posted by sspomer on 10/5/2009 6:08 AM

Bromont Downhill Goodness

The Trumpore brothers fulfill some fall frothing with a sweet vid shot at Bromont this past weekend.

Posted by sspomer on 10/5/2009 5:58 AM

Video: Martin Söderström 2009 Season Recap 5

Just watch this video and start your week off proper, son!

Posted by sspomer on 10/5/2009 5:52 AM

Sticker Contests - Win Free Vital Stuff! 11

Don't forget, there are 2 sticker contests going on. An envelope art contest and a creative sticker placement contest. Get all the details inside and keep sending those SASE's for your free stickers. Contest winners get Vital MTB shirts, beanies and more stickers!

Posted by sspomer on 10/2/2009 7:03 AM

Member Photo Album: Ross Measures

Pro shredder, Ross Measures oozes style and this photo gallery he uploaded has 20 photos from camera-slayer, Harookz, to prove it. Yeah Ross!

Posted by sspomer on 10/2/2009 6:51 AM

Antonym: Kirt Voreis 1

T.Sage had the full Antonym trailer on his iPhone at Interbike and it was sick and you're bumming if you didnt' see it. For now, you'll have to settle for a comedic dose of Kirt "Karoake" Voreis.

Posted by sspomer on 10/2/2009 6:45 AM

The Atherton Project 10 1

You know what's coming...hijinx, good riding, good filming and lots of laughs with the Atherton clan.

Posted by sspomer on 10/1/2009 12:28 PM

Bryn Atkinson and Jill Kintner at Mount Hood 5

Bryn and Jill get speedy at Mount Hood in this fun video. 40.7mph to be exact!

Posted by sspomer on 10/1/2009 7:46 AM

The Sundbaums Tattoo Wilson with the Haro Logo 3

How bad do you want it? Phil and Andy Sundbaum tattoo team mate Wilson with a HUGE Haro logo so he can earn a trip to Interbike. Then they do a little riding at Renton and Fenwick skateparks.

Posted by sspomer on 10/1/2009 6:44 AM

Member Blog: Pumptrack Diary

Member "Budano" just posted up a cool Vital MTB blog about the construction of his new pumptrack. Well done! As Vital MTB member, you can create stories and blog posts like this as well as upload your photos and videos!

Posted by sspomer on 9/30/2009 4:00 PM

Save Apex Park in Golden, Colorado

Apex Park in Golden, Colorado, a long-time staple of mountain biking on the Front Range, is at risk for limited two-wheeled usage. Do your part by making your voice heard through email and attending the local government meeting on Thursday, October 1. Info inside.

Posted by sspomer on 9/30/2009 9:21 AM

hieroglyphFX Frame Graphic Kits 8

Sean "Griz" McClendon just posted up a press release about his new graphics company called hieroglyphFX. Get your whip customized!

Posted by sspomer on 9/30/2009 7:00 AM

The Public Option 17

Finally, Kidwoo comes through, even though his bottom bracket is too low to be any good. A killer hella norcal trails video. Check it! Thanks Kevin!

Posted by sspomer on 9/30/2009 6:48 AM

ANTI Days of Thunder Teaser 5

Those Scanners sure do know how to keep the stoke level at maximum!

Posted by sspomer on 9/30/2009 6:46 AM

Singletrack Schralping, POV Style 1

I took a nice little ride this morning (yes, we here at Vital MTB ride XC and even promote it) and played with some bike-mounted camera angles. Inside you'll find the photos that resulted and what was used to make the shots. Enjoy. Colorado rules in the fall!

Posted by sspomer on 9/29/2009 1:38 PM

Mini-Slopestyle Course Ideas? 15

Got ideas for a mini-slopestyle course? Share 'em here in this forum thread.

Posted by sspomer on 9/29/2009 7:34 AM

Member Photo Album: AlanHepburn

Some killer images of member AlanHepburn posted up here. Share your shots and post your thoughts!

Posted by sspomer on 9/29/2009 7:31 AM

Allout Productions Highlight Reel 5

Epic eye-popping action from Theo and Allout. Get your day started!

Posted by sspomer on 9/29/2009 7:27 AM

Shimano Saint Video 2

A new, high-quality video from Shimano highlighting Saint brakes.

Posted by sspomer on 9/29/2009 7:25 AM

Yeti Cycles Website Goodness

Yeti just put up their 2010 bikes and features pages on their site. FINALLY someone else is utilizing audio in the mountain bike world! Well done, Craig and Reynaldo.

Posted by sspomer on 9/28/2009 11:47 AM

Video: Yeti at Schladming World Cup

Graves, Blenkinsop and Gwin shred the 2009 Schladming World Cup finals.

Posted by sspomer on 9/28/2009 10:08 AM

Specialized at Schladming Video 1

Sam Hill and Brendan Fairclough rip the best track of the season at Schladming.

Posted by sspomer on 9/28/2009 7:22 AM

Member Video: Trumpore's 2009 Mix 1

Member General Lee put up a cool mix of POV footage from the 2009 season. Check it and get inspired to figure out ways to mount your camera!

Posted by sspomer on 9/28/2009 7:08 AM

Santa Cruz Syndicate Schladming Video 1

Check out the action from Schladming featuring the Santa Cruz Syndicate team.

Posted by sspomer on 9/28/2009 6:25 AM

Trek World Racing Schladming Video

Schladming World Cup action from the Trek World Racing team.

Posted by sspomer on 9/28/2009 6:24 AM

CRC Schladming Video

Peep the Chain Reaction Cycles team Schladming World Cup action.

Posted by sspomer on 9/28/2009 6:22 AM

Five Ten Greg Minnaar Shoe 7

Greg Minnaar and Five Ten worked together to make a clipless shoe with Stealth Rubber. Just released at Interbike, Greg gives you the skinny on these bad boys.

Posted by sspomer on 9/25/2009 7:56 PM

Clay Porter Launches New Website 3

Our man with the video plan, Clay Porter gets all tech savvy on us and launches a website in 2009. He reportedly just upgraded his Compuserve account to Netzero, too.

Posted by sspomer on 9/23/2009 12:56 PM

69 Interbike Videos...DONE!

Wow, 69 videos from Interbike! The last video just went up, so go get lost in a sea of product-lusting goodness. Leave your thoughts in the comments and forums!

Posted by sspomer on 9/21/2009 8:07 PM

New Photo and Video Gallery Features

Our new and improved photo and video sections are now up and running. They have more features and allow multiple photo uploads and organization. Check it out and give us your feedback right here.

Posted by sspomer on 9/20/2009 10:33 PM

Sam Hill, 2009 UCI World Cup Winner 8

Congratulations Sam! Sam wins Schladming World Cup with a 4:01.10 and takes the UCI World Cup Overall win. Full update later tonight! Off to Vegas.

Posted by sspomer on 9/20/2009 6:54 AM

Watch the Schladming World Cup Live 1

Watch the Schladming World Cup live webcast right here on Vital MTB thanks to Freecaster.tv.

Posted by sspomer on 9/19/2009 7:10 PM