Val di Sole DH/4X Qualifiers 4

Fantastic photos and audio from Val di Sole World Cup...Sven and Gary come through once again.

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2010 6:36 AM

LIVE! Val di Sol UCI World Cup 4X

The show is over, folks. Thanks for watching the race live on Vital MTB!

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 9:28 PM

Gallery: Crankworx Colorado Qualifiers by Long Nguyen

20+ great photos from slopestyle seeding. Pick one for your new desktop background.

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 8:57 PM

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Gallery: The New Intense M9-FRO 1

Ummmm . . . SICK! Check out the newest world cup race rig from Intense, due October 2010.

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 8:51 PM

Video: Crankworx Colorado Slopestyle Qualifiers 8

Cameron Zink earns the highest score of the day as the Slopestyle event at Crankworx Colorado gets underway without a drip of rain.

Posted by sspomer on 7/30/2010 8:11 PM

Video: MTBCut Val Di Sole Qualifiers 1

Those holes are getting really big. Awesome.

Posted by k.shiz on 7/30/2010 4:17 PM

2010 Val di Sole UCI World Cup 4X Qualification Results

Anneke Beerten and Roger Rinderknecht take the number one spots at the Val di Sole UCI World Cup 4X qualifying.

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 12:31 PM

Video: Crankworx Colorado Slopestyle Practice by GoPro 2

Check out the slopestyle course at Crankworx Colorado with Andrew Taylor, Cam McCaul, and Kelly McGarry.

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 9:50 AM

Video: Crankworx Colorado Dual Slalom by GoPro 2

Check out the action from Crankworx ColoRADo. Fyi, the slopestyle course is drying out pretty well, so stay tuned for some live action coming at ya!

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 9:43 AM

Video: Garett Buehler 1

Kamloops, pov style.

Posted by k.shiz on 7/30/2010 9:17 AM

Video: Val di Sole Comedy Track Walk

Adam Brayton from the Banshee/Mythic factory team is back getting the inside scoop at Val di Sol, showing the secret hucks, treehouse viewing platforms and local wildlife... what else do you need? Oh yeah... a track walk before this weekends WC.

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 8:11 AM

2010 Val di Sole UCI World Cup DH Qualification Results 9

Gee and Ragot pull off the top spots, but Blenki and Gwin weren't very far off Gee's time. With these results, Minnaar loses his series lead to Gee. Could get interesting come finals day!

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 7:12 AM

Video: Naish Ulmer Athlete Profile by DarkTimbers 7

Naish rips, and so does this edit.

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 6:19 AM

Video: Fabien Pedemanaud Helmet Cam at Val di Sole 2

So rough!

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 6:10 AM

DirtTV: Val di Sole DH Practice 2

Dusty one minute, slippery mud the next. We hear it's back to dust now for qualifiers, maybe the riders will get that dry race they've been praying for?

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 6:09 AM

DirtTV: Val di Sole 4X Practice 1

"Slow motion gold from the Porkinsons."

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 6:04 AM

Video: Val di Sole Practice by TriRide

Greg Minnaar goes down pretty hard in this one. Will he fight back for the finals?

Posted by bturman on 7/30/2010 5:59 AM

Video: What do we do when Slopestyle is Postponed? 4

Ryan Meyer, Semenuk, Zink, and the rest of the crew found a fun way to pass the time due to a postponed slopestyle event at Crankworx Colorado. If you're ever at Winter Park, give it a whirl.

Posted by bturman on 7/29/2010 6:12 PM

Val di Sole World Cup DH Practice 1

Rain, shine, mud, duff...the World Cup just keeps on playing tricks. Epic photos and audio from Sven and Gary from the first DH practice session.

Posted by sspomer on 7/29/2010 5:28 PM

Prototype: Specialized's 1x6 Experiment 12

30 to 32 tooth chainrings up front for maximum clearance with a 9x17 6-speed cluster in the back. How does it work? Find out.

Posted by sspomer on 7/29/2010 2:30 PM

Crankworx Colorado Pro Slalom Results 5

Brian Buell was just edged out by Jason Memmelaar who took the Pro Slalom win in Colorado. Jill Kintner also beat Melissa Buhl for the Women's title. Who else made the finals? Find out inside.

Posted by bturman on 7/29/2010 2:11 PM

Video: MTBCut Day 1 Of Val Di Sole

Looks like that mountain didn't slack out any. Still steep. Still full of big holes. Would be gross if (or more like when) it turns into World Cup mud.

Posted by k.shiz on 7/29/2010 1:34 PM

Val di Sole World Cup, Day 0 1

Epic Lake Garda singletrack between Champery and Val di Sole fills the gaps of track walk and talk goods from the latest World Cup round in Italy.

Posted by sspomer on 7/29/2010 9:07 AM

Video: Crankworx Colorado Slopestyle Practice by SickLines 4

It's only Wednesday (well it was), and Watts is already throwing double trucks off the whale tail. Things could get nutty this week!

Posted by bturman on 7/29/2010 8:45 AM

Spotted: Honda RN01 31

As seen at Keystone yesterday. Crazy.

Posted by sspomer on 7/29/2010 8:22 AM

Photos: Northstar Dirt Jumps

The Kid that Woos you is trying to get in your pants with these tempting shots of the new dirt jump stuff recently built at Northstar. It's built to provide you with a nice small bike balance with the tables and rocks you hit on your big bike there all day.

Posted by k.shiz on 7/29/2010 7:53 AM

Video: When a BMXer Goes Mountain Biking (on his BMX) 9

Is this what happens when you combine mtb terrain and bmx?

Posted by bturman on 7/29/2010 6:40 AM

DirtTV: Val di Sole Track Walk 5

Cedric about sums it up for ya: "It's manly. Need to have balls!" Fingers crossed it stays dry.

Posted by bturman on 7/29/2010 6:10 AM

Did You Know? How to Connect Vital MTB to Facebook

It's super easy. If you have a Facebook account, you can share your activity on Vital MTB with your Facebook friends. Here's how.

Posted by bturman on 7/28/2010 12:52 PM

Video: Lapierre at Champery

Blenkinsop qualified first and ended up 4th. Check the recap.

Posted by sspomer on 7/28/2010 12:09 PM

Quick Griz Update 12

A little update about the whipmaster from Pine Valley who went under the knife again yesterday to fix up some bones injured at National Champs.

Posted by sspomer on 7/28/2010 10:58 AM

2011 Haro Bikes Debut 2

Haro debuted their 2011 line last week and these bikes got us pumped. Find out why.

Posted by sspomer on 7/28/2010 10:12 AM

Video: The Home Invasion Jump Jam 1

Ahhh... look at all those wheel sizes getting along at the backyard trails.

Posted by k.shiz on 7/28/2010 8:11 AM

Video: Allride Academy in Bend 4

Kirt Voreis and the Allride crew tearing up the Bend area. Props to Tsage for the video.

Posted by bturman on 7/28/2010 7:52 AM

Crankworx Colorado LIVE! 20

Slopestyle finals are scheduled for Saturday at noon (Mountain Time), so tune in here for the action!

Posted by bturman on 7/28/2010 7:47 AM

Video: Kenda Playbiker Champery 2

More Champery goodness with Nathan Rankin, Shaun O'Connor and Wyn Masters.

Posted by sspomer on 7/28/2010 7:06 AM