This Monday: Why Not? Prototype Intense 2951 12

Tune in Monday for the complete feature with Jeff Steber, the creator of this prototype 29er downhill bike and video of the big-wheeled bike in action.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2009 9:46 AM

Video: Sideflight Championships Course Preview 9

The ultimate whip contest is approaching. Griz and the crew are hard at work constructing some huge jumps so the big guns can get sideways!

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2009 8:34 AM

Member Vid: Antoine Dubourgnon 12

Sick slams and super schralping in this video of Antoine Dubourgnon.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2009 8:02 AM

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2010 Race for Tara Dates Announced 1

Mark your calendar for the 2010 Race for Tara at Northstar, October 2 and 3.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2009 7:56 AM

Tyler McCaul on X-Fusion 1

T-Mac will be squishing on X-Fusion suspension for 2010.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2009 7:53 AM

Allout Productions ProGRT Short 1

Here's a rad little quickie video from Allout Productions highlighting the ProGRT in Port Angeles. Get 'em, get 'em.

Posted by sspomer on 11/19/2009 8:26 AM

Member Video: Hawaii Shredding 1

The Hawaii boys are at it again with a ripping video filled with downhill action and box jump goodness. Stokage!

Posted by sspomer on 11/19/2009 8:25 AM

GT Ruckus 7 Spy Shot 9

Twitter is good for something after all. Looks good!

Posted by sspomer on 11/18/2009 7:51 AM

Advice on Building a Step Up 11

Need advice on building a step up? Have advice to give? Participate in this forum discussion...

Posted by sspomer on 11/18/2009 7:43 AM

World Champion, Jared Graves, on 4x, Part 2 6

The World's best 4x racer discusses the current state of UCI World Cup 4x competition. What do you think?

Posted by sspomer on 11/18/2009 7:36 AM

Chaselife Volume 8 4

Aaron Chase lets you in on his life with the non-stop GoPro footage in Chaselife number 8. The intro is pretty rich.

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2009 2:43 PM

Filming Whistler with Anthill in the Forum 4

Recently, Anthill filmmaker, Jonathan Schramm, wrote up a blog on trying to find new ways to shoot one of the most-filmed bike parks in the world.

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2009 2:36 PM

Kona Banger Video 3

Action from the Kona Clump awaits your eyeballs.

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2009 8:21 AM

Video: Aptos Awesomeness 25

Early winter dirt jump awesomeness from the land of the shredders. Watch the video all the way to the end, then comment on it, Twitter it, Facebook it, embed it and spread it around for the world to see. Watch it on your iPhone, too.

Posted by sspomer on 11/17/2009 6:50 AM

Sam Brown Documentary 6

TheSensus has a link to a documentary created by CBC about Sam Brown. Sam was a B.C. freerider who was caught smuggling drugs via helicopter into the U.S. After being caught, he allegedly hung himself while in jail. CBC tells the story and the rumor is that Jason Priestly is going to be making a feature-length film of the story.

Posted by sspomer on 11/16/2009 8:50 AM

Highland S'Ender Contest Voting Results

These were up on Friday, but if you haven't checked yet, go see how you Vital MTBers voted on the Highland S'Ender video contest.

Posted by sspomer on 11/16/2009 8:31 AM

Carnage: Greg Minnaar Speaks on his Moto Injury 3

Last week, Greg Minnaar took a crash on his motorcycle while training for the Roof of Africa Enduro event. He suffered a broken collarbone and had surgery for 'compartment syndrome' in his leg. Greg tells of the experience in this audio/photo feature.

Posted by sspomer on 11/16/2009 8:21 AM

Here We Go Again, 4 of 25 1

Mick Hannah is featured in DH Productions' 4th Here We Go Again trailer.

Posted by sspomer on 11/16/2009 6:55 AM

Member Setup: MHoenisch's 2010 Specialized P3

As a Vital MTB member you can floss your whip! That is slang for "show off your bike." MHoenisch knows this and put up his dialed 2010 Specialized P3 for all of you to see. I know this bike gets shredded because I watched it in action, yesterday.

Posted by sspomer on 11/13/2009 1:14 PM

X-Fusion Side Flight Champs Venue Change 3

The contest is still on, but because so many people think they can get more crooked than the next guy, the venue has been moved. Details inside.

Posted by sspomer on 11/13/2009 12:35 PM

Troy Lee Designs Day in the Dirt 1

More moto-related, but what mountain biker really doesn't like dirt bikes?

Posted by sspomer on 11/13/2009 12:24 PM

First Ride: 2010 Trek Scratch 9 2

A 21 mile, epic descent in Moab was my first introduction to the 2010 Trek Scratch and this aggressive, do-it-all bike was the perfect tool for the job.

Posted by sspomer on 11/13/2009 8:30 AM

Team Fun - Volume 1 7

A-Rev posted a video of the Team Fun crew doing what they do best.

Posted by sspomer on 11/13/2009 7:39 AM

It All Adds Up: Secret Syndicate Session, Part 2 7

Get the scoop in the 2nd and final part of this exclusive, behind closed doors photo/audio feature, as the Santa Cruz Syndicate dial their bikes in for the 2010 World Cup season.

Posted by sspomer on 11/12/2009 5:53 AM

Chris Heath and Blake Carney Sign with KHS 1

ProGRT winner, Chris Heath, and Jr. Worlds rider, Blake Carney, find a new team.

Posted by sspomer on 11/11/2009 11:23 AM

Watch NWD 10, Dust and Bones, on iTunes 4

Is this the future of mountain bike flicks? New World 10 on iTunes...yeah!

Posted by sspomer on 11/11/2009 11:16 AM

World Champion, Jared Graves, on 4X, Part 1 5

4X is on a lot of minds these days, so Vital MTB sat down and had a virtual conversation with Jared Graves about his thoughts on the current climate of gated racing. Take your time and listen to part 1.

Posted by sspomer on 11/11/2009 10:43 AM

Gravity East Sizzle Reel 4

2009 Gravity East Series video goodness. Sizzla, son!

Posted by sspomer on 11/11/2009 8:52 AM

Cob Shreds. 4

Hella NorCal local, Cob, posted some photos that'll make you wish you weren't at work or school.

Posted by sspomer on 11/11/2009 8:35 AM

Minnaar on the Mend 2

Official info inside. Here is Greg's Facebook update from a few hours ago, "Nurse is pulling the drainage pipe out my thigh, not very comfortable. It was about 10cm deep"

Posted by sspomer on 11/11/2009 8:24 AM

Wisconsin Trails Edit 3

A rad edit from some Wisconsin trails, featuring Mike Demarzo & Alec Glasgall, thanks to Thrashbike.com.

Posted by sspomer on 11/10/2009 7:50 AM

Intense 2951 Prototype Photos 12

Jeff Steber sent us some more photos of the prototype 29er downhill bike dubbed the 2951. Check 'em.

Posted by sspomer on 11/10/2009 7:19 AM

Greg Watts Signs with Haro Bikes 1

Crankworx winner and all-around jump technician, Greg Watts, signs with Haro Bikes. Boosh!

Posted by sspomer on 11/9/2009 1:40 PM

It All Adds Up: Secret Syndicate Session Part 1

Go behind closed doors in this exclusive photo/audio feature, as the Santa Cruz Syndicate dial their bikes in for the 2010 World Cup season.

Posted by sspomer on 11/9/2009 10:24 AM

29er DH Tire? 3

Check out the press release for this 2.5 29er tread by Niner & WTB and decide for yourself.

Posted by sspomer on 11/9/2009 9:15 AM

MTBcut's Worst Video Ever? 5

Hey, that's how Stu labeled it...you decide. I kinda liked it.

Posted by sspomer on 11/9/2009 7:57 AM