Vital MTB Shop Stop: Go-Ride 12

Starting from a humble beginning in a townhome, Salt Lake City's Go-Ride bike shop was one of the first retailers to focus on downhill-specific product. Now 12 years later, they continue to serve mountain bikers with a wealth of suspension and product knowledge and little bit of fun sprinkled in. Get to know Go-Ride.

Posted by sspomer on 5/3/2010 5:48 AM

Video: ET and Mike B in Santa Cruz 2

Turpen and Mike B riding shiny new Treks down some fun stuff in Santa Cruz.

Posted by k.shiz on 5/2/2010 9:12 PM

Video: Martin Soderstrom 4X Training 11

Martin is best known for his incredible skills on the street and dirt jumps. Now he has taken up 4X racing at the World Cup level, and he's doing quite well.

Posted by bturman on 5/2/2010 11:39 AM


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Video: Sean McClendon Support the Whip 1

Griz gets sideways in Pine Valley. If you've got a nice whip, there may be some freebies available. More details inside.

Posted by bturman on 5/2/2010 11:37 AM

Video: Sam Pilgrim Average Thursday 1

Another 'day in the life' edit by Sam Pilgrim, dirt jump extraordinaire.

Posted by bturman on 5/2/2010 11:32 AM

Member Video: Port Angeles Fun 5

Big Joe Schusler posted up a fun helmet cam clip of the Yeti crew trail blazing in PA.

Posted by sspomer on 5/2/2010 9:19 AM

WINNER: Vital Video of the Month, April 2

The Dreamland Jam by Eric Marciniak takes the win for Vital's Video of the Month contest, presented by Pro-Tec. Eric gets $250 and a Pro-Tec Pro Kit. Props, Eric!

Posted by sspomer on 5/2/2010 9:14 AM

Upside Down and Underground Monster Energy Best Trick 7

Tyler McCaul brings you the action from the best trick portion of Goldman's event. More to come!

Posted by bturman on 5/2/2010 12:32 AM

Video: AlexanderBelevskiy 3

This guy has skills.

Posted by bturman on 5/2/2010 12:19 AM

Video: Evasion Trailer 1

French rippers in Morocco and Italy. Epic settings in this video by the looks of this trailer. Should be good!

Posted by k.shiz on 5/1/2010 2:13 PM

Video: 801 Trails 3

Sick whips and clicked tricks. That's how the boys do it at the 801. Demon Dirt!

Posted by bturman on 5/1/2010 12:32 AM

Coming this Monday, Vital MTB Shop Stop: Go-Ride 4

Here's a little teaser of what's coming on Monday with our friends at Go-Ride...

Posted by sspomer on 4/30/2010 3:03 PM

UCI World Cup Houffalize: Harokova and Graves Win 4X 17

Forum thread started so you can keep track of the Houffalize World Cup 4X event. I had flawless coverage on Freecaster today to watch Harakova win Women's and Jared Graves win Men's 4X. Yeah Grubby!

Posted by sspomer on 4/30/2010 10:22 AM

Video: Giant in Port Angeles 4

Helmet Cam footage from Riffle, Hart, and Rando at the recent opener to the Pro GRT and the first real downhill race of the year since Sea Otter counts for a DH race about as much as the Tour de France.

Posted by k.shiz on 4/30/2010 10:17 AM

Video: Nitro Circus Live Mega-Ramp 1

Awesome action from Travis Pastrana and the meat-chucking crew. Includes Cam McCaul at 2:50.

Posted by sspomer on 4/30/2010 10:12 AM

Video Bike Check: Darcy Turenne's Norco Vixa 7

Vital MTB caught up with Darcy Turenne and got the scoop on her Norco Vixa, womens-specific freeride bike complete with extreme North Shore stunt action.

Posted by sspomer on 4/30/2010 9:52 AM

Video: Mojo Trail Diaries Part 1

UK All Mountain Trails with Danny Macaskill, Joe Barnes and the crew...

Posted by sspomer on 4/30/2010 7:36 AM

Video: DirtTV John Tomac Interview 4

The Legend gets interviewed as he spends a day at that place with not nearly enough vowels in the name...Cwmcarn.

Posted by sspomer on 4/30/2010 7:31 AM


Please wear your helmets everyone. Our condolences go out to the family of this young boy who paid the ultimate price while riding his bike. Please be smart.

Posted by sspomer on 4/30/2010 7:03 AM

Video: This is Arizona 13

Take a look at the Arizona DH scene in this CountourHD video by Erik Nelson. It'll get you pumped to ride. Guaranteed.

Posted by bturman on 4/30/2010 6:26 AM

Video: The Art of "Hucking" 17

I don't know if we could have had a better first failed entry into the Urban Assault Video of the Month Contest. Why is it a failure? Riders not wearing helmets. No helmet, no eligibility. That has been a rule since day 1.

Posted by bturman on 4/30/2010 12:14 AM

Video: Scalazza Track 5

Walter Belli and Matteo Bertelli of the Biciaio/GT downhill racing team on the Scalazza downhill, the best downhill track on the Volcano Etna (Sicily/Italy). (Editor's note: this track looks like gobs of fun)

Posted by k.shiz on 4/29/2010 11:46 AM

May VOM Assignment: Urban Assault 14

Yes, we are actually doing this. Shred your city and neighborhoods on your mountain bikes, film the action and upload your video to Vital MTB and you could win $250 and Pro-Tec Pro's that simple. NOW GET HUCKING!

Posted by sspomer on 4/29/2010 11:41 AM

Video: Start of the Season with the Dirt Norco Race Team 1

Ben Reid and Dan Stanbridge kick things off in 2010.

Posted by bturman on 4/29/2010 9:30 AM

Episode 1: Martin Soderstrom "Man Vs. Machine" 4

Join Martin, Hansen, Semenuk, McCaul, and goofy faced Lacondeguy in the first episode of "Man Vs. Machine".

Posted by bturman on 4/29/2010 8:29 AM

Rye Big Wheels Redux This Weekend 22

East Coasters, get up to Rye Airfield on Saturday for the Big Wheels Redux contest. Get the info here and give a big smile to Lucent Productions, who'll be filming the goods for Vital MTB.

Posted by sspomer on 4/29/2010 8:20 AM

Video: Hackhamtwo 1

Jason Headley and Banshee's Alan Hepburn just released another banger.

Posted by bturman on 4/29/2010 8:15 AM

Video: Andrew Neethling and Pals in Bend 6

Trek World Racing ripper, Andrew Neethling put this rad vid together from some sessioning in Bend, Oregon after the Port Angeles ProGRT.

Posted by sspomer on 4/29/2010 8:09 AM

Video: Allen Stoddard Returns to Racing 1

Never met this guy but I'm always glad to hear about people getting over injuries and getting back on their bikes.

Posted by k.shiz on 4/29/2010 7:21 AM

Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park CNN Feature 1

From CNN to Pinkbike to Vital. Check out a quick CNN feature on Ray's. YEAH!

Posted by sspomer on 4/28/2010 9:19 PM

Video: Blackmountain Morewood United Team Video 2

2/3 of the hipster soundtrack of 2009, new bike assembly, amazing landscapes, and some shredding. What else do you really need in a video?

Posted by k.shiz on 4/28/2010 9:14 PM

Video: Ranchstyle 2010 4

Another snazzy edit from this year's Ranchstyle event. This time it's from Shelby Smith.

Posted by bturman on 4/28/2010 6:31 PM

History Lesson: John Tomac in Re-Tread 1

"Mostly he rides fast.... because he's John Tomac."

Posted by k.shiz on 4/28/2010 2:37 PM

Member Photo Gallery: Turnerdhr23's Snaps

Some great snaps in turnerdhr23's gallery. Check 'em out, then post yours!

Posted by sspomer on 4/28/2010 12:39 PM

Photo Gallery: CRC/Intense Cycles at Elsinore 3

Matti and Kovarik tear it up for your viewing pleasure.

Posted by bturman on 4/28/2010 12:14 PM

Video: Jamie Goldman's Backyard Helmet Cam 2

Jamie Goldman is having a contest in his backyard this weekend. Vital MTB will have photos and videos from the event, but until then, take a ride in the yard with Jamie.

Posted by sspomer on 4/28/2010 9:17 AM