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Which is Fastest? YT IZZO vs. XC Race Bike
Which is Fastest? YT IZZO vs. XC Race Bike 13

As part of our long-term review of YT's new trail bike, we also wanted to find out just how fast it really is. Jump right in to see if it can go head-to-head with an actual XC race bike, and get some more of our riding impressions as well.

Video: Logan Binggeli, LifeStrength 22

Logan shreds his native Southern Utah terrain in this LifeStrength promo. SHREDDER!

Posted by sspomer on 1/25/2011 3:05 PM

Ricardo Laguna Dirt Challenge at Extremething Festival

The Extremething "Ricardo Laguna Dirt Challenge" is back and MTBers are invited to join in on the competition. You can get your hands on a $5000 purse prize at Desert Breeze Park in Las Vegas, NV.

Posted by sspomer on 1/25/2011 2:34 PM

Video: Dean Tennant Getting Rowdy 4

This is another incredible Aaron Larocque production. How can you not watch it?

Posted by bturman on 1/25/2011 12:57 PM


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2011 Women's Weekend at Ray's MTB Park 1

The Ray’s MTB Park Women’s Weekend is back for the 4th year in a row (and is now twice as great) with TWO stops this year...

Posted by bturman on 1/25/2011 12:43 PM

JRA: Jim Tharp 12

Jim Tharp is the first subject of the new Vital MTB video series, Just Ridin' Along.

Posted by sspomer on 1/25/2011 11:26 AM

Video: Unlimited 3 2

Unlimited 3 is a Polish production made by Krzysztof Uniwersał. If you've been yearning for something longer than your typical three minute web edit, this video is for you. It showcases several talented downhill, dirt jump, free ride, and park riders. Enjoy!

Posted by bturman on 1/25/2011 11:00 AM

Video: New Zealand Shred 2

Daniel Lyons recently took a riding trip to New Zealand, and he speaks very highly of his experience. This video captures some of the amazing scenery and trails the island country has to offer.

Posted by bturman on 1/25/2011 10:06 AM

Kona Project: Season 2 - Episode 2

Episode 2 focuses on the Kona squad's recent race at Mt. Baw Baw, Victoria, where Connor Fearon lit up the race course with a 2nd place finish.

Posted by bturman on 1/25/2011 9:34 AM

Forum: Ideal Trail Bike Head Angle? 18

Most people cry slack, slack, slack, but what's your ideal all-mountain/trail bike head angle?

Posted by sspomer on 1/25/2011 9:12 AM

Rich Houseman Race Report: Fontana 2

The Big House gets on the podium and shares this race report from Fontana Winter Series #2.

Posted by sspomer on 1/25/2011 8:55 AM

Video: Evening At Transgression

Riding park under the gross green glow of fluorescent lights is better than no winter riding at all, and it doesn't seem to stop this guy from blasting and lip-tricking his way into the night.

Posted by k.shiz on 1/25/2011 8:53 AM

Daily Shot: Tuesday

Tuesday's daily shot is of Alan Hepburn doing his thing at Goatstyle. Photo credit to Jason Headley.

Posted by bturman on 1/25/2011 12:06 AM

Video: Aaron Chase 360 Flip Tap 7

Chase headed out to Woodward to "get sweet!"

Posted by sspomer on 1/24/2011 3:20 PM

Dates Set for 2011 Tara Llanes Classic 2

Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort again to host the TLC MTB downhill race, September 24-25, 2011.

Posted by sspomer on 1/24/2011 11:32 AM

Video: Zink Shuts The Front Door 4

This is old news but worth a re-watch. Zink gets one of the more interesting sports announcements since "boom goes the dynamite."

Posted by k.shiz on 1/24/2011 9:37 AM

DH with Semenuk, TMac, R-Dog & KJ 34

Brandon Semenuk, Tyler McCaul, Ryan Howard and Kyle Jameson shred downhill in this exclusive edit by Devin Schmitt and Justin Brantley. 'Nuff said.

Posted by sspomer on 1/24/2011 9:05 AM

Photo Chop Contest Gallery - YOU'RE ALL KILLING IT! 30

The gallery is growing. As the week goes on, the creativity flows! So many great entries. Submission deadline is this Friday at 5pm PST.

Posted by sspomer on 1/24/2011 8:45 AM

Daily Shot: Monday

Monday's daily shot is of Mike Montgomery absolutely BLASTING out of a quarter pipe.

Posted by bturman on 1/23/2011 11:47 PM

Vital MTB Photo Chop Contest 6

Geoff Gulevich is ready to be ridiculed so you can win a Pro-Tec Pro Kit in our first (and not last) Photo Chop Contest. No weather excuses for you all this time!

Posted by sspomer on 1/23/2011 10:31 AM

Video: From Steel 2

DANG. This will probably be the coolest thing you'll see all week. Maybe longer.

Posted by k.shiz on 1/23/2011 9:44 AM

Video: Unexpected Thursday 15

Those zany guys from The Rise are back with their prototype large wheeled bmx bikes with some street and park antics.

Posted by k.shiz on 1/23/2011 9:36 AM

Daily Shot: Sunday

Hey rusty, your killer pan of Jack Reading is Sunday's daily shot. Nice work!

Posted by bturman on 1/23/2011 3:12 AM

Member Video: Logan Mulally Gets Grilled 1

Logan weighs in on his 2011 plans, his big brother Neko, and more in this user contributed interview.

Posted by bturman on 1/22/2011 4:06 PM

2011 iXS Gravity Events

The iXS Downhill Cup dates and a video teaser have been released. Get the scoop here.

Posted by bturman on 1/22/2011 3:53 PM

Daily Shot: Saturday

This upload by Phunkt was selected as Saturday's Daily Shot. Was it a mistake? Who knows. It's cool regardless.

Posted by bturman on 1/22/2011 1:44 AM

More Underground Dual Slalom from England 1

Dual Slalom, best race format of all time...

Posted by sspomer on 1/21/2011 5:39 PM

Video: Stan Shaw's New Bike

Trials shananagins care of Brit ripper Stan Shaw on some wet rocks while getting used to a new ride.

Posted by k.shiz on 1/21/2011 4:12 PM

Covering Supercross is 100% Pure Danger 8

Does this remind anyone else of Peter Griffin and Family Guy? Richness.

Posted by sspomer on 1/21/2011 1:48 PM

Video: Zumbi Electric DH Bike 6

Another motorized DH bike concept in the form of a Zumbi F44 with electric motor. Do you like it?

Posted by sspomer on 1/21/2011 12:46 PM

Video: Finally 2, Part 1 by DirtTV 6

The 106th and Parkin Brothers let 'er rip in the first installment of Finally 2. Peaty, Trek, Gee and Sea Otter flash before your eyes as you avoid work.

Posted by sspomer on 1/21/2011 8:33 AM

Post Office Gold 20

Justin Brantley and Devin Schmitt capture the golden moments with Semenuk, Howard, Fogelboost and the crew in Aptos as they redefine the meaning of Winter Wonderland.

Posted by sspomer on 1/21/2011 8:26 AM

Martin Soderstrom on Specialized 7

The shredding scanner slides to Specialized for 2011.

Posted by sspomer on 1/21/2011 7:57 AM

Video: Team MIA Santa Cruz in France

Team MIA Santa Cruz set off in the stunning mountains of France to bring you this mini video. The scenery, fast pace, and quality editing will surely make you want to ride.

Posted by bturman on 1/21/2011 4:51 AM

Daily Shot: Friday

Congratulations, lanvo! Your photo of Aaron Gwin was selected as Friday's Daily Shot.

Posted by bturman on 1/21/2011 4:04 AM

Video: The History of Oakley 9

Did you know that Oakley started out by making BMX grips? Thanks to the guys at Defrip, you can take a look back at the history of Oakley, one of the most iconic eyewear brands of all time.

Posted by bturman on 1/20/2011 10:48 AM

Teva Releases New Shoes, Sponsors Kokanee Crankworx 3

It looks like Teva is now fully committed to the freeride mountain bike scene. They've just released two new mtb shoes, announced sponsorship of the Best Trick Competition at Kokanee Crankworx, and formed a freeride team including Cam McCaul, Kurt Sorge and Jeff Lenosky.

Posted by bturman on 1/20/2011 10:17 AM