Ray's Odd Couple Leftovers from George Ryan 1

GnR just put up some leftovers from his Odd Couple filming session with Adam Hauck, Kris Marcum and Jeff Kocsis. Good stuff!

Posted by sspomer on 2/28/2010 4:49 PM

Ross Schnell Video Bike Check 7

We're counting down to the last few hours of February's Video of the Month contest. Member NoahColorado submitted this video of Ross Schnell's tricked out Trek Remedy 9.9 with gadgets your bike doesn't have!

Posted by sspomer on 2/28/2010 3:23 PM

Forum: Top 5 Pedals Out Now? 31

Member Smartiboo wants your input on pedals and I'm sure you won't be shy...

Posted by sspomer on 2/28/2010 10:24 AM


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Tyler McCaul Triple Tailwhip 14

Watch it!!!

Posted by sspomer on 2/27/2010 9:42 PM

Checking in from Chile... 4

Justin Schroth sent over some audio of Andrew Neethling describing his Chilean earthquake experience. The crew was about 300 miles from the epicenter. We're glad you're all ok and our thoughts go out to all those in Chile affected by the quake.

Posted by sspomer on 2/27/2010 7:37 PM

Product Blog: Pro-Tec Gravity Knee Pads 1

See the pads in action and get our thoughts on these pieces of protection in this photo and video-filled Product Blog.

Posted by sspomer on 2/27/2010 7:12 PM

Video: Andrew Strizhak on the Mutantbikes X-Ray 26" 7

Russian rider Andrew Strizhak lets the snow stop him from riding. Errr, hold up. Let's edit that - Strizhak THROWS DOWN in the snow. This is dedication, folks.

Posted by bturman on 2/27/2010 1:49 PM

Video: A Tour of Push Industries 1

Here's a behind the scenes look from the Awesome Land crew at what Push Industries does to tune your suspension to perfection. MOAR SHIMZ!

Posted by bturman on 2/27/2010 12:42 PM

Forum: What's in Your Ears? 19

Do you ride with music? What are you playing when you shred?

Posted by sspomer on 2/27/2010 11:01 AM

Member Photo Gallery: Kevin Smith

Classic Utah freeride photographs await you in this killer gallery.

Posted by sspomer on 2/27/2010 10:54 AM

Member Video: Path of Darkness 5

Member "Black Diamond" put up a video of a wet, rugged trail from parts unknown!

Posted by sspomer on 2/27/2010 10:49 AM

Valparaiso Urban DH Photo Gallery 2

Vital Member Danny Bolivar posted up some sweet pics from the Valparaiso Urban DH race this past weekend.

Posted by sspomer on 2/26/2010 1:45 PM

2010 Ray's Angels Women's Weekend

Get a glimpse of the good times that happen when 150 women take over Ray's Indoor MTB Park in Cleveland. Photos, video and perhaps the greatest opening line to a story in Vital MTB history.

Posted by sspomer on 2/26/2010 4:29 AM

Follow Me Rider Profile: Ben Boyko 2

Check out Ben Boyko's new rider profile from the upcoming Follow Me project.

Posted by k.shiz on 2/25/2010 6:54 PM

MTB Strength Training: The Cure for Arm Pump 6

James Wilson of MTB Strength Training Systems walks through training exercises that will cure your arm pump blues. World Cup ripper, Aaron Gwin stands in as the talent and gives his input as well.

Posted by sspomer on 2/25/2010 9:38 AM

Video: Behind the Pine with Theo Dilworth 5

J.D. Swanguen is killing it with "behind the scenes" videos. This time it's Allout Produx filming with Aaron Gwin, Griz and Ryan Condrashoff deep in "The Pine" with blasting for miles.

Posted by sspomer on 2/25/2010 7:58 AM

Hayes Brakes Releases PRIME Poppet Cam Technology 1

The blurry pixels have been removed! Now you can get a clear view of the most exciting part of the new Hayes PRIME disc brakes.

Posted by bturman on 2/24/2010 6:22 PM

Here We Go Again, 18 of 25 2

GT shredder, Kevin Aiello gets the spotlight this week from DH Productions.

Posted by sspomer on 2/24/2010 2:26 PM

Vital Video Exclusive: Valparaiso Urban Downhill 21

The Valparaiso Urban Downhill in Chile may be one of the most incredible races on the planet, complete with hordes of crazy fans, sketchy obstacles and plenty of sun.

Posted by sspomer on 2/24/2010 11:58 AM

Video Bike Check: notnA's "Everyday I See My Bikes" 7

Custom rap lyrics and Devo-esque music video action? Could this be the next Sneezing Panda or Chocolate Rain internet sensation? Vital members rule!

Posted by sspomer on 2/24/2010 9:51 AM

Video Bike Check: sothatsrevolting's Giant 5

Now this is why the Vital community rules...PERSONALITY! Entertainment and education all in one video.

Posted by sspomer on 2/24/2010 9:45 AM

Stolen Bike Alert... 5

Jimmy from PUSH sent an email about some unique bikes that were stolen. Check this forum post for information and keep an eye out!

Posted by sspomer on 2/24/2010 9:20 AM

2010 ProGRT Schedule Announced 5

Get the lowdown on the 2010 ProGRT right here.

Posted by sspomer on 2/23/2010 6:12 PM

Downhill Skills Camp with Greg Minnaar and BetterRide 4

World Champion Greg Minnaar is teaming up with Gene Hamilton of BetterRide for a three day downhill mountain bike camp at Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City, NV. It's just around the corner and just in time for the race season, so get your spot soon!

Posted by bturman on 2/23/2010 9:03 AM

Escaping Winter, South African Sun Finale 14

Awe-inspiring downhill, epic XC rides, guns, ostriches and more are waiting for you in this final installment from Cape Town, South Africa.

Posted by sspomer on 2/23/2010 7:48 AM

Member Album: Allen Stoddard Shoot by Joshua Kern

Here are twelve excellent photos by Vital member coralcorn of some ripping DH runs with Alan Stoddard. Who says you need both gloves to pin it?

Posted by bturman on 2/23/2010 12:50 AM

Banshee Bikes Releases Paint Schemes for Legend MkII 2

Rob Dunnet just leaked these photos of the various paint options for the 2010 Banshee Legend MkII DH bike. It will be available in Team Red, White with Red, and Black with Green.

Posted by bturman on 2/22/2010 4:08 PM

Forum: iPhones and Mountain Bikes 17

As a new, off-the-back iPhoner, I figured this would be a great time to bring together our bikes and our phones with apps, insights and suggestions. Anyone make an anti-poison oak app yet?

Posted by sspomer on 2/22/2010 11:36 AM

Top 5's with Ray Petro 5

Ray Petro, the man behind Ray's Mountain Bike Park, really just needs one reason for creating the best indoor park on the planet. Special guest appearances by Lisa Myklak, Nadia Steinbercher and Shaums March.

Posted by sspomer on 2/22/2010 9:29 AM

Member Video: Behind the scenes with Theo 7

Get a little peak at a shooting session in So-Cal with Griz and Theo for the next All Out video. Theo- get us a trailer when it's ready! We can't wait.

Posted by k.shiz on 2/21/2010 6:19 PM

Video: Valparaiso Urban DH Track Preview 4

Vital video man, Lucent, is in Chile right now getting the goods from the Urban Downhill in Valparaiso. Here's a quick track preview with Dave Trumpore and Chris Van Dine with more to come from the weekend.

Posted by sspomer on 2/21/2010 5:30 PM

Press Release: '10 Black Market Killswitch Arrives Soon 5

T-minus 40 days 'til the new short travel shred-mobile by Black Market Bikes hits the shelves. This press release gives you a good look at the new ride. Expect big things to happen on this frame.

Posted by bturman on 2/18/2010 9:23 PM

Die Trend, Die. 65

Is winter over yet? No?! Well, thank your lucky stars that other things are indeed over. Discuss the trends you are glad to see dead in the VitalMTB forum.

Posted by k.shiz on 2/18/2010 6:13 PM

Ray's Angels Women's Weekend Update 5

A really quick update after arriving home from a fantastic weekend in Cleveland. More to come...

Posted by sspomer on 2/18/2010 11:40 AM

Member Video: The Rise Teaser by Vincent Allard 4

Allard takes you to the French Canadian streets in this teaser for The Rise, which will premiere in late March.

Posted by bturman on 2/18/2010 7:57 AM

Video: Mark Matthews on the 2010 Banshee Amp 6

Aaron Larocque has done it again - his videos never cease to impress us. This time it's Banshee Bikes rider Mark Matthews tearing it up on the 2010 Amp.

Posted by bturman on 2/18/2010 1:11 AM