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Vital MTB Test Sessions: Four Exciting Electric Mountain Bikes Reviewed Head-to-Head
Vital MTB Test Sessions: Four Exciting Electric Mountain Bikes Reviewed Head-to-Head 3

Curious what you can get away with when you put a motor and a great big battery into a mountain bike? The Specialized Turbo Levo SL, Norco Sight VLT 29, Santa Cruz Heckler, and Trek Rail E-bikes face off in Idaho.

Video: Seasonaires - Ep 4 - Maxime Bruneau 5

See Whistler from top to bottom with Maxime in this episode.

Posted by k.shiz on 11/23/2010 8:20 AM

Fox Racing, Head-to-Toe 4

There's no better excuse to ask for a new riding gear than the holidays, so Fox Racing sent us this budget-minded, head-to-toe racing kit to get dirty in.

Posted by sspomer on 11/23/2010 7:17 AM

Trek’s Active Braking Pivot Issued US Patent 8

This press release from Trek gives the official word that, "Proprietary suspension design now protected by federal law."

Posted by sspomer on 11/23/2010 7:09 AM

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Nicolas Vouilloz Confirmed to Race Urge Cabo Verde 1

10x World Champion, Nico Vouilloz, is back for the Urge Cabo Verde. Here's a quick interview with the legend regarding the event.

Posted by sspomer on 11/23/2010 7:00 AM

Sam Hill Blog Update 2

Sam Hill made a new post on his i-am-specialized.com blog which includes some notes about his Samapalooza 2 party that featured a car jumping party!

Posted by sspomer on 11/23/2010 6:50 AM

Video: Today at the Goldman's Footy Collection 8

I want Jamie Goldman to be called "The Brick" from now on, will you help the name stick by calling him that? Sweet new video from The Brick! Boosh!

Posted by sspomer on 11/22/2010 6:31 PM

X-Fusion Launches New Website

First a new home in Santa Cruz and now a new website. Things are looking good for X-Fusion.

Posted by bturman on 11/22/2010 6:06 PM

Videos: Ray's MTB Park News Updates 1

With the addition of the new Milwaukee Ray's MTB Park, there have been a few major changes to the way things operate. Thanks to the CoolCleveland.com crew, we can bring you up to speed. We're very excited for Ray and his new partnership with Trek.

Posted by bturman on 11/22/2010 5:44 PM

Video: Matt Simmonds & Joe Smith in Speed Kings 5

Foot out flat out on some hardtails. This will get your heart racing.

Posted by bturman on 11/22/2010 4:49 PM

“Red Bull Rampage: The Evolution” Premieres on FUEL TV 4

While this isn't the fresh 2010 footage, it's really cool to see MTB getting more attention on mainstream TV. Keep it coming!

Posted by bturman on 11/22/2010 2:23 PM

Spy Shots: 2011 Intense 951 3

Intense just leaked photos of next year's 951 frameset...

Posted by bturman on 11/22/2010 9:45 AM

Video: Sam Pilgrim Porc Sesh 1

Sam Pilgrim Vs. The Log. He also shreds some dirt jumps after handling the stick.

Posted by k.shiz on 11/22/2010 7:37 AM

Video: Scottish Downhill Series 2010

Catch up with the SDS in this video. Looks pretty sweet to me.

Posted by k.shiz on 11/22/2010 7:34 AM

Forum: DIY and Customized Thread 34

What DIY solutions and bike customization have you done to your bike? Share it and show it off here.

Posted by sspomer on 11/22/2010 7:33 AM

Video: Mike Montgomery, Just Having Fun 10

I think it's safe to say that Mike Montgomery's version of messing around on his bike is considerably different than yours or mine. Insane and awesome!

Posted by sspomer on 11/22/2010 7:26 AM

Forum: U.S. National Champs Rumors 116

This thread is a like a week old and full of speculation and dreams, but hey, why not keep it at the top, hoping that there will actually be a U.S. National Championships of Mountain Biking for gravity events in 2011.

Posted by sspomer on 11/21/2010 5:16 PM

Coastal Crew 2010 Year End Slideshow 3

Kick back and enjoy some great shots from the Coastal Crew.

Posted by bturman on 11/21/2010 2:12 PM

Video: In the Fall 4

A really nice vid from Kelowna to get your Sunday started.

Posted by sspomer on 11/21/2010 4:29 AM

Member Video: Underground Dual Slalom 5

Grass hill dual... how can you go wrong with that? Vital will tell you: you can't.

Posted by k.shiz on 11/20/2010 6:20 PM

X-Fusion Now Calls Santa Cruz Home

As a few employees have already said, “It doesn’t feel like we have moved, but that we have finally made it home.”

Posted by bturman on 11/20/2010 5:34 PM

Get Your Vital MTB Hoodies, T-Shirts and Beanies 13

Lucent Productions has his (with 3 sweet photos to prove it). Get your Vital MTB goods at our Vital MTB store.

Posted by sspomer on 11/20/2010 3:00 PM

Video: The Morewood Kalula On Track 3

The Morewood Kalula is a 7" DH capable bike. In this video, two French riders put it through the paces.

Posted by bturman on 11/19/2010 3:16 PM

Forum: String Bike? 8

Interesting video find by Vital member MrPrometheus. Could there be alternatives to the faithful old chain for downhill?

Posted by sspomer on 11/19/2010 11:52 AM

Win a Custom Demo 7 from Anthill Films / Follow Me 2

Anthill Films and Specialized have teamed up to give you a chance to win a custom Demo 7...

Posted by bturman on 11/19/2010 11:15 AM

Video: Damien Spagnolo 2010 2

This video recaps the 2010 highlights of Mondraker Factory Team rider Damien Spagnolo, including his Top 5 finish at the Champéry World Cup.

Posted by bturman on 11/19/2010 10:10 AM

Wanted: Mechanic for Team Lapierre International 3

How would you like to travel the world and enjoy the company of the world's fastest racers? Here's your chance.

Posted by bturman on 11/19/2010 9:49 AM

Video: Gee Atherton on the 1:04 9

Gee-nius hits up the Dirt 1:04. How fast does he go? Find out...

Posted by sspomer on 11/19/2010 8:04 AM

17 Questions: Jack Fogelquist 14

Jack Fogelquist is a hardworking, resourceful shredder who handles the 17 questions with comedy and laughter...he does a pendulum flip too! The future looks bright.

Posted by sspomer on 11/19/2010 7:31 AM

Member Video: This Is My Life - Rafael Alvarez de Lara

Remember the 2008 4x world champ? Of course you do. The guy pretty much enjoys shredding anything with two wheels...

Posted by k.shiz on 11/19/2010 6:46 AM

Vital MTB Welcomes Brandon Turman 20

Everyone put your hands together for Brandon Turman, Vital MTB's latest staff addition. "Butterman" shreds the bike, the computer and pretty much anything he puts his mind to and we're glad to have him onboard! Add him to your contact list.

Posted by sspomer on 11/18/2010 3:02 PM

Video: Framed - Andi Whittmann 12

Here's an absolutely stunning video from Felix Urbauer.

Posted by bturman on 11/18/2010 8:54 AM

Video: Bike Helmets Don't Keep You Safe 5

This is a lie, they do.

Posted by bturman on 11/18/2010 8:31 AM

Member Video: Laguna Sunset Session 18

While some of us suckers are stuck dealing with winter, the so-cal crowd is enjoying epic sunset sessions.

Posted by k.shiz on 11/18/2010 8:15 AM

Member Video: Brandon Howey & Jack Fogelquist in Aptos 2

Some shredding followed by some trick tips from a couple of talented dudes. Stay tuned tomorrow for Jack's 17 Questions, too!

Posted by k.shiz on 11/18/2010 8:13 AM

Nukeproof Website Goes Live

Nukeproof, makers of that hot-looking new Scalp DH frame that will be under the Chain Reaction World Cup team, has launched a new website.

Posted by sspomer on 11/18/2010 7:56 AM

More T's 4 Steez Photo Contest Winners 16

I told you, there may be winners twice a day or once a month. This time we have 2 great photos that earn Vital MTB t-shirts. Upload your best shots and maybe you'll get some new threads, too.

Posted by sspomer on 11/18/2010 7:05 AM