World Championships Downhill Course Walk with Rando 12

IT'S ON! World Champs time! Damian Breach and Jared Rando give you a detailed look at the downhill course at the 2009 World Championships of Mountain Biking in Canberra, Australia. Photos and audio make you feel like you're there!

Posted by sspomer on 8/29/2009 11:16 AM

Aaron Chase and his NWD 10 Dirt Capsule

Mark Hayes was kind enough to send over some photos from the Highland Mountain Bike Park, featuring the setup Aaron Chase has for his NWD 10 part. Sick!

Posted by sspomer on 8/28/2009 4:00 PM

Member Setup: VWilliams' Dirt Jump Whip

If you show up to any of the dirt spots in Salt Lake City, Von Williams will probably be there shredding. And he'll have clicked off 4027 trick variations before you even get your pads on. Check out his Superco Charger.

Posted by sspomer on 8/28/2009 7:40 AM

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Member Setup: VWilliams' Jump Machine

If you show up to any of the dirt spots in Salt Lake City, Von Williams will probably be there shredding. And he'll have clicked off 4027 trick variations before you even get your pads on. Check out his Superco Charger.

Posted by sspomer on 8/28/2009 7:37 AM

Cool Videos on Giro's Website

The new Giro website has a stocked video gallery with action and informative tech clips. Put off the work you should be doing and get to watching.

Posted by sspomer on 8/28/2009 7:18 AM

Highland Brodown Showdown Jump Jam 1

Vital MTB is proud to be a sponsor of the Highland Mountain Bike Park Brodown Showdown Jump Jam, slated for Saturday September 5, 2009 from 2pm-5pm. If you're out East, get to it!

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2009 4:14 PM

Diggin' Sideways Holes at Highland

Thanks to McCaul and technology...

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2009 1:54 PM

Video: Evil Bike Rental Car Challenge 7

When a video like this comes in, it has to be in the spotlight. Classic on-the-road hijinx from the Evil Bikes squad. Thanks Lucent!

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2009 11:09 AM

Member Video: 2009 Aussie Nationals from Canberra 4

Jared Gill uploaded this ripping video of the 2009 Australian Nationals to give you a great idea of how the World Champs downhill course runs.

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2009 11:03 AM

Video Bike Check: Cam Zink's Slopestyle Bike 1

Get some laughs, some action and some education as Cam Zink goes through is Felt Compulsion slopestyle bike.

Posted by sspomer on 8/27/2009 6:15 AM

Five Youtube Videos from Canberra

World Champs are right around the corner, and even though I'm not racing (or even going), I'm doing my homework and getting a feel for the venue. These 5 Youtube videos from the 08 World Cup and 09 Aussie Nats in Canberra should provide plenty of study material.

Posted by sspomer on 8/26/2009 7:36 PM

Vital MTB T-shirts and Zip up Hoodies

Do you have yours yet? Get 'em now from the store. Every order gets a sticker pack too!

Posted by sspomer on 8/26/2009 7:45 AM

Dirt Releases Trek Wind Tunnel Testing Story

A few weeks ago the Trek World Racing team went to a wind tunnel for some testing. Dirt has the exclusive goods, so check 'em out. Does anyone else find it odd that all this testing effort and money is spent to reduce wind resistance, yet skinsuits still aren't allowed by the UCI?

Posted by sspomer on 8/26/2009 6:37 AM

REPLAY: Greg Watts, Late Bloomer 5

In honor of Greg's win at Crankworx, here's a replay of 'Late Bloomer' filmed in January and March of this year. Archive footage of a flip double tailwhip, a look at his prototype slopestyle bike, Greg's thoughts on contests, judging and some fun stories to boot.

Posted by sspomer on 8/26/2009 6:24 AM

Matt Hunter follows Brendan Fairclough down A-Line 1

Get a ripper's eye view of A-Line with Matt Hunter and Brendan Fairclough as they scrub and pop their way down.

Posted by sspomer on 8/26/2009 6:14 AM

Kranked Rejekt 7

The Chatel Mountain Style contest in Chatel, France is the focus of Rejekt 7.

Posted by sspomer on 8/25/2009 1:07 PM

Summer of Shred Cali Road Trip

In the first trip of 2009, the Summer Of Shred crew heads down to Woodward West for a session, picking up some new friends along the way and hitting up spots all the way down the west coast. Join Phil Sundbaum and Andrew Taylor for the first webisode of 2009.

Posted by sspomer on 8/25/2009 11:12 AM

Member Video: Cow Trails 1

A Breezy films C Buck riding brakeless at Cow Trails. Short and sweet.

Posted by sspomer on 8/25/2009 9:26 AM

Member Video: New Oakley Pumptrack Video

Craig Stikman Glaspell just put up a cool video from the new pumptrack at the Oakley facility featuring Greg Minnaar.

Posted by sspomer on 8/25/2009 8:02 AM

VitalOTB World Champs - Win an Evil Hardtail Frame...or 2 146

Evil Bikes is putting up one, maybe even 2 hardtail frames for the mega-grand prize for the World Champs VitalOTB prediction game. Play now, it's free and easy.

Posted by sspomer on 8/25/2009 7:31 AM

Member Photo: JPeters Capturing Cob Cornering

JPeters posted up this berm blasting shot of all-around-shredding Santa Cruz local, Cob. Check it out.

Posted by sspomer on 8/24/2009 6:12 AM

Current ProGRT Standings 1

With 4 of 5 Pro GRT events completed, the overall standings are close with Chris Heath and Darian Harvey in the lead.

Posted by sspomer on 8/24/2009 6:07 AM

AllRide Chronicles VII

Lindsey Voreis, our favorite former adventure TV show contestant, sent over this synopsis of the AllRide Tour at Crankworx.

Posted by sspomer on 8/24/2009 6:05 AM

New Profile Crank Color

Profile sent over this shot of their new crank color, hot off the line.

Posted by sspomer on 8/22/2009 9:15 PM

Eric Porter "Fun Check" 2

We invade Eric Porter's garage and dismantled his entire quiver of Haro Bikes and other motorized pieces of fundom.

Posted by sspomer on 8/22/2009 9:10 PM

Insight: 2010 RockShox 7

During Crankworx Colorado, we got to spend some time learning about the 2010 RockShox line up. Enjoy the photos and audio from our little pow-wow.

Posted by sspomer on 8/20/2009 1:24 PM

Matt Hunter and Trond Hansen in Pemberton 2

Hunter and Trond get some POV angles of a riding session in Pemberton, as they escape the crowds of Crankworx.

Posted by sspomer on 8/20/2009 12:22 PM

Yeti Cycles Snowmass Mountain States Cup Video

John "Melon Clapper" Reynolds delivers up a ripping video from the 2009 Mountain States Cup at Snowmass, featuring the Yeti squad.

Posted by sspomer on 8/20/2009 11:39 AM

Member Video: Kalaheo Mix 5

Check out this smooth video from Hawaii!

Posted by sspomer on 8/20/2009 8:31 AM

Antonym - Brandon Semenuk 6

Semenuk is a contest killing machine and Sagerian is there to document his destruction.

Posted by sspomer on 8/19/2009 4:23 PM

Trek World Racing Crankworx Video

The Trek World Racing crew lets it rip in Whistler.

Posted by sspomer on 8/19/2009 4:02 PM

A Full DH Bike in a Duffle Bag? 7

George Ryan shows you how to avoid airline bike baggage fees by cramming your downhill bike into a duffle bag. You can practically carry it on if you watch this video.

Posted by sspomer on 8/19/2009 6:49 AM

Diamondback Ride Highlights: Summer 2009

A variety of footage featuring a good mix of DH and trail riding with the Diamondback crew from their 2009 summer.

Posted by sspomer on 8/19/2009 6:44 AM

USA Cycling Trustee Election Results 2

Press Release from USA Cycling regarding the Trustee Elections. 3970 votes cast from a reported member-base of 60,000. Bummed to see Todd Seplavy just miss the win. Thanks for your time and your voice while you were in there, Todd!

Posted by sspomer on 8/18/2009 7:04 AM

Foot Out Flat Out 2 Teaser 3

Foot Out Flat Out 2 is the new film from Aaron Bartlett and Paul Roberts. Filmed in 3 different continents and featuring the World Cup series and the World Championships in Australia as well as some awesome rider sections in Spain, Canada and the UK.

Posted by sspomer on 8/18/2009 6:45 AM

UK NPS Round 4 Caersws

The course was short, but awesome and Matt Simmonds railed his way to the top of the podium at the UK NPS round in Caersws. Video by MTBcut.

Posted by sspomer on 8/18/2009 6:36 AM