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Crankworx Garbanzo Downhill Race 6

14 minutes of top-to-bottom Whistler abuse ain't nothin' to scoff at. Justin Leov swoops Chris Kovarik and Sam Hill for the win in one of the most legitimate downhill races of the season.

Posted by sspomer on 8/10/2009 6:37 AM

Crankworx Dual Slalom 2

Kyle Strait beats Brian Lopes in the 2009 Crankworx Dual Slalom Finals in Whistler. Peep 10 photos and audio clips from the race!

Posted by sspomer on 8/9/2009 9:24 AM

Bright as Night Party Pics Gallery

Nearly $3500 was raised at the Bright as Night Party, hosted by Aaron Chase and Vital MTB...check the pics.

Posted by sspomer on 8/8/2009 11:40 AM


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History: Crankworx of Years Gone By

If you don't know where you've come from, how can you know where you're going? 24 photos and 6 videos from Crankworx events of the past...2004-2008. We've come a long way, baby! I'm leaving for Whistler in the morning, so stay tuned for the goods!

Posted by sspomer on 8/7/2009 8:48 PM

Evil Bikes Bromont World Cup Video 4

Lucent Productions put together this killer clip of the Evil crew at the Bromont World Cup. It's nearly 12 minutes and goes perfectly with a chicken burrito! Enjoy.

Posted by sspomer on 8/7/2009 7:18 PM

Trek World Racing Bromont Downhill Video

Bromont World Cup downhill video from Trek World Racing, featuring Needles, Leov and Moseley, ripping it.

Posted by sspomer on 8/7/2009 12:52 PM

World Championships XC Track Preview Video 2

Ben Henderson rides "The Hammerhead" on the 2009 World Championships XC track at Mt. Stromlo, Canberra, Australia. Good to see some technical descents.

Posted by sspomer on 8/7/2009 7:09 AM

Funny blog post at Life Cycles Film site 3

"Shoulda been here yesterday" and dragons carrying golden eggs make this blog post from Derek Frankowski a winner for your work-avoiding Friday morning.

Posted by sspomer on 8/7/2009 6:21 AM

Member Photo: Brandon Semenuk at Crankworx Colorado 4

Member, JBrantley posted a well-lit clicked 360 x-up from Brandon Semenuk during his winning run at Crankworx Colorado. Peep it, son!

Posted by sspomer on 8/7/2009 6:04 AM

Member Blog: Your Bike is Too Light 8

Vital MTB member k.shiz originally wrote this for Littermag and boy-howdy were the comments fun...and interesting? So, why not post it again? If you have major opinions, cool stories to tell or nothing but nonsense, create a Vital MTB profile, get to typing. Maybe your words will end up here on the front page.

Posted by sspomer on 8/6/2009 6:37 PM

Mustache Ride Photos and Video 5

Enjoy 10 killer photos and a fun video from the 2009 Mustache Ride that took place at the Sunset jumps in Lakewood, Colorado this past Sunday. Photos courtesy of Devon Balet.

Posted by sspomer on 8/6/2009 4:09 PM

NWD 10, Cam McCaul Sneak Peek! 4

Cam McCaul does work son! Check out some teasery trailery goodness of his NWD 10 Dust and Bones video part. Can't freaking wait!

Posted by sspomer on 8/6/2009 9:23 AM

Spy Shot: 2010 Manitou Dorado - Aluminum Version 2

This is a new 2010 Manitou Dorado. It's an aluminum version (no carbon bits). This is the first one finished. The weight is 6.5lb-ish. If I say anything more, I'll be shot by Dave Lee or Rich Travis who will be at Crankworx with 2 of these bad boys. Dave and Rich won't shoot you when you ask them for info there.

Posted by sspomer on 8/6/2009 8:11 AM

2010 Diamondback Sortie?

Diamondback posted this photo in our gallery of the 2010 Sortie trail bike. The caption says we'll have for Interbike to see more...hmmm.

Posted by sspomer on 8/6/2009 8:08 AM

A Day with Mike Hopkins 4

Drink some espresso, shred some mulchy goodness, spin some 3's and see what a training day for Mike Hopkins is like.

Posted by sspomer on 8/6/2009 8:00 AM

Video: Fort William Endurance Downhill Race

6 hours of non-stop downhill racing at Fort William? WOW! Stu Thomson from MTBcut just put this video up and wrote that the winner did 16 runs. 16 runs on one of the roughest World Cup tracks? I'll pass. Great vibe, great video...thanks Stu!

Posted by sspomer on 8/5/2009 8:18 AM

New World Disorder 10 Berrecloth Trailer 4

KILLER trailer for New World Disorder 10 (the last of the series) featuring Darren Berrecloth. Gotta say, at Crankworx Colorado, he looked like a new man, riding strong and doing some cool, unique stuff. If that decline cover of his with the massive lookback is any indication, his part should be pretty epic.

Posted by sspomer on 8/5/2009 7:24 AM

Big in Bavaria Highlight Video

Highlight clips from the Mountain Bike category at the Big in Bavaria dirt jump contest.

Posted by sspomer on 8/5/2009 6:55 AM

Andrew Neethling's Trek World Racing Factory Session 88 4

Trek World Racing's Andrew Neethling brings you in close to his factory Session 88 downhill bike with special insight from Fox Racing Shox, regarding their new stanchion finish, found only on World Cup factory bikes.

Posted by sspomer on 8/5/2009 6:43 AM

Member Photo: 360 Table posted by Jeremy 1

Having this whole community backend rules! Wanna know why? Because you all can submit photos and I can get stoked. This pic (and a ton of others) stoked me out.

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 2:41 PM

2010 Fox Racing Sneak Peek with V3R Carbon Full Face 4

You ever notice how many times people spell "Sneak Peek" wrong? Well, we don't and to prove it, we've got some sneak peek photos of the 2010 Fox Racing line, including the carbon V3R full-face helmet.

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 12:01 PM

6 Videos - Bromont World Cup Team / Corporate Videos

The corporate team videos from Bromont are trickling and they're incredible so far. Evil Bikes, Santa Cruz Syndicate, Trek World Racing, Chain Reaction, Yeti and Specialized are in, so keep checking this post for high quality video goodness thanks to the Vital MTB player!

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 9:20 AM

Yeti Cycles Mont Sainte Anne Video

John Reynolds captures the Yeti factory team and the brutality that is the Mont Sainte Anne World Cup.

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 8:41 AM

World Champs 4x/MTX Track preview 5

Glen Jacobs, course designer, takes you through the 4x/MTX track built for the 2009 World Championships in Canberra, Australia. Also got word of a "Pumptrack World Champs" race in someone's backyard in Canberra with $4000 up for grabs. More info if we get it.

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 7:46 AM

Kranked Rejekt 6

Episode 6 features the first leg of a 2009 Euro tour where they meet up with Sam Pilgrim in Hungary for the Balaton Bike Fest.

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 7:31 AM

Vans Warner SPDs back in stock

Just got word that Vans Warner SPD shoes are back in stock, sooner than expected, so get some while they last.

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 7:11 AM

In Print: decline 3D and [R]evolution magazines

Check what's inside the latest issues of the decline and Australia's [R]evolution magazines.

Posted by sspomer on 8/4/2009 7:07 AM

Kona Bikes - Dr Dew Files Episode #7: Fast Pat

In the 7th episode of The Dr Dew Files, the good doctor catches up with Pat White, Kona Product Manger, on his home turf, and lets his riding do most of the talking.

Posted by sspomer on 8/3/2009 2:08 PM

Latest Kranked Revolve Trailer 2

Bjorn and Radical films have released Kranked Revolve (video #8 from his series) and this is the latest trailer. Looks pretty sick...the trains are awesome!

Posted by sspomer on 8/3/2009 6:58 AM

Trek World Racing Video from Mont Sainte Anne 1

The Parking Brothers and Trek World Racing keep the goods coming with their video from the Mont Sainte Anne World Cup.

Posted by sspomer on 8/3/2009 6:45 AM

Team America, Mont Sainte Anne Video

Specialized / Team America video from the 2009 UCI World Cup at Mont Sainte Anne.

Posted by sspomer on 8/3/2009 6:37 AM

MTBcut Video from Bromont Downhill Finals

The downhill finals at the Bromont World Cup were intense and full of drama. MTBcut brings you the video essentials from this epic day in Quebec.

Posted by sspomer on 8/2/2009 9:34 AM

Bromont Downhill Finals Photo / Audio Show 9

24 AMAZING photos and engaging audio interviews from the 2009 UCI World Cup Downhill & MTX in Bromont, Quebec.

Posted by sspomer on 8/2/2009 8:43 AM

Crankworx Slopestyle Course POV Video 1

Brandon Semenuk mounts the Go-Pro to the bars of his Trek and takes you through the Crankworx Colorado Slopestyle course. Alex Pro and Darren Berrecloth make special 'bout the barspin!!!

Posted by sspomer on 8/1/2009 1:08 PM

UCI World Cup: Bromont Day 3 2

22 photos, stellar audio and videos from MTBcut and Dirt mag make you feel like you're in Bromont with the 2009 UCI World Cup!

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2009 10:01 PM

Sights & Sounds from Crankworx Slopestyle Friday Practice

Friday morning slopestyle practice has concluded and it's time for lunch. While we all take a break, enjoy some sights and sounds from this morning!

Posted by sspomer on 7/31/2009 12:27 PM