Liked a comment on the item Oceania DH Champs, Results, Race Action and Interviews 2/14/2018 11:27 PM

Sort of explained in Day 1: https://www.vitalmtb.com/features/Oceanias-Action-and-Audios-from-Practice,2198
But, there were UCI points at stake, it was a Cat 1 event. It's more of a "bragging rights" event v. a special jersey or trophy. It's in the spirit of uniting a region often left out on a global scale...more

Liked a comment on the item The Inside Line Podcast - Curtis Keene, Pro Enduro Racer 1/12/2018 2:14 AM

Excellent talk, gentlemen. As a racer from the old school I was, foolishly and ignorantly, somewhat skeptical of CK a few years ago when enduro racing was gaining popularity in the US. The man has fully earned my respect. Its great to hear first hand how he wound up where he is. He is...more

Liked a comment on the item Gwin, Lacondeguy, and Höll: Three Young Talents 1/6/2018 12:05 AM

Awesome to see YT investing in the future!

Gwin's confidence is also amazing.

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Being 50, it's easy for me to say they're young.

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Added a comment about video DEITY: COMPLETE | Bas van Steenbergen 12/20/2017 6:31 PM
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I just got home from riding all day. It's cold and dark outside right now. All I want to do is go ride...RIGHT NOW!!!

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Liked a comment on the item The Inside Line Podcast - Jeff Steber, Founder of Intense Cycles 12/5/2017 11:19 PM

so now i have to wait 2 extra days before the next podcast drops? thanks a lot...

Liked a comment on the item First Look: Eminent Cycles Haste 11/20/2017 8:02 AM

We include a shock guard with the bike to protect it from mud and rocks

Liked a comment on the item Frames of Mind | Matt Jones Pushes the Envelope 11/14/2017 10:08 PM

I second that. But hey, I drink plenty of alcohol and I know that isn't good for me. I just miss the second part about incredible riding.

Liked a comment on the item Frames of Mind | Matt Jones Pushes the Envelope 11/14/2017 10:08 PM

Holy fk. I have a hard time supporting drinking the trash juice that Red Bull pushes on kids but damn, they're doing great things in our sport. Incredible riding!!!

Liked a comment on the item Frames of Mind | Matt Jones Pushes the Envelope 11/14/2017 10:07 PM

That was, by far, one of the best pieces I've watched in a long time. Cut Media at it again, and Matt raising the bar!

Liked a comment on the item Frames of Mind | Matt Jones Pushes the Envelope 11/14/2017 10:07 PM

Fresh dirt on the take off and landing for every shot? Holy crap that's next-level pro.

Liked a comment on the item Off the Cuff - Neko Mulally 11/2/2017 9:21 AM

Windrock is like a grown ups play ground!You don't even need a bike there to have fun(even though that's blasphemy)Thank you Neko and Sean for letting us have a place to ride all year round.Plus they are both great guys.Win win for us.

Added a comment about video Bell All-Stars: American Mountain Bike Legend John Tomac 10/10/2017 6:15 PM
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We've got that poster of him at Mammoth with the foot out and railing on our wall at the shop I work at!!!

Legend, icon or whatever you want to label him...he's that. And more. When I first discovered mountain biking in the mid-90's, he was one of the first elite racers I knew about and wanted to emulate.

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Liked a comment on the item Bell All-Stars: American Mountain Bike Legend John Tomac 10/10/2017 6:10 PM

John Tomac is the definition of a legend in cycling.

Liked a comment on the item Bell All-Stars: American Mountain Bike Legend John Tomac 10/10/2017 6:10 PM

the OG. say what you will about so many other MTB racers but tomac is the true legend of our sport. i feel fortunate to have been able to see him race XC against tinker, overend, etc. at the original cactus cup (and watch him send 'the ledge' while everyone else...more

Liked a comment on the item Bell All-Stars: American Mountain Bike Legend John Tomac 10/10/2017 6:09 PM

This is a prime example of staying humble, working hard, and staying true to the cause. You're hard-pressed to find a lot of other well-rounded, grounded, and honest role models in sport and life in general.

Liked a comment on the item Bell All-Stars: American Mountain Bike Legend John Tomac 10/10/2017 6:09 PM

I would give both my pinky toes to see a Vital Raw with Tomac! I bet he would still clean up at Kamikaze!

Liked a comment on the item Passes Left & Right! Sam Hill's First Megavalanche on the New 2018 Nukeproof Mega 275 Carbon 9/20/2017 9:33 PM

So good. So in-depth, so close to Sam. The edit, the soundtrack... Everything on point.
Then at the end: Alex Rankin. Of course it is.

Liked a comment on the item The Inside Line Podcast - Sven Martin, Photographer, Storyteller, MTB Superfan 9/13/2017 9:45 AM

just want to say how much I appreciate this podcast series, fantastic work!
Especially getting to know what drives these mtb personalities from all different angles of the industry personally and how they got to be where they are now is super fascinating and creates...more

Liked a comment on the item Rachel Atherton Out of Worlds with Broken Collarbone 9/8/2017 10:19 AM

Wow. Well now my bet's on another certain Brit for the win but how wild would it be to see a dual Ausie brother and sister title on home soil? I have no idea who to root for, so I'm just going to sit back and enjoy the excitement!

Hope Rachel heals up fast and is strong again for 2018.