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New thread P2V Invitational 9/20/2020 3:54 AM

Jonesing for a little webcast elite-level DH racing? Les Gets is putting on an invitational event to replace the cancelled World Cup, and the track seems to be a unanimous rider's favorite already. Head on over to the official Les Gets facebook page today September 20 at 9am ... more »

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New thread Red Bull Formation 2019 - Pushing the Boundaries for Women's Freeriding 10/12/2019 12:37 PM

Based at the old Rampage site and feeding off the same spirit, Red Bull Formation is a brand new women's freeride camp spearheaded by Katie Holden. The riders have been on site digging for three days now, and the first hits are happening as we type these

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New thread Les Gets 2020 World Cup Finals Vital MTB Future Predictor 7/13/2019 11:02 AM

The Delorean famously travels in time at 88 mph, what if jumping 86 feet on a mountain bike does the same thing? We watched today's World Cup in Les Gets, France, and we think we caught a glimpse of the future (either that or it was a speed-induced ... more »

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New thread World Cup Downhill MTB Race Talk 4/15/2019 9:52 AM

From the pits to the track, if you're a racing fan you love nothing more than following your favorite riders as they battle each other during an exciting season of racing - and this is the perfect place to keep up to date with it all! Pre-season training

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New thread DH Not In Cycling World Champs 2023 Athlete Message Video 3/12/2019 1:17 PM

So the UCI has just posted a video with "messages from the athletes" regarding the first ever Cycling World Championships to be held in Scotland in 2023. This event will be the first time 13 cycling disciplines are brought together at one event, and

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New thread Where is the Head Angle Sweetspot for Enduro/Trail? 2/13/2019 8:20 AM

With the mountain bike industry fully in the grips of the "lower longer slacker" fever, it's easy to lose perspective and get carried away by the hype sometimes. For example, when we recently posted an article about Canyon's new Strive, we were somewhat ... more »

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New thread Danny Mac Races a Horse and It's Kinda Lame (Not the Horse) 1/7/2019 12:37 PM

So yeah, the day has finally come when Danny Mac took a project he maybe should have walked away from. What do you think, legit/fun edit or lame duck? https://youtu.be/OhnVJeLFfB8

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New thread 2019 UCI MTB Rules Changes 10/5/2018 6:16 AM

The UCI has recently published an update to the general rules that govern all their competitions, including mountain biking. Here are the main changes that will come into effect on Jan 1, 2019: -In order to avoid any potential confusion around ... more »

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New thread RAMPAGE ON STEROIDS 8/20/2018 11:33 AM

Holy hangtime Batman! Colby Raha sends a terrifying drop on his MX - do we need to bring back the huck bikes to keep up? Who wants a 350mm DH bike raise your hands! @tysonfilms @suicidaltendencies / @xgames @espn A post shared by RAHA(@colbyraha) on Aug 15, 2018 at 4:42pm PDT Broke my collar bone an tore my shoulder on this one in the first week of filming for my #RealMoto part. I had my collar bone plated and was back on the bike 3 1/2 weeks later to finish filming. Brian Morales

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New thread 2018 UCI World Championships Team Announcements 8/1/2018 2:09 AM

In addition to the US and British teams announced earlier this week, here are the teams we know about so far. If you see any further announcements, post 'em up! New Zealand Downhill Elite Women: Virginia Armstrong Shania Rawson (Subway National Performance

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New thread Mountain Biker Jumps the Tour de France Peleton 7/17/2018 9:21 AM

Somebody's done it again! And with a sui no-hander, no less! Mountain biker jumps Tour de France cyclists. #Mountainbike#roadbike#TourdeFrancepic.twitter.com/l5oKwXCLrk— Chris McCue (@MrChrisMcCue) July 17, 2018

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New thread You drive me up the wall... literally! 7/15/2018 10:22 AM

Bryn Atkinson JRA, when suddenly... Lookout Billy! ? A post shared by Pro Mountain Biker ??(@brynatkinson) on Jul 14, 2018 at 9:17am PDT

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New thread Show Us Your Workshop 3/28/2018 11:14 AM

Whether you have a serious shed or just some tools in a dusty corner of the garage, we want to see it. Vital member Braaptor has what looks like a pretty freaking dialed workshop, how about you? Share the tool stoke!

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New thread Are You Going To Buy a New Bike in 2018? 1/19/2018 3:19 AM

It may sound like a straightforward question, and it is. But we also wonder to what extent you feel like the bike industry is coming up with stuff that still warrants frequent upgrading, or whether we're reached a point where it's more about fresh graphics

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New thread What Did Santa Bring You? 12/25/2017 5:42 AM

Alright, let's have a peep, what radness did Santa leave under the Christmas tree for you this year? Share the stoke!

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New thread How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 11/18/2017 1:18 AM

It's no secret that bikes have been going "longer, lower and slacker" for some time now, but let's step back and put things into perspective when it comes to reach. Traditionally, each jump between frame sizes would represent an increase of about 15-20mm

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New thread World's Best Dirt Bucketlist 11/17/2017 8:54 AM

You've all ridden that one spot, that one day, when the dirt was absolutely perfect. Soft yet supportive. Loose yet grippy. Loamy yet fast. So where are your magic spots? Let's build a bucket list of places that any dirt aficionado worth their salt should

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New thread POLL: Do You Also Use Your MTB To Get Around? 11/12/2017 6:45 AM

Here's a question that came to me today, as I rode my (mountain) bike back home after dropping my truck off at the shop (a 1-hour pedal at semi-decent pace): our bikes are great for shredding, but many of them are pretty good at taking you places too.

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New thread UCI Rule Changes for 2018 10/18/2017 1:30 AM

The UCI has just published a set of amendments to its rules, here are the highlights as far as DH is concerned: -a reduction in the number of riders qualified for the elite men's finals to 60 (down from 80 previously). This follows the reduction of women

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