Vital MTB's Product of the Year - Shreddy Awards 9

Vital's product testers smash, crash and bash all the latest and greatest mountain bike products they can get their hands on. One recently introduced product that stood out above all the others for improving your on-trail riding experience was the CushCore tire insert.

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See Vital MTB's Tire Insert Face-Off

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  • Hollywood Gainey

    1/21/2018 7:08 AM

    all I can focus on is whatever that is that appears mid scene at 1:10 hanging from his beard...

  • sspomer

    1/21/2018 11:39 AM

    FINALLY! someone noticed.

  • freebiker

    1/1/2018 8:08 PM


  • bturman

    1/2/2018 12:28 AM

    Cushcore has some interesting benefits over Procore. Read up here:,1841

  • Big Bird

    1/1/2018 7:15 PM

    If only they were just a little bit easier to install.

  • bturman

    1/2/2018 12:26 AM



    1/2/2018 10:57 AM

    just installed this past weekend. Not so simple lol

  • Big Bird

    1/2/2018 6:32 PM

    The first set to come through the shop took three of us to get in. Now the unlucky guy that does most of them has it down to one man and about an hour to an hour and a half for a set.

  • ac1

    1/2/2018 11:21 PM

    I'm not sure what the big deal is. Maybe you guys are putting on downhill tires. The first tire was a pain but since I got the hang of it I've easily installed several maxxis exo tires and recently installed a specialized grid tire with only my hands. The trick is to get as much of the tire on until it gets tight. Then stop. Now get 100% of the already mounted bead pushed in to the center of the tire. This takes a little practice but becomes easy. Then starting at the point furthest from the unmounted part, massage any slack towards the unmounted part. Now you can easily get the rest in with Pedro's tire lever.

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