Ryan Mills: Four Years Sober
Ryan Mills: Four Years Sober 0

Four years ago, former pro rider Ryan Mills took his last hit of heroin. Today, Ryan talks staying sober, avoiding temptation, helping fellow riders who are struggling, and the impact recent events have on those suffering from addiction.

Josh Perry & Dan Foley Video 59

Two recent Greenville transplants who can do anything on a BMX bike, or at least that's how it looks in this video.

Posted by Losey on 1/19/2009 7:10 AM

Simpel Session Results 21

Garrett Reynolds took home the win in Estonia for the second year in a row. Are you surprised? Didn't think so.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2009 3:06 AM

New Superstar Site

Superstar just launched their new and improved website. Check out all of their new frames and parts!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2009 2:58 AM

THE SHOP
Member Photo: Mike Payne Barrel Roll Transfer 19

This is completely insane.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2009 2:53 AM

Member Video: Kamal Faraj Session 20

Kamal Faraj from France came through with some awesome combos in this new video. Check it out.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/19/2009 2:50 AM

Member Video: Chad Kerley Winter Edit 50

The young ripper from San Diego comes through with even more awesome riding. Check it out.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/17/2009 12:29 PM

Josh Hult Redline Teaser 17

Check out some riding from Josh Hult at Woodward West and some cement parks in Las Vegas.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/16/2009 12:23 PM

Shane Weston Edit 36

New video of Shane Weston courtesy of Hoffman Bikes.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/16/2009 12:13 PM

Brandon Dosch on Redline, Q&A 3

Redline has officially added Michigan-based shredder Brandon Dosch to their pro team. Brandon had a big year last year and doesn't show any signs of slowing down anytime soon. We recently asked him a few questions about riding for Redline and what he's been up to; click here to see what he had to say.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/16/2009 11:58 AM

The Big Big BMX Show Episode 5 219

Episode 5 of The Big Big BMX Show in effect. Cory Nastazio interview, girls who shred, and even more. Don't miss the first four episodes—get on it. And you know Haro is kicking down a free bike to one lucky Vital BMX Member.

Posted by Losey on 1/16/2009 7:06 AM

Ben Wallace Update 7

We had a chance to catch up with Ben Wallace and see what he had to say about parting ways with Haro Bikes and his recent knee surgery. Check it out.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 5:34 PM

Mike Ardelean Q&A

Mike Ardelean has a Q&A up over on the Verde blog. Click here to check it out.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 5:02 PM

Vince Kroff on Profile Flow; Q&A

Profile has added Portland, Oregon shredder Vince "The Crusher" Kroff to their flow team. They posted a few photos of Vince and his bike along with a Q&A and their site. Click here to check it out!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 4:51 PM

Nigel Sylvester and Raul Ruiz on Dan's Comp

Dan's Comp has added Nigel Sylvester and Raul Ruiz to their team. Raul was also recently added to Failure's pro team. Click here to check out their new bios on the Dans Comp site!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 4:43 PM

Colin Mackay Video Bike Check 19

Get all of the specs on Colin's Haro Convert and check out some awesome riding from Greenville afterword. The last trick is ridiculous!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 10:23 AM

Member Photo: Mike Payne Handplant 20

Mike Payne with a wild looking handplant on the biggest spine in Las Vegas. This is nuts.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 10:10 AM

DK Team In Salt Lake City Video 6

Brian Hunt, Charlie Bowers, and Drew Bezanson riding Matt Beringer's backyard in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 10:06 AM

Rooftop On The Tonight Show Tonight

Rooftop is going to be on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno tonight doubling Kevin James in a skit promoting their new movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop. Click here for all of the info.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/15/2009 9:59 AM

Member Video: Germain New Edit 22

This is the second time Germain has uploaded a homepage-worthy video to Vital. Great stuff.

Posted by Losey on 1/15/2009 9:19 AM

Dan Sieg Frontflip Double Barspin Q&A 15

Dan Sieg's frontflip double barspin was hands-down, one of the best tricks that went down in 2008. We recently asked Dan a few questions about what it took to make it happen.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/14/2009 8:47 PM

Ben Wallace Off Haro 14

Haro Bikes and Ben Wallace have parted ways; click here for a statement from Haro team manager Tony D.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/14/2009 12:02 PM

Nigel Sylvester Bike Check

Check out Nigel Sylvester's bike courtesy of MirraCo.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/14/2009 11:27 AM

Stolen's Troy Merkle Video 15

Stolen just posted its new Troy Merkle video online. Hit the link and check it out.

Posted by Losey on 1/14/2009 11:11 AM

Harry Main Flair To Footjam Video

Harry Main legitimately did a flair to footjam! This is unbelievable. Wow. Watch it.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/14/2009 11:06 AM

Shadow Winner from The Big Big BMX Show 8

Thanks to everyone who has entered to win in all of our contests from The Big Big BMX Show. The winners for each contest have been posted in the Comments for each episode, but to make things easy on you, here is the winner of the Shadow Conspiracy prize pack from episode four.

Posted by Losey on 1/14/2009 7:55 AM

The BMX Worlds are Coming this Summer

There are few events in BMX that can match the fun you will have at the Freestyle World Championships in Cologne, Germany. The European crew can ride and party like you won't believe. Watch their site for this info on this event coming in July. Soooo fun.

Posted by Losey on 1/14/2009 5:08 AM

Toronto BMX Jam Info

The Toronto BMX Jam is coming up March 13-15. Visit their site to see the course layout, who is signed up to compete, and more.

Posted by Losey on 1/14/2009 4:57 AM

Albert Mercado On Shadow Flow; Video 2

The Shadow Conspiracy has added San Diego shredder Albert Mercado to their flow team. Click here for a bit more info and to see Albert in action.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/13/2009 5:41 PM

Roman Tencza On Verde Am Team

Ryan Barrett hand picked Portland local Roman Tencza to be a part of the new amateur team that Verde is putting together. Click here for more info.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/13/2009 10:27 AM

Mikey Babbel Photos From SNAFU

Justin Kosman shot some photos of SNAFU flow rider Mike Babbel a few days ago and SNAFU posted a few of them today. This kid rips and Kosman's photos are always top notch; this is definitely worth a look.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/13/2009 10:23 AM

Member Photo: Tuck @ Livermore 14

VitalBMX member Brassfield43 lets go at the park in Livermore, CA.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/13/2009 10:19 AM

Trailer for The Rapture 18

New trailer from John DeCaprio for "The Rapture." Watch and enjoy a precision football toss.

Posted by Losey on 1/13/2009 6:48 AM

The Press List: Craig Mast 83

You asked the questions and Craig Mast came through with the answers—along with some insane riding. And guitar skills.

Posted by Losey on 1/13/2009 6:35 AM

Kyle Carlson's Winter Break Blog

My winter break from school is officially over. I went on a bunch of trips when I was a free man and posted a bunch of iPhone photos on my Vital blog. They're not all BMX related, but take a look if you're trying to kill a few minutes.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/12/2009 11:00 PM

Zack Warden Update 8

I recently caught up with Zack Warden via iChat to see how his ankle is healing up and what else he's been up to.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/12/2009 3:08 PM

TJ Ellis Off Bulldog Bikes 5

TJ Ellis is no longer riding for Bulldog Bikes.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/12/2009 2:28 PM