Ditch Work? Ditch School? Heck Yeah! Kirt Voreis shreds at #vitalditchday

VitalMTB celebrates the opening of shred season each year by inviting their friends to ride at Snow Summit for a day of jumps, scrubs, trails and whips. Here, Kirt Voreis gets after it on his RIP 9 RDO on the Party Wave trail with VitalMTB staffer, Josh Nevelson. A closer …

Check, Check, Bike Check with Kirt Voreis and his Niner trail bikes

On a recent road trip along the California coast with Kirt Voreis, we forced him to stand in the direct sunlight, without his Smith shades, and take pictures with his JET 9 RDO and his RIP 9 RDO. (He loved every minute of it.) Both frames use Niner’s Carbon Compaction …

WELCOME HOME KIRT. YOU’RE ALLRIDE…

A 5 a.m. casting call? Are you kidding me? When a mountain bike legend like Kirt Voreis shows up in town to shoot video and photos, an early morning isn’t out of the question, even if your role is to be the driver and the videographer’s lackey. You just do what …

DO YOU RIDE CROSS COUNTRY? OR TRAIL? UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT TYPES OF MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDING

When you’re out on the trails, there’s no doubt you’ll see a variety of different mountain bikes. You may even scratch your head as to what bike makes the most sense for you. But before we talk about bikes, let’s take a look at the differences between cross country riding …

A Little Afternoon Fun: Putting the New RIP 9 RDO Down Some Trail

Wondering how competent the new 150 mm RIP 9 RDO is? Nate and Alex hit the trails one sunny afternoon to show you. With Boost spacing, you also get the option of running 27.5+ or 29 tires. RIP 9 RDO with Nate Adams and Alex Petitdimange from Niner Bikes on …