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Contour 'Where The Trail Ends' Moment - Cam Zink in Nepal
Oct 3, 2012 at 8:46
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(Oct 3, 2012 at 11:10)
I literally watched this flick 6 times while it was streaming (thank you PB & Red Bull!). The cinematography, editing, and of course the riding were absolutely riveting. It feels like our 'Endless Summer', something I could see a non-rider actually sitting through and thinking, 'ah ha, that's why they do it...'. Very well done, and hopefully the beginning of the 'next generation' of true theater-quality mtb film making.
(Oct 4, 2012 at 15:57)
my copy of it arrived yesterday and watched it like 4x so far.it gave me goosebumps and i admit i shed a tear or two from watching the riders smiles or failures.and of course the views are phenomenal,tip my hat to everybody who was involved in this.thanks and much appreciated.
(Oct 5, 2012 at 14:34)
Im waiting on my copy to come in to my LBS! shipping from Cali, should be here by Monday! Im stoked! My lbs has one copy that a Specialized rep dropped off so i watched the China clip while I was in there shooting the shit. Great job AH films!!!
(Oct 4, 2012 at 13:41)
heads cams just dont do jutices
(Oct 3, 2012 at 9:06)
(Oct 3, 2012 at 9:51)
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(Oct 3, 2012 at 9:56)
Seriously, I could've done that.
(Oct 3, 2012 at 10:03)
yeah he's riding a downhill bike down a hill. no jumps. no drops. just a mountain. anyone could. its more for the unique location. and i'm positive it's 500 times more steep than it looks.
(Oct 3, 2012 at 10:14)
yeah Zink himself said pretty much the same thing in the video. it not for jumps just "a line thats boarder line impossible"
(Oct 3, 2012 at 10:14)
ur an idiot dude...its like an 85 degree down that silly!
(Oct 3, 2012 at 10:19)
Yeah that looks super easy. Not.
(Oct 3, 2012 at 10:46)
There's a shot of Doerfling hitting a chute in the second Gobi section towards the end of the film. It's the only shot in the film that's at an oblique angle and really shows the steepness of the terrain they're riding in the entire feature. The amount of skill that's required to clean this terrain is unfathomable. It only looks easy for a reason.
(Oct 3, 2012 at 11:28)
that just doesnt come across on camera....when a guy is using his bike as a climbing aid, you know its steep..........helmet cams never show how steep something is
(Oct 3, 2012 at 12:42)
meh...If you can walk it it's not steep.
(Oct 3, 2012 at 13:03)
...and if you can walk it with a dh-bike on your back it's relatively flat
(Oct 3, 2012 at 14:50)
ya rite...go ahead and do the line Mister L
(Oct 3, 2012 at 14:06)
Not knocking on Cam or Contour, but the side helmet is not a good place for a helmet cam
(Oct 3, 2012 at 15:49)
its the best place on a helmet IMO, top of the helmet sucks ass to watch in comparison
(Oct 3, 2012 at 22:29)
I actually agree. I dont really like helmet cameras, as side of helmet looks crap and top of helmet looks like your riding a penny farthing...chest mount!!!
(Oct 3, 2012 at 22:34)
+1 couldn't agree more.
(Oct 3, 2012 at 23:51)
contour doesnt make a chesty tho, aftermarket yes but that wouldnt look good in a contour promo vid
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