Movies For Your Monday

Jun 2, 2014
by Scott Secco  
The Green Room: Well here we are again. Andy Grant and I built this trail over four years ago and she still rips today thanks to the help of friends and great people who respect the work we did. It's awesome to see other riders hit our trail. Just be safe guys and ride with a buddy!

Views: 23,297    Faves: 148    Comments: 19

Tobi's Edit: Tobi Engelmann shreds some enduro trails, the Window Creek Trails, and my backyard. This video is full of flow, style, and bangers. Enjoy.

Views: 15,645    Faves: 121    Comments: 11

Xprezo at Owl's Head: Little ripping on the old and revamped trails at Owl's Head Resort!

Views: 9,219    Faves: 68    Comments: 2

Liam Bosse - Shredding the Coast: Liam Bosse riding the Sunshine Coast in the spring. Song: War Pigs - Black Sabbath.

Views: 10,597    Faves: 88    Comments: 10

Philip Bertogg - 2014: Short edit of Philip riding his local dirt jumps in Ecuador. Big thanks to: Kao Sports, Lavan Apparel, WIP, Afuera, and TrüEnergy.

Views: 7,190    Faves: 64    Comments: 10

BC/FL: CAMBR campout at Brown County and French Lick over the Memorial Day weekend. Ridden, filmed, and edited by: Matt Slager.
Views: 5,426    Faves: 35    Comments: 12

Benoit Gurnel - Rough Path: Benoit Gurnel spent some time testing for Deity, Sulfur Components, and Commençal. He went into the Lac Blanc Bikepark in Les Vosges and to his own Alps spots, finding new freeride lines perfectly suited to testing.

Views: 12,356    Faves: 110    Comments: 9

Quéré is an Easy Rider: Voici la nouvelle vidéo ou Nico Quéré nous fait découvrir les Terres Noires à Digne-les-bains. Après l'Enduro des Terres Noires, il était obligatoire de tourner ce nouvelle opus dans ce cadre grandiose! Voici Quere is an Easy Rider! Enjoy and Share.

Views: 13,305    Faves: 215    Comments: 20

GP Compound: Quinton Ginter, Glenn King, Simon Karrer, Griffin Paulson, and Elliot Andal ride the GP Compound. Song: Stylin' by Shad.

Views: 7,582    Faves: 112    Comments: 13

5000 Miles to Grampage: In April of 2014 we set out on a road trip of epic proportions. 8 states, 5000 miles, 20+ bags of Mint Chocolate M&Ms, two broken bike racks, one broken axel and many smiles later we ended our round trip in Seattle, Washington. Featuring: Trish Bromley, Jay Trautman, and Lacy Kemp.

Views: 5,909    Faves: 39    Comments: 11

Cyclepath Kelowna: A very cool profile of a bike shop in Kelowna, British Columbia. Support your local shop!

Cyclepath Kelowna from Virtu Media on Vimeo.

Shimano XTR Di2 - M9050: Are digital drivetrains the future? Shimano thinks so.

[HD] XTR Di2 - M9050 from Ride Shimano on Vimeo.

Miranda Miller - Squamish 2014: Fresh off winning the first NorthWest Cup of 2014 and the Squamish Enduro, Miranda Miller returned home to the beautiful forests and mountains of her native Squamish, British Columbia to shred some of her home trails. Watch Miranda fly through roots, big boulders, and the best dirt in the world. Man oh MAN this lady is fast. Her all out attack on these incredibly steep and tight trails is a pleasure to witness.

Chase Hawk - Austin, Texas: Hawk's style and Joe Simon's filmmaking make for one of our favourite videos of the year.

Tyler Fernengel - Markit 2014: This is a contender for best BMX riding you'll see in 2014.

Ronnie Mac - Go Ron Go! A true moto pioneer.

LET US ROAM - Atiba Jefferson: Atiba Jefferson is a professional photographer from Colorado Springs, CO. He discovered photography in high school and quickly developed a passion for the camera. Since skateboarding was his first love it naturally became his primary subject and the focus through the lens. His desire to capture the movement of skateboarding, precisely how he saw it, pushed him to move to California and chase his dream of becoming a professional photographer. Atiba now shoots everything from skateboarding to Lakers games to portraits of world-famous musicians and athletes. This short film gives a glimpse into the crazy life of Atiba and how he became a professional photographer.

LET US ROAM - Atiba Jefferson from Let Us Roam on Vimeo.

Little sister of a picture in one of my other albums this one made a double page in Bike Mag US Photo issue. Quite proud of it as nearly everything is blurry in that picture

Title Photo by: Stef Cande

To check out videos submitted by fellow Pinkbike members that didn't quite make Movie Mondays here.


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 Just a thought - wouldn't it be more fitting to have these movies on Friday to get you pumped for the weekend, and the fails on Monday to have you stoked you survived the weekend?
I mean, it would be better for my peace of mind NOT to watch several dudes crash horribly on Friday afternoon. And these Monday movies make me even more miserable when I have a whole 5 days before my next ride.
So, suggestion, let's make a section called "Monday Massacre" and "Feel good Friday!". Cheers.
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 movies for you monday get me through the week to be pumped for the weekend of riding
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 Agreed! How 'bout... Mishap Mondays and Free Your Mind Fridays! Wink
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 Movies for your Mondays makes my grades plummet.
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 What about those of us who ride during the week? I know I need the extra stoke after a long day of work, but am always glad to get out there when I do... I don't necessarily need motivation to ride on the weekend. All I have to do is look at my bike..
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 MFYM is great, I hate mondays and it cheers me up. I suggest F*ck up Fridays, with crash compilations. For a laugh, and to remind us to have fun but take it easy Wink
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 It's all about alliteration!
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flag pjfisch (Jun 2, 2014 at 13:28) (Below Threshold)
 because it rhymes... duh
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 It doesn't rhyme... It's alliterated. Tommy trapped two toads today, is alliteration. Snug as a bug in a rug is rhyming.
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 I agree with Hertz. Having MFYM to get me through the week is great, and still succeeds in getting me pumped for weekend riding. Additionally, the Fails on Friday help keep me humble, preventing the cockiness that often leads to crashes.
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 If we switched MFYM and FFYF, people would get cocky and wreck themselves over the weekend, making FFYF much better... MFYM might shrink though, since everybody'd have broken collarbones.
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 How about FFYF (films for your Friday) if you want/need it on Friday?
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 terrible tuesdays..
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 Ronnie Mac is rad as hell
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flag scott-townes (Jun 2, 2014 at 6:01) (Below Threshold)
 Screw you Ronnie Mac! Quit tearing up my dirt road!
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 One does not simply...Disrespect the Mac.
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 For being fans of Ronnie Mac, you people sure don't have a clue about Ronnic Mac references Wink
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 Some people like to run some slap in their chains, this ones got four fingers in it, im not talkin bout your sister!
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 I have seen several of the videos but admit that I don't really "get" his style. He is ultra talented for sure…
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 If you don't understand what Ronnie Mac is, he is a pro in disguise just making fun of the bro/goon squad of riders that think they are in the metal mulisha
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 Dafuq did I just watch?!?!
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 Dear Mr. Chase Hawk, you ride very well, so much better than me i give you that, but only one thing is on my mind:
No Helmet = Not Cool !
You have a bunch of kido's watching your video and trying to be like you, and if you want it or not you are an example for them.
Something to think about...
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 they should be inspiring to be the film maker for that video instead - brilliant!
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 ... always gotta be that one internet nanny... enjoy the riding, spread the good word about helmet safety but for the love of humanity, please stop trying to lecture the professionals like they're your kids. They know what they're doing and they've heard of helmets. If they're not wearing one its because they've already decided not to wear one for their own personal reasons. Get over it and mind your own business.

(I'm a helmet advocate, not an advocate of "shaming" those who choose not to wear one)
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 I'm with you Scott (not literally of course- I don't do long distance relationships) - Personally I would prefer people to wear a lid but it doesn't really bother me anymore. Chase Hawk has been in the BMX game for a while and knows the risks more than anyone- he's decided not to wear one so that's the end of it. I take my hat off to him ;-)
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 I'm with Fliberico, no helmet+ not breaks = TBI or death.
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 Yes i agree, you should always take regular breaks. I also agree he should ideally be wearing a lid- but that's my opinion and my opinion doesn't mean anything. It's Chase Hawk's head and therefore his decision. I'm going to wear a lid when I watch videos of him riding and hope that helps.
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 anything to help keep Austin weird. again. the market helmet-less sections edit was amazing. @ 7:00 min!
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 9th street!
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 Style (stīl): design or make in a particular form. see also, Chase Hawk! Seriously, I would love to a see mandatory helmet clause written into all BMX sponsorships. Like it or not you are a roll model and you could influence someone that a helmet isn't necessary which could lead to a severe injury. That being sad there are many top riders that always wear a helmet(Tyler).

And @ scott-townes ...ever been around a young kid that can't walk or talk, because he thought he was good enough not to need a helmet? Well, it can be a pretty humbling experience. Also, I didn't notice anyone feeling shamed as he spread knowledge and another point of view to consider.

Many top bmx pros are simply acrobats, they have skills that many other riders will never obtain, no matter how much time and effort is given. Yes, Chase is well aware of the risk and the limits of his abilities, however the general public cannot expect to shred and bail like an elite athlete (which is rare).

I don't intend to sound like a "nanny", but I remember being on the other side of this argument when I was young, ignorant, and generally stupid (still struggling with that one...). The pros are setting an example and I don't care if any adult chooses not to wear a helmet. I could care less about Chase Hawk wearing a helmet if he wasn't producing internet hits and getting paid for it. How many people do you know that are required to take safety precautions at work????
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 People have no control over who become role models or what those supposed role models choose to do in their own private lives. However, parents do have (some) control and influence over their own children. If you get a "role model" to wear a helmet, good job... but there's still 13,234,382,203 other high profile people not wearing helmets, smoking cigarettes, screwing without a condom, etc.. Too many people demand change, criticize "role models", and write letters instead of focusing on the kids that they do have control over.
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 To be able to hop like that, what I'd give...
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 ronnie mac
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 Ronnie Mac... my Hero!!
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 Respect for Tyler Fernengel, those jumps you do are getting me a shivers. Well done mate, keep it goin.
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 Go Miranda! What a great trail...!
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 why cant we have more riders like ronnie
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 Magnus has good taste in music
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 Quéré is an Easy Rider: VOD - amazing!
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 Verry happy to see Ronny make it this week lets see more of this next time
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 Quere edits are some of the most entertaining on the internet.
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 Commencal makes some nice looking bikes but they are way overpriced... Yet i still want one! Would prob still get the tr500 first
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 Really? Enduro Trails? We're classifying trails that have probably been around longer than the term as Enduro now?
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 Ronnie Mac fu.king crazy twat i like him!
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 Is Ronnie Mac actually Trey Canard or what's the deal?
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 Miranda is so fast. Anyone know what trails she's slaying?
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 Yeah! Tobi Engelmann!!!!
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 The chase hawk video was crazy!
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 that last pic is amazing.
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 Damn Miranda Miller shreds
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 Ronnie Mac!!
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 Go home Shimano
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 photo by: Stef Cande. euhhhh this is a GO PRO
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 That was actually shot with a Canon 5D Mark II. Here's his setup.
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 i can imagine, just kiddin, sick pic

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