Time for Some Whips

Sep 27, 2011
by David Peacock  

Views: 114,179    Faves: 1,743    Comments: 57


Spring in BC is a time when the weather seems to have a mind of its own, bikes are being readied for a season of abuse, and riders are just getting back into their groove. During a trip around the Vancouver area, I stopped in to visit the Coastal Crew along with Mike Hopkins. Incidentally, Joe Schwartz and the Matthews brothers, Stephen and Peter, were also in town to pound out some early season loam laps.

This video was shot in an afternoon, one session at one place, and serves as a reminder that if the vibe is right, the riders are stoked, and the light is firing you can get a lot done in an hour or two. Between the backlight rain and massive whips, I felt the bike had to go away and the camera had to come out. A big thanks go out to the Coastal Crew for supporting mountain biking (buy their new film, From the Inside Out!), Mike Hopkins for making that trip happen, and the riders for having fun. Now, it's time for some whips!

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92 Comments

  • 68 0
 i read the title, and glanced and saw the words coastal crew, beeaamm instantly stoked
  • 12 0
 Same reaction, and this song is quite literally perfect for this video.
  • 21 3
 I added it to my faves before i even saw a bike Salute
  • 7 0
 can anyone upload onto pb HD? if so how
  • 4 0
 Nope... only the big guns. Not even larock's got it yet. Maybe we'll get it in a year or so Razz
  • 35 0
 never thought id say this, but in the words of rihanna... sticks and stones, May break my bones, But chains and whips. Excite me. pretty rellevent id say!
  • 1 0
 Norbraten and Dunkerton have the most bad ass style Can't wait to see your vid down under CC.
  • 2 4
 were in bc is this i wanna do whips too Frown
  • 3 0
 costal crew for another win!
  • 23 0
 feeling pretty appreciative to see an edit like that on a free website. the music and the imagery worked so well off each other, and the riding made me want to call in sick. but i'm in my office already. i doubt they'd miss me come to think of it... nice video lads. fuckin banger really.
  • 1 0
 Well said Obee1.
  • 13 2
 Too much slowmo... but very nice video. Smile
  • 3 0
 Felt like waay to little happened in those 2:43.. If just it was longer. Beautiful though!!
  • 1 1
 I like the slow-mo. It adds atmosphere. Maybe a bit too much. I do agree though that not much actually happened in a 2:43 video of that quality. However I'm not going to complain too much because they could actually be selling that and people may even buy it and we are getting it for free in high definition!!!!!!!!!
  • 5 0
 Angles are spot on, both that of the camera and the angle those bikes are being thrown against their trajectory.
  • 6 1
 MMMMM Saint Rims..
  • 1 0
 rumour has it that they're just re branded mavics... cant remember which model though.
  • 2 0
 Not sure if they are still using the same set ups, but the first few years the rims were DT 6.1 and similar. Shimano will likely release their own rim one day, but for now they are rebadged rims from other rim makers.
  • 1 0
 Ahh I see, because i thought i never saw them on Pinkbike so that explains it cheer guys.
  • 2 0
 Holy gnarly!! Stoked to see you guys shredding so hard, and with Stephen and Peter as well! If this is just a web edit, Inside Out is going to be insane.
  • 3 0
 They are slowly taking over the world.....frame by frame, whip by whip.....
  • 2 0
 Ahhh...watching those scotts fly makes me wanna go rob a bank! Sooo stylish Big Grin
  • 2 2
 This is an awesome video, but to say the title is time for some whips so the video is all about whipping and they are proffesional riders i wouldnt say they are that good at whips really :S
  • 2 2
 no kidding, i can get more whipped than that, and im a girl
  • 1 2
 Ya finally someone else with a brain on here. These pinksters give propies before they even watch the vid and see how laim the action is. How about next video the crew shoots better whips on a crappy camera in low def. Then it would balance out.
  • 2 0
 Schrell, get back in the kitchen and make me a sammich. shishka, your a tool. Stay gangster you poser.
  • 2 0
 thats right, ill do bigger whips than you and i'll make sandwiches better than your mom can
  • 1 0
 This is ridiculous. Someone else has been using my account and posting comments that make me look like a douche. Stoked.
  • 1 0
 dont be ridiculous schrell, ive seen you do whips like that and i know you make good sandwiches.
  • 1 0
 You're the culprit behind this mess bigtard! Go make yourself a sandwich. You need some fuel to throwdown those knack knacks you're so famous for. Leave me to my straight airs...
  • 1 0
 Holy man this was a vid that made me wanna go for a ride and chill at one good jump, practicing whips !! great vid ... Coastal Crew by far my fave!!!
  • 3 0
 yea, ummm? cool!
  • 1 0
 this is one of those movies you know is gona be awesome before you watch it!
  • 2 0
 Damn Hopkins' whips are just f*cking awesome... Eek
  • 1 0
 going massively sideways with steeze. great start into my work day. thanks pb.
  • 1 0
 Pause at 1:40 when the first guy is jsut overtop of the red guy..Woulbe a wicked POD Razz 3
  • 1 0
 Sublime and the Skatalites referenced together; well I never?!

Oh.

Sweet trails and riding!
  • 1 0
 Awesome video quallity. breath taking footage and state of the art WHIPS. Nice job guys.
  • 1 0
 sick video, very artistic, music was good riding was good.. It just lacked 3 more minutes of riding
  • 1 0
 There is a great atmosphere to it...and i have to say whips are sexyBig Grin
  • 1 0
 thats a lax day for those guys too.
  • 1 0
 Speaking of Hopkins, i would love to see Travis Rice on a bike!
  • 1 0
 superbly well made video..
  • 1 0
 someday, i hope to be in the coastal crew! Razz
  • 1 0
 i added the video to my fav list before watching it
  • 1 0
 One word BRRRAAAPPPPP!!!!!
  • 1 0
 VOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 1 0
 Good edit,
but why they all on Dh bikes?
  • 1 0
 Made possible by Michelin tires Smile lol
  • 1 0
 fuck... great!! Awesome work boy.
  • 1 0
 Those new Voltage DH protos are damn sexy.
  • 1 0
 Gillas starkt !!! // att: SWEDEN
  • 1 0
 any ideas where these are? anyone?
  • 1 0
 OH MY GOD LOOOKKK AT THE TIIIMEEE !!!! Only 2:43 Frown
  • 2 3
 oh .... I wish it was spring again. Then again, ski season is about to start not too long from now Smile
  • 1 0
 simply awesome.
  • 1 0
 Pure beauty!!
  • 2 1
 VOD
  • 1 0
 Makes me wanna ride!
  • 1 0
 whats the song?
  • 1 0
 Anyone?
  • 2 0
 Glasser - Apply
  • 1 0
 Thanks!
  • 1 0
 gooooooooooooood
  • 1 0
 SICK AS TITS!!!!!!
  • 1 0
 STOKED!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 1 0
 I love that Scott !
  • 1 0
 YEAH PB HD IS ARRIVED
  • 1 0
 i like it
  • 1 0
 Pure heaven!!!
  • 1 0
 Orgasmic.
  • 1 3
 they are some hkewl hwhipps! Wink
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