Bas van Steenbergen: Synonym - Full Movie

Dec 30, 2015
by Jamie Ledson  

LAST LIGHT CINEMA PRESENTS:


SYNONYM


A short movie about Bas van Steenbergen.

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Any mountain bike racer will tell you that they get their kicks from competing. The suspense before, the rush of adrenaline during and the relief at the finish. Over the years Bas has developed a routine, the ultimate unwind from the racing season turning his goals from winning to enjoying the simplicities of riding his bike with good company. Bas shows us the flip side of his career as a professional mountain biker.

Featuring: Bas van Steenbergen, Tom van Steenbergen, McKay Vezina, Eliot Jackson, Ryan Howard, Dylan Dunkerton, Brendan Howey, Noah Brousseau, Anthony Evans and Evan Guthrie.

Music: Wand, CunninLynguists, Island Boy, Wunder Wunder and Saib.

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  Enroute to the Sunshine Coast.

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  Bas and Dylan at Coast Gravity Park.

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  R-Dog.

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  R-Dog whipping it out.

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  Bas whipping it out.

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  BC Ferries.

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  Bas bringing the steeze.

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  Bas and Tom at Silverstar.

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  Silverstar Bike Park.

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  California.

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  Selfie.

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  Grabbing some Movi shots in Santa Cruz.

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  Blasting.

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  Scrubbing.

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  McKay and Bas.

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  Roadtripping.


MENTIONS: @Basvansteenbergen / @jamieledson / @tomvansteenbergen / @stubs / @noahbbrousseau / @brendanhowey / @anthony3vans / @eveono / @EASTONcycling / @TransitionBikeCompany / @deityusa / @troyleedesigns




89 Comments

  • 69 1
 Bas, Bas, Bas..... We all love you! Such a sick guy and soooooo much style!
  • 12 42
flag MTB-Colada (Dec 30, 2015 at 1:57) (Below Threshold)
 It used to be Tom, Tom, Tom, but looks like Bas is catching up (and maybe more)?! Don't want the bros to start fighting over xmas break.... Both awesome riders!
  • 14 0
 Plenty of room for both of them to be total bosses. And they both have their niche too.
  • 5 5
 Colada, did you even see unReal?! Tom absolutely destroyed that film!
  • 11 0
 Didn't wanna sound negative, but I guess I did... Just meant that Tom used to be more in the news, and now the bros are more on par. Again, both great riders! Yep, I have unreal at home, great footage!
  • 50 2
 Remy Metailler and Bas in one edit would be a dream. Anyways... Im sitting here now. Im out. This movie was killer
  • 9 0
 Agreed!! And it was for freeeeee!
  • 21 0
 Bas is a pure technician, it's pretty bad ass when you can make what essentially is a 15 minute highlight reel... The manual combinations are always amazing, bike handling skills for days...
  • 19 0
 I'm calling Transition because my TR 500 does not do anything like that...Wink
  • 19 1
 Nailed that vibe. It was almost surreal.
  • 12 7
 That was like a commercial for hippies that are really good at biking. Maybe they laid off the chron, and realized their full potential, I don't know.
  • 4 0
 Or maybe they smoked even more and got in the zone and had everything dialed first run, you never know.
  • 4 2
 The first time I wacthed a Bas' video was this one: www.pinkbike.com/video/215373 ...and I though it was brutal... What I have to say is that it has been like this since the first. Bas (and Tom) are a great inspiration for me. Keep shredding
  • 2 0
 oh man the same for me!!!! This video still remains one of my favorite ever !! taht dh section after the lunch !!! Smile Smile Bas for President
  • 4 0
 This was awesome, nothing better than summertime riding with all of your bros!
  • 1 0
 When you are Bas and from the Netherlands and your backname is translated from Dutch "RockMountain" it's no accident you can shred like he does! Amazing vid! Makes me proud to be a trainer on the track where he started his bmx career..
  • 4 0
 Steenbergen: the man of many kits
  • 4 0
 This is my favourite film of the year
  • 3 0
 It's safe to say that Bas has an incredible off season is an understatement
  • 4 0
 Of course 90% of the credit outside are Mckay hahah

Rad edit duder!
  • 4 0
 Los Robles! Home trail represent!!!
  • 3 0
 They killed Mr. Toad haha
  • 3 0
 This is perfect. 10/10 IMO
  • 3 0
 Holy sick. Just dropped in for VOY.
  • 2 0
 looks like they captured how much they hate shredding, to the point they make look insanely easy.
  • 3 0
 Goodness....Bas is a beast, with the utmost style. Thank you Bas!
  • 1 0
 I love Bas' riding style, it's so smooth and flows. This video goes with it so well, it's definitely one of the best I've seen this year, great effort!
  • 1 0
 One of my favorite riders for sure and just an amazing edit.......kudos to both on what I think is the best mtb video I've seen this year!
  • 1 0
 too much editing too many special effects too much slow mo you guys ride too hard I want my bottle, I want my mommy WAAAAAAA!
  • 3 0
 WE'RE NOT WORTHY!!!!
  • 3 0
 Sweet video.
  • 2 0
 Killing it. Gotta love it keep it up guys
  • 2 0
 My Brother plays golf! (lame) i'd whip his ass anyway!
  • 2 0
 Great content! Super fun view, thanks tons. Hugs and happy new year
  • 2 0
 Best start to a Wednesday ever.
  • 2 0
 I love BAS! ...and transition! Lol
  • 2 0
 One of the best bike movies I've seen, wish it was an hour long!
  • 3 1
 Screw college. I'm moving west the day I turn 18.
  • 2 0
 There's colleges out west too you know, just saying. Actually you can even take mountain bike programs in college out here!
  • 2 1
 the riding/filming and editing was great and the music selection was impeccable. Keep making these!
  • 1 0
 Everytime i see Bas in a video with a DH bike, he has a new bike. Riding for Transition must be pretty nice.
  • 2 0
 why I love pinkbike? because it posts rad videos like this!!!!
  • 1 0
 I saw that chase whip and I was like... that looks like R-Dog. LOL! Nice edit. 15 minutes of stoke.
  • 2 0
 I've never seen a tranny that dirty before.
  • 2 0
 What trail was that in california?
  • 2 0
 Was a few trails. First one in so cal was suicide trail and the second was mr toads wild ride at the end of space mountain and the third was a secret spot i shall not disclose Smile
  • 1 0
 >supatramp

I feel like I should know you...
  • 1 0
 woo for TO trails!
  • 1 0
 @supatramp The second SoCal trail was suicide. There was a small segment before that of riding over rocks and through trees that I don't recognize. Do you know what that one is? All the others including the last I have ridden ;-)
  • 1 0
 @yjgfikl76 i agree haha we gotta shred sometime!
@coffeeracer not sure what the first one is i feel like its further north
  • 1 0
 I think it is safe to say that bas van steenbergen and remy metailler have some of the best styles in this sport.
  • 1 0
 Well that made me want to ride my bike here in Vermont on this 45 degree day and raining on our ice covered tundra!
  • 1 1
 Pretty rad! I'll add an extra half day to drive Hwy 1 down the coast than 5 any day.
  • 1 1
 New Bas van "Steez"bergen video......add to favorites before watching? Check!
  • 1 1
 So much effortless style in 15 minutes and brought to us for free! I salute you gentlemen!
  • 1 1
 Wow Bas, that was amazing. Great variety and dripping with style. A+ for you sir.
  • 1 0
 this movie is exactly why i want to live out west
  • 1 1
 Sick riding so much style, and the edit was dialled. I just wish it was twice as long. Good job boyos.
  • 1 0
 Driving down the 1 in a few days. Any idea where some of this is ?
  • 3 0
 Look for a white fence.
  • 1 0
 Most of it was between LA - Ventura
  • 2 0
 and a tree, just before a funny shaped rock, I think there may be some dirt on the rock.........
  • 1 0
 It's so awesome to see such a talented rider on my home trails!
  • 1 0
 Love a vid with amazing riding non stop!
  • 1 0
 why is this called synonym?
  • 1 0
 strange question... anyone know the font?
  • 1 0
 well done lads that was amazing ! Jet
  • 1 0
 This was rad. I would pay money for this edit.
  • 1 0
 got to be one of the most Bad A** dh mtb videos i have ever watched!!!!
  • 1 0
 why is it pasword protected now ?? wtf ??
  • 1 0
 so steenzy.
  • 2 2
 omg this is so sick! i haven't watched it yet! i love it.
  • 1 1
 2:24 Not sure if big or body armour...
  • 1 0
 Radness
  • 1 0
 Bas Van Steezemeister
  • 1 0
 That was sick Beer
  • 1 0
 dia sudah mai!
  • 3 3
 Can't believe this is free and I paid for that Ashes to Agassiz turd
  • 1 0
 that was rocking
  • 1 1
 Sick seeing those dude rip my Hometown trails in SoCal
  • 1 0
 10/10 that was amazing.
  • 1 1
 nice vid i rode those 2 trails of the last 2 clips they showed them riding
  • 1 1
 A little too late for Video of the Year ...
  • 1 0
 Bas Vantastic sick man!
  • 2 2
 SHIIIT I have to study
  • 2 3
 Awesome video, top notch. Enough with the lame rap music already.
  • 2 3
 Would have been better if it was 15 minutes of CGP footage
  • 1 1
 i love transition
  • 4 5
 Bas > trump > obama

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