Dylan Sheffer - Freeride Lives III: Video & Photo Epic

Jan 17, 2018
by Scott Secco  
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Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
A panoramic image of the monster bridge using a 50mm lens with a panoramic tripod head.
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Happy Thanksgivin er from Canada
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3
Dylan Sheffer sending it for Freeride Lives 3




Rider: Dylan Sheffer
Photos: Bryce Piwek
Video: Scott Secco
Sound Design: Keith White Audio


MENTIONS: @dsheffer / @scottsecco / @brycepiwek / @KeithWhiteAudio



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111 Comments

  • + 83
 There's no better feeling than riding a track that you have built yourself !
  • + 8
 great video... grab some tools and have some fun. i am inspired.
  • + 8
 @holdandhope so true! a real freerider
  • + 12
 100% commitment to every feature. 100% blind take-offs. 100% gnarly. Tap your breaks and we'll craft your eulogy...
  • + 5
 The moves on that track are freaking huge, now thats some proper freeriding!
  • + 6
 Honestly, a video of the build would probably be more impressive than the ride.
  • + 58
 Not sure what's most amazing, the way he makes riding unforgiving stuff easy or the masterpiece of trail art he built.
  • + 36
 Amazing craftsmanship and riding @dsheffer!! .....great camera work @scottsecco and @brycepiwek !! Cheers boys....next round of beers are on us!! Freeride Lives!!!!!!
  • + 9
 @raceface sounds like a plan!
  • + 10
 Zoke fork. wood work .. awsome hucking.. its like im back in 2004 but its all in HD not low def! - hell yea.
  • + 4
 These guys deserve something better than Miller!
  • + 31
 Proper song by Judas Priest...
  • + 3
 Fack yeeeeeeehhhhh
  • + 3
 I was listening to this and Jawbreaker the other day thinking; if I had a segment in a movie, I'd probably pick one of those two! Great work Scott and great riding too. More of this stuff in future. Perfect!!!!
  • + 2
 So many memories came to my mind when I heard the first riff! Ah, well, that was when we were young... but I'm still, at heart! Smile
  • + 2
 @cool3: to feel young at heart is not an easy thing to do....I know a lot of people that have "quit" at the age of 40. So stay strong and keep this approach my friend. I will try to translate a famous Greek rock song for you " ....we shall never die ...motherf@cker undertaker..."
  • + 1
 @TZAK: Thanks! BTW, I absolutely love Greece. Been there when I was 15 and came back (to Crete) in 2006 and 2016. This is what paradise looks like to me. I can't wait to go back there. Big Grin
  • + 21
 nice work dylan !
  • + 20
 EPIC! Feels like an edit/ track from 10 years ago
  • + 12
 That was so New World Disorder =D
Great stuff!
  • + 10
 Good thing he didn't have to pedal much, his huge balls would of gotten in the way.
  • + 9
 Wow that trail is insane. Id like to say id love to ride it but honestly thats wayyyy above my paygrade. So much confidence and skill displayed here.
  • + 6
 Insane amount of work must have gone into that trail! So cool to see someone able to match their riding talent with equal trail building talent. Good work Dylan, scott and bryce!
  • + 1
 Thanks @dean! Hopefully Sheffer can train you into the Doom Gap one of these days. Wink
  • + 3
 @scottsecco: Hahahah "Dropping in scared!"
  • + 7
 Hell yeah lads that was friggin rad! @scottsecco hinted at it in October 2016 in the fire drop photo comments and now it's here! I just want to build some features now!
  • + 8
 @juicebanger Glad to hear you're inspired! Yeah, this project took ages for us to shoot. I ended up crashing a drone into a tree during the making of it... not my best work.
  • + 2
 @scottsecco: video or it didn't happen
  • + 5
 @Waldon83: haha oh buddy, I should put together a drone crash reel. Only bad thing is they tend to stop recording and not save the shot in the event of a super hard hit. Not that I've done that multiple times or anything.
  • + 1
 @scottsecco: out of curiosity, what drone(s) do you film with Scott?
  • + 3
 Hey @juicebanger, these days I'm rocking a Phantom 4 Pro! We actually shot this video ages ago though, and I used the Phantom 3 Pro and a 3DR Solo with a GoPro attached (and I just de-fished the shots in post).
  • + 4
 @scottsecco: that's pretty rad...although shame on you for not sharing earlier! Jk cheers man great job as always
  • + 8
 Love the wood drop into the rock slope, so cool, reminds me of riding in the Canadian Shield.
  • + 8
 That track is literally perfect.
  • + 2
 Perfect nightmare and leg shaker.....I would ride one of the wooden bridges and call it Wink
  • + 4
 If there is a heaven it will be filled with trails like this and I will be given the skills to ride them. Amazing work @scottsecco and fantastic riding Dylan........awesomeness!
  • + 7
 Thanks for that!
#Marzocchilives
  • + 1
 This maybe just be me....BUT - Why would they use a thumbnail thats not a scene in the video?
Spent the whole vid looking forward to him launching over that bonfire and it never happened. Managing expectations...!!?

Sick video otherwise. Big gaps and smooth riding and a good soundtrack. Fine work.
  • + 4
 When I heard the music I knew that I have to sit down, grab my laptop and enjoy this masterpiece
  • + 2
 That video makes me want to fire up my MS261 and go out and build some more features. Well done to all involved in that project. You all invested ton of time into that. Thanks for sharing.
  • + 2
 I’ve walked part of this track and I was nearly crapping myself just on that huge roller and here you go just dropping it like it was nothing!! Mad props to your riding and building dedication.
  • + 3
 Flink’in blip- that’s an awesome edit, gave me vertigo just watching those drops. - please keep on banging them out Scott.
  • + 4
 So much work! Thank you guys!
  • + 3
 A great and beautiful freeride track. A good video obviously from Scott SECCO
  • + 3
 I can't even imagine how much work that took to make that trail. Great job.
  • + 3
 Riding and trail building were incredible! Anyone else want to see the 50:1 crew send this line?
  • + 3
 Dylan, you're an absolute savage! Keep doing this, and keep mountain biking awesome!
  • + 5
 Morning wood
  • + 4
 And the winner of this years Sendy award is.
  • + 5
 NWD lives on
  • + 4
 POV?
  • + 1
 @O1D4: Cheers buddy, bad ass build
  • + 2
 Landing to steep rock roll at the beginning was nuts, and the huck at the end was enormous.
  • + 3
 Awesome vid. Hucks galore
  • + 3
 Dude, I want some insight into your lifestyle
  • + 2
 How often does he build? What kind of coffee does he drink? Favorite IPA?
  • + 3
 Super mossy loam lily pad - coming to a slope course near you ...
  • + 3
 That's some quality craftsmanship.
  • + 1
 You gotta love the shore - awesome flick ! Congrats to @dsheffer & @scottsecco
Can´t wait to come back and ride the shore.....
  • + 2
 That's just so sick! Makes me wanna have a DH bike again. I became Too #endurobro...
  • + 3
 Yes. That made my day. ????????
  • + 3
 Yeooowww ! ????
  • + 2
 Fuk yea, making freeride great again! Well, its always been.....
  • + 2
 work of art! steel balls!
  • + 3
 Hell yeah !!!
  • + 2
 Masterpiece of a trail right there.
  • + 3
 freeride metal !!
  • + 2
 That Marz fork is the F*ck yea icing on the cake. Awesome video!
  • + 1
 Probably didn't take that long to build that trail.
  • + 1
 Dang, trail building with a Husky 576? Burly
  • + 2
 Not a 576 its a 395 so bigger i love it tho more power allows me to rip boards a little more before sharpening the chains. Thats my small 24" bar in the pictures with the sprocket size i found it isnt optimal for ripping i typically run a 33" once you use em long enough the weight isnt bad. Good workout haha
  • + 1
 Yeow boys!! Dylan you're a Savage. Long live freeride
  • + 1
 Great photos by mr Pie-wee
  • + 1
 I wanted the fire jump in the video.
  • + 1
 Proper sick man, perfect balance of scary but rideable.
  • + 2
 fast and impressive!
  • + 2
 Shred-it bro!
  • + 1
 Awesome! But I think he could have done more in the moss pit.
  • + 11
 Like just hung out in there doing cool shit like magic tricks and dances
  • + 0
 @luckynugget: Ya, he like just rode through it without hitting anything.
  • + 2
 FV rocks!!
  • + 1
 Build looks absolutely insane! Big up, big up!
  • + 1
 Wow that was incredible! Nice work boys.
  • + 2
 Sick!
  • + 2
 Savage!!
  • + 1
 Wow I want to ride some of that trail! So sick. What a trail
  • + 1
 yeeeeeehhaaaaaaa
  • + 1
 ауе!
  • + 1
 got wood?
  • + 1
 Nice saw
  • + 1
 Good god man.
  • + 1
 QUALITY!
  • + 0
 Wheres the thumbnail jump over fire?
  • - 1
 The North shore is not dead!
  • + 5
 that,s Fraser Valley stuff , not NS .
  • - 1
 @cheetamike: What Valley area? Bear?
  • + 8
 @rrolly: close but not quite...but we shouldn't be blasting out the location of cool trails like this anyways, unless we want to bring undue attention to them.

Idk if you remember the chainsaw massacre on Cypress, but bad things happen when the gnar gets overexposed, especially wooden gnar.
  • + 3
 @rrolly: Out of respect for Porkchop I will not disclose it,s were abouts
  • + 0
 @maxwellington: got it - but it sucks that even the possibility of some vindictive person out there restricts others' freedom. I find in general the people up here in the valley and on the Shore get along quite well.
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