R-Dog Tears the Trail a New One: C3 Project Summer Series - Video

Oct 20, 2017
by Trek Bikes  
Ian Collins



Every trail starts with a shovel. For the sixth and final installment of the C3 Project Summer Series, cinematographer Nic Genovese of Mind Spark Media takes us back to the roots, reminding us to acknowledge the magic created by mountain biking’s unsung heroes: trail builders. Watch as Ryan “R-Dog” Howard carves his way down the lush Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, throwing down big whips and endless style on an old favorite, and doing his part to shape the trail for riders to follow.


Ian Collins

Ian Collins
Ian Collins

Ian Collins

Ian Collins

Ian Collins

Ian Collins

Ian Collins

Ian Collins

All photography: Ian Collins

Check out all of the Trek C3 Project riders' summer videos here.

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87 Comments

  • 89 1
 Remy Metailler just lost his title for video that makes you want to rip....... some serious trail smashing going on there kids!!
  • 8 31
flag abzillah (Oct 20, 2017 at 21:41) (Below Threshold)
 Watching this video, I think I turned gay. Someone give me a bike so I can work this boner off.
  • 9 4
 This Ryan kid is good in this bicycle riding activity.
  • 1 0
 Soooo much shredding such little time. More please, that was awesome!
  • 46 0
 I'm convinced there was small hidden sticks of dynamite in those berms which were timed perfectly to go off just as he rode by.
  • 7 1
 Does the "R" in R-Dog stand for Roost? I sure think so..
  • 37 0
 RIP berms. So good boys.
  • 19 0
 When I see R-Dog in the title i automatically click
  • 4 0
 I'm a simple man, when I see r-dog I click
  • 13 0
 A killer ending to a great series! Great work Nic & R dude both!
  • 8 0
 Had to comment - that was incredible!!
  • 8 0
 shit gets real when the flannel shirts on
  • 10 2
 If you rode 26" you could slap corners this hard too... #26aintdead
  • 6 0
 Holy smokes that's fast. Geez!!!!. Its amazing how he changed his clothes and bike while riding, lol,!!!
  • 4 0
 R.Dog for president!!! You know it’s been a dry year when trails on the Coast are dusty!!
  • 5 0
 His back tire looks like an old jet ski, pinned.
  • 6 0
 10/10
  • 5 0
 If I could choose one superpower, it would be to ride like R Dog!
  • 4 0
 by ek that was rad as f**k
  • 2 0
 Time for R-dog to get a new tyre sponsor. Whatever he's running now obviously can't keep traction. Must be so hard to ride like that Smile
  • 4 1
 Best trail I've ever ridden!
  • 1 0
 What is it? I have ridden the BnK a lot but I haven't ridden this.
  • 3 0
 @Dano98: its called darth vader i believe. It is in trail system up above roberts creek.
  • 3 0
 1:54 it's like he knew I was there. He jumped right over my screen.
  • 3 0
 yep top 5 video of the year for me, illest
  • 3 0
 Love the banquet bike! All killer no filler as always.
  • 2 0
 colorado kool-aid.
  • 2 0
 Love seeing R-Dog's progression on the DH bike in the last couple years. Look out Rampage!
  • 2 0
 R DOG IS THE BOSS!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 1 1
 Lucas grupiiiiii
  • 2 0
 the amount of steeze is unbelievable
  • 1 0
 I feel sorry for that dirt on that trail. I thinking it was trying to run away from his tires.
  • 2 0
 That was dope, Feel bad for those tires! Some serious shredding going down
  • 2 0
 UGH! Too good. Can't wait to see R-Dog ride Rampage this year
  • 1 0
 Love the shovel work and its inclusion in the clip. Good luck at the big show.
  • 3 0
 Was just gonna post "lost, one shovel, left at trailhead, initials RD on handle".
  • 1 0
 He was just attacking the berms...such control as he cornered! Great video!
  • 2 1
 Style will always top technical tricks for me. R-Dog has to be the most stylish rider
  • 1 0
 Man !!!!!! I Seen this Vid At least 10 times it Just get Better & better is F- Awesome !!!
  • 1 0
 I would give my right nut to be able to ride a bike like that!!! Awesome vid.
  • 1 0
 Then you wouldn't be able to... because you need a big pair to do so. Beer
  • 1 0
 Style for miles!! All those little tricks while smashing the trail... incredible!!
  • 1 0
 When you have to bring a shovel to the trails Everytime you ride because you shred too hard lol
  • 1 0
 Pretty funny seeing him push up the road in flannel and jeans with how hot it was.
  • 2 0
 Steezus wept! That boy can shred.
  • 1 0
 How the f*ck did he change bikes mid ride? That's Boss! I think he could have gone a little bit faster too but.......song?
  • 2 0
 A new what?
  • 1 0
 No shovel was brutalized during that footage Smile
  • 1 0
 OH MAN!! Epic!! R-Dog for Hardline2018!! :-)
  • 1 0
 how good was that fuck me
  • 1 0
 Holy shit, that dude rips !
  • 2 1
 Trek needs to make bikes in the cream colour.
  • 1 0
 Yeaaaaaaaaaa budddddddy!!!!
  • 1 0
 Wow. Like a damn video game.
  • 1 0
 there isn't going to be a summer series video for Emil??
  • 1 0
 This guy is incredible ! One of my favorite riders to watch
  • 1 1
 Looks like were into some new frame colour trends. Banana Gizz Yellow ,adios teal. Sweet vid.
  • 1 0
 But, Yo, that’s my mans and them! That’s a 26” Session Park
  • 1 0
 That just melted my f*cking monitor!! Steezy is an understatement........
  • 1 0
 Looks like he had a great session
  • 2 1
 To the videographer: use a wider lens next time.
  • 1 0
 Who is this R-Dog character and why does he rip so hard? ;-)
  • 1 0
 Gonna need a bigger shovel...
  • 1 0
 Ryan's Mechanic: Let me guess, need another new rear wheel?
Ryan: Yup.
  • 1 0
 Shredding the B&K to pieces! Never gets old watching him ride.
  • 1 0
 I counted 2 pedal strokes and 15 berms blasted.
  • 1 0
 R-Dog for the win!!! #RedBullRampage
  • 1 0
 Bad Ass
  • 1 0
 My goodness.
  • 1 0
 so much style
  • 1 0
 so good
  • 1 0
 Animal!
  • 1 0
 R dog cool control ride
  • 1 0
 Brutal
  • 1 1
 Where the hell can I get some of that dirt???
  • 1 0
 Can we get a bike check?
  • 2 1
 VOD VOW VOM VOY VOD VOC.
  • 1 0
 More roooooost!!!!!
  • 1 0
 The steeze King
  • 1 0
 BOOOM!
  • 1 0
 that was fawking sic!
  • 1 0
 YESSSSSSSSSSS
  • 1 0
 disgustinnnngg!
  • 1 0
 Air or coil fork?
  • 1 0
 we need more roost
  • 1 2
 Natural trails don't start with a shovel

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