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Video: Friday Fails #224

May 27, 2022
by Pinkbike Originals  


It's time for the best fails of the week.


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47 Comments
  • 23 0
 Shoulders and collarbones edition.

BTW amazing 180 at 1:15
  • 1 0
 You know when you hear wind in the mic that someone is getting taken out airborn.
  • 21 0
 Scorpion attack and finest yoga move at 0:48 !
  • 4 0
 More scorpions than a logpile in Baja.
  • 3 0
 I wish I was still that flexible!
  • 21 0
 "Nope"
  • 9 0
 That solid tree hit at 1:04 gave me a shiver.
  • 1 0
 He's not getting up from that any time soon. Out for the Count!!
  • 5 0
 @gibbdaeh: luckily, I didn’t hit my head. I was worried I broke my helmet on the first ride
  • 9 0
 Yeah, it hurt quite a bit. At least my only injury was a broken collarbone
  • 1 0
 how much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
  • 1 0
 @apokolokyntosis: As much wood as a woodchuck could chuck, If a woodchuck could chuck wood. You should be asking , how much wood could a wood duck duck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
  • 8 0
 2:45 going for the frontflip?
  • 3 0
 So much rotation! How??
  • 1 0
 That's what happens when you sit down going up a jump and your ass gets caught in the wheel at just the right moment. @mrosie:
  • 13 7
 So much portrait. If your friends film in that orientation I don't even feel bad when you crash.
  • 3 0
 I don't use it but isn't portrait for Instagram postings? Always assumed that was the reason for the preference
  • 5 4
 instagram stories hello?
  • 3 1
 The quality of the crash should be proportional to the format its filmed in.
If its a cheap, stupid, throw-away type bail, go ahead at portrait it for insta/tiktok.
If your buddy has committed to huge-scale cinematic crash, you owe it to them to capture it in landscape for a high quality, equally cinematic YouTube compilation video.
  • 3 0
 Portrait is fine and can be captured at the same resolutions as landscape when it's not being black-barred into a landscape canvas, the issue is often framing as landscape can be a bit more forgiving. What would be the best, IMO, is if FF's were sorted to all be one orientation or the other. 1st and 3rd landscape then 2nd and 4th portrait or something. Nearly all devices support rotation or are large enough to make it negligible for a video every other week, and I'm sure that I'm not the only one who would appreciate the consistency from clip to clip.
  • 2 0
 @pockets-the-coyote: I was thinking the same, but the issue is people watching on PC or casting to their TVs, do you try and rotate those screens or watch half the video with a crick in your neck?
  • 2 0
 @ROOTminus1: Which way do I film if my friend hasn't decided yet whether or not to crash the bike?
  • 2 0
 @ROOTminus1: All the videos for one day should be chosen so you don't have to rotate during playback. Then all the videos that don't match that scheme go into the video for the next week. Rinse and repeat. Sorting adds very little time to the process of cropping and stringing the footage all together, especially if you produce videos for both weeks at the same time.
  • 4 0
 The sounds at 1:41 are just great, can only imagine what produced the third one...
  • 3 0
 ...oh god...that *crunch* off camera....can only hope that was a pile of branches he/she fell on
  • 6 0
 Almost nailed the 180
  • 3 0
 I heard the wind nuking at full speed in the first clip before the rider hits the drop, and thought, "I wonder if he'll get blown off axis in midair." Yup.
  • 4 0
 Wonder why you never see in the comments: "Hey that's me at 2:05, and I broke my clavicle there!" ?
  • 7 0
 Can't type after the injury. . .
  • 4 0
 Shouldn't 1:58 be a save since the idiot family completely blocking the trail between the tape?
  • 4 0
 the trees were hungry today
  • 4 0
 That groan at :20
I feel ya man
  • 3 0
 Glad these were less devastating this week. Last week was gruesome.
  • 3 0
 The sounds really adds to the experience
  • 2 0
 the crash at 1:50, the guy filming that says "Nope" and sighs like a disappointed parent. Good stuff.
  • 2 0
 "Last ride a pinetree saved my life..."... or not.
  • 1 0
 The guy at 1:17 is clearly riding a Pivot Mach 5 Big Grin
  • 1 0
 3:45 will nail it next time.
  • 1 0
 2:46, You are not scare of steep hummus did you?
  • 1 0
 It's the Superman to Scorpion special edition. Party on!
  • 1 0
 Loved the Lemming like grace of the 1st one.
  • 1 0
 2:48 how on earth did that happen
  • 3 3
 Nice "fall" colors in one. How long were you saving that video for?
  • 11 0
 outside of US there are other countries with other seasons in May Wink
  • 1 0
 @valrock:
It’s always fall somewhere.

At least on Friday it seems that way.
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