Video: Trail Bike Tricks and Gaps at Silverstar

Sep 21, 2019
by Max Loukidelis  
Views: 15,129    Faves: 139    Comments: 5


Getting fast and loose at Silver Star with that rad Slovenian guy who used to live in a truck at the Bike Ranch and has recently migrated to Vernon. We ended up having time constraints and managed to get something rad out of it, owing to Jakob's supernatural ability to thrown down for five hours straight without water or rest.

Jakob would like to thank Norco, Skyride, Live to Play, 5.10, Spank and IXS for their support in the 2019 season.

A film by Max Loukidelis.

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41 Comments

  • 21 0
 Silver star has to be one of my most favourite places to ride. If it’s got silver star in the title I have to watch just to remember how fun it is there and daydream about when I can get back to ride there again.
  • 6 0
 Me too! 2nd only to Whistler.
  • 4 12
flag tobiusmaximum (Sep 21, 2019 at 14:11) (Below Threshold)
 Is that Vernon just outside of New York?
  • 2 0
 @tobiusmaximum: Nope. Vernon British Columbia, Canada.
  • 7 0
 @madocreg2 Here too; preferred it to Whistler.

And how about the drive from Whistler, through Lillioet, to get there. Wowzers; 4 climactic zones in one day. Excellent memories.
  • 13 0
 I liked the video's progression from blue run to double-black skills. I'm thinking, "I can do that, I can do that, I'm close to doing that, hmm, I might get that on my best day, ok, this is getting serious, uh, no way, ok, wtf?"
  • 10 2
 Thoroughly enjoyed the ‘lumberjacky, full-face, just ride ya bike’ style of this.
  • 3 8
flag tomasinbc (Sep 21, 2019 at 10:21) (Below Threshold)
 lumberjacky tf? lmao what the hell does bike park have to do with lumber
  • 7 3
 @tomasinbc: who mentioned the bike park? he's wearing a lumberjack shirt..
  • 10 4
 @tobiusmaximum: no that's just a plaid shirt bud
  • 11 8
 @tomasinbc: okay kiddo, well before you were born that’s what men wore to chop down trees. But we’ll called it ‘plaid, full-face, just ride ya bike’ for your benefit.
  • 5 0
 @tobiusmaximum: Don't mind him... You see, all is folks from BC wear plaid. So to us, this is just everyday normal riding apparel.
  • 2 2
 @gnarnaimo: exactly! Everyone in BC is a lumberjack aren't they?!
  • 4 0
 @tobiusmaximum: Bro, yesterday’s lumberjacks are today’s hipsters.
  • 7 0
 @ChachiArcola: *Lumbersexual
  • 2 5
 @tobiusmaximum: sound like u know nothing about plaid or lumberjacks. red n black plaid is the only real canadian plaid. but enjoy your lumberjacky feelings
  • 4 0
 @tomasinbc: pssst, i have an idea, don't be so uptight sweetheart.
  • 4 0
 @tobiusmaximum: I get the feeling someone chopped down their own xmas tree last year and has identified as a lumberjerk ever since.
  • 2 7
flag tomasinbc (Sep 22, 2019 at 16:50) (Below Threshold)
 Fuk r u still on about @tobiusmaximum
  • 3 0
 Awesome video. I think I liked the first superman shot the most, when I saw the jump and the angle I thought for sure It was going to be a superman, I wasn't disappointed! The last shot was impressive too! I don't like seeing braiding, not on trails or in videos.
  • 1 0
 What a cool surprise to see you (once again) on Pinkbike Jakob! Looks like you're not in Kamloops anymore but damn I miss it so much since last summer, keep on sending it man! Cheers from France Big Grin
  • 2 0
 i miss the good tims too, it was an awesome summer!
  • 1 0
 Really cool feel good video, hadn't gotten that kind of vibe in a long time from a bike video, great combo of riding, filming and music. Thanks!
  • 3 0
 So nice!
  • 1 0
 Like the last music line "you make it perfect". Very good liitle bike video. Skill top, landscape top, music top
  • 2 0
 TIL: Trail bike means anything with a single crown
  • 2 0
 that's a small jump for a flip! so sick.
  • 1 1
 Sick riding. The filming is a bit awkward at times. Max should work on his pans and zooms to be more fluid and keep the rider in the frame. Fun video!
  • 3 0
 Hey man. We shot this thing in about four hours while racing a chairlift and the sun. I don't disagree on a few shots, we didn't have the luxury of multiple takes on plenty of them, so that is how it ends up. Not ideal for me either. Though I don't recall putting a single zoom in the vid here. Cheers!
  • 1 0
 @mmmmm: nice work even under a time crunch. Copy that on zoom, maybe just the distance to subject was off sometimes. I'm no expert on steady cam operations with a runner. I'm a stationary shooter.
  • 2 0
 Hellz ya, Jakob!
  • 1 0
 Silver Star is my home mountain! nice to see some love for that place
  • 2 0
 Sidewalk gap was legit!
  • 1 0
 Some people just make riding bikes look more fun than others. Great vid.
  • 2 1
 Norco jebem vas u oko.
  • 1 0
 Man he is rolling fast
  • 1 0
 DOPE!
  • 1 0
 Bitchin’ ????????
  • 1 0
 Rippin!!
  • 1 0
 Yeah boys! Super sick
  • 1 2
 My ears are bleeding, once again.

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