Video: Garret Mechem Hits Whistler & Kamloops in 'What's the Difference?'

Nov 8, 2021
by COMMENCAL bicycles  


As soon as they could, Garret Mechem and Derek McCuiston left home in Santa Cruz, California and drove straight to the Canadian border. In the midst of competing in the Crankworx B.C. Summer Series, Garret and Derek found time to stack clips and throw some style in two of British Columbia’s most iconic freeride spots: Whistler Bike Park and Kamloops Bike Ranch.

“Being a month long, this trip really changed our perspective on a lot of things. Bouncing from place to place week after week really showed us that no matter the situation or conditions, there is not much else we would rather be doing. It also showed us that whether freeriding or racing, if your mission is to have a sick time, then really, WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?”
- Garret and Derek

Rider: Garret Mechem
Directed by: Derek McCuiston
Film: Derek McCuiston
Edit: Derek McCuiston
Photography : Derek McCuiston & JB Liautard











23 Comments

  • 20 0
 These commencal edits are the BEST!
  • 1 0
 lol
  • 8 0
 Was really hoping "What's The Difference" by Dr. Dre was going to start playing.
  • 5 0
 I know its almost ski season and I am stoked, but I could sure go for some Dirt Merchant right about now
  • 3 0
 These photos are next level too, nice work JB and Derek!
  • 3 0
 So. Much. Style.
  • 2 0
 so good guys, sick work on the whole piece!
  • 2 0
 This was so sick!
  • 1 0
 I cant wait until the TRs are back in stock
  • 1 0
 Having andreu lacondeguy around the team... definitely a push.
  • 1 0
 Another awesome commencal edit
  • 6 5
 Nice music choice.
  • 13 3
 I was about to say the absolute opposite. But from the Kamloops part on it got way better!
  • 2 2
 @maybenotaprofile: you really prefer the Jackson 5 to Travis Scott?
  • 6 0
 @mariomtblt: the Jackson 5 could at least handle a safe concert, unlike the other one.
  • 3 1
 @ldhbaker: Totally agree! Classic R&B, Way better than the crap rap at the start. I feel like Dr. Dre's The Chronic was the pinnacle of rap, and that the majority of rap after the early 2000's sucks!
  • 1 0
 @BlindMan77: trippin dude, there is so much good music since then, never mind that so many top 40 hits in that time frame were produced by dr dre himself
  • 2 0
 @mariomtblt: I was referring to rap music specifically. Most if it sucks after the early 2000's. It's subjective, I get it.
  • 1 0
 2:24 was just nasty
  • 1 0
 Sick one.
  • 1 0
 LOVED IT!

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