This video pretty much hits the nail on the head in terms of identifying and slamming just about every cliche there is in mountain-biking films. Really, though, their critiques apply to a wide genre of outdoor films, from climbing to kayaking to skiing. I’ve seen these cliched, formulaic tricks before. I’ve done many of them myself. And I gotta tip my hat to the people at NSMB.com for so cleverly, humorously and creatively calling everyone out. Their Vimeo Staff Pick distinction is well deserved.
So, without further ado, here it is: “How To Make a Sick Mountain Bike Edit.”