Megavalanche 2018 Full Race Run-- 14th Overall

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  • Megavalanche 2018 Full Race Run-- 14th Overall.
    First time racing Mega... It was awesome!!
    Strava: www.strava.com/activities/1690918480/segments/42384820129
    Bike was Transition Sentinel with a Rock Shox Lyrik 170 fork and all SRAM parts.
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  • J T
    J T 2 months ago

    Great run. Had you not had to contend with people starting in front of you and getting in the way causing you to fall you'd have been in the top 8-10 easily. I was hoping you'd push a little harder on the last roadway before the final single track through the woods to get to the narrows first but the dude slipped by you just before it and there was little chance of passing him after that, what with the dust in the air obscuring the right line. Excellent run and enjoyable vid.

    • J T
      J T Month ago

      @dcamp29 interesting, the guy who passed you has his own vid of the event, and you are right, he crashed on the glacier close out of the gate at a bad line, slipping on the ice but continuing a good long way on a rocky patch that, from his swearing, I am guessing hurt quite a bit.

    • J T
      J T 2 months ago

      @dcamp29 That particular spot is a bitch. I've watched Kilian Bron's recording from this year's Mega over virtually the same track and he lost to Borges at that exact spot (though I think Borges was playing with him the whole race). Tiredness has long since settled in, so much of the race is behind you so the adrenaline has started to fade, the roadway bit isn't very long but has a rise and the legs are knackered. That's why I like enduro, the hill challenges break up the downhill and require more than just fearlessness. You did incredibly well. Thanks for the video.

    • dcamp29
      dcamp29  2 months ago

      Thanks! The guy who passed me there was Youn Denauid- top 10 EWS guy... I think he'd crashed earlier because his arm was all bloody. Either way- I was givin her up the hill, just out of gas haha

  • Niklas
    Niklas 2 months ago

    Wow, you're faaaast

  • SleazyRoseWalker
    SleazyRoseWalker 3 months ago +1

    1:51 *DEJA VU...*

  • muddy rabbit
    muddy rabbit 3 months ago

    Goodman! Good work!

  • GENA BREZHNEV
    GENA BREZHNEV 3 months ago +1

    MEGA NICE AMAZING RACE.UNBELIEVABLE .

  • massive irrelevance
    massive irrelevance 3 months ago

    a bunch of strave-asseholes...LOL

  • yuri enslaved
    yuri enslaved 3 months ago

    молодец

  • MrSmokedTurkey
    MrSmokedTurkey 3 months ago +2

    Love that "hey baby" at 24:13 hahaha

  • LIFEASYOUPICTUREIT
    LIFEASYOUPICTUREIT 3 months ago

    6:43 he said “whoa fuck me hard”. Like if you heard lmao. To funny

  • Patrick Coston
    Patrick Coston 3 months ago

    I hate when someone slower gets in front of me and I can't pass them.

  • Patrick Coston
    Patrick Coston 3 months ago

    Please invest in a gimbal to stabilize the shot. It's too bouncy.

  • cordezio06
    cordezio06 3 months ago

    bravo pour le courage!

  • Paul Tech
    Paul Tech 3 months ago

    Loved it. Hilariously funny at the beginning.

  • Roaring Lion
    Roaring Lion 4 months ago +2

    Very well deserved placement my man! Sucks you didn't start a bit farther ahead than you did thought... All that passing wasn't good for your placing but meh, you crushed it anyway!
    Also.. HEY BABE!

  • Maksim hs
    Maksim hs 4 months ago

    u could start this with 2 redbulls ;)

  • Athletic - Dashole
    Athletic - Dashole 4 months ago +3

    I thought I was bad ass commuting two miles to get my groceries

  • ForcedFed4 Garage
    ForcedFed4 Garage 4 months ago

    I had a blast listening to you have a blast

  • jfuite
    jfuite 4 months ago +1

    I was cheering for you! I loved how excited you were. The sections in the snow were amazing.

  • Marvin Kitfox
    Marvin Kitfox 4 months ago

    A clear image of a racer that pushes his limits.
    .
    Possibly a bit too hard, too early.
    But he does keep on pushing despite the pain.

  • Me in L
    Me in L 4 months ago

    Icey porn 😂

  • спорт-купе
    спорт-купе 4 months ago

    dude, buy a new camera with a stabilizer.

  • Adolfo Pochi
    Adolfo Pochi 5 months ago

    bella discesa

  • Kevin H.
    Kevin H. 5 months ago

    Did everybody else get a water droplet in there left eye also? Lol

  • A T
    A T 5 months ago

    This is awesome. I've just learned of these races, looks ridiculously fun. What was starting elevation?

    • dcamp29
      dcamp29  5 months ago

      Yes- most fun races ever. Starting elevation on this one is over 10,000ft/3,300m. Ending is somewhere around 2,000ft/700m.

  • Winged Hussar
    Winged Hussar 6 months ago

    the music in the beginning is so funny lol

  • Zach Minter
    Zach Minter 7 months ago +1

    If I walked this trail I would trip multiple times. It amazes me that people can effortlessly bike this.

  • Lhos
    Lhos 7 months ago

    5:41 - off course.

  • Che Campbell
    Che Campbell 7 months ago

    omg, without that fall at the start....top 10 ?

  • NOJ
    NOJ 7 months ago +1

    I have watched far too many of these already and I can tell you that a lot of these guys need to learn a bit about slipstream distances. Watch some road race examples. At 21:20 ish you see this guy using it and then get overtaken by a guy who was doing it better. You want to be half a bikes length from the guy in front of you and if they are doing it to the guy in front of them and the guy in front of them is doing it too you won't even need to peddle on the flats - so you'll save yourself for the hills and blast past everyone.
    Great job. I probably couldn't do what you guys do, even with the theory behind me. Keep it up!

  • Cecil Henry
    Cecil Henry 7 months ago

    The only problem with these courses is that except at the top, there's almost NO place to pass!!

  • Martin Pokmat
    Martin Pokmat 7 months ago

    You are really good fo downhill but to the hill (up) you are not so good :))

  • prizmprizn
    prizmprizn 7 months ago

    Looks tiring and dangerous..but really fun. At the start its absolute chaos..awesome

  • Bambang Setiawan
    Bambang Setiawan 8 months ago

    Lu ngerekam tapi lu bego

  • Tech News for Tech Noobs
    Tech News for Tech Noobs 8 months ago +2

    I'm exhausted just watching this...

  • A B Bikes Cars N’ Guitars

    Coming in hot 1:51
    Do they select riders or can anyone sign up and qualify?

    • A B Bikes Cars N’ Guitars
      A B Bikes Cars N’ Guitars 8 months ago

      dcamp29 thanks a lot for the fast reply, that’s awesome, something to look forward too. I’m happy for you that you were able to experience this, it looks like you had a lot of fun.

    • dcamp29
      dcamp29  8 months ago +1

      Anyone can sign up. There are 10 qualifying races of about 140 people each the day before to sort out fast/slow riders into groups. The final races (this one) have about 350 line up to start (I think there are 4 final heats from fast to slow).

  • Hoch134
    Hoch134 8 months ago +1

    Fascinating how much power you were able to get out of your body. You can clearly hear how you were driving on your limit most of the time.

  • Zjef Winne
    Zjef Winne 8 months ago

    Always nice to see two cammers meet up tvclip.biz/video/xiqLviSC42w/video.html & tvclip.biz/video/kEeN8xY_1BI/video.html

  • bridgecross
    bridgecross 8 months ago +6

    After watching the video from the winner, I came here to see the race actually had some other bikes. That guy just crushed it.

  • Luciano Bozzi
    Luciano Bozzi 8 months ago

    Troppo bello questa gara ed il percorso stupendo BRAVO,voglio anch'io

  • Greg Kosinski
    Greg Kosinski 8 months ago

    These dudes who claw in front of people on the glacier just to white knuckle their brakes until they fall over need to go away

  • Lazerbeam G
    Lazerbeam G 8 months ago +1

    You did great man!!!!

  • Icy Phoenix
    Icy Phoenix 8 months ago +2

    Sliding faster than some of them riders :D

  • mali Piščanec
    mali Piščanec 9 months ago

    4:33 lol

  • Chris Aker
    Chris Aker 9 months ago +1

    Greetings from Maui. , Amazing vid Bro

  • h ch
    h ch 9 months ago +1

    what a hard worker, my God. but the real test would be to go back up the mountain lol!

  • 5.10 RUS
    5.10 RUS 9 months ago

    что за музон в начале?

  • Marcin L
    Marcin L 9 months ago

    down hll hehe

  • Macon Helton
    Macon Helton 9 months ago

    FUH KING GNAR 😂🤘

  • Don Schwartz
    Don Schwartz 9 months ago

    Do those bike have some kind of auto shift?

  • ElmoCall911
    ElmoCall911 9 months ago

    Better than chasing scenes from Star Wars.

  • Cody Haydu
    Cody Haydu 9 months ago

    Dude what wheres this take place I want in

  • Keem Osabe
    Keem Osabe 9 months ago

    what is with all these foulmouthed jackwagons that participate in these things? is there some reason they have to be complete foulmouths? foulmouthed foulmouths. cripes.

    • antred11
      antred11 4 months ago +1

      What are you talking about?

  • Dmitry
    Dmitry 9 months ago

    ooh.. fuck me!!)

  • kay poly
    kay poly 9 months ago

    All I want to know is, if I have an XC bike what tires can I run to be able to ride on ice without sliding all over the place? this seem to be the longest kept secret in the bike world.

    • dcamp29
      dcamp29  9 months ago

      @kay poly No- I use those tires for normal XC riding around my home (very rocky).

    • kay poly
      kay poly 9 months ago

      @dcamp29 And I suppose you rode the XC with the dhf/icon combo in the snow too? because, that will be too much on dry land.

    • dcamp29
      dcamp29  9 months ago

      @kay poly For this race I ran DHF 2.3 DD front and rear with cushcore front and rear. On my XC bike I run a DHF 2.3 EXO in the front and Icon 2.35 EXO on the rear. Again- nothing really works on ice.

    • kay poly
      kay poly 9 months ago

      @dcamp29 DHF front and rear? what combo. Don't be vague, give the entire details. and remember I said, XC bike/short travel bike.

    • dcamp29
      dcamp29  9 months ago

      Real ice? Nothing works. Just don't do anything when you ride on ice- no braking, no pedaling no turning. Just sit there and coast across ice in a straight line. I ran Maxxis Minion DHF's for this race. They were fine on the snow.

  • Dominiek Demaerel
    Dominiek Demaerel 9 months ago

    Very impressive!!! How much km is the race?

  • Master Beethoven
    Master Beethoven 9 months ago

    Nice run

  • Kingsoupturbo
    Kingsoupturbo 9 months ago +2

    Really impressive fitness, pounding past some other very skilled and fit riders, a great watch! dream ride!

  • Jamie Carter
    Jamie Carter 10 months ago

    then then this : Basket Case · Queengreen Day

  • Jamie Carter
    Jamie Carter 10 months ago

    then this : Californication · Queen Red Hot Chili Peppers

  • Jamie Carter
    Jamie Carter 10 months ago

    play this to this video Numb / Encore · Jay-Z , Linkin Park