Mountain bike videos are developing an annoying formulaic quantity. Fast editing and grunge rock or whatever, interspersed with “humourous” footage.
The Dirt Riders ’99 is a compilation put together by SSM Freesports, of the 1999 BMB RAV4 DH and DS series. It features all the rounds with rider interviews cut between
It’s not bad. Either as a catch-up to see what happened on the circuit this year, or as a momento if you were there.
Highlights include the Crawford Carrick-Anderson interview – a star in the making
without a doubt. Lowlights include the “Mad” Matt Farmer interview – as he tries his best to convince you that he’s a crazy dude. Yawn.
Run time is a fair-enough 61minutes, and though there are only a few “rewind-that-and-see-it-again” moments, for anyone with an interest in the UK racing scene this is an essential to have on the shelf.