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Coastal Crew

Coastal Crew

Life moves fast so don’t force it. Let things flow, and do what feels right. Not because someone else wants it, but because you want it.  This is The Coastal Crew.  

Featuring Curtis Robinson & Dylan Dunkerton
Music: Fools Rhythm by Two Fingers
Courtesy of THIRD SIDE MUSIC INC.
Credit: NSMB

Coastal Crew

Coastal Crew: I was just a kid who came here for bike school with the anticipation of finding a spot within the industry. I didn’t think that school did much for me but it brought me to the right place at the right time with the right people. It was a good choice to stay! – Evan “Intern” Young

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Coastal Crew: The Intern, Inty, I N T, IntyBoi, Evan “Intern” Young. The myth is true folks, hard work, and determination does prevail (yes this sounds cliche as ever) but damn is it true when it comes to the story of The Intern. If you like something enough and are willing to do whatever it takes to pursue that dream, there is success hidden behind each challenge even if it doesn’t feel that way. I’ve been hanging, riding, and working with Intern for the past 5 years and he may not know it yet but he’s living the dream harder than anyone I know. Thanks for years of hard work and good times, the digging ain’t over yet sucker! – Curtis Robinson Intern has been an integral part of our growth over the years. Whether it’s slaving away carrying gear up a mountainside for “Inside Out”, packing bundles of slats across ravines for “Arrival” all the way to helping develop and manage CGP. The guy is a master of all trades, you won’t find a better, harder working guy than Intern. On top of that, he oozes style on the bike. – Dylan Dunkerton

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Coastal Crew: For this video, I chose to ride with a little stiffer set up than I usually run. – Curtis Robinson
Long alloy frame  – 780mm bar width – Boxxer WC, 2 tokens, 95psi  – 500lbs coil in the rear.  – Tire pressure: 33psi front, 40 psi rear

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Coastal Crew: No matter how many times you ride a new feature or test something for the first time, there is always the fear of miss judging your speed, or half committing. From start to finish the more you stare at your project and start to feel it out, it slowly becomes more and more comfortable until it’s time to really feel it out. If you build it… Well, you gotta ride it right?! – Curtis Robinson

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Coastal Crew: There were a lot of afternoons spent in the mine shaft waiting out the rain. It always helps to have our K9 assistants around to keep the vibes up and lenses on hand. – Dylan Dunkerton

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Coastal Crew: Dyl and I have been riding bikes together since we were 10 and 12, getting our dads to help us build a ladder drop behind our school. Even though the Principal made us tear it down soon after, it was a start. Here we are 15 years later still buzzin’ each other’s tires down the trails while learning what we can from our skilled parents who share the same values in life. Work hard, play hard. – Curtis Robinson

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Coastal Crew: I have always had one rule when it comes to filming and riding. Don’t force it. If it doesn’t feel good don’t do it, if the shot doesn’t look good don’t shoot it. Let it all come together organically – that’s when projects come out looking the best. – Dylan Dunkerton

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Coastal Crew: For this shoot, I kept my set up the same as I usually would riding on the coast. – Dylan Dunkerton – Long carbon frame – 780mm bar width – Boxxer team with a firm coil – 500lbs coil in the rear – Tire pressure 32 front, 38 rear

Coastal Crew

Coastal Crew: You can’t go wrong keeping it simple. But nowadays with technology progressing so fast, being a filmer has become not so simple. You could say it’s easier to get great shots with tools like drones and cable cams but it has been a big learning experience for us. In the end, the shots speak for themselves, it’s insane what tools are available these days. – Dylan Dunkerton

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Coastal Crew: We weren’t confident that we would get enough shots on the jump trail so we went ahead and built another trail beside it. A lot of earth was moved by hand but it never hurts to put in that time. Do it right, don’t do it twice! If it’s going to take another day, take another day. – Dylan Dunkerton

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Coastal Crew: It’s incredible how long it takes to build and film a project like this, but no matter what it’s always worth it to put in that extra time and effort. It’s a well-known fact that there could always be more dirt and there always could be another shot. – Evan “Intern” Young

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Coastal Crew: After years of trial and error and going through the learning curves of building lines that not many would ever find, we now have the space and freedom we only dreamed about when we were kids. Those simple ideas of getting down the hill have greatly escalated… – Curtis Robinson

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