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    Roam vs NWD8

    I just bought NWD8 Some good stuff there, not as much DH as I would have liked to see, some of the freeride ramps are insane! For those of you who watch surf movies I think NWD films are like the LOST films while the collective are more like Jack Johnson stuff.

    Anyways which did you like better and why?

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    I liked Roam more. NWD8 seemed to just have too many jump sequences that ended up making the movie almost boring to watch at times. And don't even get me started on the "Have you seen it" mumbo jumbo

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    Quote Originally Posted by his dudeness
    I liked Roam more. NWD8 seemed to just have too many jump sequences that ended up making the movie almost boring to watch at times. And don't even get me started on the "Have you seen it" mumbo jumbo

    I agree...i didn't get that whole part....and they could have cut out all that wrestling **** too

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    Freeride videos are becoming kinda yawn. IMO the whole slo-mo big jumps big tricks videos are getting kinda old. I'll take a racer vid over NWD nowadays

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    I chose Roam. More class, less BS, more scenic, better done.

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    Its funny...Race films get old for me. I can only watch a guy pinning it down a course so many times before it all starts to look the same. I've never been remotely interested in racing though...

    Roam/Collective - a bit emo to be honest. Good videos, but not great. Almost like they are trying too hard to be artistic.

    NWD8 was good...I enjoyed it. Big riding, loud music, sense of humor. Doesn't take itself too seriously.

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    I want to punch westerlund in the nuts every time hear that god awful music on andreau lacondeguy's part.
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    personally i think bas had the worst music

    NWD8 was like one giant slopestyle video....throw in some dirt jumps and blah. it got boring. They could have summed it up with like 3 riders. And they're still putting bourdon and cowen in, but they got rid of (in the past couple years) Vanderham and Strait??

    If you're going to show gnarly freeride, cowen over strait????
    Cowen - i built some DJ's behind my house
    Strait - i won red bull rampage, consistantly place in crankworx, and throw shoulder buzzers from a bunnyhop.

    And don't get me started on Bourdon, if you're gonna show ballsyness, show ****ing bender, and if you're gonna show mad flow and huge **** show vanderham.

    They need more scenes like gracias, barels, lopes/schlee....its not just downhillers pinning the same line over and over, then a different line, its just people going out and riding a trail.

    Roam and earthed 4 are my favorite films yet, since they both have amazing shots of people shredding down trails.

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    Earthed 4 is more enjoyable than either. Although Roam is so much better than NWD 8. Why do MTB films almost always have to have some cheesy theme? Fast forwarding through those scenes to get to the riding is tedious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KavuRider
    Its funny...Race films get old for me. I can only watch a guy pinning it down a course so many times before it all starts to look the same. I've never been remotely interested in racing though...

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    <high 5'> nail on head for me too

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    Quote Originally Posted by fonseca
    Earthed 4 is more enjoyable than either. Although Roam is so much better than NWD 8. Why do MTB films almost always have to have some cheesy theme? Fast forwarding through those scenes to get to the riding is tedious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KavuRider
    Roam/Collective - a bit emo to be honest. Good videos, but not great. Almost like they are trying too hard to be artistic.
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    emo WHAT IS THAT ****? ANYONE WHO USES THE WORD EMO is EMO

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    to be honest though watching a different racer pin the same line as the rest is as boring as watching a different rider jumping at the same place/doing the sa,me trick

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    True!

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    NW8 is the best mtb video I have seen yet. The riding is off the chains. Anyone who likes Roam better is on crack.

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    Yup

    Quote Originally Posted by jedi
    to be honest though watching a different racer pin the same line as the rest is as boring as watching a different rider jumping at the same place/doing the sa,me trick
    Bingo.

    I'm not criticizing either movie. Roam was good, so was the Collective - I just thought the whole "soul" thing was just as cheesy as the wrestling in NWD8.

    Watch what you like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KavuRider

    - I just thought the whole "soul" thing was just as cheesy as the wrestling in NWD8.

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    Well, the whole soul thing is what DH riding is. I can't get over the connection to surfing I feel when I ride. Just like surfing: you have to read the terrain, pick a line, express yourself, go fast and flow.........ITS ALL ABOUT THE SOUL.....What does wrestling have to do with biking?....um NOTHING! And I think a good (well rounded) film should include all aspects of MTB. NWD was too focused on DJ. They should have called it "Dirt Jump Wrestle Mania 8"

    And I don't get why they are using NWD as a title? What do they know (let alone most mountain bikers) about the REAL "New World Order"?

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    this thread should be which one sucks more .

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    Does the collective have plans for a new movie?

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    Roam is a really sweet movie, but my tastes run more towards freeride and jumping, so NWD8 is probably my favorite.
    If you buy NWD8 hoping for a DH movie, you will certainly be disappointed.

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    what movie has the most footage of FR Ramps North Shore style?

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    I'm more about the scenic movies so it's Roam for me. It's kind of like ski movies I would much rather watch big mountain stuff then a bunch of kids in the park throwing sick 7's LOL. I did buy NWD8 and will buy the next one but the collective movies are my pick so far.

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    Overall, Collective and Roam are my two favorite MTB movies. I do end up getting all of the NWD movies too, though, and NWD 8 is definately my favorite of those. My only complaint is that I could do with less hokey grab-ass and more riding, but the riding segments are great this year!

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    Collective was better than Roam. NWD7 was better than 8. Overally Collective was best. Roam 2nd.

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    The collective movies are just that.. MOVIES. They really bring out what mtbing is all about. Most others movies are just a collection of jump clips. Although i must admit NWD8 has some of the best clips theyve done so far in that series... the Fabien Barrel clip comes to mind.

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    Both are great.

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    Roam without a doubt. I Bittorrented both of them, and didn't even bother watching the whole NWD8. I'll be buying Roam for sure, NWD, not so much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mkrobert81
    what movie has the most footage of FR Ramps North Shore style?

    out of the 2?

    ckd beats both films in my opinion

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    Roam

    Of the two, I liked ROAM better... but recently my overall favorite flick was Stripped. All fall behind RTTH... still like watcing it even years later.

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    yeah ride to the hills is awesome

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    Why only one?

    I have watched both and enjoy both. They have two totally different vibes associated with them and both are great. Roam shows the real flow and soul of the sport whereas NWD8 showcases the most insane **** possible on a bike. I personally think the music influences the viewing of Roam more, and NWD8 seems too edited, but the riding is amazing in both. NWD8 pumps me to push the limit and Roam pumps me to flow

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    Well

    Quote Originally Posted by FoxRider77
    I have watched both and enjoy both. They have two totally different vibes associated with them and both are great. Roam shows the real flow and soul of the sport whereas NWD8 showcases the most insane **** possible on a bike. I personally think the music influences the viewing of Roam more, and NWD8 seems too edited, but the riding is amazing in both. NWD8 pumps me to push the limit and Roam pumps me to flow
    It is a poll.

    I agree with you though.
    I like Roam and the Collective, but I find myself watching NWD8 more, to pump me up before a ride.

    One thing is for certain - non riders are far more impressed with the Disorder movies than Roam/Collective.

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    Roam sucks d!ck, nwd 8 had too much dirt jumping and slow-mo, although barel's segment is sick, earthed 4 is a good movie, havent seen 5 yet.

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    The collective vids are gonna be my pick. I think the soundtrack (for the most part) is pretty original and seems to flow with the scenic images.I have to agree also, that Earthed 4 is bad a$$

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    Quote Originally Posted by William42
    And they're still putting bourdon and cowen in, but they got rid of (in the past couple years) Vanderham and Strait??
    Um.....strait was in NWD8.

    And what were bourdon and cowan's parts combined....like 30 seconds? You'd be a fool to think that attempted flat spin wasn't vid worthy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mkrobert81
    what movie has the most footage of FR Ramps North Shore style?
    Get any North Shore Extreme video. Digger is a builder. Low video quality, but more of a core/homemade feel to it.
    Quote Originally Posted by kidwoo
    The internet sounds like a tough place to ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bullrider
    Of the two, I liked ROAM better... but recently my overall favorite flick was Stripped. All fall behind RTTH... still like watcing it even years later.
    Ha! "My brother says you're totally washed!" I still crack up at that s#$%.

    My father-in-law just converted my copy to DVD. It rocks! I've downloaded almost every song from that soundtrack. CLASSIC!
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    Both are sick but NWD8 is better in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mkrobert81
    emo WHAT IS THAT ****? ANYONE WHO USES THE WORD EMO is EMO
    So you're emo? Oh sh!t now I'm emo...

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    NWD 8 definately had some of the most AMAZING and best riding i've seen to date and some great segments but the movie as a whole was not put together well. Roam had good segments but they all blended to make a movie that didn't need a "story" to bind it together. (If you can call wrestling a story!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by jedi
    out of the 2?

    ckd beats both films in my opinion

    No not out of the two....what is CKD?

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    colectively kranking up the disorder by pist-n-broke films.

    great vibe,great riding of all kinds

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    Quote Originally Posted by mkrobert81
    what movie has the most footage of FR Ramps North Shore style?
    north shore extreme 9??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quarashi
    OT: Seriously WTF! Why wrestling? That has to be one of the stupidest things man kind has ever come up with!
    Not sure but last winter know people thought the lucha libre wrestling was going to be the cool thing for 2008. The ads and even some skis have the wrestlers on them. I agree and was not into that part thank god for the FFWD on the remote.

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    Rad was better than both, no comparision. Plus Hell-Track separates the men from the boys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gop427
    Rad was better than both, no comparision. Plus Hell-Track separates the men from the boys.
    Dude...I remember RAD...it was rad! He keeps trying to do a back flip....back when doing a backflip was the ****!

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    It depends on what kind of riding you do. If you are a racer and looking for self improvement, the Earthed series is awesome. Some of the huckers might get bored of seeing people hit the same corner x10, but for me, it's fascinating to watch how people take different lines with different results.

    I like Roam because it's a sexy ass video that I can show to people who don't ride bikes.

    I like NWD8 because it's entertaining to watch when chugging down beers and gnawing on pizza with the fella's on a Fri night.

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    With regards to the question, " whens the next movie from the collective come out?" in this months BIKE mag, there is a page saying that they were filming this summer. Had mentioned Matt Hunter rolling in Savona B.C. If I remember correctly, I heard it might be dropped around spring of next year. I can get pumped for both movies, but my vote has to go to the ROAM. It offers alot and I dig the soundtrack. But when it comes down to it, if you get pumped watching either one, rock it.

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    I love Earthed 4 and hopefully 5 will be even better

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    NWD8 = Neat

    Roam = Very Sweet

    Earthed 1-4 = It!!

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