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    would you buy an instructional DVD?

    With all the youtube videos out there, I wonder if there is still a market for a good DVD? I've seen some decent instruction, but I think the visual explanation is lacking, which the verbal is good. Or the videos are just plain bad quality, poor audio, you name it.

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    Instructional for what?
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    for woodworking......


    no, for mountain biking!!!

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    Fabien Barel's skill videos are excellent, accessible and free.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    Fabien Barel's skill videos are excellent, accessible and free.
    agreed, I just watched one and visually, the ideas are very well explained. I though he could take it even further though.

    I think the day of the instructional DVD is dead.

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    For trials I got the DVD, it's hard to learn and a well instructed video explaining whats going on plus slow mo realy helps. For MTB meh, everyone rides it not hard to pick up or learn off others but for trials no one arond me rides so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pulpwoody View Post
    With all the youtube videos out there, I wonder if there is still a market for a good DVD? I've seen some decent instruction, but I think the visual explanation is lacking, which the verbal is good. Or the videos are just plain bad quality, poor audio, you name it.
    Hi Mr. pulpwoody,

    I've purchased all of these. I thought them all excellent value for the money and learned a lot from each of them:

    Mountain Bike DVD | Mountain biking video training | Mountain Bike Instruction and Techniques | West Coast Style

    Mastering the Art of Trials (Download) ? RL Action Productions Inc.

    Fluidride Fluidride: Like a Pro ? DVD

    I'm sure some of it is available for free on YouTube but I wanted the DVDs to ensure access to the information.

    Good luck in your search for instruction,

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    would you buy an instructional DVD?

    Will take a look for sure.
    Thanks for the info
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    No.

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    Torrents ftw

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    Quote Originally Posted by pulpwoody View Post
    With all the youtube videos out there, I wonder if there is still a market for a good DVD? I've seen some decent instruction, but I think the visual explanation is lacking, which the verbal is good. Or the videos are just plain bad quality, poor audio, you name it.
    With all the free content on YouTube I feel like it would be an absolute waste of money
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    I think the day of the instructional DVD is dead.

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    ^^perhaps, but not the instructional video.

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    Just because y'all are saying this, I'm going to make a DVD: "How to retain what you learn from a YouTube video".
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