Don’t inform MTB rider, Glen Jacobs, that poetry and trail work don’t combine. In truth, don’t inform us so, both.
“Soil Searching” follows a body of workers and associates as they lower mountain bike trails into the loamy mountainsides of Hogervarde, Norway. Jacobs’ rhythmic narration offers a satisfying, lyrical backdrop.
Throughout many of the motion, his huge expertise — “I’ve been doing this since before there was a thing called mountain biking” — guides the yeoman’s work.