Riding with Kaia from Jonathan Kang on Vimeo.

This video of Kaia the border collie and her human, Bryan Gregory, has been making the rounds and it's no wonder -- watching a dog joyfully run at full speed through mountain trails while its owner trails behind on a bike is invigorating even if you're only witnessing it through a screen. The popularity of this video since it was posted is proof.

“The two 18-year-olds, along with another couple of friends, have been making videos for themselves and friends and family for a while. The night after they shot the video with Kaia, they posted it — with little expectation. 'We didn’t expect anyone to watch it,' Kang told the Tri-Cities NOW. But that’s the funny thing about the Internet. The next day, the video had more than 50,000 views."

For those of you with high-energy dogs, watching this probably makes you want to pick up mountain biking just to see if you can get your dog to go all out and finally be tired at the end of the day! My dog wishes I did this with him every day. The best I can do is a couple hours' walk on a beach launching a chuck-it every few seconds. We humans are perpetually too slow for our speedy dogs, until we get on a bike anyway.

“We thought it would be cool,” Kang said of the video that took about four hours to shoot and another couple of hours to edit.

The two 18-year-olds, along with another couple of friends, have been making videos for themselves and friends and family for a while.

The night after they shot the video with Kaia, they posted it — with little expectation.

“We didn’t expect anyone to watch it,” Kang told the Tri-Cities NOW.

But that’s the funny thing about the Internet.

The next day, the video had more than 50,000 views.

- See more at: http://www.thenownews.com/news/video-tri-cities-dog-video-goes-viral-1.795686#sthash.SHE8aKWz.dpuf

“We thought it would be cool,” Kang said of the video that took about four hours to shoot and another couple of hours to edit.

The two 18-year-olds, along with another couple of friends, have been making videos for themselves and friends and family for a while.

The night after they shot the video with Kaia, they posted it — with little expectation.

“We didn’t expect anyone to watch it,” Kang told the Tri-Cities NOW.

But that’s the funny thing about the Internet.

The next day, the video had more than 50,000 views.

Apparently the video was a hit with the mountain biking community.

- See more at: http://www.thenownews.com/news/video-tri-cities-dog-video-goes-viral-1.795686#sthash.SHE8aKWz.dpuf

“We thought it would be cool,” Kang said of the video that took about four hours to shoot and another couple of hours to edit.

The two 18-year-olds, along with another couple of friends, have been making videos for themselves and friends and family for a while.

The night after they shot the video with Kaia, they posted it — with little expectation.

“We didn’t expect anyone to watch it,” Kang told the Tri-Cities NOW.

But that’s the funny thing about the Internet.

The next day, the video had more than 50,000 views.

Apparently the video was a hit with the mountain biking community.

- See more at: http://www.thenownews.com/news/video-tri-cities-dog-video-goes-viral-1.795686#sthash.SHE8aKWz.dpuf

"Bryan, who races bikes in competition, says he thought it would be cool to see if his dog could keep up. In hindsight, it was more likely that Kaia was wondering the same about him," as Stephen over at The Dodo points out.

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