Dave Freimuth is the newest member of the Colony team. Dave has left Macneil on good terms & now will be riding for Colony BMX. Plans are underway already for his own signature frame & fork. Expect to see the forks in the new year & the frame soon afterwards. Colony & Dave are looking forward to an exciting future together. Dave joins the already varied team consisiting of Ryan Guettler, Pete Radivo, Kenny Raggett, Nick Richardson, Haimona Ngata & myself (Clint Millar).
In more Colony news our full debut range of parts are shiping now worldwide when everyone reads this, hopefully, fingers crossed. No seriously, they are shipping now, so expect Colony products on bike shops shelves very soon. Distribution for Colony is in the USA, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Canada, the Netherlands & South Korea.
ESPN, Inc. and PepsiCo announced the return of ESPN X Games Dubai 2006 presented by Mountain Dew to be held in the United Arab Emirates, with an exhibition featuring the world’s top action sports athletes. Since last year’s event drew approximately 23,000 action sports enthusiasts, city officials, PepsiCo and ESPN are supporting the event’s return. X Games Dubai is scheduled to be held December 1-3, 2006 in Dubai Creek Park, the United Arab Emirates’ second largest park, with free admission. Performances will be held on the vert ramp with BMX, Skateboard, Aggressive In-line Skate, and The Moto X ramps will be visited by the world’s leading riders. There is a small fee to enter Dubai Creek Park. Together with Presenting Sponsor, PepsiCo's Mountain Dew brand, the event will also be supported by Official Car Partner Dodge, Electronic Arts "Need For Speed Carbon" and Men's fragrance Hugo Boss Energise.
Athletes scheduled to appear are BMX legend Mat Hoffman (USA), X Games 12 Skateboard Gold medalist Sandro Dias (Brazil),
The Biketoberfest is taking place on October 21st @ Stroud park-1100 west main street Stroudsburg Pa. 18360 . The park is located behind the high school. Starts 12 noon. A $5.00 donation fee to ride the park and also entitles you to enter the best trick and bunny hop contests. You will receive 1 raffle ticket included in the entry fee for a chance to win a cool prize. Drinks and snacks will be available at the park. Event coordinator Cecilia Yost. BMXinvasion is hosting the event and AL D will be judging the contests.
On 3rd of November the Battle in da Club tour, Germany’s first and sole Bmx Flatland run, is going to take place in Nurenberg. The location is Nurenberg’s most fantastic and trendy club, the Mach 1. Round number 3 of the BidC is presenting itself in a completely new shape and is filled with innovative ideas. Now a selection of only 16 of the best German and Austrian riders are invited to battle for a 2000€ trophy money. The 16 invited participants have the possibility to predefine a companion for the challenge. That means that the riders have to register in teams of two, the so called “tag teams”. Consequently, there are eight teams of two, competing in four battles by lot.
The better team of a “duel” reaches the next round. In round two there are four teams and two battles remaining. After this the final battle is already fix. Two teams are struggling for the ultimate victory. After one of the teams was able to win, there will be a one -on- one finale between the members of the winner- team.
Here's the new version of the FATBMX.com advertisement that will appear in RIDE BMX # 99 and the new issue DIGBMX. This time we've used some photos from our trip to Las Vegas for the Interbike show. Did you make it in the ad this time? Depending on the photo that can be a good or a bad thing. We let some people slide this time, we'll tell you that much. Enjoy the ad and spread the word about FATBMX.com. "We tell it like it is!"
Vans Presents The Eastpak Antidote Tour Supported By Eastpak, Vans, The Agency Group Ltd and Side One dummy Records. We've got some prizes to give away in a contest. We keep it simple this time.
Name three of the four bands that are on the Eastpak Antidote Tour.
Attach a low-res photo to show you're ready to rock 'n roll!
In case you missed the Roundabout Tour premiere we have a bit of good news for you. We received two trailers that we are posting here so you can get a feel of what the second Roundabout tour was all about. If you dig the trailers, most likely you'll dig the video. Edd Allen was the man in charge and he has done some successful videos in the past.The video features Robin Fenlon, Owain Clegg, Chris Souter, Caleb Kilby, Sebastian Keep, Dan Lacey and Alistair Whitton!
- October, 2006 - The Dew Action Sports Tour, the pro tour of action sports, today wrapped up its final day of competition for the 2006 season at PlayStation® Pro, the fifth and final stop of the Tour, at the TD Waterhouse Centre. Daniel Dhers captured the BMX Park title. Dhers, 21, of Caracas, VEN, placed first at the PlayStationâ Pro with a score of 96.75 to clinch the Tour title. Marcus Tooker, 20, of Cape Cod finished in second with a 90.75 after a tiebreaker, followed by Alistair Whitton, 25, of Great Britain who also earned a 90.75.
“It feels awesome to win the Dew Cup,” said Dhers. “I trained a lot and practiced to make the Dew Action Sports Tour. This is unbelievable. I’m living a dream.” Dhers finished the season with a total of 389 points. Scotty Cranmer, 19, of Jackson, NJ finished with 330 points, followed by Ryan Nyquist, 27, of Los Gatos, Calif., with 319.