It’s that time of year again! Summer is in full swing, the sun is shining and our new website is uploaded and live with the new 2018 SE bikes! If you thought we couldn’t top last year’s line of bikes, you better think again! For our 2018 line of bikes, we have refined our line-up and gone back to our roots. With four new models, you’ll see more BMX bikes in the line than ever before. Check out some of the highlights.
Mike Buff is a BMX pioneer who helped introduce freestyle BMX to the world. As one of the original godfathers of freestyle, Mike rode a PK Ripper in the early 1980s when he was a member of the legendary BMX Action Trick Team. The Mike Buff Big Ripper resonates with the same style of the PK Ripper that Mike made famous, but this year’s version is built with big ol’ 29” wheels.
The Simple Summer Session riders list for the event in Riga on 26 August 2017 is starting to look really good. More local riders will be added from the pre-qualification events in Estonia (Kuldrula) and Latvia (Ghetto Games) as well as several more international top riders. Altogether 24 park riders and 24 street riders will ride in Riga. Nate Wessel designed the course and it will be built by MindWorkRamps / Sessionramps so you know it's going to be good.
1. ONWIES KNALLEN CREW: Joram van Dijk, Sybren Planting, Bart van der Kamp, Milan Baars, Janos Baars and Daan van Wezel. 2. Joeri Veul and Twan van Wijk 3. BOUNTY HUNTERS CREW: Emile Bouwman, Bas Verschoor, Jorn Tuijnman and Rodrigue Timellini. 4. ONE WAY CREW: Joris Gies, Jesse Nederveld, Mika Bunkers, Patrick Ijzenbrandt, Kareehm Richardson and Niek Van Ark
Round Three is going down! We are meeting on the 08th of July 2017 by the ditch spot next to ZHDK School Zurich (address-links at the bottom). After a short warm up session we are heading to several street spots all around Zurich where you need to show us your mad set of skills! After various spots, the final station will be the Skatepark Sihlcity at Allmend in Zurich where the session is going to end with a grill & chill
Date: 08. July 2017 Postponement (in case of bad weather) 15. July 2017
The Urban Sports Week Amsterdam (USWA) has plenty of BMX on the program. Next to early morning BMX clinics, contests are scheduled from Thursday 6 - 9 June. Something for everyone with Dirt, Miniramp, Flatland, Street and BMX Park diciplines happening at the Museumplein in the middle of Amsterdam. Registration is still open so if you're looking for something to do for the next days, let's meet up in the capitol of The Netherlands.
More info: The organisation expects thousands of participants, as in 2016. In this year’s edition the iconic Museum Square will be the main location for the event. The USWA hosts several National and
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is pleased to announce that a total prize fund of €187,050 will be on offer for participants at the 2017 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships, which will be held on 8th-12th November in Chengdu, China. This prize money – which is unprecedented for the three disciplines represented (Trials, Mountain Bike Eliminator (XCE) and BMX Freestyle Park – will respect the principle of equality between genders and across the disciplines, which has been standard practice at all UCI World Championships since 2016. Each UCI Elite World Champion will receive a prize of €10,000. Equality of treatment will benefit to all competitors ranked from 1st to 12th place.
These first-ever UCI Urban Cycling World Championships will take place over five days of competition on 8th-12th November, with the Trials competition kicking off the show. The BMX Freestyle Park will be held between the 10th and the 12th, while the XCE will close the event on the Sunday.
Programme of events (Finals)
12th November BMX Freestyle Park - Women (12.00-12.45)
Hungary, Budapest at BudaPart - Kopaszi gát - August 18th to 20th. After an incredible first edition in the sunny city of Montpellier (France), the FISE World Series is invading the Hungarian Capital from the 18th to the 20th of August, in the dreamed spot of BudaPart - Kopaszi gát.
World Action Sports Festival This tour is a World Action Sports Festival, which organize amateurs and professional competitions in the following disciplines: BMX Freestyle Park, BMX Freestyle Flatland, Skateboard, Mountain Bike, Roller Freestyle. Each stops is the occasion for riders to performing for an overall ranking, which is rewarding at the end of each year the winner of the tour. According to the core soul of the festival,
The 2nd edition of the Pro Freestyle Heerlen-Limburg will take place this weekend. Get ready for some freestyle action sport madness right in the middle of the city center of Heerlen which will include BMX Street and BMX Park.
Sports On the 'Bongerd 2' you will find a huge street setup for skateboarders and BMX Street riders. Also on 'Bongerd 2' is the park setup (to fly higher) for BMX Park, Scoot, Inline Skate and MTB riders. Local riders can participate by sending an email to the organization.
Playgrounds presented by Rabobank Parkstad For all beginners, kids, locals, fans a couple of playgrounds will be set up. Bigger and better! Improve your skills at the world cup pump track by Wood15 (Sittard). The pump track is located on the beautiful Pancratiusplein, with all the cafes around. On 'Bongerd 1' you will find a mini BMX/MTB obstacle line. On the Saroleastraat you can test inline skates from the brand Rollerblade®. All playgrounds are free for all and open from 12:00-18:00.
Side events On Saturday night we present a movie night with Schunck* Every day serious DIY installation and 045 streetwear at Encore Concept Gallery
Adventure photographers need a camera bag that’s as tough as they are. With its rugged materials and faceted design, MindShift Gear’s new PhotoCross sling bags protect a photographer’s gear from punishing trips into the wild. The PhotoCross is built to withstand the elements, yet comfortable enough to wear on long days in the field. These sling bags stay out of the way when scrambling but offer quick camera access when ready to take the shot. They feature weatherproof zippers and abrasion-resistant materials, plus a carrying system for tripods or jackets.
The PhotoCross comes in two sizes and colors, Orange Ember and Carbon Grey. The PhotoCross 10 fits an ungripped DSLR and one to two lenses, plus a 10” tablet, or a Mirrorless body and three to five lenses, plus a 10” tablet. The PhotoCross 13 fits an ungripped DSLR, two to four lenses, including a 70–200mm f/2.8, and some 13” laptops.