Diamond Back's Trevor Knesal mailed the following press release:
Kent, WA - Since it was first released in April of last year, Diamondback’s Accomplice BMX frame has proven itself to be the perfect partner in crime for any skate park or trails session. Until now, the frame has only been available with a 21â€? top tube, but a 20â€? TT version is now also available and a 20.5â€? is in the works.
The original 21â€? version is sold out and will soon be replaced by a 2nd generation that will be identical to the first but will feature
The first round (of three) of the XTRLRG Series is going to take place in Heerlen, NL this Saturday. 11 Pros and 17 Amateurs have signed up through the official website (www.XLseries.com) to ride at The Promise park. You can sign up too so pay the site a visit for more info. New SNAFU Pro rider Paddy Gross is coming over so even if you don't ride yourself, you can check out a real World Champion on a BMX bike in action on March 12th (sorry Paddy, that's what you get for being good).
The Flatland Ninja sent us this photo of the new KGB bike. We were thinking that he put on his Ninja suit and strapped a digital camera around his waist and broke into the KGB office to take the shot. Then we checked the KGB site and see what we found:
Someone got into our computer and stole a picture of the new Psychopower frame. Who ever does this kind of things are just ignorant bastards and I hope they crash bad next time they ride, if they even ride. Hehe. Just kidding. We were going to post a picture of the new frame during this week so here you have it.
The Metro BMX jam is taking place in Toronto this weekend. We hope to have the results up in the next few days. Here's a list of 80 participating pro riders. Make your top three list now and see how you did come Monday.
01 Alistair Whitton UK
02 Tobias Wicke GER
03 Danny Hickerson USA
04 Gary Young USA
05 Morgan Wade USA
06 Dustin Guenther CAN
07 Karl Engstrom CAN
08 Dave Osato CAN
09 Joe Schiavi USA
10 Dean Hearne UK
11 John Heaton CAN
12 Max Vincent CAN
13 Jim Cielencki USA
14 Dave Freimuth USA
15 Vinnie Sammon USA
Simon Tabron doesn't sit on his ass and watch the world go by. He gets stuff done. After building an indoor vert ramp, it's time for a halfpipe contest. His SpinLikeHell company is expanding at the same time. What's the latest you ask?Matt Fairbairn has moved from Australia to Newquay (UK) to ride our new vert set up and both he and Zach Shaw are now riding for Spinlikehell. We've got some cool new t-shirts and other products coming out and hopefully our on-line store will be operational in the near future at spinlikehell.com
Also, we are running a vert only jam on our new ramp set up at Mount Hawke Park in Cornwall, UK on 21st and 22nd May. It will be A, B and C group format with unusual prizes and a saturday night out in
Robert Moeller, one of the organizers of the 2004 World's in Cologne, Germany will have some sleepless nights ahead of him. Robert and Nina are now the proud parents of daughter Lilli, born on 14 February 2005. Congratulations to the Moeller family.
Next big BMX event in Cologne that will be co-organized by Robert will take place from 23-26 June 2005. It's called the Suzuki BMX Masters.
Are you keeping up with all the FATBMX updates? Have you bookmarked this site? Is it your start-up page already? Good, glad you like it.
Now be as cool as our friend SULLY and order one of those limited V-neck FATBMX T-shirts from Paul's Boutique.-We've got all colours as long as it's black.
-Sizes are: Medium, Large and XL.
-We've got Spicy T's too for the ladies (also black only).
The design was made by Oneness, one of Holland's finest tattoo artists and features a real FATBMX pin-up girl.
Braun Ninja Spin
6500 euros Pro Prize
Experts - Masters - Pros
Eastpak BestTrick Contest/Carhartt Riders Lounge
After 5 years of infamous Ninja Jams, and to follow last year's success, the mighty Ninja Spin is back! The biggest international BMX flatland contest in France is now coming in a bigger an better venue for an even more spectacular event. The best infrastructure and logistics have been put together in order to highlight the best worldwide rider's show. With the following international teams: KGB, Stereo Panda and Adidas.
More info: www.braun-ninjaspin.com
The Mongoose/Hyundai Team proudly announces the athletes of its 2005 BMX Dirt/Vert/Street and Race teams.
â€œThe guys on the Mongoose BMX team will be hard to beat in 2005,â€? said Mongoose director of sports marketing, Travis Chipres. â€œThis is the strongest Mongoose BMX team yet.â€?
Stevie McCann returns to the team as the world’s most exciting dirt and street rider. In 2004 Stevie took silver in Dirt and bronze in Street at the Gravity Games. Look for a whole new bag of tricks from Stevie on his signature model this year.
Simon Tabron returns as one of the top vert riders. Simon’s ready for a stellar year, having secured a silver medal at the X-Games and a 5th place finish at the Gravity Games.
Can I have your autograph please?Man, "autograph" was a difficult word for me back in 1983 when I was walking in the pits at the IBMXF World Championships in Slagharen searching for the American Pros with my marker and note block. In between my moto's I was checking the USA pits for riders and managers that did not have signed my book yet. I came up with a respectable list when the race was over. Some legends I never saw again, some I got to know.
When Gary Ellis signed it as a Kuwahara rider I never thought at the time that I would be going snowboarding with him one day. When a very young Danny Nelson (Robinson) was