We are working on a project with Wall 2 Wall freestyle guys on a new history project they are working on. In the next few months they have been gracious enough to hook us up with some unscene footage from some big events in Freestyle history.
This is an awesome look at the behind the scenes of the first street contest. 2-Hip put this together in in Santee Ca. in 1988. You may recognize plenty of riders like Chris Moeller, Eddie Roman, RL Osborn, George Smoot, Craig Grasso, Craig Cambell, Spike Jonze, Ron Wilkerson, Pete Augustin, Dave Vanderspeck, & Dave Voelker.
This was a turning point in BMX and im so excited to be able to share some of this never before seen footage with you!
WALL TO WALL - THE BIRTH OF FREESTYLE MOVEMENT is in the making. Next to the book which shows the start of BMX freestyle, the Wall to Wall crew have got some seriously cool items available for the Old School BMX fans. The book won't be ready until summer next year (2017) but pre-orders can be made so you're sure you'll have a copy and exclusive shirts/shoes to wear as one of the first ones. Make your order today and make this Throwback Thursday the best one you've had so far.
The First Edition of the Birth Of The Freestyle Movement book is being written and produced as a print-to-demand item. If you order the First Edition, we will print and ship it to you in July of 2017. You can place a deposit and know that your faith and support is helping to make this project become a reality. As an
Founded in 1972 GT Bicycles is to license a line of ‘Heritage’ BMX products to Alans BMX, based in Wigan, England.
Alan Woods of licensee Alans BMX said, “I see GT BMX as one of the legendary BMX brands, and one that was crying out to recognise its heritage. The contemporary GT BMX line has made some great gains in the last couple of years and hopefully with the introduction of this GT BMX Heritage line will only enhance the entire brand. We know there are dedicated fans of GT out there, let’s try to produce something for them to be proud of.” Alan also spoke of the attention to detail, “I am conscious of how important it is to get the fine details right and I’m really excited to be working with CSG here in the UK on this and some associated events too.”
Back on November 14th, 1970, the first ever competitive BMX race in the USA was organized by SE’s founder, Scot Breithaupt in Long Beach, CA. From its simple beginnings on a dirt lot in a vacant field in the early 70’s, BMX racing is now truly a global and Olympic sport with hundreds of thousands of riders and millions of fans worldwide.
In November of 2010, both the city of Long Beach, CA and the county of Los Angeles proclaimed an official “BMX Day” to celebrate BMX’s 40th Anniversary. This Saturday night on Nov 12th, riders from all across Southern California will gather together and ride all throughout Los Angeles to celebrate BMX’s 46th Anniversary.
Come ride with past and present BMX legends Stu Thomsen, Perry Kramer, Mike Buff, Todd Lyons, Kris Fox, Javier Colombo, Harry Leary, Bob Haro, Martin Aparijo, Toby Henderson, Tommy Brackens, Ryan Guettler, and many others.