Every year, the first week-end of september hold the traditionnal Auvergne trail meeting and this year again, the "Revival Trail Invitational" will take place in Cournon d'Auvergne (63), France on September 6 and 7. The trail will be again ready for some great actions on "ROCCO", "ZERMI 63" and small trail sets. Week-end highlights : -Tchoutchou contest (teams of 3 or 4 riders) -King of poney (best jump caser of the event) -Photo/video shootings -Party downtown Clermont-Ferrand city on saturday night. More info: Date: September 6th-7th 2008 Location: Cournon d'Auvergne (63), France. Accomodations:Hotel list Party: Bar "Les frères Berthomes" in Clermont-Ferrand Website: revivaltrail.skyblog.com
Although this is not a SoCal only competition, it would make more sense for the people who leave near Los Angeles to enter this. FATBMX has an X-Games competition going right here where you can win an X-Games T-shirt, posters, an X-Games hat, skateboard deck, and 2 pairs of tix to Saturday and Sunday of the competitions (Aug. 2nd and Aug 3rd). Winner takes all. Now the X-Games are coming up quick and for the winner to receive these items in time for the X games we have to set the deadline on Monday at Noon. But what do you have to do? Pick the right answer below and make sure you leave your address in case you are the winner of this competition.
What are the 2008 BMX disciplines?
A) Street, Flatland, Vert, DIrt B) Lakejumping, ditch riding, bike soccer, longest skid C) Big Air, Street, SuperPark, Vert D) Park, Vert, Dirt, Real Street.
This issue is the brand new re-design issue! RIDEBMX has a new designer and some new ideas all rolled into this one... The front section has Top 5's with Fuzzy Hall, a new article called Circle One with Ben Hennon (wearing the Hardcore Drinking Team T-shirt. Respect!), Video Player with Johnny Devlin, Loads of brand new prduct and soft goods, the DK Six Pack gets a Bike Review, Toby Forte gives some small talk about Headway. In the back Wiz and Matt Wakefield get Bike Checks, Mark Webb teaches you flairs, plus loads more! Here are the features...
-Road Fools 16; The 10 year anniversary -Vans Euro Roadtrip; Chase, Bas, Hennon all go nuts... -Kevin Robinson: World Record High Air! -NASS 2008; Any different? -Mass Informer; Four up and comers inform you who they are...
In the baking heat a number of the world's finest BMX riders got their first taste of the epic Red Bull Empire of Dirt course. The riders leading the charge included Kye Forte (UK), Brian Foster (US) and Gary Young (US). South African hopeful Buddy Chellan was super pumped at the end of his practice session. When RedBull caught up with him, but only after he got his breath back, he said, 'This course is awesome. I love the way it combines all three BMX disciplines. I have never experienced a course like it.
Roger Rinderknecht received his final go to attempt the BMX race competition of the Olympic Games today. The Swiss silver medalist of the 2008 mountain bike 4X World Championships can’t wait to make his way to China. In its final selection round, the Swiss Olympic committee chose Roger Rinderknecht to take part in the BMX competition. Roger is just relieved and happy right now: “I’ve been thinking of this particular race every day for the last three years. Now the reward for thousands of training-hours has come.