10,000 tonnes of dirt and 40 of the best BMX riders on the planet descending to a small town in Devon can mean only one thing... the Red Bull Empire of Dirt has landed in the UK once again! This year's comp promises to be a super powered affair! Only the most daring and creative riders will survive. The course is immense. The 'drop in' is fierce, the spine is completely 'sick' and the hip at the end doesn't get any bigger! Oh and did I mention anything about those wall rides?! Scary. In the words of Kye Forte, Red Bull Empire of Dirt creator
We started a blahg a few weeks ago for Éclat, featuring random news, videos, product info and everything you'd expect from a parts company. We're currently working on the full-fledged Éclat site, which will debut in mid-August, alongside team announcements for three new US team riders.
Crupi Parts, Inc is proud to announce that Factory Elite Men Liam Phillips of England has earned a trip the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China! Liam has been England’s big hope for the 2012 Olympics which will be in London, England. However, Liam has recently stepped up his game and at the secret British Cycling trials event in Aigle Switzerland; Liam won all 4 time trial events putting him on top of England’s Olympic list for 2008. Liam’s parents Pete and Sharon Phillips have been involved in BMX for many years and when they started some 12 years ago, they never imagined BMX could take
DC will officially take over the Standard, Downtown Los Angeles, July 31st – August 3 for The Gold Standard 2008. Conceived by DC, The Gold Standard 2008 is a hosted hotel takeover during the 2008 X Games, developed as a tribute to DC’s X Games athletes over the past 14 years. Here, DC and Monster Energy along with presenting sponsors FUEL TV and Complex Magazine will occupy all 12 floors of the swanky hotel in the heart of LA. Over the course of the 3-day weekend, guests will be treated to the ultimate VIP experience at the hotel, while the biggest action sports event in the world happens just down the street at the STAPLES Center and Home Depot Center. During the day, guests will have exclusive access to lounges that will be filled with entertainment, games, gifting, amenities, and a place to recharge and relax. Each evening The Gold Standard 2008 will host events, where guests can enjoy cocktails, music and hang with DC and Monster Energy professional athletes.
With the ABA BMX season in full swing and each event being such a HUGE success, we though it was time to take a look at who's in the ABA BMX points lead for the ABA BMX National #1Title chases. The excitement level has been very high, the talent has been very deep, and the pressure has been unbelievable for everyone. With that being said, here's a look at who's leading the ABA BMX National #1 Title chases in all eight catagories for "THE CUPS" and a band new fuel injected Suzuki RMZ-450!
Red Bull Empire of Dirt is the the world's first BMX dirt slopestyle contest. The course has got "everything you could ever dream of if you're into BMX". If last year's course is anything to go by the event is going to be something serious to behold.
After having been totally washed out last year, riders, organizers and spectators alike have been waiting patiently to get back to the Devon Dirt to take care of some unfinished business.
Once again the Fieldcontrol will take place in Portimão/Portugal powered again by Carhartt. At 13th and 14th September, some of the best flatland riders in the world will be all together to enjoy flatland in her maxim, with the same excellent conditions as last year, as an OSD wood floor with 20m by 30m covered by a 1000m2 tend, Dj, graffiti and plus others side events. Feel free to visit our web site and check the PRESS section where you can find photos and videos from last year. Hope to see you all in September at Portimão.
The American Bicycle Association hosted the Summer Nationals in Roseville, CA. The OAK CREEK BMX Facility is main stay on the ABA BMX tour and has a long standing history with the racers and fans alike. This year saw the return of the ABA BMX PRO Series event to Roseville BMX and the racing at the Summer National event was SMOKIN' HOT! The OAK CREEK BMX crew really stepped it up and had the facility in tip top shape and ready to race. This was the seventh PRO Series event of the season and the PRO Riders were