How can you go wrong by buying a video that only has the best stuff in it. The Props crew went through their 2005 footage and put everything together in one DVD. All the bangers, all the road trips, all the contests and sessions, but only the best stuff. If you've missed the regular Props issues in 2005, this is the one to buy. It gets you up to speed on what happened at the Metro jam, the Backyard jam, the Rebel jam, the Red Bull Elevation and it has got plenty of real street and plenty of Stephen Lilly. Some other riders worth mentioning are Morgan Wade, Cameron Wood, Ben Hittle and Dave Osato (360 tailwhip bunny hop drop in anyone?). You can watch the trailer on Freecaster by clicking [url=http://sports.freecaster.com/mov.php?mid=674&aid=718&cat=00001]here[/url]. It gives you a good idea of the video but somehow the trailer doesn't show Stephen Lilly. He's got plenty of footy in Props' Best of 2005. Bonus section? Best of Props from ten years ago (1995) and the credits of the entire 2005 year. Although I've seen them all, the Best of 2005 gave me a feeling there was plenty of new footage too. Get yours at your local dealer or contact: [url=http://www.propsvisual.com/index_alt.html]Props[/url].
The human evolution looks like this according to Paulo Charaba from Brasil. He might be pretty damn close. The days that it took forever to pull the first tailwhip are gone. The level is stepping up and foam pits are helping out as well. The evolution from crawling to backflip tailwhip seems just right. Just take it step by step.
BMX is not only about riding but also about having a good time. The party life has become a part of the contests and they are a good chance to talk to everyone, do some dancing and in some cases "hook up" for those who are looking for it. Tallinn wasn't a let down as far as the partying was concerned. January is a month that usually is pretty stale. It's in the middle of the winter when only a few contests take place. That makes hanging out with the BMX friends for a weekend even better.
Mark: At home! I live in Cary, NC, about 100 miles from Greenville, although everyone seems to think I moved to Greenville anyway. I'm still putting in some airplane time, though. The last few BMX trips were Florida, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, and Woodward, I think. I do get out to Greenville pretty regularly, too.
January 2006. Starting the year on a high, GBH Ramps has just completed works on two parks in Beddau and Gelligaled. Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council has been committed to providing exceptional skate facilities for the youth in their area and through a tender process selected GBH Engineering as the choice company to design and construct their two new skateparks.
A little background... I must admit, the idea of one on one BMX racing is hardly innovative. There have been various similar events held in the US over the past few years where pros race against each other one on one on purpose built technical and tight tracks. From the Gravity Games, to the John Purse sprint race, to double downs, to Stumpy's sprint trails. We have all seen photos or even footage of this unique style of racing. Where BSX is different however is that it's primary objective is to raise money for the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation.
If you are passionate about skate or BMX, and can demonstrate that you know what makes a skatepark work, you could be just what we are looking for! GBH Engineering Ltd is seeking talented staff to expand a dynamic team providing custom design skateparks to Councils across the UK. Within this demanding role you will get to travel all over the UK, based from our Poole HQ.
To succeed you will need to be an excellent communicator both face to face and on the phone - comfortable relating to people of all ages.
January 2006 marked the day that Philip started pedaling his Z12. Okay, it's got training wheels on but give the guy a break, he just turned two. In the October editorial I did not know exactly what Philip wanted to do later on in life when he grows up, but after seeing him have so much fun on his HARO, things are looking up. It's winter now so it's tough to go outside and ride, so the living room has become the training ground for little Philip.
Man, we've been covering the Down Under riding scene lately with interviews on [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1135]Colin MacKay[/url], [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1073]Dave Dillewaard[/url] and [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1093]Ryan Guettler[/url], a review on [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1108]2020 BMX magazine[/url] and here's the DVD that actually came with said magazine. Hindsight two starts off with a Dyno commercial with classic footage of Dave Voelker and not so classic 2005 footage. I though Dyno had moved on to making beach cruisers or something but the Australians have kept the brand alive. The DVD opens with the [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=901]Vans Let it Ride competition[/url] that was held at the HardRock & Casino parking lot of Las Vegas.
"Strange things happen at FDR." That´s what Brett Downs wrote us. When we opened the attached photos of the girls, we could only agree with him. The Pin-Up section might cost us a sponsor or two, but the number of hits the section gets shows that it's hard for everyone to hold back. Don't click on it. Just don't, if you don't want to see this month's pin-up.