The newly completed skatepark in Coxhoe, Durham is the latest, sickest installation by GBH Ramps so far. Rain, hail or even snow couldn’t deter the GBH site crew as they fought against the elements to finish the impressive construct.
This beast of a park is full to the brim of the slickest transitions with 2 Volcanos; one hipped and one with a spine, a sloped coping mini ramp, pyramid with profile grinds, spine mini with rollin and volcano sections.
We ran into Robbie Morales at the Bike Show in England and decided to have a chat with him to see how his FIT BIKE CO is doing these days. We sat down, had a diet Coke and got the Sony IC Recorder going.
When you started your company in 2000 it came as a big surprise. You had left the T1 squad and started your own thing. Looking back 5 years later, has it worked out the way you thought it would?
Rob-O: In 2000 coming off of T1 I was really excited, basically to get more products made because that was our main problem at T1, we couldn't get our products made, and then seeing them made on a more consistent level was exciting, you know and obviously S&M has helped me with that. As the company has grown I've been able to help the
"COOPER Makes tomorrow alright" CD.
It ain't much if it ain't Dutch so Kung FU Europe signed Cooper as their first European band. Based in the Hague, Cooper released 3 albums, first 2 produced and recorded by Tom Holkenborg of Junkie XL fame and the third by Michel Schoots from the Urban Dance Squad.
This fourth album was produced by Bill Stevenson (not S&M Chris's father I guess) drummer from bands like Black Flag/All/Descendents
Featuring: TM Everett Rosecrans, Gary Haselhorst, Ron House, Brian Gass, Beatle Rosecrans and Kele Rosecrans.
A halfpipe is, well, a half pipe. This plexiglass Vans ramp is indeed a half pipe with no platform in the middle. It must have been one of the first transportable halfpipes made that was used for BMX shows. The team performed "ultra rad shows" at schools, Knott's Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, the LA County fair, on national TV and in large annual city parades.
Check out the Vans shoes at the bottom. All of those shoes you can still buy today and look stylish. History boy, history.
High Quality BMX race frames are a must for you to be out front of your moto and ready to finish atop the podium. Intense BMX Frames are just that. Designed in the USA and ridden by some of the world’s fastest racers, the quality doesn’t get better than Intense BMX. Intense BMX frames have been around for a few years and our track record speaks for itself- 2 years on the market and 2 ABA #1 Amateur titles with Team Intense/Challenge rider Josh Oie aboard them. 7005 series alloy with double butted down tube, cnc’d dropouts, euro BB, beautiful paint and graphics are some of the fine features for the world’s finest BMX race frames. The Intense Sabot Pro frame model weights in at just 3 pounds 11 ounces.
Leave waxing up to your girlfriend.
When shit doesn’t flow, it doesn’t flow, which brings me to a local park around my work. It is located in Hawthorne, CA. This park is having a hard time flowingâ€¦most lines have to cross in the middle, since all obstacles are on a outside of a huge bowl, which causes riders to collapse expectedly unexpected... then again I can’t complain when there is a 15.000 sq ft park a spitting distance awayâ€¦
A few weeks ago we interviewed [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=292]Greg Romero[/url] here on FATBMX. Greg is one of the main men behind Revtec and they're taking things rather serious over there (not). This is funny shit:
The Revtec Pros went to Florida to race the Best In BMX NBL Spring Break Tournaments aboard the new 2005 Elite frames and let their presence be known. Being that these two races counted for the valuable UCI World Rankings, throw in that the â€œAll Bub Associationâ€? couldn’t get the Horseheads, NY track to commit for the conflict so the Elite qualifying motos were full, Bub saw semis at a race for once, and the world got a sneak preview of what to expect for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Greg Romero-Elite Pro
The first weekend in Orlando was Greg’s first race back feeling 100% healed up from a car accident that has plagued him from training since
A big congratulations from everyone at FATBMX to Zach Shaw and his wife on their newborn. Here's the 411 from the proud dad himself:"Our daughter arrived at 6.47p.m on April 9th 2005 weighing 7lb 2oz in a record time of 45mins start to finish both mum and baby Meadow were back at home that night and are doing just great."
Piccy of Baby Meadow not quite 48hrs old!
Loads of BMX-ers are expecting babies in the next few months. We'll keep you updated.
BMX PLUS! magazine
UBR RadeCal National article
By John Ker
Cheri Elliot of Citrus Heights, California was one of those girls that could even hang with the boys on the BMX track. She rode for Boss and later was a member of the Skyway factory team. She wasn't afraid to ride a quarterpipe either as you can see in this picture from the June issue of BMX Plus! magazine. Cheri was 11 years old when this photo was taken.
Aluminium SNAFU pedals:
-Cast aluminum body
-Forged, heat-treated chromoly spindles
-Sealed and ball bearing models available
-Smooth concave surface for maximum pedal grip
-Pre-installed stainless-steel traction pins
-Available (Green, Red, Gold, and Black) powdercoat