We've got a belter for you today in the form of Colony team rider Ricky Catanzariti and his PLAYBACK section from back in April 2018. We're massive fans of Ricky at DIG but if you're not familiar, prepare yourself for an onslaught of originality. Flair crankflip, hanger bar, street supermans... Ricky has it all. Thanks to Doug Underhill for the upload.
Name shop: Paul's Boutique BMX Location: Dorpsstraat 66A, 5735EE Aarle-Rixtel The Netherlands (Europe) Years in business: 23 years (April 1st 1995) Employees: 1
What was the reason for you to start a BMX shop? Paul's Boutique BMX: With only 10 Dutch riders remaining in 1995 and no BMX Shop in the country I decided it was a good idea to start a BMX Shop to keep those 10 riders on their bikes.
What was your first location like? Paul's Boutique BMX: In my backyard I built a small shed to put the bikes on display, a small shed for Parts/Maintenance/hangout where I had to get my motorcycle out first before a customer could see the parts etc. hahaha. Then first floor in the house was for clothing en the second floor was the
During the summer of 2015 and 2016 we filmed a buch of stuff and made it into a full lenght video. This is the intro of the video and the first part (foerskes part). Big thanks to all locals from everywhere we went!
Name: Connor Fields Sponsors: Chase BMX, Monster Energy, GoPro, HOTSHOT, Fly racing, Shimano, Tioga, ODI, Razor, KMC Chain, Onyx, Ikon Mechanic: I usually start, then Jamie Staff, Andy Hughes, Max Cairns, or someone else who really knows what they are doing comes and fixes it for me.
How long have you been riding for Chase BMX now? Connor Fields: 10 years! I have been with the brand since my first year Elite and their first year as a company!
How do you like the feel and look of your bike? Connor Fields: I'm not too picky, but I also have never had the opportunity to pick what I ride. The Chase team picks my colors and parts and I really only get to choose a couple of things. I am totally OK with it though because I like what they pick and I have never had a bike I didn't like.
What comes first, the colours of your bike and then the matching FLY gear, or the new gear colours followed by the bike decals?
We hit the road to drop off a fresh set of F.A.F. tires to S&M team rider Mike Hoder and film towards Ethan and Charles LittleJohn's new videos. Charles went to war with a spot in Santa Monica, and we finished up the day in Compton. Have a look at Charles workin' for it in this week's F-LOG and stay tuned for the videos, coming soon.