Name: Cash Matthews Hometown: Shawnee, OK Started riding BMX in: 1972
Like many in the very early days who could not afford a motorcycle, the bicycle was turned into a motorbike look-a-like. What were some of the things you did to reach that goal? Cash Matthews: Like most, we made lots of cool 2-stroke motorcycle sounds with our mouths!! As our group of friends who rode progressed, we started riding “flat track” style in a circle. We emulated Kenny Roberts and my Uncle, Jerry Matthews who were all accomplished Flat Track Stars. I conned my uncle out of a number plate from his motorcycle so that was the first cool-mod of the Schwinn. As many Flat Track guys, we added cardboard, grip covers to save us from rocks and things that never really mattered but they looked cool. In those early days, just having a set of waffle grips was epic, so we began there,
The Urodi crew are back again with another wild vid. Their latest video, “Reincarnation” (not to be confused with the Ride video of the same name from 2003) is 42 minutes of debauchery you’ve come to expect from these Kharkiv, Ukraine natives. And new clips of the enigma that is Anton Kutafin; can’t go wrong with that.
The first official LUXBMX game of BIKE kicked off on the backyard ramp hosted by Boyd Hilder and Troy Charlesworth. Featuring some of the best riders from around SEQ, it was an epic day with plenty of hammers!
Before the pandemic Mongoose BMX pro Kevin Peraza took a trip to Barcelona with his brothers and some friends. Throwing down some timeless moves, Kevin takes on the streets of BCN with a style all his own! This video really shows how much fun Kevin and his crew have on their bikes. Elevated Perspective comes through with an amazing video with original music by none other than Mykel Larrin. Now sit back and enjoy…
Pre-internet Gen-X: Skating, freestyle BMX, and the explosion of goth, industrial, post-punk, and electronic music connect and divide a series of teens exploring sex, drugs, and violence amidst a racially polarized blue-collar bedroom suburb backdrop of Cleveland, Ohio, Dayglow Black is a series of all true tales from 1987–1991.