Andy Jenkins is having a 15% off on all the new paintings featured on his Bend Press site . And 15% off all the available Wrench Pilot originals. Oh, and the prints, notebooks and all that. Everything is 15% off until November 27th. Also, he'll be adding a few new pieces over the next week, so be sure to surf by on occasion and browse. Wrench Pilot was drawn by Mel Bend and published by Transworld Skateboarding magazine from 1989 through 1991. It was originally concepted as a piece for Thrasher Comics, but was rejected for reasons unknown. Transworld published 23 episodes of Wrench Pilot, before Bend stopped drawing it. The comic made a brief comeback (#24) in the first issue of the rejuvinated Skateboarder Magazine in 2001 and again (#25) in 2004 for the Lakai Footwear company.
Andy wanted to grab your attention by sending the following picture but we think it ain't happening:
Name: Mike Miller Age: 18 Hometown: Tadley, UK. (the centre of the universe)
You seem to be getting around alright, who's helping you out? Mike: I've had alot of help and support from a few different people,, but mainly Carlo Griggs at Proper Bikes.. also my parents and grandad have helped out alot. So thanks so much for that!
What are a few contests you entered in 2006? Mike: In summer there was alot going on. I got to go to so many places like... Sprite Urban Games, Nokia FISE, the Suzuki Masters, The Rebel Jam and then recently the Etnies Backyard Jam and V.U (Pessac) just a couple of weeks ago!
Do you feel the traveling is part of what BMX is all about or are you hating life when your carboard bike box is falling apart again being in transit?
So much has been going on at the Stile Camp recently that we have been out of touch with everybody so here is a quick and very important update. Transit Race 8 is finished and being shipped to all of your favorite shops and mail order shops as you read this, get your copy now! Or go to stileindustries.com to preview it and order it online directly from us.
We have also just launched a brand new website that has fully operational Transit previews as well as music from the video's and best yet a shopping cart that will allow you to get all of your favorite Stile Clothing and Transit video's directly from us in time for Christmas, with FREE SHIPPING. bmx4life
Vans @ The Block of Orange, will be hosting an exclusive Pro BMX Camp on December 28th and 29th. Vans BMX Pro riders Cory Nastazio, Robbie Morales and some friends will be on the scene instructing. Don't miss this Rare opportunity to be instructed by "NASTY" himself! Cost is $150 for members and $175 for nonmembers (must bring own bike). Spots are very limited so call today! Vans Skatepark @ The Block- 714.769.3800. For more details check out the Vans website.
NOVEMBER, 2006 - Sidewall Distribution is pleased to announce the addition of a new brand to their ever-expanding line of distributed goods. Effective immediately, Sidewall will be responsible for the exclusive distribution of SMPLBMX in the U.S.A.
Gilbert, Arizona—November, 2006—The ABA (American Bicycle Association) will hold the 29th annual Grandnationals of BMX (Bicycle Motocross) November 23-26, 2006 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The annual finale to the 27 race national event series is always important for the racers and exciting for family and spectators. This is “the” event where the national titles are determined and racing careers are made. The Grandnationals is also highlighted by other highly anticipated special events and activities.
The ABA Grandnationals attracts 3000 racers and spectators from around the world to Tulsa each year. Tulsa has become home to this event because of the central location and the huge open-span building that allows for the massive indoor dirt track to be constructed. Racers and spectators wait each year for the annual Hall of Fame awards, that honor the people who have made notable contributions to BMX. The racing heroes, company founders and innovators are honored at a banquet the day before Thanksgiving. The Golden Crank Awards are also held during this BMX spectacular. This award is given to a Rookie Pro, Pro, Team and Bicycle brand chosen by the people.
Alexis from Belgium sent in the flyer for the upcoming flatland jam in Menen (Belgium). Everyone that feels like some chilled (or should we say heated?) winter sessions in a huge sports hall with a good atmosphere and nice people/riding; you know what to do. Date: 6&7 January 2007. Place: JC Petrol / J&M Sabbestr. 163a, 8930 Menen, Belgium. Doors open Saturday 1:30 - 8:30pm. Sunday: 1:30 - 7:00pm.
Name: Henry Davis Age: 36 Hometown: San Diego, California
How long did you work at a bike shop before you decided to start your own? Henry: I worked at a skate shop called Hamel's in Mission Beach for 11 years. We rented beach cruisers and did some bicycle repairs, but it wasn't a real bike shop. I worked at a normal bike shop for 3 months before I opened my own shop.
Amsterdam, November 15, 2006 - Flatground is back! We are proud to announce that on December 16 and 17 flatland riders from all four corners of the world will get together once again for the annual Flatground contest. A new location, a new main sponsor, another party, a different program, but still the same event. Find the first news here!
After our brief flirt with the breakdance community last year, our main focus for Flatground06 is once again to please and inspire the flatland riders. As we are riders ourselves, we want everyone, from amateur to professional, to experience Flatground to the fullest. Have a look at what we have lined up for you!