From conception to execution, and all of the trials and tribulations along the way, 11 hours and 236 tries later, Tate Roskelley’s Quarantine Contraption was a reality. Here’s a behind the scenes look at the entire process. Safe to say, Tate has a lot of patience!
While laying low at home watching videos to pass the quarantine time, Dan Conway has been getting inspired to try some tech combos on his new driveway spine ramp. Despite Dan’s reputation as a gnarly rail boss, the dude can and will ride anything you put in front of him and it’s been awesome to see him hone in his transition skills over the last few years.
Forget experimenting in the kitchen, Tate Roskelley took his stay at home creativity to the next level with his Quarantine Contraption. The Quarantine Contraption is a complex machine comprised of random household items including a broom, mop, step ladder, Slinky, and a few things very specific to Tate's house, including a traffic cone, street signs, and two GT BMX bikes.
Our Legends, Union, and GT Bicycles today announced the launch of a limited-edition GT Pro Performer 26” bike presented by Our Legends x Union. The exclusive bike pays tribute to the heritage of the iconic GT brand while being fashion-forward enough to catch the eye of the streetwear customer. Over the last year, Our Legends has designed a wide collection of t-shirts, sweat shirts, hats, and socks featuring historic GT BMX logos. These items have brought back the nostalgia of long-time GT BMX fans and athletes, while also captivating a younger generation who love the throwback culture. This new limited-edition Pro Performer will continue to do the same. “GT is nothing short of an icon,” said Our Legends. “We wanted to bring our favorite era of GT BMX back into the
Name: Jeff Purdy Age: 25 Hometown: Bayport, NY Hook-ups/Sponsors: GT Bikes, Daily Grind, DNSBMX, Stink Pit
The favorite list:
-Spot to ride: A new one (preferably with slanted surfaces) -BMX video: Etnies Grounded -Website: DigBMX -Web video: Jordan Hango 2017 Fall Drop -Food: Sushi -Twitter to follow: not a fan -Person on Instagram: @the__provider (Colin Provost) -Travel destination: Long Beach to visit the homies -Riders to ride with: Too many to list but shouts to all the DNS, Daily Grind, and Stink Pit homies!
My job in the Bicycle Industry started with a similar position that's available now at the same company: GT Bicycles. This position is based out of their USA office and worth checking out if you're shopping for a cool job. But beware, you might be stuck in the bicycle industry for the rest of your life. Position: Assistant Marketing Manager, GT Location: Wilton, CT. USA. Job Code: 1087