Upton Skatepark, Upton, UK.
Everyone wishes for a local indoor park to ride. The people in Upton, England made it work. We put Ben Manuel in front of the microphone and had him talking about his local park.
FATBMX: What's the name of the park?
Ben Manuel: It's called Upton skatepark, it's named after the village that I live in.
Advance ticket sale for Suzuki BMXMasters 2005Duesseldorf/Cologne, May 2, 2005. Tickets for the 4-day BMX freestyle contest are available now. Tickets for spectators are available under www.koelnticket.de or at the Cologneticket-Hotline 0049 221-2801. Make sure to buy your ticket today ..!
The following riders have registered for the event:
Alex Jumelin (F)
Anthony Pill (UK)
Axel Jurgens (ES)
Barry Kohnen (NL)
Benny Paulsen (D)
Carlo Griggs (UK)
The Deconstruction tour is on the road. The first stop kicked off in Herne, Germany with Simon Tabron, Zach Shaw, Matt Fairbairn and Ronnie Remo taking care of the BMX demos.
I arrived early as they were not only desperate for a BMX/Skate MC, but a FMX announcer as well. The first show was on the program for 15:30pm but it rained a bit and the FMX ramp was set up outdoors. No show. The BMX/Skate demo took place indoors with the first show being at 18:00pm after a couple of bands had played.
FLATtv Five Autumn 04/Winter 05 DVD by Ninja Inc. ProductionsThe Ninja did it again! Long hours of hard work paid off with his fifth
FLATtv DVD. As always this is a Flatland only DVD featuring
the famous Dreamsession, Winter Jams, Circle Cow 05, KGB Agents, Night riders, Berlin City Games, London Scene and Jason Forde interview all mixed with European music by DJ Green Goblin.
As a bonus you see The Making of FLATtv 5, Schwarz-Rot-Gelb, Highlights of Volume 1 & 2 and a Just Ride! session.
This is a 4**** out of 5 with 60 minutes of European Flatland!
Available at better bike shops in Europe.
In March 2003 Martti Kuoppa and Jorge Gomez met up in Malaga (Spain) to practice flatland together. While taking a lunch break at the beach the very first idea joining together as a company came up. And the most obvious name for the company was "Kuoppa Gomez bikes", KGB. Within 2 minutes both, Kuoppa and Gomez made the decision about founding KGB and to leave their current bike sponsors. Now, two years later, we checked in with Viki and Martti on the developments of the KGB brand.
Some time has passed since you started KGB, what products have you been able to put on the market and sell to the KGB fans?
De Wilde grabs Saturday's AA Pro win in San Bernardino, CA. Stumpy wins Sunday.
AA Pro (Saturday 30 April - Koninginnedag, Oranje boven!)
1 Robert de Wilde (doing it for Beatrix!)
2 Cristian Becerine
3 Donny Robinson
4 Brandon Meadows
5 Jamie Staff
6 Randy Stumpfhauser
7 Javier Colombo
8 Paul Lange
To make a perfect BMX weekend happen you basically only need a few things: Spirit, passion, dedication and heart. Exactly this is what the Rebel Bmx weekend should reflect in the first place. But sometimes you need to be a bit of a rebelâ€¦
The date of the street/dirt/mini contest is 1-3 July 2005. The place is the Mellowpark in Berlin, Germany. It's an amateur and pro contest with tons of cool prizes and 22.000 Euros in prize money for the pro classes.
More info can be found on the www.rebeljam.com website.
The Dew Action Sports Tour announced the kickoff of the Free Flow Tour, the official amateur series of the Dew Action Sports Tour. A grassroots amateur BMX park and skateboard contest series, the Free Flow Tour will bring jam-style contests to 15 communities across the country. The Free Flow Tour begins May 15 at the Vans Skatepark in Moorestown, NJ.
The Free Flow Tour will include BMX competitions at seven sites. The top BMX finishers at each stop will be flown to the Dew Action Sports
This Van Doren Rubber company ad shows the real Made in USA Vans style #38 hi-tops. You could recognize the new shoes by the smell alone. Natural tacky rubber waffle sole, available in many colours and later also with a side-print.
In the VANS advertisement from 1980 it is a young Greg Hill endorsing the product. It states: "Van's (as in Van Doren's) #38 style is the newest in the finest collection of super BMX footwear." Seeing that the shoe is still available today, you cannot doubt its popularity.
Back then, the style #38 hi-top shoe cost $ 29.95. The Slip-On model (style #98) cost 10 bucks less. Check your local VANS dealer for the current prize or visit: