Hugo Gonzales and the Nor Cal Trick Team - Super Kids, 1982. TV show featuring racing at Fremont BMX track and a freestyle show by the Nor Cal Trick Team. Features racers Jason Jensen and Greg Liggins with a brief appearance by a 17 year old Brian Patterson. Freestyle riders featured are Hugo Gonzalez, Bill Manfroy, John Manfroy, Bob Gray, Dan Murray and Pete Reeves. At this time, the Nor Cal Trick Team was sponsored by MCS which is what Hugo was riding on his BMX Action cover shot. Their trick show is done in the dirt and includes a bonzai lenghtwise car jump attempt.
NBA Supernationals Saddleback Park 1979 Old school bmx at its craziest. Saddleback Park was a wild track. The Pro class had their own starting gate at the top of a cliff. For those too young to remember Saddleback, it was a wonderland for offroad motorcycle riders. The 700-acre park was located about ten miles east of Disneyland and included two motocross tracks, a BMX track, a dirt track, multiple hill climbs (including the famous Matterhorn), a trials area and miles of trails. It was open every day of the week and held races on Saturday and Sunday.
The Factory Plates 40th Anniversary project celebrates the conception of the first dedicated BMX Numberplate, designed and hand produced by Bob Haro in 1978. In celebration of this milestone, Bob has recreated a replica series of his original designs, available in era correct color combinations and packaged with a collection of Limited Edition collectible items.
Don’t miss out on this unique and authentic celebration piece. Each plate and package is signed, and hand serialized by Bob and include a personalized letter of authenticity.
Packages ship worldwide in late January 2018. Order now to secure your low serial number!
The HARO Lineage Team Master has a manufacturers suggested retail price of $1,409.99 and comes in the classic Turquoise / Mint colour. It weighs in at 28.2 lbs and will ring a bell for those BMX Freestyle riders being active in the late '80-s as it was the bike to get for a lot of them. The double top tube handles the flatland moves from back in the day and the 20.5" top tube length makes the bike controlable even on those early wallrides or quarterpipe airs. It's simple, you want one.
-100% chromoly Lineage Team Master frame with twin top tube, hour glass Mid BB shell, integrated
'83 Mongoose Californian Build (Van Halen Tribute Bike). Gym Ed's Bike Shop builds a 1983 Mongoose Californian bicycle ("The Frankengoose") as a tribute to the greatest band in the history of rock 'n roll... Van Halen! Get tips on retro bicycle builds and inspiration for your next rad project.
BMX racing pioneer, Eric Rupe shares brief comments from his first time on the road during the 1978 NBA National tour. Featuring tons of BMX race photos from the 78-79 NBA tours from across the U.S. Hope these images bring back some great memories to those first-decade (OS) bicycle motocross racers... So sit back, turn up the volume, and enjoy a few minutes of America's finest homegrown classic BMX battles of yesteryear!