A bit ago I had the opportunity to visit the Suzuki Factory workshop over in Belgium. They run the MX1 and MX2 teams from there. I was amazed by the size of the building. They had a huge one for the MX1 team and an enormous hall for the MX2 team. The workshop itself was fully equipped with all the tools you can think of. It was clean and looked so pro. Complete works engines were sitting on the shelves like they were packages of extra toilet paper. We got to walk around for a bit and snapped some photos for you to enjoy. Welcome to the real deal.
Something different today. Lantschner's new MX bike: Bike: Kawasaki KXF 250 2012 Pipe: FMF 4.1 pipe with megabomb Bars: Renthal twin wall bars Forks: x-trig fork holders Dic brake: 260mm front disk Mods: I modified the backend of the bike, changed the filter box sd worked on my seat so I was able to put on the fender and
Name: Andrew "BoogDawg" McIntosh Hometown: Eugene, Oregon Occupation: Owner @ Papa Colin's House of Speed
Have you always liked wrenching on your bike? Andrew: Yeah keep it dialed in! "put in the wrench time and everything will be fine"
How often do/did you take it apart and grease it up? Andrew: If I get new parts or I break some thing, I'll take stuff apart. Grease makes my bike too quiet. That's the first thing that gets wiped off except for bearings of course.
How did things evolve from there, when did the first motorized job pop up? Andrew: Me and my dad have built cars my whole life, so it's been a long time now but I think my first paying gig was a brake
Name: Alex 'Lix' Bacskay Hometown: Brisbane, Australia / Nelson, New Zealand Occupation: Artist / Designer / Musician
Q: What are you riding right now? A: 1985 Team Hotfoot
Q: What is BMX to you? Not everyone rides parks or dreams of backflips right? A: It's the next best thing to having wings. It's freedom, it's the secret to perpetual youth, and it's unadulterated cool. Building old school BMX is a creative medium, just a different type of canvas. Regardless of how much I love what I do, and how great my day in the studio was, putting the pencil or brush down and going for a roll is always is always something I crave.