FRONT BRAKE REVOLUTION GOES STATESIDE
The â€œFront Brake Revolutionâ€? part 2 is to take place at:
Rampage Skatepark, Davenport, Iowa, USA on 18 th /19 th /20 th March 2005.
Jam creators and organisers: Ben Foakes and partner Jasmine O’Brien have teamed up with Standard Industries’ Rick Moliterno to make the project happen. Rampage Skatepark will sadly close indefinitely the week after FBR 2 and this will be the last chance for riders to congregate at the legendary location and bid it farewell. Special ramp modifications are being prepared in the weeks leading up to the jam to make the park more BMX friendly.
Here's some info about Snickers activities this year.
Snickers Sundays are back with a vengeance, but rather than cramming it all into the summer months we've decided to spread it out across the year - Snickers Sundays events will be taking place in the first and last 3 months of the year, with Snickers Best Trick events occupying the summer months. Throughout the year, Snickers will be touring the country, each month focusing on a different region. See below for a press release along with dates, with more to be confirmed.
SUNDAY IS NO LONGER A DAY OF REST
Sundays used to be a day of rest but â€˜SNICKERS Sundays’ are back to liven up the weekends throughout 2005. At weekends, SNICKERS is teaming up with selected skate parks up and down the country to offer free admission to the first 100 people attending a Snickers Sunday (so get there early to avoid disappointment).
Todd Lyons was one to the first riders I remember getting his own name registered for a website. I was laughing at the www.toddlyons.com stickers on his bike at the time because it seemed out of place for BMX-ers to have a personal website.
Well, times have changed and it's now common to stumble across riders' sites. What makes TL's site good is that he does regular updates talking about the Bikes, the Beers and the Bitches.
His January 28 Journal is about the FATBMX site so we thought you might want to read it.
Check the FATBMX article on Todd Lyons' website[/url]
Australian HARO rider Luke Parslow won the X-Air dirt jump comp in NZ. A huge crowd witnessed Luke's first major competition win
and he beat a strong field with the likes of Nyquist, Bohan, Guettler,
Mackay. Ryan Nyquist finished 3rd behind Guettler.
His sponsor Repco Sport were so hyped about Luke's win at X-Air that they shouted him a flight in a Mig Jet Fighter! But Luke wasn't so happy after the flight feeling the effects of the 4G turns.
Oh boy, it's getting close. The Supercross of San Francisco is starting tomorrow. It's 23:30pm at the moment and I'm typing this from a groovy hotel on Grant street in downtown SF.
The stadium is down the street and it has been raining a lot. This race might turn into a mud fest but I'm okay with that. Riding a supercross track in front of a sold out crowd sounds like a challenge to me. Look at the starter list for the other participants; Vanilla Ice, Cab, Agah,
Slayer Old Skools Coming Back In Stock
Due to overwhelming success, the Slayer Old Skools are headed back in stock in April. Make sure to be the first to get in on these Old Skools and check out the updated Slayer microsite with new streams, videos and buddy icons to download. There's a competition going on with cool prizes to be won so you might as well throw some Slayers in the air and click the link listed here:
[url=http://www.vans.com/slayer/]Win some Slayer stuff[/url]
Dear Roots Jam Riders and Family:
First, let me say thank you so much for all the emails and questions about Roots. I know all of you have been waiting for dates and info for 2005. Well, we are changing things up quite a bit this year and there is a lot of new news so read closely.
About a month ago we discovered a major scheduling conflict with our
Adi over at TWOAND8 sent over some news regarding the team:
There a few congratulations to be mentioned for the boys. Kung is having a baby, well his girlfriend Kerri Edgworth (Scott’s sister) is. I think they’re due in March so it’ll be kungDAD not kungDOG.
Graeme Hardie has decided to make an honest man of himself and is now engaged to long suffering girlfriend (She must be a saint). Kye Forte has taken Graeme’s lead and is now also loved up and engaged to the lovely Gemma. Leo Forte isn't engaged but he is rumored to have passed his driving test. No idea what vehicle he’s gonna be driving but I think it should get a goth make over or at least red velvet seats and black paint.
THE BIKE SHOW RIDES ON TO NEW TURF
The Bike Show 2005 â€“ the UK’s biggest & coolest bike show is about to drop in to a new location!
The show, now in it’s 10th year, will celebrate it’s anniversary by skidding into a monumental new venue - Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, offering both indoor AND outdoor space for competitors, exhibitors and visitors.