In times where websites go overboard with hundreds of flashing buttons and pop-up banners, it's nice to see a company go back to the basics. FIT Bike Co. has done that which makes the new site easy to navigate. You get what you want by clicking the buttons on the top. Simple as that. Their news section is one to follow. All the latest regarding FIT is posted here. They already have the Bunnyhop results up from the Backyard Jam which was won by FIT rider Tom White (44 inches) followed by FIT's Edwin Delarosa (43 inches).
BMX Street Prelims Dallas, Texas - October 27, 2006
1 Daniel Dhers Caracas, Venezuela 2 Ryan Nyquist Greenville, NC 3 Rob Darden Greenville, NC 4 Ryan Guettler Queensland, Australia 5 Steven McCann Melbourne, Australia 6 Garrett Reynolds Toms River, NJ 7 Dave Dillewaard Brisbane, Australia 8 Allan Cooke Greenville, NC 9 Mark Webb Portsmouth, UK 10 Josh Harrington Greenville, NC 11 Michael Cleveland Temecula, CA 12 Colin Mackay Brisbane, Australia 13 Chris Mahoney Wigan, England 14 Marcus Tooker Cape Cod, MA
October 27, 2006 – (San Diego, CA) Bombshell/Avent Cycles has hired BMX and Mountain Bike World Champion Mike King to their staff as the company’s Brand Manager. King will oversee many facets of the organization which will include areas of marketing and promotions, product development and team management."Bringing Mike onboard as Brand Manager was an easy decision,” says company President and Founder, Gary Hickman. “His successful racing and management career which spans over three decades will bring Avent and Bombshell a wealth of knowledge and experience. We believe Mike will strengthen and add some creditability to our product lines along with mentoring future athletes.” added Hickman.
“This is a great opportunity for me,” said King. “Avent and Bombshell make great products and I want to make sure we continue that path and become even more innovative. This creates a huge challenge for me which I look forward to.”
We've started a WIN ON FATBMX block on the site that you can find in the right column. The first competition was the Eastpak Antidote comp and the next competition is the FLAT tv contest. No, you can't win a FLAT screen TV (hey, we should ask LG about that one) but you can win one of the three dope FLAT TV DVD's provided by Renato.
The FATBMX-Eastpak Antidote Compeition is won by Peer
When Dave Mirra signed on Nigel Sylvester to the Mirraco squad a new frame had to be designed. One that is ready for the streets but has no brake lugs. Nigel received his Chocolate frame, put the bike together with loads of Animal parts and is currently putting it through the test in the streets of New York. Here's a list of all the parts that Nigel runs.
Markus Wilke and Thomas Fritscher have teamed up to start a Video Magazine. The name of the VM is Circle and the first issue will be out in January 2007. Those who have a subscription to Freedom BMX magazine will receive the first issue with the mag. The other two issues of Circle VM that are planned for 2007 will be distributed with the magazine as well.
The next Baco gathering is around the corner. Check the coverage from last year's event and then make sure you're going to Mesh skatepark this weekend to join the fun. Here's the official contest info so it looks like they're putting on a regular event. Be in for a surprise.