We talked about it today. A magazine sized box arrived at Paul's Boutique but it had no magazines in it. It's strange to say, but I don't really miss BMX magazines. The fact that the content is several weeks old makes it dated in this fast paced world. Keeping a riding trip a secret until the magazine goes to print is tough these days with all the Insta live stories, Facebook live posts and other social media platforms around that makes instant coverage available for everyone. And then today Dig announced the launch of a new 148 page high quality BMX photo journal which made me curious and wanting to see it. For all magazine junkies, you can order issue 99.8 online in the DIGbmxstore for €10,88. Here's what you can expect:
The World Cycling Centre (CMC) in Aigle is an outstanding multi-sport facility. It is used by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as a training centre and features a 200m Velodrome and BMX Super X track. The World Cycling Centre is looking for a WCC BMX Coach 100%. In your capacity as WCC BMX Coach, you will be in charge of training, educating, developing and coaching athletes following training at the WCC.
Description of the position •Detect future WCC trainees •Set clear and achievable objectives for athletes •Be responsible for production and sharing of training plans, competition program and daily coaching of athletes at the WCC, its satellite centres and at competitions •Plan the annual competition schedule and budget accordingly •Be involved in the training of any development coaches or interns at the WCC •Cooperate fully with any other coaches or medical representatives in charge of the athletes •Maintain direct contacts with the organisers and other bodies concerned with securing the participation of WCC riders in national and international competitions.
Profile •You have at least 3 years' experience as a BMX coach or as high-level BMX athlete •You have a sports science degree, coaching qualification or equivalent •Excellent knowledge of current training methods •Excellent knowledge of BMX techniques and tactics •Excellent planning and organizational skills •You are at ease with MS-Office and have good written skills •You have a first aid certificate •You are fluent in English or French; an additional language would be an asset. •Flexibility to travel abroad at weekends.
Start date in position: February 2018 or date to be agreed upon
If there's one rider who can do it all, it's Dennis Enarson. If you want your bike not to be the reason that you cannot do a certain trick, get yhourself the Dennis Enarson SD AM model from Haro Bikes. The geometry is spot on, the 21" top tube is the same size Dennis riders and it comes in your favourite colour: Matte Black. The weight of 25.4 lbs for the complete package is a nice balance for the strength you'll get with this bike. The Demolition "Markit" padded Tri-pod seat with alloy Tri-pod post and RSD free-coaster rear hub with 14mm male axle and 9t driver are all there. Time to get yourself to the nearest Haro Bikes dealer to take a closer look.
WANTED: Masters of Dirt Rider! From the 16th to the 18th of march, the Masters of Dirt are back in Vienna and for the occasion of this event, the crew around Georgie Fechter comes up with something very special: they want to give one talent the chance to ride M.O.D Vienna and show his best tricks infront of 28 000 people. No matter whether FMX, BMX, Mountainbike, Snowmobile, Quad or Buggy, the M.O.D Teammmanagers are pleased about every single candidate!
The application is very simple: just post a video of your best tricks in the Ticket to ride Facebook Event and that's it! The M.O.D Teammanger will then pick one lucky winner.
Common Crew X Daily Grind - Trent Lutzke In California 2017. Trent Lutzke (@trentlutzke) is a grind guru and all around shit-footed boss from Michigan. He flew out with his buddy Chase Krolicki to stay on Sauce's couch in Huntington Beach for one week. The time frame was tight but the tricks they got were tighter. This video is brought to you by Sauce, The Daily Grind and Common Crew.
WETHEPEOPLE - FELIX PRANGENBERG 'Foundation' Part. THE WETHEPEOPLE CREW SET OUT IN JANUARY 2016 TO FILM FOR THEIR THIRD FULL-LENGTH BMX VIDEO AND TRAVELED TO OVER 10 COUNTRIES, EXPLORING OVER 20 CITIES AND DESTROYING THEMSELVES MENTALLY AND PHYSICALLY IN THE PROCESS.