I have spent the majority of my life travelling the world riding my bike and making friends along the way. I’ve been very lucky to have had a long career as a pro rider and here I am following my instincts and launching my own company. We have seen riding naturally evolve with street becoming the predominant style of freestyle BMX, but for me although I enjoy riding street and using my pegs I have always had a bigger passion for riding transitions. Whether it’s indoors,
Strictly BMX is 20 years old! On 22nd April 1996, Strictly BMX opened in a small storefront on Smith Street, Collingwood. 20 years on & a lot has changed in the world. BMX has grown & evolved in many ways & so have we. The one constant is our commitment to providing the best range, pricing & service to Australian BMX riders, young & old.
20 years is a huge milestone so we would like to thank everyone who has kept this BMX dream alive.
To celebrate our 20th anniversary please enjoy 20% OFF STOREWIDE, inc. sale items
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X Games revealed the first wave of invited athletes today on XGames.com. The event returns to Austin, Texas, for its third and final year at the Circuit of The Americas from June 2- 5, 2016. In addition to world-class competition, this year’s musical performances will feature blink-182, G-Eazy, All Time Low and Logic, who will take center stage at the Austin360 Amphitheater. X Games Austin 2016 will also feature the return of BMX Street, Moto X Best Trick, Moto X Freestyle and Women’s Skateboard Park competition.
Well established J&R Bicycles who is a leader in the BMX industry is now accepting applications for several full time positions. All applicants must have BMX knowledge and prior experience in the position for which they are applying. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as an ambitious, positive attitude are essential for becoming part of the J&R Bicycles team.
The FISE crew is looking for a web designer / Graphic Designer Print Web (M / F). If you think you've got what it takes and really need a job in the industry and want to live in the South of France, make sure you check the requirements.
Web designer/Graphic designer
Place of work: Baillargues - France
Type of offer: CSD (possibility of evolution towards cdi)
email@example.com, that's the e-mail address you should hit up if you're looking for a job in the BMX industry. Full Factory have got the Sunday, GSport, Odyssey and Fairdale brands under their umbrella and if you know BMX, and can talk, the position of Sale Representative might be something for you. The best thing is, the position is out of the CALIFORNIA office. Those struggling with the harsh winter should not need any more motivation to send their CV over to the e-mail listed in the beginning of this post. This is your chance, go for it.
Name: Harold "McGoo" McGruther
Hometown: Lake Elsinore, CA
You have been involved in BMX since the mid seventies, can you give us a little rundown how it all started and where you've been?
McGoo: That story could fill a book. Let me give you the short summary of the last 34 years so I don't bore any modern FatBMX readers:
-1974: helped build a BMX track in my home town of Bradenton, FL with neighborhood friends
-1974-1980: I brought up the back of the pack chasing points in expert-class BMX races from Homestead, FL, to upstate New York on the NBL War of The Stars National Series.
The Mirraco Bike Company is going to have some poker games going on at their booth in Las Vegas. Do you feel like playing poker with Dave Mirra or Ryan Guettler? This is your chance.
Interbike booth number: 5945
Have you decided to be part of the BMX zone this year and why (why not)? Yes, because freestyle BMX bikes are the only kind of bikes we produce.
What new products are you bringing to Las Vegas that people need to check out?