We hit the road up to the wonderful Pacific Northwest to visit some fine bmx establishments. What's a trip to Oregon without experiencing some good ol' fashioned outdoors, amazing parks, and unique spots!?
Friday 5th July - House of Vans London - 7PM Come and join us at the House of Vans in London for the worldwide premiere of FTS, Directed by Rich Forne. Featuring Bruno Hoffmann, Ryan Eles, Michal Smelko, James Cunningham, Joe Jarvis, Anthony Perrin & Dan Lacey.
On the final day of the Urban Sports Week Amsterdam, the Soulcycle BMX street contest was on the program. 35 riders in qualifying were shooting for a top 12 spot so they could ride the finals later on that day on the NineYards street course which had a bit of everything from ledges, rails, quarters, flatbanks, kinked rails, drops and a gap. It was to everyone's imagination to use the course the way they wanted to ride it and it was great to see the different styles. Leon Hoppe brought the tech with railrides to double barspin off to name one. Leon can ride anything so he added a couple of flairs for good measure. Reed Stark is a pleasure to watch because of the speed, energy and originality. That ice-pick to drop in was something I had not seen anyone do and Reed saw the possibility to feeble and smith
Back in the midwest for the annual 2 week trip in Illinois! This time Illinois was in a State of Emergency due to flooding of the Mighty Mississippi River! With a few days of heavy rain, intense midwest humidity and terrible cases of swarming buffalo gnats that would attack when standing still, didn't stop us from getting out and having fun on 2 wheels. Nothing is quite like being back in your hometown with a fresh mind at old spots!