Join us at the Vans Off the Wall skatepark in Huntington Beach, California, on the evening of Wednesday June 5th for a casual event to celebrate the release of the 2nd Edition of the Birth of the BMX Freestyle Movement book. Wednesday’s are BMX (riding) night at HB. Ride, socialize, hang out. 5-8 PM. See you there.
Lee's "Highway To Hell" part Is a real nice mix of San Diego & Texas riding mixed all up into one. I really love the pool clips in this part like the little rock fakie's in the corner and that Rubenesque carve maybe 20 years before Ruben started making them popular! Lee's Riding was always raw and that is what always got me stoked!
Transworld Sports's High5 focusing on BMX legend Mat Hoffman with Dennis McCoy. A look at how Mat 'Condor' Hoffman and his Sprocket Jockeys took the sport to new levels back in the 90's. Recorded from Channel4 around 1993. Ripped from VHS.
In the early '80-s everyone in The Netherlands rode a BMX bike. People in their 40-s-50-s remember that time well as everyone has stories of bombing frontyards, breaking bike parts or winning their first trophy. The magazines were the bible, it was all you had and they were read over and over again. It was how we learnt English in fact with every word that we did not understand looked up in the dictionary. New products were drooled over but impossible to get our hands on for multiple reasons.
Oldschool BMX Parts opened up shop in Heesch for a day to bring the BMX pioneers and oldschool fans together. Collectors displayed their bikes, brought products they wanted to sell and the Oldschool BMX Parts man-cave sold plenty of old parts. It was just cool to go back in memory lane because some of the
As Mike Daily wrote in "Kevin Jones: The Man. The Interview." published in Aggro Rag Freestyle Mag! Plywood Hoods Zines '84-'89: The Complete Collection (Stovepiper Books Media, 2013): Skyway rushed to sponsor Kevin Jones after his second place finish in 19 & Over Expert at Round 3 of the AFA Masters series held May 2, 1987, in Austin, Texas.