Superstar is showing their new Overdrive cassette hub. This hub uses the Q-lite system with an 8th or 9th driver and a female axle. This hub will be available at the end of September in these following colours: blasted black, grey and red. The hub will also come as a wheelset in black only with the Superstar duty rim (in black too). Superstar worked during two years to provide a light and reliable hub with our own design.
Let's see how international this issue of BMX Plus! is. Why? for the heck of it. The Inside Scoop has a photo of Australian Steve McCann riding an FBM frame and a pic of UK's Harry Main chilling on his Mirraco. Canadian Wade Lajlar has a bum ankle so a good score on page 12. Khalen Young gets a pickie on the next page. Plus tracked down Daniel Dhers (Venezuela) for a 2-page interview. England's Ashley Charles gets a double page spread with a How-To. Harry Main gets a double page spread from the JomoPro comp. South Americans Javier Colombo and Cristian Becerine get a photo from the USA Cycling National Championships. So do Jelle van Gorkum (NL) and Sam Willoughby. Bohan (AUS) sneaks in with a photo on the "Showcase funnies" page making this a respectable international issue. For a full contents list, read on:
Name: Axel Jürgens Age: 32 Hometown: Tossa de Mar, Spain Hook-ups/Sponsors: Adidas, Oakley, Alpine Stars, Simple bmx, Profile, Team Blowin'it, Eastpak.
The favorite list:
-Spot to ride: trails -BMX video: 5050 That's it -Website: surfmediterraneo.com, fatbmx.com, -Web video: any new bmx or surf one. -Food: Argentinean barbecue -Travel destination: Anywhere -Riders to ride with: ...so many, I can't mention them all. -Car: 2 Peugeot 205 in Spain and Volvo V70XC in the US (on sale... contact me)
-Spot to ride: At the moment behind Karawan Mega-Super-Shopping-Store in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine), usally Stuttgart (Germany) in summer at "Haus der Geschichte" in winter at kunstform headquarter -BMX video: S&M I wanna live and of course KHE Flat School video
Yesterday Philip and I drove over to Dimitris' trails in Asten-Heusden. Dimitri has been a familiar face at all trails jams and we'd heard that he started building a spot himself. After getting some directions off of him at the Hellentrails Jam we were off to Asten on a Monday afternoon. We drove straight there in 30 minutes and met up with Dimitris who showed us the lines including a little oval where Philip could ride. The bigger 8-pack to the end of the place has some big kickers and the last one is a transfer to the right. A 180 turn leads you to the line back which has all kind of jumps. Always nice to ride new spots, especially if you make it through. No starting hill here either so get your bike into gear. Jam session soon. We'll keep you posted.
In between dying his hair and playing his vast collection of vintage Sega games, Fox/DC/Eastpak rider Colin Loudon designed and built some sick new jumps. Assisted by the staff at the Giba Gorge park his plans went from scribbles on a small piece of paper to the images you see here in just a month. The cool thing about Colin's design is that there are lines everywhere and jumps for all skill levels. I even saw some old dudes in spandex roll over some of them on