-New on the Mankind team in Germany is Markus Wallborn from Magdeburg (near Berlin)
-Mankind products were displayed the first time in public on the Padded Cell booth at the Bike Show in Coventry, UK last weekend .
-Mankind is being distributed so far by Padded Cell (UK), KickASSBMX (Australia), Soul Cycle (Netherlands), Sunshine (Denmark), Element (Norway), 48s BMX (Switzerland).
-Mankind Asadi T-Shirt available now. Sizes:S,M,L,XL. Colors: white , black
-Please check www.mankindbmx.com. Splashpage is ready now, full site soon. Come back and check again.
Congratulations to Ryan Fudger on that wicked covershot of Morgan Wade doing a 360 transfer the new skool way. The June 05 issue is packed with stuff. People are warming up after the winter sleep. The UpFront section is getting bigger with news and little stories from all over the place. If you want to know what's going on in BMX you should not forget to read the Fine Print column. Mark Owen is the employee of the month and gets to park his car at the front door all month. Dave Brumlow is filling you in on the Brevard County scene. PerspectivesBMX is the web page of the month and DMC is answering questions in the Pro Q+A article. Woodward's Lot-8 gets reviewed and Freimuth gets the Now and Then page which has him shown in full HARO gear. Everyone should be stoked if they had Ben Snowden's backyard. Not sure about Matt Beringer's bike though. The buyer's guide reviews 5 stems and the magazine continues with One Senseless roadtrip. It's summer in Oz and the Macneil team made a trip with Jeff Z. on board. Focus, you need to FockUs! 13 sweet pics should have you covered.
Psykopath industries press release:
Psykopath industries has recruted some of the best pro bmxers and street riders. Listed below are our pro race and street team. They will be hitting as many street contest/race nationals awaking the psykopath within. Look for them to be sporting their U.S made frames, sprockets, necks, and gear.
It might be far away from home but you never know where your bike takes you. We show you some pictures of a new park in South America courtesy of Mauricio at [url=http://www.lbrbmx.com.br]LBRacing.[/url]
Mauricio: "Here is the brand new skate park from Guararema City, the park is located 1 hour away from San Paulo, Brasil and has steep transitions, rollers and berms and a sort of Volcano in the middle of the park. The skate park was designed for Daniel Arnoni one of the best skaters from Brazil.
With the HARO UK tour/Bike Show and Paul's Paultique 10 years anniversay/mini FAT-JAM going on last weekend neither one of us could make it to the Joe Kid on a Stingray premiere in Hollywood. We're actually bummed to have missed this event and are looking forward to see the Bang Pictures movie on the history of BMX.
Dimitri Coste from France was fortunate enough to make it to Hollywood for the premiere and sent us some snapshots. Thanks for that Dimitri.
In a breath taking final, Australian Ryan Guettler wins the Braun Spine contest at the UK Bike Show to become the first leader of the Braun cruZer Tour ranking.Stoneleigh, UK â€“ 03 April 2005. 39 riders representing 11 nations gathered at the 2005 UK Bike Show for the first contest on the world’s largest mobile mini-ramp. The 250m2 ramp, designed by Peter Jandt and Stephan Prantl, features a 2m high (6.6 feet) spine which proved to be a challenge even to the very best, amongst whom Ryan Nyquist multiple X Games winner as well former world champion Dave Osato.
Long time pro vert rider John Parker is starting a magazine. It will be a quarterly publication with some strong distribution (40.000). Jared Souney and Paul Zitzer are on board as partners. First issue will be out in July. You can sign up for the newsletter. Go to [url=http://www.sophride.com/]sophride[/url] for the details.
- Props has finished production on a 30 minute special episode of the 2005 Toronto Metro Jam for FUEL TV that will be airing in April. Check www.fuel.tv for more information.
- Stew Johnson and the Odyssey Team will be heading out on a 10 day road trip across the South East for Props Video Magazine Issue #56.
- Props Video Magazine Issue #56 will include a RED BULL bonus DVD featuring the Red Bull Team in Mexico and well as the RED BULL Drenaje, which was a huge contest in the sewers of Mexico City. The two-disc DVD will be shipping on June 2nd.
Viki Gomez claims leadership of Braun cruZer Tour (Flatland) at the 2005 UK Bike Show.
With a convincing victory in the Flatland contest at the UK Bike Show, Spaniard Viki Gomez claims early leadership of the Braun cruZer Tour ranking.Stoneleigh, UK â€“ 03 April 2005. The 2005 UK Bike Show gathered an international field of 29 professional flatland riders representing 7 nations. Local Great British riders had been looking forward to this first opportunity in 2005 to challenge their fellow European riders as well as Canadians Travis Collier and Nathan Penonzek, the 2003 world
Jim Rienstra runs Aspire which is a BMX video contest. You enter with your own video part and a team of judges will decide if you're a winner. All great entries will end up on the Aspire BMX DVD. You don't need to be a pro to enter or live in California, or travel to a contest. Use your local terrain and have a mate film you, edit your part and send it in. May 7th is the deadline for round 4. Like the idea? Here's some background of the man who is running the show.FATBMX: Just introduce yourself with the regulars like age, home town, years you've been riding, etc.
Jim Rienstra: I'm a 29 year old Sagittarius that grew up in the small town of Zimmerman Minnesota, where the winters are long and cold. I've been riding since my first piss yellow Columbia BMX bike 20 years ago.