Skateboarder's Action Now
Picture of today is from the first issue of Action Now, an "extreme sports" magazine that had a mix of skateboarding, surfing, BMX, music and everything else extraordinary like "Fairing bikes". These "downhill road racers" as they called their vehicles, were basically 20" bikes with fiberglass fairings attached to it. Originator was Dan Hanebrink. Today's picture shows Kim Barker in his Griffs gear that at one point was also popular over in Europe.
was the man who did the Bicycle part of the magazine. In one of his columns he writes:
Possibility of future bike bowlriding contests, formation of Downhill Road Racing Association, impending BMX mass media blitz and "eventual takeover."