The American Bicycle Association hosted the Silver Dollar Nationals this past weekend, January, 11-13 in Reno, NV. The weather was a little rough leading up to the event this year with about 10 feet of snow coming in to the Reno area, but the Reno crew always does a great job on the track and facility and the event went off without a hitch! The racing at the Silver Dollars event was second to none! ABA BMX stepped it up in the track department and Billy Allen built a very challenging track to kick off the season.
This weekend is shaking up to be a battle royale, as teams from all over the US make their way to the Coyote National at Estrella Mtn. BMX in Goodyear, AZ. The Coyote National is awarding a double team payout to its teams on Day 1 and that’s just a hint of all the excitement happening Jan. 25th-27th. After the Christmas Classic, team Intense/Phantom/Ontrac was setting the standard of the early season for the National Teams. But not far behind OFR/Cyaa and Dan’s Comp were battling to take over the lead.
SINZ is proud to announce the arrival of the Pro Lite Stem Series. The Pro Lite Stems are available in 4 different sizes - a mini 1” version with a 40mm and 45mm reach and a Pro 1 1/8th version, with a 50mm and 55mm reach. The SINZ Pro Lite stem use a very sophisticated process- hollow forging to make it as lite as possible while not sacrificing the strength needed. The stems have a 5 degree rise, so if needed, you can flip the stem over to have a true inverted stem. The stems have a beautiful SINZ Signature Black Shadow finish with the 3D Sinz Logo embossed in the stem cap.
Underground Products (UGP) is pleased to announce the launch of a new marketing campaign and enhanced sales effort for 2008. The streetwear brand, which launched in 1986 in Orlando, Florida, as a BMX apparel brand and later diversified adding wake products, has remained relatively underground with a solid endemic following for more than 20 years. However, 2008 promises to be a stepping stone as the brand looks to share its apparel, accessories, footwear and hardgood products with a broader lifestyle audience. “UGP started in the BMX industry and maintains strong roots in that category, but has evolved into a complete streetwear collection,” says Creative Director, Sebastian Surroca. “What makes UGP unique is how we develop the product and the passion we pour into it.
Nick Johnson, Manager of the Gasworx Skatepark in Bridlington East Yorkshire sent in the following information and photos of a huge park that allows BMX riding. The park looks awesome. Here's Nick: We are currently 8 weeks into construction of our £500,000+ skatepark which is to be complete by 21st March. The concrete park which is available to BMX, Inline skate and skateboarders has been designed the very well known Marc Churchill of Gravity Parks. I was hoping that you may be able to run a story of the development
Freecaster.tv will be streaming a high-quality Live Webcast from Simpel Session in Tallinn, Estonia on January 26th and 27th. Now in it's 8th year Simpel Session has been building a reputation for creating a truly supportive and encouraging vibe, making it an exciting destination for skateboarders and BMX riders alike all over the globe. The course design, by Nate Wessel is dialed for Skate and BMX
FormCo, always trying to come up with innovative products for the BMX market, has just released a new chain for the race market. FormCo’s “Half Link Chain” gives riders more options when trying to dial in their chainstay length. Instead of removing what amounts
Here's Scotty's bar. He's 21 now so he can hang out at the bar. Hard to see in the photo but the bar decal has a Nissan R33 against a EVO IX, Cool little touch for Scotty's love of these two cars. -13 butted tubing -7.8” high -27” wide -10 degree sweep, 2 upsweep -690g or 24.3oz.