All photos by Eric Silver
This past weekend, the Trail Riders of America hosted the Double Cross contest out in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where they invited out 26 riders to take part in the day filled with racing, tricks and good times. The concept was simple, put two riders head to head on a hybrid track that’s not only built for speed, but for tricks as well and see who can make it to the finish line first. We had our friend Eric Silver out at the event to shoot some photos and he came through with a ton of great shots featuring the likes of Chris Doyle, Van Homan, Brandon Dosch, Scotty Cranmer, Aaron Ross and many more that you can check out in our new photogallery! Check it!
The latest stop of The Shadow Conspiracy‘s “Keep It Local” tour took the crew to France! Check out highlights from the sessions they got in along with a stop at a few shops! This has tons of gold in it!
“The Shadow Keep It Local Tour continues it’s international dominance with a stop in France. Hang out with the Shadow crew including Simone Barraco, Scott Ditchburn, Joris Coulomb, Paul Ryan, and newcomer Nico Badet as they rip through Bros. Bike Store in Lyon and BMX Avenue in Montpellier.
Huge thanks to all the locals who came out to shred and rep Shadow, Lilian, Fabien, and Robin at Bros. Bike Store/Sparkys France, and Fafa at BMX Avenue.
Photo by Stephane Bar
Midi Life Crisis
There’s no denying the success that Chase Hawk has found in BMX over all of his years of style that he has graced us with. This year in particular seems to be one that has been more than amazing than previous years with some unexpected changes to his sponsor line up, taking home a gold medal at the X-Games, having a day named after him in Austin, Texas, having a new version of his signature frame from Cult released and even more recently, his own signature colorway on the Marana shoe from Etnies. There have been a lot of good things happening for him and it’s safe to say it’s every bit well deserved.
A few weeks back, we got our hands on a pair of those signature shoes we just mentioned and figured it would be more than a good time to take a more in-depth look at just what makes the shoe special and give some insight into what we have thought about them so far! So, here we have… Our latest Insight! Let’s do this!
Cult just dropped this new edit featuring Trey Jones and Russ Barone getting down on trails, pools and a DIY spot during a recent visit to Long Island! This edit is loaded with some amazing riding and the bonus Garrett Byrnes clips are a treat! Hit that play button and take it all in!
“Trey Jones went to go stay with Russ Barone for a week out on the island. They rode trails, concrete parks and an awesome pool over the course of the week. Guest clips from Garrett Byrnes and Ryan Hoey. Thanks to all the Panamoka and boondocks locals for an amazing time.
Filmed by: Trey, Russ, Frank Spinelli and Nick Razzano
Edited by : Trey
Music: Somewhere Far Away – Dead Moon”
Subrosa just released their 2015 Complete Bike Videos giving us a closer look at each of their 2015 Completes along with some dialed riding mixed in for good measure! These bikes are looking oh so good! Hit that play button and take in all the videos then hit this link for a closer look at each bike individually!
“We’ve just uploaded our annual complete bike videos. These videos give you a little more insight on what the 2015 Subrosa complete bikes have to offer, and what they’re designed for. The videos show the level of riding each model and price range is for, get you up close and personal with the spec, highlights, features and colorways.
As always hit the product section for the full list of every part, every spec, and detailed shots of every model.
Thanks to Beau Harvey, Kyle and Seth Broccolo, Heberto Segura, Anthony Soricelli, Roman Bugos, Willy, Francisco, Lars and Hoang Tran who came out and helped us ride and show these bikes off!”
Devon Smillie has a brand new bike check up on the Flybikes website giving you an in-depth look at his current Fuego setup with the new 2015 Military Green colorway that’s due out soon! Looks like a dialed unit to me!
Head over to The Shadow Conspiracy website to take a closer look at Johnny Devlin’s current setup that he’s running these days! It’s clean, simple and looks like a solid unit!
The days are getting shorter and the temps are dropping pretty quick here in the northern hemisphere! With that being said, the sessions are moving indoors for many of us! We figured it would be a good time to take a closer look at a few items to help keep you warm and keep your bike rolling smooth for this weeks Products: column! This week we’ll take a look at the Order jacket from The Shadow Conspiracy, the Match front hub from Cult, the new Tri-Pull sweatshirt from Madera, the Knox sprocket from Sunday Bikes, then we’ll wrap things up with Sergio Layos’ signature Trueno frame from Fly Bikes. Ready? Let’s do this!
Here’s one section from the Cult “Small Talk” DVD that I know a ton of people have been hyped on! Check out Andrew Castaneda absolutely destroy spots regular and opposite like it’s nothing! This is a clear indicator as to why he got bumped up to the pro team, too. After you watch the video, hit the Ride site for a quick Q&A with Andrew about his part and being bumped up!
To celebrate the release of the new 2015 complete bikes from Subrosa, they threw a little party to give them a proper welcoming! Check out this quick video from the party, then check out each of the bikes in the links below! These bikes are looking real good!
“We thought a party line would be the best way to tell you that the videos for each of our 2015 complete bikes will be live on our site soon!
He’s a sneak peak at all the models in one glorious clip!
Thanks to Beau Harvey, Kyle and Seth Broccolo, Heberto Segura, Anthony Soricelli, Roman Bugos, Willy, Francisco, and Lars who came out and helped us ride and show these bikes off!
To see the all the 2015 Subrosa complete bikes hit up
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