I live in a rough part of town, in an old school bus, in-between two shipping containers. I had previously lived across the alley from an abandoned slave cemetery, and recently moved about a mile away. Before this, I had lived in a more traditional dwelling, when I had a successful career, living paycheck to… Continue reading
Following Interstate 95 south, for an East Coast cold weather reprieve, Florida proved to be fruitful in it’s riding spots, hospitable hosts, and sunshine to loiter in and drink coffee… From ramps in backyards and dead end roads in Tampa and Longwood to snake run circa 1977 in a skatepark in Jacksonville, the search for… Continue reading
For many riders, dirt jumps are the essence of BMX – the original DIY approach to emulating motocross on a bicycle. No two dirt jump are the same and each spot is as unique as the riders who spend their time in the woods carving out their own little escape from reality. In Richmond, VA… Continue reading
Tap the starter with a ball-peen hammer, spray some ether in the intake, jimmy the flat head screw driver in the ignition, and start it up, 8 cylinders of mostly reliable american ingenuity, if the engine is new to me, the mystery of it’s reliability, will carry us in optimistic haphazard confidence to wherever we… Continue reading
“What can we do?” The BMX community reacted quickly to the bad news regarding Ron McDonald’s health. Fundraisers, t-shirt sales, a benefit race–even people that had never met Ron were behind the cause 100%. The response and support was a beautiful thing. Seeing a post or a comment from Ron gave us all hope. As… Continue reading
Another time, Another place… Photos by Chris Hallman, unearthed by Groundchuck and Murphy Lee!
Northeast relics of gnar, weekend country club getaway with Clint Reynolds, Eric Hennessey, Tobias Petinelli, Ever Peacock, Derrick Girard and more- as seen by Chris Hallman.
More Fun in the New World… Widely considered the Charley (from the 1962 travelogue written by American author John Steinbeck) of BMX and skateboarding, Scott Towne can be seen exploring life through his trusty vehicles known collectively as Rocinante- a quixotic fleet of freedom on wheels. But what about the Minutemen, Flesheaters, DOA, Big Boys,… Continue reading
Photos from a recent attempt to find an ‘Ithaca is Gorges’ T- shirt with Steve Crandall…
Summer sessions on the East Coast. Backyard heavies at Brett’s ramp with the Leepper Bros., Evan Smedley, Colin Mackay and more…