Something Different

This is the first contribution I ever made to a bmx publication. This “Something Different” drawing ran in a Stylin’zine way back in 1987. Zines were like the bmx blogspots of the 1980’s, any good scene had one. I was 14 at the time, and my friend Dave Fox used to run this little zine called Stylin’. I used to look forward to it even more than the big publications, because the people in it were my friends. I found this issue the other day and this silly drawing made me laugh. Besides the tricks that people do on bikes (and the multiple Swatch watches), not much has really changed since then.

Derek Adams

Orchid Footwear head hancho. Lover of beer, iphones and backflips.