As discussed in their TCU TV interview and as seen in Dan Coller’s “How To Feeble” video, the Kink team has posted up in San Diego and will be pumping out plenty of content while they’re in town. Here we have a flat rail session featuring the whole team going in before presumably hitting the streets for some real spots and as is to be expected, everyone kills it.
“Take a look at a causal #KinkHouse morning warmup session outside the front of our spot in San Diego, California. Dudes get the blood flowing for the day, just steps from the crib! Shoutout to the Subrosa Rail, and Albert Mercado for lending the setup for our residence. Riding from current Kink House residents Travis Hughes, Tony Hamlin, Jacob Cable, Dan Coller, Jake Petruchik, and Ben Basford. #kinkhouse #kinkbmx”
Josh James invented the webisode. I interviewed him over email all the way back in 2013 but it was great to get Josh James and his crew in the studio to talk about how he got started in BMX and how he revolutionized YouTube without even trying. Enjoy!
Tim Knoll is the latest BMX rider to get a TED talk. He gives a quick history lesson on BMX and an overview of our precious disciplines and then goes into his own BMX story and how he ended up riding like he does. Once you check this why don’t you go watch Tim’s TCU TV episode again, eh?
Any day on your BMX bike is liable to be the best day of your life. Having a few good friends with you makes it even more likely. Throw in a few good cheesesteaks and it’s pretty much guaranteed. Shout out to Mikey Tyra, Brandon Begin, Connor Keating and Scott Marceau for joining me.
Charles Littlejohn (who is now getting hooked up by Animal) is a young thug from the mean streets of LA who may or may not have broads in Atlanta and is most certainly an up and coming force in the LA BMX scene. Here we have him demonstrating his wide array of tricks for the camera of Stephan August. Enjoy
Fernando seriously stepped it up for this new video by tackling a bunch of bigger set ups. And what set ups they are, there’s a ton of ridiculous spots in here. Awesome section:
“When we added dirty Fernando to the team we knew he was good with bikes and drinks but we didnt know he goes in this hard.
Check out 3 minutes of him killing shit in Germany & Espana for the lens of Oliver Michel, Kevin Kolczyk & Luke Jackson.
Edited by Fernando Laczko.”
Nate Richter once again gives us a peak into his life as he roams the streets of Southern California with the Stranger crew including Caleb Quanbeck, Abdullah Alkhalili and Michael Harkous and they put in some serious work at the skatepark. What I want to know is what happened to the footage of Caleb beating that guy up…
Josh James AKA the founder of Boqer BMX and the inventor of the webisode recently came out to LA with his boys Clem and Mick in search of good times on bikes. We hung out with them quite a bit (you might have seen us all chilling in this ‘sode) and their first 2 webisodes from their journey are now live, check out the one where they actually meet up with us above and peep the first video from their trip after the jump. Continue reading →
For TCU webisode #43 we pedaled up to the Griffith Observatory and did some bike tricks along the way. The cops showed us love but still kicked us out anyway. Riders: Stevie Churchill, Brandon Begin, Mikey Tyra, Connor Keating.
Today the Stranger crew went to one of their favorite universities in search of cheap BMX thrills and ended up pulling some serious tricks despite the abundance of attractive girls on hand who threatened to distract the crew from the mission at hand. Shout out to Caleb Quanbeck, Michael Harkous and Abdullah for holding it down and Nate Richter for filming.
This week we were happy to get Jay Roe and Calvin Kosovich of the Kink Bikes squad on the show. For those who don’t know, Jay is the Kink team manager while Calvin holds things down on the pro rider side (and also kills it behind a videocamera too). This week we got in depth about Kink’s history, where both of these guys are coming from and the ever changing face of BMX. Enjoy and please Follow us on Soundcloud and iTunes.
Today we’ve got a Reed Stark bike check video courtesy of Nate Richter (who bafflingly didn’t use a mic for this explaining the terrible sound). Reed’s been out here staying with us for a while and he takes off today but it’s always nice having him around and he’s been absolutely killing it for an upcoming project. Shout out to BSD.
This may come as a surprise to some of you (me included although maybe I just haven’t been paying attention) but Sebastian Keep has left Cult and has started a new bike brand called Tall Order. In true 2016 fashion he has started a YouTube channel where he is producing vlog style content about his new venture, check out the first video above and check out their website here.
“Join me on my journey to start and run a BMX company called tall order. Documenting the whole process on YouTube i’ll be travelling overseas to look at product design and manufacturing, searching out and sponsoring talented BMX riders, introducing the team, filming projects, putting on contests and much more. It’s going to be a huge challenge and I know there’ll be highs and lows but for me the journey is the reward so lets do this. – Sebastian Keep”
Tammy McCarley’s epic Blunted Athletics “Forever Rolling” section has yet to hit the web but today we’ve got a dope edit of all his leftovers from the filming of that part. Tammy rides with amazing speed and power so you know even hit leftovers go hard.
Lahsaan Kobza and Mark Burnett recently visited LA and spent some time sleeping on our floor and filmed this dope edit during their stay. These two both kill it and were great to hang out with for a week so even though we failed at filming a TCU TV interview I’m stoked we got this edit done. Enjoy!
Yesterday I met up with the Boqer123 crew and we rode our BMX bikes to meet up with Thee Block as well as the rest of the ONSOMESHIT squad. We enjoyed a ridiculous Hollywood High session in which a 15 year old rider named @peepcam attempted to ride off the roof repeatedly and then we introduced the Boqer boys to In & Out and rode a bunch of other awesome spots. Everybody killed it and we had a great day as usual.
I stared at my computer for 20 minutes before finally deciding on this title and I’m pretty sure I nailed it.
There are tons of great skateparks in Southern California but the Vans park in Huntington might just be our new favorite. We hit it up and had a blast with a huge crew of amazing BMX riders! We’re going to go back next week so look for another one dropping soon.
Riders: Brandon Begin, Reed Stark, Jacob Cable, Denim Cox, Connor Keating, Mikey Tyra, Josh Delcour, Dan Kruk and many more.
Simple Session is quickly approaching and the crew over there just hit us up with a highlights video from last year which should serve as a reminder of how fun this shit is every year. Check out part 1 above and part 2 below and stay tuned because we will be covering the event in depth this year. Continue reading →
Let’s be clear, this is not a full fledged interview with either Shawn Mcintosh or Reed Stark. They are both deserving of full length, deep interviews but this is more of an impromptu, informal (read: drunk) chat that transpired last week. Enjoy and by all means give this a thumbs up if you appreciated it.
02:00 Drinking at Black
05:45 Shitty’s freestyle
06:30 Meth tales
13:00 How Shitty got into BMX
16:00 Congratulations Brian Kachinsky
21:00 Making friends as an adult
29:50 Ben Hucke’s Dig cover
32:00 Favorite photos
34:00 The time Reed creeped Tyler, The Creator out
38:00 Catfish is an idiot
41:00 Eskimo brother lifestyle
42:30 The state of BMX in 2016
44:30 Dan Conway off Fit
47:00 Toughest BMX pros
51:00 When Shitty met the Road Fools crew
55:00 Bit by a toucan
56:30 Shitty vs Mastroni
59:20 Freestyle session