That’s right, we’re going to Japan! The good people over at Motocross International gave us the invite and so we got together a group of misfits together to hit the open road. Dennis, Connor, Fox, Tyler, and our fearless leader Joey Cobbs will all be in attendance there. We’ll be filming, riding with locals, playing tourist and hitting up shop stops along the way. We’ll be there from 5/15 – 5/24 if any of you out there in cyberspace are around. We can’t wait for this one, we’ve all been dying to get over to Japan for some time now. Follow #vlmdemojapantour on Insta for the updates. Hit the top image to view the full flyer.
Dennis has been rockin’ his new Rig bar for some time now and has been putting it to the ultimate “D.Enarson test”. He’s also been busy putting in some time for his RIG line promo, that will blow your mind. Just saw it yesterday and it’s mind-bottling. Below are the specs on the Rig bar that we currently have in stock in 9″ and 9.25, and available in both Flat Black and Chrome.
Rise: 9″ & 9.25″”
Crossbar OD: .75″
Crossbar Height: 6.5″ (9″) 6.75″ (9.25″)
Crossbar Width: 11.28″ (9″) 11.3″ (9.25″)
Material: 13 butted, heat treated CRMO. Thickest point is 1.8t (.070)
Weight: 33.2 (9″) oz
Since there were so many rad photos of the guys posted in the team page update last week, we just can’t help but make them into wallpapers so that your computer’s desktop is up to date with the freshest riding photos out there. Today’s wallpaper is brought to you by none other than New Hampshire’s finest juicer, Aaron “Aboy” Smith. We found this amazing spot on our Colorado trip last year, the spot looked incredible for photos but was tricky to get a real line at in order to make it happen. No one else wanted to give it a go because of the awkward run up but Aaron got it figured out and rode over the door a few times in order to get the photo just right. Click on in to check it out big and then give it a download to freshen up your desktop!
Daaaaaamn, A-Boy coming in hot with this one! Stop reading and get ready to be psyched to ride.
“Aaron once again puts it down in his usual buttery smooth fashion. From tech to gnarly, everything is stomped and nothing is questionable. Spots in Boston, Kitchener Ontario, and Austin.” – KINK
Hucker has a rad feature that just popped up on the Red Bull Bike blog where he and Demarcus Paul, a mellow street shredder out of SD, are asked the same questions to see where the differ, where they are alike and where they aren’t even in the same ballpark! This is a pretty rad feature so make sure to head over to the Red Bull Bike Blog by clicking here and check it out.
During a recent Red Bull trip to New Zealand, Hucker and our buddy Anthony Napolitan had an epic day shredding the famous Mangawhai pool and snorkeling with some New Zealand fish. Hucker does some wild things that you don’t usually see in a big pool like Mangawhai. Check it out!
This was seriously one of the most exciting and insane things I’ve ever witnessed in person. Kris already had this gap eyed up when we got to camp last summer and was pretty much dead set on getting in done during Demolition Week. I honestly couldn’t see how he would get the distance to clear the gap because the quarter is so steep but one thing I have learned as a BMX photographer is never doubt a rider when they believe they can do something. In this instance we were both a little bit right, the quarter did shoot him straight up to the moon and had him peaking out about 6-8 feet shy of the roof but as he descended back towards earth, Kris’ AA pro race skills carried his momentum through and he was able to just get his front tire to the edge of the roof followed by the rear. I don’t think Kris could have cut this gap any closer and everyone at camp, including Kris, was relieved that it didn’t get any closer than that. Click on the sequence to check it out big and save it as your new desktop wallpaper.
A few weeks back we had a jam at Clairemont Skatepark in San Diego to celebrate the release of all our spring products and to shred with all the local rippers. Damn near half the Demo team made it out to the session and seriously shut the park down with all the insane riding they let loose on the place. Other Pro riders like Broc Raiford, Demarcus Paul and Dylan Stark also made it out to ride and only helped progress the session into the insane level that it got to. Mastroni really came through with the fire on this edit and did a great job capturing that high paced insanity that went down. Big thanks to everyone who came out and made the jam a success, you guys all rule!! Also, be sure to check out our gallery we had up from the jam HERE >>
It has seriously been a while since we have updated the team page photos and since we have been sitting on a stack of sick photos from the guys we have loaded up the team pages with incredible images of your favorite Demolition riders! So stoked to have all these guys repping and rocking Demolition Parts on their bikes! Take some time and click on this post to see some of the craziest photos from the update and then be sure to go through all the team pages to see all the new photos posted because they’re just too sick not to be seen!
All photos shot by Joey Cobbs and Brian Castillo.
The crew from the Michigan Video is at it again this time with a project called “After Hours” where they make awesome setups in a warehouse and film insane combos throughout all hours of the night. Tyler has got some sick clips in here along with the rest of his homies who all come through hard with some sick BMX magic. Check it!
You might have seen some of our insane pic updates of Hucker on our IG but they just now released the vid of the whole Cam White’s King Of The Hill event. These jumps are definitely for a different breed of insane, they almost look like motocross jumps! Congrats again to our main man, Mike “Hucker” Clark for taking home the win.
Not much to say about Mike Gray that his riding hasn’t already told you, he’s a badass. What we can tell you is that we are beyond stoked have Mike Gray representing Demolition Parts! Keep and eye out for more from Mike and Demolition Parts in the future, IT’S GOING TO BE SICK!
Although we have already introduced you to our newest International Rider from Estonia, Erik Orgo. It’s time to make it even more official with this Welcome Edit. Erik came through with this awesome edit that showcases how well rounded of a rider he is. This was filmed by Dmitri Shushuyev during a few sessions at Monsterparks, during the harsh winters of Estonia. Huge thanks to On Wheels and everyone involved for making this happen. Look for more from Erik in the near future!
This isn’t a full fledged bike check by any means but since Biz came by to get some new goodies, we thought we’d put up a couple pics of his whip and Biz flying through our warehouse throwing the b’s. Click more to see more.
Demolition Style Cat, Chris Doyle, met up with Darryl Tocco and banged out this sick ramp edit for their frame sponsor, Kink Bike Co, at Doyle’s local skatepark, The Wheel Mill. Some seriously sick moves in here including, dialed oppo whips, suicide no handers, sub-rail five taps and much much more. A park like the Wheel Mill in a wintered state like PA has got to be gold to a rider like Doyle, and from the looks of it he has been taking advantage!
Dennis absolutely murdered the Spring Product Release Jam on Saturday with too many crazy moves to list. But if you ask me this grind to 180 lookback has the perfect mix of burley, tech, and style into one amazingly rad and rare trick to see done right. So click on this photo to check it out big, save it as your new wallpaper, and get stoked for the next Demo Jam that is sure to go down at a skatepark near you!
Checking in from AZ, just enjoying the last few weeks of good weather before the hell that is summer sets in. I have been staying quite busy finishing up my section for the Volume DVD, and have been playing host to a lot of the Volume crew the past month. Last week we had Jason Enns and Tate Roskelley out here, and had a solid week of stacking clips for the video. Things have settled down a bit, so I have had some time to go out and have some mellow sessions with the homies, finding new spots and working on new tricks. Yesterday Greg Moliterno and I shot this photo of me getting barreled in the fence, I have driven past this thing for years and always wanted to ride it. As you can see we stopped for a session, and it turned out to be a super fun spot I am kicking myself for sleeping on so long. – DH
Red Bull has an awesome gallery on their site from the release jam that went down on Sunday. Check out the gallery here and get a good look at this wedged nosepick by Hucker as well as other dialed riding photos from other shredders in attendance.
Everyone here at Demolition parts is happy to announce that we’re now being distributed in Canada by Killemall Distribution.
Killemall is owned and operated by guys that both live and love BMX, and have over 30 years of BMX experience under their belt. They’ve also been putting on BMX events for over 9 years now. Their Canadian Concrete jams have been the longest running series in Canada!
Killemall and Demolition are already planning on making big moves with team trips, a Canadian team, and a lot more direct media attention.
Demolition products will be available through Killemall starting April 2014.
For all Canadian inquires or questions, please contact Killemall at:
346-2416 Main Street
Growing up in BMX, jams were always a huge highlight. Contests were awesome for sure but jams were way more laid back, stress free sessions, with some of your favorite pros and a chance for you and your friends to get to hang out with them a bit. The idea for this jam was no different, lets get everyone together to have a great time and get a chance to win some awesome BMX goods. The only difference is now we are making the plans for a jam and hoping that enough people saw the flyers that some of them will show up. It’s funny how you never have doubts about a jam being successful, unless your throwing the jam, then your convinced it’s going to be a ghost town at the skatepark that day. Regardless of my feeling of paranoia about the turnout, tons of people showed up, locals, riders from out of town, tons of demo pros, and a lot of other pros too, it was unreal how many people showed up. What was even more unreal was the riding, one minute Doyle would be throwing huge fakie variations on the street quarter, then the next minute Kris Fox would footjam fakie a 10 foot vert quarter, Dennis was throwing insane grind variations on the uprail with Broc Raiford and Christian Rigal and the list of craziness that went down just keeps going and going. Check out this gallery from the madness that went down at our jam on Saturday, be sure to click through the whole gallery because the riding is insane all the way through to the very end.
The Demolition Spring Product Release Jam went down yesterday at the Clairemont Skatepark and was an amazing sucsess! We would like to thank every single person who made it out to either hang out or ride with us, jams like this wouldn’t be anything if a bunch of rad people didn’t come out and make it what it was, so again a huge thank you for that! We will be posting a gallery from the jam tomorrow and an edit from the jam later in the week so be sure to check those out once they’re posted.
We wanted come up with some new ways for people who came to the jam to be able to win some of our new gear. One of the ways we came up with was an instagram contest where anyone who was at the jam could post an entry with the hashtag #DemoSpringJam and the best 3 photos posted would win some awesome gear. The photos that got posted were all great but the three that won are really stood out, the winners are…
@chriswalsh32 – Fox Sylus Stem
@fantacywings – Lodes Axes Seat
@weps1904 – Markit Seat
It was around this time last year that the street spot assassin himself, Christian Rigal, came out with amazing Welcome to the Pro Team edit. Since then he has not slowed down for a second and is always out filming something crazy! But for right now lets take a minute to stop what we’re doing and watch some good ol’ awesome street riding!
Chris Doyle comes through with a fast paced, high flying, kick ass promo to introduce you to his new signature Maiden fork for 2014. We’ve made some serious upgrades to the fork that should have you clicking 3 turndowns and buzzing shoulders with your inverts in no time! Hit play and see what’s new with the forks, then call up your local dealer to get your hands on a pair today. Then go shred!
Filmed & Edited by Mike Mastroni
Music: Archers Of Loaf – “Fashion Bleeds”
Click here for more info on Chris’ Maiden Fork
If this doesn’t give you any insight on what the future of BMX looks like, I don’t know what will. They all absolutely killed Beunos Aires! Dennis’ riding is insane as always, check that last clip… WTF!
“The Nike BMX crew of Garrett Reynolds, Dennis Enarson, Chad Kerley, Nigel Sylvester and Kriss Kyle spent a week riding amazing spots in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Watch this video to see the guys put in work!”- Nike
Filmed and Edited by Ryan Navazio
Our very own East Coast ramp reaper, Josh Perry, has a bike check on up on Eastern Bike’s site where he goes over the finer details of his ride. Josh also has an interesting interview on “All it Is” where he goes over his tastes in BMX, beer, brauts and other fine german delicacies which you can read here. Be sure to click on both links and spend some time getting to know our good buddy Josh Perry. Photos by Darron Monroe
Mr. Doyle comes through with a short but sweet skatepark edit for his new clothing sponsor, Camp Three. Filmed at what I assume is an east coast indoor park but I guess it could be anywhere, park looks amazing though and you know Doyle had no problems shredding the shit out of it!
Christian runs you through his usual routine from waking up, riding, filming, ponging, clockin’ mad footy and more. Check it out!! Filmed and edited by Zach Krejmas
Watch this edit and learn why Enns doesn’t jump doubles and how he got exposed to the life of BMX in the first place. J sure knows how to tell a good story.
Connor Lodes, Kris Fox and Aaron Smith come together in this edit to introduce each of their new signature stems. Each guy has a totally unique style with a unique setup preference, so they each sat down and designed a stem that fits their style and rig setup just perfectly. Check out this edit and see what each of these guys brought to the design table and what makes each of their stems unique, and see which one fits your style best and then call your local dealer for more information.
Filmed & Edited by Mike Mastroni
Music: Jex Thoth – “Nothing Left To Die”
For a few days last month Demolition’s very own trail guru, Chris Doyle, escaped the Pennsylvanian winter to take refuge in California’s sunny days, awesome spots and smooth trails. One of the days Chris was riding with good friend, Heath Pinter at his trials when Jason Enns came out to watch the session and ride some street afterward. During the trail session Jason grabbed his GoPro and shot a couple of rad photos of Doyle in action. You may have seen a few of these on our insta @DemolitionParts.com but if you haven’t or even if you have, be sure to click through these and check them out big because they are too rad not too!
I’ve been enjoying the Australian summer for a few months now and it’s been lovely. I’m almost rapped up filming with Cooper Brownlee. Real stoked on the things we have so far so I’m keen for everyone to check it out soon. It’s been fun living in Melbourne and exploring new spots and parks. It’s a sweet city and lots of good blokes to ride with. I’ll be back in the states in a month so looking forward to that and what the year has to bring!
Photo by Cooper Browniee
If you haven’t already heard we are throwing a big jam at Krause family skatepark, aka Clairemont skatepark, to celebrate the release of our new spring product lineup. It’s going to be an awesome time hanging out, riding, and having fun so if you are looking for something to do on March 15th, look no further, come out to Krause family skatepark and shred with the Demolition crew!
Our very own Aaron Smith put together his 2nd edition to “Jerry’s series” and it definitely doesn’t let down. Riding From: Darryl Tocco, Lee Hopkins, Sean Sexton, Matty Aquizap, James Steele, Brian Hunt, Jake Patruchik, Webster Jake, Josh Lane, Rob Bottomly, Matt (Jerry) Busby, Aaron Smith, Jay Roe, & Trevor Ashworth. Shot & Cut By: Aaron Smith @asmithNH
I know, I know, this got posted a few days ago but if by chance you haven’t yet seen Jason Enns’ feature on THEDIGGEST.COM, you are missing out. If you also live under a rock and don’t follow @jasonenns on instagram then you may not know that he lives the life of a pool hunter, roaming through hollowed out relics from forgotten pasts in the desert. I’ve always wondered about all the crazy places Enns goes to find setups in the middle of nowhere and this feature gives some cool insight into where these places are, what happened while there, and what these places used to be before being hit by the decline of western civilization.
Kurt over at the BMX Union visited us at QBP’s annual big Frostbike 2014 to see what we had in store and see what was in the works. Check it all out at BMX Union HERE. Above pic is QBP’s exclusive colorway on our Trooper PC pedal and Missile Grip.
Well I was hoping that there would be a few edits out there from Simple Session 2014 finals and best trick contest but it looks like it’s still a bit too soon for those to be dropping so for now we will have this rad VitalBMX edit of the prelim highlights. Don’t get too bummed though because prelims at simple session is like finals at any other contest so you know the riding in this is completely insane. Demolition annihilators’ Tyler Fernengel and Mike Gray were on hand killing it the whole time, be sure to keep an eye out for their clip in this edit because they’re nuts!
As you may have heard, we are coming out with a ton of awesome parts in March and so we thought a big ass jam at an awesome park would be the perfect way for people to check out our new parts firsthand, and session the skatepark with their favorite Demolition rider at the same time. So if you are anywhere near the San Diego area on March 15th or if you’ve been looking for an excuse to come down to S.D. to ride, then make sure to come out to Clairemont Skatepark for our Demolition Parts Spring Release Jam on March 15th at 2pm! See you there and be sure to click on the post to check out the full flyer!
Kurt at the BMX Union just put up full specs and pics on all our new goods dropping in March. Be sure to get over there to see/ read what’s in store.
Demolition annihilator, Tyler Fernengel, just made it out to Estonia for this year’s Simple Session. Be sure to keep an eye out for Tyler’s runs because I’m sure they will be filled with giant transfers and absurd combos like this here smith to suicide. You gotta love this kid’s riding. Good luck out there Tyler!
If you’ve been paying attention to our social media sites, you might have noticed we’ve been pumping up all our new goods that are dropping in March. This is probably one of our biggest new product drops we’ve had in a long time. After the jump is everything that is coming in with a brief description.
You may have noticed in our March Goods post, that just went up on the site? This insane grind to turndown Biz is doing on an up-rail somewhere in Colorado. But if you didn’t, and even if you did I wanted you to see this photo a bit larger so we all can take in how sick this is!
I remember shooting this with Biz and the first try that he really cranked at the rail, he launched off the rail going at least two feet higher than previous attempts and I instantly thought I blew the photo because I was way too close for how high he was going. I shot the photo anyways and hoped for the best and to my amazement he wasn’t cropped out of the frame at all! So I always get stoked when I see this photo because I remember how lucky I felt the moment I first saw it and for how crazy a turndown this is out of a grind up a rail! For those reasons I just couldn’t help but post this by itself so it can get a little more love.
Jason has got a knack for finding the hardest things to ride and riding them better than anyone. This park is packed with fun things to ride but this bowl is a bit of pain in the ass. It’s about five feet tall and has a mellow transition but then kinks to vert six inches below the coping, making it a silent killer if your not careful! But leave it to Enns to take most peoples “sketchy setup” and turn it into an awesome bump jump quarter and then go ahead and do six foot tables out of it! Enns is the man!
We are proud to officially welcome Dimos Ganiatsas to the International Demolition team. Dimos will be representing Demolition in Greece thanks to our distributor, Ride On Distribution. For this edit, Dimos lays down some tech lines as well as some heavy rail moves in the streets of Greece. Be on the look out for much more from him in the future. Huge thanks to Makis at Ride On and everyone involved for making this happen. Check it out!
Editing: Ronny Skevis
Filming: Makis Ser and Alexandra Koumantaki
Since we’ve had our RotatoR freecoaster hub, we’ve received a number of questions on how to take apart the hub and how to adjust the slack in the hub. With this how-to video, we explain those questions asked plus much more. We also wanted to show you how much slack in degrees you can get from inserting or taking out the slack washers HERE. Hopefully this video will help you out if you have had any questions. If not, please comment and we’ll help you out the best we can.
Demolition homie, Josh Clemens has been on fire ever since he’s been in SoCal. Filming a ton and shredding everything in sight. He showed me this edit a couple weeks back and was definitely blown away by not only by all the different terrain he rides but how damn good he rides it all.
Josh left his roots in Oregon around a year ago and officially made the move to Southern California. Josh has definitely made the most of his time in his new home and this new video is icing on the already-awesome cake. A lot of time and effort went into this one and I think it’s safe to say it’s the best piece we’ve ever seen from Josh. Credit: Francis Castro – Vital
Anyone that knows Aaron Smith knows that he’s a health nut and he takes his special juices and nutrition very serious. He recently let me know that he’s opening his very own juice bar up in the Boston area and since I don’t know anything about juices/ smoothies, I was interested in hearing what he’s up to and his juices in general. Pic above is of Aaron barspinning into a steep ass bank right after downing a fresh smoothie. Pic by J.Cobbs. Good read, hit read more to read/ see it all.
All Day BMX Shop just over the border in Mexico is having their 4th Anniversary jam to celebrate 4 years of being open. These dudes kill it with BMX and know how to throw one heck of a fiesta. You should definitely be there if you’re in the area this weekend! Click the image to go BIG!
We all know learning a trick isn’t easy. But with the Pro’s of today doing seemingly impossible moves during any given session it’s easy to forget that even the Pro’s have to spend some time learning a trick and getting it dialed in. I saw Connor Lodes working on his 3 tables recently and I wanted to know what the process was that he went through, from first trying 3 tables to being able to crank ’em like Hawk! Well he may not be at that full blown Chase Hawk status but that’s the end game idea! Check out what process Connor had to go through to learn and get comfortable with the classic 3 table.
If you haven’t noticed, we sponsor/ hookup a good amount of the Haro guys and I wanna say everyone in this video runs our parts. Regardless, this sweet edit they just put out at Pat’s house is ridiculous and is what you’d expect from Pat, Dennis, Tyler, Nyquist, Mike and Colin. They all do insane stuff but that ender by Mike Gray is nuts!
Michael Jordan was recently in Spain and Yoni Cadenas caught these awesome photos of him shredding the Malaga Bowl. Can’t wait to see the footage from MJ out there. Click the photo above to view the gallery. Thanks to Yoni for the photos.
RIDEbmx just put up a cool Friday Interview with some pros like Aaron Smith, Christian Rigal and Chris Doyle on “Why’s your bike like that?” Be sure to read what they have to say and maybe it’ll help you out with your setup or give you some insight on why pros ride what they ride. Pic by Ryan Fudger
“Some of my favorite people to watch ride have really powerful rollouts…freecoasters don’t allow that power, and I miss seeing that from some riders.” – Aaron Smith
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, “Doyle is one of my favorite guys to shoot with”. He has no problem (usually) shooting stuff multiple times and he’s always up for a cool pic and will usually do what he has to do in order to get the picture just right. Basically every photographers dream subject. This one is no different, we tried a couple long lens shots, got it and then he obliged to try some fisheye ones next. Click to go BIG!
I don’t know what the weather is like by you but its grey outside where I’m at and it’s got me in a monotone mood. So I went and watched Russ Barone’s Black and White edit that he did for CULT while out in LA and it’s simply too good not to re post. This edit does a great job capturing Russ’ stylish approach to riding while having a solid vibe of it’s own. So if it’s by chance not grey and wet outside where you live, watch this and go ride. If it is lame outside where you live than watch this and try and get stoked for better weather. Either way, enjoy.
I first saw this pic of Russ in the Albion Issue 9 but then saw it again on their Instagram and just felt I had to post it too. Such a good shot for a couple of reasons; Classic sunset shot with the cityscape and it’s a f-n rad/ gnarly trick. Shots like these are hard to come by and always worth another look. Sorry, this screenshot still doesn’t do this shot justice. Shout out to Scott Marceau for taking this amazing picture.
Tyler has been making a name for himself in a big way in BMX the past couple years and there’s no question why. Tyler is an awesome example of determination, persistence, creativity, balls of steel, and humility to all young riders in the sport. It’s all these reasons and more why we are proud to announce Tyler as the newest pro rider on Demolition!
Ryan Fudger met up with Demolition’s ping pong champ, Dennis Enarson, to see what his current set up is and see if he’s got any special new goodies on there to check out. Head over to RideBMX to check it and find out!
Here is edit number two from our totally insane NorthWest trails trip that took place in October of last year. This edit features all the shop stops that we made during the trip, don’t let sound of shop stop edit fool you though, none of these three stops were like any you’ve seen before!! With stops at Go Huck Yourself, where they setup a quarter in the middle of the shop and hucker and a Seattle local sessioned the rafters out of the quarter, and to GonRacin’ where we rode the most insane skatepark ever in the middle of Klammath Falls Oregon with the sickest locals ever, and then on to Cycle Path in Hayward California where Ronnie did a massive toboggan roof drop off the shops roof into rush hour traffic! The riding in this edit is amazing, it’s rad to think this entire edit was filmed in three shop stops. Watch this now and get stoked! Also, be sure to check out our gallery from the trip HERE.
Demolition Parts and trail riding have always gone hand in hand since the days of Bennett, Castillo and Wessel. Today things are no different and with our current team being stacked with some of the most progressive trail riders in the game it seemed obvious that a trail trip would be insane. We got the crew together back in 2012 for a New York & Pennsylvania Northeast trails trip which couldn’t have gone much better. This year we brought the guys together once again to take on the Northwest trails trip and all tree loving, trail riding goodness it has to offer. The weather did all it could in the opening days of the trip to ruin our plans to ride. It rained for three days straight before the sky parted and amazingly all the locals were able to dry things out and get the trails ridable as soon as the weather broke. This trip would not have been able to happen without the incredibly welcoming and amazing locals from the Jungle, the Yard, the Aaron Day trails , and Bourbon St. You guys all rule and kill it on the BMX and are keeping the trail riding way of life alive!- Joey Cobbs. Click more to read the guys’ mini interviews and view the gallery to see what all went down. Click each image to go BIG.
Check out this edit of Kris Fox shredding Ben Snowden’s backyard and Sheep Hills while he talks about his Love of BMX.
Stoked to announce that Will Gunn will be repping us in Australia through BMX Militia. If you don’t already know too much about Will, check out his last edit that was absolutely bonkers. Will is an absolute maniac that definitely fits in with the Demolition mantra that is to ride everything and ride it well. Check out this link to see for yourself. Be sure to check out his team page w/ his bio too. Pic by: Chris Benno
The creative technician himself has come through with yet another three minutes of BMX magic for your enjoyment and inspiration! All cheesy hippie-ness aside, Drew has a knack for dreaming up the perfect tricks for the most unique spots. It’s his ability to actually execute the craziest tricks he dreams up on the spot he finds that sepereates Drew from the rest of the BMX community. Stop what your doing right now, watch this and get inspired! Filmed & Edited by Gregory Moliterno
With over 500 hundred posts entered in Ronnie’s Ride EVERYTHING Intstagram contest, which was not at a simple insta contest to enter, we seriously can’t believe how big this contest got. All the different that riders from rookies to veteran pro riders, motocross, to skateboarding, damn near everyone and then some it’s hard to imagine a contest being as well received as this one. Needless to say the decision making process isn’t easy and with something as subjective as BMX it’s near impossible to say who’s is better. But in any case the job had to be done, a top three had to be chosen, and Ronnie had made his choice! The break down looks like this;
1st Place- @juff_purdy Wins a set of Ronnie Napolitan’s Combat Bars
2nd Place- @nathantsykes Wins a Markit Pivitol Seat
3rd Place- @trevvysiklocks Wins a Demolition T-shirt
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to collect your winnings!!
When putting a contest together like this you hope that people like the idea, respond to it, and that you’ll have lots of entries. But what you don’t expect to happen is for Professional riders from across the sport to post entries, there were even a few pro riders from other sports that got wind of the contest and posted entries of their own. With so many entries from so many well known riders we just had to make a gallery with all their entries. Take a look and hopefully you will get as stoked as we got when we saw all the people who entered. Thanks again to everyone who entered and made this happen, you guys all rule!!
Super stoked to see Demolition shredders Tyler Fernengel and Mike Grey get added to the Haro Bikes roster for 2014, Congrats dudes! Stoked to see what this year has in store for these guys!
I’ve always heard Jason and Rooftop talk about this 1992 Clymer/ nude bowl cover like it’s the holy grail of covers. I’ve never really got into it with them until Jason sent over a pic of himself going over some stairs in a pool, the same way that Clymer once did in GO (old magazine that took over BMX Action in the early nineties). Jason image by: Mike Escamilla. Click image to go BIG!
What does the Clymer picture mean to you and why have you liked it all these years? That pic was and still is everything I thought was cool about BMX. It just seemed so raw at the time. Either you were a racer/jumper or a freestyler at the time and this pic to me pretty much said fuck all that! – Jason Enns
Ronnie Napolitan has been without a bike sponsor for a bit now and just built up a new Verde whip with all his new Demolition goodies. Check it out and be sure to read what ol’ Ronald has been up to as well right HERE.
“What’s on your agenda for the next few months? I’m going to try to make it out to California in February to film for Markit and Demolition. Like I said, I’m trying to get a job at this coffee shop in town. I’m also trying to finish my motorcycle so I can ride when spring comes around. Finishing my motorcycle is a huge goal I have right now.”
So with most of the country frozen solid, Aboy and Doyle made the westward winter migration to California to get out of the cold for a while and ride some good spots with good friends for some guaranteed good times! The streets during the week are a bust so we kept to parks and ditches mostly and lucky for us Enns has the Inland Empire on lock and had no shortage of spots for us to ride. Drew Hosselton was also in town and with BIZ in attendance as well the session shaped up to be one hell of a good time! Between Enns “Tate Grinding on Aboy’s bike”, hockey shit talking between Penguins and Canucks fans, and the elusive Indian Air from Biz it was near impossible to stop laughing long enough to actually ride. Good thing these guys are all true professionals and can get some sick riding done in between the laughs. Be sure to check out all the photos from out Winter Ditch Days gallery by clicking on the post.
As the grand finale for our Demolition UK week, we are stoked to premiere Michael Jordan’s Welcome Edit. This edit is officially welcoming MJ to the Demolition, Volume, and Elephant Distribution team. No brakes, no pegs, and tons of style, this edit will get you pumped to go out and ride! Filmed & Edited by Sam Barrow. Big thanks once again to Steve, Russ, and all the filmers/photographers that helped out to make this UK week happen. You’ll be seeing a lot more from Michael Jordan and Jordan Aleppo in the future!
Last week we shared a gallery from Elephant Distribution of a recent event they put on at the Elephant HQ called, Superman for Hotdogs. Here is an edit from the day by Matt Nicklen, which came out awesome! We owe a huge shout-out to Steve and Russ over at Elephant for making this whole UK Week happen. Be sure to check back tomorrow as we are capping off the Demolition UK Week with the premier of Michael Jordan’s Welcome Edit.
Today we are proud to announce Michael Jordan as our 2nd addition the new UK Demolition team. Michael went in hard for his Welcome Edit which will be dropping on Friday and above we have a quick teaser of what’s to come. Check back on Friday for the full edit! Filmed & Edited by Sam Barrow.
Just saw that RIDEbmx put up a Connor Lodes new bike check! Connor runs down his whole Demolition/ Premium setup as well as a couple sick runs through Woodward West. Edit by Sean Zaidi
Yesterday, for the 1st day of our UK Week, we introduced Jordan Aleppo as our newest UK Demolition team rider. Today we just put up a quick bio and photo gallery over on Jordan’s team page. Check that out to see some awesome photos by Robin Pearson and find out a little more about Jordan. Stay tuned tomorrow for a quick teaser of our next UK rider to be announced later this week. Thanks again to our boys in the UK, Elephant Distribution.
To kick off Demolition UK Week, we would like to officially Welcome Jordan Aleppo as our first new UK Demolition rider.
“The fact that Jordan Aleppo is at the very frontier of today’s street riding progression is probably the least noteworthy thing about him – his unique blend of self-confident humour, homemade slang and general ‘Lads On Tour’ demeanour make for nonstop entertainment – and when combined with his strong work ethic and undeniable bicycle talent, you end up with a character we’re more than stoked to welcome as an official UK Demolition team rider.” – Steve Bancroft/Elephant Distribution.
Filmed/Edited By: Mike King
Want a chance to win a crispy new pair of Ronnie Naplolitan’s Combat Bars?
Well here you go!!!
1. Join @RonnieNapolitan and @DemolitionParts on Instagram
2. Post a photo collage or InstaVid of you riding dirt, street & park (must feature all 3)
3. Hashtag the post #RideEverythingDEMO to enter
4. All entries must be posted by January 18
*Winner will be announced on the 19th
First place wins Combat bars, Second place wins a Markit pivotal seat and Third place wins a tee shirt.
Don’t have dirt or street or a park near you?
Get creative, make a ramp, Set something up and grind it, shape some dirt into something and ride it.
We love creativity and will be watching for it!
Our distributor in the UK, Elephant Distribution, has been making some big moves lately and doing a lot good things across the pond. Last Sunday they fully took advantage of the first dry day they had seen in weeks by building a box jump at their headquarters and inviting a bunch of friends over to ride and enjoy some hotdogs. Things like this are what we love about BMX. Be sure to keep an eye out next week as we are kicking off our Demolition UK Week. We’ll be announcing our new UK Team, dropping official Welcome Edits, and more. Huge thanks to Steve and Russell at Elephant for sending over the photos. Click the photo above to see the rest of the gallery from Elephant’s Supermans For Hotdogs and go like Elephant Distribution on Facebook.
Kicking off 2014 BIG we’ve decided to re-post our latest trip edit stacked with a big crew, big trails, big air, and in the middle of BIG country, the great NorthWest. To try and make this trip happen in October may not have been the smartest mover ever, but with the crazy traveling schedules of Chris Doyle, Hucker, Rob Wise, Ronnie Napolitan, Dave Dillewaard and Kris Fox you can find yourself waiting for years for the perfect time to take a trip like this. So we “Threw Caution to the Wind” and embarked on this seemingly doomed trip anyway. After a soggy start the weather got on our side and we were able to session four amazing trails from Seattle all the way down south to Sacramento and the result of it all is this awesome edit put together by the man, Mike Mastroni. Keep an eye out for edit #2 from this awesome trip which should be dropping soon. Also be sure to check out the article from the trip in issue 197 of RideBMX!
I can’t speak for all photographer’s but my worst nightmare is being at the right place at the right time and just plain missing the shot. There are a million things that can cause you to miss the photo. Exposure, focus, lighting, timing, framing are all standing by to ruin the shot. It only takes one of these elements to ruin a photo and it takes all of them to make one.
The day this photo was shot Dennis had been riding this rail for a while trying to figure out something for it. He had a few things in mind, all of which were insane, but none of them were working out quite right. He then started floating these 180 downside whips out of the rail, not really coming close at first but if you know Dennis it doesn’t take him long to get something dialed in. So while he was feeling out the trick with his first few attempts, I was trying to get the framing just right so he was framed by the railing at the same time that the railing was blocking out the sun. It was optimistic framing at best, anytime the sun wasn’t blocked by the railing it completely blew out the whole shot, but when it worked I thought it looked great so I just kept the framing and tried to keep consistent with it. The next thing I knew Dennis floated a huge downside 180 whip, the first one he was on top of, and absolutely stopped the shit out of it. I had already snapped the photo and was praying that he would be able to complete the rollback which seemed to be happening in slow motion. Once he came out of the rollback we had a celebration and checked the footy, the sun was hidden behind the rail, the timing was good, and everything was in frame and in focus, breathing a huge sigh of relief!
We put this same trick of Christian up as an Insta Vid yesterday and didn’t even know Christian also took a pic of it till this morning when he sent over this gem. I for one always loved this trick when guys like Christian do it so fast that they get fully sideways throughout the curve. Click image to go big or right click image to save to your desktop. Pic Greg Micklas
If you wanted to get your hands on the latest DIG with Dennis Enarson’s Rider of the Year interview but can’t find it, look no further. They just put up the full interview and amazing pics on their site. Click here to check it out, you definitely won’t be disappointed. Pic by J.Cobbs
Our Japanese rider Akira Sakata and the FlourishBMX crew is back again with another awesome edit. Be sure to check out their Christmas Special above and head over to their webstore to support a rider owned shop! Filmed by Umihiko Asano and Akira Sakata.