Author Archives: Paul Covey

Dennis McCoy // Chasing the View Off the Cliff // 1994

Up today: Dennis McCoy’s section from the Tony Marion video, Chasing the View off the Cliff.  Pushing the boundaries of tech ramp riding at the time, big vert moves, a neil armstrong 360, some killer flatland, and Fugazi  –  the … CHECK OUT MORE »

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In The Raw // 9th Street BMX Jam // Austin // 1996

This quick video comes from my good friend, Cullen McMorrow, who has played an understated but intrinsic role in the riding scene in Austin and Central Texas over the years.  He started one of the earliest BMX websites back in … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Gabe Kadmiri // The Time Trip

Your favorite flatlander’s favorite flatander, Gabe Kadmiri, bestows us with a brief glimpse of how challenging it is to create something new within (arguably) BMX’s most difficult discipline. Do yourself a favor today, and check out The Time Trip, a whopper … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Challenger BMX Magazine // Q&A with Zine Kingpin Nick Ferreira

This is not an in-depth interview with Nick Ferreira.  If you want to know more about Nick’s background, there are several excellent interviews with him online already.  My favorite ones are here, here, and here.  Today I wanted to briefly … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Dave Mirra // Chasing the View off the Cliff // 1994

Super-excited to share this one! Hit play to see the G.O.A.T., Dave Mirra, put some major hurt on vert ramps, spines, back rails and box jumps aboard both Condor and Big Daddy frames. To read more about Tony Marion and … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Mix Section 1 // Chasing the View off the Cliff // 1994

This is the first mix section from Chasing the View off the Cliff featuring riding from: Stuart King, Joe Rich, Jeremy Smith, Mike Griffen, Luc-E, Mike Forney, Taj Mihelich, Jeremy “Mad Rat” Verhulst, Mark Murphy, Jody Donnelly, John Peacy, and … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Chasing the View off the Cliff // John “Luc-E” Englebert // 1994

From Tony Marion:  “I have one more story I forgot to tell you. . . It’s totally indicative of 90s BMX. – Jeremy and I and some other people were headed home from a BS Comp (I can’t remember which one). … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Chasing the View off the Cliff // Jay Miron // 1994

We are super-stoked to be able to put the Jay Miron section from CTVOTC online.  I always loved the use of the Tragically Hip song, and how Miron does a tail-tap to decade just as singer Gord Downie says “decade” … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Chasing the View off the Cliff // The Lost VHS Tape

// Article by Paul Covey // In the early 90s I became privy to two relatively unknown – but nonetheless classic – bike videos that featured heaps of phenomenal riding at Bicycle Stunt Contests, trails, and skate parks on the … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Roll the Dice // Gabriel Franco // Dallas Skatepark

The simplest of tricks can look cool when they are done with style and finesse.  Gabriel Franco showed up at my neighborhood park just before sunset and blasted a few classic variations out of a very under-vert bowl. Photo by … CHECK OUT MORE »

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