Author Archives: Shad

Scott Fluker // BMX Miniatures

How did you get into Bmx? My father bought me my first BMX in about 1980. It was a Healing HMX 500. I raced for years locally as well as National events in New Zealand with some sponsorship support from … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Failure Bikes // Video Dump // Suckcess Is Not An Option // 2006

I noticed none of the parts from the Failure video were anywhere to be found. Since the video is full of badasses and certified legends i think you should give these first 3 parts a watch!

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Moscow Russia // Vert Session // 2001 // (John Bristol, Walter Pieringer & More!)

John Bristol, Walter Pieringer, Adam Streiby and I ride the vert ramp at the old Gorky park skatepark in Moscow between rain showers back in 2001!

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Cameron Birdwell // Podcast

Cameron Birdwell Podcast Early in Summer 2019 I sat down with Cameron Birdwell over at Oscar Gonzales’ house and we talked about how he grew up in the Norcal scene, riding with Ryan Nyquist and Chad Kagy when they all … CHECK OUT MORE »

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PDXBMX-Files // #6 // 1999 // Chester Blacksmith,Lou Rajsich,Eugene Trails & More!

This episode has some awesome Portland street riding, Beaverton vert ramp, Eugene trails & a lot more packed into this one! Ryan Evans, Chester Blacksmith, Justin Inman, Twin Finn, Shane Youngren, Daniel Randall, John Bristol, Ben Ward, Andrew Fulton, Lee … CHECK OUT MORE »

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PDXBMX-Files // #5 // 1999 // Lou Rajsich, Justin Inman, Darin Read, & More!

This video starts off with a Solame trail session with some NW heavies. Justin Inman, Darin Read, Chris Eimen, Derrick, Austin, Dante and more. The end of video has some skatepark and street riding at the Silverton indoor park and … CHECK OUT MORE »

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NineNineZeroFour // Classic Mid School BMX // Video by Steev Bartholomew

Steev Bartholomew hit me up to let me know that he posted up his old video NineNineZeroFor. Give it a watch. Filmed around 1999-2004 (but released in 2009) this video is full of riders and spots from all over. Give … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Roll The Dice // Nick Burnacci // Bingen, WA

Nick Burnacci // Bingen, WA // August 2019 // Photo: Shad Johnson

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Leigh Ramsdell // DK // Damn Kids // 1998

Leigh is definitely one of the best all around riders to have ever put it down. Im a sucker for parts that mix street & vert. I wish we could have gotten to see a full vert part from Leigh … CHECK OUT MORE »

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In Search Of Podcasts // Wall To Wall Freestyle

I had missed out on the Southern California Book release for the “Birth of the Freestyle Movement” and I was not about to miss another epic gathering for the Norcal release. After replacing the U-joint on my van the night … CHECK OUT MORE »

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