Tag Archives: Old School

Photo Recap // Birth of the BMX Freestyle Movement // 2nd Edition Book Launch Party

For one night on East Street in Downtown San Diego, a legion of BMX heroes gathered together to celebrate the release of the revised 2nd edition of Dom Phipps book, The Birth of the BMX Freestyle Movement.  Here is a … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Back in the ’80s, this San Francisco Coffee Roaster was a BMX Star

Here’s a link to a pretty cool article about Rich Avella, original member of the 2Hip Trick Team, who is now co-owner of a growing coffee company in San Francisco.  Newspaper style articles are usually kind of weak, but this … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Chasing the View off the Cliff // Dan Pyfer, Bonus, & Credits // 1994

Dan Pyfer holds down the last section in CTVOTC with some cool bank tricks, limbless jumps, pedal spins, and early back peg-grind variations.  Also, check out the bonus clips from Mirra, Gouin, Miron, John Parker, Jeff Crawn, Rick Thorne, DMC, … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Chasing the View off the Cliff // Intro // 1994

After a little lag, today we are posting the intro to 1994’s Chasing the View off the Cliff – featuring a ton of great riding from the top pros of the day and local shredding from the Lancaster, Pennsylvania BMX … CHECK OUT MORE »

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BMX Icons // Voris Dixon Interview

This one goes way back to a true character and pioneer in BMX manufacturing, with many parallels to the current BMX landscape.  In addition to his own brand, Voris Dixon manufactured frames and components in the late 70s and early … CHECK OUT MORE »

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In The Raw // Pro Flat // BS Contest #1 Dallas, TX // 1992

Today we wrap up our unofficial flatland week with this raw footage from the very first BS Contest at Jeff Phillips’ Skatepark in Dallas, Texas.  Flashback to January 1992 and check out some super-dope runs from McCoy, Chase Gouin, Steve … 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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Bikes!! Camera!! Action!! // The Eddie Roman Interview

One of my earliest introductions to the heavy-flux world of freestyle occurred in 1989 when I watched a VHS tape titled Aggroman.  If you’ve seen it, you know the first 25 minutes has a funny ninja/super hero plot with some … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Eddie Roman Interview Teaser

Here are a few clips from my interview with freestyle, street, and video pioneer Eddie Roman — don’t forget to check out the full Eddie Roman interview here on Snakebite! Video by Paul Covey

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BMX is All I Know // The Trey Jones Interview & Video

If you follow freestyle at all, then Trey Jones is a name that needs no introduction.  In addition to making his way as a professional rider, wisely affixed upon the rosters of the Cult, Shadow, Vans, and Dan’s Comp pro … CHECK OUT MORE »

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