Tag Archives: Rick Thorne

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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Vert’s Not Dead // Part 2 // Backyard BBQ At Xavier’s Ramp

Xavier Mendez had a BBQ recently and a bunch of the crew rolled over. OG’s & young bloods all sessioned together and finished the night out at a cement park. Riders that were there that day were Anthony Napolitan, Randy … CHECK OUT MORE »

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Vert’s Not Dead // Part 1

The backyard vert ramp I think was pronounced dead around 1994. By then it had been on its last legs for at least that early part of the decade. I can remember vividly the first backyard vert I rode. It … CHECK OUT MORE »

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T.GIF // Rick Thorne

Rick Thorne Cherokee Air Sequence BMX Plus January 1992 Before he was ‘The Biker In Black’ Rick was just a rider from Kansas City, Missouri. Here he is throwing down a Cherokee air, the vert move of the early 90’s.

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