The world known Potoczny Welcome Jam had a massive turn out this year. Every year the jam’s get bigger and bigger, my imagination can only wonder what next year will be like. Meaning we have to one up the video we just made. Results: Best Trick | Jeremy Ball, High Air | Tyler Valentik, High Air Quarter | Lil Jon, Best Pancake | Teddy Van Orman. The video features two local bands from Pittsburgh, Guests of Guests and Locks and Dams. There will be an outtakes video coming out soon, it will cover the quarter pipe high air and bloopers…
Heathens Jam 2013 was a blast, already can’t wait till the next one. We had a pretty strong Pittsburgh based crew that rolled in to claim the jumps. Will Herman was announced the Patch Pimp for shredding so hard. The Queen of England better approve of this. Tyler Valentik AKA “Baby T” won the boost portion of the jam. Featuring: Ryan Popple, Mike Cottle, Rob Darden, Mike Potoczny, Noshirt, Mike Hucker, Glen Johnson, and more. Enough reading click the play button!
Joe Nazarak follows Mike Hucker at this past weekends Heathens Jam. Full coverage video will be coming soon. For now watch Hucker flip some nice size jumps.
Last minute ball ups kept me from making it to the TRA Grindlab Jam. Luckily Mike Farnham made it up and came back with footage. The jumps looked pretty dialed and it looks like it was good time for everyone there. Grindlab local Evan Smedley took the win in expert dirt, followed by Dan Depre and Andrew Fable. There was also a park contest, but you’ll have to look somewhere else for footage of that.
Here is a short video of some runs at Willow St Trails. This was filmed about a year ago on a trip I did with Vince Primel, while filming for the Vinyl “LP” DVD. You can see more of these trails in the DVD. Shout out to Jonathon Hoagland for keeping it real.
Quick hits is something new we are giving a shot. Featuring our favorite Pittsburgh local Glen Johnson, this is Glen’s first time riding the line “Phase Two”. The video was filmed today during one of our random sessions in the woods. Quick Hits with Glen Johnson, Ryan Popple and myself, 100% raw footage.
Frisco Dirt Park scene report video. Cody Landers gives you a little insight on the park, along with some riding from the Vinyl crew. If you are ever out in Colorado do not hesitate to visit the Dirt Park, it’s free to the public! Watch the Point of View here.
Point of view film of the Frisco, Colorado Dirt Park. Click the HD setting on the video to get 100% satisfaction. Onboard with myself training Mark Potoczny, Ryan Popple, and Cody Landers.
We were on had to document The Take It Back Event in the Western Pennsylvania area. The event was a in a Jam format where the riders rode the trails for 3 hours and the riders were judged by their peers in the jam. 1st Place went to Mark Potoczny. 2nd Place Adam Aloise. 3rd Place Tyler Valentik, he also took home some cash for (Best Whip). After the event Guests Of Guests played a nice little set for the crowd. The night before the Jam, big thunderstorms rolled through. The overnight showers made the jumps that much better in…
It’s rough being a trails rider on the East Coast when winter rolls in. A lot of digging gets done when the ground isn’t frozen solid, but riding definitely takes a hit. The Wheel Mill is the latest park to undertake the challenge of giving trails riders a place to ride during the winter, and they brought in a handful of Pittsburgh’s best riders to get it done. I’ve been getting more and more excited as I’ve watched the building progress. The park isn’t open quite yet but the builders have been able to sample the fruits of their labor….