Rad Remixed

Ah Rad! I’m fairly certain that I’ve seen that movie well over a hundred times. Growing up we would go to the video store once a week and I’d get to to pick out one video to rent. Nine times out of ten it would be Rad. As cheesy as it is, it’s responsible for a whole shit load of people discovering BMX. The dance scene with the Reynolds twins was also the inspiration for one of the greatest party moments that I have ever witnessed. OG Capital Crew members Adam Watkins and Ryan Kephart broke those exact same dance…

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This is Doo Doo Baby!

When I woke up this morning this is what was all over my Facebook. Lake Ridge is a suburb of D.C. that’s located about 25 miles south of the city. BMX actually has a pretty rich history in Lake Ridge as that’s where both incarnations of the Capital Trails were located. Riders from all over the country used to converge there to ride the trails that Robbie Miranda and the crew of riders coming up under him built. Check out my very first post if you want to know more about it. Anyway, Capital has been gone for well over…

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Numero Uno

I spotted this on Groove Merchants awhile ago and it really took me back.  I can’t think of a more fitting first post then one about the place that really started it all for me.  I can still vividly remember the feeling I got the first time I walked up the hill from the parking lot and laid eyes on this place. Sure I’d been riding for quite awhile before then and had even built what I thought were trails behind my grandparents house.  This was something so different though it may as well have been another planet.  A giant…

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