These limited edition Groundchuck shirts were created to raise money for a very good cause. In early June the Melbourne scene lost one of it’s pioneers when Michael Bowes succumbed to brain cancer. His friend Andrei Sablinskis had reached out to a rider both he and Michael idolized growing up, Isaac “Groundchuck” McCrea, in hopes… Continue reading Limited Edition Groundchuck T-Shirts
This twenty year old commercial that ran in The Shady Bunch is just one of the many reasons that Standard was the end all be all of BMX awesomeness in the mid-nineties! This recording of it playing on a tv is the only trace of it I could find on the web. Even as ghetto… Continue reading Flashback: 1996 Standard Commercial
The good folks over at Empire BMX are doing their part to support the trail scene by offering the items above for sale in-store and online. First is the new 9th Street Trails X Big Rob shirt. It’s a steal at $14.95 considering it’s printed on an American Apparel blank! Empire is donating all of… Continue reading Empire BMX Supports the Woods!
In my humble opinion that photo above is one of the most iconic trails photos of all time. It’s been nearly 20 years since Ed Docherty captured Groundchuck laying over this perfect one-handed table at Posh. The photo went on to become the two page Standard Bykes “Come to Standard Country.” ad that hung on… Continue reading Limited Edition Posh/Catty Benefit Posters
Fourteen years later I’m still kicking myself in the ass for not going to this. If I remember right I had the choice to either go to a race with one of my roommates or to go with the other to Memphis to check this out. Of course he comes back saying awesome it was… Continue reading Memphis MTV Sports & Music Festival