Archive for April, 2012

30 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | ED WONKA

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Ed Wonka looks stupid comfy on anything he grinds, and is the godfather of going big on fixed. Here’s a shot of him racking a feeble across the fish ledge at this year’s Red Bull Ride + Style. He blew out nearly half the spokes on his back wheel dicing one of the biggest 180′s of the day, and had to cut one of his heats short.

30 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | HAMBONE

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Christian “Hambone” Hamrick was out at the Red Bull Ride + Style last weekend riding hard, and showing everyone a little taste of what he is made of. The hitching post atop the quarter was one of the most intimidating obstacles there, I didn’t even go near it personally. Props to anybody who threw themselves up on that 4″ wide box. They had pads on the other side for guys like Oscar Kahn who fell over the other end.

30 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | CAMERA MEN

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Photographers John Watson and Matt Lingo were at Red Bull Ride + Style w/ their guns in hand. Ready to capture and shoot all the pain, glory, blood sweat, and action that went down at the event. This is one of the few times a year that everyone is drawn together to spend time riding + hanging out with one another. It’s great to see people that I feel are my close friends, but never get to see.

30 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | GUS MOLINA

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Gus Molina brought some flavor to Red Bull Ride + Style, pulling tricks that most people would never even think of. Take this foot plant tailwhip for example. I’m pretty sure this was the only whip that went down this year, and I don’t think anybody expected it from Gus. Always great to see you man.

30 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | JOE 540

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Everyone knows Joe McKeag can flick his bike around like it’s no big deal. This photo of him really shows how much spin and twisting it takes to get that bike around. His head is already all the way around, as he anticipates the landing.

30 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | FAMILY

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John Watson recently released a collection of photos that he took at the 2nd annual Red Bull Ride + Style. This one is by far my favorite out of the set, and shows cases what these events are all about. Bringing together riders + friends from all over the world to spend the day doing what we do best. Riding bikes & hanging out.

29 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | ANTONYO

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Antonyo Wothe is the man when it comes to foot jams and stall combos. Here’s a couple photos of him doing what he does best at yesterdays Red Bull Ride + Style event. Rocking that tropical button up and American headband so hard. The addition of the jumbotron this year made the event feel so much more official.

29 Apr 2012

RIDE + STYLE 2012 | BACKFLIP

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Yesterday Joshua Boothby laid down some of the cleanest backflips I’ve ever seen at the 2nd annual Red Bull Ride + Style. I was blown away by the level of progression from last year. Everyone rode so hard it was unbelievable some of the shit that went down. The ramps this year were on point and pushed everyone to dig deep and see what they’re capable of. I can’t wait for someone to bust a flip riding street.

24 Apr 2012

THE BICYCLE SEAT

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If you’re ever tired from riding, and just need a place to sit down, then look no further than the bike between your legs. With this tried and true technique, you’ll be able to pop a squat wherever you may be. Good conditions, bad conditions, the bicycle seat has you covered. Try it now while our limited time offer of Free99 still stands.

24 Apr 2012

SHREDWELL2 PROMO

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The Grime put together this teaser of our up and coming full length, Shredwell2. I’ve dedicated the last 4+ months of filming this video, with the help of Mike, Hambone, and SKYLMT‘s very own Colby Elrick. Everybody broke themselves off and went hard for this one. I have so much more faith in the people I ride w/ after spending time filming with them. We’ll be premiering a rough cut of the video at Red Bull Ride + Style. I’ll keep you posted on the time and location of the screening.