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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Keep An Eye On Russia 9/21/2014 2:08 PM

When people think of insane BMX park riding they think of Australians, when you think of insane street riders you think of the Deadline crew. However, in recent years the Russian BMX scene has grown to incredible heights and they are dropping ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Winter Skatepark Guide #1 9/20/2014 9:55 AM

With winter vastly approaching and the arrival of unbearable weather soon to be approaching we felt the need to give you some ideas of where you can ride this winter with a new skatepark guide. We aim to provide some basic information and some standout

Photo: Alex Coleborn
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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Rolling In Style #8 9/11/2014 5:03 PM

We're back (and with a slight delay to posting) with a new "Rolling In Style" feature. Five great user bike checks that you should check out.

I.Cookies Superstar CompassS3.5 BMXers - Series 3.5 AitkenLachlanPriest's - S&M ATFAdiXD's Sunday 3rd WaveBMX_150's United Martinez ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a press release Hardcore Hobbies Now Distributing Simple 9/11/2014 4:11 PM

News just came in that UK BMX shop Hardcore Hobbies is now the sole distribute of Simple Bike Co. If you're after anything Simple related, get in contact with them. Press release below.

"Hardcore Hobbies are very proud to announce that we are ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Urban Extreme - The Art Ramp Parks Interview 9/10/2014 4:06 PM

Urban Extreme Skatepark located in the heart of the UK Lake District is one of the newest skatepark to be built by the Art Ramp Parks who are known for creating Rush Skatepark (and we all know how good that place is). We caught up with Anthony Ramsey

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature BMX-Shop.com Product Spot 8/15/2014 5:14 AM

We have been naming this Essentials for a while now and it seemed fit to change it because there are so many good products coming out and not all of them are essentials. We are teaming up with BMX-Shop.com and re-branding this feature as the "Product

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ChrisWilmshurst added a news blog Make It Happen Book Online 8/13/2014 4:59 AM

This is a great read packed with information about the recent Make It Happen DVD. It's packed full of great photography, a double page spread that will make camera guys drool at the mouth, and interviews with some of the riders.

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ChrisWilmshurst added a news blog Tea & Biscuits 2 Tour 8/7/2014 2:36 AM

Elephant Distribution will be hosting the second Tea & Biscuit UK Tour starting the 25th of August. They'll hit some of the UK's shops with riders from the Demoltiion, Markit, and Volume team. Get along and meet some of your favourite riders.

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ChrisWilmshurst added a news blog UK Vert Series Round 4 8/5/2014 3:28 AM

The UK Vert series returns to do Manchester's Beast Rampz skatepark this September and is open to everyone. These events are great and feature a friendly environment that welcomes anyone to try vert.

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Rolling In Style: #7 7/30/2014 4:14 AM

Another month, another five user bikes that caught our eyes. Which is your favourite?

Broken BMX's Fit Mac - http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/Brokenbmx,26805/setup,84286 Mozzarella's S&M Creedence http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/Mozzarella,109518/setup,86881 FogMB's Fiend http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/fogMB,109329/setup,88488?page=2 AndreMartins04's - Chrome Mutantbikes ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Save Vert Riding 7/30/2014 3:51 AM

Vert riding is not the most popular aspect of BMX in todays climate of foot high ledge warriors and resi smashers (not that there is anything wrong with that) however, Vert riding has played a huge role in building the sport and is still relevant ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a news blog Southsea Summer Jam 7/28/2014 9:53 AM

Southsea skatepark which is famous for the King of Concrete contest is throwing a jam on August 16th of August. Expect big things, huge names, lots of prizes, and a lot of good riding.

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ChrisWilmshurst added a news blog No BMX At UK Cycle Show 2014 7/27/2014 1:01 PM

It looks like another casualty for the BMX community, the Cycle Show at the Birmingham in NEC is no longer hosting their annual BMX contest. Instead they've opted to host a dirt jump contest for mountain biking. This sucks, but we will be sure to keep ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature A Perfect Fit - Dean Cueson Q+A 7/23/2014 4:06 AM

When I found out Dean Cueson got the hookup with Haro I was really stoked for him. Haro is a company that I knew Dean belonged on and I'm honestly surprised it has taken so long for this to happen. We caught up with Dean for a few words on this huge

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Catching Up With Mike Curley 7/22/2014 1:18 PM

We interviewed Mike Curley when we first launched Vital BMX UK and I felt it was about time we caught up with him to see how things are going.

Photo by: Josh Moore - http://blog.shootjmoore.com
Mike, how have you been? I've been good thanks! Things have been hectic recently! You’ve been pretty ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a news blog Munich Mash 2014 Results 7/20/2014 5:59 AM

Munich Mash went down this weekend in Germany. With one of the best street courses and the worlds best street riders battling it out for the top spot Alex Kennedy/ took the win with an incredible run packing in so much technicality packing so many tricks

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ChrisWilmshurst added a product blog Blank 2015 Completes 7/18/2014 2:49 AM

Blank really stepped it up with their 2014 bikes offering great looking bikes with spec's to match at a low price. For 2015 they have up'd the quality once again and produced some even better looking bikes. Price wise the Hustla, all the way to the Spirit

Blank 2015 Diablo Complete
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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Anthony McGuirk - Life After Hyper 7/15/2014 3:12 PM

When a rider loses their biggest sponsor it always comes as a shock, so we caught up with Anthony McGuirk to ask how life has been after he was let go from Hyper not long back.

Photo Supplied by: Animal / Robin Kitchin
Yo Anton, how are things? Hey Chris, things were going pretty well ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a press release House of Vans London - Opening August 7/15/2014 4:36 AM

Vans announced today the opening of their new creative space in London which will house a brand new skatepark, music studios, and creative spaces. No word on whether BMX is allowed in, but we will let you know as soon as we hear anything. Let's hope ... more »

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ChrisWilmshurst added a feature Essentials #4 7/14/2014 9:57 AM

We are back with more essential products we think you should own. This feature is proudly presented by BMX-Shop.com. Vocal DRS bottom bracket - If you have ever done a tailwhip and had the cranks spin on you, you know it can end badly. ... more »

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