Rob Darden - BMX and the Coronavirus 0

When Rob Darden signed on to coach the Chinese Olympic team in 2018, nobody could have possibly predicted the situation he's stuck in right now. Rob is currently in Shenzhen and on lockdown while the country frantically attempts to get the coronavirus epidemic under control. We caught up with Rob to get an insider perspective on what's really going on...

Jarren Barboza for Volume

Jarren has some new signature goods from Volume and took it to the streets to celebrate. Signature swagger and one hell of a toboggan!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/11/2020 2:21 PM

Simple Session 20: Results

Big wins for Rim Nakamura, Felix Prangenberg, and Nikita Ducarroz!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/9/2020 9:23 PM

Simple Session 20: Sister Session

Watch the ladies get down at Simple Session 20 LIVE!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/9/2020 5:00 AM

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Ben Allen - ALL OUT

Ben Allen is an absolute savage. This dude works a full-time job, but still finds time to throw heavy hammers in the street. Every single clip in this new one from Sunday is awesome!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/8/2020 3:35 PM

Simple Session 20: Street Qualifying

Broc Raiford, Felix Prangenberg, Justin Spriet, Devon Smillie, Courage Adams, Anthony Perrin, and more get down in street qualifying at Simple Session 20.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/8/2020 3:13 PM

Simple Session 20: Park Qualifying

Watch Simple Session 20 Park Qualifying in its entirety featuring runs from Boyd Hilder, Daniel Dhers, Ryan Nyquist, Rim Nakamura, Brandon Loupos, Kenneth Tencio, Kostya Andreev, and many more.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/8/2020 3:30 AM

Lara Lessmann on Red Bull 1

Red Bull has officially added Germany's top lady to their squad.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/7/2020 1:21 PM

Nick Bruce's Brand New Training Facility

Nick Bruce has talked about wanting his own private training facility for years. So much, in fact, that it got a bit annoying. Being the pessimistic person that I am, I assumed it would never happen. Well, I was wrong. Nick recently put in the time, found the perfect warehouse, and pulled the trigger. Check out your favorite vegan's brand new paradise and hear what he has to say about it!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/7/2020 12:52 PM

Bike Check: TobyDrubbels's Bone Deth 3

Sean Burns signature Bone Deth frame built up with a bunch of Cult and Shadow parts. Belgium, stand up!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/6/2020 11:12 AM

Brendan Powell - Enlisted

Brendan Powell is a young gun from Southern Utah who isn't afraid to throw down some serious hammers. From twixes to triple tailwhips, this kid is for real! Consider this your formal introduction.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/6/2020 10:34 AM

Dan Foley's 2019 Leftovers

Not sure how some of these ended up being "leftovers," but here is some fresh footage from the always-stylish Dan Foley courtesy of Cult. Dan's spot-usage is some of the best...

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/5/2020 10:52 AM

GREY with Enarson, Hoffmann, Donnachie, Barraco, Lacey, Perrin, and Mills

The Vans Europe squad with bonus guests Lewis Mills and Dennis Enarson take it to the streets of Lima, Peru for the lens of Rich Forne. This is as good as you think it's going to be.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/5/2020 10:43 AM

Dylan Kakowski for S&M 1

Awesome video featuring S&M dude Dylan Kakowski shredding street, dirt, and park spots. From no handers off roofs to toothpick grinds on coping, this video is packed full of solid riding.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/5/2020 10:27 AM

Dave Mirra's King of the Animal House

Four years ago, the BMX world lost one of the best to ever do it - Dave Mirra. One of Dave's final contributions to the BMX world was King of the Animal House - a contest he created, organized, and hosted at his private skatepark in North Carolina. The event saw sixteen of the best riders in the world - handpicked by Dave himself - battle it out for a brand new Subaru WRX.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2020 3:17 PM

Bike Check: tang-po's Haro SDV2 2

Enarson frame, Hoffmann bars, Sexton stem, JJ pedals. Vital BMX member tang-po's Haro build is packed full of quality parts!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2020 1:41 PM

Reed Stark - Moab Raw Footage

Twelve minutes of raw footage featuring Reed Stark cruising some natural spots. This place looks incredible!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2020 1:31 PM

Mike Aitken in FITLIFE 1

One of the best video parts from one fo the best to ever do it. Mike Aitken in FITLIFE! This video is from 2007, but Mike's style is timeless.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/3/2020 10:07 PM

Odyssey - AT EASE with Cable, Loubser, Olivos, Krolicki, Odesa, Barboza, and Okert

Twenty-seven minutes of fire featuring sections from Odyssey dudes Jacob Cable, Murray Loubser, Hilario Olivos, Chase Krolicki, Jerome Odesa, Jarren Barboza, and Preston Okert.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/3/2020 10:18 AM

Bike Check: Muhaimin_Mazlan's Cult 2 Short 2

Cult / Odyssey build coming your way all the way from Malaysia! 2 Short frame, R25 fork, AK bars, Dak pedals, Path tires, and more.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/3/2020 10:39 AM

Neil Waddington - Probably Alright

46-years-old and not missing a beat! Watch Neil Waddington putting in some serious work.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/3/2020 10:09 AM

Forum: FBM Tribute 22

In honor of FBM recently announcing that they'll no longer be making hardgoods, a bunch of riders in the forum are posting up some of their FBM parts from over the years. Get involved!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2020 10:39 PM

Peter_Fortson's BMX Fails

I'm generally not a big fan of crash videos, but this one from Vital BMX member Peter_Fortson has a good, light-hearted vibe and is really quite entertaining. Bonus points for special effects!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2020 10:34 PM

Inside Trey Jones' Man Cave

Scotty Cranmer joins Trey Jones for a tour of his incredible "man cave" that features iconic BMX items and way more VHS tapes than any working VCR could possibly handle.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2020 10:25 PM

Inside Rim Nakamura's New Private Skatepark

WingArc1st - a Tokyo-based software company who sponsors Rim Nakamura - built him this incredible new skatepark near his home in Kyoto, Japan. Take an inside look!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/1/2020 8:00 AM

Bike Check: copperTNEZ's Blank Grizzly V3 5 3

Raw frame with some red parts that really make it pop. Solid build.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/31/2020 2:37 PM

Two Weeks in Spain #2

More raw footage from Vital BMX member SamDowns' recent trip to Spain.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/31/2020 2:32 PM

Nathan Williams - Take Five

Nathan Williams answers questions from fans in this latest episode of Take Five from Cinema. Take a look into his head and watch some amazing riding along the way!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/30/2020 9:59 AM

Dan Coller - Kink Stoic Fork

Dan Coller discusses his fork of choice - Kink's Stoic with a 20mm offset - and puts it to work in the streets.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/29/2020 4:09 PM

Chimera A-Side: FINAL BANGERS

Hammers from the final day of Chimera A-Side in Nagoya, Japan featuring Brandon Loupos, Daniel Sandoval, Logan Martin, Boyd Hilder, Pat Casey, Rim Nakamura, Marin Rantes, and Ben Wallace!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/29/2020 12:47 PM

Bike Check: Terribleonevp's Fly Sierra 3 5

Fly frame / fork / bar combo with Demolition stem, tires, and wheels. Solid build coming your way from Rock City Falls, New York!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/28/2020 2:17 PM

Pat Casey - Mongoose Heritage Series

Pat Casey discusses how he got into BMX and how that led to where he is today with plenty of great riding and insight into his wild life.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/28/2020 12:10 PM

Courage Adams Returns to Nigeria 1

Courage Adams returns to his home country to ride with the locals and visit his family.

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/27/2020 8:01 PM

Felix Donat for Kunstform

Hot street moves in Germany courtesy of Felix Donat. The balance required for the 360 drop to manual line is wild...

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/27/2020 7:37 PM

Yohei Uchino's Winning Run at Chimera A-Side

Watch what Uchi laid down to take home the win and the $90,000 pay day at Chimera A-Side in Nagoya, Japan!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/27/2020 1:38 PM

THIS PARK RUN WON $90,000!

Brandon Loupos' winning run from Chimera A-Side in Nagoya Japan. This gave him the win and the ¥10,000,000 ($91,680.00 USD) grand prize!

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/26/2020 8:39 PM

Brandon Loupos Wins Chimera A-Side

Brandon Loupos just took home the biggest first prize in BMX history - ¥10,000,000 ($91,512.24 USD)! Here's a rundown of the results...

Posted by kylecarlson on 1/26/2020 9:09 AM