Alex "Big Boy" Whistance Bike Check
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In addition to being a very large man, Alex "Big Boy" Whistance isn't shy about beating the hell out of a bike. His Tall Order build may not look like much, but this thing has survived some serious wars and shows no signs of slowing down.

Laird & FBM in Greenville

Some of the FBM crew recently made it out to Greenville and they had local shredder Mike Laird on hand to show them around. Click here to check out more on the MirraCo site.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/5/2009 9:19 PM

Alessandro Barbero Video 9

Mirraco posted this cool video of Alessandro Barbero riding his home park in Italy.

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 11:29 AM

Help with Insurance for Action Sports 6

Insurance is always a sticky situation in action sports, but Catfish sent a link over to a company that might be able to help

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 9:33 AM

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Front-Flip Death Video 32

Dave Mahoney tried to front-flip off this roof, and the key word in that sentence is "tried."

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 10:42 AM

S&M's Arrash Saidi Video 16

S&M's Arrash Saidi just finished up a web edit that is ready for you to check out. That's one serious gap at the end.

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 9:23 AM

Matt Wilhelm Video from Hoffman Bikes 12

Hoffman Bikes sent over a rad vdeo of Matt Wilhelm from Red Bull's Fight with Flight contest. Check it.

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 9:00 AM

Props 71 Trailer 7

You know Props always has incredible riding. Watch this trailer to see what issue 71 is all about.

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 8:30 AM

BMX Park in the 2012 London Olympics? 13

BikeBiz.com is reporting that BMX Park is going to be included in the 2012 Olympics in London.

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 8:21 AM

Mark Webb 360-Whip-to-Footjam-to-180 42

The footjam combos are being taken to a whole new level these days. First Harry Main brought the noise, and now Mark Webb gets into the game!

Posted by Losey on 2/5/2009 6:20 AM

Travis Pastrana Flips the Mega Ramp on a Tricycle 34

Travis Pastrana is freaking nuts, man. You know the Mega Ramp? He backflipped it on a tricycle. A tricycle!

Posted by Losey on 2/4/2009 1:01 PM

Commuter Bike from The Take 13

The headline on The Take's website simply reads, " Huh? Say What?"

Posted by Losey on 2/4/2009 12:55 PM

Niki Croft Off Mutiny

Mutiny is reporting the Niki Croft is no longer part of the team. Details and a letter from Niki are on the Mutiny site.

Posted by Losey on 2/4/2009 9:28 AM

Paul Palmer RIP

Those of you who attended BS comps in the '90s should remember Pittsburgh flatlander Paul Palmer. Global Flatland has reported that he is no longer with us. RIP.

Posted by Losey on 2/4/2009 8:13 AM

Member Video: Broken Bone Ghetto Ramps 13

Check out this wild spot and some great riding from Greece, This is worth a look even if you don't speak the language.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2009 7:58 AM

Member Photo: Germain Euro Table 5

A Euro table straight out of Europe.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2009 7:43 AM

Markus Reuss on Premium Germany

16-year-old Markus Reuss is now riding for Premium in Germany via Fastpace Distribution.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2009 7:33 AM

Dave Mirra Bike Check

Dave Mirra threw together this bike check for MirraCo's site amongst the recent snow in Greenville.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2009 7:30 AM

Photos on FBM's Site

FBM posted some new photos of Garrett Guilliams and Kenny Horton. There's also a Rob Tibbs sighting on there!

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/4/2009 7:26 AM

Jason Enns Day in the Life Video 5

Sunshine, water slides, and handrails. Jason Enns is lovin the SoCal life.

Posted by Losey on 2/4/2009 7:20 AM

Rampworx Skatepark Video 49

Zack Williams, Lewis Knowles, and a bunch of the other locals rip at Rampworx in England.

Posted by Losey on 2/4/2009 4:31 AM

Kink Team in Arizona

Don't you wish you could ride in t-shirts in February? Chances are that's why the Kink team is out in Arizona. Click here to check out a few photos from their trip on the Kink site.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/3/2009 10:25 AM

Mangler Mixtape Video 35

Mike "Mangler" McQueen came through with a mix of his favorite clips from the past year. Great riding and serious video quality right here.

Posted by Losey on 2/3/2009 6:00 AM

FBM Art Contest in Effect

FBM is holding an art contest with a dope prize package (shirts, hats, DVD's, and an assortment of other goodies). Get over to the FBM site, find the address to mail your art in (no e-mail), and get on it. Good luck.

Posted by Losey on 2/3/2009 5:57 AM

George Cuomo Video 13

After his recent trip to Maui, Ben Hucke talked about how amazing George was at riding ramps. This video proves that Ben wasn't lying.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2009 1:25 PM

Maxime Charveron Awarded Rider of the Year

Desillusion magazine in France named Maxime Charveron their BMX rider of the year. Click here to read the whole story on MirraCo's site.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2009 1:06 PM

Member Video: Prescott Kids 29

Check out this video of Levi's rider Johnny Stevens and a bunch of the locals in his hometown of Prescott, AZ.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2009 1:00 PM

Adam Baker Video 9

Adam Baker shreds trails. Don't miss this.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2009 12:48 PM

Steve Woodward on Haro; off Colony 8

Steve Woodaward is now getting hooked up by a company a lot closer to home.

Posted by kylecarlson on 2/2/2009 12:37 PM

How are You Dealing with Winter? 60

The groundhog says we get six more weeks of misery, so how are you dealing with winter this year?

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 9:49 AM

Lennie Westfall Video from Alienation 14

Alienation posted this rad video of Lennie Westfall on its website. 540-whips? Check.

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 9:07 AM

Australia's BMX Games Photos

Eastern Bikes posted some photos of its riders at the BMX Games in Melbourne, Australia. The Docklands is one rad place to hold an event.

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 8:56 AM

New Photo Page Design: Slideshows and More 10

We're constantly working to improve Vital BMX, and we recently redesigned the Photo pages to make it easier for you to flip through the pictures, or just sit back and watch them as a slideshow. Check out this photo from andrebmx to see what's up.

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 8:40 AM

Scotty Cranmer Paintball in the Basement?

As if Scotty Cranmer's house wasn't enough of a playground, he and his friends are now having paintball wars in the basement. More info on the Felt site.

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 8:33 AM

Win Free Shoes and More from Vans

Want to win a Signature Prize Pack from Vans Team riders Gary Young, Josh Harrington or Alistair Whitton? Hit up the Vans site to get in on the action.

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 8:21 AM

Nike 6.0's "Writing on the Wall" Blue Carpet Special on Fuel

Fuel's Blue Carpet Special from the premiere of "Writing on the Wall" debuts tonight. See interviews, behind the scenes, the premiere party on the aircraft carrier, and coverage of Dennis Enarson's Banksgiving Jam.

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 5:11 AM

Skate Lab Contest Video 31

A cool contest from Skate Lab in Simi Valley, CA. Pat Wang, Ryan Hughes, and more go off.

Posted by Losey on 2/2/2009 5:02 AM