MarcusV's Forum Activity

Reply to 35+ riding half pipe? 6/7/2014 6:12 AM

Well, I guess X-games vert finals proved age is not a limiting fator and pretty much answered the question... MarcusV

Reply to If you rode in the 80's, You'll surely appreciate this 6/27/2013 6:02 AM

Man, I'm supposed to get one of those books, signed and stuff... hail old School!!!

Reply to when did grinding start? 8/1/2012 1:07 PM

What I can remember is around '86/87... That's when street riding became pretty much what it is, but guys like Dave Vanderspeck and other pioneers, could have done it before. Gotta watch "Curb dogs" ... Remember the Dirt Bros grinding on their sprockets, ... more »

Reply to radical rick? 3/14/2012 1:18 PM

Radical Ricky rules!!! Loved that guy...

Reply to barspins 3/14/2012 1:15 PM

That's exactly my point, with so many other tricks, why do people have to do so many barspins? I would rather see big gaps and high airs, guys going big, but I see a lot of muscle spinning and landing anyway witha barspin thrown in the middle... There're ... more »

Reply to Mat Hoffman 3/13/2012 2:16 PM

The craziest pic I've seen was on the cover of Go magazine and was shot from Mat's helmet, using fisheyes... Mat's always been unstoppable

Reply to BMX Trick Glossary 3/13/2012 2:11 PM

Once there was a BMXPlus with a glossary for the BMX tricks. I still got that magazine somewhere, but maybe it's out of date,there're so many new tricks that I don't even bother to learn them anymore, I mean 720-barspin-tailwhip is a little to much for

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Reply to barspins 3/13/2012 2:06 PM

I can only do them pitching the seat, that's how I learned them, and that's how I can do them. I think barspins have been around for so long, since the mid 80s, but theyre still a nice trick. Kids can do barspins out of the blue now, but I'm happy with

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Reply to The best freestyle bike of all time! 2/3/2012 3:58 PM

That was a very good bike indeed...

Reply to The best freestyle bike of all time! 1/31/2012 4:59 PM

Well, just wanted to know the one that really stuck to your mind. That one that if you found it now, you'd buy it. But whatever...

Reply to First BMX bike 1/31/2012 9:25 AM

My first was a piece of shit all carbon steel chassis made by Caloi, here in Brasil. My first REAL bike was a GT Pro Freestyle Tour team model, that I got as soon as imported bikes became available down here. I felt like a kid on Christmas morning when ... more »

Reply to Older Riders! 1/30/2012 5:48 PM

I'm 40... 'd like to see Radical Ricky

Reply to Your Bicycle History and Influences 5/14/2010 6:32 PM

1. since i was 6 2 when i was 6, 30 min after i got my first bike for christmas 3. Ron Wilkerson and Dave Volker 4. Watching an episode of CHIP's, when i was 7 or so 5. 30 years