Added a comment about video Play 2013: Entire Yard 11/17/2013 5:18 PM
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Allow myself to drop some knowledge on you. What Hyper does with Walmart is called "licencing" , which means that Hyper licenses their name and logo to the companies that produce Walmart specific bikes (Pacific was a big entity the last time I checked), these companies produce these bikes just like all the other ones they produce and use Hyper's name and logo to make the bike desirable to non-elite buyers (AKA those kids who just saw Mike Spinner online and only want to pedal around and pop some wheelies). While Hyper and their primary production company make the high-end bmx products for elite buyers (AKA kids who already know a little something about bmx and want a good piece of equipment). So at the end of the day Hyper collects their royalties from the commissioned company and Walmart and puts that money back into bmx.
Why the sticker? Walmart wants that kid ( the one who only wishes to pop a wheelie) to know that he can easily buy a bicycle even if he does not come from a family with a large amount of disposable income.
Why does play even want the sticker? Walmart spends a pretty penny on advertising and likely paid enought to easily cover some of the overhead for the contest.
Why do I think less off you? Because if you had your way, Bmx would be so elite that people like me would have never been able to afford to enter Bmx at a young age. As a matter of fact if Bmx were that elite I can't promise i would even want to be a part of it.

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Added a comment about video Tyler Rizzi for Hyper 10/4/2013 7:20 AM
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Riding isn't always what gets you sponsored, 9 times out of 10 it's your personality. Very few companies will take a great rider if they are douchey or don't socialize with the younger kids at a skatepark. Look at it from a marketing stand point, sponsorship is about sales not about giving free parts to every rider with skill.

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Added a comment about video Simple Session 2013 Finals 3/19/2013 1:15 PM
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The only reason I want to go pro is for all the limited-lifespan competition courses I'd get to ride. Riding simple session would be a dream!

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much love for girl riders.

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Added a comment about video DC SHOES: THE DC TOUR SOUTH EAST ASIA 1/25/2013 9:02 PM
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This video has an Amazing vibe.
Big Ups to the DC Company & DC team for giving mixing Rad with Philanthropy.

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Added a comment about video Bmx inward 3rd I've ever landed 1/25/2013 8:15 AM
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Its amazing!
Webbie= foward bikeflip
liam= inward
I want this in my bag of tricks!

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Ned's an a-hole. Sweet setup! Haven't been in the bmx scene for a while but i use to love watching the girls shred. Especially Nina and this hot little thing named Angie from Buffalo. She's blonde

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i enjoyed watching it. its really nice

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its a clip i threw together at 9 a.m before i started my chores,why you hatin?

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i throw a360 and a 270-ish tire grab what makes you say i cant 180?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeJeg_gXDmM

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out of stock completes,though. any ideas?

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thanks man

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anyone ridden or own either? im looking for strength over anything. or any suggestions under 500

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me and some buddies were looking to have some fun the summer so we want to go to a few am. comps anyone have any info on some?

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come and argue. its still an infant but i think its a good idea http://spacefun-aj.blogspot.com/

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