Zombie Archive: 2007

MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Well it’s that day so I would just like to wish everyone a merry Christmas and happy holidays.

I would also like to take this time to mention that Lester Perry is now part of the zombie family now and will be a contributor to this site.

Photo: Lester Perry, 180 tabogan over a sub.

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NEW LOOK ZOMBIE SITE

Welcome to the new Zombie site, I have been busy working on it for the last little while so I hope you all enjoy it! Its designed so it is easier for me to update which means more updates more often. I will also be adding a few more contributors which means even more bmx related content from around NZ.

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FIRST 10

FIRST 10

Here are the first 10 photos from the PMP dirt comp for you to enjoy… Ill post more photos and info about the event soon.

In other news I just got an email from Dylan Lester saying that him and a bunch of his other friends are planning a bit of a session / jam / get together at Victoria park this weekend,

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NEW NEWS

NEW NEWS

Sorry about the lack of updates but I am currently working on a new version of the Zombie Site that should be up any day now! In other news the PMP dirt comp took place this weekend and was allot of fun, I managed to snap of over 300 photos, after I have sorted through them all I’ll post and update.

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PMP DIRT COMP

Next weekend the PMP trail locals are having a dirt jump comp at the Swanson bmx track. They have built a 6 pack for the event which is looking pretty rad, anyway below is the official information, this should be a super fun event so make sure you turn up!

Rider entry fee is $12,

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PHOTOS FROM CALEB

PHOTOS FROM CALEB

Below is a few of photos that local Whangamata shredder Caleb took during the Zombie Hop comp weekend, I cant be bothered listing who is who so ill let your try and figure that one out. More photos from him tomorrow.

Thanks for the photos Caleb!

ZOMBIE PALMER

ZOMBIE PALMER

Check out the photo below, its of the Zombie hop comp winner Simon Palmer (43inch’s) with the trophy, someone at his work place zombiefied the photo, looks pretty rad huh? wouldn’t want to mess with that Zombie Hopper. Also below is some photos from when the local Hamilton riders came up to Auckland… that’s all for now!

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BIKE CHECK AND GOOD NEWS

BIKE CHECK AND GOOD NEWS

Below is a bike check from local Auckland rider Dave Struthers who is currently living in Canada, so check that out.

Logan from Abbots way managed to get his bike back thanks to the help of the Remuera Library’s security cameras. So if you see some one riding around on a bike that looks like this don’t jump him because its probably Logan.

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NEWS

NEWS

Here is a bit of bad news from the local riders from Abbots Way, Auckland. First of all Logan from that area got his bike stolen from the Remuera Library (while he was studying for exams). Apparently it took him along time and allot of saving to get his bike how he wanted it! So please keep a look out for it if you are in that area or around town,

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FROM THE WEEKEND

FROM THE WEEKEND

In the weekend just been we had the prevalge of testing out the new Red Bull grind box. The box was super good, a nice hight and width and really really long. So expect to see this thing around in the future, check out the photos below.

In other news regular vistor to NZ Scott Greentree from Aus has upgraded from his blog and now has a full webpage running.

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RANDOM FILES

RANDOM FILES

I was mucking around on my computer today and managed to find a bunch random photos so I decided to post them. From left to right: -NZ has freestlye history, Glen Becker, clicked look-back on his back yard mini, sometime early 90’s. -Alan Montefiore, tail whip at Upper Hut, Wellington. -Louis Bolter, tire grab transfer at KeriKeri.

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GALLERY AND NEWS

GALLERY AND NEWS

If you click on the gallery link above you will see that I have set up a new gallery layout, so far there is only two individual gallery’s there, one for the PMP trails and the other for my own favorite photos. But there will be more gallery’s to come.

In other news I’m guessing most of you are not likely to have heard of Rebelyell.

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JUST NEWS

JUST NEWS

Over the next few days I am going to be changing a few things around on this page. There will be a new gallery going up tomorrow and a few other things in the next couple of days.

In other news below is the unofficial PMP dirt comp flyer? I’m sure there will be more info and news on this event soon?

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EDH PARTS

EDH PARTS

You have probably already seen or heard of EDH parts by now if you from NZ, but just recently took some photos of these two lovely stems so I thought it was worth sharing them with you. For more info from EDH head over to edhbmx.com

PAUL AND PAUL IN CANADA

PAUL AND PAUL IN CANADA

Local Auckland riders Paul Moffat and Paul Beadle are currently on there world tour. So far they are in Vancouver and seems like they are having amazing time with lots of riding and partying. I was suppose to post these photos up a while ago but never got around to it, oh well. Anyway below is a few photos for you to enjoy from Paul and Paul,

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SOME COOL BIKES

SOME COOL BIKES

As much as I am all for supporting your local bike shops and those that stock BMX, Strictly BMX over in Australia has some pretty awesome complete bikes for sale. There hand built and assembled by the Strictly staff who used only the best parts and they look trick as hell. Check the photos below or visit strictlybmx.com

In other news if you head over the shadow site there is a new On on One Seth Kimbrough / Karl Poynte interview which is pretty rad and worth a read.

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LUKE IN CANADA

LUKE IN CANADA

Local Auckland rider Luke Gillabot is back living in Canada and just recently sent me some photos he took with his new camera.The first photo he obviously didn’t take because that’s Luke himself doing a rail hop…. the next three photos he did take, there of his friend Andrew from Canada who has more style than he needs by the look of things!

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DID YOU SEE ZOMBIE ON TV!

DID YOU SEE ZOMBIE ON TV!

Here is the photos from the Triple Six and Quiet Chaos product exhibition. This was a super fun night, lots of new sparkly bmx parts to look at, free keg! and the new Focal Point DVD, if you weren’t there you should have been!

THE WINNER AND SHIT!

THE WINNER AND SHIT!

Here is a photo of Simon Palmer, the winner of the Zombie Hop Comp………..43inch’s….. Blllaaammmmmm! Also below is some random poster I made that was up on The Natural BMX a while ago.

More photos from the Hop Comp and Exhibition tomorrow!

FROM THE WEEKEND

FROM THE WEEKEND

Sorry for the lack of updates but I have been very busy over the last week. Anyway on the Saturday just been was the Zombie Hop Comp, it turned out to be a really fun event with riders from all over turning up. The day started with a free BBQ and people just played around on the in’n’out and ghetto ramps.

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HOP COMP AND EXHIBITION

HOP COMP AND EXHIBITION

Don’t forget that the Zombie Hop Comp and the Triple Six / Quiet Chaos Exhibition will be taken place this weekend. The Zombie Hop Comp kicks of around 12 pm sharp with a free BBQ and the the Hop Comp starts straight away at 12:30pm. On the day there will also been some BMX clothing and other miscellaneous items for sale from Triple Six.

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GALLERY

GALLERY

I have finally started working on the gallery. So far there is only a few photos that I took this weekend at PMP trails but ill start to add more photos to the gallery through the week.

Speaking of the PMP trails keep December 15th free in you calendar because it looks like there is going to be a dirt comp at the Swanson BMX track which is right next to the trails.

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TOAST JAM!!

TOAST JAM!!

Here is a bunch of photos from the Toast Jam in Wellington, Enjoy!

Thanks for the photos Mike Bell!

BIKE CHECK

BIKE CHECK

A friend of mine Kirk who is living in Europe sent me in a photo of his new bike. The frame is a Zion? never heard of it? that’s because its a relatively new company based in Zagreb, Croatia. This particular frame is the Jurica Barac signature frame and its a super nice tidy frame.

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X TO THE AIR

X TO THE AIR

As you all must know by now X-Air is no more, its a shame because it was a pretty amazing event, especially for bmxers. Anyway I was going through some files the other day on my computer and came across some photos from x-air. So I decided to share them with you to remember the great event!

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NEW 2020 OUT SOON

NEW 2020 OUT SOON

I just got the latest issue of 2020 in the mail and its another amazing issue. It seems like 2020 gets better and better every time around and is fast becoming one of the best magazines out there. Issue 26 is pack with so much content including contributions from NZ and two full page photos of NZ riders,

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JUST SOME LOCAL PHOTOS

JUST SOME LOCAL PHOTOS

Here are some photos that where sent to me from some local North Shore riders. Sorry cant remember who the photos are of but there nice photos so enjoy.

The other day someone was asking me where they could find parks in NZ. Well I cant remember who asked me at the time but here is a link that has a good list of parks around this country.

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NO X TO THE AIR

That’s right your eyes arnt playing tricks on you, its offical there will be no X-Air for 2008. Reasoning being Vodafone pulled out their sponsorship, and they can’t find enough sponsor’s to cover what they contributed. Its a big loss and im sure it will be missed by plenty of bmxers around the world.

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MORE EVENT INFO

MORE EVENT INFO

Here is the official flyer for the Triple Six product exhibition and some extra info below…..

Disrupt Gallery, 145 K’rd Auckland (Upstairs). Stores 5:30 – 7:00pm. Public 7:00 till late. All new products from brands Wethepeople, Macneil, Fly Bikes, Subrosa, Orchid Footwear, Tree Bicycle Co, The Shadow Conspiracy,Little Devil, Colony Bmx co,

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