Zombie Archive: 2009

JACKIE LIU EDIT

JACKIE LIU EDIT

Another nice edit sent in by Paul of Flow Visuals. This time of young Paraparaumu shredder Jakie Liu.

Jackie Liu Edit from Paul Gerlich on Vimeo.

THE WALLS

THE WALLS

On Monday Myself, Tim White, Teva and The Wazman Man decided to make the most of the public holiday and head out the wall rides. Its always fun going to that spot, its super secluded, a nice relaxing spot to chill and ride, it always feels like an adventure, not to mention that the walls are fun as hell to ride.

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NEW EDH TEE

NEW EDH TEE

I spotted this over at the EDH site. Its a new tee they have out for summer designed by local Auckland rider who is now located in London, Mark Skulls. Mark is a rad guy and a really good artist, so its really cool to see him work along side motivated people in the NZ BMX industry like Travis from EDH.

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MONDAYS PHOTO

MONDAYS PHOTO

Rider: Mike Davies
Photographer: Stephen Geddes
Location: Manukau Skate park, akl.

DANIEL CARSON WEB VID

DANIEL CARSON WEB VID

Sorry for the lack of updates over the last few days.. I have been enjoying the Xmas break and pretty much doing absolutely nothing but chilling and a little bit of riding.

Paul from Flow Visual sent in another rad edit. This times it of Daniel Carson.. Daniel kills it! Check the web vid out and see it for yourself.

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TEMPERED BIKES SPROCKET

TEMPERED BIKES SPROCKET

I spotted this the other day on the Tempered Bikes web page. Its the new Anchor Down Sprocket for 2010 and is one of the raddest sprockets I have seen in a while. Take a look at the Tempered Bikes 2010 catalogue, they have some really nice new gear coming out which will hopefully be available in NZ.

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PHOTOS FROM MASTERTON

PHOTOS FROM MASTERTON

Sebastian (spaz) Nicholson sent in these photos of himself riding his local park in Masterton. Its always rad to see photos from riders all over NZ and Masterton is definitely a riding scene we haven’t seen allot of, so its cool to see some photos from that part of the country. If you are ever in the area or passing by make sure you check out the Masterton park,

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TOM FT WEB EDIT

TOM FT WEB EDIT

Ungy sent in this rad edit of some of the local Nelson riders, filmed and edited by Tom FT. Super nice edit and good riding, definitely worth a watch! Check it out.

Ungy Tom Julian & Nick WebEdit from Tom FT on Vimeo.

MONDAYS PHOTO

MONDAYS PHOTO

Rider: Jeremy GreyLocation: ChristchurchPhotographer: Sam MinnellCamera: Lecia M8Thanks Sam!

BEVAN’S EDIT

One of the friendliest guys in BMX, the infamous Bevan C sent in this rad little spring edit of himself shredding. Thank you Bevan! I know Bevan is always out there filming so hopefully we some more edits from him in the future.

Riding Spring 09 from Bevan C on Vimeo.

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COLONY X FOCALPOINT SEAT

COLONY X FOCALPOINT SEAT

I spotted this the other day on the FocalPoint site and though it was worth a post. Its the Colony x FocalPoint seat. I am a big fan everything Cooper at FocalPoint does and this seat is no exception, its definitely pretty rad and I really like it when two company’s work on collaborations like this.

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GEORGE BOLTER BIKE CHECK

GEORGE BOLTER BIKE CHECK

George Bolter sent in a bike check all the way from snowy Vancouver of his brand new WTP Sleepless. Check it out, the bike is dialed.

Thanks George! As a bonus, check out this photo of George doing a Downside Three Whip over the box at the Main Street Jam.. another rad photo shot by Ryan McCrae.

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2020 ISSUE 34

Issue 34 for of 2020 magazine is due out any day now. Its going to be another killer issue, 2020 just gets better and better every issue and is well on its way to being one of the best BMX magazines world wide. Keep and eye out for some NZ content in this latest issue too.

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REDBULL JAM @ RAMPAGE

Just got the word from the guys at RedBull that they are putting on a Jam tomorrow at Rampage. The jam is kicking off at 12pm and will run to about 5pm.There will also be a few spot prize’s for best trick from RedBull and TripleSix. Maybe we will run a best trick on the box and a most gnarliest trick into the foam?Should be a fun day though so make sure you come along and support this rad new park.See you there!

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GET WELL SOON SETH

GET WELL SOON SETH

Local Auckland rider Seth Leeming went down pretty hard the other day. He was simply riding down hill, going pretty fast, pulled up over curb, and his front wheel came out.. and that is about all he remembers. He hit the ground super hard face first. He was knocked out cold.. luckily someone passing by found him and helped him out.

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MORE RAMPAGE

MORE RAMPAGE

Lester Perry did a write up about Rampage on Spoke’s Blog that’s worth checking out.

Gavin, The man behind Rampage, getting it done! Photo: Lester Perry.

Paul Langland’s approves the quality of the park.. massive No Foot Can. Photo: Mike Davies

Don’t forget Rampage opens tomorrow. 88 Ellice Street,

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RAMPAGE BIKE PARK

RAMPAGE BIKE PARK

Rampage Bike Park will officially open the doors this Thursday in Auckland city.

This is super good news, NZ finally has a decent Indoor Park dedicated to bikes!

The park is located at 88 Ellice Road, Glenfield, Auckland. 3 hour session will commence at 11:30hrs the second at 14:45hrs and the night session at 18:00hrs.

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KARL BURNS EDIT

KARL BURNS EDIT

Paul from Flow Visuals sent in this super good web edit of Karl Burns killing it. One of the best NZ web edits I have seen in a while.. dialed!

Karl Burns Edit from Paul Gerlich on Vimeo.

Thanks Paul!

THE BLENHEIM TRAILS

THE BLENHEIM TRAILS

JJ from Blenheim sent in these photos of their trails. They have been working hard on them and are now running pretty dialed. Hopefully we some more photos and web edits from the locals killing it!

Thanks JJ!

MONDAYS PHOTO

MONDAYS PHOTO

Rider: Nick Cooper, Killer InvertLocation: Main Street Jam, TaupoPhotographer: Mike Davies

F#@K THE HATE

I really really cant be bothered with negative comments any more.. I didn’t realize the NZ BMX scene was fill with so many people hiding behind the computer screen using anonymous comments to throw hate at other riders. That’s not why I got into BMX.. so that shit ends now. Thank you!

THE MONTH THAT WAS NOVEMBER

THE MONTH THAT WAS NOVEMBER

November was one of the busiest months for BMX in NZ.. it was five weekend month and there was a BMX event on every weekend. Some how I managed to make it to everyone of those events so I thought I would do a photo recap with some of the photos I took.. enjoy!

REDBULL LEGENDS –

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JOEL McDOWELL WEB VID

JOEL McDOWELL WEB VID

Here is a rad little web video of local Taupo shredder Joel McDowell, sent in by Hemi Mildon.

Joel McDowell December 09 Edit from Joel Mcdowell on Vimeo.

Thanks Hemi!

ON YOUR BIKE – TIM WHITE INTERVIEW

ON YOUR BIKE – TIM WHITE INTERVIEW

Tim White has recently been featured in new online sub culture magazine called Open. He has a full in-depth interview about his shop which is definitely worth a read.T-Whites-Bikes also won Metro Magazine bike shop of the year. Congratulations Tim White!Check out the article here..

NZ ROOTS

NZ ROOTS

I spotted these photos a while back on BlazeGuard, Tim White, Steve Drain and Nick Mclaren riding ‘The Patch’ in Devonport.

LURK / QUIET CHAOS XMAS

LURK / QUIET CHAOS XMAS

QuietChaos are having a sale & Christmas party next weekend at LURK Shop in Hamilton, 38 Ward street. From 6.30pm so, if you’ve wanted any gear, nows the time. Prices as listed on the flyer above.

Eftpos & credit available.

We’ll have some free drinks on the go for those of the age too so roll on down even if you dont want to buy anything.

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NEW VOLUCID SITE

NEW VOLUCID SITE

Kirk from Volucid BMX has recently redone his site, check it out, it looks super good. And keep an eye on it as there will be plenty of NZ BMX goodness and photos from Kirks travels.