Zombie Archive: May,2012

ABD – THE GREAT SOUTHERN ROAD TRIP

ABD – THE GREAT SOUTHERN ROAD TRIP

The ABD BMX Team recently went on a road trip through the central south island, you may have seen some of the photos from their trip posted HERE. This week they released the official trip video filmed and produced by the talented Ryan McCrae. As always.. Enjoy!!

“The ABD team decided to head down to the bottom of New Zealand’s beautiful south island,

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JED MILDON BIKE CHECK

JED MILDON BIKE CHECK

Here’s a new bike, this time NZ legend Jed Mildon’s Pilgrim:

“Here’s a couple photos of my new big bike. I decided to make a very large set up to have a bit more control in the air for the new ventures were about to embark on!” – Jed Mildon.

Click through to check out the full bike check.

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OLLY DENFORD STREET EDIT

OLLY DENFORD STREET EDIT

Olly Denford has definitely been putting in lots of work his bike lately, especially on the streets. This is his latest which has some really good clips. Check it and enjoy!

‘Perfect Combination’ BMX Photography exhibition

‘Perfect Combination’ BMX Photography exhibition

Auckland BMX Race Photography Clinton Tudor is having his first solo exhibition at T.Whites Bikes titled ‘Perfect Combination’. The exhibition is apart of The Auckland Festival of Photography and will run from 1st – 30th June. Opening night for the exhibition is this Friday 7pm to 10pm, T.Whites Bikes, 132 Symonds St, Newton,

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LUKE HENDRIKS EDIT

LUKE HENDRIKS EDIT

This is Luke Hendriks latest edit he’s been working on for a little while now, which is all killer. Super good riding in this edit with a bunch of stand out tricks like Ice to Whip. Make sure you give this edit a watch. Its always rad to see a new edit from Luke,

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MONDAYS PHOTO

MONDAYS PHOTO

Rider: Tony Yetton
Location: Auckland City
Photographer: Alex de Luen

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WRONG SKATEPARK EDIT

WRONG SKATEPARK EDIT

Michael Reid has been bust lately getting a bunch of edits done, this his latest edit from Wrong Indoor Skatepark in Hamilton and features a bunch of the H-Town locals getting there shred on, enjoy!

Joseph Senk edit

Joseph Senk edit

This is Rowin Chendriah’s latest edit which features Te Pai everyday local Joseph Senk. Rowin say’s “He may look like a little plankton but he’s a shredder”.. and hes right, check the edit to see this kid killing it at his local park. Enjoy!

KANE O’HAGAN RIDING FOR DEMOLITION

KANE O’HAGAN RIDING FOR DEMOLITION

Here’s some killer news, Otaki shredder Kane O’Hagan is now riding for Demolition / Volume and ODI through Wide Open Distribution. So good to see Wide Open Distro getting behind one of NZ’s best riders! Congratulations Kane, well deserved!

Here is a few words from Wide Open: “Wide Open Distributors is pleased to announce the signing for Otaki BMX’er Kane O’Hagan.

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FRASER BOOTH AUSTRALIA ROAD TRIP

FRASER BOOTH AUSTRALIA ROAD TRIP

Fraser Booth recently went on short trip to Australia where he meet up with NZ riders Jackson Willy and Jacko Houghton to get some BMXing done. Click through to check out a bunch of photos Fraser sent through to share with the Zombie viewers, thanks Fraser. How good to some of the skateparks over there look!

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MO AND CONOR EDIT

MO AND CONOR EDIT

Local Victoria Park shedder Moses sent through this little edit he put together featuring himself and Conor Benson, filmed over 3 hour’s at Aucklands Son Skate.

THURSDAY THROWBACK

THURSDAY THROWBACK

Over the last few week I have forgotten to post the weekly Thursday Throwback.. I’m back into it now. This week’s Thursday Throwback isn’t exactly super old, in fact its only from about 2 years ago and features Fraser Booth with a Foot Jam at the Wallrides, South East Auckland. More Thursday Throwbacks next week.

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CULT CREW BLUE

CULT CREW BLUE

I don’t usually post a whole lot about new product / parts etc..  but I did spotted the photo above on The Merge. Cult Crew are now producing there American machined stems and sprockets in a super nice anodized blue. Hopefully these will be available in New Zealand soon through Triplesix Distro.

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MONDAYS BONUS PHOTO

MONDAYS BONUS PHOTO

Micah McKimm who sent this ‘Mondays Photo’ also sent through this extra photo I thought I would post as a bonus. Micheal Boolbag again killing it at Puk Bay, Wellington. Click through to check out the full photo.

MONDAYS PHOTO

MONDAYS PHOTO

Rider: Micheal Boolbag, Boosting
Location: Puk Bay, Wellington
Photographer: Micah McKimm
Tech Specs: Nikon D60, old school analog 50mm 1.8 @ F4 ISO 400 1/200th of sec with two flashes set up on either side cranking 3/4 power with triggers yeee

NOT SO SUMMER STREET WITH JADEN LEEMING

NOT SO SUMMER STREET WITH JADEN LEEMING

This is Jaden Leeming’s Etnies edit titled ‘Not So Summer Street’.. definitely make sure you watch this edit, Jaden is dialed and puts in some work on the streets.

PAUL LANGLANDS AT EMPIRE OF DIRT

PAUL LANGLANDS AT EMPIRE OF DIRT

On the weekend just been NZ dirt shredder and C-Town local Paul Langland’s competed at the Red Bull Empire of dirt in London. He slipped a pedal during qualifying but pulled through and qualified at 16th place. He then went on to the finals and placed 10th overall in field full of the worlds best riders.

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OZ SHREDDERS AT ROAST IT

OZ SHREDDERS AT ROAST IT

Chris Harti

Dean Manson and Chris Harti where two of my favorite people to watch ride at the Red Bull Roast It event, so I thought I would upload a couple of photos I snapped of the two shredding.

BLAMMO VIDEO

BLAMMO VIDEO

Chris Ford aka Blammo sent in this edit he put together with a bunch of his old and lost footage. Blammo is a New Zealand freestyle legend, he used to attend X-Air every year, always with a bucket full of insane tricks.. some of which you will see in the edit above. He has recently started riding a whole lot more and is dropping a new edit soon which should definitely be a good watch.

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RANDOM SNAP

RANDOM SNAP

Here’s a random photo I had sitting on my desktop of Paul Moffat riding the Woodyard in Vancouver. The Woodyard has to be one of the greatest backyard creations I have ever seen, and not to mention its twice the size now than pictured above.

Click through to check out a nice little edit Paul Moffat put together a while back of the Woodyard.

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PAUL LANGLANDS ABD INTERVIEW

PAUL LANGLANDS ABD INTERVIEW

Paul Langlands is on fire at the moment. Check this interview put together by Ryan McCrae during their ABD South Island Road Trip which shows a little insight into Pauls life. Paul is currently in the UK and will be attending Empire of Dirt over in London. Looking forward to seeing how hes does on the epic Empire of Dirt course..

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COLONY SEVEN YEARS VIDEO

COLONY SEVEN YEARS VIDEO

Check out this video Colony recently released from way back in 2007 which features their New Zealand road trip and a bunch of good clips from X-Air. After watching this I forgot how good X-Air was, it was always a fun time that’s for sure! Congratulations to CLint Miller and the Colony crew for making it to 7 years.

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ABD QUEENSTOWN ROAD TRIP

ABD QUEENSTOWN ROAD TRIP

The ABD BMX Team recently went on a road trip down south to spend a week riding around the Queenstown area. Ryan McCrae was on hand to document the trip, a full edit will be out soon which I can image will be really good. For now click through to check out a collection of lifestyle photos and a few action screenshots Ryan sent in.

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MORE SKATEPARK NEWS

MORE SKATEPARK NEWS

There seems to be a bunch of Skatepark news floating around at the moment. The design above is to be the new Leeston Park.. that is one killer bowl for the size, looks super fun. I spotted this news over at Fungus BMX. If you haven’t checked out Fungus BMX make sure you do,

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BLENHEIM CREW VIDEO

BLENHEIM CREW VIDEO

Puha sent in this sick little edit which was filmed at the Blenheim skatepark with the local crew. There’s a couple of good clips in there from NZ Cult rider Eamon Ruth and of course features the one, the only, the legend Mr Puha! Thanks for sending this through Puha, always rad to see whats been going on with the Blenheim BMX Crew.

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MONDAYS PHOTO

MONDAYS PHOTO

Rider: Stanmore Bay Crew, Keeping it real!
Location: Stanmore Bay
Photographer: Olly Dawe

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