Category: Bike Checks

The George Bolter Bike Check

The George Bolter Bike Check

It’s been in the works for a while, I guess good things do take time, so here it finally is, the George Bolter bike check! Enjoy!

Describe your bike for us… What are some preferences for your bike set up?
Fast, roomy and ready to Roast! 33-9 gearing to go fast,

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Tim Whites Old School S&M Holmes

Tim Whites Old School S&M Holmes

We caught up with owner of T.Whites Bikes Tim White to check out his latest Old School S&M Holmes build. Enjoy!

Alright Tim White, so this bike is somewhat a replica of what you use to shred in the 90’s, what made you decide to build this bike?
Well, it’s my full time job restoring bicycles,

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Richard Hill’s Fungus Bike Co Seta

Richard Hill’s Fungus Bike Co Seta

Frame: Fungus Bike Co Seta 20.9TT (ED black)
Fork: Odyssey Race (black)
Headset: Fungus Bike Co integrated (black)
Stem: S&M Lil Redneck (yeah go on… its black)
Bars: Fungus Bike Co Ape Hanger 9” Rise (ED black)
Grips: Fungus Bike Co V1  (black)
Lever: Dia-Compe DJ77 (black)
Cable: Colony linear (laser Fungus green)
Caliper: Odyssey Springfield (black)
Seatpost clamp: Built in
Seatpost: Fungus Bike Co pivotal (sandblasted ED black)
Seat: Bone Deth Vibrator slim (leopard print)
Cranks: Premium 48 spline 175mm (black… and over ten years old)
Pedals: Primo Josh Stricker alloy (black… one pinless side on left pedal for dem grinds)
Chainwheel: Madera spline drive 25T (graffiti print)
Chain: KMC (chrome and also old!)
Rear wheel: Profile Mini 9T (S &

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Craig Stevens T-1 Barcode

Craig Stevens T-1 Barcode

Describe your bike for us… What are some preferences for your bike set up?
I ride a T1- Barcode littered in Profile components with a splash of bicycle union Peppering. Its classic geometry on a classic bike, built to go really fast and really high. Nothing Twitchy or gimmicky about it. Its the sort of bike that you can roll up to any session on and tell people to Shut up and sit down!

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Cameron Craven’s TerribleOne

Cameron Craven’s TerribleOne

Cameron Craven is a Mid School BMXer from New Plymouth. Over recent years he has been collecting and rebuilding some iconic bikes from the early 2000’s. I made contact with Cameron a few years back when I sold him some cranks, after finding out he had a 2001 Terrible One Barcode I knew I had to get it featured up here on the site.

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Tim White’s S&M C.C.R.

Tim White’s S&M C.C.R.

Frame: S&M CCR, 21.5TT.
Fork: S&M race fork, originally purchased from RideOn in Vancouver over 10 years ago.
Bars: S&M Slam XLT’s.
Grips: Revenge customer friendly, black.
Stem: S&M race stem, also over 10 years old, Ti RNC bolts.
Headset: Polished, old, still alive.

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Matt Marshall’s Custom FBM Bike Check

Matt Marshall’s Custom FBM Bike Check

Frame: Fbm Custom
Bars: Colony 24/7
Fork: S&M Pitchfork (non tapered legs)
Stem: Fbm Bottleneck
Headset: Odyssey integrated
Grips: S&M grips
Cranks: Odyssey Twombolts
Sprocket: Fbm Wurlitzer 30t
Chain: Odyssey Bluebird
Pedals: Odyssey Trailmix Alloy Sealed
BB: Colony Mid Sealed
Seat: Odyssey Aitken Railed
Seat Post: Odyssey Convertible
Seat Clamp: Colony Slimline
Brake Lever: Colony Transformer RH
Brake Calipers: Fly Chainstay (original)
Front Rim: G-Sport Birdcage Black
Front Hub: Profile Mini Black 3/8″

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Paul Langlands Bike Check

Paul Langlands Bike Check

Describe your bike for us… What are some preferences for your bike set up?
Tires I run a bigger on the front as I find it helps with traction as carving on the dirt, same reason for the pressure I run of 6-65 in front and 75 in the rear. Bars I have set as high as the fork allows,

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J-Dog Bike Check

J-Dog Bike Check

After signing a deal with Backflips Clothing, producing a signature stem with EDH Bikes and being asked to perform in JC Action Sports demos, you could say Jayden Fuller is having a ripper start to the year.

Johnny Bonnar caught up with the ex-Christchurch rider, now living across the ditch, about how he sets his bike up to deal with the harassment he gives it on the daily.

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Nic T’s Bike Check & Custom Stem

Nic T’s Bike Check & Custom Stem

Here’s a rad little bike check sent into us by Nic Tauroa which features a trick looking custom stem he machined up named the Brick Shithouse 9 Bolter. Click through to check out the rest of the photos and specs.

Mason Ainsworth

Mason Ainsworth

It’s that time.. time for another bike check, this time is Mason Ainsworth’s Fiend Embryo.

Sam Skinner Bike Check

Sam Skinner Bike Check

This is Sam Skinners We The People Irish bike check.. click through to check out the full bike check!! Thanks for sending this through Sam.

Jack Batchelor Bike Check

Jack Batchelor Bike Check

Its been a while since we have had a bike check up on the site.. but its finally that time again! This is Jack Batchelor’s dialed Subrosa Noster. Click through to view the full bike check..

Robbie Powell Bikecheck

Robbie Powell Bikecheck

Time for a new bike check! This time its young shredder Robbie Powell who rides for ABD Bikes. Click through to check out the full bike check.

Kane o’Hagan Bike Check

Kane o’Hagan Bike Check

Kane O’Hagan is the first edition to the Wide Open BMX Team riding for Demolition! This is Kane’s new ride.. a complete custom Demolition which is looking dialed as hell!

Frame: Volume Mystery Machine 21” TT
Fork: Demolition Concord V3 fork – Chromo
Cranks: Demolition Revolt Cranks
Wheels: Demolition Custom Built wheels – Zero rims ,

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Matt Alpress Bike Check

Matt Alpress Bike Check

The grind wizard himself, Matt “Robot Coffee” Allpress’s personal ride. The “Nimbus 3000 street broom”.. “If anyone does know who I am, they probably know that I grind.” – Matt Allpress.

LUKE TAYLOR BIKE CHECK

LUKE TAYLOR BIKE CHECK

Time for a new bike check.. this time its Luke Taylor’s Double Top Tube Subrosa Pandora.. click through to check it out.

STOLEN BIKE!!

STOLEN BIKE!!

On the Friday just been Alan Cameron.. or as most people in the riding scene know him as ‘Piggy’.. that rider with the super clicked lookbacks unfortunately got his custom Solid stolen from the Auckland University on Symonds Street, which is terrible news as Alan is a shredder and his bike is dialed. Please keep an eye out for his bike,

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TRAVIS POND BIKE CHECK

TRAVIS POND BIKE CHECK

Time for another bike check, this time its Hamilton rider Travis Pond’s dialed Fly Bikes Tierra V5. Click through to check out the full bike check.

TIM WHITE BIKE CHECK

TIM WHITE BIKE CHECK

Tim White put together this creative little bike check video of his freshly painted BMX in futuristic red.

“The good guys out at Procoat painted up a sweet new coat on my BMX so we put together this little video. It’s winter yah no.”

Morgan Hughes Bike

Morgan Hughes Bike

Another rad bike check to grace the pages of Zombie.. this time its Morgan Hughes Fly Tierra V5. Click through to check it out.

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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OSCAR SHARPE BIKE CHECK

OSCAR SHARPE BIKE CHECK

Its been a while since we had a bike check up here on Zombie.. hopefully we can get a few more rolling. This is local Auckland rider Oscar Sharpe’s Stereo Eagle.

Frame: Stereo Eagle.
Fork: Odyssey Race forks.
Bars: Federal Ty Morrow.
Stem: Fit Bike front load.

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KARL PERIAM BIKE CHECK

KARL PERIAM BIKE CHECK

It’s been a while but finally we have a new bike check up here on Zombie, check out Karl Periam’s dialed S&M ATF: