Category: News

Permasummer

Permasummer

Permasummer is a Zine 5 years in the making from North America. It’s made of 80 pages of warm colour with over 40 contributors from around the globe including New Zealand.

“Theres this thing that goes on when you’re a certain age, your thoughts run amok, you go on trips, trips take you,

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Stickers & Patches

Stickers & Patches

Got a few Zombie patches & stickers made up if anyone is keen, stickers are free & patches are $20, hit me at zombie.bmx@gmail.com, rad!

Update: Patches are sold out!

Get Victoria Skate Park Lights!!

Every good inner city Skate Park needs lights, whether it be to help you through the winter months or for Friday night shreds, if you would like to see Auckland City’s Victoria Skate Park with lights sign this petition: toko.org.nz/petitions/get-victoria-skate-park-lights

You can also check out the Get Victoria Skate Park Lights facebook page here: facebook.com/Getvicparklights

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Blog Refresh

Blog Refresh

I’ve been saying for a long time now that I’m going to be giving this blog a refresh.. and finally I have gotten around to it! I’m not gonna lie, there’s definitely been times where I have thought about giving this shit up completely, and maybe I should have.. but after all it is the blog that’s neither living nor dead right?

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All Hail Jed Mildon

All Hail Jed Mildon

I shot this photo of Jed Mildon way back in 2009 at the EDH Jam, I remember thinking at the time how much of a beast Jed Mildon was for getting this gap done and how crazy his level of riding was.. well as you all know this wasn’t even close to the level of riding Jed Mildon is capable of.

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Napier Pump Track

Napier Pump Track

A few dudes might be interested in this.. Napier is getting a $342,000 pump track on it’s Marine Parade. The pump track will be a mix of dirt & concrete and construction has already started. Could be a fun little shred spot to get some laps in for sure!

Neither Dead Or Alive

Neither Dead Or Alive

It’s been a good amount of time since our last post, I think its fair to say after 10 years of BMX blogging at some point you need to step back and take a break. Hopefully in 2015 we will be back with a fresh new site and content to match. For the time being click through to check out a few things that have been going on in the scene.

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Zombie Instagram

Zombie Instagram

Zombie BMX is now officially on Instagram, and starting from yesterday, the 1st of May, we have started uploading one photo from the depths of the Zombie archive everyday for the next 365 days. So follow us @zombiebmx_nz. Enjoy!

Moon Creek Trails

Moon Creek Trails

Casey Scott sen through some info and photos on the Moon Creek trails in Motueka which have been in development over the last 8 months, and it looks like within that 8 months the boys down in there have put in a solid amount of work. The Moon Creek trails feature a full set of link trails which consists of 4 main lines plus some big 30 &

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Flow Visuals Apparel

Flow Visuals Apparel

I had an email come in the other day from Paul Gerlich who is the man behind Flow Visuals.. with news that he has started producing a small range of Apparel, you can check it out here: flowvisuals.printmighty.co.nz. They have a few T-Shirts & Raglans for now and will have some hoodies on the way for winter.

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Xmas BMX Jam & BBQ

Xmas BMX Jam & BBQ

Triplesix Distributions and ZombieBMX Xmas BMX Jam & BBQ. Saturday 21 December, 3pm, Lynfield Skatepark, The Avenue, Lynfield Auckland. Spot prizes, BBQ and more. Come get your shred on.. enjoy the BBQ!, carve the bowl and maybe have a few cold ones!! Good times!!

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SHAPE TOP LOAD STEM

SHAPE TOP LOAD STEM

The only reason I’m posting this is because in my opinion this Shape Top Load stem is killer! Currently I don’t think this stem is available in New Zealand but hopefully a distro will pick it up! Check out more at www.shape-bicycles.fr (if you can read French).

Paul Langlands Update

Paul Langlands Update

As most of you know Paul Langlands had a pretty bad crash back in October 2012, since then he has made a great recovery, doing all the right things and easing back into riding and shredding like he does. Just a few weeks ago Paul headed to the states to get some serious riding in and compete in a few events..

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Save Manukau Skatepark!!

Save Manukau Skatepark!!

“BMXers and skaters have been riding Manukau Skatepark (some coming religiously every week) since it’s opening. There is NO other park like it in Auckland and it is unique in being old school, having endless lines and huge quarters to air. It is also unique in being the only park in Auckland with lights after dark to get in night time riding.

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Farm Jam Going Down This Weekend

Farm Jam Going Down This Weekend

Don’t forget the 2013 Farm Jam is going down this weekend, Saturday 18th. Check the full press release below:

“NZ FARM JAM READY TO RIP THIS WEEKEND..

SOME OF THE biggest names in two-wheeled action sports have begun converging on a 2,600-acre farm near Winton in New Zealand’s South Island for the 2013 Farm Jam on Saturday.

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Langlands Yard Sessions

Langlands Yard Sessions

On the weekend just been Paul Langlands ran weekend of dirt shredding with a selected group of riders. Jon Riddle won King of the Trails, Luke Parslow Best Trick and Danny Campbell Best Rider. There will be a bunch more edits and photos coming soon!

Busy In The Backyard

Busy In The Backyard

Paul Langland’s sent in a bunch of photos of the progression of his backyard and the shape its taking at the moment. Looks like they are putting in some solid work dialing in these animal jumps! Click through to check out the rest of the photos.

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King Of The Hill

King Of The Hill

King Of The Hill went down today in Auckland City, bikers vs skaters, Louis Bolter took it out, Congrats L-Boltz!

On The West Coast Blog

On The West Coast Blog

Legendary tech rider from the Taranaki Darren Howard has returned to New Zealand after spending a few years living in the UK. He has just started up a new blog called ‘Living On The West Coast’ which will cover the riding scene in his area of our country. Check it out here..onthewestcoastnz.blogspot.co.nz and get it bookmarked.

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Free Zombie Ramp

Free Zombie Ramp

The Zombie Ramp needs a new home so its up for grabs!

We are looking for someone who can collect the ramp sometime during this week. You will need a trailer or a decent sized Ute. The Ramp is in good condition and is fun as hell to ride. For more information please send us an email at zombie.bmx@gmail.com.

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Paul Langlands Recovery Update

Paul Langlands Recovery Update

As most of you will already know Paul Langlands had a serious crash about a month ago riding Mini Dream in Queenstown. Metal Mulisha recently posted a little article on interview with Paul on there site about his crash, injury and recovery. Head over to www.metalmulisha.com to check out the article. Paul is a top dude and an amazing rider,

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WeThePeople & New Zealand

WeThePeople & New Zealand

We The People have a long and strong history in New Zealand. It was one of the first more high-end orientated bmx brands available. Not only does We The People produce some amazing parts, they have always had a strong focus on producing complete bikes of the highest standards and quality. For many years We The People has been known to be the best complete bikes available in New Zealand.

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Dialed Indoor For Auckland

Dialed Indoor For Auckland

Most of you will be familiar by now with Dialed Indoor Skatepark in Tauranga.. Word on the street is that the guys behind the Dialled Indoor Park are now going to be opening a similar park in Auckland City. The opening date is looking to be around the start of December. Hopefully we will have some more information on this soon!

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Riders Down!

Riders Down!

Two well known NZ riders have taken some heavy hits to the head over the last week. Both Paul Langlands and Alan Montefiore had a bad crashes resulting in time spent in hospital. As most of you all know Paul and Alan are both shredders and super nice dudes.. so I just wanted to put a post up here on Zombie to send them some love and wish them both a fast recovery!

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THE NEW ZEALAND X-GAMES IS COMING!

THE NEW ZEALAND X-GAMES IS COMING!

I received some interesting news this week.. it looks like New Zealand is getting its very own Xtreme Games!! Which is rad news for sure! I dont have a lot of information on the event at this stage.. all I know is it will be part of the 2012 Auckland Super Show on the 20th –

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NEW 2020 OUT NOW

NEW 2020 OUT NOW

The latest issue of 2020 Magazine is now out and available at selected magazine stores and all good bike stores that stock Triplesix Distro BMX product. Get on it!

BLAZEGUARD DVD

BLAZEGUARD DVD

Here at Zombie we are lucky enough to have a few copies of the Blazeguard DVD for sale. Blazeguard features riders from three major cities around the world.. Melbourne, Vancouver and Auckland. The rider line up consists of Kym Grosser, Jason Teet, Jordan Hango, Zac Miner, Travis Sexsmith and New Zealand riders George Bolter,

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JED AND JONO ON SKINNY

JED AND JONO ON SKINNY

Here’s a little bit of New’s for you all. Jed Mildon on Jono Hopping are now riding for Skinny Mobile. Check out the crazy edit above featuring a few clips of bot Jed and Jono.. Jed throwing down a casual double flip. In other related news Jono is working on a new edit which will no doubt be killer,

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