I think I’ve lost my copy of Over the Pond. gutted. I really liked the cover. I think my loft eats physical media, either that or so much dust builds up on the cover it can no longer be identified. Great scott Taylor footage in this. His golden era some might say. Get back on your bike this year Scott and do some turndowns.
Chris Hamer is a legendary Manchester street pioneer. Life was full of eerie memories for me when BMX street was a grimy and totally mysterious practice, conducted in secret by unseen visionaries in the early 90s. To catch a glimpse in a grainy magazine picture or video grab from VHSC was pure wonderment. Early 90s BMX was the cold war era, it was so much harder to find the real shit that I so desperately needed to see. BMX underground was as unattainable as it was magical.
The REAL Dave Young
Rad in 1987
Still rad now.
Spent a little of a damp Easter Sunday cruising around best end looking for stuff. Found an interesting new park and an awesome industrial spot for a cyclocross race. Also spotted a few inner city revamps which promise the odd bit of street
Jim Newrick’s new video.
Hit The North part 1 features all the North East’s usual suspects, chillers, killers, ballers, shot callers, all those grimy delinquent BMX riders…..
Press play on that dial if you know what’s good for you.
Press play even if you don’t know what’s good for you.