We would like to introduce you to Chad Ferch, our newest addition to the United team! Originally hailing from Prince George, Canada, Chad now resides in Vancouver and is doing it for our Canadian Distributor Timeless BMX.
Chad recently built up a fresh new Incarnate V2 in Flat Red laced with an assortment of our finest parts, scroll down to check it out!
Woodward Camp, the ultimate experiential action sports company for the next-generation of passionate athletes, is excited to share that the winningest couple in BMX Race history, Alise and Sam Willoughby, are coming to Woodward! Alise and Sam have signed on as Week12 VIPs and will advise on all-things related to BMX Race Program including curriculum, health and wellness, and specialized equipment. The dynamic duo is excited to bring their holistic view of the sport to the daily coaching and clinics they have planned each day. The curriculum will focus on more than just riding the track and integrate all aspects of preparation including skills, strength training and sprints. A week with Alise and Sam at Woodward will not only be a week filled with race progression, but one filled with new friends and new memories – the summer we have all been waiting for.
After Alise finishes her third tour in the Olympics, the two will join Woodward to coach during Week 12 (August 22-28).
Today, etnies and cult-classic BMX film RAD are proud to officially launch the first-ever production of RAD limited footwear and apparel. Celebrating their respective 35th anniversaries after having both originally debuted in 1986. RAD is a powerful piece of BMX pop cultural nostalgia with an international cult following. etnies’ global distribution makes this limited product available to fans around the world. Available now on etnies.com and at better retailers, the etnies x RAD collection is stacked with two different shoe styles, four short sleeve t-shirts, two long-sleeve t-shirts, a hooded sweatshirt as well as socks and hats.
In addition to their shared 1986 and BMX sport roots, both RAD and etnies are private, family-owned businesses. RAD, originally Executive Produced by the late Jack Schwartzman, was restored and re-released in 2020 by Utopia Media, co-Founded by his son and filmmaker Robert Schwartzman. etnies also remains privately held and operated by former pro skateboarder and BMX enthusiast Pierre-Andre Senizergues.
"This shirt was produced by Mongoose Bicycles and handed to us at La Revolution Cafe to put out in the world so we can help to alleviate some of Mykel Larrin's medical bills from his accident he was in at the end of the year. This is a quality District V.I.T Pocket T, With a graphic on the back of Mykel's epic photo on his first Mongoose Team trip/video stylized from the photo it even includes his XIX87 logo. The front pocket has the Iconic Mongoose "M" logo and Mykel's initial signature. Each shirt will come with a special little note from Mykel and numbered issue for the 100 produced. Originally designed on a white tee but also available in a light heather grey."
Michelin has launched the Pilot SX and Pilot SX Slick, two new BMX tires in its Racing Line range, targeted at competitive riders who compete at the highest levels and riders who want the ultimate performance when riding for pleasure. Using competition rubber compounds, sourced from Michelin road bike tires, the Pilot SX features a tread pattern intended for racing on soft tracks or in autumn and winter conditions, while the Pilot SX Slick features a marked and very shallow tread pattern which is suitable for racing on hard tracks, or in spring and summer conditions.
In summary, the Pilot SX Slick offers maximum race performance while the Pilot SX provides more grip.
It's been a long slog of a winter but we are finally breaking through to spring. That only means one thing... TRAILS! All the hard work behind the spade will be paying off and the laps will begin. We've seen a lot of new spots popping up and are looking forward to getting the tyres dirty! Get your trails steed ready and opt in for our Knightsbridge V2. The big rig hitter that's ready for any trails!
With top tube sizes from the 21.1, 21.4 and 21.6! This blasting beast is well equipped! Welded lugs, lowered chain stays for extra brake clearance and a fresh looking embossed head tube badge. The Knightsbridge is ready for lift off!
USA BMX - the largest BMX racing organization in North America - announced today the 2021 schedule for the USA BMX Freestyle Amateur Series that will include both digital and live competitions. USA BMX Freestyle first announced the amateur series last July. With a condensed season, the organization successfully held a digital competition culminating with a live Nation- al Championships held in December 2020 at Camp Woodward in Pennsylvania.
Amateur riders from across the USA are invited to submit a 30-45-second video through USA BMX Freestyle Instagram using any indoor or outdoor park of their preference for their State (Digital) event competition run. Classes for male and female riders will include: 10 and Under Women, 10 and Under Men, 11-14 Women, 11-14 Men, 15+ Women, 15+ Men, Masters Men (Age 40+), Expert (Open). Each age class will have both a State year-end ranking and a National year-end ranking comprised of points earned from State (Digital), National and Grand Final events. USABMX Freestyle memberships, event
Today, etnies is proud to introduce three new Jameson Vulc signature colourways for Jordan, Nathan and Tommy. These new signature etnies BMX shoes are available at finer retailers globally and at etines.com. The Jameson Vulc is a vulcanized version of etnies’ best-selling shoe, the Jameson 2. It retains footwear design simplicity while maintaining premium performance. Developed with etnies’ STI Foam Lite 1 insole and a low toe-box that keeps the vamp closer to your foot, the shoe also features a Geo-Hex tread pattern.
Whether experiencing a place for the very first time or revisiting a cherished city and its memory-triggering landmarks, the act of traveling often conjures a distinct emotional response (and perhaps even more so during a pandemic year that has halted most travel). For Dakota Roche, that city is Philadelphia, and those landmarks— both discreet and iconic—were a welcomed breath of fresh air after being homebound for most of 2020.
Together with Vans, Dakota made his way back to the City of Brotherly Love after an eight-year hiatus, and spent some time re-learning the ins and outs of spots that have held a special place in his heart since his pilgrimage there nearly 13 years ago. In Vans’ latest BMX edit by Calvin Kosovich, Seeking