30 December 2009
29 December 2009
The Welsh regional qualifiers for the Rollapaluza National Series will be taking part in Swansea on the 7th January 2010. Everyone is welcome, there will be live music and DJ’s into the early hours, it’s gonna be proper.
Pre-register to race: http://www.riderhq.com/events/rollapaluzanationalserieswales
Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=116480079376
Rollapaluza website: http://www.rollapaluza.com/?page_id=274
28 December 2009
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24 December 2009
Thanks to all the blog readers, contributors and and all the sites I regularly pilfer for posts. Its been a good year for riding in Leeds - Said hello to loads of new riders and waved goodbye to some good mates and familiar faces. A couple of things in the pipeline already for 2010 - Max and I are working on a photo competition concept and eyes peeled for a potential indoor event in february...
23 December 2009
I never thoughts that it would be as knackering as it was, and had to get some fresh air after I had a go as I could feel my recent burgerking possibly making a surprise appearance.
|Mens Winner||Womens Winner|
|Caspar Hughes||21.83||Dorchie Cockerell||25.07|
|Runner Up||Runner Up|
|Scarlett Parker||22.14||Wiesia Kuczha||25.52|
|Matt Theobolds||21.67||Estelle Rogers||24.84|
|Lee Povey||21.85||Niamh McCartney||25.50|
|Caspar Hughes||21.05||Estelle Rogers||24.84|
Some pics from the night;
Pics and results on the Rollapaluza website
Pics on badtimmy's flickr
22 December 2009
Just read about these posters over at Tracko this morning. A real nice idea by Music design in Manchester for a collection by Grafik magazine to celebrate the 2012 olympics and a nod to all the amazing design that has accompanied some of the events in the past.
"We were asked to design a poster for BMX, which was a stroke of genius/fate because Manchester is the home of British Cycling and Team GB. We enlisted the help of 3 young members of Manchester BMX Club and their coach Sam Foakes (former World No.1 Flatland BMX Champion) who helped us 'make the posters'. It's them on the bikes in the film...not us...we'd have fallen off!
21 December 2009
20 December 2009
'NYX' Trailer from ••ANTIPHON•FiLMS•• on Vimeo.
OK - Not technically a bike film but alot of videos come up when you search 'Track Bike' in vimeo. Just posting because it looks damn nice - Stills from this are bound to end up on some sort of Birds On Bikes site soon...
Trailer for the narrative debut short film 'NYX', written, directed, and photographed by Hart Ryan Noecker. Trailer features original music written and performed by Victor Nash, Amanda Spring, and Wilson Vediner of the band Point Juncture, WA. Starring, Rosalie Lowe, Sara Muir, Jessamyn Fitzpatrick, and Carl Evans.
Camera and lenses, Koerner Camera. Filmed on Kodak Vision3 500T. Processed at Fotokem, Burbank, CA. Color timing, Jake Buff, Downstream Media, Portland, OR.
Filmed entirely in Portland, Oregon in June of 2009.
Debuts Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 at the Whitsell Auditorium under the Portland Art Museum at 7pm, Free admission.
19 December 2009
Just spotted this tiny thing over at the ElecrikSheep site - looks amazing. Measuring just 2 inches square, the SuperHeadz Demekin Fisheye 110 Camera has a host of features, including a 1/100 shutter speed, f/8.9 wide angle aperture, 1:13.5 lens, and enough room for a 100 film.
18 December 2009
Emi Brown: Los Angeles to Inland Empire from Matt Lingo on Vimeo.
Emi is Fucking Rad. Cool to see someone you're used to viewing spinning big hills putting it down on some long haul rides. And I love seeing drops on street track bikes! Thanks for the link Neek.
I'd been speaking to Stuart at Revival (UK DVS Distro) about these cycling specific kicks for a long time - Today was the day that all the preview shots were released and they look damn good. Not sure what the score is with UK distribution but will post more as soon as I hear...
Thanks to PedalConsumption for the images
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