Updated Olympic Qualification Info Announced
Updated Olympic Qualification Info Announced 3

When the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the globe earlier this year, everyone felt it - BMX included. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics was postponed and the coinciding qualification process was forcibly cut short due to inability to hold events. Now that we have a light at the end of this dark tunnel, the UCI has announced plans for moving forward.

Sean Curliss - Woodward West's Backyard Mini

Young gun Sean Curliss puts a beating on Woodward West's Backyard Mini. Not every day that you see a 17-year-old who can click a proper turndown and stop a flair downside tailwhip...

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/28/2020 12:15 PM

Updated Olympic Qualification Info Announced 3

When the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the globe earlier this year, everyone felt it - BMX included. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics was postponed and the coinciding qualification process was forcibly cut short due to inability to hold events. Now that we have a light at the end of this dark tunnel, the UCI has announced plans for moving forward.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/27/2020 2:55 PM

Product: Kink Eagle Four-Piece Bars

Do you love four-piece bars? Of course you do. Check out Kink's first ever set, the Eagle bar!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/27/2020 11:51 AM

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Bike Check: Colt.45's S&M DTF 4 7

A bike made for the trails at the trails. Fitting, right?

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/27/2020 12:21 AM

Danny Heron - Middlesbrough Street

This video features one of the best tabletop to fakies on a wedge I've ever seen. There are also plenty of technical lines and hard 360s, as well. Another awesome video coming out of the UK!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/27/2020 12:12 AM

Jase Lewis at Gasworx Skatepark

Super solid riding from UK-based shredder Jase Lewis at Glasworx Skatepark in Bridlington. Everything Jase does looks proper. Execution at its finest!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/27/2020 12:00 AM

Dan Norvell for S&M

Really good riding at some incredible untapped spots. You can tell a lot of time and effort went into making this happen and it was well worth it.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/25/2020 3:55 PM

Drew Bezanson - 2009 Power Hour 1

Can you believe this was over ten years ago? Drew Bezanson is a beast!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/25/2020 12:17 PM

Jose Chiquitin - Spanish Shredder

Steezy riding in Almeria and Granada, Spain. Dirt, concrete, and a wooden bowl. Awesome spots and smooth riding!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/25/2020 11:08 AM

Jake Leiva - TAJ Trails

Quick one featuring Jake Leiva at his dirt spot in Tehachapi, California. Apparently this is part one of a series, so stay tuned for more...

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/25/2020 10:54 AM

Bike Check: bmxer_yoshi's Fit Sleeper 4

Super clean build of Ethan Corriere's signature Fit frame with a bunch of Odyssey parts from Vital BMX member bmxer_yoshi.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/24/2020 11:11 PM

Michael Jimenez - 2 Fast 2 Feets

Michael Jimenez embraces the footplant like no other. Plenty of cool / interesting / weird tricks in this! You'll want to watch the last trick multiple times...

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/24/2020 11:05 PM

Jonathan Bronson - Vegas 2020

Heavy street and park moves in Sin City courtesy of Jonathan Bronson. Big flairs, big rails, and a few unexpected moves as well...

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/24/2020 10:56 PM

Bike Check: Rafiq Hashimi's Fiend Varanyak 2 2

In honor of the incredible section Colin Varanyak dropped last week, check out Rafiq Hashimi's build of his signature Fiend frame!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/23/2020 11:14 AM

Gnar Barn Session 2

Vital BMX member Chris Field links up with Mike Porter, Mike DiNello, Nick Harkins, and Tyler Franzel for a session in one of BMX's finest barns.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/23/2020 10:53 AM

Dimitri McCombs - 2020

Dimitri has a super diverse skillset. From technical rail moves to legit street flips, this is packed full of awesome riding.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/23/2020 10:42 AM

Jay Miron's MacNeil Video Section 5

Jay Miron is one of the best to ever do it and his 2004 section from MacNeil's first full-length still holds strong today. When you're watching Jay bomb huge rails, keep in mind how far he progressed ramp and vert riding. True legend!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/23/2020 10:26 AM

Bike Check: svtesorodsy667's S&M BTM 4

svtesorodsy667 claims this BTM is the "cleanest S&M on Vital BMX." Is he correct? You be the judge...

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/21/2020 11:01 PM

Subrosa Quaranteam Mix

Compilation of recent clips from Mark Burnett, Rim Nakamura, Trey Jones, Joris Coulomb, and a bunch of other Subrosa dudes. Plenty of awesome riding in here! Bonus points to Rim for finding a way to do a pegs to hard 360 in his incredible skatepark...

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/21/2020 3:58 PM

Devon Smillie - Fuego 2020

One minute of raw fire from Devon Smillie in honor of his signature Fuego line from Flybikes.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/21/2020 3:49 PM

Casey Starling - New Bike Session

Casey Starling builds up a brand new Kink Williams frame and immediately puts it to work in the streets of Austin, Texas.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/21/2020 3:44 PM

With Closure on the Horizon, Brett Banasiewicz Bids Farewell to The Kitchen 1

After battling through multiple financial struggles over the park's lifetime, Brett Banasiewicz recently announced that The Kitchen will be closing its doors for good at the end of this month. We caught up with Brett to see how he and his family are dealing with the situation, what his future plans entail, and what's taking place to give the park a proper send-off.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/20/2020 8:55 PM

Bike Check: TobyDrubbels' Cult Too Short

Cult build coming all the way from Belgium. Panza-approved.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/19/2020 12:05 PM

Jan Mihaly - Darmstadt and Málaga

Some strange editing and some creative riding coming courtesy of German shredder Jan Mihaly. This was shot in Darmstadt - his hometown - and in beautiful Málaga, Spain.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/19/2020 11:48 AM

Matt Nordstrom Bike Check 1

Head over to Odyssey's site and take an up-close look at Matt Nordstrom's kickflipping machine!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/18/2020 10:17 PM

Forum: Are Skateparks Safe? 210

One small aspect of a bigger debate going on all over the world right now. Given the COVID-19 situation, are skateparks a safe place to be? Discuss in the forum!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/18/2020 10:07 PM

lairdframe #500 - All Built Up! 5

Remember when we teamed up with Mike Laird to give away lairdrame #500 a few months back? Well, Luke Jacobsma - the winner of the frame - has it all built up and really spared no expense making this thing awesome. Take a look!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/18/2020 11:08 AM

The Kitchen = Closing 4

Unfortunate news coming from South Bend, Indiana. The Kitchen - Brett Banasiewicz's park - will be closing its doors at the end of the month. Details inside.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/16/2020 11:33 PM

Bike Check: jboozer4's S&M CCR 7

S&M frame, fork, bar, and stem mixed in with Elcat cranks, Profile hubs, shadow pegs, and a bunch of other goodness.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/16/2020 11:17 PM

Product: 2021 Kink Complete Bikes 1

Kink just dropped all of their 2021 bikes on their site! These bikes are slated to release at the end of next month. Hit their site and take a look!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/16/2020 11:05 PM

Bryce Tryon's Snakepit - His Private NorCal Skatepark

When Bryce Tryon was ready to take his riding to the next level, he was still in high school. Moving across the country wasn't really an option. Fortunately, he has awesome parents, generous friends with a lot of land, and a sponsor who was willing to help make a private ramp come to life. This is The Snakepit!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/16/2020 4:10 PM

Product: SNAFU Pivotal Seats

In the market for a new Pivotal seat? Check out these two from SNAFU!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/14/2020 11:55 PM

Bike Check: Scotty0308's BSD Safari 2 1

Serious BSD build! BSD frame, fork, bar, stem, grips, cranks, seat, and more. Shout out to Reed Stark!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/14/2020 11:36 PM

An Overview on BMX Brakes 1

I hate working on brakes. It's tedious and I'm terrible at it. James at Kings Rideshop seems to have a much better relationship with them! Learn all about working on them in this video.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/14/2020 11:15 PM

Ben Gordon - Stuttgart to Barcelona

Ben escaped some harsh weather in the UK with some street shredding in Stuttgart, Germany and Barcelona, Spain. COVID-19 cut this trip a week short, but he still managed to get a ton of awesome clips.

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/14/2020 11:09 PM

Product: DK Phase Frame

Enjoyed Drew Bezanson's newest video? Of course you did. Take an up-close look at his frame of choice, the DK Phase!

Posted by kylecarlson on 5/14/2020 12:12 AM