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Whilst in California Chris hooked up with JC Pieri for the day and came through with a stupid amount of good footage.
Yesterday afternoon I met up with Dean to film some clips for his next web video. Things were going good up until he crashed hard on a flip tuck to bars and got knocked out. So glad Dean wears a helmet, no doubt he will be back in no time but damn it was rough at the time.
Every once in a while it’s good to go into a new BMX video with no preconceived notions. Often times you have a certain level of expectation with any project, especially if the brand/crew/riders are super well known. I went into the Chocolate Truck video with pure curiosity. It was almost like getting a random album and hoping for the best.
I knew this video would be street based (East Coast style), but that’s about it. I know very little about the crew. I had seen some positive chatter through social media about the video, so it stayed on my radar. By chance, I happened to fall in contact with Matt Miller recently and he offered to send me a copy of his video. I love when shit works out.
Long story short, I watched this video front to back and loved it after the first go. It was easy and fun to watch. Chocolate Truck is a video that doesn’t take itself too serious, but isn’t a joke either. Far from it. It feels exactly like if you and your friends filmed your sessions and put out a video, only with better riding and some production know-how. Speaking of, a huge thank you to Matt Miller (and company) for choosing a brave/eclectic/smart soundtrack. I’m sure this video could have been drenched in modern rap music (pardon the cliche), but it’s not. The final outcome gives it a more timeless quality in my eyes. I love being surprised by music selection and this video kept me on my toes. Cheers for that!
I never set out to write video reviews (or whatever you would call this post), but all this came natural. Solid video right here, put out by everyday riders.
The 2014 Inception has been freshened up & made more affordable than ever now. Designed for the smaller riders out there or for those that prefer a responsive & agile geometry, it is ready to shred right out of the box.
Featuring a 20.3″ top tube length with a 13.5″ rear end it shares similar geometry to Alex Hiam’s Sweet Tooth frames. It features Alex’s signature seat/post combo as well & only comes in the same Dark Red colour as per Alex’s 2014 Sweet Tooth frame (out in October).
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From Peta‘s Instagram I knew she was up to something…
I haven’t been getting out on the bike as much as I’d like, because right now I’m training for a triathlon at the end of September. But managed to get a rad ride in at Millar’s backyard on the weekend. Best mini ramp ever by the way. Thanks to Jesse for the photos.
The Chicago scene has a new bmx oriented and rider owned shop that just opened it’s doors this week called Let’s Roast Cycles. Aaron Ross will be in town this weekend for the grand opening to hang out and will head to Roberto Clemente High School afterward for a little session. Anybody, in the area should definitely stop by and scope out the shop and say what’s up to Aaron.