Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Chris Saldivar -- Toughombes

Had to get this posted back up after You Tube pulled the music. Great song, goes so good with Chris's riding.



Chris Saldivar Toughombres from edward koenning on Vimeo.

Current Listening--The Mercury Theater War Of The Worlds

Current listening is some of the original broadcast from The Mercury Theater. The show is most famous for it's broadcast of H.G. Wells War Of The Worlds, which caused quite a stir. 1938 was not ready for a broadcast like that. That bit at around 18:00 through 18:30 really gave me a pretty good shock. Really intense stuff from a radio studio. 


Download it here.  http://www.edwardkoenning.com/waroftheworlds.mp3

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Demolition Update

Looks like the boys at Demolition have new colors in for the Bulimia/ Zero and Rogue/Zero wheel sets. Looking good. Also take a look at the new Chris Doyle print ad. So awesome. Head over to http://demolitionparts.com/ to see more.



















Another Graveyard Spring Break Jam Video

This one comes from Cole Copper. Look close towards the end, there is an over under that is pretty scary/crazy. 


Sekt Austin Trip Video

Great trails video from SEKT. The trails in Austin look dialed. 



Sekt - Austin Trip from SEKT on Vimeo.


Go-Ped GTR46i Trail Ripper Interceptor Gas Powered Full Suspension Off Road Scooter
Sunday Scout Trails 2011 Complete BMX Bike - 20.75 - Copper
Demolition Trail Slayer BMX Bike Tire - 20 in. x 1.85 in.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Bicycle Motocross Action--November 1981



















Great cover shot of Harry Leary blasting into a berm slide. Was 1981 Harry's best year as a Pro? Not sure, he seemed to be everywhere, and didn't seem like he was leaving anytime soon.
  
When cruisers were starting to catch on more, companies started releasing more and more to fit the demand. Funny to see some of the earlier models with their laid back geometry and tall stand over heights. It was a great starting
point for a great class of BMX bikes though. 













Jumping into bushes. Young Eddy King winning 14x. Stu Thompson sharping his pedals. And the Rupe boys tearing it up. nice group of photos for the Pittsburgh race.














Very fun looking track layout. I like all the bumps and ruts coming in and out of the turns. Lots of slipped pedals. Those fools weren't clipped in. Need to look and see who took number one that year. Close points race. 














There is so many rad things about this photo. Not just the speed these guys are doing, the era perfect BMX items. More than one rider with front brakes. Campy hubs. Riders still running those Tech I levers. Great year for BMX.















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Uncanny X-Force 5.1 Uncanny X-Force Edition #5.1
Brightest Day 22 Brightest Day #22