Growing up in New Jersey, I would see Rodeo Peanut tags everywhere I went, whether it was the walls of Hackettstown skatepark, the bricks of the Brooklyn Banks or train station benches in towns where I would have never expected to find a trace of BMX. Little did I know, some of the east coasts most prominent street riders were frequently congregating in the town of New Brunswick, only thirty minutes away. "Pu Pu Platter" features riding from Chris Reyes, Jared Washington, Alfredo Wilson, Mike Brennan, Roman Stefaniw, Chris Gallop, Evan Nutt, Brian Tunney, Dominic Biro, Edwin DeLaRosa, Mark "Rat Kid" Gralla, Quiet Chris, Little Jeff, Jesse Dewlow, George Dossantos, Vinnie Sammon, and Tom White. I was fortunate enough to speak with some of them about their experiences filming the video and here is what they had to say:
Speed, style, and more speed. Kris Fox gives you the rundown of the machine that pulls more G's than Mayweather.
Nick Bullen and Cory Wiergowski hit the Modern Times park in Royal Oak, MI pretty regularly... and it shows. When Cory got side-lined with a sliced tendon in his pinky, he decided to pick up the camera and cruise along with Nick Bullen for a number of sessions. Nick sorted out all the local lines years ago, and so he brings out the big guns towards the end with moves like a pegs to crank arm to feeble, or backwards feeble to drop tooth. It turns out that Cory Wiergowski can't edit, so he passed the footage off the Detroit area BMX videographer Alex Burnside to finish up. We're quite pleased with the result.
Broc Raiford dropped a stunning video this week promoting the release of his new signature bar from Volume. The Captain Bar, two piece design in a four piece kind of
Grant Germain is a master of the feeble hard-180… so much so that he banged out like 20 of ‘em up at Woodward West even with a bunk wrist. The
Cult recently hit the five-year mark since their inception as a BMX company and they commemorated the occasion with the First Five Years photo book and a photo show/party at the Club House. With much of the Cult crew in the house and a ton of locals, there was plenty of photo appreciation to be had along with loads of riding and celebrating.
From technical lip tricks to steezed-out one-footed flattys, it's pretty obvious that Justin grew up riding this place, just peep this video for the visual evidence