This is the last session Trey, Rickey, and myself managed to get in before he passed. This edit is just about good friends, good times, and good tunes. Hope you enjoy it! Banned in peace.
To celebrate the life & good times of Rickey, we invite you to join the Sparky?s family at his memorial service. Click the following link for all the details.
Brian Tunney and Cody York put together an amazingly good article about Rickey and Gary and their influences on BMX, Orlando, and the creation of Banned. This is an absolute must read, so please check it out.
This is a hard one for me to write. As many of you now know, our good friend Rickey Bates passed away Tuesday night traveling from Las Vegas to Phoenix after attending Interbike. Inside are a few words from his friends.
Many years ago a local rider started to help us test Shadow products, as his riding style was “balls to the wall” & wasn’t exactly smooth, he was perfect to test our products.
Alistair is the dude. When he’s not at home being a family man to his two kids, he sends 50′ backflips on his BMX, shreds his MX, and does stunt work. Enjoy this edit for all of the above and more.
Here is a look into the life of the saltiest human on earth. Check it out along with a short edit of Cottle flowin’ the trails.
One of our riders in New Zealand, Haimona Ngata, was involved in the Mt. Dew pinball event that just happened. Looks like a wild time.
Wanna meet and ride with Ben Hucke, Ryan Sher, Seth Kimbrough, Rickey Bates, and more? Head to Bikeland USA on May 30th in The Woodlands, Texas and you can!
Ever wonder what it’s like to go from bike shop mechanic to professional rider to company owner? Hit the jump to check out Ryan Sher’s story over at The Union.