January 29, 2015

Product highlight – 22’s Cranks

Filed under: Product News — Millar @ 11:01 am
 

Want some of the lightest cranks out on the market? Want also some of the strongest cranks out there in the market? Then take a look at our new for 2015 Colony 22’s Cranks.

Featuring a solid yet light weight 2 piece design, wrap around pedal & spindle bosses, RHD/LHD compatible & a 7076T6 alloy main bolt to help keep the weight down even further. We also offer them in both 170mm & 175mm lengths & soon a 165mm length for flatland use.

Available in Gloss Black or Chrome now. Check them out at a dealer near you now.

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January 28, 2015

Ode to Mike Brennan

Filed under: Brennan,Videos — Cooper @ 6:46 am
 

With Mike stepping down from Pro riding as of last week the guys at BMXFU put together this classic video showing just how savage of a rider Mike was/is as a tribute. He did some amazing moves over the years and we wish Mike all the best with his future endeavours such as Merritt. Mike will still be out killing it no doubt all whilst still reppin’ Colony.

January 27, 2015

Shuhei Max Azuma raw

Filed under: Flow Team,Videos — Cooper @ 1:15 am
 

Shuhei is always coming through with some great raw clips. That curved wall setup looks pretty awesome…

January 26, 2015

On the Road – Victoria

Here is the final raw video from our recent trip. Thanks to all the shops and crew that came out for a roll, we had a blast…

January 25, 2015

Mick Bayzand update

Filed under: Bayzand — Cooper @ 1:32 am
 

Hey Guys,

So happy to say that I’m back on my bike after what felt like a life time off with a broken hand. it’s still not one hunderd percent but I’Ve been having the best time riding again so that’s all that matters right now. I have filmed a few insta vids at the local that will be up on the Colony insts and my own instagram (mick_bayzand1) soon I am also back working on a edit I started before my injury. If you se me around on the bike come say hi.

Peace.

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January 24, 2015

Michal Mycek update

Filed under: Flow Team — Cooper @ 1:44 am
 

So the last two months of 2014 were pretty cool, we had that Avebmx Athens trip, the last one for DVD project so
now it’s just about to be edited! Premiere should be at the end of February. I can’t wait to watch it all on big screen, should be my best video part to date.

Than Vans sent me to London for Rebel Jam , couldn’t really get close to the level of the contest but it was fun and an awesome experience. The afterparty was so heavy that I missed my flight and stay in Kingstone
for few days where we made that tree photo , it was to cold to ride unfortunately.

Now I’m kind of into finishing my study, my music and surviving inside our indoor park till the winter’s gone to hit the streets again.

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January 23, 2015

Pool party

Filed under: Bayzand,Kelly — Millar @ 1:40 am
 

Coops just posted up a feature over on FP from a pool they rode recently. Both Jack and Mick have images within the gallery as well, check them all here.

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January 22, 2015

Alex Hiam update

Filed under: Hiam — Cooper @ 1:35 am
 

Yo guys!

Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year !!!!!

My wrist is nearly at 100% !! I have been smashing physio everyday and it’s starting to feel like a normal wrist again. I can pretty much do everything, Just can’t ride… As soon as I can do a few push-ups with out any pain in my wrist I will be back on the bike !!! I can not wait.. I’m pushing so hard, it’s a painful recovery but it’s all worth it.

This week mum I moved from Cleveland to Annerly, at first I wasn’t to excited and was scared to leave my home suburb, But now I love it.. Change is good !! I have so much to explore & a lot of cool people to meet. There’s cool little trendy cafes everywhere and it’s really close to Brisbane city, and super close to the highway.. Kinda of in the middle of everything. My new local is Fairfield skatepark… I’m buzzing about this because it’s a 5 min ride from my house, and it’s one of my favourite parks around. I filmed a 10 clips there yonks ago and there’s a pic from 2010 of a invert in the bowl you can see below.

I also just bought a new camera, the Fuji Film X-E2. It’s a small, light, street style camera that has really fast auto focus. I had a canon 600D, It was amazing when you get the right shot, but I was always missing shots or getting blurry ones.. So this new camera is perfect for quick shots where you don’t have time to set up. I am going to be travelling a lot this year, So this will be perfect to capture all the amazing places I travel to, Quick & easy.. And it sends photo’s directly from the camera to your phone. That was the deal breaker for me!!!

Thanks to @rileypart for tagging me in this portrait he painted of me.. Unreal !!!

The boiz and I ventured into some underground tunnels the other day exploring aswell, Was a cool experience. you can see some photo’s I shot below!! Always check the weather and do your research before doing any of this!

Last weekend I went to my first live Music gig @ the HiFi to see Danny Brown. Was a epic experience…. I am glad i booked tickets, Well worth it.

I am building my bike at Crossley Cycles as you read this, Expect me back on the bike February. I can not wait.

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January 21, 2015

Josh Dove – Lil’ Pro’s Tour

Filed under: Comp/Jam News,Flow Team — Millar @ 10:32 am
 

Our youngest shredder on the team, Josh Dove will be hitting up all the stops of this week’s Lil’ Pro’s Tour happening this week in south east Queensland. We’re getting behind the event with free gear for those that enter.

In the mean time, he has an interview up on Fat BMX about it all. Click here to check it out. We know Josh will have a blast at the events & will do well for sure.

Good luck Josh !!

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On the Road – ACT

Filed under: Altiser,Courtenay,Flow Team,Millar,Miner,Road Trips,Stretton,Videos — Cooper @ 7:49 am
 

Here is part 3 of our recent trip down the east coast. A sort of behind the scenes look into the 2 days of the trip throughout the ACT, hanging out at Backbone BMX (and Yass).

Riders featured: Chris Courtenay, Bobbie Altiser, Zac Miner, Tom Stretton, Clint Millar, Ricky Cantanzariti and Luke Parker.

January 20, 2015

Tom Stretton update

Filed under: Stretton — Cooper @ 7:05 am
 

Hey guys, just a quick update on what I’m up to.

I recently moved down to Melbourne and in with another Colony rider you all know, Polly. First of all i’d like to say thank you to him because he really has stuck his neck out for me in ways i’d never expect anyone to. much love brother.

It’s been quite a busy time with work and then traveling on the “Have Fun, Ride Bikes” trip. Honestly one of the best trips I’ve been on. Always a treat to spend time with Bobbie Altiser and watch the absolute nonsense that he is capable of on the bike. Big thanks to Millar and Cooper for their hard work, the guys on the trip for being amazing and ever single person that came out to ride with us. What a blast.

Realistically though, I’m just thoroughly enjoying the change and being back on my bike. My ankle is feeling good and since being in Melbourne it’s been a lot easier to film with the main man Cooper Brownlee. Can’t wait to get another edit out for you guys to judge on various social media sites hahaha. Much love.

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January 19, 2015

Blake Butterfield Jam

Filed under: Comp/Jam News — Cooper @ 12:22 pm
 

The 6th annual Blake Butterfield jam is going down this Sunday in Sydney at Menai park. It’s for a great cause so be sure to get down there for a session.

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January 18, 2015

On the Road – NSW

Filed under: Altiser,Brownlee,Courtenay,Flow Team,Millar,Miner,Road Trips,Stretton,Videos — Cooper @ 11:24 am
 

Part 2 of the trip from a video perspective. We spent 3 days travelling south through New South Wales and this video is packed full of riding footage and some good times we had along the way…

January 17, 2015

Front Brake Fiesta

Filed under: Videos — Millar @ 9:06 am
 

It pained me not to be able to make it over for this but Paddy Gross made it down to ride the first annual front brake fiesta in California. Looks like it was a great time for sure. Front brakes are alive !! I hope to make it to the next one. Thanks to Area 43 for hosting the day !!

Front Brake Fiesta – Area 43 – BMX Freestyle Jam from being 4130 on Vimeo.

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January 14, 2015

On the Road – Brisbane

Filed under: Altiser,Courtenay,Flow Team,Millar,Miner,Road Trips,Stretton,Treanor,Videos — Cooper @ 7:52 am
 

As you would have seen if you follow us on Instagram, we are currently doing a 2 week trip between Brisbane and Melbourne hitting up a bunch of parks, shops and anything else along the way with some of the crew.

Here is a sort of behind the scenes look into the first 5 days of the trip along with some clips we didn’t keep for other projects.

Riders featured: Chris Courtenay, Bobbie Altiser, Zac Miner, Tom Stretton, Clint Millar, Ricky Cantanzariti, Polly, Dean Anderson, Keith Treanor and Luke Parker.

If you are in Sydney today, head out to the Bass Hill park around 3pm for a session…

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January 13, 2015

JK on China’s next top model

Filed under: Kelly — Cooper @ 1:50 am
 

I worked on the set of China’s next top model on the weekend with Frenchie, got paid a bunch to do basically nothing and just ride and pose for the cameras as the models did there thing. Can’t wait to see the episode, there’s a photo of about twenty Chinese dudes strapping like 100 go-pros to our bikes.

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January 12, 2015

Bruno Faucon video

Filed under: Random News — Cooper @ 1:28 am
 

Our French connection Bruno Faucon comes through with a great video for 2014. Thanks to Unleaded for hooking it up.

January 11, 2015

On the road…

Filed under: Altiser,Courtenay,Flow Team,Hiam,Millar,Miner,Road Trips — Cooper @ 1:54 am
 

A bunch of the crew are up in Brisbane right now before we head south for a week. Here are a few random shots from the past couple days. More to come…

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