Archive for July, 2010

20 Inch circle

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Our good friends over at Twenty Inch Circle in Singapore are helping out Mat Dagu who in the words of Shinatro Misawa – ‘He is best flatland rider of Malaysia.’ Check out Mat’s new Dejavu below. Thanks to Simon at Twenty Inch Circle for hooking Mat up with a Colony.

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X’ies update…

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Today we watched the street eliminators in the morning which was amazing to see. So much good riding went down. A real treat to watch. Then we checked out the vert prelims & finals. It was great to see vert as the centre piece show it was. A real close competition for sure. Tim Wood just missed out on a finals spot but still rode amazing with a perfect 900 & huge turndown flair amongst other stuff. Nice one mate. Tomorrow is park finals & big air, should be good to see.

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Shintaro Fat Favs.

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Shintaro has a cool FATFAVS over on Fatbmx, check it out and learn a little more about the Japanese flatlander.

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King of the Jibs

Friday, July 30th, 2010

We’re proud to present the ‘King of the Jibs’ series of street comps happening around the country starting in Melbourne at the Ausbike trade show. We have been working very hard on these over the past months & you may have seen photos of the progress of the building here on our site.

25 invited riders only doing their best for a share of some prize money & glory. This is a strict invite only event to ride. Helmets are also compulsory to ride.

Spectators are more than welcome & check the Ausbike site for ticketing info by clicking here now. Ride your bike there & get $5.00 off the spectator fee. Under 18′s are free to spectate.

There will be a second comp in Brisbane on the weekend of October 9th & 10th, more details soon.

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Hibiscus comp tomorrow…

Friday, July 30th, 2010

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Simon O’Brien update…

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Simon O’Brien sent through some news about a recent exhibition he was apart of….

“Not long ago I was part of an art exibition in Venice, Italy. the topic was spinning. A backwheel spin shot in a grimy location played back in super slow mo. The exibition was then recently turned into a hard cover book. It’s always fun to be part of one of Sydneys most young, contemporary and outstanding visual artists Shaun Gladwell’s projects!”

Don’t forget to check out Simons latest DVD Dejavu.

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At the X’ies mannn…

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

I’m over here at the X Games in LA right now & the comp starts tomorrow. Just chilled out today watching park, street & vert practise. Should be good to see what goes down in each event over the coming days. It’s great to see a lot of faces I haven’t seen in a while as well. I snapped this photo of Tim during vert practise today on my digi cam. Expect a few more photos to come over the days ahead.  Ryan has park eliminators tomorrow morning even with his bad shoulder but should be OK. Fingers crossed.

Tim X

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Pete Radivo…

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

The other night we went over to an indoor mini setup that Pete Radivo frequents and he killed it! You may remember this recent edit we did with Pete at the same place. This superman seat grab is rediculous, the spine is maybe 4 and a half foot high. Nice!

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Shane Badman checks in…

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Shane Badman sent in a quick update of what he’s been up to of late… read on below.

Recently headed over to Bali for just under a week to go to one of my closest mates wedding (congrats Kieren & Nikki!). We stayed just outside Kuta and spent the time chillin by the pool, hitting up Balinese massages (for $8AUD you can’t go wrong!), crazy shopping markets, booting around on scooters like the big kids we are & just generally having an awesome time. Unfortunately the bike didn’t come with me (first time ever!), but sussed out a few spots to ride for the next visit.

If you are a surfer, you definitely need to check out around Bali, some awesome surf beaches!

Been super busy helping to get the finals of the DownUnderground underway as well. It’s going to be an awesome event for sure & myself & the crew at Newcircle are busy putting together a little promo edit for the event so stay tuned! – Shane.

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Ryan G update…

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

I called Ryan this morning cause I heard through the grape vine that he crashed & hurt himself at the recent Dew Tour. He has a 3rd degree seperated shoulder right now but says he will be good for X Games this weekend coming. I am actually heading over to LA to check out the games, will be good to see what it’s all about. Should be a fun week ahead.

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Downunderground series final…

Monday, July 26th, 2010

The Newcircle Dowunderground flatland series final is coming up & it’s held in Brisbane once again. Should be a great day for all involved. If you’re keen to see Australia’s best flatland riding then make sure you save the date.

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Melbourne is cold.

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

It might be sunny all year round up in Colony HQ land, Queensland. But down south here in Melbourne we sometimes have to retreat to the indoors to escape the rain. Last weekend we had a real fun session at a skater built spot (no beef here as far as I know). It works both ways you see. They skate spots we build and vice versa.  Here are a couple photos from the day of myself and Marnold. Thanks to Sam Illman for pressing the button on my photo.

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All for a good cause…

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

There will be a fund raising jam at the Albury skatepark to help raise funds for a much needed make over at the park. Check the flyer below for info. It’s proudly supported by The Sanction amongst others. Get there & support your scene if you’re in the area. Should be a great day for sure.

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Colony FP advert.

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

This is our most recent advert which is currently on the back of the new issue of Focalpoint. Marnold riding an amazing spot with no run-up.

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French trip video…

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Here is a video put together from the trip we did through some of France in June. Extra special thanks to the guys at Unleaded for looking after us so well while there. Edited & filmed by JB of Maniable.

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Strictly BMX custom bike video…

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Strictly BMX have a couple new custom bikes available now that they have made a small video for. Check them out, packed full of Colony stuff as well as a Sweet Tooth custom bike.

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Just for fun…

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

While Alex & I were staying at Ryan’s house a couple weeks back we put together this fun little edit riding Ryan’s new backyard mini ramp. It was crazy hot this day & so humid but was great fun doing it. I haven’t sweated that much in ages !! We even did a bunch of synchro stuff just for fun. Enjoy.

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Tom Stretton…

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Thanks to Stu Munro for sending this photo over of Tom Stretton from the weekend whilst they were out rolling. Be on the look out for more on Stretton in the coming months.

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