Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Q&A With Nick Burke

I recently met Nick Burke riding at a contest i through at the westfield skatepark. After that we became friends and i have shared the privilege of riding with him. He shows a true love a devotion for pedaling his bicycle. Hes got a super great outlook on everything, always down to ride bikes and just kills whatever he touches. Hes a straight up dude and will defiantly make a name for himself in the bmx world. -Corey Sampson

Name, age, and location
Nick Burke, 17 years of age, and currently living in Granby Mass

Favorite spot traveled to?
Boston Mass and Albany NY because both had many great spots and i went there with a crew full of good tricks and funny antics.

Your Favorite top 3 local spots
10Holyoke mass, there is so many spots and every time we go there we do something new or find many new spots!
2) Umass Amherst, the campus has everything you would want to ride and the campus police are pretty down on us riding, i don't think i've ever been kicked out.
3) Belchertown mass, i pretty much learned everything there and thats where i started riding my bike. From the skatepark to the schools across the street to the manual pads!

How long have you been riding for?
I've been riding since i was still with training wheels haha but riding and taking it seriously since i was 12 so around 5 years

What got you into BMX?
When I was 12 my cousins would make dirt jumps and pretty much have me test them out and hit them first. The thing they didn't know.. was i actually liked hitting them and learning from my falls.

I like how not many people but you do nose tricks. what got you into those?
Way back at the Belchertown skatepark I would watch my buddy Joe Alos try hang 5's and that sparked my interest in nose tricks.

Any outside hobbies other then BMX?
I don't really have that many hobbies outside of bmx since i work almost everyday, i do push around the skateboard sometimes and chill with friends. I am a professional Ramen noodle cooker also...

What took you into street riding insted of trails or park?
I got into street riding because there is so many things to ride and you can have fun on something as little as a curb or manual pad. You can ride around and find so many spots and if you have ever found a sweet spot before, you know the feeling... it's amazing.

Whats your favorite trick?
My favorite trick would have to be... either hang 5's or anything on a perfect 7 stair rail, its hard to choose a favorite trick.

Solo session or with friends or contests?
I like riding with a decent sized crew. I haven't really been riding with too many people because many of the kids either quit, have a really bad attitude or no respect at all.

What do you listen to when you ride?
I haven't listened to anything while i have been riding lately, but i usually listen to some brutal shit or some old good rap.

Who is your idol?
hm...i can't really think of any idols i look or have looked up too, i guess i don't have any

Where do you get your parts from?

I get all my parts from a one of a kind bike shop, Full Circle bike shop! Ran by a great guy that still shreds and is stoked on any kid that is having fun riding a bike! Support your local bike shop!

Video Time

Late 2010 Mixtape from Jeremy Tan on Vimeo.

Time Is Running Out

Christmas and the Rye Airfield trip are right around the corner so come in and dial in your bike. time is running out. Tick Tock

Back From Injury

glad to see me buddy chris back on his bike

Pro Town Video

So pumped for this video

Pro Town: Greenville Preview from Mark Losey on Vimeo.

Big Airs

Q&A With Corey Sampson

How long have you been riding?
"hmmmm my whole life but i started getting really into it like 4 years ago."
What got you into BMX?
"well i always loved watching the xgames back in the day and i just begged my grams for a bike and i got a haro backtrail x1 and ever since then ive been doing bunny hops and 1 footers"
Any outside hobbies other then BMX?
"I recently bought a bought a canon t1i and im trying to do some stuff with filming. hopefully heading to new york film academy next year"
Whats your favorite style of riding?
"i know i will probably have a lot of hating on me but im a little park rat. i do like to ride street and trails are super fun but i dont know i just really like park"
Do you perfer contest style riding or mellow sessions?
"honestly contests hype me up but i love just having a day of riding with me good ole buddies austin and andre. just laughing and playing stupid games"
Slampigz? tell me more?
" i currently ride for slampigz apparel its a small clothing company that i saw had potential and they were looking for riders so matt the owner asked me to have a sit down and get to know eachother and we vibed and now its been about a year since ive been riding for them."
Plans for 2011?
"i just plan on riding my bike alot more, maybe throw some team up with full circle bike shop and throw some contests and events for the locals. and maybe get a job filming"

questions asked by austin carmel

Monday, December 6, 2010

xmas every day

Just got in a shipment from Odyssey, FBM, Stolen and Kink. Parts and bikes arriving daily. Let meknow what you want for the holidays so it can be here on time! Ho Ho Ho Merry f---in Christmas !!!! :)

Thursday, December 2, 2010

wheels and such

Never get enough custom wheels. Dom's new Pantera IV... looking good.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

RYE Round IV

Bus is almost full... Get your payments in to guarantee yourself a seat!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Like A Champ!

Nick Burke recently snapped his bars in half. maybe its from 360ing across junction skatepark to flat.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

Bike Parts Dont Grow On Trees

No they do not but they do make a good present under the tree. We just got a whole boat load of things and if there is anything you want make sure you let me know at just post a comment of everything you would like. Times running out and tik tok. :)

Rye Trip 2009. Get Ready For 2010

A little edit from last years trip at rye airfield. We are throwing another trip overnight dec. 27th-28th make sure you stop in and pay. But why not spend an evening with us in one of the biggest skateparks on the east coast. more info posted below

Austin Carmel Barspining over your house

Junction Bike Night

Every monday a bunch of guys go out to junction skatepark to escape the cold riding this was a recent edit put together by nick burke. many more to come.

Corey Sampson Web Edit For Deft Visuals

Premiere Edit ft. Corey Sampson from Deft Visuals on Vimeo.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Tis the Season

Just got another order of parts in. This time it was Odyssey and Proper. Everything from Space Bars in Watermellon, to cable hangers in Purple! Ohhhhhh good times good times. Give me a shout on Facebook with any x mas gifts you are hoping find their way to your tree this year. Bmx Baby!

Sunday, November 21, 2010

RYE trip Round IV

Ready to do it again? December 27th is the date. Thats right, two days after christmas. We have rented out RYE again for our fourth All-nighter. Cost is $75. Bus leaves the shop at 6pm sharp on the 27th. We arrive at RYE for 8:30 and ride from 9pm til 9am tuesday morning. If u have been before, you are all set as far as the waiver goes. If you have not been, you have to download their waiver and get it signed by a public notary. And dont forget to bring it! Any questions, call the shop or Facebook me. 413 585 8700. 65 kids have signed up, yet only about 25 have paid. Payment gets u a seat. Good times good times :)

Monday, October 25, 2010

Its Monday. Its raining out. It cant be over 45 degrees.... Oh well. The UPS guy will be here soon with BMX parts. Keep getting Stoked on BMX !

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Old timers night.

My friend Bruce came over last night. Hes 43, and he bought his first BMX bike two years ago. A sweet FBM Maneater built up with Odyssey and S&M parts. Dialed. He and I shredded the pump track last night! Pictures not necessary. His wife, Alysson, even gave it a go! Crashed coming out of the big berm! :) BMX forever.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

few more...

phewwww. Busy Summer

Its been awhile (Sorry Aaron) since the last post. Summer has been really busy, and writing on this thing was really the last thing I wanted to do. So I didn't. haha Well now its fall, and the repairs have gone away, sales are a little slower, and I should pay more attention to this world wide web thing. I guess.

Bikes have come and gone this summer. The 2010 models have all but disappeared, and the 2011s have slowly been rolling in the door. Kinks are here, Uniteds, Fits,Subrosas, and newly acquired Verde. FBMs really soon, We The Peoples, Redlines and even SEs for all you( us) old timers. Parts are always coming in the door. Get that wheel built up that you so desperately need. And new soft goods from Fit should be arriving soon as well.

And finally, the other thing that has been keeping me busy.... Pump track, baby!

Keep riding ( its really the best time of year), keep digging, get ready for another RYE trip this winter, have fun, see ya around

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