SpokedMountain Biking & Cycling News

BMX rider an Internet star for performance on … a vintage women’s bike?

BMX star Mickael Dupont has figured out how to become the star of a viral video: perform his incredible freestyle stunts on a rickety vintage women's bike. The video through Monday had garnered nearly 900,000 views. It's a bit long but the tricks -- jumps, tire spins, ramp and rail maneuvers, etc. -- get better as the video progresses. It culminates with a back flip executed with no helmet. Kids, if you find your mom's rusty old bike in the garage, don't try any of this at home.

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Portland’s Annual Bike Spectacle: “Ben Hurt Chariot Wars”

Leave it to the bike-friendly city of Portland to bring us the most hostile bike spectacle in North America. In what is known as the "Ben Hurt Chariot Wars", participants dressed like punk gladiators riding their custom-built chariots fit for the apocalypse-- chasing one another around a makeshift obstacle course until just one team remains with their craft intact. Slamming into chariots at full-speed and swinging away at the competition with padded clubs is all considered fair game.

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BMXer Chad Kerley’s Welcomed Surprise

Chad Kerley couldn't be happier these days. This 18-year-old BMXer from San Diego, California is well on the way to realizing his dream of earning a successful living by riding his bike. With sponsorship from Nike already locked down, Kerley recently inked a deal with vitaminwater, joining their action sports team. Check out Kerley's "Welcome to the Team" edit, featuring BMX in a tuxedo and Kobe Bryant. We caught up with Kerley to ask him about his..

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Corey Martinez and Seth Kimbrough at The Bakery

When it comes to technical, it doesn't get any better than Martinez and Kimbrough. Kimbrough is more the guy who sees things a different way, utilizing things in a way no one else would imagine. Martinez is the guy who will do anything on whatever's in front of him. He won't get bored of any setup because he'll have a dozen clips in mind for it.

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Unit’s Josh Stead Goes for Flip on 60-foot Jump

Those Aussies. If you've ever ridden trails before, you know how long you can take dialing in jumps. Some will spend days dead sailing entire lines just to feel comfortable on them. Searls and Stead? They build 50/60 foot jumps and try flips on them their third run in. RIP Dane Searls. Keep the legacy alive Steady...

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Man spends 382 days living his life while on a bike

Everyday something original and entertaining pops up on the internet and today is no exception as a 3 minute short film titled "THE MAN WHO LIVED ON HIS BIKE" is captivating peoples attention. Guillaume Blanchet spent 382 days riding his bike through the streets of Montreal living what appears to be a normal everyday life on his bike. He dedicates the short film to his father, Yves Blanchet where he first got his love for riding a bike. Here's a quick breakdown of..

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Kink’s Liam Crivellaro

Liam finally found a solid home and we are all fully stoked that he found a good company to support him. It's rare that kids this young mature this much in their riding, and even rarer that it comes with a unique style. Watch his Kink video below and check out his 18" rig below the video... Congrats, buddy!

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