Riding trails has got to be one of the best aspects of BMX. Being able to sculpt your own skate park out of dirt makes it possible for you to have your own playground which evolves as your skills grow.
Gum Trails in Durbanville is so much a part of the Cape Town BMX culture that one almost can't picture the scene without the place, and this year’s set up was ridiculous once again.
A short piece on the life of Ulrich Föck - brother, friend and South African BMXER.
I first noticed Tim at the inaugural Riot Jam held at the old Kyalami skate park. Most of the amateur riders were trying to do crazy tricks that they had no chance of landing, while Tim was crusing around with a style foreign even to most pros!
Once a year Fox puts on one of the best and most well attended events on the South African BMX calendar and this year was no different.
The first time I saw Malcolm Peters ride was at his local jumps at Bel Air in Somerset West. Sam Clark was shooting a few of the guys there and I joined him after my session
Andrew Morgan finds out what makes Marcelle & Jehane tick.
Scores of disheveled looking BMXers recently descended on Durban's airport and bus stations...
Who is Blaze Ballantyne? Eric Palmer finds out...
I always thought the tag line "South Africa’s playground" was probably thought up by some meat-neck municipal ad exec in a salmon pink tie as just another way to attract hoards of sunburned lilo riders to Durban’s sticky shores for the summer festive season; but after a recent trip to the sleepy city, I’m starting to think old meat-neck had a point.
One of the oldest and purest forms of BMX riding has to be trails. There is something so simple and yet so rewarding about building and riding your own creations made from nothing but dirt and months of hard work.
Between trips back and forth between Joburg and Durbs Jacques has been working hard to get his backyard set-up ready for the next Jam… In the meantime get a load of Jacques 2011 team edit. Not bad for a Dad of 3.
A montage of random, funny and crazy footage filmed during 2009. This is a warm up clip for the upcoming BMX Direct 'Good Times' video.