Bangers and Mash
Stephan Murrays Banger and Mash Jam went down over the weekend. Bangers and Mash was held in Stephans front yard in So Cal, where he had a massive jump built. Dirt riders were invited to compete in a best trick jam format event. Riders were going nuts on the jump. When the dust settled TJ Ellis came out as the champ. TJ won the event with a Superman backflip to tail whip. Check back for more coverage of Bangers and Mash.
Heres a few pics of TJ Ellis and Jared Eberwein.
Welcome Jared Eberwein to Free Agent. Jared is a well rider from Riverside California that rides dirt, park and street. Heres Jared building up his 2013 Free Agent Lodus frames.
Yard Make Over
Californias trail season kicks off in the winter. This is the opposite for the rest of the country do to winter weather. Southern California only sees enough rain in the winter months to stick a shovel in the ground. Every winter Heath Pinter re builds his back yards jumps adding new jumps and adjusting old ones. Heres the current set up, jumps will be added and adjust through winter.
Heath just rebuilt his current Free Agent Lodus with some help from Demolition. Demolition has always made great parts and has an amazing team. Check out some of there latest parts on Heaths bike.
Heath Pinter – Monday Edit
Ride BMX just posted a monday edit from Heath Pinters house. Its a laid back edit from a small session and BBQ a few weeks back. Enjoy.
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TJ Ellis X FSAS
TJ Ellis just dropped another edit with clothing sponsor Famous Stars and Straps. Check it out as TJ rides dirt spots around his home in Southern California between travels.
TJ Ellis back on the box
TJ Ellis landed him self back on the podium at the San Francisco Dew Tour. TJ qualified to the final in first place. TJ then led the final after the first two runs before Ryan Nyquist bumped him into the second position. TJ would finish the event in second place putting a cap on a year of great contest results.
Check out this highlight video from Ride BMX
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FA in France
TJ and Heath just returned from a trip through the south of France. They both flew over for Vans Kill the Line dirt comp. Kill the Line takes place in Peynier at the Peynier trails, Frances longest running trail spot. TJ did very well finishing 3rd at the event. From Kill the Line Heath and TJ went there separate ways as TJ headed to Lords of Dirt the following weekend and Heath headed through the south to Toulouse, on the Compression Trail tour. The south of France is an absolute must for those who have not been, full of great riding spots and good people. Check back for more on there trips. Heres a few photos for now.
Heres a quick pic of Heath in his back yard. Dave Dillewaard shot the photo during a mellow session.
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It Is What It Is
Heres a video from the It Is What It Is Jam from over the weekend. TJ Ellis has some good clips in this. Check it out from Vitals coverage of the event.
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