Another issue awaits your viewing. 168 is now available and we’re psyched on it. On the cover is Chaz Mailey at Stoke Plaza. Typical British summertime shot, with the hordes of kids on the coping awaiting their shirts signing from the BSD crew. We’ve got Fit UK, Verde, Vans, Shadow, the Dub Jam in London and a ton of other content to keep you busy this weekend. Here’s whats inside;
In this issue:
• A ‘Bunch of Fives’ with Mat Roe
• Bas Keep drops in and gives up his ‘Love & Hates’
• WIN a Relentless / Verde package for this month’s ‘For the Win’.
• We talk ‘Industry’ with new company Social Bike Co.
• We take a ‘First Look’ at Scott Theakston and George Reid
• We ‘Catch Up’ with Dyno about his recent Mutant trip.
• Bruza hits us up on this month’s ‘Question Time’.
• We end down south for Martyn Tamling’s B-day Jam.
• ‘Where Are They Now’ with the legendary Paul Roberts aka Grotbags.
• ‘Spot Check’ on Smithfield Plaza.
• ‘What They Ride’ feature with Bob Manchester and Bengo
Plus the usual Ride UK features, entertaining letters and lots more!
Turning Up The Heat
Fit UK Roast the Altlantic Coast
The Fit UK Team pack up two vans and head to the Atlantic coast hitting France and the Basque country in the blistering hot heat…
“After a few attempted tires we realised that it was crazy to try and ride when the temperature was hotter than an oven on full blast!”
Embrace The Unexpected
Going with the flow in Ecuador
Drew Bezanson, Clint Reynolds and Brian Yeagle head to Quito, Ecuador for 9 days of tripping and a BMX contest somewhere in between…
“Next thing we knew we were wandering through the backstage entrance to some kind of high-brow beauty pageant. It was a really strange and unexpected twist to an already fascinating day.”
Hashtag Verde UK Tour
Losing it every step of the way
Verde UK and a few of the US team pack up and hit the road across the UK for a week, visiting shops, filming and of course shooting photos for this very article, that’s if you haven’t seen it on instagram or twitter already…
“He was commanding barbecues and making two crutches and a peg leg look about as gangster as they could be.”
South West Dream Living
Tripping to Boardmasters with VANS UK
VANS UK head off on a jolly, while heading down to Newquay where they end up for the annual Relentless Boardmasters event for the weekend…
“The highlight for me was when he pretty much did a back rail fufanu on my face.”
30% Chance Of Sun
The BSD UK Shop Tour
Verde were not the only team on a shop tour last month. BSD were too, they only predicted 30% on sun for their trip due to the shabby weather we had, luckily they had more! Follow them day by day on their UK Shop tour.
“Things started off slow but ended with grant and i soaked in beer from dancing to nirvana on this tiny stage with a bunch of drunk girls.”
Run For Cover
DUB JAM Hits London Town
The last of the DUB BMX Street Series jams had it all last month. It was in the capital of the country, it had the heaviest rain the UK had ever seen, it had big us names there and despite the shitty weather, in true Great British fashion everyone still rode even if their tires were slipping everywhere!
“…The London DUB Jam proved that old idiom that you can always make the best of a bad situation…”
A Camp Far, Far Away
Shadow go to Woodward
Team Shadow including UK riders, Alistair Whitton and Scott Ditchburn hit up Woodward, PA. Read on and see how it panned out for them…
“Little kids will send themselves off anything for a free t-shirt”
Where are they now
What they ride
into Kye Forte’s World Record.
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