Windy Session featuring Adam Kun & JF Boulianne

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In this new video titled “Windy Session”, Adam Kun & JF Boulianne  show us that they can do pretty much anything they want on their bikes.  The smooth vibe that the music gives paired with the chill video style makes for another nice smooth flatland edit that we’re use to getting from Sevisual.  Enjoy.

Sean Fontenot tears it up. BMX/Street Flat.

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Street style riding has been making it’s way into flatland for quite a while.  The breakless nose wheelie whether it’s two footed, one footed, opposite one footed, can-canned, etc, has become a staple part of flatland and street riders are using them all day long when they ride.  In this video, Sean Fontenot throws down so many variations using nose wheelies, foot jams, pivots, and makes it look so fun.  Lots of skill in this video and you’ll definitely be watching this two or three times just to soak it all in.  Enjoy.

Jean-Francois on Flatware

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New video from SeVisual and Odyssey Flatware.  Jean-Francois Boulianne is a rider from Canada with mad skillz.  This video showcases those skills and lets us see why Flatware would want him on their team.  Good luck Francois.

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Vicki Gomez wins COB!

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Went to bed last night around 1am only to wake up 4 hours later to catch the LIVE feed of the Red Bull Circle of Balance contest from Kyoto, Japan.  Took me about 15 minutes to actually decide to wake up after the alarm went off but I’m glad I did because this contest was freakin amazing!

Red Bull did an amazing job of packaging and delivering flatland to the world and they do it every time with the Cirlce of Balance.  Their live feed was perfect and made you feel like you were right there in person.  Every rider did an amazing job, with 4 of the tops riders making it to the final battle.

Anytime Matthias is at a contest my assumption is that he will be the obvious winner, but this morning I was surprised to see him take 4th place.  Jean William Prevost surprised us all by taking third, and we’re so happy for him and his first COB invitation.  He’ll be back for sure.  Hiro is always a pleasure to watch and I really do feel like I’m watching a ninja ride when i see him tear it up on his bike.  Vicky Gomez, 3 time COB Champion, did an incredible job and took a well deserved first place this morning.  Found myself almost clapping for him towards the end of the final battles.  Congrats Vicki!

I have to finish by giving Ephram Catlow a shoutout.  Ephram runs Flatmattersonline.com and his commentating skills over the live feed were nothing less than pro.  This event did so much for flatland today and excites me to see a sport that i love so much get worldwide recognition like this.  Thanks RedBull and thanks to all my twitter peeps for making this morning so much fun.

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EVENT Book – 2nd Edition release

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In 2007, Hector Garcia with Neue Creative and The Byke Project, released a new book titled EVENT:  The BMX Freestyle Event Handbook.  This book has sold copies all over the world and continue to ship to customers wanting to know more about organizing and hosting their very own BMX freestyle event.

A 2nd Edition is soon to be released that will contain new updated information and event insight.  With the rise of Facebook, Twitter, and many other social media trends since 2007, Hector offers new insight and advice on how to capitalize from these new trends and make them work for your event.  He also goes more in debt about branding, image, and creating a professional event that sponsors will want to be a part of.

A release date will come soon and the book will be available online as a hard copy as well as available for Nook and Kindle.

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2011 SleyRide Tees

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We now have the 2011 SleyRide tees in stock.  These tees were printed as part of the SleyRide, which is a mass bike ride in Houston that works to benefit local charities and non-profits.  Your $25 purchase gets you this shirt and proceeds go to the Houston Women’s Center.

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Huck Pegs in Stock

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We will have new Huck Industry flatland pegs in stock by Black Friday. All will be on sale at 15% off regular price. Many colors available.

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