ISSUE 03: The Weekly BMX and Dirt Jump Newsletter | 18 October 2019
This is the third episode of BMX news. Unfortunately there has been some sad news in the BMX world this week. Read on to find out more.We've also included a great read about a new, innovative piece of kit for dirt jump bikes.
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Have a great week!
Jordie Lunn Passes Away After Crash in Mexico
We are heartbroken to report that Canadian mountain bike legend Jordie Lunn has passed away at 36.
The racer-turned-freerider passed away after a crash while trail riding in Mexico on October 9th, 2019. He was riding in Cabo San Lucas with his friends Darren Berrecloth, Brayden Barrett-Hay, and Greg Watts. Jordie's friendliness, gentle nature, and exuberance for life will be remembered by the entire mountain bike community.pinkbike.com
Trickstuff's 2019 Trixer Hydraulic Gyro
Trickstuff unveiled a production ready version of their hydraulic gyro at Crankworx Innsbruck. A gyro disconnects the brake hose under the stem so that trick ferrets doing barspins and tailwhips can rotate to their heart's content without getting tangled cables. Though now most famous for their brakes, one of Trickstuff's first products was their Trixer gyro.pinkbike.com
VIDEOS OF THE WEEK
Kio Hayakawa - Colony BMX
Colony BMX have added flatland wizard Kio Hayakawa to their line up over in Japan! Here’s a welcome video to make it official that’s jam packed with crazy combos and links that will have you in awe. The amount of balance and control that Kio has makes it easy to see just why Colony picked him up. Hit play and take in some flatland goodness!youtube.com
BMX National Championships Weekend Highlights - Corby 2019
The BMX national championships recently went down at Corby skatepark in the UK. Corby is one of the biggest and best skateparks in England so it's safe to say that there were some big tricks going down. Watch this highlights video to see some great riding from the likes of Alex Coleborn, James Jones and more.youtube.com
Best BMX Bikes for Every Skill Level and Discipline
Best BMX Bikes. This is a list of the best BMX bikes of 2019 for every discipline and skill level. Find the beginner, intermediate and advanced recommendations for street biking, BMX racing and freestyle riding.youtube.com