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Deluxe Super Light Seat Integrated Seatpost

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Not all seat posts were created to be comfortable. They might look comfy enough but it’s always different once you used it. The Kevlar seat posts however, can give the exact comfort that you need. This seat is created to be padded on the upper part, giving you that comfortable cushion even as you ride hard all day.

The saddle is made of a material called polypropylene with an aluminum post. The Kevlar seat is made to be very simple, yet light and tough but all together comfortable. To add something different this time, the new Deluxe seat and post is a combination of the aluminum post that permanently secures into the seat base thus making it immovable.

The upper part of the Kevlar seat is made to be both light and durable that way the overall weight is exceptionally light with a total weight of 219g or 7.7oz. The…

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Shadow Conspiracy 026 Creeper Forks

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If you are looking for something to spice up your BMX, then the Shadow Conspiracy forks can do that for you. Shadow Conspiracy introduces their 026 Forks to those riders who are tired of the old fork design. Designed to create a steeper rake, these forks allows a faster turning response making it ideal for front end tricks.

The Shadow Conspiracy 026 Forks have legs with unique features. The bottom and leg cap are formed together and designed to be as one tube. This way, they create lesser welds and thus creating a stronger fork leg.

The Shadow Conspiracy can guarantee a lifetime warranty on all forks to the original user. These forks are 100% heat-treated that’s why they are made stronger, performs a quicker steering and has a steeper offset. They are also built with 4130 full chromoly Sanko butted tubing. The Shadow forks are internally and externally machined…

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South Africa Team Roster for the BMX World Championships

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south africa team roster for the bmx world championships 300x206   South Africa Team Roster for the BMX World ChampionshipsIn the 2010 UCI BMX World Championship in July, the hand picked South African team to be competing is being led by Sifiso Nhlapo and reinforced by other riders who hope to win world titles in their respective age groups. Nhlapo is South Africa’s hope in bagging the gold medal in the Men’s Elite category’s blue riband.

In 2008, Skizo as he is known had a superb season and proved that he’s got what it takes to win against the world’s bests after his remarkable performances in Europe. He won the bronze medal at the World Championship and placed seventh at the Olympics. However, fate robbed him of the opportunity to earn a medal due to a crash.

This year, Nhlapo is on a comeback trail. In Copenhagen, site of the latest World Cup event, Skizo was in the semi finals showing that his preparations are on the right course for…

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Gatorade Free Flow Tour First Round

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gatorade free flow tour first round 300x173   Gatorade Free Flow Tour First RoundJosh Lane (BMX Park) came out as a finalist at Rye Airfield in Rye, N.H., during the Gatorade Free Flow Tour. Lane avails of an automatic bid into the Gatorade Free Flow Tour Finals that will be held on September 16-19, 2010 during the Dew Tour’s Toyota Challenge at the Energy Solutions arena in Salt Lake City.

The seventeen-year-old from Portsmouth, N.H. gained the BMX park victory at the Rye Airfield, showcased his unique style across the entire park. Lane awed the judges and the crowd alike. At the final stunt jam, Lane initiated a jump landing to mimic superman as he whipped the big box backwards.

Hailing from Massachusetts, Matt Ray was in second place while Brett Silva took the third. “This contest was amazing,” said Lane, “I’m gonna train non-stop so I can win the finals.”

Rye Airfield manager Beau Lambert was so excited with the outcome, “As always,…

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UCI BMX World Champs Pietermaritzburg

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Sifiso Nhlapo is sure to be vying for the win in Pietermaritzburg. His rise through the international ranks was held up during a terrible crash in 2009 while in training. Known as Skizo among his countrymen, he placed third in the 2008 World Championships in China….

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BMX Hall of Fame is Open for Nominations

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bmx hall of fame is open for nominations 288x300   BMX Hall of Fame is Open for NominationsNomination applications for individuals to be regarded for the class of 2010 are now being accepted by the American Bicycle Association BMX Hall of Fame, located at the Olympic Visitor Center in Chula Vista, CA. The public is now invited to participate in the conduct of nominating which is very vital for the whole process. This is a first in BMX Hall of Fame history.

“It’s an exciting time for the BMX Hall of Fame. After the huge success of last year’s event, we are even more dedicated to preserving the history of our sport.” B.A. Anderson, CEO American Bicycle Association has proudly said. He added further, “We are very excited to add this new nomination process and know the fans will play a big part in getting their favorite riders on the ballots and highlighted for future generations in the BMX Hall of Fame.”

Nominations in each category will be considered…

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Red Bull Stomping Ground in Chicago

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red bull stomping ground in chicago 1 300x233   Red Bull Stomping Ground in ChicagoRiverwest Neighborhood, Chicago is the new site for the Red Bull Stomping Ground. The course will be designed by Fuzzy Hall as crews now begin to break ground at Elston and Augusta. The abandoned lot will become the dirt playground of BMX stars like Ryan Nyquist, Corey Bohan, Cam White and Anthony Napolitan.

Riders will be vying for the purse of $50,000. First place winner receives a $25,000 check. Expect the brightest BMX riders in the competition like Denis Enarson, Rob Darden and Cory “Nasty” Nastazio. Mike Aitken will be part of the judging team. Aitken was in a coma in 2008 but recovered. Lending a hand in the programme is Jamie Bestwick, BMX Vert legend and X Games gold medalist.

A qualifier round will take place on June 11. This will be free and open to the public. There will be only 5 spots available to qualify for Saturday’s final round….

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