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kris
March 31st

After the recent Oakley Crossrange meet we figured we should pick the brain of the man behind the glasses and put together a few quick ones for Chas. He was kind enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule to shoot us some pretty solid answers for our first interview in some time…click through for the whole deal!

 

 

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1. For those who don’t know you, when and what got you started down the road on two wheels?

 

Chas: Hey what’s up my name is Chas, I live in San Francisco CA and try to generally shred life as hard as possible.  I have been riding bikes since I was a kid, to and from school, ripping trails on the weekends.  I got seriously into cycling in Portland, Oregon around 2004 when I got my first CX bike and started racing locally.  It was there that came across bike messengers, racing cyclocross races on their track bikes… literally a slippery slope, and after that I was hooked.

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kris
March 30th

Like Sacramento it’s safe to say Bandung, Indonesia’s bike party has a good mix of different rides. What sets Move the Wheels apart from any other is definitely the trick comp, cold sprints and a bomb looking buffet. Definitely need to get something like this together here!

 

 


Devin Armstrong
March 26th

This past weekend Victor Ouma hosted the biggest, baddest, most insane alleycat in the world and it just wrecked NYC streets once again. This year competitors traveled from all over the world to compete in this brakeless fixed gear street race.
only the brave and courages came out to race in freezing 35 degree weather with rain and snow throughout the race.

 

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kris
March 23rd

Rad Race‘s last man standing remains one of the crit series where most riders are still hitting the streets on their track bikes daily. A fast paced and premiere event in Germany, many of the world’s most dedicated riders make it a point to attend the event. Bombtrack‘s Stefan “Fish” Vis is no stranger to the race though this year he took a place on the podiom grabbing third out of 140. A proper look at his event showing below and a little bit of motivation for the coming track criterium season!

 


kris
March 23rd

Devin is making his way back to New York for this year’s Red Hook Brooklyn and will be repping Engine 11 and Lockedcog to the fullest. Not his for time to the Big Apple having worked as a messenger there this will be his first major crit. He recently got his Engine 11 Sprinter dialed in for the race so we hit Old Sacramento for a few quick photos to break it in. Click through for a few more flicks and be sure to check back for coverage from his NYC trip next month!

 

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kris
March 22nd

The road to Salt Lake City for NAHBS was a long one but Angel and I definitely packed in some fun along the way. From firework stands to tricks in the desert, if an opportunity for some rad photos popped up we jumped on it. Here’s a handful of shots from the roadside attractions we stopped at…

 

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kris
March 19th

For a brand on the up & up like Squid it doesn’t get much more exclusive than a collabo with street artist Goomba. With roots already in cans a la spray.bike, Squid is no stranger to the art of can control in making something great. Being a Sacramento local has nothing to do with the continued appreciation for the art of their cross bikes…click through for the whole set!

 

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kris
March 16th

Heading to NAHBS this year Russia’s JAM Bicycles Hyperspace was one bike we knew we had to snap. From the killer custom paint to the homegrown Raketa parts this thing is more than drool worthy. Click through for the details on this bad boy!

 

 

 

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kris
March 9th

With our road trip to NAHBS kicking off tonight we thought it a good idea to share some of our favorites from last year’s coverage. Though many builder return each year no bikes are ever the same…here’s a few of our 2016 highlights from when the North American Handmade Bicycle Show was here Sacramento. Stay tuned for live and full recap coverage of this year’s event in Salt Lake City!

 

 

 

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kris
March 9th

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show kicks off tomorrow in Salt Lake City and we’ll be there! Angel and I will be hitting the highway tonight and getting there just in time for the doors to open. Check here, Instagram and Facebook over the weekend for live stream coverage and daily recaps. We’ll be bringing coverage from the show floor as well as the weekend’s alleycats, rides and parties!

 

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