Repo: Ruhr Games Day 3

The sunshine came out for finals day, and boy was it a scorcher here at the Ruhr Games, in Dortmund, Germany. Pro finals was scheduled for 2pm and the finalists cooked up a treat for us all and the awesome German crowd that was packed out for the finals.

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Fight the Winter – 2nd Run Pro Highlights

FIGHT THE WINTER BMX FLATLAND CONTEST 2017 PRO 2nd RUN HIGHLIGHTS BY MANUEL BERNARDO from Born to BMX on Vimeo.

Manuel Bernardo is always on point with quick updates from the Fight the Winter contest every year. And today we have the 2nd Run Pro highlights featuring great riding from Dominik Nekolny, Kevin Nikulski, Wolfgang Sauter, Sebastian Grubinger, Dustyn Alt, Gilles Van De Sompel, Dan Hennig, Martin Drazil and many more.

Lookback: May – The 2016 Flatmattersonline Year End Awards

Springtime is here, and as we all look forward to the summertime. The contests are more frequent, everyone is getting more riding time, and the content on FM grows.
It’s not often we kick off month with a Must Watch edit, but we did that in May of this year, and boy was it a treat!

Japanese flatland legend, Hiroya Morizaki teamed up with Taichi Kunieda to drop these two brand new amazing back wheel lines. So great to see Hiroya is still pushing hard, hitting the rewind again!

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Exploring Montreal Flatland

A lot of good content today here on Flatmatters to get your teeth into, including this “Exploring Montreal Flatland” edit by Dustin Tweedhope.

“Filmed over the days before RealCitySpin 2016, at the Opera House, and famous Chinatown spot. Riding by Jean Francois Boulianne, Alberto Moya, Dan Hennig, Kevin Nikulski, Moto Sasaki, Stephan Clark, Cory Fester, Benjamin Hudson, Matthias Dandois and more. A weekend of relaxed riding. Enjoy.”

Repo: iBMXff World Championships NASS

Text: Effraim.
Photography: Effraim and Ged McConville.

Like everyone when the iBMXff World Championships were announced a few months back, I thought “Where the hell is Flatland?”, there were various trains of thoughts from most of the flatland community, but it seemed summed up with “it’s not the worlds without flatland”, emails went back and forth. If I am being honest, I didn’t think Flatland would be included with budgets and all….

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Takahiro Ikeda, Xft no handed straddle time machine on his way to a huge second place.

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iBMXff World Championships – Pro Flat Finals NASS 2016

Peep the official edit from the NASS organisers, here is the iBMXff World Championships from last weekend in Shepton Mallet. Even though you can’t tell from the edit, the wind was ridiculous! In a nice touch to finish the edit, Dennis McCoy was the last rider to win the Worlds in the UK, and he presented the title to Matthias Dandois!

Ground Control Manchester

GROUND CONTROL MANCHESTER from emer bmx on Vimeo.

Ground Control UK went down last week in Manchester. Check out this awesome edit, Johann Chan put together.

Featuring Billy Whitfield, Phil Dolan, Jason Forde, Keelan Phillips, James White, Michał Pietruszewski, Yinka Thomas and Dan Hennig.
Part 2 in London, 21st/22nd May at ‪#‎SpinLDN‬. Bigger and better, see you there!

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