Kio Hayakawa takes the top spot in the first qualifying competition here at Fiseworld UCI World Cup in Montpellier, France. Top 16 make semi finals, the event started yesterday and had to stop due to rain stopping the event being able to run.
We finished qualifying at 9am this morning, with the last group of eight riders. Props to all the riders getting it done in difficult conditions. Semis later on today, let’s hope the rain stays away.
The story of 2 lifelong friends from Louisiana. From humble beginnings riding together over 25 years ago, constantly practicing their skills, pushing each other, travelling together to events, and now starting a bike company together. In their own words: Blood, sweat and tears with Terry Adams and Mickey Gaidos. Enjoy this episode!
Miss the livestream in the early hours of Sunday morning? Our just want to watch what went down at the X Games in Chiba, Japan. Some great battles to get your teeth into, once again congratulations to Yu Katagiri taking home the gold medal!
3:46 of amazing front and back wheel mastery from Heresy’s Takahiro Enoki to get you hyped for this weekends riding sessions.
Loving the Switch foot tomahawk to backwards spinning seat grab hang 5 at the 2:55 mark, and on the back wheel Takahiro is master of the backwards two footed dump truck. Look out for the 2:40 mark with the turbine two ice cream jump to backwards two footed dump truck, adding layers to Takahiro’s already amazing riding. No one is doing this stuff, for a reason!
Rodney Williams drops some love for winning Outstanding Contribution in the Flatmattersonline Year End Awards with a sweet front wheel line in his parking garage, with medal on the whole time to boot!
So well deserved, thank you for sharing the love Rodney!
Congratulations to Yu Katagiri, winner of Round 1 of the Japan Cup followed by Yu Shoji and Masato Ito. The contest took place at Oasis21, you may remember the venue from one of Bobby Carters Diversion videos. Hopefully some footage soon.
It’s not often I promote myself on the site. A few weeks ago I caught up with Jon Dowker and Anthony Berardi for a chat for an episode of the BMX Banter podcast.
We discuss my roots in riding, the U.K. scene, why I run Flatmattersonline, competing across the globe for thirty years, my new edit, plus my views on so many rider related topics such as Instagram vs Videoparts, and much more.