Bike Days 2015 Day 1

Text/Photos: Effraim

It’s a been a long day for me here on day 1 of the 2015 Bike Days contest in Solothurn, Switzerland. Like I did for the BITR contest in November, I wanted to do do daily updates kind of like in diary form of each of my days here at Round 1 of the 2015 World Circuit.

Bike days


One of the best things about flatland, is the friendships you make travelling around country to country hitting different contests. Dan Hennig and James McGraw kindly picked me up from Zurich airport this morning for the Bike days contest after a 3am start for me to get to London Gatwick, the flight at least was a short one at 1 hour 15 minutes.


Upon arriving we went back to Dan’s apartment, we met up with Kevin Nikulski, Dustyn Alt, and Camilo Gutierrez chilling before we made the hour trip to Solothurn.
I also discovered the riding spot Dan films a lot of his videos from is indeed below his apartment block, dialled!
The Switzerland countryside is beautiful, so much green land, and mountain back drops. I joked with James McGraw this was the real Battle in the Rockies, as when I arrived in Colorado last year none of us could see the mountains.

Continue reading

Vote for Camilo Gutierrez! – VELOBerlin Film Award 2013, Germany

Camillo hit me up with this great news! Camillo’s work for Autum has been nominated for a Film award. Heres what he had to say:

“We recently got nominated to participate in the final run of VELOBerlin Film Award 2013, Germany.
– in the preview phase there were around 300 films from 60 countries-
We are really happy to have the chance to compete against the best short films worldwide about “Cycling and the City”(there are even a couple of them with 2Million hits and thousand of money invested). Our Clip is the only film representing BMX in this contest!

Please support us and the BMX Culture!”

Hit the link to vote: