Archive Of September 2008 - Colony BMX

Random pics…

Here are a few random pics from our trip down from Vegas to San Diego. Thanks to Ryan for the pics.

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Our rental is rather packed.

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Driving down on the wrong side of the road for me.

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Chris & his girl April.

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There isn’t much to look at between Vegas & Cali except desert.

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In San Diego now…

Myself, Guettler & Ryan’s friend Josh Boatright, arrived into San Diego last night & meet up with Steve Woodward & his mates. We had a bit of a night out on the town & witnessed the Woodward show in full effect. The man is an animal on & off the bike, it was a fun night. Today we are gonna go ride the Mission Valley park we have all seen so much of in videos & magazines. Should be a blast.

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Alex Hiam wins Spinal Disorder

I just got an email from John B that Alex Hiam won the Am class of Spinal Disorder in Melbourne on the weekend. Stoked. Alex killed it from what I am told & truly showed his skills on a bike. I am so very proud of him & gotta thank him for repping Colony & being such a cool kid. You rule Alex!

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Alex with his bunch of prizes in the lost property box.

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Interbike video on Vital

We have a short video up on Vital from Interbike about a few of our new products coming out very soon. Our Fantastic Plastic pedals, Colonial cranks & Hell Stallion frame. Click here to watch it now.

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More Interbike pics

Here are some more Interbike pics of our 2009 frame range. Bloody Oath, Hell Stallion, Sect & Cube. All available in the coming weeks at a BMX shop near you, complete with our Life Time Warranty.

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Nora Cup

Wow… I don’t remember much but I am pretty sure it was a great time. So many people I haven’t seen in ages it was so good to see them all. Some people won awards, everyone enjoyed the free drinks, the Levi’s DVD played but the highlight was seeing Stephen Murray there who presented the dirt award, which Bohan won once again. Many thanks go to Ride BMX for putting on a great night.

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Klaus from wethepeople & myself posing with the Redbull girls as we entered the party.

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Interbike pics

Here are a few pics from our 2009 parts on display here at Interbike. More to come tomorrow.

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Bruno Faucon bike check

Bruno has a bike check up on our French distributors website, Unleaded. He has just put together a Hell Stallion frame & fork loaded with Colony parts. Click here if you want to see his parts list & can read French.

Many thanks go to the guys at Unleaded for hooking us up with Bruno & supporting the French BMX scene.

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Welcome to Vegas!

Yo… after a mammoth trip & having no sleep in over 36 hours I have just woke up to my first day here in Vegas. It’s freaking hot! I’m here for Interbike this week & then will be doing a small trip throughout California with Guettler for a week & a half. Should be good times ahead I am sure. Really looking forward to Nora Cup Wednesday night. If you’re going to be at Interbike this week make sure you come by the Tip Plus booth #5149 & check out our full 2009 range.

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We have a winner!

Richo’s bike has been bought up after a pretty successful auction. We had many bid’s & I thank everyone who placed one. But it went in the end to a friend of Nick’s for $700. We even had one bid for $1,500 after the auction had ended! However, the bike will be put to good use as it’s the way for his friend to get back into riding after a few years off, so all is good.

Thanks again for all those that placed bids the cash raised will help pay off Nick’s medical debts. His operation by the way went very well & is on the long road to recovery very well.

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Tangerine & Grey limited edition colours

Check it… shipping now & available in the coming weeks in your country. While stocks last.

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Alex’s new bike…

Alex Hiam was down at Crossley Cycles today building up a new bike, well actually giving his new ride a custom paint job courtesy of Mick Lav. They did a pretty good job & it looks the goods.

Alex rides our 2009 Bloody Oath frame in the special ‘kids’ size. It features a 19.8″ TT with a 13.5″ rear end & weighs in at 4.2lbs. It’s aimed at the younger riders out there that want a high quality, light weight frame that also has the geometry to suit them.

They are shipping to selected countries now & will be available over the coming weeks depending where you live.

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Film montage up on Vital

There is a cool little film montage by Stu up on Vital featuring Simon O’Brien & myself as well as Corey Bohan & Dave Dillewaard. Enjoy.

See More BMX Videos at VitalBMX.com

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Bendigo Jam October 4th

For those that want a good time on & off their bikes head to Bendigo for the annual jam there on October 4th.
If you need more info contact the guys at Connections BMX

p.s. – Just don’t book a motel room with Pete Radivo, trust me !! haha

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New Bayzand advert…

Here is our next advert due to appear in Ride BMX, DIG, 2020 & Focalpoint featuring our Colonial Cranks & Mick Bayzand.

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Colonial Cranks update…

Our Colonial Cranks are shipping now to most countries & will be available over the coming weeks. Here are some pics of the colours that will be available in the first offering.

Check our products catalogue for full specs & details.

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Tangerine & Grey

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White & Black

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Make an offer for Richo’s bike.

That’s right kids… we are giving you the chance to own Nick Richardson’s personal bike here. As you may or may not know, Nick has recently undergone a knee reconstruction & will be out of action for 8 months. To help pay for his medical bills we are going to auction of his bike since he wont be needing it anytime soon.

Send in your offers in AUD$ to… info@colonybmx.com.au with the heading of, ‘Richo’s Bike’ & the highest bidder will own his bike. Remember all funds raised are going to a good cause.

I am sorry but this offer only valid to people who live in Australia. Postage will be paid by the bidder as well. Email away !!

Bids close the 18th September so be quick.

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The bike you will be bidding for… highest bid wins !!

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Old school pic…

I was looking through some old photos & came across this beauty of a pic. It’s features from left to right, Michael Canfield (one of the guys that introduced me to riding back in 1988), myself, Ryan Guettler (at around 8 years old) & Tim Wood. We had our own show team called, Wheels Entertainment & we did shows in & around Brisbane. This pic would have been taken around 1992. Pretty funny stuff.

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Simon O’Brien’s DejaVu

Simon sent me the first pic of his DejaVu frame all built up with his DejaVu forks, bars & Pivotal Seat. His Colony parts list reads like this… all with various availability dates as shown.

Frame: DejaVu 18.9 (due mid 2009)
Fork: DejaVu (due mid 2009)
Bars: DejaVu (due late 2008)
Bar Ends: Konka (available now)
Stem: T.L.D (due late 2008)
Headset: Colony (available now)
Levers: Transformer (available now)
Cranks: Colonial 160mm (due late 2008)
Sprocket: Jam Circle (due late 2008)
BB Kit: Colony Spanish (due late 2008)
Pedals: Fantastic Plastic (due late 2008)
Seat: DejaVu (due late 2008)
Pegs: Plastic prototypes (no set date yet)
Freecoaster: Clone prototype (no set date yet)

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New products out now

We have had some new stuff arrive in most countries recently & below are few pics of what is out there at a good BMX shop near you now. So go check out your favourite local BMX shop & get acquainted with some of our new products. Check our products catalogue for full details.

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Pivotal Post, Slim Pivotal Seat & Official Stem in White.

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Hell Stallion Forks.

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Clone Hubs.

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