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FTLT – Day 2

Yesterday was another good day. We started out in Maryborough & hit up some local street spots which turned out well. Then made the drive to Woodgate but stopped off in Childers on the way to hit some rails.

I was really wanting to show the guys Woodgate though, one for the awesome ramp & also to see the kangaroos that are always hanging right by the ramp. The local wildlife did not let us down & both Jourdan & Brandon got to see their first ever kangaroos. Some good riding went down from Chris as well with some solid stuff going down in the last specks of day light.

Today we are in Gladstone & will be at M1 Cycles at 11am then the park in town at midday. Come & say g’day !!

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Chris Courtenay video

So last week Chris mentioned he had nearly finished a new web video, then today I get a text saying the video is done and will be online tonight, seems he was busy with Dylan O’Leary. Chris drops some solids in this, well worth 2 minutes and 51 seconds of your time.

Follow the Lines Tour

We are very excited to announce the Follow the Lines Tour which will be commencing next week. This is basically a filming trip along with getting to hang out with a lot of new riders around the country. Being that it will be school holidays we will be visiting a few stores along the way and their local parks & trails even. Make sure you get out to one of the sessions at the shops and local park for plenty of giveaways!

For everyone in between, we will no doubt be hitting up more parks and spots, so keep an eye on our Instagram to see where we are are to catch up for a roll. Can’t wait for this to begin!

A good chunk of the team will be on various parts of the trip and we even have Brandon Van Dulken (Canada) and Jourdan Barba (USA) coming out for it! Both of which have never been here before, so that will be a treat for them & us !!

Chris Courtenay bike check

Chris sent through some photos of his dialed setup including the new prototype hubs.

Frame : Colony 2013 Teddy 20.85
Stem : Colony Official
Forks : Colony Dagger
Bars : Colony Talon
Cranks : Colony Colonial V2
Sprocket : Colony CC 25T
Pedals : Colony Fantastic Plastic
Seat : Colony Alex Hiam signature combo
Rims : Colony Contour rear, Colony prototype front
Hubs : Colony Wasp Prototype (out September, 2013 in Australia & Canada. Rest of the world November, 2013)
Grips: Colony Muchroom
Brakes & Levers: Colony Transformer
Bar Ends: Colony Konka

Chris Courtenay checks in…

As you most likely know by now Chris was recently in France at the Fise contest, here is a quick run down from Chris about it all…

“What a week it’s been, I’m sitting at the local pizza shop as I write this. I’ve been out here in Montpellier, France for the Fise contest. Such a good vibe and easily the best contests I’ve been to by far. If anyone gets the chance to come I suggest you do. You won’t regret it! Finished up 12th in miniramp and 8th in park, super stoked on how I rode but it’s time for this mission of a flight home now! Peaceeeee.”

More Chris Courtenay at FISE

This time Chris scores some footage in the Vital edit from the park event where he placed 8th over the weekend. Well done mate !!

FISE Montpellier 2013: Park Finals – More BMX Videos

Chris Courtenay at FISE

Chris Courtenay has been over in France at the FISE event this past weekend & did really well in a strong world class field. Chris placed 8th in Pro Park & 12th in Pro Mini Ramp, well done mate !! Check out Vital’s video below with Chris presenting & throwing down some CC moves on the mini ramp.

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Courtenay & Winterbotham off to FISE

Chris Courtenay has head off on the peic flight from Australia to Europe to hit up the FISE event in France. Ryan Winterbotham from the UK is also heading over but has little bit less distance to travel. If you’re there & see the guys make sure you say g’day. Have fun over there Chris & Ryan !!

You can follow them both on Instagram @chriscourtenay & @ryanwinterbotham & while you’re at it make sure you follow us @colonybmxbrand

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Keen for a roll?

Myself, Clint, Chris Courtenay and Peta Shepherd will be hitting up Helensvale park tomorrow afternoon around 2-2.30 then most likely onto Runaway Bay afterwards. If anyone is keen for a roll we look forward to seeing you guys down there!

Chris Courtenay update

Courtenay sent through a quick update and a blasting photo…

I’ve been riding a heap of outdoor Gold Coast parks! Trying to finish up filming for my web edit when we get some good weather on the odd occasion! If you see us out come say whatup and have a shred. Peaceeeeee…

Chris Courtenay update…

Yo guys!

I’ve been riding a bunch lately trying to get up on some clips to finish off my latest edit! I didn’t end up making it over to simple session but I’m heading to Fise at the start of May which should be a heap of fun! To keep up with where I’m at or just say whatup follow me @chriscourtenay on Instagram

Chris Courtenay video bike check

Alli Sports put together a video bike check with Chris Courtenay where he runs through all of his parts along with some solid mini ramp riding.

Alex vs Chris BMX trivia

Alex Hiam & Chris Courtenay went head to head on a special Australian game of BMX trivia. Who would win you think? Check it out.

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Happy birthday Chris Courtenay !!

It’s Chris’s 22nd birthday today !! Hope you have a good one mate. Here is a collection of some of Chris’s videos past & present. Hip hip hooray !!

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Chris Courtenay video

Chris Courtenay is on fire of late… filming heaps & killing it as always. Check out this recent video by Greg Phillips. Chris uses almost every bit of the park at Nerang to it’s fullest. Really enjoyed this one… check it.

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Chris Courtenay – Ten Clips V2

Chris Courtenay sessions Beenleigh park in Brisbane earlier this year and smashes out some serious clips.

Day edit from Alex

Alex hurt his hip the other day so to keep him sane and still out with his boys he went out and filmed the day out riding with a bunch of crew. Chris, Dean and Clint all have clips in this.

Chris Courtenay splash page

We just posted up a new splash page, this one is of Chris Courtenay with a dipped 360 at Woodward West. Also showing off the details of his signature CC Sprocket.

Riding montage from the Sony trip

Alex and Chris just got back from the Sony Xperia tour and to finish it off Sony dropped this montage video of the best of the riding footage, so much good stuff!

Colony Premise video

A mixture of riding clips from a bunch of the team along with an overview of our 2013 Premise complete bike which is available worldwide right now!

Alex & Chris at Monster Park today…

Both Alex Hiam & Chris Courtenay will be at the Monster Skate Park in Sydney Olympic Village today from 3pm till 6pm. They riding & hanging out as part of the Sony Xperia trip they have been on the past few weeks. If you’re in the area, get yourself there to ride with & meet the guys.

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More Sony Xperia updates

It looks like the guys are having a ball on this trip, follow Sony on Facebook for constant updates and videos. Here is the latest one where both the guys kill it riding Nambucca Heads park.

Sony Xperia trip – Day 1&2

First couple days of Alex and Chris‘s adventure on the Sony tour, not a whole lot of riding but still a cool watch to see what they’ve been up too

Sony Xperia trip update

Alex shot through a quick update from the first day of the Sony Xperia trip that he is on with Chris. We will keep you updated on everything that goes on but you can also keep live updates here.

Roadtrippin’ with Alex and Chris

Both Alex and Chris were invited on a pretty cool roadtrip with Sony Xperia which starts today, you can follow all the updates here.

Woodward West recap

I thought it would be good to get all the guys from our Woodward West adventure to give everyone a few good memories from the trip. It seems the guys had the same feeling I had which was that everyone instantly gelled together like we had known everyone for years. Have a read, watch the web video and if your hyped on it help us out and go here to vote for it. Thanks!


– Bloody Chris Courtenay doing his hangfive to foot jam drop in, to me it was so crazy, so high and so smooth.

– Driving there in the RV and getting two flats in one day, spending the night in a random small town and riding there local park and going to the movies by myself. Got everything fixed the next day and driving to camp to meet up with everyone. Random 24 hours haha.

Peta Shepherd

– Me trying for hours to land a new trick, 270 footjam tail whip, and one of the awesome campers Kaden Weaver staying there the whole time watching me land it. He was even cool enough to bring me a bottle of water.

Seeing Alex win everyone’s money at dice. Haha.

Clint Millar

– Getting to meet for the first time, some of the new guys on the team – Jourdan Barba, Bobbie Altiser & Brandon Van Dulken. All of which are freaking awesome guys. They fit in with everyone else so well. Stoked.

– Woodward is an awesome place to hang there with all the campers and just ride everyday was perfect. Pitty I injured my hand only a few days into it but good times none the less. Thanks to all my team riders, all the campers & Woodward staff for making this such a good trip.

Paddy Gross

– Ryan being so patient and relaxed after all of the tires on his RV gave up one after another. I was really impressed that he kept smiling and made the best out of it.

– Meeting Bobbie, Jourdan and Brandon was awesome and seeing Bobbie pulling a quad nosepick tailwhip was one moment where I couldn’t find the right “yeah” to justify what I’d witnessed.

– One of the campers (who also lives in Portland) came up and said “you guys don’t act like pros, you act like friends” was a huge compliment and it made me appreciate my teammates even more and it remembered me when I first met the everyone on the team in 2011 for the tour. Everyone felt like being friends for years.

Jourdan Barba

– My best memories from Woodward would be how stoked the kids were to ride with us, it was awesome shredding and teaching them new grinds to try! Also how much of a lady’s man lil Alex is, he probably got 10 kisses on the cheek without trying haha.

Bobbie Altiser

– Bonding with all of you and feeling so welcome. Also, the campers were great. Can’t forget learning about sneaky finger and Australian cee-lo!!

Alex Hiam

– My best memories were playing this game with Ryan when we see a stranger we don’t know we pretend we know them and call out “Kevin” Or “crazy Kev from AFL” until they look and try and convince them that we knew them.

It was also amazing to chill with the team again, always a pleasure to hang with Ryan, Stretto, Millar, Coops, Paddy and everyone that I don’t usually get to see!! It was also rad to meet three new amazing friends and additions to the Colony family, Bobbie, Jourdan and Brandon.

Chris Courtenay

– Straight up when bobbie just comes hammering down the hanger and sends a flair out of nowhere! From doing a quad whiplash (nosepick whatever Clint calls them) haha but he just proved himself more of a legend than he already was!

– The kid who told all the girls he was Alex’s best mate to pick up girls! Hahaha gold.

Brandon Van Dulken

– It was awesome meeting and getting to know everybody! Great vibes with great people. Can’t ask for much more.

Tom Stretton

– My best memories would have to be just meeting the new guys on the team. Jourdan, Bobbie and Brandon. They are all ridiculously good on the bike and even better people off it. Was almost as though you had known them for years.

– Also watching Bobbie just huck flairs after only just trying them into the pit a couple of times one night. Dude is a maniac haha. Was awesome!

Woodward West video is live!!!!

Massive thanks to Woodward West for inviting us to be involved in the video shootout! Go here and watch the videos and vote for us if you enjoy the video!

Colony in the UK

Back In early September 2012 Ryan Guettler, Chris Courtenay and Clint Millar headed over to the UK for 9 days. We met up with UK riders Liam Vance and Sam Davies-Bate and trekked a ridiculous amount of kilometres to a bunch of cool BMX shops and parks hanging out with anyone that was out and about.

Thanks to all the riders and shops that we met and also to Tabletop Distribution for planning it all out. Check out issue 169 of Ride UK for an article from the trip along with 2020 BMX Magazine in Australia. The photos used in the intro were from the riders we hung out along with the team via instagram #colonybmxuk

Chris Courtenay update

Courtenay shot through an update of what’s been happening of late…

“I’ve Been riding as much as I can with all my homies down the Gold Coast and was in the works of filming a new edit with my man Jack Birtles until I did a heap of ligaments in my ankle trying to get crazy! Things were getting off to a good start but hopefully only another 4 weeks until I’m back on and can continue filmin! Here’s a screen grab of what we started on! Will keep you guys in the loop on how this injury is going!”

Chris Courtenay down!

Courtenay took a slam on a flair whip the other night which ended in a fractured ankle. CC will be off the bike for 6 weeks so we wish him a speedy and solid recovery.