Interviews

WHEEL TALK – JOSH SILVA INTERVIEW

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Name: Josh Silva
Nickname: Silvaback
Hometown: San Leandro,ca
Age: 22

How long have you been riding FGFS?
I started riding Fgfs in 2012.

What got you into riding?
I was riding bmx and working at area cycles in Castro valley, I watched Fgfs start coming up and wanted to play around with it. Next thing you know it’s the only bike I own.

Who’s your favorite FGFS Rider?
Id say either Andy sparks ⚡️ or Gus Molina. Two ogs I’m proud to call homies.

Fruit or Vegetables?
Veggies all day

La Croix or Gatorade?
Gatorade, I’m a simple man haha.

How was your recent trip to Portland?
Portland was so rad, spots were everywhere and nobody had any issues with us riding really. Felt really good to get away from life and just ride again.

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Quick, hit me with a memorable moment.
Definitely back flopping into The Bay during Super Bowl Sunday 2016 😩 (Relive it HERE)

We all know you got that balance, and a way with the ladies, but what would you consider to be the “Josh Silva Signature” move?
Well everybody in the Fgfs world knows me for my hang fives. So I’d have to say that’s me haha.

Favorite trick on flat ground.
Suicides

Favorite riding shoes?
Chrome Industries – 415 workboots

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Plans for the future?
Honestly I have big dreams just like a lot of people my age, I just want to ride bikes,work hard, travel, make good money, have fun and take care of the people that take care of me.

GTK | Gus Molina

It’s been a while since we’ve done a GTK Interview, but what better way to get the ball rolling again than with a legend like Gus Molina. Insanely talented graphic designer by day, Fixed Gear superstar by night (and weekends), get to know Gus Molina below. Photos by Dave Beard and Matt Reyes.

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Fixed Talks Interview

Fixed Talks, a fixed gear specific website that covers all spectrums of fixed gear bikes, conducting interviews with tons of different people throughout the industry, hit me up for an interview to get to know more about how and why we do what we do. Stoked on the opportunity guys. Check out the interview here!

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Back To The Streets Trailer

Kai with The FG CN was recently in Arizona and had a chance to interview Matt Spencer, Mike Schmitt, and Steven Jensen asking them different questions about FGFS and why they ride. This says trailer, so I’m not sure if there’s gonna be more. But either way, it’s sick to hear some wise words from a few of the pioneers of FGFS.

GTK | MIKE SCHMITT

Our second interview of the GTK interview series goes to Mike Schmitt. Who is Mike Schmitt? You’d have to have been living under a rock for the past 6 years to not know who Mike Schmitt is. Unorthodox FGFS killer, graphic designer, mastermind behind Turf Bikes, and a driving force behind FGFS as a whole since its beginnings. Get to know him below after the jump.

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GTK | JACKSON BRADSHAW

Jackson Bradshaw is a man of many talents. His graphic design and animation work gets him jobs and makes him Vine famous, his filming and editing are always high quality, he’s the mastermind behind FOAD, and our favorite of all, he fucking kills it on a bike. Here’s the first of our new “GTK” (Get To Know) Interview series.

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