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ChainReaction – Hamburg MeetUp

Newest piece from Fxd Bln is a sick one. I love seeing a thriving scene out in Europe, reminds me of the Gomok + Oskar Khan days. Stand outs for me are that slider from Deythos at 1:30 mark. Normally I don’t care much for the long chainstay sliders but that was some insane control! Also homie with the dirt jumper FGFS setup was killing it! Somebody needs to send me his name cause I don’t think I’ve seen him around.

New Bike Day: Deacon’s Cutter V5

Although the frame came out in 2010, Deacon managed to find a BRAND NEW Volume Cutter V5 in the wild and snagged it for himself. He decided to celebrate this monumental fixie achievement by building it up with 100% brand new parts and let me say, the result is absolutely beautiful. Look out for some content of Deacon riding this bad boy soon and click read more to see the whole gallery!

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Fukuoka Loco Coverage

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a contest out of Japan (or anywhere for that matter), but YSO put on the “Fukuoka Loco” competition this past weekend and it looked like a bunch of fun. It’s really great to see the Japan scene in full effect. They house some of my favorite riders and really bring a unique style to FGFS, so this really puts a smile on my face and great to see some dudes out there that I haven’t seen ride in a while.

The format on this is interesting. For one: they combined trick track and FGFS. Not sure how I feel about that since the styles are hard to compare, but still cool to see everyone together. The bracket style play is interesting too. That format hasn’t really been adopted in the states, maybe it could be cool to implement?

RSK ended up taking the win on this one with Takashi taking 2nd place. Some solid riding all around though. I got word that they’re doing another competition in Osaka next. Maybe see you there?

Back to Track Photos: Suzie Meyer Gallery

Last set of photos from our Back to Track Jam that went down last month! Big thanks to Suzie aka my GF for snapping photos all day. If you post any of her photos, make sure to tag her @suzieskates! Also make sure to check out our video recap here!

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