What Is 7075-T6 and 6061-T6 Aluminum

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Last week we went over what is 4130 chromoly and heat-treating. We were thinking it would be rad to continue this and talk about a few other types of metals and materials that are used in BMX, so today we’re going to talk a little bit about 7075-T6 aluminum and 6061 Alumimum, which we find frequently on a lot of parts like stems and sprockets, but do you know what the numbers actually mean? Well, here’s your chance to find out…

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Insight: Brotherhood – Oyster RHD Guard Sprocket

A few months back we were tipped off about a brand from Russia called “Brotherhood” that was producing a few different BMX sprockets and small parts. The reason we were so interested is because of a two-piece sprocket they had developed called the Oyster which is similar to an actual oyster was hollow and has two parts that come together to make a solid piece. The other day we received a package in the mail and would you know, there was an Oyster ready for us to get a closer look at. Curious what this thing is all about and how it works? Let’s talk about it…

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Fit Bike Co. – Dan Conway “Holy Fit”

Have you ever wondered why Dan Conway‘s signature frame and bars from Fit Bike Co. are titled “Savage”… Well, Dan’s section in the “Holy Fit” video should clear up any misunderstanding or misconception because he is indeed, a SAVAGE. This part is an absolute MUST SEE BMX video! Hit play and watch the grind destruction.

Dan Conway, one of Philly’s finest, goes in. Four years of blood, sweat and grinds edited into four and a half minutes of street savagery.

Filmed/Edited: Stew Johnson

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Pusher BMX – Welcome Enarson, Jordan & Klinger To Pro Mail-Order Team

Pusher BMX have added Dennis Enarson, Ryan “Biz” Jordan and Seth Klinger to their Pro team! They dropped the news with this BANGER of a welcome BMX video that features all three absolutely crushing it on street spots and skateparks. Everything from the riding to the filming and editing for this one kicks ass, so get on that play button and enjoy!

Filmed and edited by Christian Rigal

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Volume Bikes – Alex Platt “The Finer Things”

If there’s one dude that absolute kicked their own ass to produce one of the craziest sections for the Volume Bikes “The Finer Things” DVD, it’s without a doubt Alex Platt! This section is loaded with heavy slams and some CRAZY riding that he got back up and pulled after crashing. This is a brutal one to watch, but damn is it amazing. This is a MUST SEE BMX video.

Alex Platt’s section from The Finer Things, A full length video by Mike Mastroni featuring sections from Jason Enns, Broc Raiford, Drew Hosselton, Daniel Martinez, Alex Raban, Josh Clemens, Eric Bahlman, Alex Platt, Mike Mastroni, Tate Roskelley, Zach Krejmas, and DeMarcus Paul.

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Photogallery: Wethepeople at Wooden Wheels

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The Wethepeople team recently spent some time cruising along the east coast hitting up shops and skateparks along the way. One of the stops was at Wooden Wheels in Newark, Delaware where the crew met up with some of the locals to hang out and catch a session at the skatepark down the road. Our friend and photographer, Brandon Bermudez, was there with his camera snapping photos throughout the visit. We posted up a new photogallery with a few photos from the session for you to check out!


Check out the full photogallery here!

Kink – Travis Hughes 2015 Video

Wow. Kink Bikes just sent through their latest video featuring Travis Hughes that is jam packed with banger after banger out on the streets. Travis has quickly been climbing the ranks and it’s safe to say that he is on absolute FIRE as of late. Must see BMX video for sure!

Travis has been repping Kink for a few years now, and has made the move from unknown Flow rider, to next big thing! Travis and Francis Castro have been compiling footage in-between the travel schedules, and turned out this awesome part featuring Travis taking to SoCal street spots. We hope you enjoy this small look into how talented Travis really is. More to come!

Filmed and edited by Francis Castro

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Fit Bike Co. – SF-It

Have you ever watched a BMX video that really made you feel like you’re in an older generation of riders than what’s going on right now? This video Fit Bike Co. released from the trip that their young guns Justin Spriet, Matt Nordstrom and Ethan Corriere took to San Francisco did that exact thing for us, haha. Not to say that we don’t love this video.. We’re just wondering how the hell these guys are old enough to get a rental van now, haha. It’s also clear these guys are the future of BMX as well. Either way, this BMX video is over 9 minutes of pure GOLD from the trip. It’s broken down into sections with Ethan up first, followed by Matt and then wrapped up with Justin. This is a MUST See video for sure..

A few weeks ago, Fit youngbloods Justin Spriet, Matt Nordstrom and Ethan Corriere, along with filmer/editor Francis Castro, commandeered the new 15-passenger van, christened it the Fiteen and motored north to San Francisco.

A few days in the ‘City by the Bay’ later, the boys had amassed this montage of radness we’re delighted to share with you today. SF-it. Enjoy.

Filmed/Edited by: Francis Castro
Music:
“Blue Suede” by Vince Staples
“Eskimo Blue Day” by Jefferson Airplane
“You Are Gone” by The Delfonics

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