Snakebite coming through with another gem from the archives. Here’s Brian Castillo‘s section from the old S&M Bikes “BMX Inferno” video that was released back in 1995! This section has a little bit of everything from street to parks, pools and trails! You already know the Brian delivers! Check this classic out!
The past week or so we’ve been getting the individual sections from the Primo “Made In Taiwan” video courtesy of Snakebite. Now the full 24 minute video is now online for your viewing pleasure! This BMX video was originally released in 1998 an is completely STACKED with legends. You won’t want to miss this one.
Filmed & edited by Dave Parrick.” – Primo
The sections from the Primo “Made In Taiwan” video from 1998 keep popping up online, and we can’t believe how stacked this BMX video is! After 22 years, Brian Castillo‘s section is now online and it’s packed with street, park and trails gold! Brian crushed it with this one, making for a damn good watch! Hit play and enjoy some classic footage!
“Full speed all terrain devastation from Brian Castillo in this one!!
Filmed & edited by Dave Parrick.” – Snakebite
It’s safe to say 1998 was a really good year for Primo from a team standpoint. They had an absolutely STACKED squad of legends. Here’s the mix section from their “Made In Taiwan” video that features Taj Mihelich, Nate Hansen, Robbie Morales, Chad Degroot, John Parker, Joe Rich, Brian Castillo and Josh Heino! Ramps, street and trails all packed into this one making for a damn good watch! What’s crazy to think about is that 5 of these guys went on to make their own brands; Terrible One, Cult, Volume / Demolition and Deco. Hit play and take is some classic BMX goodness!
Now this is a serious Flashback Friday. Volume Bikes just announced that they will be re-releasing their old Dinosaur frame as a part of their 20th anniversary! This brings me waaay back to when I was first getting into BMX and remember seeing one of the locals at the trails rolling around on one of the original Volume Dinosaur frames when it first came out way back in 2001. Fast forward all these years and Volume will be re-releasing the Brian Castillo signature frame with modern materials and geometry (along with a weight that won’t throw your back out!) that fits with 2020 style BMX frames. Check out full details on the frame below, along with geometry, specs and photos! Available through BMX shops and mail-orders that carry Volume Bikes worldwide now like Source BMX!
“For Volume’s 20th anniversary we wanted to bring back a classic frame. Brian Castillo’s signature Dinosaur! This frame originally came out in 2001! Brian knew what he wanted back then, with it only being available in a 20.5” top tube (Exactly as he rode it himself) and dropouts borrowed from a previous years Volume frame. Even today, Brian’s influence on bmx still shows in riders around the world, whether they know it or not.
This frame has evolved over the years and is now available in black chrome with a 21” top tube. The frame features a double butted front triangle with top and bottom gussets for added strength, wider bottom bracket shell for bigger tire clearance, 13” chainstay (slammed), 9.25” standover, classic solid 5mm thick dropouts, removable seatstay brake mounts, built in seat clamp, CNC’d seatstay bridge and a classic wishbone chainstay junction!” – Volume Bikes
Brian Castillo Signature Dinosaur Frame
Top Tube: 21″
Chainstay: 13″ (slammed), 13.25 center
BB height: 11.7″
Seat Tube height: 9.25″
Head Tube Angle: 75°
Seat Tube Angle: 71°
Seat Post: 25.4
Headtube: Integrated (45°X45° Campy Spec)
Brake Mounts: Removable seatstay mounts
Dropouts: Solid 5mm
Color: Black Chrome
Weight: 4 lbs 8 oz
The Dinosaur frame is Available through BMX shops and mail-orders that carry Volume Bikes worldwide now. You can pick one up from Source BMX now!
Note: This post contains affiliate links to Source BMX and we could receive a small commission from them if you were to buy this frame. We would never tell you about a product unless we weren’t sure it kicked ass.
Boost Mobile dropped this new video from a series called “Pool Seekers” where Rick Thorne takes a crew to different pools. This episode takes Rick, Keith Treanor, Brian Castillo, Andrew Lazurk and a few other riders and skaters to the Furstcastle pool. Here’s a look at what everyone got into. This one is a little cheesy with the whole sneaking in and “getting caught”, but overall it’s a good watch. Check it out!
“The Pool Seekers hunt down and session ‘Furstcastle’ the biggest backyard pool in America which holds 200,000 gallons of water. The boys were beyond stoked for this legendary session.“
Over the years we have seen countless ways of getting your BMX Grips on your bike. The crew at Demolition Parts posted up this video with 6 Ways to Put On Handlebar Grips showing you a few different ways Brian Castillo and the guys in the warehouse prefer to put their grips on. The video covers the Hairspray, WD-40, Zip Ties, Hot Air, Spray Paint and then the classic Air Compressor trick. Hit play and get a few pointers to see how easy it can be done.
“There’s quite a bit of ways to put on handlebar grips, and we thought we’d show off some of our favorite methods. Some are harder than others (notice the grunts) but overall this is how each of us here has put ours on over the years. Let us know in the comments what method you use.
Music: Blackswan Runners: An Aside – Alibi”
The crew at Volume Bikes coming through with a promo video for their new 2018 Sledgehammer Bike thaat is available now! Hit play to watch the bossman, Brian Castillo, put the bike through its paces on some off road terrain! She might not be the prettiest bike you’ve ever seen, but it can take a beating. After you watch the video, get the full specs and details on the bike right here!
“The all new 2018 Volume 26″ Sledgehammer klunker is one fun bike to ride, jump, cruise, and mob around on. Built around the early 70’s style klunker mountain bikes with a modern twist equates to an awesome riding bike that can take whatever you can dish out.
Filmed & Edited by Mike Mastroni”
Take a closer look at the bike here — 2018 Volume Bikes Sledgehammer Bike