Animal Bikes is now being distributed by QBP here in the United States! Check out this commercial bringing the news featuring Tom White, Ralphy Ramos, Nigel Sylvester, Ben Lewis, Lino Gonzalez, Butcher, Steven Hamilton, Jeff Kocsis, Ryan Niranonta, Brendon Tombow, John Yoh, Tyrone Williams, Mark Gralla, Oba Stanley, Chase DeHart, Joe Niranonta, Abdul Fufanah, Brendon Reith, Colin Varanyak and Matt Miller along with their products that are available NOW through QBP.
Here it is! The new QSS 6 video from Animal featuring full parts from Mark Gralla and Ben Lewis, The Chocolate Truck crew along with footage from the recent team trip to Japan! There’s also footage from Steven Hamilton, Mike Rose, Zac Costa, Nigel Sylvester, Ralphy Ramos, Garret Hoogerhyde, Jared Washington, Ralph Sinsi, Dave McDermott, Jeff Kocsis, Tom White, Chase DeHart, Oba Stanley, Tyrone Williams, Abdula Fofanah, Lino Gonzalez, Joe Niranonta, Bob Scerbo, Ratkid, Joey Piazza, Brenden Tombow, Ryan Howard, Marv, Rosie, Ryan Niranonta, Jack Maddock, Clarky, Kie Ashworth, Chris Silva, Dustin Clewell, Nick Smith, Butcher, Mike Hoder, Matt Miller, Rob Dolecki and more! Check it!
Get over to the Animal website for an interview with Joe “Butcher” Kowalski about his old print ad from 2008. Interesting to read what went down behind the photo.
“Welcome back to the most famous bakery in the history of BMX, where Mike Brennan, Joe “Butcher” Kowalski, and Jared Washington have reassembled the place into a series of unique setups only they could conceive. Filmed by David Leep, Tony Malouf, Grant Castelluzzo, and Brian Kachinsky. Edited by David Leep.” – Network A
I’ve been patiently waiting for this one. Jared Washington, Mike Brennan and Butcher recently spent some time inside The Bakery and they managed to get plenty of filming time in while they were there. Expect the full edit to drop next Thursday, May 10th.
Unless you have been hiding underneath a rock for the past year or so, you will have noticed the rapidly growing popularity of the Plastic Peg in BMX. Now the choice of Peg for some of the biggest street riders in the business such as Nathan Williams, Corey Martinez, Ben Lewis and Tony Hamlin, the Animal Butcher Peg has caused quite a stir in the Skateparks, Streets and Message Boards around the world. I caught up with Animal Bike’s Product Manager Frank Lam and the Peg’s creator and street legend Joe “Butcher” Kowalski to discuss the history and origins of the marble ledge’s new best friend…