Mike Hinkens hit us with a link to a new feature up on the Imprimatur BMX website discussing the subject of “Is BMX actually that fun?”. This one is unique because it’s actually an in-depth email conversation that Mike had with Richard Mungall on the subject. If you’re looking for an interesting read that will get you thinking, definitely check it out right here!
The latest Imprimatur BMX Podcast has arrived, and this time around Mike Hinkens went back to an article he wrote for the Imprimatur website about why street riding became such a dominant force in BMX culture. Mike essentially reads the article, but adds in some extra commentary to go a little more in depth on certain topics in the article. If you’re looking for an interesting podcast to listen to, this might just do the trick for you.
“In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX podcast, Mike Hinkens reads through the article “Why Street Riding Became Such a Dominant Force in BMX Culture” originally published as a written essay on the ImprimaturBMX website. The “street riding” focused nature of today’s BMX culture is quite obvious in many aspects, but also quite bemoaned by some riders. This piece explains why that has come to be as well as how “street” may no longer be as dominant as it appears.” – Imprimatur BMX
The Madera crew coming through with a short but sweet edit filled with clips that Dylan McCauley, Grant Castelluzzo and Mike Hinkens stacked during a chill session on a ledge spots! Hit play and take a look!
“Did you get the memo? Why aren’t those CPS reports on my desk?! This is a much better kind of memo… Madera’s Dylan McCauley, Mike Hinkens, and Grant Castelluzzo hit a bit of quick fire at a fun flat ledge setup.” – DIG
The latest round of Imprimatur BMX Podcast has arrived. This time around Mike Hinkens caught up with Ryan Fudger to talk about his role and time at Ride BMX and the way media has changed drastically over the years. This was recorded BEFORE Ride got shut down, so I would imagine certain things have changed, but for the most part it’s accurate of how things were and the way things have changed with Social taking over and everything. This is an interesting listen, so hit play and take it all in.
“In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX podcast, Mike Hinkens talks with RideBMX.com brand/content director Ryan Fudger. They take a deep dive into the story of RideBMX’s transition from one of BMX’s major print magazines to an online-only media site. Other major topics include: How the internet devalued print and led to the draining of resources from the industry, the murky metrics of the online platforms we now rely on for sharing media, and the evolution of RideBMX into an adapting and enduring institution of BMX.” – Mike Hinkens
It’s that time for another round of the Imprimatur BMX Podcast! This time around Mike Hinkens caught up with Chris Rye to talk about the film side of BMX. This covers a ton of ground from how Chris got into BMX, what got him hooked on making videos, doing the Props videos, the new Jimmy Levan documentary that is being released next month and much, much more! Chris is a super interesting guy and he’s done a TON of really cool things in BMX that helped shape where it is today. Hit play and take it all in!
“In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX podcast, Mike Hinkens talks with the co-founder and head editor of Props Visual, Chris Rye. They discuss big themes like the relationship between, and the purpose of video in BMX culture as well as the BACO videos all the way up to the fundraiser that spurred “one last issue of Props.” Additionally, they dive into the origins, purpose, influence, and ultimate demise of the Props Video Magazine. Finally, they discuss the production and release plans of the upcoming and highly anticipated Jimmy Levan documentary: “Go Fast, Pull Up.”” – Mike Hinkens
Zack Gerber sits down for an interview on the Imprimatur BMX Podcast…
Mike Hinkens hit us with a link to the latest Imprimatur BMX Podcast for you guys to give a listen. This time around Mike caught up with Zack Gerber to to talk riding, managing and riding in shows, his perspective on BMX as a whole and much, much more. Zack has always been insanely talented on a bike, and he’s always been a vocal person that isn’t scared to share his opinion. Hit play and take it all in!
“In this episode of the ImprimaturBMX podcast, Mike Hinkens has a conversation with hard-hitting BMX rider Zack Gerber in which they explore a few controversial topics including: the politics of twitter, the ethics of doing stunt shows, reasons for growing BMX, modifying as well as building spots, and realigning the demographic focus of BMX media, industry, and culture to not only grow BMX with incoming youths, but to maintain it by supporting aging riders.” – Mike Hinkens
Get a close up look at the Acoustic Stem from Profile Racing…
Is it time for a new BMX stem? Thinking about going with a front load stem? Here’s a detailed look at the Acoustic Stem from Profile Racing in this new video featuring Mike Hinkens. Hit play to let Mike give you the full run through of the stem, along with a good look at some of the details you might not notice just looking at it.
Profile Racing give you some insight into their ever popular 19mm Spline Drive Sprocket..
Thinking about picking up a new BMX Sprocket, and you happen to run a 19mm, 48-spline spindle set of cranks? Profile Racing‘s ever popular 19mm Spline Drive Sprocket might just be for you. Here’s a video where Mike Hinkens goes into detail about the sprocket that comes in multiple-colors and will simplify things for you.
As a side note, I personally run this sprocket and have for years. Never had a problem and love how clean and simple it is!
“BMX PARTS – Profile Racing – 19MM Spline Drive Sprocket
Click play to learn all about another one of our high-end American made bicycle components.
For more information about this specific product click here: Profile Racing Website”