Snakebite always coming through with the classics. Here’s a gem they pulled out of the archives that’ll definitely make your day. Check out Chase DeHart‘s old Mosh video from 2008. This footage might be 11 years old, but it’s still pure gold. Chase’s style never gets old. If you’re looking for some classic street footage, this is definitely one you won’t want to pass up!
It has been a minute since Shad Johnson has dropped a new Snakebite Podcast, but today he has a banger for you to check out. This time around Shad caught up with KC Badger where they talked about a ton of stories from the past, riding in Arizona and Oregon, riding for Kink and more. KC also talks about his transition to life “after BMX” where he has followed his other interests like fishing. This one is over 2 hours long, but it’s a damn good listen. Hit play and take it all in.
“Mid-shool stalwart and KINK BMX legend KC Badger and I talk about the Arizona scene in the late 90’s, his years on Kink, the Mountain Bike Vs BMX Bike debate, dead bodies at the trails, Fly fishing, and much much more.” – Shad Johnson
Snakebite BMX uploaded another gem from the Dirt Bros. “Cheese” video that came out way back in 1994! This time around we get a look at Manuel De La Cruz‘s section that has a mix of street, park and trails footage. I didn’t personally know much about this guy until I saw the section and got the full scoop from the text that came with the video, and it’s pretty awesome. Manuel was definitely ahead of his time and was definitely crushing it. Check out this video and get psyched!
“Underground San Diego shredder, Manuel De La Cruz, earned national notoriety for being the first documented rider to grind down a legit handrail without brakes and without wearing any pads. At the time, most riders were still used to seeing the pros wear a full face helmet or at least full pads to double-peg a rail. So, when Manuel started bombing huge handrails with out safety gear, it was pretty shocking. While he may have been known for hitting big rails, Manuel also got down on ramps, dirt, and had some impressive flatland moves. I’ve gotten to hang out with Manuel a few times since I moved to San Diego, and have always found him to be a generous, humble, and likeable guy who is still really stoked on BMX. Using “Egypt, Egypt” from the 1984 album On the Nile by Egyptian Lover was a stroke of genius, and helped make Manuel’s section one of the more memorable ones from Cheese. Enjoy!!
Video By Fred Ansfield” – Snakebite BMX
BMX has changed a lot since 1994 when the “Cheese” video from the Dirt Bros crew was originally released, but one thing that has stayed the same is that crashing SUCKS. Here’s the crash section from the video that features heavy slams, nut shots, shinners, possible broken tail bones and more. Hit play and take in all the pain!
Video By Fred Ansfield
Snakebite BMX coming through with another section from the Dirt Bros. “Cheese video that came out back in 1994 for you to check out! This time around we get a look at Aaron Krueger’s section that has a ton of trails action with a mix of street and ramps in there as well for good measure. Take a look!
“Prior to watching Cheese, I was aware of Aaron Krueger from a photo of him riding a ditch in an early issue of RIDE, and also from the 2-Hip and B.S. contests. Aaron was a regular at these events, and between 1992 and 1994 he consistently placed in the top 5 of the beginner, and then intermediate class, of every contest he attended. (Not an easy thing to do, since those classes were usually stacked with expert level riders who understandably refused to move up a class and compete against more well known names.) Anyway, here’s Aaron getting down 90s style on some ramps, street, and dirt. Check it out!
Video By Fred Ansfield” – Snakebite BMX
The guys over at Snakebite coming through with another classic for you to enjoy. This time around they’re taking you back to 1994 when the Dirt Bros “Cheese” video was released. Up first, the intro that features a ton of great riding from trails, street and ramp sessions to get the party started off right. It’s pretty wild to think this video is 24 years old already!
“San Diego has always had a pretty thriving BMX scene. Even during the so called “lean years” of the early 90s, the Dirt Bros kept the riding scene in San Diego strong. Today we begin posting sections from 1994’s Dirt Bros Cheese, by Fred Ansfield. Riders include: Sean Yarrol, Vic Murphy, Manuel De La Cruz, Brad Blanchard, Ronnie Farmer, Dana Czeck, Ken Hale, Chad Herrington, Dave Young, Tony Skojack, Aaron Krueger, Eddie Roman, and plenty more. (* Note: The audio in the first part of the video is off because of youtube gremlins.) Check it out!!
Video By Fred Ansfield” – Snakebite
Mike Escamilla sits down with an interview for the Snakebite Podcast!
Here’s the latest podcast interview from Snakebite and DIG. This time around Shad Johnson sat down with Mike “Rooftop” Escamilla to talk about everything from how he got into BMX, video parts, his first sponsors, all the way on up to what he has going on these days. Mike has a million amazing stories and this covers a great ones. Take a listen!
“For our latest DIG BMX X SNAKEBITE podcast I was super excited to sit down and talk BMX with long-time friend and legit legend, Mike ‘Rooftop’ Escamilla! We cover his early days, filming for his break out part in Dirty Deeds, the unspoken ’rules’ that crept into late 90’s riding, what it takes to film a video part, and so much more! If you know Mike you know he speaks openly and this episode pulls no punches. I think you’ll like this one! – Shad Johnson
A little classic Paul Buchanan footage…
Last week we learned that Paul Buchanan passed away, leaving a lot of riders shocked and saddened to hear about the late BMX legend. Since word got out, there has been some of Paul’s footage making its way online. The guys at Snakebite BMX uploaded this gem which is filled with raw clips of Paul riding a backyard ramp setup in Washington back in 1997. It’s pretty wild to think this footage is over 20 years old already. It’s also rad to see the level Paul was on that far back. Hit play and enjoy. Rest in Peace, Paul. BMX will never forget you.
“Paul Buchanan footage from Jarek Naslund’s house in Blaine, Washington during the Infection 4 Premier!
Filmed by Matt Barber” – Snakebite BMX