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Fast And Fizzy: Falconer Cruiser by Blue Lug

Fast And Fizzy: Falconer Cruiser by Blue Lug

6 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / BMX

It’s been two years since Cameron Falconer blew me away with the fat-tyred mini-velo dirt shredder he built for a Japanese customer. This new lemon sherbet cruiser again proves Falconer’s focus on fabricating insanely fun and functional bikes.

Last Drinks: PAUL x Sierra Nevada Shredder

Last Drinks: PAUL x Sierra Nevada Shredder

3 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / BMX

A couple of weeks ago, we previewed the special collaboration between Paul Components and Sierra Nevada, Paul’s favorite Californian ale. Here’s the result of a combined effort between several NorCal makers — a few green beers notwithstanding.

Velo City: Bicycle Culture and City Life

Terrible One Barcode

There’s plenty of dictionary definitions of ‘terrible’ — and none of them are pleasant. Most of them run along the lines of very shocking and…

T1 Ti Barcode

A favourite book on my shelf is called Rad Rides, a compendium of the Best BMX Bikes Of All Time. It’s a must-read for any…

1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

By the mid-70s, bicycle motocross had grown from a bunch of neighbourhood kids racing their Schwinn Sting-Rays around dirt tracks in empty southern Californian lots…

S&M Intrikat

In 2012, S&M Bikes celebrated their 25th anniversary of manufacturing US-made BMX frames and components. Not a bad innings. Formed from the initials of Chris…

LixBMX RAWR Cobra Pro

Restoring an old bicycle can be an extremely rewarding project, especially when you finally get to roll around on it. Of course, there are always…

FIT Bike Co. WIFI

A few years ago, Freemans Sporting Club, all-American-made clothier and providore, and the sadly-defunct Freeman Transport collaborated on a ‘townie’ that raised the ire of…

Deluxe Sacre Bleu

Maxime Bimar is a Deluxe BMX team rider who gets plenty of airtime at the local trails around his southern French hometown of Peynier. The…

Koizumi Madison Taipan

Some guys go to incredible lengths to restore an old school BMX to period correctness, but Lixy Bacskay is a female Kiwi artist whose latest…

Wilkerson Airlines Riot

In 1988, Ron Wilkerson was the points leader in the American Freestyle Association (AFA) pro ramps class. Halfway through his run, he crashed while performing…

Eastern Bikes Ti Grim Reaper

The BMX is intentionally overbuilt to withstand the rigors of their intended purpose, so manufacturers tread a fine line between structural integrity and usability. Joe…

Mike’s Custom Solid

There’s plenty of steel frames scattered through the pages of Cycle EXIF that have been purposely left in their raw state. Traces of oxidization and…