Meet the riders who spawned Nigeria’s BMX scene

It started with a chance encounter, stumbling across some second-hand BMX bikes from the United States in a Nigeria shop. And following a trawl of some internet videos, it has spawned into a burgeoning BMX scene in the city’s capital, Lagos, transcending socio-economic backgrounds. Here is all you need to know: – The BMX scene only really started six years ago as rider Star Boy, aka Matthew Temitope, a mechanic in Lagos, was among those to stumble across some vintage 1980s freestyle BMXs. After watching videos with friends on his…

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Event Alert: JAM of the CLANS 2017 – Mumbai

India’s biggest street and flatland jam is coming up in Mumbai on 19th November. Sharptune and MascotBMX team from Mumbai, India are calling out the “JAM of the CLANS”. A BMX day of spinning tricks, airs and street spot riot on wheels! Entry fees 100/- INR The Jam starts at Sanpada West near Oriental College under the bridge, gather there shred the spot win money drink some O’cean eat some food and then head to the second spot but before that, cruise the palm beach service road in Sanpada and…

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