Bios

brittles February 20, 2017 0 comments

#RememberThis- Cyrus Amato of Cy’s Cycle Center

I received news this week from Rodney Morweiser that one of the people responsible for our involvement in bicycles themselves had passed away. The man was Cyrus Amato, the owner of Cy’s Cycle Center. It was a pretty horrible feeling knowing that a man who had helped so many kids...
2011 Bios Freestyle Racing
brittles February 2, 2017 0 comments

#RememberThis- The land of Summerslam, Brian P’s Old School Shop

“I always wanted to own a bike shop when I was a kid, having this let’s me realize the dream without all the drama that comes with having a real shop.” (paraphrased a bit but that is basically Brian explaining why tons of BMX history is set up, BMX Bike...
2009 Freestyle
brittles January 31, 2017 0 comments

#RememberThis- “Jonesing For A Good Time” The Jones Family and BMX

The scene in the Somerset County area has really taken off over these last few  years with a huge group of locals who are tearing it up out there and are “making it happen”, in an area that I once called home. With Ken Cornell’s Wheelpark in Somerville at the center of...
2009 Freestyle
brittles January 25, 2017 0 comments

#RememberThis- The East Coast Is The Right Coast (Part 1)

Before Phil Delizia, before Brian Shute, before it all. There was a group of dudes who met on a weekly basis in Millville New Jersey to race their BMX bikes. The year was 1976. One of the riders was Dave Dechert. Dave went all the way and became the first...
Racing The East Coast Is The Right Coast

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BMXNJ Video

brittles January 26, 2017 0 comments

#RememberThis- The East Coast Is The Right Coast (Part 5)

This is the final installment of The Dave Dechert Story video, “The East Coast Is The Right Coast”. It was a real pleasure to bring this video interview to life with Dave. I hope that in some way this inspires people to get out and make BMX just as huge as...
2009 The East Coast Is The Right Coast
brittles January 26, 2017 0 comments

#RememberThis- The East Coast Is The Right Coast (Part 4)

Organized BMX in NJ began in Millville in 1976. This is the fourth part of an interview series with one of the racing pioneers who would eventually go on to race and win against the established pros of that era in BMX racing. The man’s name is Dave Dechert. In...
2009 The East Coast Is The Right Coast