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'What's Good?' Josh Irvine X Primo 'Made in Taiwan'
freestyle / by Mike V

'What's Good?' Josh Irvine X Primo 'Made in Taiwan'

Welcome to round 25 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series. For this weeks episode, we bring on board the enigmatic Josh Irvine of having gone full circle fame. Check it out, you might be surprised by the dude's selection and description.

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'What's Good?' Sean Gardner X Levi's Video (Anthony Napolitan)
freestyle / by Mike V

'What's Good?' Sean Gardner X Levi's Video (Anthony Napolitan)

Round 24 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, this time featuring one of our own, Sean Gardner ('Koroshon'). Check it out to see what the dude has to say about one of his favourite BMX videos, and watch the part while you're there, it's certainly worth a re-up.

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CULT Crew (AUS) in Brisbane
freestyle / by Mike V

CULT Crew (AUS) in Brisbane

Gaze at this my BMX brethren. The Aussie boys comin' in hot for CULT Crew, taking off a week of work to deliver 6 and a half minutes of street action out of Brisbane. Salad on the lens, additional words from Will Fraser.

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'What's Good?' Lachlan Kirkwood X Alex Coleborn 'Shootin' It'
freestyle / by Mike V

'What's Good?' Lachlan Kirkwood X Alex Coleborn 'Shootin' It'

Episode 23 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, featuring Brisbane's own Lachlan Kirkwood. For the tech crew out there, this one is for you. For the rest of ya's, there might be something new in this for you, keep your mind open!

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'A While Between Drinks' - A Discussion with  Jack Gruber
freestyle / by Mike V

'A While Between Drinks' - A Discussion with Jack Gruber

An absence on social media cannot be understood in the same plane as reality. Huh? Just because Jack Gruber hasn't been posting riding clips on Instagram doesn't mean the dude hasn't been riding. In fact, he has, so much so that he's produced a video part for United. Check it out as well as a discussion around what the fella has been up to lately.

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Jason Petersen + Big Baby Ghost Fingers
freestyle / by Mike V

Jason Petersen + Big Baby Ghost Fingers

As shot through by the homie Jason Petersen, here we have a mixtape from Vancouver B.C, featuring a bunch of bikers having fun, enjoying life as it passes by. It's casual, it's approachable.

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'What's Good?' Tom Boorman X Ride 'Thunder'
freestyle / by Mike V

'What's Good?' Tom Boorman X Ride 'Thunder'

Episode 22 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, this time with Tom Boorman, a self-proclaimed BMX nerd and tragic, offering what are probably the key ingredients to a detailed and engaging episode.

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The Metal Guy: A Discussion with Kaleb Olden
freestyle / by Mike V

The Metal Guy: A Discussion with Kaleb Olden

LUXBMX proudly presents a feature interview with Tasmanian based biker and producer of home grown BMX frames, Kaleb Olden and his 'Oldenimade' operation. This is one for the true BMX heads out there, an inspiration for anyone wondering if it is possible to do it yourself! Click through to get deep into the annals of producing BMX frames, living in Tasmania, the dudes influences, nu-metal and Tasmanian biking!

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No Plan/Good Plan - Nathan Seeley
freestyle / by Mike V

No Plan/Good Plan - Nathan Seeley

One for the Brisbane heads and bona fide street lurkers, Nathan Seeley in front of the Raph Jeroma-Williams VX1K, including a statement from the dude himself.

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'What's Good?' Paterico Fallico x 'Changa's Bangers'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

'What's Good?' Paterico Fallico x 'Changa's Bangers'

Episode 21 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, featuring Gold Coast ramp demon Paterico Fallico.

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'Bluey's World': BTS with Louie Hewitt
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

'Bluey's World': BTS with Louie Hewitt

Welcome all my brothers and sisters. The LUXBMX Journal has you covered today, especially if you were seeking to have something shake you up, to hear a different perspective, to see something a little off-kilter to the norm. Take a dive into a discussion with emerging Sydney biker, Louie 'Bluey' Hewitt.

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Covert Conversations: With Brayden McPharlin
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Covert Conversations: With Brayden McPharlin

Take a read as we get the low down on the latest Brayden McPharlin video part, with the man himself taking us through some of the key moments.

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What's Good? Luke Snelling X 'How Hard Is It'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Luke Snelling X 'How Hard Is It'

Perth loves Perth and I love that. Take a sniff as we handle episode 20 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, featuring Luke Snelling. This is a classic for all you trendy ledge gropers, take it in good and proper.

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Focalpoint 'Clocked In': Behind the Scenes with Leon Sablinskis
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Focalpoint 'Clocked In': Behind the Scenes with Leon Sablinskis

Take a read as LUXBMX goes behind the scenes with Leon Sablinskis, the editor of many a classic Australian BMX DVD, as we narrow in on what it was like to produce the Focalpoint 'Clocked In' film.

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Music to Memory: TCU 'Y&R' X Portishead 'Dummy'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Music to Memory: TCU 'Y&R' X Portishead 'Dummy'

'Music to Memory' a near faded concept, resurrected before the shadows engulf. This is a piece written under the intention of combining BMX and music, to then indulge on going deep into an album which has worked to influence the biking landscape.

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What's Good? Cobe Hansen X Markit 'Zero'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Cobe Hansen X Markit 'Zero'

We're back, it's been a couple weeks without a 'What's Good?' as other pieces are prioritised. Thanks to the efforts of Cobe Hansen, episode 19 of the series awaits your eager eyes, click through to read about and watch the selection of young Cobe.

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Stayin' Busy: With Jayden Fong
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Stayin' Busy: With Jayden Fong

Having started off with the intention of delivering another 'What's Good?' episode, the temptation was too hot to branch into further topics of discussion. Take a read as LUXBMX delves into life in Perth and of course, BMX videos, with ex-Sydney biker Jayden Fong.

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OG Flemington Banks Jam: Raw Footage
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

OG Flemington Banks Jam: Raw Footage

Raw footage from the very first Flemington Banks jam, from the early to mid 2000s and featuring some of Australian BMX's most influential heads.

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PAWGED OUT: The Hambone Crew in NZ
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

PAWGED OUT: The Hambone Crew in NZ

Well, well, well, have we got something to tap your mojo reserves today. Have you been sitting on your ass, lacking in excitement? Avoid feeling sad by reading this, it's that easy. Tag along as we follow the 'Hambone Chronicles' crew as they tour the south island of New Zealand, riding bikes and making memories.

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Master Chef Dev for Odyssey BMX
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Master Chef Dev for Odyssey BMX

Video of the week, carefully selected for your ease and viewing pleasure. Let's try and build some trust here, I promise this will be to your liking!

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Colin Winkelmann Props 40 Interview
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Colin Winkelmann Props 40 Interview

File under miscellaneous, today's highlight is a re-up of a timeless Props interview from Issue 40 (released in 2001) featuring the late Colin Winkelmann.

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What's Good? Jack 'Techie' Murnane X Animal 'Can I Eat'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Jack 'Techie' Murnane X Animal 'Can I Eat'

Round 18 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, this time featuring Jack 'Techie' Murnane. Get into it.

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War Party: The 'Destroyed' Series
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

War Party: The 'Destroyed' Series

If you haven't already wrapped your gear around the War Party 'Destroyed' series, check it out, it's your insight into the behind the scenes of working on a BMX video project.

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What's Good? Brendan Boeck x Fox 'Expendable 2'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Brendan Boeck x Fox 'Expendable 2'

Check it out my brothers, episode 17 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, this time featuring Brendan Boeck from our nations capital.

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BrisBANG>BrisVEGAS
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

BrisBANG>BrisVEGAS

Sus the latest Brisbane BMX mixtape, produced by Adelaide biker Mitch Fieg and featuring a selection of horny bicycle operators, including a description of how the video came about from LUXBMXs Will Fraser. 

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'Doggy Style': A Discussion with Ian Fleming
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

'Doggy Style': A Discussion with Ian Fleming

LUXBMX gets the lowdown on the latest Fiend BMX video, 'Doggy Style', featuring Matt Comeau as produced by Ian Fleming. Get a sniff for what was involved in the making of what was one of 2023s sickest parts as we sit down and chat with Ian. 

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'Fall In The Woods' by Ryan Navazio
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

'Fall In The Woods' by Ryan Navazio

A shorter piece, post JK interview, something to relish in, to make you feel warm and fuzzy, with minimal attention required. Enjoy the following video, it is charming.

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Shooting The Breeze: With Jack Kelly
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Shooting The Breeze: With Jack Kelly

As a key influence of Fiend pro and Sydney based biker, Lewis Mills, the contribution of Melbourne's Jack Kelly has not gone unnoticed. Having been on the down low for a number of years and short of fanfare, I was curious as to why the absence and what he's been up to. The following piece details just that and more. Take a read as JK and I delve into BMX past and present, injuries, contemporary hobbies and life to the minute!

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What's Good? Ryan Rostirolla X Miki Fleck 'Caipirinha'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Ryan Rostirolla X Miki Fleck 'Caipirinha'

Three cheers for consistency! Round 16 of the 'What's Good?' series is live and awaiting your attention. Check it out, this one features Sunshine Coast biker and LUXBMX team rider, Ryan Rostirolla.

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Off The Couch Jam 2024: Raw Footage
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Off The Couch Jam 2024: Raw Footage

The 2024 'Off The Couch' jam went down last weekend, we're here to offer you a glimpse of the day with a LUXBMX raw video, check it out.

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Mid-School BMX Hit: Luke Weatherall in 2004
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Mid-School BMX Hit: Luke Weatherall in 2004

Today's must watch, Luke Weatherall destroying Camberwell skatepark from 2004.

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What's Good? Jon Mackellar X Anthem II
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Jon Mackellar X Anthem II

Round 15 of the LUXBMX 'What's Good?' series, check in as we turn to Brisbane biker and certified lifer, Jon Mackellar.

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What's Good? Mitch Pike x TCU 'Young & Retarded'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Mitch Pike x TCU 'Young & Retarded'

Round fourteen of the LUXBMX segment 'What's Good?', sniffing about in the BMX community for a biker that's keen to nerd out on an influential BMX video. For this episode, we nuzzle in with Adelaide biker, Mitch Pike.

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Shooting The Breeze: With Trevor Sigloch
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Shooting The Breeze: With Trevor Sigloch

LUXBMX proudly presents 'Shooting The Breeze: With Trevor Sigloch', a comprehensive discussion with a rusted on BMX assailant. The dude represents all the meaningful characteristics of what riding bikes can offer and continues to be a force for growing BMX from the ground up. Enjoy this one!

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Ween - 'Feeling It'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Ween - 'Feeling It'

The Ween crew have just released an 8 minute mixtape, showcasing bikers doing their thang from Brisbane to the Gold Coast. It's hot and this is hot. Take a look would ya!

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What's Good? Jason Petersen X FBM BMX 'Thousand Yard Stare'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Jason Petersen X FBM BMX 'Thousand Yard Stare'

Round 13 of the 'What's Good?' segment brought to you by LUXBMX. For today's version, we speak with Canadian based biker Jason 'Sprouter' Petersen.

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Ween: QLD-ACT
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Ween: QLD-ACT

The 'Ween' boys recently made the voyage to Canberra for the 2023 ACT Jam, coming back with a bunch of memories, new biking skills as well as a bunch of photos and a killer video. Take a read as we speak with the crew to find out how the trip went down.

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Ride BMX (US): Tim 'Fuzzy' Hall Cover
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Ride BMX (US): Tim 'Fuzzy' Hall Cover

Join us as we hark back over 20 years to take in a small glimpse of the legendary Tim 'Fuzzy' Hall, based around his October 2000 Ride BMX (US) magazine cover

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Adrian Varela for Pusher BMX 'Prairie Rose'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Adrian Varela for Pusher BMX 'Prairie Rose'

Don't you just love when a crazy good video comes from left-field, taking you completely by surprise and bringing the hype. This project does just that.

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Matt Comeau for Fiend BMX: Doggy Style
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Matt Comeau for Fiend BMX: Doggy Style

The greatest freestyle BMX video of the year, arriving just in time to wipe out all others vying for contention. Take a look as we discover the biking magic of Matt Comeau as presented by videographer, Ian Fleming.

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LUX Flow Check In: Wilton Hedley
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

LUX Flow Check In: Wilton Hedley

Take a look to see what LUX Flow rider and professional floater, Wilton Hedley, has been up to of late, including a fresh bike and a look at some classic videos.

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Hallowed Content: A Stream of Quality
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Hallowed Content: A Stream of Quality

Last week was insane for BMX video releases, with there being at a minimum a handful of proper valuable projects. Take a look for yourself as we collate said videos in one place for your ease.

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What's Good? Cody Pollard x Marvin Loetterle in 'Criminal Mischief'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Cody Pollard x Marvin Loetterle in 'Criminal Mischief'

Episode twelve of the 'What's Good?' segment, brought to you by Cody Pollard and his somewhat surprising choice of Marvin Loetterle in Little Devil's fabled 2001 video, 'Criminal Mischief'.

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Analog Adolescence: by Greg Barnes
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Analog Adolescence: by Greg Barnes

Building on the 'What's Good?' series, this week benefits from the mind and photography of NZ born, Australian based biker and media producer, Greg Barnes. Take a read as we go deep on influential BMX media.

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Prody BMX: A Month in the Life of Colony BMX
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Prody BMX: A Month in the Life of Colony BMX

Another upload from the Prody YouTube, this time a month in the 'life' of Colony BMX, a video documenting the crew as they journey through Australia and New Zealand. Don't sleep on this one, it's more than worth your while.

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LUXBMX: The Weekender 002
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

LUXBMX: The Weekender 002

Each time I think we've maxed out our ability to produce downright dauntless content, the engine room ramps it up even further. Click through to see episode 2 of 'The Weekender' series, as well as a promo video for our new summer apparel range.

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BTS of Cinema 'Terminal': A Chat with Peter Adam
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

BTS of Cinema 'Terminal': A Chat with Peter Adam

Take a read as we get the lowdown on the latest Cinema x Nathan Williams project 'Terminal', straight from the mind of videographer Peter Adam. 

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LUXBMX: The Weekender 001
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

LUXBMX: The Weekender 001

Feast upon more quality content from the LUXBMX content creators, this time, a new series called 'The Weekender', the pilot project documenting Raph and Will in the streets of Brisbane.

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What's Good? Connor Bacalso x Moto-Bunka 'Crossover'
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

What's Good? Connor Bacalso x Moto-Bunka 'Crossover'

Check out round eleven of 'What's Good?', connecting Adelaide biker Connor Bacalso with his beloved Moto-Bunka selection.

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Aryei Levenson x S&M Pro Video
freestyle / by Mike Vockenson

Aryei Levenson x S&M Pro Video

While we await the video proper from the 2023 ACT Jam, there exists one such project to tease the senses in the painstaking interim - an Aryei Levenson x S&M x Stew Johnson video which features depravity in the form of multiple rocket combos. Click through.

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