News RSS

team, tyson jones-peni, vans -

If you've walked into Back Bone in the last ten years, more than likely you've had Tyson Jones-Peni say g'day or spotted him behind the computer. Tyson has been a fixture of the Canberra scene since he moved here in 2005 and now after working at the shop for ten years, has recently become co-owner along with good mate and Back Bone creator Rhysty, moving into the new shop in Belco. Despite them both being flat out getting their heads around doing a shop fit out and being on the other side of town, Tyson hasn't slowed down in riding...

Read more

bowl, comp, russell brindley, team, tyrone edwards, vans -

The last two weeks has been rad for Australian BMX. BMX in general in fact. It's great to see Vans work to create such an amazing, legit contest here in Australia. Not only did Vans invite a whole bunch of international rippers to come over, but they also gave the opportunity for non-invited Australian shredders (and Ryan Nyquist - who spun a 900 in finals!) to shred together, with the top 12 to qualify for the invitational. It's good to have local legends and underground rippers mix in with the likes of Dennis Enarson and Nyquist, as much as it's...

Read more

russell brindley, rusty, team -

Russ has been a busy dude lately, even busier than a business owner and dad can be on the regular, making some serious upgrades to an old trail spot in Canberra over the last 8 months. Adding to that, Russ will be sitting at the judges table over the next two weekends, judging the Vans BMX Pro Cup along with fellow legend & T-1 brethren, Joe Rich. Rusty also found the time to fire out some Top 5's, so if you want to find out what makes one of the most stylish dudes on the planet tick, keep a readin'!...

Read more

chris harti, team -

Harti in the deep bowl at Belconnen - if you're wondering how deep that bowl is, check out the height of the dudes in the background.. Photo: Tyson Our first post in our new blog and it's a doozy, Chris Harti lays down his thoughts. Harti has been on a tear lately.. Summer does that, long hours to ride, and no shortage of places to ride, it's no wonder Chris has been blitzing whatever his tires roll on.. I personally can't wait to watch him tear the Vans bowl comp in Manly a new one at the end of the...

Read more