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spacer grey28.10.06 | Blake "Bilko" Williams Column

Blake Williams

  Hello forty8 fans, Bilko here just checkin in with another update on whats been happening. At the moment I am in spain for a competition, along with Cam Sinclair, Kris Brock and Remi Bizouard. Lately I have had a couple of comps at home and some demos.
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spacer grey28.10.06 | Martin Schenk Column

Martin Schenk

  It's been pretty quiet around austrians FMX rider No. 1 - But the reason for the lack of recent updates hasn't been the lack of things to do! Exactly the opposite has been the case!
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spacer grey28.10.06 | Nokia FMX Show in Prague

Nokia Freestyle Motocross Prague

  The event takes place on the December 2nd, 2006 in Prague, Czech Republic. Riders will be Mike Mason, Andy Bell, Dustin Miller, Robbie Maddison, Morgan Carlson and many others. Highlight is the young local Petr Pilat (just 15 years old) flipping over 20 meters long gap ...
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spacer grey24.10.06 | Pastrana wins his First Rally Championship

Travis Pastrana

  The motorcycling racing phenom turned rally car racer became the youngest Rally Champion in Rally America history this weekend by winning the 2006 Rally America National Championship. Travis has been the dominate force this year in the Rally America series, earning three rally victories, four 2nd place finishes and a Gold medal at the inaugural X Games Rally event.

spacer grey20.10.06 | Column | Fab Bauersachs

Fab Bauersachs

  Fab Bauersachs wrote a column for his german fans. He talks about his ups and downs the last weeks. He rode a lot of shows and contests. He also works on the backflip lately. read story

spacer grey20.10.06 | Column | Busty Wolter

Busty Wolter

  A stressy but succesful last week is over. The intermot in Cologne kept me busy. On the first two days of the week I was busy with the SUZUKI team with their press conference and the SUZUKI party, where I had to jump a show in the middle of the night in front of ecstatic dealers and VIPs.… read story

spacer grey20.10.06 | Freddy Peters in the backflippers club

Freddy Peters

  The 20 year old german FMX Pro Freddy Peters reached the club of the German Backflippers.
Last Saturday he did his first Backflip in a Contest at the Suzuki NIGHT of the JUMPs in Cologne. With his really good run, he ended up on #7 at this high quality field of riders. Freddy Peters now entered the Top20 of the FIM IFMXF World Championship.

spacer grey20.10.06 | Column | Øystein Kjørstad


  Øystein Kjørstad wrote us a column about how the things were going the last weeks. He had a lot to do - the Norwegian MX Championship, FMX show and the IFMXF NOTJ. So check out, what Øystein has to say … read story

spacer grey19.10.06 | Startalk | Morgan Carlson

Morgan Carlson


He is one of the newcomers 2007. He finished at the last IFMXF NOTJ event in Cologne with a solid 3rd place on a really tricky setup. That was a kind of breakthrough in the european FMX scene for him. We talked with Morgan to know more about this great swedish guy with a lot of skills … read story

spacer grey19.10.06 | Event preview | Yeah Festival | Brazil

Yeah Festival


Brazilian Noise - Freestyle Motocross, Skateboard and Rock n' Roll! All that in the same event during 12 hours with a lot of fun. We are talking about Yeah Festival. And here are the facts ... read story

spacer grey17.10.06 | Backspin Story NOTJ Cologne | German special

Remi Bizouard


Here is a special backspin story of the Suzuki Night of the Jumps in Cologne. The story is written by our supporter TT and pix by Andre "upcoming photohero" Villa and Wikinger - enjoy it ... read story

spacer grey15.10.06 | DEW ACTIONSPORTS TOUR | Orlando

DEW Actionsports Tour 2006


Orlando, Fla. - October 15, 2006 - The Dew Action Sports Tour, the pro tour of action sports, today wrapped up its final day of competition for the 2006 season at PlayStation® Pro, the fifth and final stop of the Tour, at the TD Waterhouse Centre. Nate Adams won the Freestyle Motocross season title ... read story

spacer grey15.10.06 | Remi Bizouard won NOTJ in Cologne

Remi Bizouard


Remi Bizouard sneaks in ahead of Wolter and Carlson in Cologne crash thriller. The Suzuki NIGHT of the JUMPs series had their stop-over in Cologne for the 9th round of the FIM IFMXF World Championships. Mat Rebeaud (SUI) crashed in training and could not start as well as Spanish Nicolas Ortuno ... read story

spacer grey15.10.06 | Mat Rebeaud injured

Mat Rebeaud


Some bad news about X Games silver medal winner and European top dog Mat Rebeaud. Mat broke his femur doing a Superman Backflip during the practise session at the Night of the Jumps in Cologne. He already had a surgery in Cologne and we hope Mat will come back in ca. 3 months. Get well soon Mat!

spacer grey15.10.06 | Red Bull "Ride to the Hills" road trip

Ride to the Hills


The Red Bull "Ride to the Hills" is one of the biggest Freeride contests of the world. The riders need a lot of skills and bike control. This year big dogs like Travis Pastrana, Nate Adams, Drake McElroy and MX legend Jeremy McGrath will take part ... read story

spacer grey02.10.06 | Andre Villa Column

Andre Villa


Andre Villa wrote us a column about how the things are going these days. Especially about his time at the X Fighters in Madrid and some other contests and events. So check it out, what Andre has to say ... read story

spacer grey03.10.06 | Rebeaud won in Zürich

Lukas Weis


Mat Rebeaud won the FMX Contest followed by Jey Rouanet from France, who also did some nice Tricks like NacNac Backflip. Lukas Weis from Germany (check out the Whip pic on the left) placed 3rd ... read story