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Jack Gruber 'A While Between Drinks'

A while between drinks’ was filmed in the transition of moving from Canberra ACT to Melbourne Victoria - and what a ride that was. 262-ish days of lockdown in Melbourne, a fractured foot and ribs, torn ankle ligaments and still a bunch of awesome times sprinkled throughout...

- Jack Gruber

April 02, 2024 — Tyson Jones-Peni
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Troy Lee Designs D4 Helmet Review (2024) - Is a $1100 AUD full face helmet worth it?

Used by everyone from World Champion BMX racers, to the wildest Freeride MTBers, the Troy Lee D4 helmet offers up the highest level of protection and features of just about any full face helmet on the market.

With the range making its way into Backbone, we thought we'd see what the benefits - and potential setbacks - are of the latest Troy Lee D4 full face helmet release, comparing all three options.

March 23, 2024 — Tyson Jones-Peni
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Mike Aitken: The BMX GOAT

Just wanted to share with you the greatest of all time, Mike Aitken.

Mikey is a huge inspiration here at Backbone.

His style on and off the bike, his attitude, his trick selection, his bike setup... Mike Aitken influenced BMX in a way that would be hard to replicate. In fact, we're sure no one has influenced BMX like Mikey has, since...

Read on.

March 05, 2024 — Tyson Jones-Peni
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2024 is shaping up to be the year for BMX events (Woden Jam photos)

It's mid February and we've already been pumping here in Australia with BMX events.

There is a plethora of BMX jams and events coming up for the first half of 2024, read on to find out when to mark your calendars!

February 17, 2024 — Tyson Jones-Peni
Tags: jam
5 reasons why kids should ditch the console and grab a BMX - Back Bone BMX

5 reasons why kids should ditch the console and grab a BMX

In a world dominated by screens and virtual realities, you can see how kids can get lost in the captivating landscapes of video games.

While gaming undoubtedly has its ups, there's a compelling case to be made for embracing a more physically engaging alternative – BMX riding.

We’ve got the lowdown below on why dropping the control and getting your hands on a BMX bike is the real game changer..

Read on:

January 30, 2024 — Tyson Jones-Peni
Tags: kids bmx
Unlocking BMX Mastery: Why Investing in a Kids BMX Bike is a Parenting Game-Changer - Back Bone BMX

Unlocking BMX Mastery: Why Investing in a Kids BMX Bike is a Parenting Game-Changer

Hold on tight as we cruise through my BMX journey – from my childhood antics to becoming a BMX-loving dad.

Picture a five-year-old version of me eyeing his first BMX, a makeshift, converted dragster with BMX parts that ignited a lifelong passion. The year was 1981, where Canberra's BMX scene was booming, and homemade tracks were the norm.

Now, let's talk about the real game-changer: the kids BMX bike.

January 22, 2024 — Tyson Jones-Peni
ACT Jam 2023 Recap + Photo Gallery - Back Bone BMX

ACT Jam 2023 Recap + Photo Gallery

The biggest BMX event of the year in Australia is over for another year

It's been just over a month since ACT Jam 2023. It was the best one yet. Big trails, epic street course and a ripper video premiere of the top 8 videos...

December 16, 2023 — Tyson Jones-Peni
ACT Jam 2023 Full Details! - Back Bone BMX

ACT Jam 2023 Full Details!

Details of this year's ACT Jam is here! One of the biggest BMX events in the world and it's tenth year running, this year the Boost Mobile ACT Jam will take place at a purpose built trail and ramp course at Stromlo Forest Park, Canberra's premiere cycling park...
October 20, 2023 — Tyson Jones-Peni
Tags: act jam
Watch Cult Corey Walsh BMX video 'Dysphoria' right now - Back Bone BMX

Watch Cult Corey Walsh BMX video 'Dysphoria' right now

You've probably heard a million times when reading about BMX videos, 'this is a must watch', but anything Corey is doing, you've just got to set aside some time to watch it - hopefully with a big screen, and the music turned up....
October 04, 2023 — Tyson Jones-Peni
Tags: bowl street