While riding today I decide to tripod film a link that I found out a smoother way to get into. This car rolls up, then rolls up closer. Dude gets out…seen him before and wants to chit chat but I am so close to pulling this. Few words exchanged and I know he is filming me which is fine. But I need this trick and my camera is rolling. He walks in front of my camera as I am getting into my link so I stop and tell him to scoot over a bit as I am filming. He says I know your filming I saw the camera. I did the stop for a blank stare look at him then continued and pulled it right after. Not sure if this dude helped or hunted what I was trying to do but it worked out. Best reference is a deer in the headlights. Dude bro you a deer and am headlights… anyways. This week I usually say is good or insane or the best…so this week I am going to say all of that plus infinity. Some weeks are slow but this one is on a roll…scroll down and be a deer and check it all out. Thanks. -Chad D
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Ever catch someone in a lie and they can’t back out? Trying to do an event in front of my shop Mr. B’s and my landlord gave me the thumbs up and she was excited. What I did not know is that she told her insurance to not cover this and deny us our event permit letter. I busted the insurance guy, nice guy, but to have my landlord pawn it off on insurance was as shady as it gets. If your honest, don’t lie, and do what you say you will go a long way. Listen to this, use this, make this a part of your life. YES I may have popped out a few gray hairs from this situation but they can all be friends with the mass amount of grays pushing through from other events. Friends will be friends. Push forward and make whatever you do happen. Hiccups or landlords can’t rule. And if you such shit have other people do your dirty work. It works for some people. Enjoy this weeks post. Lots of news. And I would like to announce the flatland contest which is happening NOT in front of my shop but at the local skatepark Candyland in Longwood, Florida on March 26th with a good pro purse. -Chad D   Continue reading

Ever seen a squirrel drop out of a tree, thud, and run off? Pretty sure we all have…but this is some funny shit. Specially when they fall like 20 feet. Saw this today. It is only human to be shocked but also laugh and say damn…then a pause just in case the lil prick is really hurt. Knowing your not going to do anything to help. I mean your not going to risk getting what they have to help them. And stomping it is really pretty gnarly. I have yet to both help or stomp a squirrel. They always land hard as hell, shake it off, and go back to collecting nuts or what they do. They do make a shitty noise that almost sounds like GET OUT OF HERE YOU. Always when they are really high up in a tree and know we can’t do nothing to them. Taunting it feels like. So I guess today I am happy for a few things; 1- the squirrel did not get hurt 2- I did not have to stomp one 3- that those lil pricks don’t get the best of me by taunting me. With all that said, go collect nuts if that is what your into. Be nice and laugh and funny stuff even if its a squirrel falling. And check out this weeks post below…killing it. -Chad D Continue reading

HAPPY NEW YEAR BUBS

2015 is almost over and we want to say thank you to all 15k followers and supporters of #decobmx #bmx #ridebmx #deco #bmxisfun #2015 #2015bestnine 710 posts this year generating over 195k likes and close to 500k comments. Thank you my people, if your a bot I guess thanks?, and those who support DecoBMX and what we do. -Chad D Also take a look at the team, supporters, and flow riders all with support of DecoBMX

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Every winter I come back to this spot expecting this hitching post to be gone. It’s been 7 years since Jeff Harrington and I spent $30 on this thing. Thanks for sticking around. Downside ice wedge care of @biffcheese yesterday morning. #Bmx #decobmx @decobmx #profileracing MATT COPLON @matt_coplon

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We figured Xmas eve morning would be a great time, slow, and easy to film with the sun starting to come up and the fishing buddies slowly piling up with bobbers and gear while we filmed some flatland on a famous historic bridge. Brian Stump hit me up about this but we have different schedules that it was a trick to make this happen. This spot is so famous and it was awesome to finally work this out…plus the trains were flying by non stop to add some extras to the video…here is what is up with the bridge:

Lake Monroe Bridge was originally built between 1932 and 1933 as a replacement for a wooden bridge (tolled until 1926) that was manually operated. It was a Warren-Truss Swing bridge, fabricated by Ingall’s Iron Works of Birmingham, Alabama, the swing gear was manufactured by Earle Gear and Machine Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was erected by W.W. White of St. Petersburg, Florida. The contracting company for the Florida State Road Department was Kreis Contracting Company of Knoxville, Tennessee.[1]

Construction of the bridge provided economic relief to the region during the peak of the Great Depression, and the tourism it facilitated provided further relief after that period. When Interstate 4 was built in the late-1960s along with the original version of the nearby St. Johns River Veterans Memorial Bridge, it provided temporary relief for the Lake Monroe Bridge, which proved to be crucial after the opening of Walt Disney World southwest of Orlando. Unfortunately in the latter portion of the 20th Century, the bridge proved to be inadequate to handle more modern traffic. In 1994, the bridge was replaced by the Bill Benedict Bridge a much higher concrete slab bridge that has four lanes, and was built between this and a CSX Railroaddrawbridge that originally served the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. The remnants of the bridge can now be found in Lake Monroe Wayside Park along US 17-92 in Sanford, and now survives as a fishing pier and overlook…and great FLATLAND riding spot. -Chad D

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Chad DeGroot Bridge Ride

While on the #profileracing trip we made a session at the famous Peristyle spot which is so famous, smooth, and such a good vibe. Here TA ran it like he is known to even with a few Agro face moves. Here just before the hop. Even Lil Jon stopped by along with @scottobmx @chaddegroot @matt_coplon and more with the snaps from www.ootiblack.com @ooti made for a great session. Also check it all out on the live feed taped that day on Terry Adams FB page or here https://www.facebook.com/terryadamsflatland/videos/1101517876539741/ #bmx #decobmx @terryadamsbmx #profileZcoaster #flatland

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MATT COPLON 9:32am. Lone wolf solo session selfie. Another year of this. #decobmx @decobmx #profileracing @profile_racing #etniesbmx @flbmx #flbmx #bmx #choosetampa #hiddentampa @matt_coplon

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Here is your DecoBMX recap December 2015
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We figured Xmas eve morning would be a great time, slow, and easy to film with the sun starting to come up and the fishing buddies slowly piling up with bobbers and gear while we filmed some flatland on a famous historic bridge. Brian Stump hit me up about this but we have different schedules that it was a trick to make this happen. This spot is so famous and it was awesome to finally work this out…plus the trains were flying by non stop to add some extras to the video…here is what is up with the bridge: Lake Monroe Bridge was originally built between 1932 and 1933 as a replacement for a wooden bridge (tolled until 1926) that was manually operated. It was a Warren-Truss Swing bridge, fabricated by Ingall’s Iron Works of Birmingham, Alabama, the swing gear was manufactured by Earle Gear and Machine Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was erected by W.W. White of St. Petersburg, Florida. The contracting company for the Florida State Road Department was Kreis Contracting Company of Knoxville, Tennessee.[1] Construction of the bridge provided economic relief to the region during the peak of the Great Depression, and the tourism it facilitated provided further relief after that period. When Interstate 4 was built in the late-1960s along with the original version of the nearby St. Johns River Veterans Memorial Bridge, it provided temporary relief for the Lake Monroe Bridge, which proved to be crucial after the opening of Walt Disney World southwest of Orlando. Unfortunately in the latter portion of the 20th Century, the bridge proved to be inadequate to handle more modern traffic. In 1994, the bridge was replaced by the Bill Benedict Bridge a much higher concrete slab bridge that has four lanes, and was built between this and a CSX Railroaddrawbridge that originally served the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. The remnants of the bridge can now be found in Lake Monroe Wayside Park along US 17-92 in Sanford, and now survives as a fishing pier and overlook…and great FLATLAND riding spot. #decobmx @chaddegroot #bmx #flatland @torquebmx #growbmx #ride @profile_racing @decobmx LINK https://youtu.be/J75DG2uWK5U

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