Tsutomu just updated us with a few pics and is excited about his new color JACKPOT coming out in December. Reserve one now before they are gone. Also check more specs and info here: https://decobmx.com/2009/06/19/jackpot-tsutomu-signature-frame/
“I competed in two events. Rhur games & BMX world’s in Cologne Germany. I ended up getting 4th place in Rhur games just missing the podium And ended up in 7th At the worlds.
This year has been a world wind of traveling, competing, and training. I’m really stoked to be in these finals and I have a five-year plan mapped out to get me where I want. My goal is to hold my son on the top of these podiums In many countries around the world. I wanted to share this with you guys to let you know where The new motivation has came from. It’s from being a new dad. I’m very eager to show my son that anything is possible and I would hate for him to look back at old photos of me at the top. I’d rather him see me at the top himself. Anyway, I felt it was important to loop you guys in on all this.
My next Demos/Contest are listed below Along with some photos from the past two Competitions. “
-Red Bull show August 8th -10th Tijuana MX-Voodoo Jam August 17th New Orleans -Chengdu, China 3rd stop of FISE series November -Chengdu, China First ever UCI World Championship Flatland (Also November) -TA Terry Adams @terryadamsbmx
Ever thought about filming a section once a year after you turn 40? Matt Coplon, longtime TM/ rider/ wearer of many hats at Profile, celebrated moving up to Level 4.2 by putting together another collection of clips captured over the last year or so (this is his third such edit since he hit level 4). The last line at the infamous Buena Vista pool is classic. Long may these parts continue! ___________________ “Celebrating the daily motivation I still feel upon turning 42; here’s a collection of clips captured during sessions after work and in the downtime between filming with the Profile crew while on the road. Thanks to Profile Racing. Thanks to Eric “Easy” Fabrisiak, Steve Caro, Dillon Leeper, Bobby Proctor, Jeff Maurer, Chad Degroot, Luis Pinzon, Chris Childs, Eric Holladay, and Kyle Kisling for motivation and assistance with filming. Thanks for watching, I hope you enjoy. See you on the road…” – Matt Coplon Cover Photo by Kyle Kisling. Song: “Electrolux” by Hoover. Song usage care of Dischord Records. www.dischord.com _____________________
Through my Job at Profile, between doing sales, promo, and team trips, I travel with my bike quite a bit. Unfortunately, I’ve learned the hard way that traveling with my main, custom FBM build is just asking for logistic brutality; getting tossed around between connections, being thrown into the belly of of the aircraft only to have hundreds of pounds of luggage hurtled on top, and then the final dings/scratches/dents while in close vicinity to everyone else’s rigs on the trip. I’m anal not only about how my bike functions, but how it looks. A beaten up frame drives me nuts.A couple months ago, I bought a Deco S/T frame from Chad Degroot…although I’m very particular about dimensions and especially weight, the S/T design was close enough to what I was looking for but with some extra strength additions in spots where travel happens to take it’s most menacing toll (Chainstays, Top/Down Tube). I had the fortifications covered, but I was hesitant on the weight…that was until I took it out of the box and realized it was 5lbs.
We built her up quick, I snapped some pics, and then held off on posting until after her maiden voyage.
This recent trip was to Tulsa; two connections and 6 days rattling around in the back of a pickup with 3 other rigs, all with 4 pegs. It did get scratched, that was unavoidable, but the import thing was that it lasted through the flights, took a hit on the downtube during multiple missed handrail attempts, and the chainstays took a beating quite a bit on several missed ledge 50/50’s. Scratched paint was all I got. Nothing a magic marker couldn’t fix.So it’s durable? Indeed. No questioning.Though more importantly, on passing that test, I’ve never had a rig without my exact dimensions feel this good right out of the gate; rigid, the short rear end makes manuals feel incredibly controlled, and the unique capsuled tubing Degroot chose for the chainstays not only play into it’s rigidity, but make it’s aesthetic finish extra dialed. And that hourglass head tube? Real stoked on all of the above.
Here’s the complete built list below, mind you, most of these parts have been on my travel bike for 5 years…The frame, fork and bars are what get switched every two years.
For dimensions on the Deco S/T frame, click here:
Fork: 28mm Deco FuforkBars: Country 711Headset: DecoGrips: ODI LongneckStem: Profile “Mulville” Push, 48mm with titanium boltsDeco Deche Fat SeatDeco Short Pivotal Post
Front Wheel: Profile 28 hole Totem Hub14 Titanium spokes (in laced), 14 Wheelsmith Double Butted (outlaced)Aluminum 3/8 inner axle1 x standard chromo socket bolt1 x 3/8 Profile titanium button boltSun Envy 28 Hole RimDemolition 2.2 Momentum Tire
Rear Wheel: Profile 36 hole Totem Hub36 Wheelsmith Double Butted SpokesAluminum 3/8 inner axle1 x standard chromo socket bolt with donut adapter for 14mm1 x 3/8 to 14mm Profile titanium button bolt9t Custom Aluminum driverSun Envy 36 Hole RimDemolition 2.2 Momentum Tire
Profile 160mm Standard No Boss 19mm Cranks w/ titanium spindle w/ 7075 GDH Bolts25t 19mm Profile Spline SprocketProfile standard Mid 19mm BB KitKMC 510 Chain
Profile Gas Pedals
Thought you were cool listening to Judas Priest for all those years, then you find out they were banging each other. What do you think now? Funny thing is they wore shirts made of hair. Why look uncomfortable wearing hair when you can be relaxed wearing a True American Apparel shirt? Will these shirts releave you of your sins? No one knows, but its worth a try…
Deco and MR. B’s CAMP 5 PANEL HATS, TRUCKERS, AND CLASSIC SNAPBACKS
MSRP $21.99 PATCHES $2.99