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Ride to Glory 2014 Posted by Francis on Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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Odyssey (and, well, everybody else) kicked off Ride to Glory today at Rom Skatepark. Pretty typical day 0 for us… the US guys flew in, the UK guys met up, and we all chilled. Heavy crew: Sean Sexton, Broc Raiford, Mike Taylor, Lloyd Wright and Matt Nordstrom are all here to ride and fire out challenges with reckless abandon. With Broc winning the flat rail challenge, we’re well on our way to complete and total challenge domination. – Walter Pieringer

Make sure to hit up the Ride UK Website for all the updates. Day 2 is a wrap and the crew is hitting up Bristol tomorrow.

George French:
3D Printing Posted by Francis on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Hit up Ride UK for an interesting piece about 3D printing with George French. This particular blurb piqued my imagination:

Many years ago I read a novel called “The Diamond Age” by Neal Stephenson. This was published in 1995 (thanks internet) and envisages a future where everything is “assembled” (and disassembled) in the home by a machine that would be the ultimate vision for a 3D printer. If you imagine being able to build things atom by atom and you could pull carbon dioxide out of the air and strip off the oxygen then you would have a source of carbon and might as well make everything out of diamond. Hence the title’s reference to a Diamond age in the same way that you might think of the Stone, Bronze, Iron and Silicon Ages.

We’re many years away from that but definitely plausible. In the meantime, George has been whipping up some prototypes using his 3D printer. Click HERE to read the rest of the interview.

Subscribe to Ride UK and get a free scarf! Posted by Francis on Monday, June 17th, 2013

Ride UK has a great deal going on right now. Give them the R177 promo code and get a free 1985 Scarf!

Tom Dugan:
Ride UK / Odyssey Contest Posted by Francis on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Want to win a Burlington sprocket, a Tom Dugan signed Monogram Snapback hat and one of the first Tom Dugan Front Load stems available? If your answer’s yes yes yes, then you’re in luck. Head over to Ride UK for complete details on how to get in the running.

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Eric Lichtenberger:
Wallpaper Posted by Francis on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Ride UK has a batch of new wallpapers waiting to be downloaded. Above is Eric Lichtenberger threading his way through a bench swing while Aaron Ross clocks in some background air time.

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Aaron Ross:
Uprail Ice to 360 Out Posted by Francis on Friday, April 6th, 2012

There are some wild clips in this unseen edit from Ride UK. One of them happens to be of Aaron Ross icing up a rail to 360 out. WTF?!

Aaron Ross win’s Worldwide Rider of the Year Posted by Francis on Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

The Ride UK Reader Awards happened this past weekend and Aaron Ross took home the win for the Worldwide Rider of the Year. Congrats!!!

Tom Dugan Wallpaper Posted by Francis on Thursday, October 20th, 2011

New Tom Dugan wallpaper from Ride UK.

Chase Hawk’s Ride UK Cover!!! Posted by Francis on Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Ride UK rarely ever puts American dudes on the cover so when this new issue with Chase Hawk popped up on our radar, we were pumped. Congrats Chase!!!!!!

Wallpaper: Chase Hawk by Ride UK Posted by Francis on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Photo by Nathan Beddows @ Ride UK

Photo by Nathan Beddows @ Ride UK

Ride UK just posted this sick wallpaper of Chase Hawk folding his bike upside down. Click the photo to download!