Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The toughest part:


favorite song+favorite bmxer= favorite video part

Chazz will be posting his PA race report soon, including some sweet pictures of himself in his skinsuit.
but for now just check out Aitken in Square One's old UP IN ARMS video.

Up in Arms - Mike Aitken from on Vimeo.


Thursday, March 25, 2010

Beacon Hill- some weren't so lucky

Unfortunately for Tyler Gilsdorf, his weekend ended on a pretty sour note with a broken wrist. But look on the bright side, at least his unhappy moment was well-captured by a bevy of photographers and filmers:

Here's some more pictures of my nose case to near-death:

And just remember folks, all of these pictures on this post are screen captures from this fine video from last weekend:

Also, enjoy lots of good riding, and my crash all over again at 1:09 in this video from Mark Brent over at

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Dialed whip

This picture is real - not doctored in any way - and was taken by a Transportation Supervisor for a company that delivers building materials for 84 Lumber. When he saw it in the parking lot of IHOP, he went to buy a camera to take pictures.

The car is still running, as can be witnessed by the exhaust.

The driver finally came back after the police were called, and was found crouched behind the rear of the car, attempting to cut the twine around the load!

Luckily, the police stopped him and had the load removed.

The materials were loaded at Home Depot. Their store manager said they made the customer sign a waiver.

While the plywood and 2X4's are fairly obvious, what you can't see is the back seat, which contains (are you ready for this?)

10 bags of concrete @ 80 lbs. each.


Pretty much nailed it:

My weekend in a nutshell

I went up to Spokane this weekend with our local Giant rep, Paul Lacava for the beacon Hill Double Down Hoe Down race. Ben Tobin aka Caveman hosted us at his pumptrackaliscious house, and snapped a few pictures as can be seen below. I'd never been to Beacon Hill before. It was also my first race in my new, custom Splat Designs TLD helmet. Moreover, my new Evil was amazing on course. Really good bike. It was a pretty sweet weekend, but I'll let the pictures do the talking:

The Good (check out the sweet helmet):

The Bad (yeah, that's actually a 15 foot drop. I was stoked to ride out out of that one):

And the Ugly
(yeah, I fell forever down that hill. I was stoked to walk out of that one):

The last photo in that sequence was also the last photo ever taken of my totally sweet helemt in one piece. The visor, unfortunately, has bitten the dust. But we at Team Robot will be doing a visor fix-em-up how-to special very soon, so expect to see that visor alive and kicking at a race near you.


Sunday, March 21, 2010

NW legend Darren Reid

caught this on the come up today.

Darin Read BREAKFA$T $HIT from Davey Watson on Vimeo.



so our good buddy and member of the ROBOT DO NOT KILL LIST ( its a very short list chances are you are on the other list we have) VERG! went on a trip to this place

then sent us this little gem .........

Thanks Verg.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Fun=this video

Dialed jumps? No.

Dialed riding? No.

Fun? Yes. Prepare for jumps that were not built perfectly, or maybe even correctly, and for riders that do not stomp every trick. Prepare for radness:

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Bike for sale: Mind Melting Speed Dagger Glory DH

A revolution in Craigslist ads, courtesy of Kyle of Eddy Merkin fame:

Mind Melting Speed Dagger Downhill Freeride Giant Glory DH - $2300 (NE Portland )

Date: 2010-03-15, 11:46PM PDT
Reply to: [Errors when replying to ads?]

Holy sh*t don't even think about buying this bike unless you are prepared to have you face melted off. Why would your fast melt off? Because of the blistering speed you will be able to attain, forget Glamorous Glennis get on this bike and you will be Chuck "better than Norris" Yeager screaming down the trail at Mach 1. Check this thing out.

2009 Glory DH Medium Frame = Wolverines on hallucinigens in a cage that it too small
2008 Glory DH Parts group including
Fox 40 RC2 = T-Rex meets switchblade on a trail
Saint Brakes = The hagiography is about to be gang banged
FSA Gravity Light 800mm wide bars = You know that Michael Jordan poster where he has his arms spread out, yeah it like that!
Ano Blue Mavic Rims = Asphyxiated Halos, choking the life out of the trail
SLX R Mech = SLX you know Shimano wanted to use an E in there instead
Avenir ti railed saddle = I am ready to rip the Arms off of Sly Stallone
E 13 Chain guide = Think of it as Bruce Willis' character smashing the yellow dudes face into pulp in Sin City, E13=Bruces' fist Face Pulp = Everything else
Black Turtle Mud Spikes = Pin Head designed and tested in order to raise hell

Ok thats probably enough

Here are the photos

Friday, March 12, 2010


so guess who just got the FUTURE (internet) installed in his new apartment? .................... thats right its me! your internet experience just got that much more awful.

nutter section from woods on Vimeo.


Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Team Robot=lovers of awesome

The van in the last post was so awesome, it made me remember how awesome awesomeness really is. So here's a tribute to awesome.

WARNING FROM TEAM ROBOT! Those who do not have an awesome-rich diet may feel an awesome-overload. Those who are pregnant or nursing, the elderly, and most Canadians should refrain from viewing some of these graphically awesome pictures.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010


Death Metal Rooster

Thanks to Eddy Merkin (that's where I stole this from:

Have I put this video up before? Whatever, it's worth a second look.

Toyota simulator

Just got back from another meeting...

Membership sure has it's benefits, but these meetings are taking up a big chunk of my schedule.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Fan mail

After three years of making your human lives worse, I have the pleasure to announce the first Team Robot fan site:

Because that site will only be updated when i do something retarded or lame, you should be able to expect regular updates, so check back regularly.

Thanks Phil.

In other news, Phil is still really good at one-footers:

And he's good at raking, too:

Thursday, March 4, 2010


Metal Thursday?

Just to reiterate, MAYHEM:

Valentine's day

It took a while to arrive, but I finally got my valentine's day present in the mail. Check it out:

Last weekend we road-tripped down south to Bend to escape the winter. It was 68 degrees and sunny and dry and dusty. It was basically summer. If you missed out, your name might be Eric Loney, but you should definitely be bummed.

I've been told that name dropping on blogs is in bad form, so instead of brashly name dropping, I'll just let you know the meat of it:

1. Somebody's hand
2. Somebody's else toilet

Add those together, and you've got a sweet weekend in Bend!