Nina Nora


The first ever Women’s Rider Nora Cup has been awarded to Nina! CONGRATULATIONS!!! BMX is in a far, far better place thanks to her, and it’s so awesome to see her hard work being recognized in this way. She is truly an inspiration to us all.

“I am incredibly honored and humbled to have been chosen to receive this. THANK YOU everyone who voted, Our BMX for adding a women’s category!!!!! This is SUPER exciting!! Thanks to everyone who I’ve met along the way from when I first started riding until now, what a journey this has been, I’m beyond excited for the future of women and BMX. This is incredible! Feelin’ the love across the miles, y’all are crazy!”

Barcode Auction for Nina


2005 Terrible One Barcode Auction for Nina
You can bid on this complete Barcode by posting your bid in the comments on the t1stagram Instagram account. All of the proceeds will go to helping Nina Buitrago with her recent broken elbow medical bills. Thanks!

Frame: 2005 21” Barcode (Maas Specialties made)
Fork: Terrible One (Maas Specialties made)
Bars: Terrible One Paul Buchanan 00B / 8.25” rise
Stem: Coalition Povah
Headset: Solid
Grips: Terrible One
Brake Lever: Primo
Brake Cable: Odyssey Slic
Brake: Primo
Sprocket: Terrible One 36t Gower Power
Cranks: Primo 180mm
Pedals: Primo Magnesium (I think!)
Chain: KMC 510 HX
Seat: Coalition
Seat Post: Coalition
Seat Clamp: Primo
Rear Wheel: Fly Hub with 14t Freewheel, Alex Supra B Pro 36 Hole Rim
Front Wheel: No idea what the hub is! Alex Supra B Pro 36 Hole Rim
Front Tire: Primo Dirt Monster 2.2”
Rear Tire: Animal Tom White Wall 2.2”

SFA Auction for Joe


T-1 pal Mike Bennett has put his old Maas SFA up for auction. All of the proceeds go towards helping Joe with the medical bills from his bad crash earlier this year.

SFA eBay Auction

Barcode Raffle for Joe


Kevin Garwood has very kindly decided to raffle off a one-off 2002 Barcode, with all the proceeds going towards helping Joe with his medical bills.

• 20.625” TT
• 1-1/8” Press Fit HT
• Euro BB (the first Barcode with a Euro BB)
• Triple cable guide
• Made by Maas
• The dropouts have been cut down. See the photos.

The raffle will run for 6 weeks (ending the 13th of October) and 1 ticket = £2, or 6 tickets = £10. Once you purchase your ticket(s) you’ll be emailed a code for each one.

***PLEASE NOTE: The postage will be paid by the winner. The frame’s located in the UK, but there’s the possibility it can be sent from the US instead, if that’s cheaper.

If you’ve any questions about the frame contact Kev on Facebook Thanks!

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Lift Your Skinny Zines Like Antennas to Heaven

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Some new zine releases…

Butthole Explorers: Como un pulpo en un garaje. A trip from Málaga to the north of Spain, then back down through Portugal, with Rubén, Garrett and Joe, at the end of September/start of October 2018. 32 pages, A5 sized, colour and B&W.

Burn Your Home Down: A collection of photos shot over a few years in Málaga, featuring various T-1 riders. 20 pages, A5 sized, colour and B&W.

And, Don’t Tell Joe is still available, plus a handful of Paul Buchanan Photo Packs have been pieced together, BUT these ones don’t have any stickers.

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