#VLMDemoJapanTour: Days 1 & 2.

Mastroni | 05.17.14

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Well shit, we made ‘er boys! The first couple days over here have been nothing short of amazing. From the riding, fun times, unique BMX shops & great food, to how well Motocross International have been taking care of us…this trip is certainly off on the right foot. In the interest of time here I’m gonna be doing gallery format for all the daily updates instead of my usual ‘write a funny story about each photo’ method. So click thru & enjoy all the ridiculousness from Broc, Raban, Myself & the rest of the crew on our first two days here in Japan. Follow along with the trip on IG n all that at #vlmdemojapantour. Click to launch gallery. All photos by Joey Cobbs.

New VLM Grips

Kevin | 05.15.14

VLM Grips
We just got samples of the new Volume Bikes grips that we’ve had in the works. We are so stoked on how these came out with the chevron design. We wanted something similar to the classic mushroom design that has been such a comfortable staple in BMX for so long, similar to our sister brand Demolition Parts Missile grips. But, we also wanted a design that would give some lateral resistance to prevent throttle grip that is common with the one directional vertical ribs of mushroom grips. That, combined with modern rubber compounds and technology available today that maximize longevity and right-out-of-the box cushy feel and grip, this is the end result and we are stoked! A couple of other small features you might notice is the slight knurling on the high flange and the low flanges to add a little extra grip. The VLM grip is being run by our Volume Bikes Team as they film for the upcoming #watchthefinerthings full length video, and they’ll be out in about 3 months in both flanged and flange-less options.

Volume In Japan Trip Timeline

Brian | 05.11.14

Volume Japan Trip Flyer Timeline

We just got the full shop/ skatepark dates and times for our Japan trip.  If any of you are in the area, please come out and join the fun…
Original Post: We’re proud to announce that we’ll be in Japan May 16th-24th filming, riding, hanging out being tourists, and stopping by some shops along the way.  Raban, Broc and Mastroni will be reppin’ Volume out there with the Demolition guys.  Be sure to follow us on Insta for all the updates.  See ya’ soon Japan! Click top image to view the full flyer>>

Broc & Bahlman Black Hole Clips.

Mastroni | 05.11.14


Ride is doing this new little web series called “The Black Hole” with what seems like a bunch of random DLSR clips and/or other web clips that wouldn’t really otherwise have a home. Seeing some of the top pros just messing around having fun sessions is dope, I’m into it. Here’s one with Bahlman and Broc in the mix.

DeMarcus Update

Brian | 05.10.14

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Couple weeks back Mastroni and DeMarcus went up to Utah to visit Tate and to film for the new Volume DVD, The Finer Things.  While on their third day of filming, DeMarcus hung up on a icepick down a rail to his face and fractured his jaw and chin.  We were all floored by the news and didn’t know what had really happened at the time.  The majority of the Volume team was on a group chat worried about him, since none of us knew the severity of the crash.  Turned out that DeMarcus was okay considering, and learned that he’s one tough dude.  Now that he’s doing a bit better, we figured we’d ask him how he’s doing and give you guys a little perspective on what he’s been going through.    more

The Volume DVD “The Finer Things” First Look.

Mastroni | 05.5.14

Behind The Scenes of Volume’s “The Finer Things” – More BMX Videos

Well the word is out!! We’ve been steady working on this DVD for the past couple years and we’re really excited to finally announce the project. Here’s an awesome behind the scenes piece and first look at what you can expect from our new DVD “The Finer Things” dropping this fall. Here Myself, Bahlman, Broc, DeMarcus and Krejmas (who also put this piece together) talk about filming for the video, just how dope our team is, who will have full sections, why we chose DVD over web, good times in the van & more! Shouts to Vital for hooking it up with this. Couldn’t be more excited that this is finally coming together! You can expect a trailer within the next few weeks and follow along with us on the daily at #WatchTheFinerThings on Instagram.

Tate & DeMarcus In SLC: Days 4 & 5.

Mastroni | 05.5.14

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Our last days in Salt Lake were filled with fun times, much ping-pong, spot searching, great clips, and unfortunately a little more bad luck on my part. All things aside tho it was a great time! Here’s Tate eying up a little gem we found in his hometown while I make sure he doesn’t get glass in his palms. Continue reading…. more