Posts Tagged ‘Alex Raban’

The Finer Things Extras Videos.

Mastroni | 03.16.15


If you follow along with us on Instagram you may have noticed we’ve been posting little 15 second 2-3 clips videos of some extras from The Finer Things. If you haven’t, the good news is that we’re posting them on our YouTube channel as well. Here’s the first round of extras from DeMarcus. You can check out Bahlman, Raban, and D right here too, which are in a handy little playlist for your viewing convenience. We’ll be posting one one of these a day till I’m out of extra footy. Buy the video HERE.

OSS “Plug Prices” Video.

Mastroni | 11.28.14


Raban has some amazing clips in here, watch it! I’m not quite sure why Adam decided to name a web video after his electric bill and/or the awful looking things kids with teenage angst put in their ears, but the riding was great regardless of how expensive or inexpensive these “plugs” are. OSS.

Raban’s RIDEbmx Bermuda V2 Ad

Brian | 09.16.14

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Alex is by far one of my favorite humans, the dude can rip it up on a bike, not take himself too serious, and is one of the happiest/ good dudes I know.  Him and Devin Feil shot this rail ride a bit ago, and it turned out to be the perfect photo to show off Alex’s new ED Penny Bermuda V2 frame colorway for his new RIDEbmx print ad.  On that same note, if you are interested in getting Alex’s ED Penny or Drew Hoss’ ED Blue, jump on it now.  These colors are only available for a limited time. Click top photo or click more to view the whole ad.  more

Raban Lost Sequence.

Mastroni | 08.18.14

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The act of shooting a dope sequence in BMX I feel is generally pretty overlooked. Sure, not everything makes an awesome sequence but even when it does, we rarely (for whatever reason) will use a sequence over an awesome single frame for things like ads and so-fourth. Why? I really don’t know…but I do know that I’m definitely down with the sequence……(oooooo wa ah ah ahh) Here’s Raban with a crook to feeble 180 bar by Joey Cobbs from our Volume In California Trip way back when…

#VLMDemoJapanTour: Last Days.

Mastroni | 05.28.14

She’s a wrap. Here’s the last couple days of our distro trip overseas in which we visit our last bike shop, do some sight-seeing, pet a turtle, rode a skatepark, gave away some frames, signed some iPhones, and rode some trails before we got on the plane. Thanks again to Motocross International for making this trip a success. CLICK TO EXPAND GALLERY. All photos by Joey Cobbs.

#VLMDemoJapanTour: Day 7.

Mastroni | 05.23.14

We’re settling quite nicely into Japanese life over here. Little things like purchasing a coffee and scratching our heads over currency have become almost second nature in only a few days…funny how that works. Day 7 we got to sleep in for the first time in a while which was nice, then we headed to this awesome indoor mini ramp around noon and sessioned with this local shredder kid on his 18 inch. Everyone was real hyped on just a big ol mini ramp with tons of deck space. It’s always cool getting to see Broc killing tranny too. Anyone who knows me knows that you’ll never find me at the skatepark when I’m home, so Broc riding a mini ramp is not something I get to see very often. From there the locals took us to this crazy sea wall thing which was basically a giant bank with a 9 foot very quarter on top of it. That shit was soooo crazy man. Later on in the night we pedaled over to Clan Bike Shop from the hotel while dippin thru traffic like a buncha dicks. It kinda felt like a much tamer version of riding thru New York City….except people were a little more confused and less trying to run you over. The shop stop was awesome & the rest of the night is a blurry iPhone photo history. Stay tuned for more from the rest of our trip over the next few days. CLICK IMAGE TO LAUNCH GALLERY. All Photos by Joey Cobbs.

#VLMDemoJapanTour: Days 5 & 6.

Mastroni | 05.21.14

The fun times keep coming over here and it’s definitely at the point in the trip where the days just kinda start blending together. So backing it up: Day 5. We checked out of our hotel in Hachioji and drove northwest towards the middle of the country with a brief stop to climb a tower and see Mt Fuji way off in the distance. From there we made our way to some wild racetrack/sand trails thing that some dude built in the middle of the woods. It was definitely the type of thing that we weren’t really ready for but we had a good time just kickin’ it with the locals. From there we ventured down to Nagoya to visit the above shop, Fivestar. Fivestar was such a dope core BMX shop stocked with all the best shit and ran by legit dudes…it was awesome. The city of Nagoya itself was also a nice change from how uptight, quiet, & clean our stay in Hachioji was. Needless to say we we’re all ready to party. We were treated to a nice dinner where everyone got real loose, however we we’re required to go re-meet up with the locals at the Volcano spot (where Dennis had the flip whip cover) and have a night session. Everyone was pretty hammered but of course this wasn’t really a problem…in fact it probably made it way more fun. For Day 6 we headed up far north to Toyama where we visited TooLate shop and rode the best park of the trip in my opinion, Toyama Skatepark. Great clips, great times! CLICK TO EXPAND GALLERY. All photos by Joey Cobbs.

#VLMDemoJapanTour Day 4.

Mastroni | 05.20.14

We’ve been a little scarce on the Wifi situation over here, but rest assured that we will (eventually) keep you up to date with what’s going on. SO, here’s day 4! Our last day in Tokyo and the first day we got to ride some street. After the requisite morning walk around our neighborhood in Hachioji, the day started out with a visit to probably one of the best skateparks in Japan. What could be bad about that?…almost everything. The park owners and staff had the most insane policy when it came to filming and photography. We were told initially that we could do both, but had to “be moving” on a bike or skateboard, and wear a helmet, and tape your bar ends, and etc. Everything was fine for like 5 minutes until I tried to film a clip long lens and they actually threatened to call the police, lol. Planet Skatepark, I have some choice words for you. Luckily there were some dope locals there who were down to take us around to some spots….and SPOTS they were! All within like a 3 mile radius we got to ride 3 of the most unique & amazing transition spots ever. With a crew like this one, the rest was history….I guess you’ll just have the wait for the video. CLICK PHOTO TO LAUNCH GALLERY! All photos by Joey Cobbs.