The ‘Buff’omatic’ himself, Mike Buff sliding into hump-day with a Rad one-hander slider! Pic credit to Bob Osborn, circa late 1980/early 1981. Some info on Mike, already shared in earlier posts…The ‘Buffo’matic’, a local Torrance, CA hotshoe racer joined the BMX ACTION test team in 1979. Buff soon crossed over to freestyle and in the absence of Haro, the longtime teaming of R.L. Osborn and Mike Buff began.
Sidehack champions & brothers, Chuck and Kelly Croffoot, “sliding into the week” on their sidehack in 1981. Pic credit to BMXA. From Sacramento CA, the brothers were privateers and co-sponsored by Placerville Bike Shop and Cameron Texaco. They finished #1 UBR Sidehack champions in 1980 and #1 NBA sidehack champions in 1981. Kelly pushed and Chuck pedaled (check out the oldschool toe-clips)
Paul “Rock” Hudson and Adam Dudley dropin into a Vincent frames quarter pipe in London back in 1985
Great Diamond Back poster from early 1982 includes riders like Leary, King and Horton among others… Ride hard!