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History Lesson: Dave Voelker and Hans Rey in Big Five

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3/30/2010 8:50 AM
Edited Date/Time: 4/21/2016 10:18 AM

His name is Dave Voelker, he's a bicycle extremist.


You might remember a time when Kore made a chain tensioner that bolted to your chainstay and just made your giant long cage derailleur's life miserable. You might remember a time when a bunnyhop to manual was bonkers and didn't even really need to be finished all the time. You might remember nose manuals and fakie nose manuals being impossible, surely the work of black magic.


You might also remember Hans Rey riding a little spring pony at a park (I Guess maybe that's an otter?).








This section was from Big Five in which Hans rides on five continents and shreds with a few other big name folk from days gone by.

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3/30/2010 1:35 PM

Now that's some history! No front wheel?!? Gnar!

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3/30/2010 5:03 PM

That was just plain fun to watch. ...some good, old farting around on bikes and acting a fool set to a fun jam.

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Ass Ass Ass

3/30/2010 5:46 PM

Some of that same footage and even the same song were used in GT's "Dead Sailor" which Voelker is in too killing it on a BMX. Sick movie as well!

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3/31/2010 5:47 AM

Some true Danny MacAskill skills right there!

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3/31/2010 7:35 AM

i have this on vhs...good stuff for sure. all hail lord voelker!

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3/31/2010 7:55 AM

sspomer wrote:

i have this on vhs...good stuff for sure. all hail lord voelker!

X2 all hail Lord Voelker! I have his last X Games appearance on VHS too. Now if I only had a VCR.

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Lance

4/1/2010 7:25 PM

Good blast from the past Kevin! I remember seeing this in middle school.

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4/2/2010 12:38 AM
Edited Date/Time: 4/2/2010 12:40 AM

Ol Skool perfection! Reminded me o Tread, ReTread, Hammertime, MonkeySeeMonkeyDo... All on VHS though!!

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