09 November, 2011

Rider Profile: Congo

What can be said about this dude? He shreds thats it. On a Bmx, tarck or track bike, he simply shreds. Enjoy his answers as much as I did.


What do you ride?
A fixie duuuu! My trick bike is a LDG hammer frame with all resist/demo components and for a fast bike its the LDG aero. It's really good for leg over skids and bar humping skeeeez!

How long have you been riding/ what started you?
I started riding fixies about 3 years ago. Its just a lot easier to get around. I started riding bikes at the wee age of 7.

Do you wear a helmet and why or why not?
I dont really wear a helmet. It just feels better and it kinda gets in the way. I would wear a helmet if I was racing or if I was going to a skate park that required it

Favorite Shop? Why?
Long beach City Grounds. The crew of workers is really good and great prices #youknowwhatsgood

Clip or clipless?
I ride clipless on my track bike. Just feels better and I ride CONGOLIOD Hold Fast strap on my trick bike. Get them!

Ride with headphones/ music?
I do listen to music when Im riding place to place but when I get to a spot I'll take them out

Sponsors or teams/ gangs/ clubs you are a part of?
LDG, Resist Parts, Hold Fast straps, VAGX, Hurley, Mountain Dew, City Grounds (no its not a coffee shop). As far as a group, THE FIXIE FACTORY

Fav. Race?
My first race I did. It was bunny on a stick a few years ago.

Fav. place to ride or route(s) in LBC?
I just love riding all over LB. The skateparks are really good

Fav. person(s) to ride with?
Everyone at the FIXIE FACTORY. Out of town people, Tom L, Steven Jensen and Tyler Johnson

Dope Chill spot?
Dis dik

Why LBC?
Cuzz bitch, we busten atem

What do you do for work?
Lol. Right now riding sweet fixies and stupid lil jobs

What else do you do/ projects/ hobbies?
Riding bmx, working out and disc golf,

Dream Bike?
One that fits me just right. Right now I really want a LOW, or all carbon teschner.

Best/ worst about riding in LBC?
Worst, nigga be mad froggy. Best part, Im froggier

Any LBC secrets/ tips you want to give out?
Depends on what your trying to find.

Shout outs?

Last word?

*Middle photo by Jason Rosete

-Sean Martin

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