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World BMX Championships

THE QUARTERPIPE! ENDOES! etc! The quintessential early-eighties bike, the BMX was a more serious affair than the weird Chopper, and sturdier than the Grifter, but these championships were dull as fuck. In 1985 the more sensible mountain bike took over (“Gears! You ponce!”). Bearded RAZZMATAZZ frontman ALISTAIR PIRRIE did the commentary: “Give ’em a bit of encouragement!”

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