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Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« on: February 16, 2009, 09:01:59 PM »
From deepest, darkest Wales (in the UK, dudes...) comes our latest Rider of the Month... MATTI HEMMINGS.

Matti
has been rolling flat for around 4 years now, and has a real nice style, full of flow and pump.

He also has a (fairly) unique way of creating grips...  "it´s just inner tubes that have popped. Ha-ha, yes it´s true, I put inner tube around my handle bars."

Matti has a great sense of humour, and a positive spin on life, so enjoy the article, folks.

Article: Interview Matti Hemmings

Videos:
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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2009, 09:09:59 PM »
Yeahhhh! Matti is a really cool guy and I like his riding a lot.

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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2009, 09:23:15 PM »
nice... I hadn't run into those videos yet, made me want to bundle up and go ride.

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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2009, 09:57:56 PM »
Matti is a shredder!
Much deserved!
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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2009, 10:47:56 PM »
nice one Matti!

see you at battle in the gallery  :beer:

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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2009, 11:49:55 PM »
Yeah you coming Matti?
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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2009, 01:13:07 AM »
yo well done Matti you deserve it.

p.s. can you stop phoning my mother and texting her to go riding. hahahahaha.

take it easy

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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2009, 01:26:03 AM »
Cheers for the comments may be heading to battle in the gallery if i cant get good price on a ticket trev,would be cool to ride with you again been ages. haha didnt even know you changed your number till the other day you git haha you didnt tell any way riding tomorrow night let me know give me phone because i dont have cred dude ;D.......

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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2009, 07:02:44 AM »
Sick riding, keep riding dude your style is freaakin awesome

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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2009, 01:51:49 PM »
Can anyone explain how to put tubes as grips?
I want to try, but I don't understand how to put it together. Also they are slippery and you can't put them right on bar, must be some duck tape under...
Anyone?

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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2009, 06:43:58 PM »
I would explain but last I saw him he was still using tennis racket tape for grips.  ;D

Well done Matti, I shall see you soon again for another session.
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Re: Rider of the Month - Matti Hemmings
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2009, 02:06:57 AM »
hey dude its just intube cut it up into strips tape 1 side then rap around till you get to the end tape it up. DONE. that helpfully for you? give it ago its cool lot thiner i find it nice hold and control of the bars. yeah bri will ride soon fo sure you ok how tessa?