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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #30 on: September 18, 2007, 03:53:44 PM »
I'd like to see a list of who has been riding flatland the longest without taking a break...

I'd bet Keith King (kilo) would be pretty high on that list... He started riding flat before me, if I remember right. And I don't think he ever took a break...

I would guess he's been riding Flatland for 24 years straight...

Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #31 on: September 18, 2007, 04:01:17 PM »
Mike Sarris is old... (I forget how old, but I would guess he is mid 40's...)

He invented the Miami Stopper, and a bunch of other balance moves.
He is in this video from 06.

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #32 on: September 18, 2007, 04:35:28 PM »
Mike Sarris is old... (I forget how old, but I would guess he is mid 40's...)

He invented the Miami Stopper, and a bunch of other balance moves.
He is in this video from 06.

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=1526856



Tell me more about Mike Sarris, I cant find any info on him..

In 23mag a guy called Paul Hopper from Miami invented the Miami-hopper, RL Osborn was the one who named it Miami-hopper.

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #33 on: September 18, 2007, 04:46:17 PM »
I love this thread... makes me feel young!
Just turned 37 and been riding 20 1/2 years straight.

Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #34 on: September 18, 2007, 05:05:18 PM »
Mike Sarris is old... (I forget how old, but I would guess he is mid 40's...)

He invented the Miami Stopper, and a bunch of other balance moves.
He is in this video from 06.

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=1526856



Tell me more about Mike Sarris, I cant find any info on him..

In 23mag a guy called Paul Hopper from Miami invented the Miami-hopper, RL Osborn was the one who named it Miami-hopper.



Mike was old back when I was a kid riding in the NBL. His coolest trick was the miami "stopper" which was a miami hopper but standing on the back pegs. You can see it in that video above (he met up with Keith at a show and brought his old school bike).






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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #35 on: September 18, 2007, 05:21:02 PM »
How old is Mike Sarris actually? Does he still ride?
18 and over class in 1990, that would make him at least 35 years old..
miami "stopper" - I never seen that before.. and he can still do it...

Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #36 on: September 18, 2007, 05:32:27 PM »
maurice still rides. He posts over on vintage often. In fact he just built up a sweet cruiser.

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #37 on: September 18, 2007, 06:09:45 PM »
HA, The old nbl mag pix are too funny.  Talk about the old days!

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #38 on: September 18, 2007, 06:15:36 PM »
I had a GT Pro Freestyle Tour, with a chain ring on each side of the cranks.
Home made bash guard...so you would not bend your chain ring.
(that was back when a freestyler rode flat - street - ramps ) less lables!

See the picture above : elbow glide, white tires , big goofy ass bell helmet.

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #39 on: September 18, 2007, 06:25:38 PM »
started riding freestyle/flat in 82 took a break in the 90s and started up again in 2000, what ever happened to Randy Tischman?  I am 38 and still ride. I designed the Sickchild tee...........I ride when time allows. Keep rollin.....Todd W.
p.s. I thought it was called a miami hopper.

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #40 on: September 18, 2007, 07:59:08 PM »
I had a GT Pro Freestyle Tour, with a chain ring on each side of the cranks.
Home made bash guard...so you would not bend your chain ring.
(that was back when a freestyler rode flat - street - ramps ) less lables!

See the picture above : elbow glide, white tires , big goofy ass bell helmet.


You left out the best part - the hair!
You look like Marty McFly!

Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #41 on: September 18, 2007, 08:07:42 PM »
Yeah! The hair...

Makes me want to go listen to some metallica...

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #42 on: September 18, 2007, 10:10:34 PM »
 ^_^ ^_^ ^_^ ^_^





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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #43 on: September 18, 2007, 11:49:47 PM »
One more name for the list Mark Dandridge (rad dad 67) is 40 he runs bmxfreestyler.com , ride on. ;D

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Re: Who is the oldest flatlander?
« Reply #44 on: September 19, 2007, 12:06:36 AM »
Bob Haro is 49,Mike Buff is 44 & Dave Vanderspek (r.i.p) would be 43.