News Category: BMX


How To Buy A BMX BIKE – Scotty Cranmer

Shoutout to Scotty Cranmer on his recent upload about how to buy a BMX bike. Including the use of a few 2019 Kink BMX Models available now; getting the kids started right!

“This is the guide of how to buy a BMX bike! In this video we take you around my bike shop and show you all of our BMX bikes and we go over everything that you would need to know about buying beginner bikes and even custom bikes that can cost $1,000. We also talk about the different sizes of the bikes and which sized rider should be on which sized bikes! We love BMX and we want to help everyone learn how to buy the bike of their dreams!”


Kink BMX Cold Cuts Ep. 1 – Chad Osburn High Dive

Welcome to the Kink BMX Cold Cuts Series; where we take you into the making of, filming, and outtakes from some of your favorite Kink BMX Video Uploads of recent…Where the meat is! Enjoy Episode 1 as we take you on a quick ride with Kink Pro Chad Osburn as him and Darryl Tocco put together his High Dive Seat Promo that was released earlier 2018.


Nathan Williams Fall 2018 Insta Compilation

Nathan is always pushing it…imagine what we are sitting on, when this is what makes it to the gram! Enjoy…


Kostas Manolakakis Greece Web Part!

Kink World Team Rider Kostas Manolakakis, repping and putting it down hard in this new web part from the streets of Greece. Enjoy!


Gracias Madrid!

We just returned from a quick week exploring Madrid, Spain for some successful filming missions with the squad! Some shots from the road…


The Kink BMX Nora Cup Cut

Originally aired during the 2018 Ride BMX Nora Cup Awards. Produced by Darryl Tocco, with additional filming from Calvin Kosovich and Christian Rigal.


Snaps from 2018 Kink Road Trip Life…

Nathan and Matt G in a Albuquerque, New Mexico ditch. Shot by Jesse Stanek.

Squaded up in New Mexico. Shot by Jesse Stanek.

Nathan in Kansas City, Missouri. Shot by Kevin Connors.

Watch the footy back…Travis Hughes nailing a hammer in Kansas City. Shot by Kevin Connors.

Nathan feeling out a move; decided to break the tension with a casual Tires to Bar in Kansas City. Shot by Kevin Connors.

Chad Osburn in Barcelona, Spain. Shot by Jay Roe.

Chad Osburn slasher in the Barcelona streets. Shot by Jay Roe.

Agus with a hefty gap to wall in El Born. Barcelona, Spain. Shot by Jay Roe.

Tour transportation. Stuttgart, Germany. Shot by Calvin Kosovich.

On the road…Shot by Calvin Kosovich.

Germany. Shot by Calvin Kosovich.

Frankfurt, Germany hangs. Shot by Calvin Kosovich.


We’re Hiring – Marketing Coordinator

Blackout Distribution is now hiring for an in-house Marketing Coordinator position, for its house brands Kink BMX, Cinema BMX and Mission BMX. Blackout is looking for someone passionate in BMX, marketing, and brand strategy to add to the Blackout family of brands! To apply, send an email with your resume and experience to

Location: Rochester, New York
Available: Immediately
Position: Full Time & In-House
Wages: Competitive
Benefits: Health Care Options, Paid Vacation Time, Bonus Plan, Free Product Allowance

Position Overview
The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for working with the brand, creative, product and sales divisions of the company to develop and implement strategies, campaigns and assets that increase brand awareness, create a strong reputation, and ultimately drive sales growth. Day-to-day responsibilities will include planning, implementing, managing, and reporting on all marketing efforts for the company’s house brands.

Position Responsibilities
• Maintain an up-to-date marketing plan that promotes brand awareness and sales growth
• Optimize marketing budgets for promotions, advertising, events, etc.
• Implement and maintain marketing campaign release schedules
• Develop and coordinate new innovative marketing initiatives and campaigns
• Maintain strong relationships with media and advertising outlets
• Updating social media accounts and website content
• Customer relations and support via email and social media
• Identify and manage important event sponsorship and promotional opportunities
• Create and distribute newsletters, press releases, product releases and video releases across all relevant media channels and outlets
• Copywriting for products, video releases, and brand news
• Track, analyze, and report on campaign success, fan growth, web traffic, open rates, etc.
• Establish relationships with the online community by identifying key influencers and communities
• Raise brand awareness and protect brand equity by creating social marketing campaigns using the most appropriate media channels
• Establish consistent engagement with customers as well as our fans to support our brands
• Creating consumer demand through all aspects of the brand
• Coordinating objectives between sales, marketing, creative and design departments
• Continually improving the customer experience, both B2B and B2C
• Assists in developing and executing promotional initiatives to increase sales, working within budgets
• Coordinating product releases and purchasing practices with marketing initiatives
• Analyze market opportunities and competitors to create better brand strategies and achieve company goals
• Maintain a deep understanding of all in-house product lines
• Staying in the know of the global BMX market, bicycle industry, and all internal projects

• Highly reliable, detail oriented and organized
• Excellent time management skills
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to be self-sufficient, proactive and take initiative
• Ability to meet deadlines, accomplish tasks with minimal supervision and provide accurate and supportive work
• Must be a collaborative team player and work well in group environments
• Willingness to learn and do whatever job needs to be done
• Staying in tune with BMX market trends and competitors
• Strong understanding of BMX culture and products
• Strong understanding of different market segments (ex. B2B and B2C)

Required Software Skills
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite (Gmail, Sheets, Docs) and Dropbox software
• High proficiency with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, MailChimp, etc.
• Intermediate proficiency in WordPress / WooCommerce CMS platforms
• Entry to intermediate proficiency in QuickBooks and ACT! CRM desired but not required
• Entry to intermediate proficiency in Adobe Suite desired but not required

• Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required if sufficient experience

• Minimum 3-4 years of experience in the BMX or a closely related industry


Brock Olive Web Part Online Now!

Kink Australian Team Rider Brock Olive has quietly been stacking away, and pushing hard in the streets of Australia. Enjoy some of the finest, technical and burly street riding coming out of OZ from this beast!


Get Familiar with the new 2019 Kink Bike Collection!

2019 Model Year Kink Bikes are available now in BMX shops and online retailers worldwide! CLICK HERE to get the lowdown on the entire collection, and get yourself or someone you know on a fresh ride…


Latest video

Like Us

Twitter Feed