Nov 28 2014

Mulville: Going on year 15.

Photo by Nick Steben
Jeff Harrington and I met Mark Mulville round about 1998. He used to show up at our local park (Central skatepark), riding a bright yellow standard. His energy was hard to interpret: you could barely make conversation with him before he was in the park having an 8 hour, all day session.

And Mark was real good then too. He kind of made all of us older guys jealous with his wild box jump combos. Jeff (Profile TM from 98′ to 00′) hooked him up through Profile in 2000. Gave him some cranks, a stem, and a sprocket. And he continued to shred on his own, absolutely wild riding schedule.

One night, I joined Vic Bettencourt (Circuit Bmx) and Mulville to a post session dinner at a local Thai restaurant. Mulville was 16 then. I don’t think he ever had Thai before, I’d always see him eating Pizza and drinking a Mountain Dew rip off called “Mountain Holler.”
We ate, chatted, and about half way through the meal I realized that Mark’s social awkwardness at the park was purely out of the uncontrollable desire to ride. I also found out soon after, that he might be one of the most humorous persons I know: His uncontrollable energy feeds into an undying sense of humor. It was pretty contagious that night, and has continued to be for the last 15 years.

So, here we are, on the cusp of breaking into 2015. Mulville has been, besides one of our longest standing Pro Riders, an integral part of our social media. It made sense to move forward and bring him on full time here in the office. And as of December 10th, he’ll be filling one of the chairs here in the shop, and from his computer, will help spread, to you, on a daily basis, what exactly we do here in the Profile Racing factory.

We’re thankful for his dedication and loyalty for so many years.

Welcome aboard Mark….literally.

To celebrate Mark’s coming aboard, we’re releasing this line of Natural Camo today.
Available in Mini Hubs (RHD and LHD), Elite Hubs (RHD Only), Mulville Push Stems, and spline drive sprockets in 19mm and 22mm.
Contact your local bike shop for availability.

Thanks to everyone for years of support.

-Matt Coplon

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Nov 25 2014

Profile Leather Wallets in collaboration with Native Bmx: Now Available!

Thanks to James Covington for his continuous train of good ideas.
We’re stoked to release these collab Profile/Native bi-fold style leather wallet.

Hand made by James Covington at Native Bmx.
Made in the USA.

-Two colors
-Wing P patch logo

*Leather color will vary light to dark per piece.

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Nov 24 2014

Alexis Desolneux: Tampa stint, Post Battle in the Rockies.

It’s been 16 years since Alexis last visited Tampa Bay. Considering he was going to Colorado Springs for the Battle in the Rockies contest, we thought it best to help him spend a couple days in the Sunshine State. Unfortunately, it was little reprieve. One of the nights dropped to 37 degrees.

As was the case 16 years ago, finding a good parking lot to session was always a battle. But, thanks to Henry Davis (East County Bmx in Santee, Ca.), while living here in the early 2000′s, he scoped out this church parking lot in mid town. It’s not 100% ideal for rolling moves, maybe more like 90%, but it served its purpose well. The most important part of the locale is that its across the street from the infamous Taco Bus: A Tampa Bay staple. Good sesh, followed by dialed food.
Over those three afternoons, here’s some photos that we captured. Thanks to Alexis for years of support. It’s always a pleasure riding/chilling/shooting with him.

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Nov 21 2014

Profile Racing’s Scavenger Hunt Is On!

Going to Tulsa? Have fun on the way whether you drive or fly with Profile Racing and Madera BMX Racing’s Scavenger Hunt.

Here are the RULES


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