Industry Interviews

How to Choose a BMX Bike

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Bicycle motocross, or BMX, has been around since disco and bell bottoms. Jumping, racing and pulling BMX stunts is the type of crazy that never truly dies. Designed for tough track riding, BMX bikes excel on dirt, vert, park, street and flatland. Classic BMX bikes have low saddles, chunky tires, durable metal frames and high straight handlebars. On…

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Jamie Lynn Autographed 20th Anniversary Snowboard — Giveaway

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Official Rules: Description of the Jamie Lynn Giveaway:   This is an Off-the-Wall giveaway. Purchase any VANS MTE (Mountain Edition) Hybrid Apparel between Nov. 28th, 2014 – Jan. 5th, 2015 and be automatically entered to win a 154cm Lib Tech Jamie Lynn autographed 20th Anniversary snowboard with custom artwork. Prize: Grand Prize – 20th Anniversary…

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The House Announces Official Retail Partnership with USASA

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The House Boardshop and USASA Provide Golden Opportunities to Thousands of Snowboarders and Freeskiers St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) Oct. 15, 2014 — Opportunities are born from commitment. The House Boardshop today announced its partnership with the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA)  to become the official retail sponsor of all local and…

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2015 Burton Snowboards – Squeezebox Technology

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Burton Snowboards give back more than they’ve taken out.  Since day one they’ve paved the way for constant progression, innovation, and understanding.  The time to showcase the evolution of technology is now, and there is no better company than Burton to do it with. The ever expanding boandaries of Burton Snowboards lead to some of…

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Alex Taran’s South American Beacon Project

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Disproving Avalanche Myths and The South American Beacon Project: House Rider Alex Taran Sets Out to Make a Difference Avalanches do not affect people in Chile*. “Gringa no tenemos avalanchas en Chile…” a group of my friends told me before they dropped into a path without avalanche gear, but with 50cms of fresh snow. (*Later…

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Diary of a Pro Skier: Alex Taran — #2

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Seeking To Wander “I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof, the obscure and difficult trail, leading into the unknown, to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bread by cities. . . it is enough that i am surrounded by beauty.” — Everett…

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Shred Argentina This Summer!

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TRACK DOWN WINTER WITH HOUSE RIDER GARRETT RUSSELL Recently, I have found myself daydreaming often. I have been escaping summer heat and the noise of the cluttered concrete jungle with flashes of snowfall, powder slashes, waves of cold smoke streaming up from the edges of my skis in the mountainous expanse of my mind. But this…

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How To Adjust Avid BB5 Disc Brakes

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You’ll need a 5mm hex wrench and a Torx T-25 driver. Let’s start with the assumption that the rotor, caliper, and cable are properly installed on the bike, and that the rotor is true. 1. Loosen the (2) black CPS mounting bolts with a 5mm hex wrench to a point where the caliper body can…

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Sneak Peek 2015 Dynastar Cham Skis

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 The phrase “CHAM wow” echoed more frequently at the 2014 SIA Trade Show in Denver, Co., than the reverberated sound of footsteps at the local buffet. No, the blissful oralation didn’t stem from the famous towel that soaks up everything, but rather from the adulation surrounding Dynastar’s award-winning CHAM series.  As like its phonetic twin,…

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SHRED THE HIMALAYAS!

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JOIN THE HOUSE FOR AN EPIC ADVENTURE Join Man of the People, #PaddyO and The-House.com as they travel to the Indian Himalayas this upcoming winter. Come along as they journey to Gulmarg, a powder-seekers paradise in Kashmir, northern India, in search of fresh lines and cultural (mis)-adventure! This trip will be an amazing opportunity to ride…

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