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Volume 1.5        May 6, 2003
Rye Airfield's Huckfest 2003
April 26, 2003 marked the one year anniversary for New England's premier skate park, Rye Airfield. It was celebrated with an event called Huckfest 2003. Product Review: .243 Racing Frame
These guys are a small frame and component company out of Vancouver BC.If you like to ride Slalom, Urban, Dirtjump or just plain Freeride, then you have to check out this frame. 2003 Boston Amateur MTB Video Awards
Premiere of Local Film Festival Raises Over $12,000 to Purchase Popular Riding Area in Milford, MA.
Rye Airfield Turns 1 Year Old And Celebrates
Huckfest 2003
April 26, 2003 marked the one year anniversary for New England's premier skate park, Rye Airfield. It was celebrated with an event called Huckfest 2003, which attracted everyone the park was designed for: BMX, inline, boards and mountain bikes. Despite the dismal mid-forty degree temperatures and driving rain, this indoor park was filled!


Product Review
.243 Racing Frame
"point two forty three" These guys are a small frame and component company out of Vancouver BC If you like to ride Slalom, Urban, Dirtjump or just plain Freeride, then you have to check out this frame. "...when I pump into things with this bike (jumps, parks, manuals and street stuff) I do a fraction of the pedaling that I did on my previous bike."


A Fundraiser To Benifit NEMBA's Land Trust Fund
2003 Boston MTB Video Awards
The New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA) hosted the first annual Boston Amateur Mountain Bike Video Awards in Somerville, MA on Monday, April 21, 2003. Over 180 spectators and mountain bike enthusiasts attended the event and raised more than $12,000.


Featured Trail
Kingman Farm: Madbury, NH
Despite it's relatively small size, Kingman Farm is quite popular with the locals. During the summer and fall months the small parking lot will be overflowing with cars. The trail system here is clean and well maintained offering several different types of terrain from screaming hard-packed fire roads to rolling singletrack to a short, challenging switchback climb.

This Month's
Featured Bike Shop

653 Islington St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 427-2060

Although they've only been in Portsmouth for a couple of years they're not new to cycling, the bike industry, or even the area. Their brother store located on Newbury street in Boston, Back Bay Bicycles, has been providing the same excellent service for the past ten years and was just awarded the prestigious "Best of Boston" award, which in itself speaks novels.

New England
Bike Event Calendar Trail Maintenance Day
Saturday May 10, 2003
8:00am to 1:00pm
Middlesex Fells, MA
Tom Grimble (617) 776-1363
Help NEMBA replace the rotted boardwalk near the South Reservoir at the Middlesex Fells. It is long past time it was replaced.

Redbones Bike Party
Monday May 12, 2003 5 to 10pm
Davis Square, Somerville, MA
Kick off the spring cycling season and the first day of 2003's national Ride to Work Week at Redbones' 8th Spring Bike Party and Benefit.



A Pair of WeirWolf 2.1 Tires From WTB. These surefooted and stable WeirWolf produces a paw print-like hold on dirt.

Dear Diary, I wish you could talk, Diary. I am experiencing a most debilitating brain fart! I can't for the life of me think of...

This summer, BustedSpoke.com and Rye Airfield in Rye, NH are putting on a mountain bike race series around their BMX dirt track. All of the details will be coming soon, so check back on BustedSpoke.com to get informed!
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Past "Rubber Side Down" issues
Volume 1.1 : December 18, 2002
Volume 1.2 : January 24, 2003
Volume 1.3 : March 3, 2003
Volume 1.4 : April 3, 2003
Volume 1.5 : May 6, 2003
Volume 1.6 : June 1, 2003
Volume 1.7 : October 3, 2003

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