Video: RAD BMX Film Tribute | Braydon Bringhurst

Braydon Bringhurst takes us back to the classic film RAD BMX film with this cult-classic 1980’s tribute video on his Canyon Spectral.Braydon Bringhurst brings his unique and innovative riding style to the trail as inspired by the original RAD BMX film featuring Bill Allen as “Cru Jones”.

RAD Tribute by Braydon Bringhurst on the Canyon Spectral

Film Location Bentonville, AR

Braydon chose Bentonville, Arkansas as the trails of choice for this film, showcasing scenes like the qualifier races in the original RAD BMX film. Power wheelies over features, bar turns, flatland style, 360s, and backflips. Having ridden the trails of Bentonville several times, this film provides a whole new insight on the All American Trail.

“Since I was a little kid, I always identified with the ‘Cru Jones’ character—played by actor Bill Allen—in the ‘RAD’ movie,” says Bringhurst, “The story of an underdog, a bike, and a dream, ‘RAD’ motivated generations of bike riders, just like me, to pursue the sport.”

– Braydon Bringhurst

Canyon Spectral

Canyon Spectral
Canyon Spectral
  • Frame: Canyon Spectral 27.5, custom RAD-theme
  • Fork: RockShox Pike Ultimate, 150mm, 95 PSI
  • Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate, 200 PSI
  • Drivetrain: SRAM Eagle XX1, 175mm, 34t X 10-50t
  • Wheels: ZIPP 3Zero Moto
  • Tires: Maxxis Minion DHF 2.5, 29 PSI (f), 31 PSI (r)
  • Handlebar: Deity BF800 Brendog, 760mm
  • Stem: Deity Copperhead, 35mm
  • Grips: Deity Supracush
  • Seatpost: RockShox Reverb AXS, 170mm
  • Saddle: Deity Speedtrap

“I have loved ‘RAD’ since I was a little kid,” says Bringhurst, “The story of an underdog BMX racer that finally succeeds—winning the biggest race in the world, Helltrack—always resonated with me. I hope my tribute video gives viewers the same inspiration ‘RAD’ originally gave me as a child,” says Bringhurst, “To be inspired to ride, and have fun on your bike.”

– Braydon Bringhurst

Produced by: Burst Media Creative
Support from: Canyon USA
Featuring: Braydon Bringhurst

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