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Phoenix local to burn DC Shoes in protest

To protest a skate plaza ban on bikes, Jason Ryan turns to shoe burning.

Updated: November 10, 2010, 10:20 AM ET
By Brian Tunney

Phoenix, Ariz. area BMX local Jason Ryan, of The Bike, Blade and Board Coalition, has decided to take a rather unique stand against the construction of what will be Phoenix's fifth skatepark. In December, Ryan is planning a "The Great DC Shoe Burn" to protest the barring of BMX bikes from a skate plaza funded by The Rob Dyrdek Foundation.

The plaza, currently under contract by the City of Phoenix, is, according to Ryan, "Being funded with a $50,000 donation from the Rob ...

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