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To burn or not to burn: BMX Advocacy

As the "Great DC Shoe Burn" approaches, other options are explored.

Updated: December 8, 2010, 3:36 PM ET
By Mike Hines

This coming Saturday, December 11, marks the coming of "The Great DC Shoe Burn." To protest the fact that BMX bikes would not be allowed into a new park in the Phoenix, Ariz. area funded by the Rob Dyrdek Foundation, Jason Ryan, of The Bike, Board and Blade Coalition, is organizing a DC shoe and apparel burn near the location of the planned skatepark. According to Ryan, the event is being attended by Heidi Lemmon of the Skatepark Association of the USA (SPAUSA), in addition to BMXers ...

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