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Inside BASE Brooklyn's video legacy

Glenn PP Milligan and Enos Colombo reflect on Base's early videos

Updated: May 31, 2012, 8:40 PM ET
By Brian Tunney

In the late '80s, a group of Brooklyn, N.Y. area BMX riders formed a crew in opposition to some of the more violent gangs in their neighborhood at the time. Dubbed "B.A.S.E.," the crew's name stood for "Brooklyn Area Straight Edge." Their focus surrounded BMX riding in and around Brooklyn and Manhattan, along with the popular New York hardcore music of the time.

At that time, BMX was healthy and growing in New York City, thanks in part to skateparks in the South Bronx (Mulally ...

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