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July 30, 7:00 PM ET
Moto X Step-Up with Blake 'Bilko' Williams

Moderator Mary
  (10:28 PM)

Here comes Bilko!

Bilko
  (10:29 PM)

hey everyone im here

Bilko
  (10:30 PM)

nah aussie will win it haha

Ed (Kent, WA)

Who do you think is gonna win, Bilko

Nate (AZ)

What do you think the winning height will be?

Bilko
  (10:31 PM)

i think arount 35ft that would be sweet to see

Chris (Tx)

This is a simple looking contest on the tv screen but I'm sure it takes a lot of work going into it. What kind of preperation does a rider need to go through to get themselves ready for this comp?

Bilko
  (10:32 PM)

yeah for sure it takes alot of prep and a good bike set up to get over the bar at these heights

Mike (Chi town)

Why do i want to have sex with erin banks

Bilko
  (10:33 PM)

haha ur not alone on that one

Josh (Cincy OH)

Whats up bro!You gonna bust out that ruler flip in x?

Bilko
  (10:34 PM)

probably not mate that one is old now, got new 360 combos for freestyle and best trick

Julian (FL)

Bilko with Travis talking about a no handed backflip 360 what do you think that Kyle Loza is going to try and pull?

Bilko
  (10:36 PM)

travis is going for his rodeo 720 or what ever it is but he said he has a back up trick if he dosent feel up to it.no idea what loza is goin for he has been keeping things secret

Tom (BRISBANE)

go out there and kill it bilko represent the aussies....

Bilko
  (10:36 PM)

Aussie Aussie Aussie

Jessica (Massillon Ohio)

how's the view?

Bilko
  (10:37 PM)

yeah i got a sweet view from ontop of the mega ramp!

Anissa (Florida)

How do you think brian deegan will do tonight? im a metal mulisha fan hardcore!

Bilko
  (10:38 PM)

unfortunatley the general is out in the first round but check him out in rally on sunday

blake (louisiana)

dude we got the same name sweet lol, anyway who do you see winning the step up?

Bilko
  (10:38 PM)

yep!id say its going to be real close i cant pick it yet, maybe RC

Ben (MA)

Do you like BMX?

Bilko
  (10:39 PM)

yeah i love watching it, i ride a little. i think its lame they took bmx dirt out of the x games though

Nico (france)

hey bilko any chance to see you at bercy supercross with rebaud and the pages brothers? it would be really cool to see you over there

Bilko
  (10:40 PM)

maybe this year, id like to go to bercy and a few other places in europe. great crowds

Mike (Nashville)

do you think ronnie renner will pull off his second win in step-up in 3 years or will rc win two in a row?

Bilko
  (10:41 PM)

its gunna be tough for renner on the 2 stroke thats for sure

Ben ((MA))

Bilko, is there a trick that you cannot do??

Bilko
  (10:41 PM)

yeah i cant do cordova flips cause it hurts my knees

Cody (OK)

hey bilko are you even here

Bilko
  (10:42 PM)

im sittin ontop of the mega ramp its so high, i couldnt imagine how hard jake brown hit the ground in 07 when he slammed

Stinger (Adelaide, Australia)

Why doesn't anyone try a whip over the bar? Is it too close to do it? Oh and Aussies FTW after Jake Brown!!!

Bilko
  (10:43 PM)

yeah Jake brown killed it!!!they do whit it a little its pretty hard with such a steep lip though

Evan (Ga)

hey how high do u think the riders will go this year

Bilko
  (10:44 PM)

id say around 33 or 34, anything over 35 is gunna be amazing to see

Dylan (nj)

whats your caziest 360 combo your throwing in fmx?

Bilko
  (10:45 PM)

i got a new 360 combo for best trick called the flying dutchman

Melissa (New York)

What is your favorite x games moment?

Bilko
  (10:45 PM)

it just seems to get better every year, but watching travis do the double back in 06 was amazing

Jessica (Rio Preto, Brazil)

Hey Bilko, please say hello to me, my sis and your fans (they're many man!) here in Brazil \o/

Bilko
  (10:47 PM)

whats uppp Brazil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

anissa (florida)

whos your biggest compitition?

Bilko
  (10:47 PM)

id say nate for sure then there is always a few other guys killing it at each contest

travis wine (florida)

Bilko do you think T?ravis is just going to go all out and pull something unhuman

Bilko
  (10:48 PM)

travis being travis i think we are gunna witness something amazing

Michael (Murfreesboro, TN)

i think renner is on a four stroke isn't he? either way he looks strong don't you think? it will be tough to compete with rc though

Bilko
  (10:49 PM)

nah hes on a 2 stroke

Cody (NJ)

Whats your favorite event at the x games?

Bilko
  (10:50 PM)

all the mega ramp stuff is awesome to watch!

Tony (NY)

What do you think about those Akraix boys?

Bilko
  (10:50 PM)

yeah there sweet im friends with jon and derrek guetter

Nick (Minnesota)

Do you like the set up this year?

Bilko
  (10:51 PM)

yeah the freestyle course is good, just a little hard packed and slick

Bilko
  (10:51 PM)

yeah the freestyle course is good, just a little hard packed and slick

Anissa (Florida)

Thanks for you opinion on brian, what do you think for kyle loza tonight? think he will strike gold?

Bilko
  (10:52 PM)

if travis pulls his triack off then i'd say he would be hard to beat.

Cody (NJ)

favorite even at x games? besides step up?

Bilko
  (10:53 PM)

i love the mega ramp for sure, i miss bmx dirt though

Tony (NY)

Bilko is fosters australian for beer?

Bilko
  (10:54 PM)

haha no, ive never tried it and i dont know anyone that drinks it everyone recons it sucks

Cody (OK)

yeah i cant wait until BMX big air

Bilko
  (10:55 PM)

yeah hopefuly mirra pulls his no handed 360 backflip on the 70ft gap

Daniel (WI)

what do u think about deegan getting out the first jump?

Bilko
  (10:56 PM)

no good for the general, he'll be back

MUM AND DAD (HOTEL HERMOSA BEACH )

US AND EVERYBODY BACK HOME ARE CHEERING FOR YOU GO BILKO

Bilko
  (10:56 PM)

yeewwwwwwwwwwww

Rupi (Florida)

Travis said that he is going to do a double backflip just to warm up! is that true?

Anissa (Florida)

What do you think of kyle loza winning the gold for x games 13 and 14. think he will have a chance this year?

Michael (Murfreesboro, TN)

will travis attempt a front flip you think? if anyone can do it, i mean, he can

Bilko
  (10:59 PM)

im pretty sure he's not doing a front flip, im sure he could if he tried though

Bilko
  (10:59 PM)

im pretty sure he's not doing a front flip, im sure he could if he tried though

Brandon (Virginia)

what did u think of the best whips?

Bilko
  (11:00 PM)

i didnt get to watch it i was still practising at home depot centre for fmx

Coleman Dixon (ms)

what is the trick you combine with the 360 to create the flying dutchman

Bilko
  (11:00 PM)

well... u'll have to wait till best trick to see!

shell (NZ)

how long till you have your own clothes with Bilko on them so we can support you over here when you ride man??

ERIC (LONGVIEW WA)

IS THE X GAMES ALMOST OVER

Jessica (Rio Preto, Brazil)

Bilko, are you coming to X-Games Brazil this year?

Bilko
  (11:02 PM)

i would like too!

Sarah (South Carolina)

You going to the X Games 3D premiere tonight?

Bilko
  (11:02 PM)

nah mate ill be resting up for fmx practise tomorow and best trick

Josh (TMB, NY)

is mr.white ever going to cut that salad ?

Bilko
  (11:03 PM)

nah i think the flying carrot is here to stay for a while yet

Joe (Syracuse NY)

What was your craziest reaction to something at X games??

Bilko
  (11:04 PM)

i think when jake brown slammed on the mega ramp in 07 i was really scared, but was releifed and amazed when he walked away

Lukobois (Melbourne, Aussie)

Whats up doggggyy?

Bilko
  (11:04 PM)

ahhh LUKE-O boooiiisss

Tdirk (Texas)

Your 360's are sick! How many combos do you have?

Bilko
  (11:05 PM)

about 4 or 5

Joe (Syracuse NY)

Will we see a 37'0 jump????

Bilko
  (11:06 PM)

hmm thats gunna be tough, i would love to see it though

Aaron (Vic)

What do you think about Paris Rosen?

Bilko
  (11:07 PM)

not sure how he is going to go on the big stage of x games, the best trick set up isnt ur basic backyard set up either so we will see

K- nuck (Canada)

is it true the x games dirt tastes like vegemite?? I guess thats more a question for maddo lol

Bilko
  (11:08 PM)

nah it dont taste like vegemite at all it tastes real bad and it hurts! i can vouch for maddo on that one i tasted it 3 times last year

Coleman Dixon (ms)

Why don't they scoot the dirt landing back a little if riders seem to keep landing at the bottom

Bilko
  (11:09 PM)

not to sure, they are going long though!

brandon (L.A.)

bilko whats ur favorite event? i like the freestyle the best.

Bilko
  (11:10 PM)

freestyle is awesome for sure and exiting for the fans

Brad (Manitoba)

who is all riding four strokes other than yourself in FMX this year? Best of luck in FMX dude!

Bilko
  (11:11 PM)

im the only one on a 4 stroke this year, levi sherwood would have also been out there on a 250f aswell but he hurt his wrist

Michelle (Ny)

Who are some of your favorite athletes to watch?

Brendon (Tempel)

BILKO!! if you felt it would push you over the top for the win would you attempt to 360 the 115 foot dirt kicker in freestyle or does even your crazy aussie butt have limits? :) good luck either way bud :)

Bilko
  (11:13 PM)

hmm thats a good question... i have though about it butnot too sure about that yet. i havent even done that in a pit

Rob (Burbank)

Your first X Games was 2006, how do you feel now compared to then. Are the nerves the same or does it get harder as people expect more from you each year?

Bilko
  (11:14 PM)

i think there is more pressure in freestyle than best trick for sure, best trick u can relax and have time to focus on ur one trick unlike freestlye were u have 60 seconds to throw it all down

Ross (San Diego)

Who's your toughest competitor. Which rival pushes you the most to be the best you can be?

Bilko
  (11:15 PM)

id say nate for sure, he is always on his a game

Jack (Riverside)

Do all you Aussies live in Murrieta. Doesn't Robbie Maddo live there too? Are you guys all in the same cul-de-sac or what?

Timmy (San Francisco)

What's the coolest shwag you've gotten at the X Games so far?

Pam (Texas)

Blake, what's your hometown in Australia like?

Bilko
  (11:16 PM)

its real small n quiet but close to a couple of big towns, Baxter rocks though i love it there!

joshua (pa)

who r u rooting for bilko? ricky carmichael or renner. go carmichael!

Bilko
  (11:18 PM)

carmichael! this is gunna be close though, Renner just crushed it but RC has been goin big

Crush (Florida)

I think your a really dope rider! do you get nervous before a run?

Bilko
  (11:19 PM)

yeah for sure nerves play a big part

joshua (pa)

how old were u when u started to fmx?

Bilko
  (11:19 PM)

i was 18 wen i started hittin ramps

Michael (Murfreesboro, TN)

will anyone clear 35 ft? renner or rc?

Bilko
  (11:20 PM)

id say RC has it, renner's 2 stroke is struggling off the line

Lori (Idaho)

Have you ever rode in Idaho?

Bilko
  (11:21 PM)

nah not yet, maybe one day

cole (raleigh,nc)

are you still riding the 4 stroke

Bilko
  (11:22 PM)

yeah mate still on the 4 stroke

P-Rod (Cali)

cant wait for my run in the street comp. Its alot more exciting then step up! haha!

Bilko
  (11:24 PM)

haha yeah P-rod, step up is a little stop n go, but pretty exiting live

Dean (Canada)

What are your thoughts about Pastrana's chances of landing the 360 backflip no hander?

Bilko
  (11:24 PM)

with Travis, anything is possible

chris (usa)

who do you think will win

Bilko
  (11:25 PM)

carmichael has the height he just needs to not clip the bar

Crush (Florida)

What was your biggest x games challenge?

Bilko
  (11:25 PM)

putting together 9 runs in a row for freestyle finals

Tdirk (Tx)

Are you going to keep making vidoes for the new website??

Bilko
  (11:31 PM)

looks like RC isnt gunna go again which sucks, i know he can clear it

C-Mac (NJ)

Yo Bilko, do you think that last run by bob burnquis shouldve tied wit jake brown? I think that was messed up but my man jake still got tha gold!

Bilko
  (11:31 PM)

not to sure it happened to me in 06 i was tied for bronze but jake still ended up with the gold which is awesome Aussie Aussie Aussie

Moderator Mary
  (11:35 PM)

Thanks for chatting everybody. What did you think??

Patrick Pantzzzzz (USA)

Good Luck Bilky! Im with you all the way bro........yewwwwwwwww

Crush (Florida)

it was cool talking to you your one of my idole have a good night mate. see you on tomorrow hopefully