Mike Tag Update!

It’s really difficult to see one of your best friends that you grew up with, as bald as a cueball, shooting pool, while describing the struggle of going through chemo therapy, talking about trying to get medicaid, and joking about drinking pedialyte at the bar. It’s a truly conflicting sad…

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Tag Benefit Round 1

The first of the Fundraising events happened this weekend in Ithaca, with silent auction at Silky Jones, and a trail jam at Aaron Verity’s. The trails Jam got rained out, but people from far and wide got together and made a really awesome effort on behalf of Mike.
June 9th…

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Tagliavento eventos!

I stumbled across this relic of a Tag photo, while looking through my Archives, for an Old Photo of Mike, his Mom had seen and asked me for…It was from a pretty magical part of our lives, you can read about some of it here, it was an old…

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Mike Tag Update.

Although the circumstances are gnarley, and serious, It’s pretty amazing how our community has come together to help out a friend, and a rider in need. If you want to learn more check the Mike Tag Fund page, its got Dates for upcoming events, and a button you can click…

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Mike Tag Benefit Jam


We haven’t sorted all the details yet, But I wanted to get the date out there, so People can plan in advance. For anyone who doesn’t know, Long time FBM Rider, Friend, and all around badass Mike Tagliavento was diagnosed earlier this month with Stage ll Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
He does…

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Bob Skurbo- Skapegoat Tag Vid.

For a good bit, a while back, Tag, George D, Bob Scerbo and Ralph Sinisi made up a good portion of the FBM team, Times changed but our friendships have all remained, and I am super thankful for all of it.
Bob Assembled this footage he collected during some of…

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MIke Tag Says Thanks!

First off, on behalf of Mike Tag, and his family, a HUGE THANKS goes out to the ENTIRE BMX industry, and all the riders, friends, fans and so on for an incredible response to the news about Tag’s battle with Lymphoma!
So many people made donations, helped spread the word,…

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Mike Tag, down but not out!

20 years ago Gilly, our Friend Bones, Mike Tag and myself were teenagers, roaming the streets of Ithaca on our BMX bikes, raising hell, popping wheelies, and getting into as much trouble, adventure and mischief as you would expect…
Yesterday I pedaled my BMX bike down the same streets, to…

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