Rider Profile: Karl Feix


Karl Feix Karl Feix

Birth Date:
October 1989

Home Town:
Derby, UK.

Home park/trail:
Alvaston skate park.

Bike:
Diamondback "Nightseeker" frame, Diamondback bars, Diamondback hubs, Diamondback cranks/chain, Odyssey tyres, Odyssey peddles.

Can you remember when riding stopped becoming a hobby but a way of life?
As soon as I started riding I was hooked.

How did you first get hooked up with Diamondback?
I went into Urban Air BMX shop in Ilkeston to get my son a bike and I walked out with a sponsor!

What does riding for Diamondback mean to you?
Having fun, riding with a great team of riders, amazing history and I'm riding for one of the oldest brands in BMX.

Tell us about your bike setup:
It's a great all round trails, park, street machine and brakeless too.

Riding has given you the opportunity to travel and ride some great places, which has been the most memorable?
The Diamondback "In Transit" tour.

Who do you respect in MTB/BMX?
Mike Aitken, Sean Sexton, Matt Roe.

What has been your scariest moment full stop on a bike?
Riding Villij trails for the first time.

What have you got planned for this season?
Ride more, travel more.

Any words of wisdom?
Make the best out of a bad situation.

Shout outs and hook ups?
Zee from Archetype BMX, Urban Air bmx shop, Horizon Watches and everyone who I ride with.