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Episode 140: Hellion – A New Breed of BMX Bikes Being Built Here in Northwest Arkansas

About this Episode:

On this episode of Randy Wilburn, we are joined by Michael La Salada, owner and Founder of Helion Bikes. Michael shares his experience growing up in the Pacific Northwest and his passion for BMX and cycling. He talks about his business, which creates a unique crossover between BMX and mountain bikes and shares the details about his signature front suspension fork that helps riders go from entry-level to a pro-level in jumping. Michael shares his plans to take Northwest Arkansas by storm with his new company and his style. Additionally, we learn about Joe Prizel, the Founder of Helion Bikes, and Mike Laird of Laird Customs, who helped build the first several Helium kid DJs.

All this and more on this episode of I am Northwest Arkansas.

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