A staple in the legendary 80s BMX mag, BMX Action, RL Osborn and Mike Buff could always be counted on for getting rad and doing whatever it took for a great photo.
According to 23mag.com,
As the “Nerd herd”, R.L. & Buff were vital in setting BMX trends during the 80’s, from jumping styles in bike tests to the 4×4 vehicle craze, to clothing fashions and hairdos.
Whether that meant Buff hitting the quarterpipe on a Robinson 24 (“a serious race bike”)
And, with their riding captured by the equally legendary photographer/editor Bob Osborn, these photographs really stand the test of time.
Not a bad way to spend this “throwback thursday”, thinking back to this era and the impact these dudes had on it.