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Video: Huge Sends & BMX Inspired Riding with Billy Hoyes

Oct 26, 2020
by Tom Caldwell  

Introducing... Billy Hoyes. A young chap from Bakewell, Derbyshire with a passion for bikes and simply having fun. Bringing a strong BMX influence to his riding, Billy is carving out a technical back wheel and barspin style whilst also sending some of the biggest jumps around aboard his fresh Banshee Rune. Read a bike check of Billy's Banshee Rune, here.

Billy Hoyes by Bart Chambers.

His new rig is what I'd call a park rat machine.. single speed, one brake, small and manoeuvrable. Kitted out with fresh Hunt wheels and Renthal bar and stem too. Oh, and that backwards front Assegai he uses for all his high-speed half cabs (Looking at you PB commenters!).

You can check out his full Pinkbike bike check here - https://www.pinkbike.com/news/bike-check-billy-hoyes-single-speed-banshee-rune-jib-machine.html

Billy Hoyes by Bart Chambers

There we have it. Yet another mega-talented bike rider coming from our little island. The scene is incredible right now and it's thanks to people exactly like Billy. Billy would like to thank Banshee Bikes and Renthal for making this happen, hopefully soon you'll see some more wild videos from this chap. Until then, check him out at @billy_hoyes.

Video / Words - Caldwell Visuals
Photos - Bart Chambers
Soundtrack - 'Dead Calm' - Peebs the Prophet

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  • 46 4
 This is the content that keeps me coming back to Pinkbike.

Less reviews of how a $10k bike climbs, more send it...
  • 23 0
 Calm down young man, you're making us all look bad! Seriously great edit, well done Hoyes and, the always excellent, Caldwell.
  • 7 0
 Kind words man.. Big thanks. Billy is something else!
  • 4 1
 Find it strange riding a track with lots of bits missing with no brakes?
Yes takes plenty of skills & death grip, but once head down wards it is all about clearing the gaps & hoping for smooth landing,

Great stuff!!!!!!
  • 5 0
 Nah its sound man front brakes are a myth
  • 6 0
  • 5 0
 What an amazing spot, great riding!
  • 4 0
 YOOOOO TOM! Not surpised I was into this! Like this guy and I like this brand!
  • 4 0
 Sick song...sick edit....but looks like a normal back wheel to me
  • 4 0
 This is sick, and the new Banshee frame updates have been awesome!
  • 4 0
 Still waiting for longer reach Darkside. Do it Banshee.
  • 4 0
 Tommy C never fails to hit the spot, cheers!
  • 4 0
 fair play Billy - killing it
  • 2 0
 Ill riding style, man!
Having fun pushing limits.
What its all about>>
  • 3 0
 Amazing edit. Great style. looks effortless
  • 3 0
 Frown am i the only one who is sad to see the BTR pinner go ?
  • 2 0
 Made the high profile leigh news dude video look kooky AF. That was proper shredding Billy!
  • 1 0
 Thank you dude!
  • 3 0
 he was a smooooth operator.....
  • 2 0
 He had a better style with his BTR pinner Wink
  • 1 0
 @gasserdiaries: I’m a BTR fanboy, no worries you still send it huge!
  • 2 0
 @malvoize: Haha all good bro! Wink
  • 3 0
 RAD SS is the way
  • 3 0
 Great style!
  • 2 0
 I wonder how wide his bars are? look narrow. Wish I could do this!
  • 1 0
 is it billy hoyle from white men cant jump :-) but he is white and can jump! sick
  • 2 0
 Another bloody beauty, killer riding and filming.
  • 2 0
 Now this is sick
  • 2 0
 100p bud
  • 1 0
 Massive jumps but sooo smooth!
  • 1 0
 Sick af

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