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17 June 2016
Rockcity BMX Locals

" Rockcity BMX Locals The Rockcity BMX local edits where a series of videos we started over on our YouTube channel last winter. Each week our in house videographer Mike Chudley, would film all the local riders and stack together a couple minutes worth of footage. The main idea and purpose with these videos was...

17 June 2016
Welcome Brian Johnson to the Rockcity Skate Team

"  Welcome Brian Johnson to the Rockcity skate team! Local Hull skater Brian Johnson started coming up to Rockcity to skate last year and has pretty much not missed a days skate since, along with working at Rockcity now you'll find Brian in the skatepark most days whether he's just chilling or if he's down...

15 June 2016
CHDBMX

" CHDBMX is a small group of riders based just the other side of the Humber bridge. They're always showing their faces down at Rockcity at least twice a week to ride, skate & even climb from time to time. If you live around Hull & ride yourself you may already know of CHDBMX. Up...

04 November 2015
Rockcity Basics climbing holds

" After 21 years of using climbing holds we have decided it was time to get stuck in and release its first range of climbing holds. With all those years of route setting, stripping and washing holds, we are no stranger to this side of these climbing wall products. We werent completely happy with the holds that were out...

03 November 2015
CooVar SureGrip

" One staple of DIY build climbing walls is CooVar Paints product, SureGrip.  Originally developed for Hull's marine industry it was soon 'borrowed' by DIY self build projects.  The first to do so was probably Undercover Rock in Bristol in 1992.  Reading a small press feature in the Hull Daily Mail, the local paper of...

02 November 2015
King Kong Holds

"Our review of all things climbing holds continues with a look at King Kong Holds.   We have used King Kong Holds for a number of years and have been pretty pleased with them.  For a small manufacturer they were quite ahead in terms of shapes of holds, definitely ahead of the bigger climbing wall...

30 October 2015
Core Climbing Holds

"Core Climbing Holds is probably the biggest UK manufacturer with literally almost every climbing centre in the UK using their ranges.  Core Holds have several 'core' ranges, each of which is split pretty well across the conventional shapes of traditional 'bolt-on' holds. The carving of their 'real rock' holds is well done.  Out of the...

23 October 2015
Stonesmith Climbing Holds

"When we first heard Malc was starting his own company we were very excited.  Malcolm Smith is one of those names and climbers that makes you think 'strong'. Malc is the strong silent type so we expected a lot when we saw his holds for the first time, no hype needed! We invited Malc and Chris (the...

20 October 2015
Rockcity Art Wall Shield

" Rockcity 'City Walls' kids bouldering area still as beautifully detailed as the day the artwork was painted. We have added another climbing wall paint product to our range.  This time it’s a protective coating suitable for any climbing wall surface, especially where artwork, logos or graffiti art work is to be preserved from the wear...