Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Baked in Bakersfield


In accordance with Summer, the Deathwish tour begins.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
We convened in the Baker Boy's parking lot in North Hollywood.

 

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Liz started feeling the pain early on.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Poor attempt at a group photo, ultimately abandoned.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Had to swing by Antwuan's for his toiletries.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Now
we can start this thing.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
He wanted a group photo at the homestead. He's sentimental like that.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Quick jaunt up the grapevine.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Bakersfield's Big City Skatepark.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Trick alleys formed promptly, but it was kinda dark to shoot action.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
One new trend in teen-dom I noticed this time out - lots of shirts with the F word on them.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
The giant ear hole trend continues unabated. Everywhere we went kids had crap stuck in there.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
While the rest skated, Antwuan worked the perimeter in more of a hands-on marketing capacity.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
A crowd followed him wherever he went.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Hah-hah-hah-hah-harrgghhh!

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
The baked part.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Rick, the owner, in his custom hot-rod.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Rad.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Several kids made the team homemade T-shirts, including these honorary Shake Junters from Lake Elsinore.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
They drove 12 hours just to kick it. Real cool.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Now all he needs is a helmet for his lungs.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
Jim signs a fingerboard.

Burnout: Baked in Bakersfield
It was a nice start.

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