Who sent these scans?


At some point a few years back I had to switch email clients, and protocols from SMTP to IMAP, as my OS evolved, I can no longer open the old archived Eudora Email, plus it got corrupted anyway. I did find some scans of a Skate Straight zines in the attachments folder, which I’m sure were meant for the Zine Gallery. I’d like to be able to credit the collector when I do post them, so let me know if it was you, or if you know who put this out. Looks like it was out of Dayton, Ohio. I know this is a long shot, but stranger things have happened. One of the creators posted 9 out of 10 issues in the BMX Society forum but you have to pay for an account that will let you respond or download attachments. I wonder how that is working out for them. Probably keeps most of the riffraff out.


  1. skate straight? sounds kinda gay

  2. Mark Evans on January 6, 2014 - Reply


    This might help.
    Having worked at surf Ohio for gymmy George in 86-87, I’m dying to see these zines. Those were the squid dickman (squidmeat zine) days. When a very young rob Drydek was just a little grommet.

    • That’s the link that you have to pay to see and/or respond, so I can’t even contact the guy without paying… Check out this old Surf Ohio post.

  3. What happened to Kevin Dickman?
    Anyone know?

  4. Jeff Test on January 9, 2014 - Reply

    I talked to Brett Martin last summer in Delaware, Ohio. I think I remember him saying that Kevin Dickman was living somewhere in California.

    I also remember running into Don Gryzwinski and Kevin Dickman at Squidbanks (Eastwood ditch)back in 84/85(?) and just really loved watching them ride.

  5. Robert Morris on January 13, 2014 - Reply

    Brett is still in Ohio, near where he grew up. Kevin Dickmann,(Squid spells his name with two n’s) is now in Mountain View CA. I will forward this link to him and maybe he can tell you about the ‘zines.

  6. Robert Morris on January 13, 2014 - Reply


  7. Hi, I am from Dayton and remember Skate Straight well…
    Issue #1 was both Don Grzwinski and Mike Gamstetter. Mike eventually ran with S.S. for several issues, with different people contributing.

    FYI: my good friend Don G. passed in 2005 RIP DON G.!

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