About

The Yea makes high quality bicycle pad sets and other gear with the rider's needs in mind. Between expansive colors and styles such as Reflective, Leather, and Pocket Style pads there is sure to be something that will look good on your bike. We sell our pads individually or as a kit to give you total control of how your bike looks.

The Backstory: The Yea started in 2007, a BMX passion project and creative outlet. First were shirts and web videos, then we got together and made Fuckswitit a Full length BMX DVD(2012-13). We still film and make videos to this day. In spring 2018, disgruntled with current bike pad options, I decided to make my own BMX pads. Including a sleeker yet protective Cross Bar Pad, Top Tube Pad, and introduced a redesigned stem pad called the Stem Buddy™. A modern padset for modern bikes. I care a lot about how my bike looks, feels, and functions. If you have an older bike or a different size just leave a note when ordering and I will make a custom piece to fit your bike.

My Backstory: I picked up riding bikes in '99 and grew up in the early 2000's era. I soaked up every BMX mag and video I could get my hands on. I have a strong passion for BMX and trying to bring something fresh to it.
-Matt

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▼ Time Line ▼

August 2021 - Desert Snake Dan Conway edition

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October 2020 Midnight Hologram Collection

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August 2020

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July 2020

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April 2020

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February 2020

1of1s & Purple Dragon Pad Set Kits

New 1 of 1s

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Fall 2019

Tree Camo Tees & Pad Set Kits

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Fall 2019

Black Dragon & Yella BMX pad sets

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Fall 2019

Reflective BMX pad sets

(the only reflective padset for the modern bmx bike.)

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Late Summer 2019 Cross Bar Pad Minis are released

(made for 4pc, cruiser, and other bars with thicker cross-bars)

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Summer 2019 Limited Edition Heat Wave BMX Pad Set and Tank Tops

(only a few Tanks were made (& 1 padset) released at the Grindworks BMX Jam.)

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Summer 2019 / Limited Edition Dragon Pads

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Spring 2019 / Water Proof Camo & Pocket Cross Bar pads

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Winter 2019 / 1 of 1s

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FALL 2018 / 10-Year Anniversary

This was a 10-year anniversary of sorts. Brought back some old designs, and added some new ones.

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SUMMER 2018

Heat Wave Tank Tops. Dyed and Printed in-house.

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SPRING 2018

The Yea BMX Pad sets released.

Introducing a slimmer yet functional BMX padset. Cross bar pad has a smaller diameter for most modern handlebars. Stem Buddy was invented to be a newer stem pad with protection where you need it. 100% made in-house.

Fuckswitit Friday vid: ◂Eeshond Kirk▸

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Winter 2018 Collection

◂ Link to full Winter 2018 flip book ▸

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2017

Fuckswitit Friday vids:

◂Matt Smith▸

◂Groovy▸

◂Trees▸

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Fall 2017 Collection

◂ Link to full Fall 2017 flip book ▸

◂BCK2SCHL Commercial▸

◂Trees / Matt / Groovy Split part▸

◂Ledge Dressing Promo▸

◂Standard Def 7 Matt n Angus▸

◂Trees Extras n Outtakes▸

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2016

◂Trees full part▸

◂Standard Def 6 Mix Section▸

◂Y4K Matt n Marc▸

◂Weekend w/ Cork▸

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Spring 2016

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2015

◂Weekend in Pittsburgh▸

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Winter 2015

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Fall 2015

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Summer 2015

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Spring 2015

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Fall 2014

◂ Link to full Fall 2014 flip book ▸

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Spring 2014

◂Real Good in Rochester▸

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2013

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2012

◂Fuckswitit Trailer▸

◂Matt for The Yea▸

◂Mclovin scraps▸

◂Panual Mad video▸

◂Doney, Sage, Mclovin split▸

◂Matt Mclovin split▸

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Spring 2011

◂48 Hours Road trip mix▸

◂Matt Smith x LLP edit▸

◂Loughead n Co. Edit▸

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2010

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2009

Dan N Dan sporting the batwing tee at the original 2x4 BMX store

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First videos made:

◂300 x I Declare War▸

◂The Jurassic Strain▸

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2007-08

First hand made shirt and first professionally made shirts are released.