7/27/12 - Fabricated New Look - Alumi Craft Race Cars
El Cajon, CA
Alumi Craft Race Cars is known for their attention to detail and cutting-edge designs that result in beautifully constructed cars. Now they have a new website, designed by Bink Designs, that mirrors those same qualities. Bink Designs gave Alumi Craft a high-end web solution that captures their brand essence with unique impact. The site is adorned in colorful graphics in those familiar Alumi Craft colors and is loaded with information about the many products and services that Alumi Craft provides.
You can shop for a new or used vehicle, check the race schedule, get breaking race results and off-road news or just enjoy the videos or stunning photos in the photo gallery.
Alumi Craft builds cars for shortcourse racing, desert racing, prerunning and recreation so there is always something going on at www.alumicraft.info Make it one of your regular destinations whenever you are online.
About Alumi Craft Race Cars
For those who demand the best, Alumi Craft delivers. Since 2004, Alumi Craft racers have earned countless wins and twelve points championships; four in short course and eight in the desert. Rob MacCachren, Chuck Cheek, Cameron Steele, Luke McMillin, CJ Greaves, Matt Cullen, Darren Hardesty, Darryl Smith, Gunnar Peterson and owner John Cooley have all won championships behind the wheel of an Alumi Craft race car.
6/14/12 - Bink Designs builds new website for Off-Road Racing Brightest Young Star, Brandon Arthur
El Cajon, CA
Bink Designs has completed a colorful and visually striking website designed for off-road racing’s brightest young star, Brandon Arthur. ( brandonarthurracing.com ) The site shows off Brandon’s team colors and includes a custom “Brandon Arthur” logo all designed in house by Brian Binkert of Bink Designs. It is a place where Brandon can promote his team and the many sponsors who value the exposure Brandon provides on and off the racecourse.
Fans will enjoy the many features the website has like photos and videos of Brandon in action, the latest news, links to sponsor’s websites and much more. Brandon has demonstrated his driving skills in competition. Now with help from Bink Designs, he has taken the steps to create his identity and grow his fan base through successful promotion and interaction with the public. Bink Designs provides a number of marketing services that will help take your race team to the next level including: Identity, Print Design, Vinyl Graphics, Web Design, Photography and Apparel.
About Brandon Arthur
Brandon Arthur is one of the most exciting young drivers in off-road. At only 16 he has achieved more than some do in a lifetime. Not only does he have a championship and rookie of the year honors but he is an accomplished fabricator and mechanic as well. Just three weeks after earning his driver’s license he took an overall win in his self-built Ford, f-150 race truck. His classic, bright yellow truck has quickly become a fan favorite due to its distinctive V8 snarl and high flying attitude. Brandon’s ultimate goal is to race in the premiere class of desert racing; Trophy Truck and a Pro Lite or Pro-4 on the track.
4/24/12 - Bink Designs builds new website for Tuba Art Films
El Cajon, CA
You all asked for it and now it’s here. Bink Designs has just completed a beautiful new website for Tuba Art Films. The website will make it easy to purchase Tuba Art Films’ entire library of cutting edge desert racing films. The new website coincides with their latest full length release, “Bragging Rights” and also has some of their personal favorite team highlight videos to view. Brothers John and Steve Tuba bring their creative artistry to everything they do and now they can share it with you. “We are really happy with the website,” said John Tuba, “I had an idea on how it would look but it turned out even better. Now we can satisfy our many fans who want to purchase our films online. ” Brian Binkert, owner of Bink Designs stated "We are big fans of Tuba's videography style and dedication to the sport, we wanted to showcase that same intensity into the website build."
Go to www.tubaartfilms.com and check it out for yourself.
11/25/11 - Bink Nominated for SCORE Photographer of the Year!
El Cajon, CA
SCORE is excited to announce that for the first time in SCORE history, voting for the 2011 SCORE Off-Roadsman of the Year awards is open not only to SCORE members, but also to the general public with all voting being done only online.
Voting is now open and we encourage you and all of your family to participate by going to the link below and making your vote count.
To proceed to online ballot, VOTE HERE!
11/15/11 - Website Launch = Race Car Prototypes
El Cajon, CA
Bink Designs is proud to announce their latest website alliance with Race Car Prototypes. Started in 2008, Race Car Prototypes or known as ( RCP ) has developed and designed some of the most high-end custom off road race vehicle bodies out today with race teams & fabricators such as All German Motorsports, McMillin Racing, TSA Motorsports, Stewart’s Race Works and many others. RCP also caters to the highly popular R/C crowd with bodies and accessories for the 1:5th Scale HPI Baja 5T. RCP has quickly become well known in the off-road and R/C community.
The Bink designed site display’s Race Car Prototypes line of R/C products, services, cutting edge news and media gallery displaying some of the latest RCP projects. Simple navigation with the integration of social media will have you coming back again and again for the latest news on the company’s jaw dropping projects and products.
“We have known John Tripp at RCP quite a long time and have a great working and personal relationship. Putting this website together with John was an extremely smooth process and we are extremely pleased how this project turned out. The new website was built to give consumers an easy way to purchase products directly from the RCP site and follow the latest full scale custom builds from concept to completion.” commented Brian Binkert owner of Bink Designs.
Race Car Prototypes offers complete design services from concept and working prototypes to final product. RCP can handle the project in house or on location in the privacy of your own shop. From hand illustrations to the custom hand sculpted race bodies that is both unique in design and function, the goal is to set the customer above the rest.
“We chose Bink Designs because of their reputation for delivering high quality design and printing in the off-road industry. Bink Designs has been a key element since the beginning of the conceptual stages of RCP. All the work they have done for us has surpassed all of our expectations.” stated John Tripp, owner of Race Car Prototypes.
About Race Car Prototypes
Started in 2008 Race Car Prototypes has quickly become well known within the off-road and R/C industries to service, concept, design & develop. Producing Lexan 1:5th scale bodies for companies such as HPI Racing and custom bodies for top tier race teams All German Motorsports, McMillin Racing, TSA Motorsports, Stewart’s Race Works.
For more information about Race Car Prototypes, please visit www.rcprototypes.com
9/28/11 - Bink Designs and High Rev Photo Polaris San Felipe Shakedown
El Cajon, CA
This is the ultimate test: Desert, sand washes, silt, and whoops at a scorching 115 degrees. It was the San Felipe SCORE Challenge of Champions. Joey, owner of UTVunderground.com was aware of Bink Designs and High Rev Photography’s need to be able to access remote locations through challenging terrain. Joey thought the 6-seat Polaris Ranger would be a good choice to loan them to test over the race weekend.
He was right. During race day, we soon realized the Polaris Ranger is definitely a workhorse machine. The Ranger seats 6 people and with only 3 of us in it we all had plenty of room to breathe. The suspension on the Ranger isn't on the same level as the RZR's so we weren't expecting to be able to blast through the desert in it, but the ride was surprisingly nice over smaller whoops. The extra weight of the Ranger helped keep the UTV low to the ground, which helped reduce any body roll. Navigating through the rough, we found ourselves puckering up a few times due to the longer wheelbase, but overall, it was a smooth ride.
One thing that the Polaris doesn’t lack in is storage. Underneath the front seat, it was able to store all of our camera bags, tools, tow strap, and other items we wanted to keep out of the dust or this compartment can be used as a large cooler. The utility bed had plenty of room for a large cooler and a 5-gallon gas jug, with more room to spare.
The 4x4 was great to have and saved us a few times in soft areas near the course. The option to have it in 4wd, 2wd locked, or 2wd one tire fire was also nice driving around town as it was easier to maneuver on pavement. We were also able to drive up the Sand Dunes in San Felipe with one wheel drive!
“We always have safety in mind and this Polaris Ranger was able to get us through the desert safely. Because of that, we were able to get some spectacular photos over the weekend!” stated Brian Binkert owner of Bink Designs.
If you are looking for a UTV to have fun flying around in the dunes or the desert, the Ranger might not be the choice for you. What this UTV does well is get you, your friends, and a ton of gear from point A to B in a comfortable fashion. It’s perfect for the pits, on the farm, or anywhere you need a reliable workhorse.
“The Polaris Ranger exceeded our expectations and proved to be reliable throughout our trip to Baja.” stated Jason Zindroski owner of High Rev Photography.
Thanks Joey for letting us borrow the beast in San Felipe! Look forward to more adventures soon!
For more information on the Polaris Ranger and other UTVs, check out UTVUnderground.com
Photography by Brian Binkert
Bink Designs – www.binkdesigns.com
Photography by Jason Zindroski
Bink Designs – www.highrevphoto.com
8/16/11 - Bink Shirts HOT off the press
El Cajon, CA
In need of some fresh gear? Well Bink Designs has you covered this summer.. Grab our latest T-Shirt design "Thorn" in 4 signature Bink colors, Black, White, Dark Grey & Green with available sizes in L-XL. $10 + $5.95 for shipping anywhere in the US.
Contact us today to order!
7/15/11 - Bink Designs Activates Milk-N-It Motorsports Website
El Cajon, CA
Bink Designs of El Cajon, CA was recently commissioned by owner/driver Todd Tuls of Milk-N-It Motorsports to lay down the magic touch on their race team’s website. Based in Yucaipa, California, Milk-N-It Motorsports is a newly formed Unlimited Class 1500 race team with a recipe for success.
The website created for Milk-N-It Motorsports was built to bring you the teams latest news through the use of high-end photography onboard video and first hand accounts. The site is easy to navigate and integrates the latest technologies such as social media tools, an online store to purchase your latest race apparel & much more.
“Milk-N-It Motorsports is a high profile race team that we see big potential in. We built their custom website so they could share their racing exploits with their fans and to cultivate sponsorship opportunities for the team.” stated Bink Designs Owner Brian Binkert. Milk-N-It Motorsports founder Todd Tuls states “We were blown away by the website’s attention to detail. Bink Designs has developed a real asset for the growth our team. The new site will help put us on the map and show the off-road racing community we’re here to stay.”
With dedication, top-notch prep and a driver with a lead foot, this will be the team to keep your eye on in the Best In The Desert racing series. Be sure to check www.milknitmotorsports.com for the latest news, hottest photos & lots more of your favorite team Milk-N-It Motorsports!
6/20/11 - Bink Designs F150 Graces Dirt Sports Magazine
El Cajon, CA
From the June, 2011 issue of Dirt Sports Magazine
It happens every time, almost like clockwork. Here’s what occurs in the life of a Dirt Sports project build. It begins like all love affairs – all flowers, hope and promise. Then comes the grind of matching our newfound marriage with the picket fence-like dreams of trying to build the ultimate anything. Toward the end, a million details and countless hours later, you swear it’s time for divorce – you’ll never take on anything like it again. But when that beast is finally complete and fired up, we discover we really don’t want to walk away, but maybe just have a new affair with the next sexy vision that comes along.
So, after five such marriages, our track record resembles that of the late Elizabeth Taylor. The family photo album is filled with images of the past loves; VW Elf, our token red head (the Retro Bronco), our trick Yamaha Rhino, the smoken’ Plug N’ Play Alumi Craft and the over-the-top Kawasaki Teryx TT.
Now it’s time for something new. It’s almost impossible to fathom, but our stable of “wives” has yet to include a truck!
With the conclusion of the Teryx TT build (see final results in next month’s July issue!), our eyes didn’t have to wander far when we looked toward our next conquest. At a recent LOORRS short-course race, we spotted the ultra-clean, ultra-truck Ford F-150 of Dirt Sports contributing photographer Brian Binkert and stopped dead in our tracks. His truck was a mid-2000s F-150, but was modified with ultra slick bodywork by FiberwerX that included a late model front grill and headlights in a front-tilting one-piece front end. The wide-track rear end was equally appealing.
Beauty was more than skin deep, however. Up front Bink’s F-150 was graced with a very trick long-travel suspension created by those forward-thinking guys at Brenthel Industries. Armed with a set of specially valved Fox Shox, there is no doubt the set-up can make prerunning, play or chasing a race more enjoyable.
The good news is that we have a suitable base vehicle to start with. Our company CEO Jim Ryan has a tired 2006 F150 that needs some serious TLC. Over the course of the coming months, we will transform this tired girl with a new FiberwerX Raptor kit (with one piece front end and OEM grill work), a Brenthel long-travel front end and new rear bed-mounted shock assembly and Fox Shox for starters. Then we will add a custom widened rear end by Currie Enterprise, 37-inch General Tire Grabbers and a unique set of Method’s latest wheels. Of course, you can count on a custom blue, orange and silver Dirt Sports paint job. Beyond that…you can bet we will come up with some insane touches.
The DS-150. We will take our tired grandma and convert her into our next big fling. Stay tuned.
5/11/11 - Bink Designs Moves!
Bink Designs is excited to announce that we have moved locations into a larger office to display some of our latest projects and to better serve our clientele. Please take the time and update your contact info and swing by if your around the area! Bink Designs offers a wide range of services such as Print & Web Design, Photography, Vinyl Lettering, Promotional Items, Printing & More!
3/31/11 - Brenthel Industries Website Launched!
Bink Designs is proud to announce the unveiling of their latest collaboration, a website for the designers and builders of high-end vehicles and bolt-on truck suspension systems, Brenthel Industries. Brian Binkert owner of Bink Designs commented “We are extremely pleased on how this project turned out. We worked hard to provide Brenthel with a site that reflects their company’s own design philosophy of uncomplicated functionality”. The Bink designed site showcases Brenthels extensive line of products and services with loads of info and stunning photography. The easy to navigate site will have you coming back again and again for the latest news on the company’s cutting edge projects.
Brenthel offers complete design services from concept through working prototypes all done in computer generated 3d solid modeling and utilizes the latest in Finite element analysis software to verify concept feasibility before a single part is made. Each part has a self fixturing design which when used in conjunction with their 6” thick, Blanchard ground assembly table ensures each build is constructed as close to the 3d computermodel as humanly possible. Brenthel can design and construct any type of turn-key vehicle you desire and have several existing chassis designs available for professional off-road competition or just plain fun. They also do manufacturing and prototyping formilitary and civilian industries.
“We chose Bink Designs because we like their work,” said Jonathan Brenthel, head of sales and marketing for the company that bears his and brother Jordan Brenthel. “Our business is based on quality, innovation and with an emphasis on esthetics. We consistently get those same qualities from Bink Designs. They have always delivered something special when asked and have never missed a deadline in the four years that we have been working together. That’s important to someone who works in such a fast-paced environment like we do”.
For more information visit brenthelindustries.com
9/19/10 - Webb's RV Supply Site Revamped
Webb’s RV Supply announces the launch of their new revamped website www.webbsrvsupply.com. Webb’s RV was founded in 1977 and has been family owned and operated for the past 33 years in the same location with the same great service you come to expect.
“Talking with many people in the industry and times changing we realized it was time to update our website to give ourselves a more unique look then just your ordinary trailer supply website” says owner Brad Webb.
“Bink Designs welcomed the opportunity to design and build the website for Webb’s RV Supply”, stated Brian Binkert, owner Bink Designs. “After meeting with Brad and discussing his vision, we were confident our team could create exactly what he was looking for. Our goal is to continuously capture their passion for the RVing, the outdoors, appliances & customer service offered at Webb’s RV Supply”
“We are very pleased with the quality product that Bink Designs has produced for us,” stated Webb. “I have really enjoyed working with Brian and his team at Bink Designs and look forward to building our relationship with them as we continue to enhance and expand the site. Keep checking back to see all the fun happening at www.webbsrvsupply.com.”
It is our desire to help families embrace the RV lifestyle, while seeing the country and building fun RV memories that will last for generations to come.
For more information see webbsrvsupply.com
8/16/10 - California 200 Tragic Accident Fund
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family's, friends & racers that were involved with this tragic accident at the MDR California 200 Night Race. If you are reading this please take the time to help our desert community with any kind of donation you can, $1, $5, $50,000! Whatever you can! Please follow the information below to help help families with their medical expenses and much more.. Thank you for your support!
Fast-Aid is grieving with the rest of the off-road community in light of last night’s horrific accident at the MDR California 200 in Lucerne. Fast-Aid was born out of the need for rapid assistance for the families of racers, crews, photographers and spectators after tragedies such as this. Fast-Aid is partnering with several off-road news and media outlets to coordinate donations to assist the families and more information can be found by visiting our website at www.fastaid.com
If you are donating specifically to help the California 200 casualties, please note “California 200” on your donation and 100% of the funds received will be applied to assisting their families in this difficult time. Donations are tax-deductible.
If you have questions or would like to help in other ways, feel free to e-mail us at email@example.com
Fast-Aid's tax ID number is 27-1286403
5/20/10 - Bink Designs Official LOORRS Photographer of XtremeUTVForums.com
XtremeUTVForums.com announces that Bink Designs is named the Official UTV/SideXSide Photographer for the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series. LOORRS visits destinations such as Las Vegas, Southern California, Arizona & Utah during the 2010 season.
Brian Binkert, Owner Bink Designs, commented "We are excited to provide enthusiasts of XtremeUTVForums.com with the latest SideXSide trackside action to display on their new website that was just recently launched. We are looking forward to the remainder of the season!"
Catch all the latest UTV action on XtremeUTVForums.com from racing to the latest aftermarket products.
4/25/10 - Phantom-Lighting.com Launched
Bink Designs announces the launch of Phantom Off-Road Lighting new website. www.phantom-lighting.com. Phantom is a up and coming LED light company that provides lighting for race trucks, prerunners, sand rails, and whatever else you think you can put a light on!
With simple navigation this site is an ease to go through and check out the latest products, news, & photos. With a few clicks of the mouse you can purchase your new LED lights and be on your way!
"We at Phantom LED Lighting have grown so quickly in the last 6 months we decided it was time to launch a new website that is attractive, you can easily navigate, and quickly order your lights through. We are excited to bring our company to the next level!" said Owner Brent Wright.
For more information about Phantom Lighting product please visit their new website www.phantom-lighting.com.
08/25/09 - Back from Vegas To Reno
The event took place on August 19-22, 2009 and is quoted as the longest off-road race in the United States. 1,000 miles of huge rocks, dirt, nasty silt beds and various terrains in the scorching Nevada desert heat; this would be Best in The Desert Vegas to Reno.
The race was spread out into a grueling 3-day staged competition with some of the best off-road racers in the world. Time from each day would be combined into a final overall time at the end of day 3 to determine the winner. After each day every team was allocated only 1 hour to work on their cars/trucks if they go over the hour time limit your team will be deducted by the minute and will go towards your overall time.
Bink Designs was there to catch all the photography action of Team General Tire and chase along with team MB Motorsports #7275 of Marc Burnett.
Overall Winner Andy McMillin
Team GT Finished
Rick D. Johnson 3rd In Trick Truck
Marc Burnett 3rd in 7200 Class ☺
06/24/09 - Bink Designs Cover Shot in Dirt Sports Mag
Bink Designs was just recently published on the cover of the June 2009 issue of Dirtsports Magazine. The photo was taken of Bobby Baldwin’s #96 Trophy Truck driven by Jesse Jones stuffing it into the dirt that threw the Trophy Truck into an “endo” on to it’s lid at the Best In The Desert (Parker 425) in Arizona. The crash was spectacular to watch and after about 15 minutes with some handy help from a few spectators the truck was back over on all fours. The driver / co driver checked all fluids, other potential problems and away they went back into the race. TT#96 ended up not finishing the race.
06/16/09 - Bink Designs @ Dirt Alliance Dirt Tour
What an event the Dirt Alliance guys can put on! The day was filled with sunshine, some banging tunes, sounds & smells of the FMX bikes throwing down big tricks throughout the day. The vendors were out in force having many girls promoting there products and making quite a few sales. Bink Designs Prerunner was on display as well as many other companies such as FiberwerX's Trophy Trucks, DMZ Fab Trucks, Rockstar Energy Drink Star Kyle Leduc, and many more.. The night was topped of by Unwritten Law playing many of their hit songs as well as some of there new stuff. The next Dirt Tour event will be held in Las Vegas (Dates to be announced.) Make sure to check it out!
For updated information check out www.dirtalliance.com
05/10/09 - FiberwerX Open House Huge Success
The entire FiberwerX Crew cannot thank everyone enough for coming out and supporting our event on May 2nd. We all had a great time meeting new people, talking to old friends and sharing our accomplishments with the rest of the community. We estimate about 2,000+ people stopped by throughout the course of the day and are very pleased to call the event a true success.
Without a doubt, most everyone who attended was stoked on the FREE Carne Asada BBQ. Carlos and his crew (from Baja Pits / U.S. Wheels) cooked up 250 pounds of fresh beef. We want to give big thanks for volunteering and taking the initiative. We could not have done it without your help and expertise! Carlos later quoted “This was the biggest off-road event I have been a part of, bigger than any SCORE & CODE drawing party combined. You guys put on a great event!”
San Diego local bands Skip Jack & FM Revolver kept the party flowing all day with great vocals and awesome riffs under the Dirt Alliance tent performing several sets to the large crowd throughout the day! Dirt Alliance was passing out free From The Dirt DVD’s which just won the 2009 Best Off-Road Truck Video Extremy Award. Travis Siflinger was on hand giving away free passes and promoting the upcoming SXS Stadium Series that’s happening this Saturday, May 9th at Perris Automotive Speedway, so don’t miss out! The FiberwerX girls were out in force hanging out and taking pictures with everyone at the show. Didn’t they look good? J Curtis & Klaus from Race-Dezert.com setup a booth and had Heidi Steele signing autographs near the end of the day. RDC donated some of the DP Series DVD’s to FiberwerX to play on our big 60” Plasma for people to watch, relax & eat tacos inside our shop.
Local friends SDORC (San Diego Off-Road Coalition) stepped up and played a big part to help our raffle go down. The night before our event Meg from ORBA got in a horrible accident on the 78 and her truck was totaled (she is fine by the way) so we are very happy that SDORC was able to show up and make it happen! We accumulated $12K of contributions from FiberwerX, Drive Racing Series, Tubeworks, Bully Dog, Light Force, Fox Racing Shocks, RacerX, Powder1, Mastercraft, L&M Tires/Toyo Tires, Race-Dezert, Dezert Nation, FX Fabrication, Richer Racing, Threat Motorsports, California Metal, JuanCO Performance, Bink Designs, Kleanwerx, National Spring, Shock Pros, Bee Hive Sports Bar, TrueLine, Havoc Motorsports, Sand Hustler Clothing,1450.org and late additions from 4130 Clothing, Paul at Racer Services, and Baja Mike at Kartek. We successfully raised $5,600 from raffle ticket sales to donate to ORBA / SDORC to help keep our deserts OPEN! The FiberwerX Crew is very grateful to all our vendors that contributed to the raffle and the offroad community working together to achieve our objectives while having a lot of fun doing it!
The Drive Racing Organization received numerous responses and attracted many new entries with their big pay outs, cash bonuses, and unique opportunities for racing in the Imperial Valley. The next event is the FiberwerX 200 Night Race, which will take place on Saturday, May 16th. The drawing was held at 3PM in the Dirt Alliance booth and there are currently 39 entries for The FiberwerX 200. If you’re a 1450 racer you need to come race this race! There are nineteen 1450’s entered and growing. If you are a ½ 1600 Racer, you have to get in on the Hare & Hound Bonus Program. There is a chance to win $4,000 or more with just 10 entries. Contact DRIVE for more information. Enter today!
FiberwerX would like to give an extra thanks to all the media affiliates; Race-Dezert.com, ORBA, Dirt Alliance, Off-Road Magazine, ElForoOffroad.net, UTVunderground.com, Piloto OffRoad News & SandAddiction.com, that gave this event an extra push! Off-Road Magazine Piloto Off-Road, El Foro Off-Road, & Bink Designs covered our event with some great photos of how the day went down.
Looking forward to next year! Bigger & Better. Thank you all!
04/02/09 - FiberwerX OPEN HOUSE (Sat. May 2nd)
FiberwerX is ankle deep into 2009 and we are experiencing a good influx of positive growth. We want to share our success and celebrate by inviting the offroad community to an Open House Party taking place on May 2nd at our new location on 8400 N. Magnolia Ave. Suite H. - Santee, CA 92071 At the same time FiberwerX wants to do our part to stimulate good business throughout the offroad industry. Coordinating with many brands & companies, the FiberwerX Open House has quickly evolved into a small expo. A number of vendors will be on hand to participate and kick down sales & discounts on all sorts of merchandise & products. We have received a tremendous amount of feedback and response, and more companies are signing up daily.
FiberwerX has reached out to ORBA and we have organized a raffle to benefit this local organization that has done so much for the Offroad Industry over the years. The reaction and participation from industry companies across the board has been completely unbelievable, and we are expecting more prizes to be added to the ORBA Benefit Raffle as more companies become aware. So far we have allocated over $6000 in goods and accessories.
In addition for the Open House, the FiberwerX Staff has arranged for a number of features and attractions that will keep the whole family and their friends entertained for hours. Live music including several popular headlining band will keep the atmosphere up beat throughout the day. Free Street Tacos and other food vendors will be on hand. A fun jump will be setup to keep the little ones entertained. An offroad vehicle show featuring avariety of race cars, trucks, prerunners and rhinos will be on display. And as always our favorite FiberwerX Girls will be doing their thing. The Dirt Alliance will be setting up a mini Dirt Tour that will give a good preview on how their events go down. Essentially, plenty of action and attractions for all is what we have scheduled.
We recently corresponded with DRIVE Racing to host a live drawing party for the upcoming May 16th Night Race taking place out in Plaster City. Doug Wasser, DRIVE’s President was elated to get involved. We all believe the open house event will help promote the new series and is just what is needed to get the racers aware of the program. 1450 ORG is already well aware of the DRIVE Series and has the Night Race scheduled for Round 3 of the 1450 ORG Series. We expect nearly 20 entries in the 1450 class alone. If you want to participate in any class in the DRIVE series which is well organized and has no bad habits, than make sure to get your entry form in to get your name in the Live Drawing taking place during the Open House.
If you think you might want to get involved, please let us know right away so that we can add you into the plan and schedule before all the spaces are reserved. Available opportunities are filling up fast, so act now.
01/27/09 - PhotoAhead.com Site Refreshed
While Photo Ahead was pulling double duty at this weekends MORE and SCORE races, Bink Designs just recently finished overhauling PhotoAhead.com to give it a more updated look and feel. Our main focus was to eliminate unnecessary clutter to give the user pain free navigation. We spent time on implementing a photo cart system to optimize all images for quick viewing / shopping.
A state of the art photo lab processes all prints and posters purchased. Photo prints are developed on Kodak’s Professional Endura paper high-end photo laser printers.
New photos are going to be added daily from the most recent to the oldest until complete. So keep checking back..
Take a look and let us know what you think!
11/25/08 - Back from the Baja 1000
We headed down to Ensenada, Mexico for this years Baja 1000 with Team FiberwerX to capture all the moments of this years race as well as hand out stickers and posters to all the local race fans at contingency. With all the talk on all the bad news in mexico we had no problems of any kind going down to Baja/during the race/returning which is a relief to see. I pitted with Team FiberwerX Trophy Truck #50 so was only able to get shots of the TT's mainly. I would of loved to see the other classes but was not around long enough to see them. It was a grueling race with many ups and downs for our team and we were ecstatic to finsih 11th in class and 18th overall of 371 starters. We want to give a big congratulations to Heidi Steele for winning the championship and Marc Burnett for winning Class 6 IRON MAN style. Here are a few photos!
10/25/08 - Bink Designs Prerunner Testing
The time has finally come to go out and test the Bink Designs Prerunner Ranger. It has been a few long years in the process to finish this build. With the help of FiberwerX / FX-Fabrication and many other sponsors involved I was able to finish up my dream prerunner.
Bink Designs and the FiberwerX crew headed out Saturday morning to Plaster City to test the Bink Designs Prerunner & the newly built Ford F-150 Class 8 of San Vicente Racing. It was a beautiful morning and the temperature was a pleasant 90 degrees. We started out with getting some profile shots of San Vicente Race Team and the bd prerunner while the trucks were still clean. We proceeded to start on Evan Hughes Rd around the Plaster City West race course to see how the truck would handle at speed.
Everything seemed to be working flawless right out of the box then boom the truck completely looses power! We took the hood off to see what the problem was and we found that we lost the hose and breather filter as well as the radiator over flowing severely. We got a tow back to camp by San Vicente’s F150 Super Crew Prerunner to further investigate the problem. We find that there’s a loose relay in the fuse box. Problem fixed! With that being said we loaded up the prerunner and headed off to the Imperial Sand Dunes to meet up with some family friends to give some rides out!
Overall we are extremely pleased with how the weekend went. We were able to indentify several problematic issues that could be a problem and have determined the best course of action to create a dependable vehicle. The Ranger Prerunner platform crafted by FX-Fabrication is perfect for the bd objectives to scout out likely photo opportunities and transportation to remote trackside locations. I feel like my new Prerunner is a safe reliable truck that is capable of running a good amount of hard offroad miles. Bink Designs is anticipating many future trips full of great times and good people.
10/13/08 - bd Prerunner @ Off-Road Expo
Last weekend Bink Designs took a drive up to Pomona Fairplex, CA for the Off-Road Expo. This is the largest Off-Road show of its kind and attracts a large number of vendors and visitors each year. Bink Designs & FiberwerX teamed up to have a huge booth outside which consisted of Bink Designs Prerunner, FiberwerX TT#50, FiberwerX Trophy Kart, San Vicente’s Class 8, BullyDog 2004 F150 and FiberwerX’s previous championship winning Class 7. The booth was jammed packed with people all day checking out the ever so hot FiberwerX Girls that were throwing out posters, stickers, FiberwerX/Bink Designs Brochures and having people fill out free raffle tickets to win a ride in the TT#50 or win a pair of fiberglass bedsides & fiberglass fenders.
Bink Designs hooked up with the editors of Off-Road Magazine to find out they wanted to do a feature of the new prerunner in an upcoming issue of their magazine. Which will be out sometime in March/April of 2009. So look forward to grabbing one off the mag stands when released.
Thanks to Toyo Tires, Fox Shox, Light Force, FiberwerX, FX-Fabrication, JBA Headers, DJ Safety AEM, SPY Optics, JuanCO Performance, Rockstar Energy Drinks. I could not have done it without your help! Okay I could have but it would have taken me a year or two more :)
Take a look at a few pictures from the show!
09/21/08 - Bink Designs in Video Game!
Recently THQ/2XL game studios completed it’s new off-road game BAJA : Edge Of Control. The game will available Monday, September 22nd and will be playable on Xbox 360 & PS3 game consoles. There is over 150 authentic race vehicles including FiberwerX’s Class 7 Open which Bink Designs supports. Check out a few screen shots (1,2,3) and you can see the bd on the hood in it’s usual spot. Get this game! It will not disappoint..
09/21/08 - What has bd been up to?
Bink Designs is not MIA by any means.. We have been working on long-term projects for GHA Racing & FiberwerX Racing campaigning for the 2009 off-road season. Bink Designs has been assigned to create Sponsorship Proposal Packages, Website Development, Vehicle Layouts, Expo Displays, Race Attire, Collateral, Promo, and Vinyl Graphics with the use of stunning graphics and images to create unity within the race program.
As of last week we acquired a new client Propellers of San Diego. Our objective is to redesign their current website with a fresh new look that is functional and will grab the customers attention. There will be a shopping cart system put in place to easily attract new & existing customers to purchase online with ease.
Our next event we will be shooting trackside at is the SCORE Primm 300 race in Primm Valley, NV (Stateline) As of our current date there are 113 trucks & cars entered and growing. We will be in for some exciting action with our friend Jason McNeil, driver of the FiberwerX #50 Trophy Truck. This will be Jason’s first start in his new Trophy Truck in the SCORE series. Jason will be starting 4th off the line with Mark Post (2008 SCORE Champion) right on his tail. Look for Bink Designs to post pictures from this event on Race-Dezert.com a few days after the race.
06/23/08 - FreestyleMX.com 7275 Photo Shoot
Bink Designs was called up by FreestyleMX.com’s Marc Burnett operator of the world's largest motocross website and new owner of Camburg’s BITD 7200 Truck to obtain hi-end shots of the new beast. Recently the truck has gone through a serious overhaul with the addition of a new FiberwerX Ranger TT Body, OEM Carbon Fiber Dash, Dirt-Tech Rear-End Housing & Trail Ready Wheels wrapped with the new aggressive “Grabber” General Tire.
A new vehicle wrap on the race truck sported FreestyleMX.com / Boost Mobile / Monster Energy Drinks colors, logos and graphics. Burnett’s new team and the fleet of support vehicles were all decked out in complementing graphics and themed vehicle wraps creating a seamless team identity.
Marc and the convoy of team vehicles arrived late Thursday night to Plaster City West. The area provides a variety of dessert terrain and is highly popular with many race teams that use Plaster City to test and fine-tune their racecars for any upcoming races. By 12:30 a.m. Friday morning it was already 100 degrees out! I knew we had a long day of shooting ahead of us. There was a full moon out so the team setup up quickly to hammer out some night shots of the car, before getting to bed at 3AM.
We awoke at sunrise to re-arrange the race truck, chase vehicles, and trailers to achieve the necessary shots for the team and sponsors. We shot most of the day with the heat scorching around 118+ degrees going through at least 10 cases of water between all of us! The day ended with us getting some action shots of the car and some ride time in before we started having a vapor lock issue that pretty much ended the day.
All and all it was a successful test session and photo shoot. We captured a ton of great shots that will be used in upcoming PR/Marketing materials for many of FreestyleMX.com partners.
05/20/08 - FiberwerX.com Makeover
As the new in-house technology officer for the FiberwerX Organization, Bink Designs has been tasked with several high priority assignments. The most imperative being a complete restructuring of FiberwerX.com. Instead of modifying the existing website, Bink Designs created the new website from the ground up.
The new site systematically displays a product list organized by make, model, and type of product. A Bink Designs custom Product ID Numbering system, and specified information will assist in helping the user make their selection process as easy as possible. A state of the art Image gallery seamlessly lets the customer navigate from product to product without getting lost in the site.
A distribution page features a list of the company’s retailers as well as their contact info and location. The Customer Showcase presents several high profile vehicles & unique products. FiberwerX News archives any articles, headlines, press releases, and race reports that will keep their users updated on what the organization is up to.
This Website Project will surely keep FiberwerX on the forefront and leading the offroad industry for years to come.
02/22/08 - Dirt Sports Photo of the Year
Bink Designs attends many offroad events a year. Every weekend at the races is action packed and allows professional photographers like Bink to capture hundreds of the most stunning images and the racers in action! Bink always on his A-Game, captured one of most insane crashes of the year, which was published and Nominated in this month's Dirt Sports Magazine for Photo of the Year. Bink Designs would like to thank everyone at Dirt Sports for their hard work and dedication to put out the highest of quality offroad magazine in the market today. Look for Adrian Cenni at this years CORR races for these awesome posters of his big wreck! Bink is looking forward to capture more stunning images this 2008 season.
01/07/08 - Kleanwerx.com Website Up
Happy New Years everyone! It has been a couple months since we last updated the site. Today we completed our latest web site Kleanwerx.com. Kleanwerx came to Bink Designs in need of a complete Identity package including logo, business cards, website and other marketing materials we are still in the works on. Kleanwerx specializes in any of your detail needs such as Auto Reconditioning, Commercial Services, Fleet Services and offroad services. If your in need of any of their services make sure to check them out!
10/31/07 - Happy Halloween Everyone!
Take a look at this bitchin pumpkin my friend Jimmy Gilmore carved for me! - CLICK HERE - On a side note San Vicente Racing teamed up with Bink Designs to create a new website for their upcoming 2008 season in their Class 8 Truck.
10/21/07 - Julian Racing Logo
Julian Racing came to Bink Designs in search of a logo for their race team. Julian Racing competes in class 1450 in our local MDR series. The team is excited to get their Ford F-150 back on the race course with their new look! Look for upcoming graphics on their race truck at their next race on October 27th in Plaster City.
10/11/07 - FX Fabrication.com Completed
Today Bink Designs launched our friends over at FX-Fabrication.com FX Fabrication is the performance division of FiberwerX. They offer off-road fabricated parts to the most tricked out race trucks / prerunners offered today. Bink Designs used the most up to date XHTML, CSS and Search Engine Optimization techniques to drive in traffic to FX Fabrication website. There will be many updates in the next week on FX-Fabrication.com so stay tuned..
10/09/07 - Bink Designs on DezertTV.com!
Two days before the Off-Road Expo, DezertTV.com decides to come by and film the process of our vinyl application. They were in a hurry to release the video during expo so the segment was cut short to make room for there final install. Click here to check it!
10/07/07 - BinkDesign.com Site Launched
It's been over a year since any major overhauls at Bink Designs. I decided to get rid of the rough look and go with a more edgy streamline design for the new site. Take a look at the services page to see all the new services we offer. Spend some time to navigate through the site and shoot us a comment.
Stay tuned for the latest updates at Bink Designs..