Born: 31 October 1991 / Serang city, Indonesia
Shoe size: 40 (25.0cm)
Favorite food: Rice and Indonesian tradissional foods
Favorite music: Dubstep
Favorite movie: Moving BMX
(Shintaro -S) why you started riding BMX and how was that?
(Heru -H) I started BMX in 2006, was street rider. and in 2007 my shoulder got crack during jumping on the dirt.. I started flatland after that.
(S) i know you are famous professional rider of Indonesia. since when you are professional? and how about your life?
(H) I have signature contract with Wimcycle since 2009. 2009 I was still junior rider, then in 2010 promoted to open class for competition Indonesia. my life is enjoy with BMX. my sponsor has salary for me every month. and also a lot of cool products. T-shirt, Shoes, Pants, Shirt and many more.
(S) why Indonesia BMX scene is very HOT as far as i know??
(H) Indonesia BMX movement began rising this 2 years. because many pro riders visiting to Indonesia. they show to us their great tricks.. Shintaro, Botak (Tasleem), Max Gaertig, York Uno, Hiroya Morizaki, Devon Smillie, JB Peytavit, Brad Simms and more. and BMX (parts/brand) distributors are growing coupled with Indonesia BMX scene. therefore has rising and development.
(S) what is your next plan??
(H) the plan is darting through a lot. I running with my own shop "MGB street shop" it will be set up these, for selling products BMX, Clothing, Shoes. I focus to management of the store such as promotion, and care about monthly sales turnover. and besides that I holding final semester of college, need to do a lot of tasks now. also I should attend to BMX events in Indonesia, as Hage show, IOXC. after college, if I can be more active about attending competitions to other countries, Europe it's my hope. and would finalize about brand that I will make. but now I enjoy with sponsors, because they supporting to me by all the way.
(S) i would like to know your sponsors. can you speak to me?
(H) now I riding for Wimcycle, Adrenaline counter, Mugabe wear, Piero shoes.
"Wimcycle" is bicycle manufacturer. big company of Indonesia, Asia. I have salary every month like a white collar worker. and have bonus if I got the podium at the competition. full accommodation for the competition also.
"Adrenaline counter" is distributor for Ares bikes, We the people, Odyssey, GT and more. I can get support about bike parts, I will return the parts if got damaged or broken.
"Mugabe wear" sponsor for clothing. I started riding for Mugabe since 2008. Mugabe support to me full apparel. Snapback, T-shirt, Jeans, Denim, Shirt, Beanie and more. they getting new article every month.
"Piero shoes" sponsor for footwear. I can get new shoes every month. and have bonus if I won at the competition.
btw, I made BMX team "ZTFFbmx" in Indonesia.
(S) how many times did you attended event till now?? i mean i want know Indonesia activity.
(H) I followed the events in Indonesia very often even every week, because "Asosiasi BMX Indonesia" making such programs a lots. -BMX goes to school- it for socialization and education to school children or students about BMX. -Local heros- are made for the event local championship. local riders can develop and daring tricks in competition, riders getting motivate. and other big events such as "Kejurnas" they made by major sponsors. Wimcycle also provides many jobs for me at several events, like a Bike show, Expo, Fun bike etc.
(S) thanks a lot Heru about interview. you are great!! please build up dreamland Indonesia!! assalamualaikum
(H) 計画はたくさんあります。私自身の店「MGB street shop」ここではBMX製品、衣類、靴の販売をします。店の管理、販売促進、月間売上高に気を配っています。今、大学の最終学期を保持していて、課題がたくさんあります。また、私はインドネシアのイベントに参加すべきです、Hage showやIOXC。大学の後…もし私が海外の大会への参加に活発になれるなら、ヨーロッパが希望です。そして私がつくりたいブランドに関して決めたいと思います。だけど今はスポンサーと楽しみます。彼らは全力で私をサポートしてくれていますから。