Toronto Mayor Rob Ford No Fan of BMX Venue
The Pan-American Games are coming to Toronto July 10–26, 2015. The Pan Ams are open to 42 nations in the Americas (see below for list), and are held the year before the Summer Olympics. In 2011, the Games were held in Guadalajara, Mexico. Connor Fields ... Read More →
Roadtrip Notebook: Las Vegas 2014
By Bryce Betts After looking forward to a break from the national circuit only five weeks ago, I quickly found myself itching to race again. As I checked the results pages from Rockford, and South Park, the anticipation to get on the gate mounted. Luckily the short break ... Read More →
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After a multi-year march to develop the perfect dual-purpose facility, the City of Rock Hill--under the BMX leadership of program director Mike King have pronounced the Novant Health BMX Supercross track "completed," and ready to open. Read More →
For all the bellyaching we BMX travelers do about the weather, this past one was proof positive that Mother Nature can cook it up just right when she wants to. The 2014 USA BMX Stars & Stripes Nationals took their normal place on the schedule--first weekend in July. Read More →
John Sawyer and the crew at Oldsmar BMX have distinguished themselves in hosting the Gator Nationals the past several years. That event has become one of the marquee events of the USA ... Read More →
One of the things that makes the modern media and our Internet-everything culture so compelling, notwithstanding the latest "Balloon Boy" story, is that it brings all of us, as fans, closer to those we admire—including our favorite BMX Racers. USA Cycling has given a tip ... Read More →
By Jonathan Reeves, Photos: Mike Carruth/bmxnews.com THE ABA DIXIELAND NATIONALS— what comes to mind when you hear that? RAIN, rain, and more rain. But, for the first time in about 8 years, we had absolutely perfect weather, sun shining and highs in the 70's, we couldn't have asked for anything more. ... Read More →
We spotted this one on Twitter this morning, a 3D concept drawing released by French racer/track builder Thomas Hamon. Hamon’s ProTracks build company is making its mark on the Euro scene, with some impressive completed projects and the contract to build the 2015 UCI worlds track in Zolder, Belgium.
The “Straight SX”...
As of today, we are 50 days away from the opening of volunteer registration for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If you’re not training up and hitting the Supercross tour to try and earn a spot on the start ramp, you can be at the games as one of the thousands of volunteers the Rio 2016 organizing committee...
Electric motorcycles are in the news this week, with the unveiling of Harley Davidson’s “Project LiveWire–” an electric bike that ditches the famous “potato, potato, potato” engine sound, in favor of a turbine whine more reminiscent of the Bat Cycle from a Batman movie.
We spied this vid of...
News has been watching 10 year old terror Wildon “Poison” Ivey ripping up the track this season–most recently in Nashville. He’s from Sarasota, FL and has some big speed for a little guy.
He has been riding for Profile Extreme, a regional team out of Jacksonville, FL. But we knew it was just a matter of...
After a pair of very successful clinics at the Grands last year, Pro Gate is back on the schedule with two free gate clinics at this week’s Midwest Nationals in Rockford.
Pro Gate has lined up some awesome instructors for the sessions, all of whom get props for the work they do with up & coming riders on an on-going...