Podcast: Connor Fields on Rio Gold
Hard to believe that it has not even been one week since the BMX Finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. In the short six days since Connor Fields crossed the finish line as the new Olympic Champion, it has been a whirwind of media appearances, ... Read More →
Alec Bob Shows off Rexer Rollers
We have been keeping up with the on-track accomplishments of Free Agent's Alec Bob for the past 18 months or so. He just touched down back at Marian University for another year of advancing the higher mind, AND has been diligently working on his BMX-related company, Rexer ... Read More →
The Olympics Are Over. Now What?
Last week was one of the most exciting times in the history of our sport. I'm speaking as an American, but as a BMXican as well. Mainstream media around the world has its eyes on Olympic BMX in a way it hasn't since the sport's debut in ... Read More →
BMX Gold for Pajon and Fields!!
Since BMX racing's Olympic debut in 2008, riders around the world have been dreaming of competing at the pinnacle of the sport. Few riders have had the chance to make this dream a reality, and even fewer have had the fairy-tale ending on the medal stand. Today there ... Read More →
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The Conroe, TX Independent School District board is considering names for two schools in their system--one elementary school and one high school. Among the 140 names submitted for consideration is that of Conroe's favorite Olympian, the late Kyle Bennett. Kyle was killed in an auto accident Read More →
It was an incredible weekend of fun, sun and sizzlin race action in Oldsmar, FL for the annual USA BMX Gator Nationals. The 2015 installment took on a bigger, bolder footprint than ... Read More →
Following a very moving first-person-account post by Bay Area BMXers team member, Chris Kontos on Saturday Night, BMX News took notice of a weekend program Howard Cato’s team undertook at a maximum secutiry Youth Detention facility in Alameda County, CA. Four team members (Jim Schloffel, Brian ... 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 →
Dale Holmes Racing has been making moves on and off the track since its inception in January of 2014. From bringing in outside-the-sport sponsors into their program, to bringing BMX to schools throughout Southern California, Dale and his crew have worked hard to present BMX Racing in a positive light. This summer, while Stay Strong/DHR...
In the last of ODI’s four-episode “Building a Champion” series, Connor Fields gives us a look inside his world, leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Thirty years ago (or so), Bob Osborn, in BMX Action Magazine said, of Greg Hill’s #11: “Greg is so fast, he gets to run TWO number ones.” CF11 is the man we...
ODI is back for week number three of their “Building a Champion” video series. This week, we tag along with Alise Post and get 102 seconds to soak-up the sunshine she brings with her–in the gym, on the sprint line and at the track. She has plenty of inspiring talk that gives riders, parents and fans around...
In the second episode in their “Building a Champion” series, ODI brings us to the track with Maris Strombergs to hear his view on race day pressure and expectations. And while his situation is unique in BMX history (as the only Olympic Gold Medalist our sport has known), a much of what he says
A few months back, ODI brought us inside “A Day in the Life” with Barry Nobles and Caroline Buchanan. Great show, with some things that even accomplished “Baroline” watchers didn’t know. Today, ODI dropped the first in a new series of similar “behind the music” videos centered around the...
As the Dan’s Comp countdown clock to the BMX events at Rio2016 is measured in low-single-digit days, plus a few hours, BMX fans are firming-up their plans to witness the action as it happens, via the NBC live stream in the US, and local outlets around the world.
As a primer to the start of the BMX events on Wednesday, BMX...
On March 17, News posted an interview with USA BMX #1 Pro, Joris Daudet, to talk about winning the title, and his look-ahead to the big UCI season about to jump off. At the tail-end of the podcast, Joris gave us a cryptic clue that there just-might be a Chase BMX carbon frame coming down the pike. And there was.
Today, News was...
As we were cruising the pits at the recent USA BMX Midwest Nationals, we caught up with Lisa Motley of the Yess East Coast Factory team to grab a quick spy shot of the new-fangled Yess Mini Fork. Thanks to Lisa for letting us take the still-under-wraps fork deep into the Rockford woods