Podcast: Rum River Indoor Progress
On June 18, 2014, BMX News reported that the Isanti, Minnesota City Council approved a proposal from the Rum River BMX Association to build a fully-enclosed structure over the existing Rum River outdoor track. Three months later, the project started in earnest, as the existing fence around ... Read More →
Recap: 2015 USA BMX Winter Nationals
The USA BMX Winter Nationals are always one of the biggest races of the year. Two years ago, we were here for the pro opener, and it was packed to the rafters. Last year: no pro race, but still a hefty am crowd on the boards. This year, ... Read More →
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After a period of uncertainty as to how amateur/Challenge Class riders from the United States would qualify for the 2015 UCI BMX World Championships, USA Cycling and USA BMX announced the qualification format for this year. The qualification process has been refined Read More →
The 2015 season kicked off in the Silver State over the weekend--but not in the location we have all inked on our calendar for the past several years. This time, the Southern ... Read More →
A vanload of 17 BMXers from the US Olympic Training Center/Chula Vista headed South of the border at the end of January on a long-planned volunteer trip to build a house for a needy ... 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 →
Before his 15-year span on the gridiron with the New York Giants, and his post-career, $10 Million per year haul as a television personality, Michael Strahan wanted a Kuwahara Laserlite BMX Race bike more than anything else in the world.
In this quick clip, posted in 2013 by our good buddy, Derek Oriee, Strahan talks about how...
Frenchy’s, the French distributor who sponsored a number of American riders to attend the St. Etienne Indoor race in December is out this week with a three and a half minute edit following Jonas Harmon and Felicia Stancil on their trip. The Frenchy’s camera take us shopping in the open air market, on a warehouse ramp...
The Olympians and Olympic Hopefuls at the US Olympic Training Center/Chula Vista are accustomed to being in the media spotlight for their on-track talents. This week, the crew got on the tube for their chops with a power saw and hammer.
San Diego CBS affiliate KFMB (CBS 8) ran the following segment
“Yes” is a word understood in most every nation around the world. Add an “s” to the yes, and you have a word understood most-everywhere in the BMX world. Yess BMX just released their “Around the World” video, featuring about two dozen riders from 14 countries, all coming together
Last weekend’s Bluegrass Nationals was the third stop on the 2015 USA BMX National tour. The A Pro class has been amped-up at all three stops, owing largely to the fresh influx of talent flowing in from the am classes.
Kenneth Gustafson took home two of the three top podium spots in the Derby City (Saturday/Sunday). Friday’s...
After winning the Gold Medal at last year’s Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Danny Caluag became something of a national sports hero in the Philippines, ultimately appearing at the Royal Palace in Manila. And as the only Gold Medal of the 15 won by the Philippines at the games, it’s not hard to figure out why there...
Coach Greg Romero is out with his latest DVD: Sprinting Secrets. This follows up his last DVD, Faster First Straights, to add another puzzle piece to your gameboard of race day game.
We solicited the help of two co-reviewers who do sprint training on a weekly basis to help evaluate the information and its digestibility.
Story and Photos by Kirby Cronk
The Red Bull “Trail To Dreamline” crew first put a shovel in the dirt at Hilltop Ranch BMX in early October of 2014. It was the beginning of an epic task to build a set of trails that would later host the January Jam.
Following Dreamline, Bubba, Regina and Hunter Pelham, owners of the...