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Dutch National Coach Bas de Bever to Retire Dutch National Coach Bas de Bever to Retire
The Dutch National BMX program is one of the most successful and storied programs of Olympic BMX Racing. Part of that is owing to incredible athletes, and a big part of it is due to extraordinary support by the The Royal Dutch Cycling Union (KNWU), and exemplary coaching by national coach, Bas de Bever. This week, the federation announced that Bas will resign from his post of 15 years. ...    Read More →
Photos: USA BMX Fall Nationals Photos: USA BMX Fall Nationals
It was a great weekend of Pro and Amateur racing in Southern California last weekend, as the USA BMX Fall Nationals called top talent from all corners of the country--even with the Sunshine State Nationals luring lots down to Okeeheelee. We had great ...    Read More →
Podcast: BMX Racing League Update Podcast: BMX Racing League Update
For the past eight months, BMX Racing League has been testing and proving-out the concept of a Beginners-only program for new families coming into BMX Racing, with great success. The League sets up a program where families pay a single entry fee, which includes five sessions ...    Read More →
Arielle Martin Posts Blog on USAC’s Team USA Site Arielle Martin Posts Blog on USAC’s Team USA Site
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 →
Morphine Industries laying it down, baby! – ABA Dixieland Nationals Morphine Industries laying it down, baby! – ABA Dixieland Nationals
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 →

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

2019 Mongoose Title Complete Bikes 2019 Mongoose Title Complete Bikes

One of the big gaps in the availability of BMX bikes has been the availability of a solid, sub-$300 complete bike for tracks to utilize as loaners and Beginners to use as their first bike, after a track loaner. Mongoose bicycles is back in the racing game (as reported by News on June 6, 2017), and... 
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RACE COVERAGE

 
Grands Photos from Thurs and Fri. Grands Photos from Thurs and Fri.

As we head in to the two biggest days in BMX Racing—the USA BMX Grand National— here are some small bites to tide you over til the Saturday and Sunday photo... 

Results: 2018 Youth Olympics Results: 2018 Youth Olympics

Elite BMXers were in Argentina just 10 days ago for the last stop on the 2018 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Tour, in Santiago del Estero. About 650 miles South,... 

Josh McLean Parts Ways With Factory Yess Josh McLean Parts Ways With Factory...

Last time we saw Yess BMX Factory Flyer, Josh McLean, was a few weeks back at the Tangent Pro-Am in Wisconsin (he took 7th in the main). Today, Josh and Yess... 

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Box Tech Tip: Fix The Hop in Your Chain

Box Tech Tip: Fix The Hop in Your Chain

Before you take your race ride out for a spin on the track, give your cranks a quick-spin backwards. If it spins, then stops abruptly, your chainring may be off its axis a bit, causing an unnecessary tight spot in the chain. In this week’s Box Tech Tip, Tyler Brown hops-to the task of helping you nullify that chain-hop. It... 

Tech Tips: Stem Lock Installation

Tech Tips: Stem Lock Installation

This week in the Box Tech Tips series, Tyler Brown cinches up his stem with a new Box Components stem lock. The process for this install is similar to many other commonly-available stem locks on the market, so what ever you’re running, you can get some installation wisdom from Mr. 316. Check it out now: This install vid... 

Tech Tips:  Crank-Down Some New Cranks

Tech Tips: Crank-Down Some New Cranks

There’s almost nothing worse than an old, creaky, stiff-as-a-wet-noodle pair of cranks. However-much power you put down to the pedals, an out of date pair of crank arms and a slightly-twisted spindle will surely bleed your need for speed. This week in the Box Tech Tips series, Tyler Brown has a new frame, ready to accept... 

Tech Tips: Don’t Break Your Brakes

Tech Tips: Don’t Break Your Brakes

Yes, it’s true that you won’t win races by slowing down, but you also don’t avoid that dude’s back wheel when setting up the high low, without a little dive-conscious tap on the lever for pinpoint clearance. Then, it’s all sunlight upfront, straight on to the stripe. This week in the Box Tech Tips... 

Box Tech Tips: Changing a Rear Cog

Box Tech Tips: Changing a Rear Cog

Changing your gear at the races is always a harrowing task. The pressure is on to get to practice, or before your next moto is called to staging. So, it really helps to know exactly what you’ll be facing when you pull the wheel off and start spinnin those wrenches. In this week’s Box Tech Tip, Tyler Brown takes us through... 

 
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Answer-Rennen to Become Factory Answer in ’19

Answer-Rennen to Become Factory Answer in ’19

Team changes are historically held til after the Grands, out of respect for the current sponsor. In this case, however, the current sponsor IS the new sponsor, so we’re cleared to take off the duct tape on this one going INTO the Grands, instead of as a post Grands report. For longer than some BMXers have been alive, there... 

Should My Novice Join a Team?

Should My Novice Join a Team?

This is a reader letter, in verbal form, as a parent asked News at a recent local race if her fresh-out-of-League Novice should join a team. “More than a few local teams have asked my son to join their team. What do you think about that?” The following is a (much) longer version of what I told this freshly-minted BMX... 

Sam Willoughby Medal Nominees Announced

Sam Willoughby Medal Nominees Announced

We’re big Sam Willoughby fans here at the BMX News Global Command Center. So we were super-stoked last week when we learned about a new award that will recognize the kind of performance that made Sam one of the greats in BMX history. BMX Australia announced the creation of the Sam Willoughby Medal to recognize one rider for... 

 
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