Interbike 2014 – Day 1
By Bryce Betts and Mike Carruth The annual Interbike trade show opened on Wednesday in Las Vegas. While the show spans over 100,000 Sq Ft, and includes every conceivable bicycle part, accessory, wearable, edible and rideable you could possible imagine, if you distill it down to just BMX, ... Read More →
Interbike 2014 Survival Guide
By Bryce Betts Another year has blown-by, and it's time again for the bicycle industry to come to Las Vegas. Manufacturers, suppliers, team managers, star athletes, media types and bike enthusiasts alike all head to town for the largest industry trade-show in North America. Although the main show ... Read More →
Maris and Mariana Top Podium in Argentina
After the traditional summer layoff, the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup season started back up with a blaze into Santiago del Estero, Argentina. With 121 men and 40 women on the start list, the attendance was marginally smaller on the men's side (-6), and seven riders larger on the ... Read More →
Re-Cap and Photos: Derby City Nationals
The 2014 USA BMX Derby City Nationals brought half of the North American BMX population to Louisville for the annual three-day national. The other half was in Reno for the three-day Blackjack Nationals. Well, maybe that's a slight exaggeration, since there were plenty of local tracks ... Read More →
Podcast: Mike King on Rock Hill Facility
Fresh off the grand opening weekend of the Novant Health BMX Supercross track, City of Rock Hill BMX Supervisor Mike King is our guest on this episode of the BMX News Announcers Tower Podcast. We cover points beyond the opening day speeches (though there are a few ... Read More →
Chandler Denton Parts Ways With Profile
After a three-year run in the Profile Factory kit, 19-27x star Chandler Denton will start a new chapter this weekend in Louisville. In a joint statement, Chandler and Profile TM Gus Lanzilotta told BMX News that Chandler would be moving on from the team, and likely racing ... Read More →
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While a chunk of the Elite BMX population was in Argentina, there was still racing happening back on US soil this weekend. Steven Cisar was in Desoto, TX for the Texas State Championship weekend. They had 34 riders on the sheets for the Saturday Pro-Am, and the win check was a Texas-sized $2,000. Read More →
Waterford Oaks BMX has hosted some amazing races in its time, in addition to supporting a thriving, day-to-day local program for 30 years. The 2014 USA BMX Great Lakes Nationals were ... Read More →
In our 99th episode of the Announcers Tower Podcast, we welcome Tony Hoffman back to the show to talk about the 2014 Freewheel Project Summer Camp. The eight-week session ended ... 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 have been working on an article on fundraising ideas for local BMX tracks for the past few weeks. It has been on the back burner as the news of the day took precedence. But late last week, the following reader letter showed up in our inbox. That put things on the fast-track, front-burner.
Our track needs a lot of work. ...
It’s 14 days til the annual Derby City Nationals get under way in Louisville, KY. This was, of course, the date and place previously occupied by the NBL Grand Nationals. In the USA BMX era, the boys and gals in Gilbert have done much to keep the weekend prestigious, by establishing the Derby City Nats as the Eastern Division...
Something we missed from a week or so back was the unveiling of the official 2014 Grands logo. You’d think that, for all the time we spend on social media these days, we would have seen it a few dozen times by now but…no.
The Red, White and Blue shield gives the Tulsa Sports Commission
Jonas Harmon joins News today for the first in a series of “Coffee With Jonas” interviews with top riders, industry-folk and newsmakers across the BMX landscape.
I sat down with Factory GT rider Sean Gaian to get a little insight to what makes him tick, how his season is going so far, and overcoming mental and physical...
In our 99th episode of the Announcers Tower Podcast, we welcome Tony Hoffman back to the show to talk about the 2014 Freewheel Project Summer Camp. The eight-week session ended earlier this week with a graduation ceremony that awarded 96 Haro ZX/20 BMX Bikes to graduates.
In this interview, Tony talks about the three prongs...