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Spark BMX Launches Training Group Spark BMX Launches Training Group
Local teams are due for an innovative shakeup. There are some good ones out there, in the new style, that provide services other than discounts and/or free product. This can mean training, coaching, dedicated practices at a local track, and other such innovative methods.    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: John David on 2019 USA BMX Rule Changes Podcast: John David on 2019 USA BMX Rule Changes
Just prior to the Christmas holiday, USA BMX released the 2019 rulebook and schedule of national entry fees. The specific meanings of the changes on-tap for the new year drew a ton of online discussion, with some hair-on-fire doomsayers foretelling a "number plate police state" where riders' scores are summarily ...    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

The Pinnacle of Race Wheels The Pinnacle of Race Wheels

Answer BMX has a full-line of parts to fit-out your race ride with plussed-up parts. In this week’s Product Spotlight, we’re taking a look at the Pinnacle Wheelset. These are the rollers that some of the sport’s top terrors are on, and now it’s your turn to give them some time... 
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RACE COVERAGE

 
Danica Anderson Ages Up and Moves-Out Danica Anderson Ages Up and Moves-Out

National Number One Girl, Danica Anderson, took her skinny digit out for a first (national) run last weekend at the 2019 USA BMX Silver Dollar Nationals. As... 

2019 Silver Dollar National Recap 2019 Silver Dollar National Recap

It has became a tradition for racers around the nation to pack their new uniforms in their suitcases and roll them into the South Point Casino on the second weekend... 

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... 

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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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Letter: Why Didn’t You Edit Costa?

Letter: Why Didn’t You Edit Costa?

  Great podcast with George Costa. But why didn’t you cut the part when he said that pulling advertising on your site didn’t make any change? I would have cut that part out, and I’m curious why you didn’t?” —JB, Midwest Thanks for your message, JB. I normally edit each podcast a bit, mostly to remove... 

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... 

 
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