Alise Post Injury Update
In our re-cap of the Manchester SX, we reported that Alise Post was injured in the Friday practice. We put a neon green post-it on her photo in the BMX News Global Control Center. Neon green is our code for "good to go? (after injury)." ... Read More →
Re-Cap: 2014 BMX SX Season Opener – Manchester
As the sun went down on the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Season, we saw Connor Fields and Mariana Pajon celebrating their overall season wins in the "golden hour" of a perfect Chula Vista afternoon. After a six-month-and-change break in the action, the 2014 season kicked ... Read More →
Gilbert Pauses Plans for USA BMX “Epicenter”
BMX News has reported previously on the quest by USA BMX to work with a host city to build a BMX "epicenter," which would include a purpose-built headquarters building, relocation of the BMX Hall of Fame (currently in Chula Vista), athlete training facilities, and an under-roof track ... Read More →
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This from USA Cycling Director of Sprint, Jamie Staff. A quick word to all US riders planning on hopping over to the Papendal World Cup that you have to be signed up by 4:30PM (Mountain Time) on 4/28 (translation: less than a week to go). Registration is $218, and includes MEDEX Travmed Abroad coverage from May 7 to May 12, 2014. The date of the actual race in ... Read More →
BMX News was on-scene at the Cajun Nationals this weekend in West Monroe, Lousiana. We had never been to this particular one before, and were plesantly surprised with the depth ... Read More →
On October 14, 2013, BMX News reported a story about the mountain bike accident BMX Hall Of Famer Eddy King suffered the previous week. At the time, Eddy was in an LA-area hospital, ... 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 →
While chompin down some Chipotle this afternoon, whizzing by the latest conspiracy theories and “How to get Ripped” sponsored posts on Facebook, we spied this status update by Mariana Pajon.
We can just feel the tears of thousands of BMXers who thought they might have a chance at dating the cutest-and-fastest Gold...
If you have ever been to an indoor BMX race, you know the “SCF” (Snot Clarity Factor) can get pretty bad, as you find yourself blowing boulders of track surface out of your nostrils for days after the last gate falls.
The National Cycling Center in Manchester is a US$40 Million facility, built with BMX Supercross in...
Barry Nobles posted the below YouTube clip yesterday, as members of Team USA rocked out a pre-SX session at the Manchester BMX Club’s “Platt Fields Park BMX track.”
What he said in the Facebook version of the post made a lot of sense to us:
Rode Platt Fields Park BMX track today here in Manchester, England. One...
The annual Sea Otter Classic took place over the weekend in Monterey, CA. Sea Otter is a four-day cycling event, held at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area, and features racing, a festival and expo for cycling brands and event sponsors, and a “Gran Fondo,” or “Big Ride” which offers a Mountain Bike and a...
Kankakee, IL is a city of 27,000 people, about 60 miles South of Chicago. In the 80s, it was home to one of the area’s first ABA tracks, along with near-by Bourbonnais. The tracks brought lots of us from the booming Chicago-area BMX scene, for the great competition and ABA atmosphere (we were almost all NBL back then). ...