Roadtrip Notebook: Jonas Harmon – St. Etienne
Talk of going to France started a few month back between Sean Gaian and I. Then, in September, Sean got hurt and I thought the trip was off. But shortly before the Grands, Steve Spencer told me the trip was on, and that Felicia would be joining ... Read More →
Fly Racing Steel Wheels Pro Challenge
The last race of 2014 for many Midwestern BMXers was capped-off with some big-time action last weekend as the "2014 Fly Racing Steel Wheels Pro Challenge" was folded in to a last-day double-pointer at Steel Wheels BMX in Hobart, IN. The race, previously known as the "Future ... Read More →
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We have seen edits and photos from the Zolder, Belgium track where the 2015 UCI BMX World Championships will be held. What a relief it is to see a first straight where the best of the best can power-up the ponies, and get a proper lap in (recent years have seen the worlds taken indoors, which was great for weather watchers, but cramped quarters for ... Read More →
As we head in to the last "Finals" event in the 2014 DK Gold Cup Series, this weekend in Chico, CA, we're pleased to bring you Kavin Bradner's photo galleries from last week's Gold Cup ... Read More →
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 ... 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 →
Red Bull France is out this week with an 8-minute-and-change show featuring Chase BMX / Red Bull star Joris Daudet. Inside, we hear about his 2012 wreck at the London Olympics test event, and how he pushed the reset button on his career by healing up, then moving to Southern California to be where the BMX action is, and train full...
All-around Ecuadorian good guy, Alfredo Campo, is out with a “livin the dream” edit, shot at the Lake Perris track in Sunny Cal. In the three-and-a-half minute vid, we see some riding, and also get some face time with #593 where he talks about his goals for the future (Rio 2016, chief among them), and also a quick...
In case you missed it over the weekend, French website BMX2DAY.COM has posted a replay of their live coverage from the “Trophée des Nations” on Saturday and “Indoor BMX international” on Sunday in St Etienne, France. Below, we serve up a tasty French appetizer with the Sunday Finals, but the link below...
You may never know the feeling of running with the bulls in Spain, or among a thundering herd of elephants in Africa, but our favorite Brazilian gives us an up-close and personal, in-the-pack clip from the 2014 Grands that is like lions and tigers and bears, all at once. It was posted back on Grands weekend, and has 143,000 views...
James Herrera has been the head BMX coach at USA Cycling since March of 2011. This week, he announced he would be moving on from that position–short of the 201 Olympic Games in Rio–to accept a position as the National Director
We got some big props on part one of our 2015 Factory Team Changes feature yesterday. Thanks to all who sent in text messages, Facebook likes, shares and comments, and emails. Part two has even more in store for team watchers, with some late-breaking news, and a couple new teams joining the fray for 2015.
It’s pretty clear...
With the 2014 USA BMX Grands in the rearview, it’s “ollie ollie oxen free” on 2015 team news. With all the artful dodging before the race, we can now start to report who’s going where, and what they’re going to be riding in the new year.
First up is the new Yess BMX US Factory Team. A robust crew,...
One year ago today, we brought you a concept frame Yess BMX had built up, and was bringing to the Grands that week. Fast forward one trip around the sun, and Bill & Renny are tinkering with the whole seat tube thing for a 2016 concept bike they’ll be showing this week in Tulsa.
Here’s what Renny told News about...