Flashback: 2009 Lake Perris National
The last time BMX News visited Lake Perris, CA was for the 2009 ABA So. Cal Nationals. The race was held February 7 and 8, over a stormy few days that dropped steady on-and-off rain on the race, and temps down into the low 50s. Hard to believe ... Read More →
Elliot McGrath Joins Staats-Ciari
We don’t usually have any tasty team change news til right after the Grands, but leading in to this weekend’s USA BMX Fall Nationals, News just got wind that “The Big Guy,” Elliot McGrath signed a deal with Staats/Ciari, and will be in the uniform and on the ... Read More →
Reader Letter: Pump or BMX Track?
Next Spring, I want to present something to my city that might be either a pump track or a BMX track. We are BMX racers, but I think a pump track might be easier to get approved due to cost. What should I present that has a better ... Read More →
2019 and 2020 UCI BMX Worlds Locations
The UCI BMX World Championships have historically shifted around the globe, from Australia, to South Africa, to Denmark, to the UK to New Zealand, to Holland, to Belgium, to Colombia over the past eight years. Yesterday, In Doha, Qatar, in a meeting of the UCI Management Committee, ... Read More →
Podcast: Napa Beginner League Wraps Up
Back on September 20, BMX News ran an article reporting on the success Donny Robinson and the volunteers of North Bay BMX in Napa, CA. Last Friday, that first league season finished up, with 39 of the 40 riders originally signed up still participating. News caught ... Read More →
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Re/Max is normally a name you hear when buying or selling a home. They help you find the perfect home for your family. Well, Greg Swingrover and the cool cats at Crupi helped the world famous realtor find a home in the sport of BMX, via a new partnership with their factory team. Read More →
The annual trip to Louisville on Labor Day had an added edge in 2016, as a $900,000+ refresh was finished, which added a dual hill configuration, first and second straight reworks, and reshaping/paving of the first and third straightaways. In the months leading up to ... Read More →
Hard to believe that it has not even been one week since the BMX Finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. In the short six days since Connor Fields crossed the finish line as the new Olympic Champion, it has been a whirwind of media appearances, hitting ... 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 →
Dale Holmes and Dr. Jason Richardson posted-up the latest episode of the BMX Pro Podcast Show: Olympic Wrap-Up Edition. The show is definitely worth a couple consecutive listens to get the full-effect of their assessment of all the inside goodies going on in Rio during the Games.
Hard to believe that it has not even been one week since the BMX Finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. In the short six days since Connor Fields crossed the finish line as the new Olympic Champion, it has been a whirwind of media appearances, hitting the closing ceremonies, letting it all soak in with his Dad, Mike by his...
Dale Holmes Racing has been making moves on and off the track since its inception in January of 2014. From bringing in outside-the-sport sponsors into their program, to bringing BMX to schools throughout Southern California, Dale and his crew have worked hard to present BMX Racing in a positive light. This summer, while Stay Strong/DHR...
In the last of ODI’s four-episode “Building a Champion” series, Connor Fields gives us a look inside his world, leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Thirty years ago (or so), Bob Osborn, in BMX Action Magazine said, of Greg Hill’s #11: “Greg is so fast, he gets to run TWO number ones.” CF11 is the man we...
ODI is back for week number three of their “Building a Champion” video series. This week, we tag along with Alise Post and get 102 seconds to soak-up the sunshine she brings with her–in the gym, on the sprint line and at the track. She has plenty of inspiring talk that gives riders, parents and fans around...
We have been watching the progress Sam Willoughby has been making in the early stages of his rehabilitation, and with all the gusto of cheering him on to another win. It’s hard not to run right to the computer and post the least little bit of progress, but we have decided to update often enough to keep all his supporters around...
After a week spent checking multiple weather apps, making early-return-flight backup plans and chillin around town in the Sarasota area, the Hurricane Matthew scare has now passed to the North, and BMX Supercross is the next big thing making headlines in Florida.
Even though the Category 4 hurricane prompted strong advisories...
Donny Robinson and the volunteers at North Bay BMX are moving into week three of a five-week trial on a new format that may-just revolutionize local BMX Racing for new families coming into the sport.
North Bay, in Napa, CA is the first track to test out the “BMX Beginner League” format, which is structured like other traditional...