Sam’s Going Home Soon!
All-around the building, for all the days of Grands weekend, BMXers from around the world were thinking of the one hero who wasn't able to join us. Sam Willoughby was busy in Colorado, working hard on his recovery routine, impressing-the-heck out of the staff with his commitment to ... Read More →
Box Pledges $80k in 2017 Contingencies
A reliable rallying cry from riders and fans alike to the shot-callers in the BMX Industry is “pay the pros more money.” Naturally, we’d all like to see our sport’s hottest heroes haul home the greatest amount of greenbacks possible. Well, Toby Henderson and Box Components has ... Read More →
Pro Gate Grands Clinic
As BMXers from around the world converge on Tulsa, Pro Gate is getting set to set up at Expo Square for a big week of helping you get a great gate at the Greatest Race of Earth. As in previous years, their service gate will be set ... Read More →
Phil Maxwell is New Box BMX Brand Mgr.
There are a handful of guys still involved in the sport today who have roots dating back to the early days of BMX. Phil Maxwell is one of those guys. Unless you were around in the 70s, or happened to seek out a sponsorship more recently ... Read More →
Is it Cool to Fund Grands Trip On GoFundMe?
I am coming up short on the money I need for my Grands trip. Thinking about launching a GoFundMe to close the gap. My buddy says that’s lame, but another one says “go for it.” What do you think? —Anonymous Personally, I think GoFundMe should be for ... Read More →
Connor and Joris Sign-on for Another Four
On January 21, 2011, Connor Fields was our guest on the BMX News Announcers Tower Podcast. Although some word had leaked out, when we started the interview, there was still no official word where Connor (who was ABA’s newest pro at the time) was going after his stint ... Read More →
Podcast: Fox and Palmer on China Trip
Over the past few weeks, we have been following the social media posts of Yess BMX Factory stars, Nick Fox and James Palmer on their trip to China to train up some of their long-term Olympic hopefuls. It was our friends’ first trip to China, and they were ready ... Read More →
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Gary Turner, the “GT” behind GT Bicycles has been back at-it in 2016, creating a fresh line of BMX bikes under the “Gary Turner” brand name. We have seen some of the bikes on the track at West Coast races like the Silver Dollar nationals in Las Vegas and, more recently, Read More →
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 →
Over the past few weeks, we have been following the social media posts of Yess BMX Factory stars, Nick Fox and James Palmer on their trip to China to train up some of their long-term Olympic hopefuls. It was our friends’ first trip to China, and they ... 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 →
Over the past few weeks, we have been following the social media posts of Yess BMX Factory stars, Nick Fox and James Palmer on their trip to China to train up some of their long-term Olympic hopefuls.
It was our friends’ first trip to China, and they were ready to soak up every bit of the culture and hospitality for which the...
Following our Sam Willoughby update earlier this week, we had a last-minute opportunity to interview Tyler Brown, who is running this weekend’s fundraiser at his track, Chula Vista BMX, and is also the coordinator of the currently-running eBay auction that is drawing big attention from bidders around the world.
The master BMX technicians at Dan’s Comp are out this week with a video that rolls out, in full measure, the various types of BMX tires and some of the granular details on how tire size and even inflation may impact your race ride.
The video gets serious traction on some of the questions you have
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...
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 that was almost eight years ago already.
Looking back at the BMX News longform story...
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 chance of growing the sport and getting approved?
Thanks for writing, JS.
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...