Podcast: Jason Carnes on Berm Academy
Without question, the top road warrior in BMX Racing is Jason Carnes. For the past 17 years, we have seen him in the Redline pit, setting up the perfect environment for the riders under his care, and offering a place to put-down for friends who were pitless. Whenever News ... Read More →
By Heather Parker As the rain beats on our windshield during our 14-hour journey home, I have time to reflect on Grands 2016. Somehow, I was very calm this year— almost detached. It gave me a chance to really watch, instead of being absorbed in my own emotions. After ... Read More →
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 →
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The high-fives are still flyin at Factory Answer-Rennen HQ, following their storybook finish to the 2016 season. The stars aligned perfectly, with some pretty incredible Grands performances, to boot, and George Costa, John Sawyer and the whole A/R crew hoisted the top-team cup on Sunday night. George’s high-five hand may still be a bit numb, but it always has enough grip to ... 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...
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?
Personally, I think GoFundMe should be for charitable causes like helping a family in need after an unexpected...
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.