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Reader Letter: Announcer Mispronounces My Name Reader Letter: Announcer Mispronounces My Name
There's nothing worse than the announcer mispronouncing a rider's name. And we mean that from the ANNOUNCER'S point of view, just as much as the rider's. It's an awkward thing that sometimes hangs out there for years, til one day, the rider and announcer meet in the breakfast area    Read More →
Photos: USA BMX Fall Nationals Photos: USA BMX Fall Nationals
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 →
Podcast: BMX Racing League Update Podcast: BMX Racing League Update
For the past eight months, BMX Racing League has been testing and proving-out the concept of a Beginners-only program for new families coming into BMX Racing, with great success. The League sets up a program where families pay a single entry fee, which includes five sessions ...    Read More →
Arielle Martin Posts Blog on USAC’s Team USA Site Arielle Martin Posts Blog on USAC’s Team USA Site
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 →
Morphine Industries laying it down, baby! – ABA Dixieland Nationals Morphine Industries laying it down, baby! – ABA Dixieland Nationals
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 →

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

Answer Side Plates Answer Side Plates

The deadline for all USA BMX national racers to have side plates installed on their race bikes is rapidly approaching. By July 1, if you’re not rockin that well-earned number up-front and on the side, things get ugly for you, and gum-up race day unnecessarily. Don’t be one of those fools... 
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RACE COVERAGE

 
2018 UCI BMX Worlds: The Big Finish 2018 UCI BMX Worlds: The Big Finish

The 2018 UCI BMX World Championships came to an epic close Saturday, with a full day of Championship (aka Junior and Elite) Class racing. While the schedule... 

Streaming: UCI Worlds 14-Over 20″ Classes Streaming: UCI Worlds 14-Over...

Day three of racing at the 2018 UCI BMX World Championships will kick-off in Baku, Azerbaijan at 1:30AM US Eastern Time on Thursday. On the sheets for today... 

Streaming: UCI Worlds 12-Under 20″ Classes Streaming: UCI Worlds 12-Under...

Day two of the UCI BMX World Championships is in motion in Baku, Azerbaijan. Tuesday saw solid cruiser action, with the sole USA W1 plate going to Mckenzie Gayheart... 

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Tech Tips:  Crank-Down Some New Cranks

Tech Tips: Crank-Down Some New Cranks

There’s almost nothing worse than an old, creaky, stiff-as-a-wet-noodle pair of cranks. However-much power you put down to the pedals, an out of date pair of crank arms and a slightly-twisted spindle will surely bleed your need for speed. This week in the Box Tech Tips series, Tyler Brown has a new frame, ready to accept... 

Tech Tips: Don’t Break Your Brakes

Tech Tips: Don’t Break Your Brakes

Yes, it’s true that you won’t win races by slowing down, but you also don’t avoid that dude’s back wheel when setting up the high low, without a little dive-conscious tap on the lever for pinpoint clearance. Then, it’s all sunlight upfront, straight on to the stripe. This week in the Box Tech Tips... 

Box Tech Tips: Changing a Rear Cog

Box Tech Tips: Changing a Rear Cog

Changing your gear at the races is always a harrowing task. The pressure is on to get to practice, or before your next moto is called to staging. So, it really helps to know exactly what you’ll be facing when you pull the wheel off and start spinnin those wrenches. In this week’s Box Tech Tip, Tyler Brown takes us through... 

Make a Date With Your Plate

Make a Date With Your Plate

This week, in the Box Tech Tips series, Tyler Brown covers the often-onerous task of applying a new cover decal to your number plate. The techniques demonstrated can also be used for applying numbers or any other decal to the surface. Box Brand Manager, Phil Maxwell gives us a little backstory  

Box Tech Tips: Grip Replacement Finale

Box Tech Tips: Grip Replacement Finale

Last week, we covered the initial steps to replacing your grips. In this week’s double-feature, Tyler Brown shows us the rest of the job, before heading out to the track. For the non-mechanic, the weekly Box Tech Tips video helps to demystify the various swaps and upgrades you might want to make to your race bike. Grip Install... 

 
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Sam Willoughby Medal Nominees Announced

Sam Willoughby Medal Nominees Announced

We’re big Sam Willoughby fans here at the BMX News Global Command Center. So we were super-stoked last week when we learned about a new award that will recognize the kind of performance that made Sam one of the greats in BMX history. BMX Australia announced the creation of the Sam Willoughby Medal to recognize one rider for... 

USA BMX Shuts Down Florida SSA Series

USA BMX Shuts Down Florida SSA Series

In an odd stroke of coincidence, yesterday was seven years to the day that ABA and NBL officials met in a hotel meeting room to discuss the terms of an NBL/ABA Merger (ultimately leading to the formation of USA BMX). It was also the day that one of the final vestiges of NBL racing  

Make it Big With Answer / Ssquared Ad Contest

Make it Big With Answer / Ssquared Ad Contest

We all keep our eyes on the fast factory flyers featured in our monthly Pull Magazine–especially in the ads. It’s cool to look close and check out what everyone is running, parts-wise…or that trick new colorway that isn’t coming out til Grands, or maybe some proto-ala-moto parts that won’t hit the... 

 
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