BMX Finals at the Youth Olympic Games
The second Youth Olympic Games are currently underway. As the name implies, the Games are for athletes 14 to 18 years of age. In cycling, "Juniors" are the classified participants, and are defined by the UCI rulebook as someone 17 or 18 years of age, as ... Read More →
15 Fundraising Ideas for BMX Tracks
We have been working on an article on fundraising ideas for local BMX tracks for the past few weeks. It has been on the back burner as the news of the day took precedence. But late last week, the following reader letter showed up in our ... Read More →
Back to School: BMXer Style
By Heather Parker While I completely value an education, I don’t like the hustle and bustle of school. All parenting manuals scream that kids thrive on a rigid schedule, but our family seems to survive on whim and spontaneity. Friday was orientation. I let them sleep in until 10, feeling ... Read More →
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The Beijing-replica track at the US Olympic Training Center Chula Vista has been called the best SX layout on the World Cup circuit by many of the top Elites. It's challenging, but not over the top. Team Brazil was out there in recent days, training up for the final ... Read More →
Waterford Oaks BMX has hosted some amazing races in its time, in addition to supporting a thriving, day-to-day local program for 30 years. The 2014 USA BMX Great Lakes Nationals were ... Read More →
In our 99th episode of the Announcers Tower Podcast, we welcome Tony Hoffman back to the show to talk about the 2014 Freewheel Project Summer Camp. The eight-week session ended ... 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 →
It’s 14 days til the annual Derby City Nationals get under way in Louisville, KY. This was, of course, the date and place previously occupied by the NBL Grand Nationals. In the USA BMX era, the boys and gals in Gilbert have done much to keep the weekend prestigious, by establishing the Derby City Nats as the Eastern Division...
Jonas Harmon joins News today for the first in a series of “Coffee With Jonas” interviews with top riders, industry-folk and newsmakers across the BMX landscape.
I sat down with Factory GT rider Sean Gaian to get a little insight to what makes him tick, how his season is going so far, and overcoming mental and physical...
Last week, BMX News ran a story on USA BMX revoking the sanction agreement of The Hill BMX in Elgin, IL. There was a great outpouring of support for the track, opinions, concern for the future of The Hill, and a few hurt feelings on both sides of the issue.
We closed the article by quoting USA BMX Senior Track Director, Brad Hallin’s...
The Hill BMX has been an operating track in Elgin, IL for nearly 25 years (opening in 1990). It was founded by Jim McMahon, owner of Sundance Cycle, a popular local bike shop for the latest and greatest BMX parts, dating back to the early 80s.
The track had fallen on hard times following the closeout of the 2013 season
We have been watching the marketing moves of Eric Bess and Kid DynaMite since before there was officially a Kid DynaMite to watch. And in that time, we have come to expect a few things to emerge from the KDM design labs. A knack for design that BMXers dig from day one, and spot-on quality that some of the other players puttin...