Gilbert Pauses Plans for USA BMX “Epicenter”
BMX News has reported previously on the quest by USA BMX to work with a host city to build a BMX "epicenter," which would include a purpose-built headquarters building, relocation of the BMX Hall of Fame (currently in Chula Vista), athlete training facilities, and an under-roof track ... Read More →
Scoop! – Speedco and Sinz Coming Back to Market
On June 6, 2013, BMX News reported that long-time BMX Racing holding company, VSI Products--owner of then wildly-popular brands like Intense BMX, Sinz and Speedco--was pulling back from the BMX market, and putting the brands up for sale. At the time of the announcement, there was also ... Read More →
BMXers Show Up In Sea Otter Results
The annual Sea Otter Classic took place over the weekend in Monterey, CA. Sea Otter is a four-day cycling event, held at the Laguna Seca Recreation Area, and features racing, a festival and expo for cycling brands and event sponsors, and a "Gran Fondo," or "Big ... Read More →
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This came over the Facebook band on the BMX News Global News Scanner tonight. Rum River BMX in Isanti, Minnesota is working with city officials to bring a year-round track on the site of their current location. Here's what turned up on the ticker: The ... Read More →
BMX News was on-scene at the Cajun Nationals this weekend in West Monroe, Lousiana. We had never been to this particular one before, and were plesantly surprised with the depth ... Read More →
On October 14, 2013, BMX News reported a story about the mountain bike accident BMX Hall Of Famer Eddy King suffered the previous week. At the time, Eddy was in an LA-area hospital, ... 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 →
Barry Nobles posted the below YouTube clip yesterday, as members of Team USA rocked out a pre-SX session at the Manchester BMX Club’s “Platt Fields Park BMX track.”
What he said in the Facebook version of the post made a lot of sense to us:
Rode Platt Fields Park BMX track today here in Manchester, England. One...
Kankakee, IL is a city of 27,000 people, about 60 miles South of Chicago. In the 80s, it was home to one of the area’s first ABA tracks, along with near-by Bourbonnais. The tracks brought lots of us from the booming Chicago-area BMX scene, for the great competition and ABA atmosphere (we were almost all NBL back then). ...
As you might imagine, we talk to a fair amount of budding businesses here at the BMX News Global Command Center. A few dozen advice requests come in each week, asking things like: “what do you think of our new logo?” “Should we trademark our company name before launching?” and “How much should I...
Last month, Nic Long and more than a dozen other BMX family members came together for some home cookin, and good-doin as part of Nic’s on-going “homeless handout” program.
The group put together around 200 meal boxes with spaghetti, bread, bottled water and cupcakes, loaded it all up into eight waiting SUVs, and...
BMX News good buddy, Carley Young travels to and fro in furtherance of her Girls BMX bros. Her Ride Like A Girl Foundation offers clinics and coaching, and will be on the road this summer doing their thing at tracks all over North America.
As a fundraiser, Carley is raffling off a set of Limited Edition Stealth Hubs (the St. Patty’s...