Olympic BMX Track Delivered
The City of Rio de Janeiro, host of the 2016 Olympic Games, announced today that the Olympic BMX Venue in Deodoro Olympic Park is now complete and has been officially "delivered" by the contractor, Elite Trax, Inc. The BMX track is the first of six Deodoro Cluster venues to ... Read More →
Recap: 2015 Mile High Nationals
For the first time in six years, the national tour set down stakes in Grand Junction, Colorado. Last time, it was for the 2009 ABA Mile High Nationals, on the long-standing Grand Valley BMX track. The race went well, and gave city leaders an appetizer-taste of ... Read More →
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This weekend, at the Northern California State Championships, the 12th annual Tangent Pro-Am jumped-off. The total-haul for the riders was over $5000, plus a few bonuses like a holeshot award and cash for an undefeated weekend. Here's the video of the Pro-Am main event. Read More →
It was an incredible weekend of dual-hill racing in Grand Junction, Colorado last weekend, as the USA BMX Mile High Nationals came to town. This was also stop number two on the 2015 USA ... Read More →
It's been a minute since we have seen Tory Nyhaug. The Canadian star suffered a badly broken foot at the USA BMX Grands last November and has since been through months of healing-up ... 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 →
**UPDATED 10:30PM EDT 8/15/15**
After a three-month break, the 2015 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series is back this weekend, in Angelhol, Sweden. This is the first time a BMX World Cup will be hel in Sweden (which also happens to be the home-country to Supercross promoter, Johan Lindstrom). The Saturday/Sunday race will be webcast...
The 2015 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series gets going again this weekend in Angelholm, Sweden. This is the first time BMX SX touches down in Sweden, and early word is there will be a stoked stampede of Swedes in the stands.
British Cycling gives us an early peek at the track layout
A very-solid nine-minute edit from Belgian video shop “Medialism,” (director and editor Kris Melis) featuring the 2015 European Junior Men’s Champion, Mathijs Verhoeven. Before the big lap in Erp (NED), we see some great riding sessions at BMX 2000 in Dessel (BEL) and Luyksgestel (NED), as well as some of Mathijs’...
Strider is out today with the 10 finalists in their “Strider Bikes Rule” Video Contest. The contest drew entries from around the world, and attracted nearly 50,000 views on YouTube in one week. The filmmakers were vying for $20,000 in cash and prizes, and nobody who participated left empty-handed
Niek Kimmann’s win of the 2015 UCI BMX World Championship was a history-maker (no other rider had won the Junior title one year, then the Elite title the next, since those classes were created), but it was also a lap with epic lead-changes.
Here’s a rare chance to see what the rider sees
At the annual Intel Developer Forum this week, the chipmaker demonstrated their recently-released “Curie” wearable computing module. Wearables are widley considered the next big thing in technology progression, expected to prompt “how did we live without them” responses in 10 years–like the smartphone
Me and my Team Manager are planning on starting a BMX frame and parts company, and launching it at grands. Do you have any tips for a starting-up BMX company to help us get the word out? Tips on free ways to get the word out would be the most helpful because we are working with a shoestring budget.
—Anonymous (don’t want...
Early in 2015, the BMX industry lost one of it’s long-standing distributors. Custom Cycle Supply, in South Florida, had been selling to BMX dealers around the world since 1991.
Back on February 14, BMX News ran an article entitled “What’s Up With MCS?,” after rumors started spinning