Florida BMX: The SSA in a nutshell
By Heather Parker Recently, a BMX mom from California asked me, "What's the SSA?" For a moment I was surprised by the question, but then I realized, Florida is unique, and outside of the southeast, most people are unfamiliar with what we know as the Sunshine State BMX Association ... Read More →
Alise Post Injury Update
In our re-cap of the Manchester SX, we reported that Alise Post was injured in the Friday practice. We put a neon green post-it on her photo in the BMX News Global Control Center. Neon green is our code for "good to go? (after injury)." ... Read More →
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Shanaze Reade was back in the UK recently, and took it to the front of the pack in Red Bull's multidiscipline "Hill Chasers" event in Edinburgh, Scotland. The event brought over 200 riders (153 finishers), including Mountain Bikers, Roadies, Fixie flyers and five BMXers. The race ... 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 →
On April 30, 2012, BMX News published an article that Kweg Co Chain Company was up for sale following the death of its owner, Brian Gress, in Tulsa for the ABA Grands on November 22, 2011. The Gress family did not close a deal back in 2012, and Kweg Co was on pause from that point.
That is, until we received an email from Brian’s...
While chompin down some Chipotle this afternoon, whizzing by the latest conspiracy theories and “How to get Ripped” sponsored posts on Facebook, we spied this status update by Mariana Pajon.
We can just feel the tears of thousands of BMXers who thought they might have a chance at dating the cutest-and-fastest Gold...
If you have ever been to an indoor BMX race, you know the “SCF” (Snot Clarity Factor) can get pretty bad, as you find yourself blowing boulders of track surface out of your nostrils for days after the last gate falls.
The National Cycling Center in Manchester is a US$40 Million facility, built with BMX Supercross in...
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...
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 Ride” which offers a Mountain Bike and a...