Dale Holmes Debuts “Ride to End Obesity”
By Dale Holmes Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These obese youth are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and diabetes among other risks. Additionally, ... Read More →
Coaching Certification: You Can Do It!
By Heather Parker Last summer, William was invited by John Beck, the track operator at Circle City BMX in Dothan, AL, to teach a clinic. The clinic was scheduled for a local race day, and was free with race registration. Cleverly named the "Beginner Spinner" clinic, William had ten ... Read More →
Info on USA Cycling BMX National Races
Over the past week or so, we have received some email at the BMX News control center about how USA riders qualify for the 2014 UCI BMX Worlds. The race that makes that happen is the USA Cycling BMX National Championships. As in recent years, there ... Read More →
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Last year, with a throttling-back of UCI races in the USA BMX Pro Series, we saw the return of the "native" three main event format that was made famous during the ABA heyday. As of the Gator Nationals this month, BMX News has word that ... Read More →
The 2014 USA BMX Bluegrass Nationals is now in the history books. Day two ran smooth, and the track was slightly improved, after some post-race work on Saturday night. Sunday saw 251 motos on the sheets, ... 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 →
Last year, with a throttling-back of UCI races in the USA BMX Pro Series, we saw the return of the “native” three main event format that was made famous during the ABA heyday.
As of the Gator Nationals this month, BMX News has word that UCI racing will be back for each of the remaining nationals on the schedule (see...
The Strider races we have seen at the USA BMX nationals the past three years have been a great boon for thousands of youngins of BMX families, who previously only had “that dirt pile over there” as a play place at the track. Now, we see the pre-micro mini peeps striding around the pits all weekend long (and yeah, still...
Chris Morgan from MotoUp Apparel, and Mike King hosted the Eddy King “Legends” ride at Ray’s MTB Park in Cleveland this past weekend. The event was organized to raise money for the ongoing expenses of Eddy’s physical therapy and recovery following a tragic mountain bike accident last October.
Matt McEvoy at Time 2 Shine have been making some major moves since starting up two years ago. He has established solid roots with his racing and freestyle teams; a reputation for low prices and high-service in his West Virginia shop and online with time2shinebmx.com.
Last week, Time 2 Shine celebrated the opening of their second...
Over the past few years, I have enjoyed keeping up with Heather Parker’s “Adventures of a BMX Mom” blog. She has an easy, conversational writing style, and I always find myself saying “that was a really good post” after reading. That gave me the idea to invite Heather to write a regular column for...