Backstory: Gates Belt Drive
Back on June 10, BMX News ran a "World Exclusive" story on the adaptation of the Gates "CenterTrack" Carbon Drive to a Yess BMX bike. The story broke out worldwide, and got a ton of interest, comments and shares on Social Media. We're all waiting for the ... Read More →
BMX is Beaucoup in Baku
**Updated Sunday 11:45 US Eastern Time** BMX News reported last week on the test event for the 2015 Pan American Games, which are taking place in Toronto, Canada next month. The European version of the Pan Ams are taking place this weekend in Baku, Azerbaijan. This is the ... Read More →
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As the month of June dawned, British Cycling announced some major changes in their youth cycling program. These changes were reported by News on June 1 in an article entitled "Big BMX Changes at British Cycling," but the biggest change of all was that, as of ... Read More →
With all eyes on the weather, and three weather-related apps installed, the BMX News team set out on the 81-mile drive to Rockford. All sources throughout the week had the weather ... 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 →
On the heels of a stellar performance in Rockford last weekend, Answer/Rennen star, Derik Bergh is the subject of a tasty edit by Minnesota moving pictures mover, Brandon Brown.
You may remember Brandon’s work from a vid we put up last month on his buddy, Eddie Olson.
With the test event for the 2015 Pan Am Games coming up this weekend, we are watching anxiously to see how the Centennial Park Pan Am BMX Centre facility performs, and how the riders perform on the track. The purpose of a test event is to provide a “dress-rehearsal” on the physical facility,
In this, the final episode from The Twins camper trip around Europe, we visit the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Papendal, Netherlands. There is some good race action, in addition to giving us all a good peek at how dodgy the turns are there–seemed like everyone fell victim to one turn or another that trip, including our...
BMX Racing is one of the foremost family sports in the spectrum. It provides a rare opportunity for mom, dad, sisters and brothers to come out to the track and cheer-on their rider–or jump into the mix and race as well–all on the same field of play, at the same time. No other sport provides that opportunity.
Last July, we heard about an incident where Mat Hoffman and Dennis McCoy–both long-time friends of News–collided on a doubles run at Mat’s backyard half-pipe. The wreck jacked both of them up pretty bad, but DMC got the worst of it, slicing himself open with an exposed bar end, and coming 1/4″ from severing...
Late Friday, UCI announced a 13-member “Athlete Commission,” in eight disciplines (shown below). The four Olympic disciplines (Road, Track, Mountain and BMX), as well as Para-Cycling in the Paralympics are represented by two representtives–one male and one female–each. Cyclocross, Trials and Indoor Cycling...
Belt drive, adapted to a BMX bike, has been in the headlines more than a few times in our history. Back-when, it had all the limitations you might expect: stretching/flexing of the belt out of the turns, slippage (aka “ratcheting”) of the belt under the extreme force of a holeshot-worthy snap, and a few other properties...
Just-ahead of the Music City Nationals, Kuwahara has a hot-tip on some hotshoe pickups. The Hutchinson family of Ohio. Three riders, and a dialed-in dad who has managed a successful team before (Liberty BMX), all showing up in the Kuwa-colors in Nashville.
Here’s a little bit on the Hutchinson fam:
Graydon (10x) has been...