2016 Interbike Recap
photos and story by Bryce Betts As the BMX Race season is blowing by, the national schedule is getting shorter, many are left starting to plan for the next season. One thing that is certain however, is that all the manufactures, suppliers, and retailers at Interbike 2016 have already ... Read More →
Major Sam Willoughby Update
**NEW Details Friday - Update below** Ever since Sam Willoughby had his accident at Chula Vista BMX on September 10, the BMX community around the world has been on pins and needles, waiting for any new on his condition, and his prognosis for the future. In the hours ... Read More →
“BMX Beginner League” Format a Success in Napa
Donny Robinson and the volunteers at North Bay BMX are moving into week three of a five-week trial on a new format that may-just revolutionize local BMX Racing for new families coming into the sport. North Bay, in Napa, CA is the first track to test out the “BMX ... Read More →
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Earlier this month, BMX News reported that Ray’s MTB Milwaukee, an indoor bike park in Wisconsin’s largest city, would not re-open for the 2016 season after failing to come to terms with its landlord. Today, the owner of Toad’s Cove Arena BMX, an indoor BMX Racing facility in La Crosse Read More →
The annual trip to Louisville on Labor Day had an added edge in 2016, as a $900,000+ refresh was finished, which added a dual hill configuration, first and second straight reworks, and reshaping/paving of the first and third straightaways. In the months leading up to ... Read More →
Hard to believe that it has not even been one week since the BMX Finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. In the short six days since Connor Fields crossed the finish line as the new Olympic Champion, it has been a whirwind of media appearances, hitting ... 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 →
Dale Holmes and Dr. Jason Richardson posted-up the latest episode of the BMX Pro Podcast Show: Olympic Wrap-Up Edition. The show is definitely worth a couple consecutive listens to get the full-effect of their assessment of all the inside goodies going on in Rio during the Games.
Hard to believe that it has not even been one week since the BMX Finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. In the short six days since Connor Fields crossed the finish line as the new Olympic Champion, it has been a whirwind of media appearances, hitting the closing ceremonies, letting it all soak in with his Dad, Mike by his...
Dale Holmes Racing has been making moves on and off the track since its inception in January of 2014. From bringing in outside-the-sport sponsors into their program, to bringing BMX to schools throughout Southern California, Dale and his crew have worked hard to present BMX Racing in a positive light. This summer, while Stay Strong/DHR...
In the last of ODI’s four-episode “Building a Champion” series, Connor Fields gives us a look inside his world, leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Thirty years ago (or so), Bob Osborn, in BMX Action Magazine said, of Greg Hill’s #11: “Greg is so fast, he gets to run TWO number ones.” CF11 is the man we...
ODI is back for week number three of their “Building a Champion” video series. This week, we tag along with Alise Post and get 102 seconds to soak-up the sunshine she brings with her–in the gym, on the sprint line and at the track. She has plenty of inspiring talk that gives riders, parents and fans around...
BMX News has been covering the annual Alise Post charity events since they started in 2010. Each year, Alise and her crew of volunteers have raised an ever-increasing donation haul in the “Alise Post MS Race For A Cure,” and, as part of the program, have given everyone involved a great experience, with a substantial...
One of the things we are always after at the local level is media recognition. In a recent article here on BMX News, we talked about how local tracks should use the recent Olympic hype to invite local media out to the track and show viewers/listeners/readers how BMX racing works
The final round of the Tangent Pro-Am Series ran last weekend in Roseville, CA, as part of the State Finals. The finale was the top-off to a six-race series which took place at tracks throughout Northern California.
Below, we have embeds of the two main event laps from Sunday’s series finale. Donny Robinson won the day, and...