A Letter to My 2007 Self
By Heather Parker I know what you’re thinking. The thrill you’re feeling watching your 5-year old son on the track while your toddler picks cicada shells off the pine trees. You’ve never seen him so happy. Night falls and you have to pack him up into his little car ... Read More →
Five Things Hurting Pro BMX in America
As the days tick down to the USA BMX 2017 pro Opener in Phoenix, on February 17, we are starting to learn more about how things will be structured for the top classes in the new year. A big piece of that puzzle was fitted into place ... Read More →
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We first saw Jamie Lilly back on the track at the 2016 USA BMX Fall Nationals in Lake Perris. She took the win on Saturday in 41 & Over Women, which sure looked good. On to Tulsa, and Jamie took her plain-wrap kit to second place in the Grands main event (31-40 Women). Read More →
It was a great weekend of Pro and Amateur racing in Southern California last weekend, as the USA BMX Fall Nationals called top talent from all corners of the country--even with the Sunshine State Nationals luring lots down to Okeeheelee. We had great ... Read More →
Without question, the top road warrior in BMX Racing is Jason Carnes. For the past 17 years, we have seen him in the Redline pit, setting up the perfect environment for the riders under his care, and offering a place to put-down for friends who were pitless. Whenever News showed ... 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 →
Over the past few weeks, we have been following the social media posts of Yess BMX Factory stars, Nick Fox and James Palmer on their trip to China to train up some of their long-term Olympic hopefuls.
It was our friends’ first trip to China, and they were ready to soak up every bit of the culture and hospitality for which the...
Following our Sam Willoughby update earlier this week, we had a last-minute opportunity to interview Tyler Brown, who is running this weekend’s fundraiser at his track, Chula Vista BMX, and is also the coordinator of the currently-running eBay auction that is drawing big attention from bidders around the world.
The master BMX technicians at Dan’s Comp are out this week with a video that rolls out, in full measure, the various types of BMX tires and some of the granular details on how tire size and even inflation may impact your race ride.
The video gets serious traction on some of the questions you have
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...
Back on February 10, BMX News broke a story about the Chase BMX Pro Team picking up a sponsorship from e-commerce platform, Linktops (link below).
Word on the inside is that the partnership has been going very well, and it will move into its second year in 2017, so watch for more from these guys in the new year.
Without question, the top road warrior in BMX Racing is Jason Carnes. For the past 17 years, we have seen him in the Redline pit, setting up the perfect environment for the riders under his care, and offering a place to put-down for friends who were pitless.
Whenever News showed up early for a national, we’d always see JC scrubbing...
Earlier this year, Wisconsin-based BMX startup, Throdwn, launched a fresh line of titanium BMX Racing frames and cranks. The line is sold exclusively through Dan’s Comp, and if you were walking the pits at the Grands, you would have seen more than a few heading to staging. After the race, News caught up with Throdwn honcho,...