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Reader Letter: Announcer Mispronounces My Name Reader Letter: Announcer Mispronounces My Name
There's nothing worse than the announcer mispronouncing a rider's name. And we mean that from the ANNOUNCER'S point of view, just as much as the rider's. It's an awkward thing that sometimes hangs out there for years, til one day, the rider and announcer meet in the breakfast area    Read More →
Posted On: July 17, 2018
Tech Tips: Stem Lock Installation Tech Tips: Stem Lock Installation
This week in the Box Tech Tips series, Tyler Brown cinches up his stem with a new Box Components stem lock. The process for this install is similar to many other commonly-available stem locks on the market, so what ever you're running, you ...   Read More →
Posted On: July 17, 2018
Production Ready: Yess BMX “MX-Y” Frame Production Ready: Yess BMX “MX-Y” Frame
We first saw the Yess BMX "MX-Y" frame in the days leading up to the 2017 Grands, with a code name of "show stopper." Bill and Renny Husada at Yess have a long tradition of showing off concepts at the Grands, designed to spur conversation ...   Read More →
Posted On: July 10, 2018
Follow Up: Marshall Gehrke “No Days Off” Follow Up: Marshall Gehrke “No Days Off”
Back on May 31, BMX News posted an article calling all BMXers in the Midwest region to come on out to Waukegan BMX on June 3 for a special session with Answer/Rennen star, Marshall Gehrke, who was being filmed for a webisode of Whistle Sports "No Days Off" series.    Read More →
Posted On: July 6, 2018
Tech Tips:  Crank-Down Some New Cranks Tech Tips: Crank-Down Some New Cranks
There's almost nothing worse than an old, creaky, stiff-as-a-wet-noodle pair of cranks. However-much power you put down to the pedals, an out of date pair of crank arms and a slightly-twisted spindle will surely bleed your need for speed. This week in the Box ...   Read More →
Posted On: June 28, 2018
Late-Season “TBA” National Announced Late-Season “TBA” National Announced
Ever since the 2018 schedule was released last October, we have had our eye out for info on the "To Be Announced" national on October 19-21. It's the last chance national leading in to the Grands, which will surely make it a popular ...   Read More →
Posted On: June 24, 2018
USA BMX Signs 30-Year Tulsa Deal USA BMX Signs 30-Year Tulsa Deal
After four-years-and-change of presenting, concepting, negotiating and hurry-up-and-waiting, USA BMX has seen its patience pay off, with a final agreement signed for the relocation of their headquarters, and other facilities to a site northwest of downtown Tulsa. The complex    Read More →
Posted On: June 19, 2018
Tech Tips: Don’t Break Your Brakes Tech Tips: Don’t Break Your Brakes
Yes, it's true that you won't win races by slowing down, but you also don't avoid that dude's back wheel when setting up the high low, without a little dive-conscious tap on the lever for pinpoint clearance. Then, it's all sunlight upfront, straight on ...   Read More →
Posted On: June 19, 2018
Stickers: A Love Affair Stickers: A Love Affair
One of the best things about going to the big races as a young BMXer was coming home with a haul of stickers from "Factory Row" (admittedly, before it was called that). Hunting stickers at nationals was the way we killed time between motos, and ...   Read More →
Posted On: June 14, 2018
Box Tech Tips: Changing a Rear Cog Box Tech Tips: Changing a Rear Cog
Changing your gear at the races is always a harrowing task. The pressure is on to get to practice, or before your next moto is called to staging. So, it really helps to know exactly what you'll be facing when you pull ...   Read More →
Posted On: June 12, 2018

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