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Wheelie Swervers Feel the Heat Wheelie Swervers Feel the Heat
In Nassau County, New York— about 50 miles East of NYC, on Long Island, the issue of wheelie riders "swerving" local motorists and other cyclists in the streets has been coming to a head among administrators, citizens, merchants and local police for about ...   Read More →
Posted On: September 11, 2018
Bob Haro Designs “Aloha” Shirt Bob Haro Designs “Aloha” Shirt
The only thing better than being stylish on the track is being stylish off the track. But it takes the right kind of threads to turn heads. New from legendary BMX designer and cartoonist, Bob Haro, is this Hawaiian "Aloha" shirt, festooned with some ...   Read More →
Posted On: September 5, 2018
Main Event Vids: 2018 Asian Games Main Event Vids: 2018 Asian Games
The 2018 Asian Games BMX events wrapped up this-past weekend in Jakarta, Indonesia. BMX was featured as one of the centerpiece events at the games, and a grandstand full of fans cheered at max volume as the main events headed off the hill (in fact, you may want to mute your sound    Read More →
Posted On: August 26, 2018
Exposed Handlebar-End Kills Six Year Old Boy Exposed Handlebar-End Kills Six Year Old Boy
Some sad news from Pullman, Washington (75 miles South of Spokane) today, where a six-year old boy, riding his bike in the neighborhood crashed, and suffered a fatal injury, in a freak accident. Denny Curran, was enjoying a day on his bike ...   Read More →
Posted On: August 15, 2018
Tech Tip: Tightening Your Stem Bolts Tech Tip: Tightening Your Stem Bolts
This week in the Box Tech Tips series, Tyler Brown takes us through a bike maintenance step that every whip-wrencher should know: tightening the stem bolts properly. It's easy to think "heck, just cinch 'em up, and send the kid out there," but THAT is where the "tips" part of "tech tips" comes in.    Read More →
Posted On: August 14, 2018
Editorial: “I Wish I Knew He Was Sick” Editorial: “I Wish I Knew He Was Sick”
Inside a solemn funeral service for a well-liked member of the community, mourners file past a photo of the deceased. Some kiss the portrait, others make the sign of the cross on themselves in silent prayer, and many dab tears from their eyes, knowing they will never see their friend again    Read More →
Posted On: August 1, 2018
Podcast: John David on Florida State Series Podcast: John David on Florida State Series
On May 17, BMX News reported the story of a USA BMX decision to suspend authorization of the Sunshine State Association (SSA) to promote BMX Racing events in the state of Florida (link below). SSA had run the "Florida Cup" series for decades, ...   Read More →
Posted On: July 24, 2018
Flying: Tucker Rice Flying: Tucker Rice
Florida BMXer Tucker Rice (last seen on Factory MCS) has been blazing up the sky as an FAA-licensed pilot for the past few years. He's currently making his way through college, studying Communications, with a minor in Business Management, graduating in 2020. Recently, Flying Magazine ...   Read More →
Posted On: July 23, 2018
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
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

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