Canadians, just like Australians, are some tough mofo's. Actually most BMX SX racers are tough, but what do they have hidden under their jersey and race pants? These New Year, New Gear interviews on FATBMX give you an idea what the pros think about their racing kit, protection gear and helmet. Safety first!
Name: James Palmer Country: Canada Sponsors: Factory Clayborn/Answer Bmx
Helmet: 6D - ATB 1 Goggles: 100% Gloves: Deft Family Jersey: Clayborn/Answer Bmx Racing pants: Answer Shoes: Shimano or Vans
Spring National #1, Saturday 17 March, Duke City BMX, Albuquerque, MN.
1 33 DAUDET Joris FRA 60 points 2 24 SHARRAH Corben USA 45 3 17 JONES Trent NZL 40 4 54 SEBESTA Tanner USA 35 5 64 LONG Nicholas USA 30 6 46 GUSTAFSON Kenneth USA 25 7 19 POSEY Justin USA 20 8 66 PALMER James CAN 15
9 462 CAIRNS Max AUS 10 49 NYHAUG Tory CAN 11 63 VANKAMMEN Zachary USA
Spring National Prerace, Duke City BMX, Albuquerque, MN. Friday 16 March 2018.
Women Elite: 1 ALISE WILLOUGHBY, FULL TILT, CHULA VISTA, CA 2 BROOKE CRAIN, VISALIA, CA 3 MIKA SHAW, JR BICYCLES.COM/CHASE/BOX, CASTLE ROCK, CO 4 RACHEL JONES, CAMERON PARK, NSW 5 ZOE FLEMING, FACTORY WIAWIS/LSG, AUCKLAND 6 ALAINA HENDERSON, FACTORY WIAWIS/LSG, RUBY, NY 7 DENA DAWSON, BRADENTON, FL 8 DANI GEORGE, THRODWN, PALMDALE, CA
Men Elite: 1 JORIS DAUDET, CHASE BMX/ELEVN RACING, CORONA, CA 2 MAX CAIRNS, HENDERSON, NV 3 TRENT JONES, CHRISTCHURCH 4 CORBEN SHARRAH, DAYLIGHT CYCLES, TUCSON, AZ 5 TANNER SEBESTA, KYLE, TX 6 TORY NYHAUG, COQUITLAM, BC 7 JUSTIN POSEY, CHANDLER, AZ
Tattoos or not, Nic Long chooses to ride without any extra protection besides his Seven jersey, pants and gloves and that 6D helmet that he swears by. Read what Nic has to say about his new kit for 2018.
Name: Nic Long Country: USA Sponsors: Haro/Promax/HT Components/Tangent/SevenMX/6D helmets/Rynopower/Onyx/Gaerne/Vans
It seems crazy that riders go down an 8 meter hill at 60 km/h with 7 other riders on their side with no particular safety gear to protect the body. But Tory Nyhaug is one of those riders. The Canadian explains why in the interview right here.
The new season has begun. Time for new riding gear. But what do the pros wear underneath? What safety pads do they use to protect themselves? We asked Connor Fields what his gear of choice is for 2018. The Olympic champ fills you in on all that.
Men: 1 Anthony Dean 26 San Diego, CA Supercross, Troy Lee $1,050 2 Billy Russell 24 Desoto, TX Doublecross $600 3 Corey Reid 30 Phoenix, AZ Rockstar Rift $360 4 Trent Jones 23 Christchurch, NZ Box, Thrill $300 5 Kameron Larsen 18 Bakersfield, Ca Us Junior Development $240 6 Max Cairns 21 Melbourne, AUS Chase/Lux $180 7 Layne Gainer 23 Peoria, AZ Gordys Bicycles, Tangent, Fly $150 8 Jordan Miranda 24 Bakersfield, CA Free Agent $120
Women: 1 Brooke Crain 24 Visalia, CA Haro/Rockstar $525 2 Ashley Verhagen 26 Glendale, AZ $300 3 Rachel Mydock 21 Phoenix, AZ Supercross BMX $180 4 Dani George 23 Palmdale, CA Throdwn $150
Designed for the UCI and now required by USA BMX as of July 2108 at National races, PHASE 2 SIDE NUMBER PLATES are made from embossed foam and feature full-color printed graphics. They meet UCI and USA BMX regulations and fit all bicycle frames. Hook-and-loop straps combined with a piece of adhesive-backed hook-and-loop tape hold the plates firmly in place. They are black with a white background.
Box One Stems offer top of the line performance and are proven at the highest levels. Available in Front Load and Top Load configurations, multiple sizes and various colors are available to suite all racers.
When performance is a top priority, Box Two Stems have you covered. Available in black only with Front Load and Top Load options, all that is left to decide is what size.
Box Two V-Brakes and Box Three V-Brakes are excellent choices for racers who desire value and