BMX racing pioneer, Eric Rupe shares brief comments from his first time on the road during the 1978 NBA National tour. Featuring tons of BMX race photos from the 78-79 NBA tours from across the U.S. Hope these images bring back some great memories to those first-decade (OS) bicycle motocross racers... So sit back, turn up the volume, and enjoy a few minutes of America's finest homegrown classic BMX battles of yesteryear!
In june 1986 my dad and I visited the 'European Challenge Cup', a major BMX race here in Holland. It was at an amusement park called 'Ponypark Slagharen'. Nearby the track, Ron Wilkerson [Haro] and Martin Apparijo [GT] did some freestyle demo's. There were also a few riders from France.