The Vans BMX Pro Cup series nears the final countdown to the World Championships as the world’s best BMX riders head to Mexico City for the penultimate competition before the Vans Pro Cup Finals in Huntingtinton Beach in September. Once again highlighting yet another brand new tour stop for the series, the Vans BMX Pro Cup will be hosted by the vibrant community of Mexico City, Mexico at the Skatepark Metro Puebla 2. Located in the sports and culture district of town, the final qualifier for the Vans BMX Pro Cup Tour will showcase top-ranking names of the season including consistent podium vererans Sergio Layos and Teresa Azcoaga from Spain, Jason Watts and Perris Benegas winners of the Germany event, and of course, Larry Edgar, 2018 defending world champ, who has prevailed in the series following a bumpy start this past April.
Recently transformed and upgraded for the Vans Pro Cup Series, the Skatepark Metro Puebla 2 is well-known for its different quarterpipe features, concrete bowls, different heights and box jump spots. As part of the renovation, the park will also see new elements integrated throughout the course, built by Vans and with influence from global team rider Jason Watts, the new park offers competitors a huge opportunity to get even more creative and establish unique lines.
Open to all prospective competitors, the Men’s regional qualifiers will kick off the week starting on August 16, determining the best Men’s contenders from the region to meet with the top rankings from the Germany event. The final competitor field including regional wildcards will be confirmed soon.
For the past 15 years Voodoo Jam has been one of the most anticipated dates on flatland BMX riders’ calendars, and this year will be no different when the event returns to Generations Hall on Saturday, August 17. Voodoo Jam started in 2004 as a way for local flatland riders to gather and compete – it now attracts participants from all over the world, including riders from as far away as France, Peru and Thailand. The NORA CUP Flatlander of the Year award will also be handed out during the event.
Started by NOLA native Scott O’Brien and X Games gold medalist and two-time NORA Cup Champion Terry Adams who has competed in the event since its inception, Voodoo Jam brings the flatland BMX
Indie micro-studio Yeah Us! in collaboration with Noodlecake have today announced that they will release their next game, Trail Boss, on 27th August 2019 with iOS pre-orders starting today. Trail Boss is an extreme biking game in which players navigate through increasingly tricky sets of jumps, pulling off wild stunts and completing fiendish challenges.
Taking cues from real life, Trail Boss features huge jumps, technical corners and authentic tricks, all tied together with a thrilling sense of speed.Boasting 40 hand crafted, full 3D levels, 360 challenges across 4
USA Cycling announced today the awarding of the 2019 USA Cycling BMX Freestyle National Championships to Cary, North Carolina. The competition will take place on October 4th, kicking-off a weekend of BMX events including the Pan American Continental Championships (10/5) and Cary BMX Freestyle Competition (10/6). The event will serve as the inaugural USA Cycling BMX Freestyle National Championships, providing fans with a preview of the top BMX athletes who will be potentially representing the U.S. at the upcoming World Championships and next year’s Olympic Games.
Cary, North Carolina, which hosted a UCI C1 event in April of this year, will partner with USA Cycling to host the event. The BMX Freestyle National Championships will be one of the seventeen National
GT Bicycles today announced a new collaboration. After a 17-year hiatus, BMX Hall of Famer Dave Voelker has teamed up with GT Bicycles once again. To celebrate the reunion, GT is releasing a special edition Dayglo Orange ’87 Dyno Pro Compe, inspired by the year Voelker turned pro for GT/Dyno. The new Dyno Pro Compe has been beefed up from the original with a 100% chromoly frame and fork, and the wheels have been super-sized to 29” with GT’s all-new Smoothie tires in a stout 29 x 2.5.
“No more ‘butter forks’,” says Dave. “That’s what I used to call them. They were like butter; they’d flex all over the place, and we would have to straighten them out. When it came to the wheels, it was important to add bigger tires because it’s like adding suspension. And, as you get older, you want to have a little bit of cush as you’re landing.”
The new ’87 Dyno Pro Compe also comes equipped with an updated version of the iconic ‘Pretzel’ Bar.
Vans, the original action sports brand began supporting BMX in 1979 becoming the first brand to support the sport. To celebrate this milestone and the unsung impact BMX has had on youth culture ever since, Vans presents an Anniversary Collection for men and women. Featuring a unique assortment of footwear and apparel inspired by the heyday of parking lot ramp demonstrations, neon clad kids and a longstanding form of creative expression.
Vans sticky waffle soles proved to give great pedal grip and became the choice for BMX riders of the late ‘70s. For this honorary collection, a unisex offering of the Sk8-Hi Reissue and Era serve as the foundation for a full head to toe assortment of footwear and apparel. Footwear is constructed with Vans’ classic canvas and suede combination, and each style showcases a graphic Checkerboard printed quarter-panel that is available in three colorways including a share green, white and true navy. Each footwear silhouette is finished with a reissued thumbs up heritage print on the sidewall.
Inspired by classic BMX lifestyle silhouettes and Vans heritage graphics the assortment includes eight new apparel and accessory styles for men and women. The women’s key styles include a BMX Jacket that uses a poly flight satin shell and includes a range of Vans logo executions to give the jacket a period correct look. The relaxed fit BMX Muscle Tank is made with a heavy cotton jersey and is adorned
Advanced Sports joined Comcast NBCUniversal and other hometown donors this week to give 105 bicycles to the children of first responders and members of the military. The donation was organized by Philly POPS for its Christmas in July celebration at Philadelphia’s Comcast Center. The children received Fuji, SE and Tuesday bikes as part of Advanced Sports’ continued advocacy of cycling and for bringing more kids into the sport.
“One of the reasons we are so happy to be here today is because of the importance of cycling in the life of children, and in our community. We all know well that riding a bike brings us a feeling of joy, and each and every child deserves to experience that emotion,” said Milay Galvez, Advanced Sports’ manager of commercial sales and sponsorship.
“Kids have an innate desire to explore; riding a bike can help a child connect with the world. Studies have
Kicking off the exciting programming for the largest action sports festival in the world, the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California, the celebrated Vans Rebel Jam BMX street competition will debut for the first time on American soil July 27-28. Slated for an international roster of BMX medalists and style experts, the Rebel Jam will feature Best Trick contests, creativity awards, a Bunny Hop and High Air comp, and contest honors inclusive of men and women in all award categories. This year’s custom-designed obstacles will be presented by respected BMX brand, Cult.
With nearly fifteen years of consecutive BMX competition history in tow, Vans is thrilled to bring the prolific Rebel Jam contest to the beach to showcase a world-class field of talented BMX street riders.
The Olympic flame is not yet lit, but Tokyo 2020 vibes are already spreading across many BMX contests. FISE runs events on the UCI International Calendar, at French, European and world class level, that provide BMX Freestyle Park riders with opportunities to gain coveted qualification points for their country towards the next Olympic Games. During the French, European and World tour's, FISE is hosting many events which are part of the process.
FISE EUROPEAN SERIES: CHÂTEAUROUX UCI Classification: C1 When: 19th – 21st July
BRAKE DISC ADAPTERS The all NEW Box Disc Brake Adapter is designed to help improve braking control on frames where disc brakes were not standard. Compatible with 2 types of dropouts and 3 brands of 10mm hubs, in the right configurations the Box Disc Brake Adapter goes over your hub’s axle and mates with the frame’s dropout, allowing mounting of a standard post mount disc brake caliper.