USA BMX - the largest BMX racing organization in North America - announced today the 2021 USA BMX Freestyle Amateur Series has partnered with Hyper Bicycles. The USA BMX Freestyle 2021 schedule will consist of 10 digital competitions where membership and entry fees are required, five National events, and one Grand Final competition where membership and pre-registration are required for both. “Hyper Bicycles has been supporting the BMX industry for more than 30 years, and for that support to now include the first-ever U.S. BMX amateur series, we are beyond grateful,” said USA BMX Freestyle President, Shane Fernandez. “Hyper Bicycles as a presenting sponsor is tremendous, but having a partner who believes in the same vision of creating a pathway for amateur riders and giving them the opportunity to progress is invaluable.”
Hailing from the epicenter of the UK BMX community, Vans and Hastings-based Federal Bikes have partnered on a limited head-to-toe collection, including a fresh take on the Old Skool BMX. Highlighting both brand’s iconic logos, the three-piece collaboration is now available. Taking inspiration from Vans’ Anaheim Factory collections, the Old Skool BMX features a black suede and canvas pinstripe upper. Federal’s signature logo makes an appearance overlaid on the tongue, as well as on the heel.
Ensuring it’s not just all style and no substance, the Old Skool BMX is equipped with all of Vans’ BMX technology. The shoe features Vans’ revolutionary Wafflecup BMX, a first-of-its-kind technology in BMX that delivers the best combination of support and durability without sacrificing pedal feel. Specifically designed and tested by and for BMXers, Wafflecup BMX features a herringbone underlayer that adds a second life beneath Vans’ classic gum rubber compound with a more rigid flex pattern, all reinforced like a tank.
In addition, best-in-class upgrades like PopCush technology —which snaps back and won’t pack, offering
Woodward, the ultimate summer camp experience for the next generation of passionate athletes, is excited to announce the addition of two BMX Program Advisors – 13 time X-Games Gold Medalist and British National Coach, Jamie Bestwick, and 17 time X-Games Medalist and USA National Coach, Ryan Nyquist. As BMX Program Advisors, Bestwick and Nyquist will consult on all-things related to BMX Freestyle programming to elevate the camp experience. Woodward will rely on the duo's extraordinary BMX expertise to provide professional advice on coaching, curriculum, and course design.
BMX started at Woodward in 1983 and rapidly grew into the epicenter for BMX riders to progress. Since then, the program has expanded to include 350,000 sq ft of rideable parks at Woodward PA and 115,000 sq ft at Woodward West. Woodward’s BMX program gives campers an unmatched opportunity to meet, train and ride with their heroes.
For more information on Woodward BMX camps, facilities, and program visit:
Simple Session 21 will be back in Tallinn, Estonia, on August 20–21 for a summer-time festival and an all-around good time! The Simple Session series will host an exciting street-focused contest in the hip new Põhjala district – an old rubber factory turned into a cultural hub will serve as a thrilling new location for the event. A tight selection of the finest BMX street riders and skateboarders from around the world will be invited to go head to head on a fresh Wessel-designed 650 m2 course.
Skateboarding and BMX are all about creativity. So is Simple Session – hosting the series in a whole new venue will take the entire contest experience to another level for athletes and viewers alike. The global health crisis has created obstacles and prevented us from hosting the annual wintertime event,
We would like to introduce you to Chad Ferch, our newest addition to the United team! Originally hailing from Prince George, Canada, Chad now resides in Vancouver and is doing it for our Canadian Distributor Timeless BMX.
Chad recently built up a fresh new Incarnate V2 in Flat Red laced with an assortment of our finest parts, scroll down to check it out!
Today, etnies and cult-classic BMX film RAD are proud to officially launch the first-ever production of RAD limited footwear and apparel. Celebrating their respective 35th anniversaries after having both originally debuted in 1986. RAD is a powerful piece of BMX pop cultural nostalgia with an international cult following. etnies’ global distribution makes this limited product available to fans around the world. Available now on etnies.com and at better retailers, the etnies x RAD collection is stacked with two different shoe styles, four short sleeve t-shirts, two long-sleeve t-shirts, a hooded sweatshirt as well as socks and hats.
In addition to their shared 1986 and BMX sport roots, both RAD and etnies are private, family-owned businesses. RAD, originally Executive Produced by the late Jack Schwartzman, was restored and re-released in 2020 by Utopia Media, co-Founded by his son and filmmaker Robert Schwartzman. etnies also remains privately held and operated by former pro skateboarder and BMX enthusiast Pierre-Andre Senizergues.
"This shirt was produced by Mongoose Bicycles and handed to us at La Revolution Cafe to put out in the world so we can help to alleviate some of Mykel Larrin's medical bills from his accident he was in at the end of the year. This is a quality District V.I.T Pocket T, With a graphic on the back of Mykel's epic photo on his first Mongoose Team trip/video stylized from the photo it even includes his XIX87 logo. The front pocket has the Iconic Mongoose "M" logo and Mykel's initial signature. Each shirt will come with a special little note from Mykel and numbered issue for the 100 produced. Originally designed on a white tee but also available in a light heather grey."
It's been a long slog of a winter but we are finally breaking through to spring. That only means one thing... TRAILS! All the hard work behind the spade will be paying off and the laps will begin. We've seen a lot of new spots popping up and are looking forward to getting the tyres dirty! Get your trails steed ready and opt in for our Knightsbridge V2. The big rig hitter that's ready for any trails!
With top tube sizes from the 21.1, 21.4 and 21.6! This blasting beast is well equipped! Welded lugs, lowered chain stays for extra brake clearance and a fresh looking embossed head tube badge. The Knightsbridge is ready for lift off!
USA BMX - the largest BMX racing organization in North America - announced today the 2021 schedule for the USA BMX Freestyle Amateur Series that will include both digital and live competitions. USA BMX Freestyle first announced the amateur series last July. With a condensed season, the organization successfully held a digital competition culminating with a live Nation- al Championships held in December 2020 at Camp Woodward in Pennsylvania.
Amateur riders from across the USA are invited to submit a 30-45-second video through USA BMX Freestyle Instagram using any indoor or outdoor park of their preference for their State (Digital) event competition run. Classes for male and female riders will include: 10 and Under Women, 10 and Under Men, 11-14 Women, 11-14 Men, 15+ Women, 15+ Men, Masters Men (Age 40+), Expert (Open). Each age class will have both a State year-end ranking and a National year-end ranking comprised of points earned from State (Digital), National and Grand Final events. USABMX Freestyle memberships, event