spectators an easy way to identify riders.
This has proven to be very successful, where top athletes now have been established their numbers. Riders like #10 Donny Robinson (USA), #77 Robert De Wilde (NED) and #365 Mike Day (USA) are certainly nowadays always easy identified with their numbers.
In addition, the number 1-8 is reserved for the finalists of the 2008 UCI BMX World Championships, where Maris Strombergs (Latvia) and Shanaze Reade (GBR) proudly will display the #1 on the back of their rainbow jerseys.
View the complete list of permanent numbers.