Crupi Parts, Inc is proud to announce the signing of Carlos Oquendo. Carlos is Colombia's top Elite rider if it were not for injury, would have represented Colombia in the Olympics!
South America has such a large and untapped talent pool and we are really excited to continue building our brand in South America and riders like Carlos will certainly help Crupi grow!
Carlos will continue living in Colombia and race a full schedule of Latin America races but there he will visit the states to race at some point this year and of course attend Super Cross races and the World Championships in Australia.
Please help us in welcoming Carlos to the Crupi family! Greg Swingrover Crupi BMX
The American Bicycle Association hosted the Gator Nationals this past weekend, February, 20-22 in Oldsmar, FL A. This weekend 's event was excellent to say the least. The sun was out in full force, the weather was perfect, and the track and facility were dialed in better then ever! The riders, families, fans, and industry showed up in full force to an amazing 124 motos!Thanks to the efforts of the Oldsmar BMX crew getting the place dialed.
On Saturday 9 May the finals of the 2009 World Cup BMX Supercross are off in Copenhagen. The medal winners from the Beijing Olympics and the Danish national team are among the 120 riders on the starting list at the BMX track in Copenhagen, which is said to be one of the world’s best tracks. An afternoon full of action awaits the spectators, who are offered exciting top sport, rock concert, dj, events and various happenings both at the track and in the “spectator city”, established especially for the BMX event.
The national team of Denmark is looking forward to the Copenhagen World Cup, which is the largest Supercross-event in the Northern Europe.
“Of course our team will embrace the strongest Danish riders. The event is given top priority, and it is part of our focused efforts towards the Olympic Games 2012 in London.
Author & Prokop. Though to separate those two names. The Prague based company and the Prague native rider have worked together ever since 2003. Six years in a row and the successful story will continue in 2009 race season! Never change the winning team!Prokop says… “Even the whole cycling industry gets currently really hard times and many riders had to change team colors, Author was well prepared for that situation and still remains the one of the strongest bicycle producers in Europe. Those guys supported my career a lot for a long time and they also have big plans for the future. They are involved in racing ever since 1994 and understood what a racer needs. I can ride frames made exactly in accordance to what I feel to be the best for me. High-end bikes are available to me no matter what I am going to do, training on the road, flying above trails or working hard on a velodrome. After all that Olympic BMX rush, I am looking forward to be back on a big bike. There are some new but already hell fast kids in the World Cup and it seems that also some more BMXers want to try what
-Zwolle, Holland 1st and 2nd Round 4th and 5th of April 2009 -Klatovy, Czech Rep. 3rd and 4th Round 25th and 26th of April 2009 -Creazzo, Italy 5th and 6th Round 2nd and 3rd of May 2009 -Sopron, Hungary 7th and 8th Round 16th and 17th of May 2009 -Dessel, Belgium 9th and 10th Round 30th and 31st of May 2009 -Sandnes, Norway 11th and 12th Round 13th any 14th of June 2009 -Cheddar, England 13th and 14th Round 27th and 28th of June 2009 -Fredericia, Denmark Finals 15th and 16th Round 10th-12th of July
It is my pleasure to inform you all, that the last year cancelled O.S. of BMX Reunion (cancelled due to me being ill) will be held at the ATTRACTIEPARK SLAGHAREN in Holland, this year. The INTERNATIONAL OLD SKOOL of BMX is scheduled to take place in the following weekend: OCTOBER 2nd, 3rd and 4th.2009. Within about 4 till 6 weeks more details will be announced. Main goal is to bring Old Skool BMX racers, possibly with their families together at the location were among others, the 1983 I.BMX.F. Worlds took place as well as 10 European Challenge Cup events.
For 2009, the REDLINE CUP Series has taken a new twist that now makes it a 3-race points series - and will award the Top-3 riders in a main with that famous REDLINE CUP numberplate! This year will be the first time that the race for that illusive yellow-background No.1 plate will be decided over accumulative points – tallying up the scores from three races. The first points race is your finish at one of the 60+ Redline Cup Qualifiers held around the country.
Crupi Parts, Inc has just received its new line of aluminum race bars! Same great Crupi bar geometry everyone has come to love but new colors and graphics and a completely new line of butted chromoly bars! Butted chromoly bars are just as strong as any standard chromoly bar but are much lighter in weight. Crupi is also the first to introduce a butted chromoly cruiser bar! New Crupi aluminum bars sizes include our Moto 4X (4" rise), Moto 5X (5" rise), Moto 5.5 (5.5" rise) and Moto 6.5 (6.5" rise). The new butted chromoly bars feature our 2020 butted Chromoly Pro bar w/8" rise and our 6" rise Pro Cruiser bar.
A pile up in the elite men’s BMX national race in Adelaide today eliminated World bronze medallist, Sifiso Nhlapo and three other elite riders. The South African Olympian suffered a torn hamstring in the ub tg. Top local rider, Brian Kirkham led the race early and claimed a well deserved win after qualifying fastest earlier in the day. "Sifiso seemed to hit by back wheel," said Kirkham. "I hope he's alright." However the 23 year old has had his share of injury is is now hopeful of "I'm in the the best shape of my career," stated Kirkham. "I just want to take out the series now."
After avoiding the carnage, Adelaide’s Michael Fenwick slipped into second with Victoria’s Olivier Hoarau in third. Also caught up in the crash on the first straight was Norway’s Anders Gransund and South Australia’s state champion, Matthew Willoughby, who finished in fourth and fifth respectively. Kirkham's win places him firmly in the series lead with only three rounds remaining.