The National Bicycle League (NBL) is proud to announce that Intense BMX has renewed their partnership with the NBL along with two additional VSI brands, Sinz Products and THE Industries. Intense BMX are the makers of the Podium Series bikes among other top quality BMX frames, complete bikes, and tires and their products fit in very well with our programs.
The Greater Columbus Convention Center was packed with thousands of BMX fans and spectators and it was even more filled with the buzz of one of the greatest NBL National events. The Christmas Classic and President’s Cup are always alive with anticipation and excitement and this year was no exception. With the combination of these two events and the addition of the UCI Continental races, race fans were supplied with the ultimate dose of race action to cure their cabin fever.
Race action commenced with Thursday’s President’s Cup, over 30 states battled for the ultimate title. Ohio had a lot to prove as last year’s Cup winners, but Florida wasn’t going to give up with out a fight. However, Michigan surprised everyone with a solid day of racing, proving to all that they were a force to be reckoned with.
THE Products is proud to announce the arrival of the complete line of 2008 THE ONE Series Helmets. For 2008, there are 3 New Carbon Styles: Legion, LUX, and Zebra, as well as 6 new composite styles: Legion, Zebra, Vegas, Camo, EC, and F-18. These are grouped together with our current offerings of the Race Graphic and IZYK design helmets already in the THE ONE Helmet line. Carbon Helmets weigh in at 36 oz while the Composite helmets weigh 41 oz. Each helmet features removable padding, 15 air vents, 4 vent channels, and a dual EPS liner.
The Christmas Classic is a great race that everybody should get to go to. This year it was extra special for us here at Supercross as Sammy made a quick trip home from Switzerland to have Christmas as home and then made the quick flight to Columbus and proceeded to dominate the Womens Elite Class once again by taking the wins both days in the UCI Elite competition. Sam who was only 1 point behind New Zealand's Sarah Walker going into this race came out with a significant lead and is not only the North American UCI Points Leader but now has the UCI Overall points lead as well. This is an important year for UCI point qualifications as it leads
Formula Bicycle Company s pleased to announce that they have signed three of the fastest Elite riders in the world to their Factory Team - current World Champion Jonathan Suarez (Venezuela), Olympic front runner Arielle Martin (USA) and former World and ABA Champion Warwick Stevenson (Australia).
“We are really stoked to have the opportunity to work with professional riders such as Jonathan, Arielle, and Warwick,” stated Will Rells, Formula’s brand manager. “They bring years of experience and hopefully will make an impact at the Olympic Games in Beijing.” Arielle Martin – Elite Women’s – Nucleus Pro – Arielle Martin has been at the top of the Elite Women’s class for a long time. Arielle has been consistently one of the top American riders in UCI competition, and has really shown her strength on the tougher UCI Supercross tracks. Arielle is training hard for the Olympics this summer and hopes to steal the show.
Back in 2003-2004, TORY NYHAUG made headlines with Redline Bicycles by doubling at the Grands on a bonestock Flight bike – which earned him his first NAG No.1 plate in the ABA. And now after being away for a few years, Canada’s fastest amateur and 2012 Olympic hopeful, is back in the red, white and black aboard a 2008
BAWLS Guarana today announced the signing of a multi-year deal with VSI Products to form the Intense BMX/BAWLS Guarana Factory Pro Team. Featuring some of the sport’s top talent, the collaboration of these official sponsors of both BMX racing sanctions will bring plenty of BOUNCE to the 2008 and 2009 seasons!Through the new partnership, the American Bicycle League (ABA) #1 AA Pro and #1 Pro Cruiser racer Danny Caluag will hit the track in all-new
BMX Racing is a dangerous sport. As with the majority of professional sports, the money earned is all-too-often not enough to make ends meet, let alone pay for something as expensive as medical bills. Professional BMX racer Joey Bradford has seen far too many fellow riders and industry professionals become engulfed in insurmountable medical bills stemming from injury or illness. For this reason, in early 2007, the then 17-year old racer took it upon himself to do something about it. With help from his family and key industry veterans, Bradford conceptualized and developed the Joey Bradford Disability Fund.
WHAT IT IS. The Foundation, a federally recognized and regulated non-profit organization, aims to ease the burden of medical bills, either by injury or illness, for BMX professionals as well as BMX industry professionals, those whose primary income comes from the BMX industry itself. “Getting injured is the worst thing that can