Round 4 of the 2007 ABA Pro race events took place this past weekend Oldsmar, Florida. With all the other crazy race fans headed off to Daytona for some car race, the real race was going on for the BMX racers just outside of Tampa. Saturday had some great weather conditions for the racers, but Sunday was a totally different day with rain overnight and wind during the event on Sunday. Here is how the guys finished up:
Randy Stumpfhauser has been training hard for the past few months so he might now have been at his fastest at the last few races, but as you can see from history, Randy has been the most consistent Pro in BMX racing for the last 4 years. Oldsmar went very well for Randy as he would finish up 4th in AA Pro on Saturday and 2nd in AA on Sunday.
-2007 UCI BMX SUPERCROSS WORLD CUP. UCI is pleased to announce the 2007 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup calendar, with 4 legs on 3 continents. -13-14/04/2007 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, round 1 Madrid ESP -20-21/08/2007 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, round 2 Beijing CHI -21-22/09/2007 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, round 3 Salt Lake City USA -13-14/10/2007 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, round 4 Fréjus FRA
The first round will be held at the Juan Carlos I Auditorium in Madrid, Spain, organized by the very experienced event organizer Last Lap (organizer of Red Bull X-Fighters and multiple Mountain Bike World Cup events). The BMX Supercross event will be accompanied by a Red Bull BMX
With qualifiers in 34 states, which kicked off on January 28th and concludes in mid-August, followed by three regional finals taking place in September, the 2007 REDLINE CUP Series is bound to be another hotly contested No.1 title chase. Tens of thousands of BMX racers will be chasing after the privilege of running the illustrious yellow-background No.1 of the Redline Cup.
Dates and locations of the three REDLINE CUP FINALS will be announced soon; with one in the Eastern, Central and Western regions. This is Redline’s 13th year of sponsoring this series; which was formerly called the “Gold Cup” – which makes Redline the ABA’s longest lasting sponsor on the circuit. For Redline, there is no better place to put your Event sponsorship support; as this is the premier “grassroots” race series in the United States – where RL Cup titles are available for all riders, in all classes – from Novice, Intermediate, Expert, to Girls and Cruiser racers.
Madison, WI, 2007 - After ten seasons (this time around) with the Mongoose BMX Race Team, Eric “Big Daddy” Rupe has left the team and headed for GT. Rupe began his relationship with Mongoose back in November of 1981. During the 1982 season, he was teammates with such legendary riders as Bobby Woods, Kevin Jackson, Jeff Kosmala, Kenny Knachman, Roland Veight and Tinker Juarez.
At the end of the 1982 season, he left the team for one year to pursue his pro BMX career goals and returned in January of 1984
February, 2007 - (San Diego, CA) Team Avent Bombshell rider Jarrett Kolich agreed to terms on a sponsorship agreement that will keep him on Avent and Bombshell products till the end of the 2008 BMX racing season. Jarrett’s immediate goals will be to secure a spot on USA Cycling’s High Performance Program by concentrating on the UCI/NBL Continental events, UCI Supercross and the BMX World Championship’s held in Victoria, Canada this summer. “Jarrett is a big part of our plans moving forward and we’ve recognized not only his talents, but his professionalism and work ethic. He’s the kind of athlete we want to support and we know he’s committed to winning more than ever this season,” says company founder and CEO, Gary Hickman.
Technical equipment does help sportsmen and women a lot nowadays. Visiting with Rob van den Wildenbergand his family did learn me that technical equipment used in bicycle track riding has found its way in BMX. On the pictures you can see a crank set that Rob is using during his training and practise sessions. Sensors and a chip do register the power put on the pedals by he rider. After each training session the information gathered can be shown on the computer and it reads the Watts that a rider has put on the pedals.
January 2007.There are many exciting things happening with BMX now that it has been accepted into the Olympics. Coming soon, information on the $ 100,000 Pro JAG BMX World Championship Final. In an exciting location! Look for the exciting TV Series on Versus TV Network (81 million homes weekly), Internet TV and worldwide TV with more than 300 million homes worldwide.
Cristian Becerine wins 3 out of 4 Elite Pro main events in Paradise! Round 3 of the 2007 NBL Pro series was held this past weekend, January 27-28, in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. For the 2nd time, the city of Barceloneta has put on one great NBL full bore national event with a city wide race promotion and organizing a huge event not only for BMX racers, but also for Mountain Biking and road racing. The event stared off as an event that was known as the RM59 tropical challenge. Pro Racer Robbie Miranda, who the event is named after, has helped promote BMX racing in Puerto Rico and this race is
Rider ABA BMX PRO wins this season: -AA PRO Danny Caluag – Intense/Socko - 4 -Woman’s PRO Alise "The Beast" Post – Formula/Action Sports Depot - 4 -PRO CRUISER Danny "Easy Money" Caluag – Intense/Socko - 3, Kenth Fallen – Supercross BMX - 1 -VET PRO Todd Parry – Socko Energy drink -2, Jason Carnes – Redline bikes - 2
ABA BMX PRO Standing through Volunteer Nationals:
AA PRO 1 DANNY CALUAG 1020 2 DEREK BETCHER 430 3 KYLE CUSHMAN 420 4 DONNY ROBINSON 408 5 RANDY STUMPFHAUSER 268 6 MIKE MOELLER 260