-REDLINE’S NEW RACE RIG HITS THE ROAD FOR 2008 Even with a gimped-out driver, the brand new REDLINE Race Rig will be on the road and hittin’ up all of the major BMX events throughout the year … well, except for those big ones in China. Look for Redline’s new 32-foot trailer at an ABA or NBL national event near you;
The first round of the UCI SX series just finished. Latvian One Bicycles rider Arthurs Matisons took the win beating the four Americans (Robinson, Brown, Bennett, Cisar), Willers, Jiminez Caicedo and sole Dutch finalist Arno Kanis. The indoor race was shown live on Freecaster.tv and Naran and Sergio Layos took part of the BMX dirt jump entertainment. Naran received a trophy for some reason, I guess the crowd judged the dirt jump event and double
If you're waiting for tonight's Supercross BMX race and have some time to kill, you might want to read about the Olympic programs that some of the countries are putting on. Over in the USA a complete replica of the 2008 Beijing Olympic BMX track was built in Chula Vista and the top USA riders have a cabin close to the track where they can live in and live the BMX life towards the big day in August. The track was opened by some US Cycling bigwigs and BMX legends like Toby Henderson, Eddy King, Stu Thompson, Dave
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced that Winning Medicine International (WMI Corp.) will be the official medical partner for all UCI BMX events in 2008. The aim of this new partnership is to offer BMX athletes a medical service with maximum security and top first aid treatment at all UCI events. The season gets under way with the first leg of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Madrid on February 8th and 9th.
WMI Corp. is a medical management company with worldwide
BAWLS Guarana – the drink of choice for BMXers everywhere - today announced the signing of a multi-year sponsorship deal with the American Bicycle Association (ABA)! Through the partnership, BAWLS will continue to support the “Sanctioning Body of BMX” and its nationwide network of tracks through 2009. “Many of our most memorable and most successful events in 2007 were ABA races and we are proud to be on board with their team for two more years,”
Madrid is to host the first leg of the five stages of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup and Freecaster.tv will be streaming Live from the finals on Saturday 9 February at 18:30 CET. BMX racing is a new discipline for Freecaster to cover so they’re starting with the first major event of the 2008. 100 competitors from 20 countries will be watched by a 10.000 strong crowd in the Palacio de Deportes arena in Madrid but those who can’t make it to the venue can tune into www.freecaster.tv/bmx to catch all the action, as it happens, in high quality.
Freecaster.tv has always been dedicated to delivering the best action sport content and recently it has really been pushing the boundaries further on Live streaming with an increase in quality of streams and also in viewer figures.
Coverage of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup is another great
The 2008 season has started off with a bang here at Supercross, first we had Sammy Cools double at the Christmas Classic to take the lead in not only the UCI North American points, but also the UCI International standings, and then we had Kenth Fallen step up to be the new Sheriff in town in the Vet Pro Class. Reno started out with Kenth being sick but still pulled off a 1st on Saturday and a Second on Sunday in the ABA Vet Pro class, tying up points with Dale Holmes for the title chase, then the next weekend came the NBL Goodyear
Imagine a weekend full of learning and idea-sharing that brings together the growing family of NBL Track Directors, Clerks, Volunteers, and Staff under one roof. That's what the Annual Competition Congress is all about and this year, more than 200 delegates will converge in Dublin, Ohio for the 3-day event. The NBL conducts a wide variety of seminars to help volunteers run their local and state programs more efficiently. The seminars cover a wide range of topics including Running a Local Program, Promotions, Track Maintenance, Refereeing, Clerking, and Medical Training.
The American Bicycle Association (ABA) is proud to announce that Intense BMX has signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with the ABA. Intense BMX are the makers of the most popular frame in BMX, the Podium Series, 20 different complete bikes, and the most popular tires in BMX. Their products fit in very well with our programs, as the ABA is the best in BMX.