Today we made it over to the second to last Grand Prix of Motocross of the 2008 season. In the MX1 and MX2 class nothing has been decided yet so the riders gave it their all on the heaviest sand track of the world to score some points towards a good end result. In the women class the championship was decided and the champion is from France. Marc de Reuver won the MX1 class and Tyla Rattray doubled in MX2.
We are very excited to be sponsoring Olympic athletes here in Psykopath, Augusto Castro and Sergio Salazar, were in China representing Columbia and Psykopath. Psykopath has always been around since the early 80's since Carl the owner got the bmx bug in him, from just a neighborhood street club, that later became a small local race team when Carl's three boys started racing in the 90's, Then in Mid 2004 Carl decided to to start a full factory race and street team and design frames from the riders themselves.
The Old School gatherings are taking off. BMXmuseum.com put on a show in Oregon and riders like Mike Dominguez, Scotty Freeman, Brian Blyther, Scott Breithaupt and Ron Wilkerson showed up to check out the super clean bikes from the past. We've got the show results here for you and a few pics: -Best of Show (TIE) - Ghostrider's 82' PK Ripper & Mark's 90's Jag -Best 70's - Roc and his Champion -Best 80's - Aaron and his GJS -Crusier - Aaron again for his Bling Bling Chrome Kuwahara 24'
In continuation of the brand’s commitment to BMX racing, BAWLS Guarana announced the launch of a limited-edition line of BMX racing-branded cans, now available nationwide. Proceeds from the sales of these BMX cans will go to support the growth of BMX racing in the US. Fresh off the sport’s debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics, BMX racing is a still-growing force in the extreme sports community. Proceeds from all BAWLS BMX can sales will be donated to the American Bicycle Association (ABA) – the nation’s leading
With four REDLINE Global Team members - Damien Godet (France), Manuel DeVecchi (Italy), Rob van den WILDENBERG and Raymon van der BEIZEN (both from The Netherlands) in the Semi’s, there was the rare possibility that Flight bikes could’ve filled half of the gate in the Olympic main. But REDLINE would gladly settle for 2 out of the 8.
GT Bicycles is proud to announce that team rider Mike Day has won the silver medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing China! Teammate Jill Kintner, the sole American woman competing in BMX, won the bronze medal in the women’s race. Santa Clarita, CA’s Day earned silver medal honors with his brilliant racing at the Laoshan BMX Complex tonight. Fighting his way through qualifiers, quarterfinals and semifinals amongst a field of 32 of the world’s best BMX Race competitors, Mike found himself among the top eight riders on the planet battling for a top three finish.
Maris Strombergs of Latvia kept a cool head in a heated Men's race to carve a narrow victory as BMX made its Olympic debut on Friday, August 22. Strombergs grabbed the decisive lead in the first corner and rode with smooth confidence to win the gold medal as rivals crashed in his wake. Americans Mike Day and Donny Robinson each avoided a costly spill in the second turn to win silver and bronze, respectively, in the eight-man final.
Anne-Caroline Chausson of France won the gold medal while pre-race favorite Shanaze Reade of Great Britain crashed out to finish last in the Women's race as BMX made its Olympic debut on Friday, August 21.Laetitia le Corguille of France avoided three pile-ups in the final to claim silver, while US athlete Jill Kintner edged Sarah Walker of New Zealand to score bronze.
Reade overcame a first-run crash in the semifinals to qualify for the