At the NBL Freedom Nationals in Woodbridge, VA, BAWLS rider Matt “Ruckus” Pohlkamp rode hard all weekend to land a few impressive moto wins and a second place finish on Day 2! Sporting his custom BAWLS Cherry helmet, Matt has been training hard in Ohio and in California and will be representing his favorite drink all summer long. The boys of Intense/BAWLS were at it again at the ABA East Coast Nationals in Spartanburg, SC! Fresh off his huge World Cup win in Australia, David “The Hermanator” Herman continued to turn heads with a first place win on Day 1! David’s teammate and 2007 ABA #1 Pro Danny “Easy Money” Caluag showed everyone why he’s #1 with a first place finishes on both 20 in and Cruiser on Day 2!
The American Bicycle Association (ABA) "The Sanctioning Body of BMX", continues its diligent promotion of the sport. Now, after weeks of preparations, negotiations and working with the bicycle industry and supportive sponsors it announces a spotlight appearance on NBC's Today Show. NBC's leading morning news and information show has scheduled a demonstration and feature of BMX, the newest Olympic sport for Wednesday, April 30th 2008.
The Today Show will feature USA's top BMX Olympic hopefuls Kyle Bennett, Donny Robinson and Arielle Martin. The true excitement is that an actual dirt BMX track will be constructed in Rockefeller Plaza for this first ever demonstration. The abbreviated track will feature a starting hill with electronic gate, a 120' straight, a roller section and a 16" double jump for Kyle, Donny and Arielle to showcase their skills. It's even rumored that some of the hosts of the show may even give it a try.
Cycling Australia and BMX Australia are pleased to announce the team to contest the 2008 BMX World Championships being raced in Taiyuan, China from 29 May to 1 June. Elite Men -Jared Graves (Toowoomba, Qld -16/12/1982) -Kamakazi (Jimboomba, QLD -08/03/1981) -Luke Madill (Cranebrook, NSW -28/05/1980) -Khalen Young (Kelmscott,WA - 20/11/1984)
In order to keep our BMX racing viewers happy GO211.com will be webcasting the ABA East Coast National from Spartanburg, NC. Prior to the weekends webcast GO211.com will have highlights from the previous Pro Series race. So if you're watching the ABA BMX event you will see Highlights of Pro racing from the Super Nationals
In what is probably one of the weirdest and quickest Double A Pro switches since the Redline/Haro Griggs/King team switch of the early 90's it seems that Supercross and Crupi are doing a little pro swapping. After just over 1 month on the Supercross Factory team Tyler Brown left for the Green of Team Crupi leaving an opening on the Supercross Factory Roster.
Not wanting to fill the vacancy with just any AA Pro as we want a rider that has loyalty to the program and is as nice to the kids and fans
The American Bicycle Association (ABA BMX) has renewed its agreement with American Suzuki Motor Corporation as the official motorcycle and ATV of the 2008 ABA BMX (Bicycle Motocross) racing series. The 2008 ABA BMX Race Series consists of 27 National events and 15 Pro Series events throughout North America.
Earlier this year UGP and the National Bicycle League (NBL) joined forces to revamp NBL’s Open program and the new UGP Open Series was born. In addition to more than $4,000 in spot prizes at the NBL Pro Events, all riders who make 2 Open mains at National events will be qualified to enter the UGP Open Championship. And it gets even better – Any riders who make 4 or more mains are qualified