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BMX RACING NEWS - Thursday - December 8, 2016
|Throdwn BMX Adds Aluminum Frames and a Heavy-Hitter Team|
|Pictured (L to R): Jim Buchanan and Charlie Jahnke of Throdwn, and Renny Husada of Yess BMX|
|Earlier this year, Wisconsin-based BMX startup,
launched a fresh line of titanium BMX Racing frames
and cranks. The line sold-through
Dan's Comp, and
if you were walking the pits at the
USA BMX Grands,
you would have seen more than a few heading to
Throughout Grands weekend, visitors to the Throdwn pit got a first-look at our new aluminum frame. Now, we're stoked to show it off to BMX Mania readers.
Available in 13 sizes (listed below), Throdwn's proprietary tubing set is meticulously prepared, fabricated and finished by Yess BMX in Canada, a shop known the world-over for quality and consistency.
Our aluminum line is offered in three matte finishes, black, white and grey, with eight color-complimenting decal choices to set the vibe just the way you like it.
Available in January through Dan's Comp, Throdwn will be THE frame to beat in 2017. And that ain't just talk.....
FACTORY THRODWN 2017
A legit product needs a legit team backing up on raceday what the marketing guys say during the week. Throdwn is honored to announce that Jim Buchanan and his team of 21 stars will be the brand-new Throdwn Factory Team.
Watch for the team to make its debut at the 2017 USA BMX Silver Dollar Nationals in Las Vegas, January 13-15.
The full geometry table for the aluminum frames will be posted on www.throdwn.com within a few weeks, so check back often. All specs for our titanium frames and cranks are posted now.
Throdwn Aluminum Frame Sizes Micro, Mini, Junior, Expert, Expert XL, Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL, Pro XXXL, Mini 24, Expert 24, Pro 24, Pro XL 24
BMX RACING NEWS - Saturday - November 26, 2016
|FRIDAY'S PHOTOS FROM THE USABMX GRANDS ARE NOW POSTED ON BMXMANIA.COM!!!!!|
BMX RACING NEWS - Monday - November 21, 2016
Crupi.....Racing BMX Since 1982!
Celebrating "BMX Day" on the Streets of L.A. with SE Racing!
SE's, Todd Lyons & Kris Fox, rockn' BMX Day in L.A.
|Film/Edit: Ryan Guettler|
|On Nov. 14, 1970, the first-ever competitive BMX
race was held by Scot Breithaupt in Long Beach,
Six years ago in November, 2010, Los Angeles County proclaimed an official "BMX Day" to commemorate the sport's 40th anniversary.
This year nearly 400 BMXers joined together as one on the streets of Hollywood and LA to celebrate BMX's 46th anniversary.
It was definitely a wild scene at times! But of course that's to be expected when you get 100's of BMXers riding together in the name of BMX.
BMX RACING NEWS - Weekend Edition - November 12-13, 2016
|High/Low The BMX Podcast|
|Latest news in the|
|race world with|
|dale Holmes and Dr. J.|
You'll want to check out the NEW Podcast posted with BMX Legend and UCI World Champion, Dale Holmes along with AA Dr. Jason Richardson. Along with the new show, Dale is excited to announce that NOW they're available on I-tunes under the new name, High-Low, The BMX Podcast.
The BMXPodcast @highlowbmxpodcast subscribe and give us a follow on Instagram for all things BMX Racing related.
In this episode we've got news and views on the race world with Dale Holmes & Dr. Jason Richardson heading into the USA BMX Grand Nationals in a few weeks.
We wrap-up the last few rounds of the UCI World Cup, the USABMX Fall Nationals in Lake Perris and cover the latest, as we enter the "silly season" in the race industry.
Logo by Bryce Betts Designs
instagram link @highlowbmxpodcast
BMX RACING NEWS - Tuesday - November 8, 2016
|Rebel Run Sports Camp BMX|
|Launches Expansion Program!|
From Travis Postany, Owner and Founder of Rebel Run Sports Camp - You might not have heard much from us in the past few months, but I can assure you it's not because we haven't been busy. In fact, we've been busier than ever. Our goal from the beginning has always been to not just serve the BMX community, but to serve them well and to bring them a one of a kind experience you can't find anywhere else.
Those who have not been to our camp might be surprised to know that Rebel Run is literally in my backyard. While this was a perfect way to start, challenges come with it, the main challenge being the ability to grow and expand. I consider myself extremely blessed to be able to work with such a talented team, who has so many great ideas and visions, and we want to be able to bring these to life and share them with you. With that being said, we are extremely excited to announce there will be a new and improved Rebel Run Sports Camp opening in the summer of 2017.
This project will be done in 3 phases. Phase 1, to be completed by next summer, will consist of the lake, the BMX track and all that goes with that, a straight rhythm pump track, BMX trails, and the pro house. The pro house will be used as lodging for our camps until the completion of Phase 2 and will then open up for pros and top amateurs to live and train on site. Phase 2 will bring the tree house cabins, gym, ropes course, zip lines, and giant swing. Once phase two is complete we will also be operating as a youth camp for churches and organizations all around and in doing so will instantly introduce thousands of kids a year to the sport of BMX.
Phase 3 will bring a 20,000 sq ft indoor skate park and will also update some of the infrastructure such as paving the gravel roads and parking lot. Of course we will never be done building and dreaming up new stuff, but this is what's on the radar right now and what we have to look forward to. There's more good news. It's no secret that for the last 5 or so years Houston BMX has been in a bit of a rut. We owe the crew at Pearland BMX a huge thank you for keeping the sport going and keeping the kids on a track.
Now with Katy BMX up and going and the new 2020 worlds track in the works it seems Houston is quickly moving toward becoming one of the best BMX cities in the country and we want to be a part of that.
The new Rebel Run WILL BE A USA BMX SANCTIONED TRACK. Being located just off of Highway 105 in the heart of Lake Conroe we plan on offering many different programs to cater to all kids, students, and adults. Our programs and schedule will be posted closer to our opening date.
Although we've been open for almost 3 years we feel this is just the beginning for us. We consider it an absolute privilege to be able to share our dreams and visions and to work with every single one of you. We are looking forward to a great year.
|2017 Rebel Run Sports Camp Dates|
|We now have available weeks to book your private team or friends camps.|
|June 12-16 - June 26-30 - July 10-14|
|July 24-28 - August 7-11 - August 21-25|
BMX RACING NEWS - Thursday - November 3, 2016
|2017 usabmx national schedule released!|
BMX RACING NEWS - Tuesday/Wednesday - November 1&2, 2016
Chase BMX Race Report - USABMX Fall Nationals
|Joris Daudet takes the win and is on the podium both days!|
USA BMX 2016 National series had its last stop
before the Grand Nationals, and it was for the Fall
Nationals in Perris, CA.
Joris Daudet was ready to return to racing since his break after the Olympics and a small injury. As Perris is his home track, Joris was feeling good about the big weekend of racing and was ready to do battle with the worlds fastest BMX racers.
On Friday night, Joris rode the Perris track flawlessly, all the way into the AA Pro main event.
Lining up, he was looking to gain some valuable points to take over the USA BMX Points lead, that he has held for most of the season.
When the gate dropped, Joris was able to take the hole shot, and held the lead around the entire track, taking home his 6th USA BMX AA Pro National main event win of the season.
This was a huge night for Joris, as the injury he suffered at the Olympics was defiantly a let down, but this, his first race back since then, showed not only his determination to keep his #1 Plate, but also how well his rehab and training has paid off in just a few short weeks.
On Saturday, it would be another test of the Pro riders, as the longer format of racing would have them at the BMX track for 10 hours, racing with the full day of the USA BMX National.
After a long dry and dusty day, the Pros once again would line up on the gate for the man event, and Joris was once again one of the favorites to line up.
This time, it would be Maris Strombergs who would take the hole shot, with Joris and Anthony Dean battling it our for the 2nd and 3rd place spots for the day.
Joris would have a great bar to bar battle and would need to settle for 3rd for the day, but this score would give him even more points and the overall lead for the USA BMX #1 Pro title by a rather large margin, with just the Race of Champions and USA BMX Grands left to decide the 2016 #1 overall Pro.
Joris now heads into the USA BMX Grands over thanksgiving week and is looking to take his 2nd USA BMX AA Pro title and make 2016 his best year of BMX racing ever!
Make sure to follow @ChaseBicycles and @JorisDaudet to be on the journey to #winwithchase!
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BMX RACING NEWS - weekend update - October 28, 2016
|wanna take a trip around the world of BMX?|
|Check out worldofbmx.com!|
|Latvian BMXer, Jānis Grīnvalds invites
you to take a trip around the
World Of BMX with his awesome web site
www.WorldOfBMX.com that he has
developed after YEARS of hard work and labor of
www.WorldOfBMX.com is THE place where you can find a BMX race track if you are traveling, no matter what part of the world you are in. Select your destination and Voila!, you are off to a BMX track near you travel location.
It's also fun to just kind of fly around the world and check out places that you've always kind of wondered about. Have you ever wondered why the Dutch are so fast when it comes to BMX? Well, maybe it's because for such a small country, they have 48 BMX tracks and have 2.832 Active BMX tracks per One Million people! Ha! Now there's a fun BMX fact for ya! You can search out all of that kind of info on www.WorldOfBMX.com, no problem!
How bout the biggest countries for BMX? Well, the USA may weigh in with the largest total of track on WorldOfBMX.com with 336, but the tiny country of Curacao reigns supreme when it comes to "Track Per Million" with a TPM factor of 20.431 per one million folks! Of course, that's because they have three tracks with a very small island population, but you get the angle, right? Run those numbers on WorldOfBMX.com and see for your self, you might be surprised at the results.
For all the scoop, check out www.WorldOfBMX.com, and you can check in with the author of this cool site on Facebook at World Of BMX or Jānis Grīnvalds
BMX RACING NEWS - Weekend Update - October 21-23, 2016
|Dale Holmes Podcast with Eric Carter, Part one!|
the BEST BMX podcasts EVER!
Dale Holmes checks in with one of the greatest BMXers ever in the likes of Eric Carter, BMX Amateur and Pro Legend who has gone on to participate as one of the most prolific MTB racers as well.
This is quarantined to be entertaining and informative to the MAX for all BMXers, everywhere!
Check it out, HERE!
BMX RACING NEWS - Tuesday - October 18, 2016
|F-118 BMX frames and SWAT BMX carbon forks FROM ice fast bmx!|
|Frames: For availabilities and deliveries please
contact us via our website. Available in sizes Pro,
Pro XL, Pro XXL, Pro 3XL, Pro 4XL, Cruiser. Also
attached, the frames geometries for each size.
Forks: After the first model we presented several weeks ago, which had been tested by our team riders, we were not satisfied concerning stiffness and strength so we decided to build and launch our new approved tapered carbon fork (steering tube in carbon too, 5 mm thick), available for November in 20" (also accepts 1 3/8th wheels) and 24" at a price of 299 Euros (or $338 USD).
These forks were produced for 20mm axles (but delivered with 10mm adaptors to fit any standard)
This fork is delivered with its own specific expander (because of the thickness of the steering carbon tube) Weight: 479 gr for the 20" fork.
For more information concerning our distributors, dealers, team, products, and contact http://ice-element.com/.
BMX RACING NEWS - friday - October 14, 2016
HOUSTON AWARDED 2020
UCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!
Event to be hosted at brand-new North Houston Bike Park
DOHA, Qatar-Union Cyclist International / UCI announced today that Houston, Texas, has been selected as the site of the 2020 UCI BMX World Championships. The Harris County - Houston Sports Authority worked in conjunction with the United States Olympic Committee, USA Cycling, USA BMX and Greenspoint Redevelopment Authority to present the winning bid to the UCI.
The Championship event will take place May 26-May 31, 2020 at North Houston Bike Park. North Houston Bike Park, currently under construction, is part of a 30-acre extreme sports complex including a world-class BMX Race Track, concrete vert features, street course, pump tracks, tot track, bike trails and an outdoor events center that can seat approximately 3,500 guests. Janis Burke, Harris County - Houston Sports Authority, CEO said, "We are incredibly excited to be awarded the UCI BMX World Championships. Houston's brand-new North Houston Bike Park is truly impressive with great offerings and appealing fan fest areas than can be utilized in the green spaces surrounding the park. We are looking forward to building our cycling community with these facilities."
Adjacent to the Bike complex is North Houston Skate Park, the largest skate park in North America, featuring over 78,000 square feet of skateable surface, and Dylan Park, a park designed for children of varying abilities. The skate park had over 120,000 visitors this year, including skaters from 23 different countries. Sally Bradford, Executive Director of the Greenspoint Redevelopment Authority, said, "We are excited to host this incredible event and invite the world to enjoy this wonderful complex."
"I have no doubt that Houston will provide an exquisite route for riders to compete on, as well as provide outstanding hospitality to the athletes and guests," said Derek Bouchard-Hall, President / CEO of USA Cycling.
"USA BMX is absolutely thrilled that the UCI BMX World Championships will once again return to the US," stated USA BMX CEO, Bernard Anderson. "The North Houston Bike Park is going to be revolutionary in action sports and the participants of the World Championships will be treated to both an amazing venue and incredible Texas hospitality. We look forward to welcoming the world's best BMX riders to Houston."
BMX is cycling's newest Olympic discipline and is experiencing outstanding growth. Its popularity is widespread and UCI BMX World Championships have been organized in countries on five different continents. US Olympic Committee CEO, Scott Blackmun, said, "The USOC has worked diligently to be a meaningful partner in the worldwide Olympic Movement and the Harris County - Houston Sports Authority has been a great partner in this effort. I look forward to working with them in the run-up to 2020 UCI BMX World Championships."
The UCI BMX World Championships are held annually to crown a BMX World Cycling Champion and are expected to bring 3,000 amateur participants and 300 professional athletes from over 40 countries. Participants and their families are estimated to stay an average of 10 days in Houston. The UCI BMX World Championships will be the last stop before the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
BMX RACING NEWS - sunday - October 9, 2016
|Day One of the UCI BMX
Supercross World Cup / Sarasota is in the
books and BMX Mania
has the Hot Shots you want to see from the
2016 UCI SX Series final
Follow Jelle van Gorkum above to the DAY ONE PHOTO GALLERY, you know you want to!
BMX RACING NEWS - tuesday - October 4, 2016
|New & Improved Chromoly Elevn Race forks available, NOW!|
Elevn BMX has just launched an
updated line of Our Chromoly Forks. New forks design
and graphics for 10mm, 20mm, and OS20 forks are now
available. We offer a full range of 4130 chromoly
10mm, 20mm and OS20 forks perfect for the high
demands of a Supercross track, but still light
enough to keep your bike weight down. To
see all the new forks, visit - http://elevnracing.com/
Shown below are the new Mini/Jr, Expert, 7.0, and 8.0 10mm forks. See the full line up now on the Elevn website.
BMX RACING NEWS - Weekend Update - October 1-2, 2016
|DAY ONE PRACTICE PHOTOS FROM|
|UCI SX ROCK HILL!|
|CLICK HERE TO GO THERE!!!!!|
|The fourth round of the UCI BMX Supercross World
Cup kicked off Thursday at the beautiful Novant
Health BMX complex in Rock Hill, South Carolina and
the pros were out on the course getting things
dialed in under beautiful weather and perfect track
Turn out was a little light with the "Olympic Doldrums" in effect and many of the Top Pros / Olympic Participants were elsewhere, chillin', or whatever you do after you've spent years aiming at the Olympic BMX Experience and have some time off.
If you want to check out the action, CLICK HERE to visit our Rock Hill SX Race Report Page to see the Elites in action on one of the best BMX race tracks, EVER!
BMX RACING NEWS - thursday - September 22, 2016
|Corsa Racewear announces the new WARRIOR Collection|
|September, 2016 - Corsa Racewear is excited to announce the new WARRIOR Collection launch for the Fall of 2016. Corsa will offer not only an adult line, but a youth line in 4 amazing colors. Also for the first time, Corsa will be introducing its WARRIOR Collection into the motocross market. The BMX race scene will always be our "grass roots", however, this is a very positive time to expand into the MX market. We are enthusiastic here at Corsa with our new design and colors for this upcoming Fall.|
|The new Warrior Collection will be unveiled at the
Cape Coral BMX track during the first SSA Florida Cup
Series event on September 30th. Also at the UCI BMX
Supercross World Cup, October 7-9th 2016 at the new
Sarasota BMX SX track.
The WARRIOR line will offer lightweight race gloves, athletic fitting race pants with zippered pocket and adjustable Velcro waist belt for maximum fit. The WARRIOR jersey designed for the athlete in mind, will offer the Corsa Racewear signature pocket on the upper arm, along with impressive detailed graphics. Corsa will also produce an athletic dry fit apparel line, offering athletes training gear while off the track.
Corsa Racewear was founded by Stephen Gerardi in the Fall of 2010 and opened for business in 2011 at the last National Bicycle League (NBL) Grand Nationals held in Louisville, Kentucky. Our mission continues -- provide the best quality racewear to BMXers, mountain bikers, motocross racers and other cyclists around the world.
Check out Corsa Racewear's brand new website at corsaracewear.com or at corsabmx.com and there you can view the new Warrior Collection products. As always be sure to "Like" us at facebook.com/corsaracewear and or follow us on instagram.com.
In memory of my stepdad Patrick Mahr, March 24, 1954 - September 2, 2016
BMX RACING NEWS - friday - September 16, 2016
|LKI RELEASES NEW BODI TURNER SIGNATURE GLOVE|
|Rapidly expanding Australian wheels-and-water
lifestyle brand, LKI
has released an all-new Limited Edition signature glove
for professional BMX athlete Bodi Turner,
The Straya Glove.
Available in one colourway to suit the Australian colours, the Straya glove has been developed from the help of rigorous feedback from our LKI athletes across wheels & water, including development & design inspiration drawn from 2016 RIO athlete Bodi Turner.
Features of the new Straya glove include synthetic clarino leather, a palm durable spandex mould for optimal comfort and fit, digital sublimated prints and silicone palm and fingerprints for increased control.
LKI pro Bodi Turner is excited to release the Straya glove to the market.
"Being an LKI athlete is like being a part of one big family" Turner says "When Jason called me about creating a signature glove I couldn't have been more pumped to be working with them on the design and development. I have worn the LKI lifestyle and glove range for over 3 years and to see not only the first signature glove being released in the BMX industry by LKI, but creating colours that really make me proud of my country and journey. I am excited to be releasing this limited edition glove at the QLD BMX National titles next week."
The Straya is to be released at the BMX QLD Titles at Sleeman's Complex from 19th -25th September at the LKI tent, pricing is $39.99 (adult sizes), and $34.99 (youth sizes).
Stockists may order directly through www.loosekid.com/stockists To stay up-to-date with LKI, 'Like' LKI Clothing on Facebook or 'Follow' @lkibrand on Instagram and lkiclothing on Snapchat. Visit www.loosekid.com for further information on LKI.
ABOUT LKI ..... LKI (Loosekid Industries) is an Australian owned and run action sports and lifestyle brand that promotes, develops and embraces the culture of action sports with a drive to create and innovate style and performance. Since its inception in 2007 LKI continues to stand for the values of both innovation and determination. LKI is about living the action sports lifestyle and, with a growing stable of high profile, talented athletes, has evolved into a lifestyle brand that focuses on both wheels and watersports.
BMX RACING NEWS - thursday - September 8, 2016
|Connor Fields Surprises School With Visit|
|BMX Olympic Gold Medalist
and Chase BMX Factory Pro,
Connor Fields is back home from Rio and back to
his "Day to Day" life and what is he doing? Back in
school and U of Las Vegas and sharing Gold Medal Moments
with a family and their son that have meant a lot to
From Connor.....2 days after I returned home from the Olympics in Rio I went and visited a very special friend of mine, Charlie. Charlie survived brain cancer and now is doing great in the 5th grade. I surprised him and the rest of his classmates at an assembly and Charlie and I shared a pretty special moment.
BMX RACING NEWS - Saturday - September 3, 2016
USABMX DERBY CITY NATIONAL/FRIDAY PHOTOS POSTED!
|CHECK EM OUT AT OUR DERBY CITY NATIONAL PHOTO GALLERY!|
|click here, at bmxmania.com/usabmxderby.htm|
BMX RACING NEWS - Thursday - September 1, 2016
|Dale Holmes Olympic Wrap-Up Podcast|
|Awe, yes! The boys are at it again, BMX Legend,
Dale Holmes and
Dr. of BMX, Jason
Richardson have laid down a mighty
It's Post Olympic time, and after years of effort, Three Men and Three Women now stand alone at the top of the BMX Olympic Podium. Was it worth it?
How bout that track? Do Winners say perfect and Losers cry foul?
Was there a Big, Bad, Berm Jump, Grim Reaper of Doom?
Did the glaring sun drenched colors on the track really have anything to do with Who Was Who for BMX in Rio?
Was the Men's Olympic Final the best lap EVER in BMX?
All this and much more will be discussed, debated, ranted and podded in the BMX Pro Podcast Show!
BMX RACING NEWS - Tuesday - August 30, 2016
|The UCI BMX SX World Cup is coming to Sarasota, FL|
THE WORLDS FASTEST ARE COMING TO SARASOTA!
SRQ BMX and Visit Sarasota is proud to bring the 2016 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup finals to Sarasota on . Donít miss out on the chance to watch the fastest BMX riders in the world including the newly crowned 2016 Olympic Champions on the new Sarasota SX track!
Action guaranteed! 150 riders from 30 countries are coming to Sarasota!
THE BMX SX WORLD CUP
The World Cup is not your traditional BMX event. In
addition to the high speed action by the world's
best, there will be live music, DJ's, beer garden,
food stands and a large expo area to check out the
latest and greatest products in BMX.
World Cup Qualification and Time Trials
|Get Your Tickets Now!|
BMX RACING NEWS - Wednesday - August 24, 2016
|BMX Mania Olympic Review!|
BMX RACING NEWS - thursday - August 18, 2016
|Mariana Pajon And Joris Daudet|
|Win Olympic BMX Seeding Rounds!|
COMPLETE TIME TRIAL / SEEDING RESULTS
If ya didn't get a chance to check out the BMX Olympic Time Trials today, BMX Mania sat around and collected some Screen Grabs from the AWESOME nbcolympics.com live streaming coverage.
It was some of the best TV coverage EVER of BMX Racing! Great Job, NBC! Check it out, sports fans, your favorite BMXers in action. (Sorry, but I didn't get my Screen Grabbing skills dialed in well until the Men's Seeding runs began, sorry ladies, but you WERE awesome!)
|Mariana Pajon, Rio 2016.||Alise Post airin' it out for the big crowd.||Niek Kimman takes a break after practice.||FRA Guy, Amidou Mir.||Twan van Gendt, Dutch Army!|
MORE COMING THURSDAY MORNING, PLEASE CHECK BACK!
BMX RACING NEWS - Monday - August 15, 2016
|J&B Importers Acquire|
MIAMI, FLORIDA - August 15, 2016 - J&B
Importers has acquired Alienation, the Mill
Valley, CA based BMX aftermarket and OEM
component brand best known for penetrating
the BMX market with the first front specific
BMX rim, and for its wheel systems using TCS
(Tubeless Compatible System), licensed from
Alienation will continue to operate independently with its existing management team led by industry veteran, Zach Taylor. The transaction is effective immediately. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"We see a tremendous opportunity in the Alienation brand and look forward to continuing the development of TCS compatible products. Moving the wheel building process in-house will allow us to quickly adapt spec, control quality, and provide healthy margins for the IBD." said Mitch Gurdjian, co-chief executive officer of J&B.
Taylor, Alienation's founder, will continue to lead operations in to the foreseeable future. Order processing for Alienation products will be intergrated within J&B's existing system. Alienation's supply chain will remain largely unchanged.
"We started Alienation ten years ago to offer inherently better products," Taylor said. "We have had amazing success to date and are excited about joining forces with J&B. J&B has a significant reach within the IBD, making them a natural fit. We look forward to further propelling forward with tubeless within BMX. We have some exciting new developments. We just signed an agreement to utilize Kappius' rear hub internals for BMX. I am really excited by these developments."
In the 2017 model year, brands including Haro/Premium, Kink and Redline will feature Alienation rims on upcoming models, according to Taylor. Alienation and Taylor will be attending Interbike in J&B booth #8195.
BMX RACING NEWS - friday - August 5, 2016
|chase bicycles 2017 edge line of completes, available now!|
For more info, please visit CHASEBICYCLES.COM
BMX RACING NEWS - Wednesday - August 3, 2016
|DALE HOLMES RACING|
|Check it out, Sports Fans! Dale Holmes at DHR
Racing has launched a Super Cool video about their
BMX Pro For A Week Summer Camp!
What kid doesn't want to go to Summer Camp and get to hang out with BMX Pros, learn to race on super cool bikes and win trophies and cop a load of Free Stuff!
Evidently a whole ton of kids in California want to do it cuz, this sweet video tells the story.
New Dale Holmes Racing, BMX Pro For A Week YMCA Summer Camp Edit by Justin Kosman. gotta have it!
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