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archived news / May 2013



Greg Hill, the Head Guy over at GHP BMX gives one of the best clinic / camps in the sport of BMX.

Now, you can have the combined knowledge of decades of BMX Excellence for an entire weekend of training at the Greg Hill Home Camp.

Greg can hook you up with the complete deal......A whole weekend with one of the best trainers in BMX right at the GHP Ranch in beautiful Southern California!!!!

An in house pump track, Pro Gate gate starts, sprints, lodging, good food, Greg's got it ALL goin' on!

Check out all the details, HERE





Straight from the Argentina UCI Supercross race, Tioga BMX brings you a great interview with Mariana Pajon, the Elite Women's BMX Gold Medalist.

Mariana was stoked to be racing high level Supercross BMX at the Argentina SX Race and shared some deep thoughts in this sweet video, all from the BMX geniuses at TiogaBMX on Vimeo.


Check out this video of Kurt Pickard preparing before heading over to America for 6 weeks to get some USABMX race action in before returning to his home base in late July for the UCI BMX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS in Auckland, New Zealand.

If you're at a U.S. national in the next few weeks, check out Kurt, he's got the goods and always on the lookout to make new friends in BMX!







Check it out, Sports Fans! AC is giving away her UCI SX Manchester number plate! That's a nice piece of BMX memorabilia for your collection!

Like the idea? Check out "Amanda Carr's Quest", you gotz to watch the video to win the number plate! Hurry, Time's Gettin' Short!


AT IT AGAIN! Another Alienation build on a 2013 Kink Hamlin Pro Bike. Last year Chris Ortega won the set up and this year this sexy beast can be yours. Check the photo for specs.

So how do you win? We want to see the most beat up ride with the best rims. Worst shit box on the BEST rims takes the bike.

Submit your photos to our FaceBook page to enter and encourage your friends to like your ride! CONTEST ENDS JUNE 21ST SO GET ON IT AND GOOD LUCK!


Just days after X Games Barcelona, Red Bull continues its hunt for the most promising up and coming BMX and skate stars!

For your chance to be spotted, simply film your signature move and upload your video by July 5th and skate legend Steve Caballero and BMX icon Mike Escamilla could pick you to compete in an amateur contest at X Games Los Angeles.

The six finalists from each discipline will each receive an all-expenses trip to X Games while the overall winners will also get their video professionally produced by Red Bull.

Comments Mike Escamilla: “Technology and social media is at an all-time high and can impact the future of young athletes. I am all for being a part of Red Bull Phenom which showcases all of these things! Futhermore, being part of the X Games puts you in homes all over the world which no other event can do on that scale.”

What are you waiting for? Pick up a camera, capture your craziest move and upload it to our website. This is your chance to be discovered! To enter, upload it to YouTube under the title ‘Red Bull Phenom’ and register on our site,

More Information: The competition is open until July 5th to non-pros between the ages of 15 and 19. Six BMX and four skate finalists will be chosen based on their video entries. Two additional skate finalists will come from the comp circuit — one from Volcom Wild in the Parks AM Series and another from the Element Make it Count Series.

Photo / Red Bull Content Pool


London Olympic silver medal BMX rider Sarah Walker will proudly carry a brand synonymous with New Zealand cycling at July’s UCI BMX World Championships in Auckland with news that Avanti is once again set to make its mark in the world of BMX.


Sheppard Cycles is the New Zealand Company that engineers and distributes the Avanti brand of bikes throughout New Zealand and Australia and has in recent years supported World Champion pursuit rider Alison Shanks and the Pure Black Racing Team and in 2013 the Huon Salmon Genesys Pro Cycling Team.


Now the brand is set to feature once again in the world of BMX bikes with the race bikes carrying the iconic New Zealand Avanti brand from August 2013, with Walker, Tahlia Hansen, Kurt James, Max Macready and Richard McLachlan amongst the first to enjoy the best in Kiwi engineering.


Walker rode the 2014 Avanti branded prototype for the first time today and will take the bike with her to the USA as she prepares for the July 24 - 28 UCI World Championships at Vector Arena (WWW.BMXWORLDSNZ.COM)


“I have been a professional athlete racing BMX for a number of years and I absolutely love what I do,” said Walker. “The preparation, training and of course the execution of race plans is critical.  However, I have also learned that another key to a top performance is surrounding myself with top quality equipment and people who have as much passion and commitment to succeed as I do. 


“I have been involved with the Avanti family for a number of years now and they have been an integral part of my success.  The team believe in what I do and are always looking for ways to continue to adapt and improve my frame technology and equipment.  I am excited to be able to represent all that Avanti stands for and showcase this when I am training and racing.   


“It is a fantastic feeling when competing on the international stage as a New Zealander and knowing that I have the backing of a strong, NZ brand like Avanti.  These guys have over 25 years in the bike industry with their first bikes being BMX so these guys truly know what they are doing.  This knowledge and commitment is totally reflected in the bike I ride and just adds to my confidence.


“I am really excited about taking Avanti all the way to Rio 2016.  Like me, Avanti believe in the success of New Zealanders and that if we work together you can be the absolute best in the World.”


John Oldale leads the BMX design team at Avanti and spoke of the work that has gone into the development of the new frameset.


“The Avanti Team issue frameset was developed in conjunction with our team riders,” said Oldale, Avanti BMX Bicycle Product Manager.


“The initial design brief was to come up with something that was light, fast and stiff giving the rider the ultimate advantage out of the gate and down the first straight. In order to do this we needed to develop a back end that was incredibly stiff yet had no weight penalty. We chose to use custom shaped tubes made out of Kinesis K7 alloy which offers a strength-to-weight ratio and produces a very strong but lightweight frame.


“The frame also features a BB30 PF bottom bracket which is a technology borrowed from road bikes allowing for a larger crank axle and bearings. The rear hub is custom made for Avanti and uses a 15mm axle which is 5mm larger than a standard BMX race axle, once again making the overall package stiff. The hub has 120 points of engagement – meaning that there is little to no slip on the chain for immediate pick-up out of the gate. To finish the frame off we have used “double pass” welds to help reduce stress and increase fatigue life.”


The move to reengage the Avanti brand in BMX racing sees the company go full circle from the very first bike produced by the company to once again proudly providing world class framesets to the best riders in the world.


“Sheppard’s are excited to re-introduce the Avanti brand back in the BMX race scene – the grass roots of where the company began over 30 years ago,” said Bob Boniface, Sheppard Cycles Managing Director.  


“It completes the circle of high performance athletes we support under the Avanti brand with the likes of Alison Shanks and Cameron Brown and supports our drive to grow and support top level competitive cycling in NZ.  


“We are looking forward to the range being released in August and are excited to be part of the sponsorship group helping bring the UCI World Champs to Auckland this coming July with Sarah, Max, Tahlia and Kurt all to race on the new Avanti frame.”












Chula Vista, Calif. (May 15, 2013) — All five members of the 2012 Olympic team will be competing alongside more of the country's best BMX riders vying for Stars-and-Stripes jerseys on Saturday, May 18, at the 2013 USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships. The racing begins at 11 a.m. PDT at the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

The elite men's field includes 2012 Olympians Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./BMX Racing Group-Chase Bicycles), David Herman (Wheat Ridge, Colo./Free Agent Bikes) and Nic Long (Lakeside, Calif./Haro Bicyles), as well as 2008 Olympic silver medalist Mike Day (Valencia, Calif./GT Bikes). Fields, last year's national champion, is fresh off his wins at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, last weekend where he dominated the competition, winning both the superfinal time trial and the main event.

Herman has reached the podium at each of the last two national championships, earning a silver medal in 2011 and a bronze medal last year. He also placed fifth at the world championships last year. Long was the 2010 national champion and was runner-up to Fields in last year's competition. Day is also a three-time world championship medalist, winning silver in 2005 and 2009, and coming home with a bronze medal in 2006.

Olympian Alise Post (St. Cloud, Minn./Redline USA) is seeking her third consecutive elite national championship after becoming the first-ever back-to-back champion last year. Post will face stiff competition from 2012 Olympic teammate Brooke Crain (Visalia, Calif./Haro Bicycles) and Olympic team qualifier Arielle Martin (East Spanaway, Wash./Intense BMX), who placed seventh in the supercross final at the World Cup in Argentina on Saturday. Crain opened the World Cup season last month with a second-place finish in Manchester, England.

Motos begin at 11 a.m. with the juniors women, followed by the juniors men, elite women and elite men. Semifinals start at 12:15 p.m. with the final rounds slated for 12:40 p.m.

Admission and parking at the USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships is free.

For updated news, schedule of events, photo gallery, results and more, visit the 2013 USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships page. You can also follow the event on Twitter using the hashtag #BMXNats.

Check out BMX Mania, Sunday for race action coverage and photo gallery from the USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championship!!!!!


Every two years, the most talented athletes from around the world prepare to follow their dreams and take their place in history at the Olympic Games. The only documentary about the London 2012 Olympic Games supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), FIRST: The Story of the London 2012 Olympic Games follows 12 first-time Olympic athletes on their journey from their homes in different corners of the globe to meet their fate in London.

Presented by NCM Fathom Events, New Moon and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), this exclusive one-night event in select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 PM (local time) features the uplifting stories of 12 young warriors.

The event includes exclusive personal interviews with America’s swimming sweetheart Missy Franklin, gymnastics hero John Orozco, boxing legend Queen Underwood and Australian BMX daredevil Caroline Buchanan as they discuss how the London 2012 Olympic Games changed their lives forever.


USA theater release of "First" Official 2012 London Olympics Film (30th May) - More info: Tickets, locations etc:  WWW.FATHOMEVENTS.COM/#!FIRST/MORE-INFO/THEATERLOCATIONS



Amanda Carr has wrapped up her 7th vLog! She's posting new videos on YouTube every Tuesday highlighting her week. Subscribe and follow her each week as she pursues an Olympic Birth in 2016 for Thailand!










The J&R team posted some good scores over the weekend with 212 points on Saturday and 219 points on Sunday to win both days at the U.S. Nationals in Bakersfield, California in team competition.  It was a full team turn-out except for Geoffrey Banser from Florida. 


Highlights of the weekend include Lauren Whisler doubling in 17-20 girls, Shayne Lewis doubling in 12x, and Michael Weatherford doubling in 28-35x.  Ryan Pettigrew made his return from collar bone surgery (plate & screws) and finished strong with a 1st and 2ndplace in 15x despite a bad crash in Saturday’s first round action. 


You can check out Ryan’s race and interview in the link below (Video #1).  Our newest rider Joshua Veron, shown in picture below, doubled in 10 cruiser and took two 4th place finishes in 10x.  Zack Van Kammen had some bad luck with a hard crash in Saturday’s 17-18x main (Video #2 below). 


Jack  Bakken got a 3rd and 4th in 8 cruiser and a 5th in Saturday’s 8x main.  Levi Pope made 3 out of 4 mains in 14x and 13-14 open.  Stella Sunseri took a 4th and 7th place in 7 girls and Leinani Peralta took a 2nd and 3rd in 11 girls.  Kamren Larsen finished with a 3rd place in Saturday’s 13x main, and a couple of mains in 13-14 open.  Kevin Shankel, A Pro, had some good laps, but just fell shy of making the main both days.


Next team race will be Salt Lake City, June 8th & 9th.  Zack Van Kammen will be competing at the Elite Championships in Chula Vista later this month.

 VIDEO? Check it here ..... HTTPS://VIMEO.COM/65665945 ..... HTTPS://VIMEO.COM/65581552


Kerstin Meyer, formerly Fritscher, with 4 world titles, 3 European titles, one World-Cup Overall Win and altogether 25 German Champion Titles the most successful German BMX-rider, changes to Supercross bicycles effective immediately.

Kerstin, who was – for more than 17 years – well known on a Redline and was known as “Ms. Redline”, returns to the brand she was riding until 1995.

With her, the complete German Redline-Team of the year 2012 changes to Supercross.

Including: German Champion and National ranking N°2 Boys 15/16 Philip Mühlner, Fabian Otto Elite N° 1 und national series winner 2012, as well as Samuel Kern and Tim Schmidt.

The team will run under the Supercross colors and the name "Factory Team Germany".






Round 2 of the UCI BMX SX World Cup series started with a 26hr flight to Santiago del Estero Argentina from California where I am based. I was looking forward to racing after not having the start I wanted two weeks earlier in Manchester UK. I was a little stressed about my luggage making it to my final destination with a lot of connecting flights and layovers.

Bags arrived safe and the stress seemed to disappear immediately and was ready to get the weekends racing on the way. The weather was very warm and dry in Argentina, very similar to what its like where I’m based in Southern California. I had my nutritionist Shaun Waison fly over from South Africa to help me with driving around and taking on the role of team manager so I could focus on the race. We settled in quick and spent the week adjusting to the conditions.

The track was outdoor which has always suited my style of racing. Practice went well and I was looking forward to time trials which was unusual as I am not a good TT rider but have been working on it lately to improve in that area. During the TT on Friday I managed to put in a clean lap and qualified midway in the top 64 that go through and race.

Saturday rolled on and I was ready to race. I felt good all week leading up to the race and everything was clicking. The heats went great with no big mistakes, managed to qualify out with a 1st 2nd and a 2nd. Quarters finals were stacked and I knew that I had to get out the gate quickly and into a safe position as soon as possible to avoid getting in a situation that could see me not qualify for the semis. I won my quarters and made it to the semi final.

Semis were up next and the laps were coming quicker than what I expected. I had a good start from the outside and managed to put my bike in 2nd over the finish line transferring to the main event. As I rolled over to the pit to do a little recovery ride the elite women were already loaded in the gate for the main event. I thought that the break between semis and the main event was a little short but I guess its the same for everyone.

When the main event gate was being loaded, my legs felt a little heavy but knew I had enough in me for another solid lap. I blew my start but managed to flight through the pack, avoid a crash and finished 6th.

Overall I am happy with the way I raced and hope to keep improving over the next few weeks and perform better at the next few races.








Reade wins two in a row!


12 May 2013 / From UCI BMX Supercross / GSX - Connor Fields and Shanaze Reade won the men’s and women’s main event of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Santiago Del Estero, Argentina on Saturday on 11th May 2013. The two riders were both leading the finals in the first turn to eventually secure victory. The town of Santiago Del Estero lived up to its reputation. The local organizing committee and the Governor of Santiago Del Estero pulled out all the stops to put on a world-class show.

Women: Showdown between Reade and Pajon
Early on it was obvious. This would be a showdown between Shanaze Reade (GBR) and Olympic Gold Medalist, Mariana Pajon (COL). Both showed speed and grace in their heats. The young Olympic Bronze Medalist, Laura Smulders (NED) also showed good form throughout the heats but was just a little bit off the pace of the fastest two girls in the world. The Diaz sisters from Argentina did not disappoint the fans and both made it through to the semi-finals.

The final proved to be the race of the day with Reade taking the lead early on, it was Pajon however who made her move on the final turn coming up side by side with Reade and from their it was race on for the line. Reade managed to get in front on the line by less than half a wheel to take the title and the double on the weekend after winning the Time Trial Super Final on Friday. This was a repeat of her Manchester performance in round one of the UCI BMX Supercross World Tour and places Reade firmly on top of the series leaders table. Laura Smulders rounded of the podium taking the bronze medal.

Shanaze Reade said: "I am so tired and in the same time so happy. To have the Olympic Champion on your back in the final and then win it makes it even more special. This year I want to win the overall BMX Supercross World Cup series and win the World Championships."

Fields dominates final

Fields dominated men’s final
The men's racing was difficult to call early on. All the top riders had very strong heats like of Connor Fields (USA), the French quartet of Joris Daudet, Sylvain Andre, Quentin Caleyron and Vincent Pelluard, The Netherlands freight train of Jelle van Gorkom, Twan van Gendt and Raymon van der Biezen, Australian Anthony Dean, Brazilian Renato Rezende and South African Sifiso Nhlapo. Local hero, Lucas Bustos (ARG) raced like a man possessed and can be very proud of his semi final result. 

Come the finals it was Connor Fields all the way after getting the hole-shot and powering his way to the front of the field into the first turn. Daudet tried all he could to close the gap. But in true Fields style it was a one horse race once he got a sniff of the finish line. He also successfully managed to get the double on the weekend like Reade by taking both the Time Trial and Race titles. Daudet took second with a Jelle van Gorkom taking third spot on the podium announcing his return to racing ahead of the third leg of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Tour on his home track in Papendal.

Connor Fields was very excited. "This feels really good. We had a great preparation for this event with the whole team, the coaches and physios. They keep my mind and body in great shape and ready to win. I want to keep going like this, working hard and end up on some more podiums this year.” 

Argentina best in hospitality and atmosphere
All involved have been absolutely blown away by the South American hospitality. The event has definitely set the bar at a new level with regards to atmosphere and fans.

Next stop

The next round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup takes place in Papendal in the Netherlands 15th -16th of June.

Results Elite Men
1. Connor Fields 32.008 (USA)
2. Jelle Van Gorkom (Netherlands) 32.850
3. Joris Daudet (France) 33.769
All results here

Elite Women

1. Shanaze Reade (Great Britain) 35.622
2. Mariana Pajon (Colombia) 35.675
3. Laura Smulders (Netherlands) 36.090
All results here


WHAT?????? Unreal is the only word to use to describe this smokin' hot video from the radsters at UCI BMX Supercross and their Argentina gig!

The race in Santiago Del Estero was one of the BEST yet and if you want to get a "Rider's Eye" view of the track, click on this piece of BMXcellence and you'll have a tiny bit of an idea what it feels like to ride at full speed, elbow to elbow with a couple of the BEST riders in the world, Team USA's, Barry Nobles and Dutch Army Moto Madman, Twan Van Gendt!

Check it out......Pedal To The Metal BMX Race Action!


USA Cycling's, Fields doubles up on UCI BMX Supercross World Cup wins in Argentina

Santiago del Estero, Argentina (May 11, 2013) — After winning the superfinal time trial yesterday, Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./BMX Racing Group-Chase Bicycles) rode to victory in the supercross on Saturday in the second round of the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, held in Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

Fields, who won every lap he raced throughout the weekend, finished more than eight-tenths of a second ahead of runner-up Jelle van Gorkom of the Netherlands. Joris Daudet (France) finished third. Justin Posey (Winston Salem, N.C./Dan’s Competition), the men’s winner at the USA Cycling Collegiate BMX National Championships earlier this year, took fifth after qualifying for his first supercross world cup final.

“Justin is showing a lot of promise,” said U.S. national BMX coach James Herrera.

Along with Fields and Posey, Jared Garcia (Victorville, Calif./Supercross Bicycles) also advanced to the semifinals, but an untimely crash brought an end to his hopes of a spot in the finals.

“Jared had a solid weekend. He was in a qualifying spot in the semi going into turn two, but someone clipped his front wheel causing him to crash. He's got a great future ahead of him,” commented Herrera.

Women’s Race

Arielle Martin (East Spanaway, Wash./Intense BMX), who finished eighth in the superfinal time trial, crashed in her first lap of the qualifying motos, but came back strong to ride her way into the supercross final. However, another unfortunate crash led to a seventh-place finish for Martin.

In addition to Martin, Americans Dani George (Palmdale, Calif./Supercross BMX) and Brooke Crain (Visalia, Calif./Haro Bicycles) also made the semifinal heats, but weren’t able to advance. After winning two of three qualifying heats, a crash in her semifinal race knocked Crain out of contention.

Despite a few crashes, the American squad showed a lot of promise throughout the event. “Team morale was good all weekend,” said Jamie Staff, USA Cycling’s high performance director of sprint programs. American BMX riders will next set their sights on the USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships in Chula Vista, Calif., on May 18. Round three of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup falls June 15-16 in Papendal, Holland.

For complete results of round two in Argentina, please visit

UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Round Two
Santiago del Estero, Argentina
May 11, 2013

Elite Men
1. Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./BMX Racing Group-Chase Bicycles) 32.008
2. Jelle Van Gorkom (Netherlands) 32.850
3. Joris Daudet (France) 33.769
5. Justin Posey (Winston Salem, N.C./Dan’s Competition) 34.252

Elite Women
1. Shanaze Reade (Great Britain) 35.622
2. Mariana Pajon (Colombia) 35.675
3. Laura Smulders (Netherlands) 36.090
7. Arielle Martin (East Spanaway, Wash./Intense BMX) 1:11.283

Connor Fields & Shanaze Reade Take UCI BMX Supercross Wins In Argentina!

Chase BMX's Connor Fields wins Time Trial Superfinal at UCI BMX SX Argentina

Chase BMX Elite rider Connor Fields takes the win at tonights UCI BMX World Cup SuperFinal Time Trial in Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

Connor started the day off with the fastest time in the time trail, qualifying for tomorrows race action, but putting him into the night program for the SuperFinal. 

The SuperFinal is a 2nd run for the 16 fastest riders from the Time Trial, going for the overall SuperFinal win for the day. When the SuperFinal for the Elite Men Kicked off, it was a showcase of how fast these top 16 Pro riders as, all of the first 13 riders were in the 32 second range at the end of their run.

Joris Daudet of France then came to the line with a fast 31.9 finish time. Connor, the last rider to go had the Santiago track dialed, as he blistered his way to the fastest time, taking the top spot and win for the night! Connor now looks ahead to todays UCI BMX Supercross head to head race action, as he hopes to carry his momentum of a great day on Friday into Saturday with another great performance.

You can watch all the race action live on Chase BMX is proud to be supported by some of the best in BMX - Shimano, Fly Racing, Tioga, Elevn, Kicker, Insight, Excess, KingStar, ODI





BMX Racing news - Thursday/Friday - May 9-10, 2013

Fields fastest in BMX supercross time trial

Santiago del Estero, Argentina (May 10, 2013) – American Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./Chase BMX) claimed the superfinal time trial victory today at the second round of the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Santiago del Estero, Argentina. Fields has now reached the podium in both of this year's World Cups, having finished third in the superfinal time trial at the season opener in Manchester, England, in April.

"I felt really good coming into this race," said Fields. "I set some sprint PR's last week so I knew my training was on point. My first half lap was solid. I heard the announcer say I was in second going into the second turn. At that point I had to turn it up a notch. I kept it smooth and things came together well."

Other American finishers in Friday's men's superfinal time trial were 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Donny Robinson (Napa, Calif./SE Racing) in 11th, Barry Nobles (Sun City, Calif./DK Bicycles) in 12th, and Jared Garcia (Victorville, Calif.,/Supercross Bicycles) in 16th.

In the women's supercross time trial, Brooke Crain (Visalia, Calif./Haro Bicycles) narrowly missed stepping on the podium with the fourth-best time. Arielle Martin (East Spanaway, Wash./Intense BMX) joined Crain in the top 10 with an 8th-place finish, while Dani George (Palmdale, Calif./Supercross BMX) was 15th.

"We couldn't be happier with Connor's progress and performance," said U.S. Coach James Herrera. "His attention to detail and work ethic are among the best I've ever seen. All our athletes made us proud today. It's great to see Arielle Martin back in action and Brooke Crain and Jared Garcia rode solid time trials. We're all looking forward to racing tomorrow."

Supercross action continues on Saturday as 64 men and 32 women have qualified for racing. The men will move into the 1/8 finals and the women into the quarterfinals. Fans can watch the racing live on

For complete results, please visit

Superfinal Time Trial Results:

1. Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./Chase BMX) 31.892
2. Joris Daudet (FRA) 31.993
3. Sylvain Andre (FRA) 32.167
11. Donny Robinson (Napa, Calif./SE Racing) 32.918
12. Barry Nobles (Sun City, Calif./DK Bicycles) 32.924
16. Jared Garcia (Victorville, Calif./Supercross Bicycles) 35.341

1. Shanaze Reade (GBR) 35.217
2. Mariana Pajon (COL) 35.518
3. Eva Ailloud (FRA) 35.883
4. Brooke Crain (Visalia, Calif./Haro Bicycles) 36.123
8. Arielle Martin (East Spanaway, Wash./Intense BMX) 37.056
15. Dani George (Palmdale, Calif./Supercross BMX) 37.881

Connor Fields, Joris Daudet, Sylvain Andre Top Men's Time Trial At UCI BMX SX Argentina!

Stay Strong Factory Team UCI SX Manchester Edit!

Stay Strong @ Manchester World Cup from Stay Strong BMX on Vimeo.

Marco and the boys at Stay Strong were out in force at the UCI BMX Manchester Supercross recently. They brought along an awesome video crew to crank out sweet video for ya. Check it out here......High Qual BMX at it's finest!!!!!




BMX Racing news - Tuesday/Wednesday - May 7&8, 2013

GT Speed Series Carbon Frame & Fork Kit
Want the whole story on the carbon Speed Series? Go Here!

Like something stealth making it's way thru the night air, it's Jordan Miranda's GT Speed Series Carbon, crouched and ready to pounce on unsuspecting opponents. This version of the Carbon was displayed at the GT media event at the USABMX Winternationals in Phoenix.


Jordan has since picked up his new full on Factory Team color scheme, it's one slick lookin' race machine and Miranda makes it go fast, you know that for sure.

What makes the Carbon Speed Series unique? Here are some of the features.

Tapered Head Tube & Steerer Tube

Quickchange Dropout

BB30 Oversized Bottom Bracket

Integrated Quick Release

15mm & 3/8" Axle Options

GT's Proprietary Carbon manufacturing & makeup

Want the whole story on the carbon Speed Series? Go Here!

WHOA! Who says girls can't ride? With some RED HOT BMX RACE ACTION, launchin' off the first jump and high over the UCI BMX Supercross Start Hill, it's Team Great Britain's, Shanaze Reade out front.

Close on Shanaze's action is (from left) Supercross BMX's, Dani George, Simone Christiansen from Denmark, French/World #2 Eva Ailloud and Team USA's Brooke Crain.

This slice of BMX Life was captured at the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester, England at the British Cycling Indoor BMX SX Training Center, April 20, 2013.






BMX Racing news - weekend update - May 3-5, 2013

New Zealand's, Nick Fox, Cross Training/Riding Video!
Nick made this video of riding that he's been doing down under in Gisborne, New Zealand! A bit of motivation video for the weekend! Look out for Nick to be rockin' some USA nationals, starting at Nashville!


What an amazing start of the year for all of our Prophecy BMX riders…

Shanaze Reade started off with a double victory at the 1st and 2nd rounds of the Euro series.

We then saw her dominating the British National rounds 1 and 2 at her home training track, the FANTASTIC indoor Supercross track in Manchester, England!

Her final victory was her biggest, when she took 1st in BOTH the Time Trial Superfinal AND the Main Event at the 1st UCI BMX SX World Cup on the same track.

Toms Mankus turned in some AMAZING laps to reach the two finals in elite men at the Euro series rounds 1 and 2.....very close to the podium.

Toms put the fire to the track at the 3rd and 4th Euro series rounds with great 3rd and 2nd place finishes behind the Olympic Champion.

Toms is guiding his “fast machine” at a really good pace, as he sits at 4th place in the current Euro series Elite Men's ranking. 


Yoshitaku Nagasako at only 19 years old reached the super final of the time trial of the 1st world cup in Manchester and finished at an impressive 13th place!!!

What’s all this excitement about? Yoshitaku performed the BEST time trial result at a world cup from a Japanese rider on his "Fast Machine"!

He has really turned some heads in the Euro Rounds, even if during the Sunday race Yoshitaku had a very hard crash. At the 3rd and 4th rounds of the Euro series in Czech Republic he acheived 2 finals with a 5th and 7th place.

He is at the current 9th place of the Euro series ranking…

And…we do not want to forget our Junior Men's team member, Mael Levay.

Mael has been injured for a long time last year and is just making his come back to the race track.

And come back he did, with a great 6th and 2nd place at the 1st and 2nd round of the Euro Series!!!


Last but not least, we have Pauline Corlobé, a young rider who started in the Elite category only in 2011.

She is learning fast and she is going fast on her Scud carbon frame.

After her first podium at a French Cup round in the Elite Women's class round, she was psyched to make her qualification at the time trial at the first world cup.

Pauline is currently at her best ranking ever in the Elite Women's, Euro Series ranking with a great 8th position.

Watch out for MORE from the Prophecy Team on their "Fast Machines"! 



Tony Harvey |General Manager | E | M 0405 429 364 | W




BMX Racing news - Monday/Tuesday - April 29-30, 2013

KP154 In Slow Motion


New Zealand's Hamish Mackie, playing round with some BMX video editing and trying some different Slo Mo effects. Rider? Yeah, it's good ol' Kurt Pickard, NZ's Super Elite, #154!





BMX Racing news - Thursday/Friday - April 25-26, 2013

Chase BMX & Tioga BMX once again team up for the USA Cycling Junior Development Camp Series

Chase BMX and Tioga BMX are proud to once again support the USA Cycling BMX Development Camp series for 2013. The USA Cycling BMX Development Series (Devo) is designed to take the next generation of young talented amateur BMX athletes to the highest level of BMX racing. The goal of this program is to prepare this group by allowing unprecedented access to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. The program is targeting all 15 and 16-year-olds using the 2013 UCI BMX calendar season (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31) and the birth year of 1997-1998. Each of the 2013 USA BMX National events host a USA Cycling Development Series race, where the riders can qualify for a spot at one of the 4 camps per each season. The top 2 riders in each the Boys & Girls class from the USA BMX race series earn a free week long camp at the OTC!

The first Camp of 2013 was held during April 21-28, 2013, just after the 1st round of the UCI BMX Supercross in Manchester, UK. Rider Coaches Ariel Martin and Nick Koehler, as well as Coach James Herrera made the flight directly back from the UK to the Camp. The Jr Devo Riders that attended the camp, met up with a few graduated riders from past Jr Devo camps, now in the U23 program, who also assisted with the camp. Riders attending: Kelsey Van Ogle, Lexa Jones, Destiny Ford, Veronica Laughton, Ben Bryson, Walker Finch, Gavin Nelson, Colin Hudson, Dougie Butcher, Makieva Hopson, Antonio Bonessi, Lee Gaskin, Matt Chism, Bryce Betts, Alden Volle.

Camp Coaches included James Herrera, Jerry Bradford, Craig Reynolds, Ariel Martin, Nick Koehler, and Jamie Staff. Special Guest Speakers included Pete Dylewski, and Jason Richardson. Camp Manager/Coach Craig Reynolds stated "The first camp of 2013 has been very successful with a group of extremely talented riders. Their drive and determination to improve their skills on the Supercross style track has been impressive and the future of USA Cycling BMX is in very good hands. The camps main goals of helping improve the skills of the young riders is evident as graduates of past Jr Devo camps have gone on with great success at the UCI BMX Supercross events."

Chase BMX and Tioga offered products for every rider at the camp, as well as the BMX Racing Group putting together a goodie bag of items from the Chase BMX team sponsors for each camper in attendance. Items included a set of Tioga PowerBlock & PowerBand S-Spec tires, Insight Number plate, Limited Edition USA patriot ODI Grips, a pair of Kicker in ear Headphones and more. For more information on the USA Cycling Junior Development camps, please visit Pete Dylewski from the BMX Racing Group added "We are excited to help give back to USA Cycling and do whatever we can to help out with the future stars of BMX racing. Its exciting to watch the progression of the sport and the riders at each camp and give any advise or product support we can to give the riders every advantage we can help with during each of the camps!"

About Chase BMX: Chase BMX frames were created to bring the BMX racing world a new standard for the Elite level of BMX racing frames. No gimmicks, just straightforward technological advancements to offer you the lightest and stiffest frames. These advantages allow you to get all the human generated power to the ground, and give you the biggest advantage offered from any current BMX frame - The winning advantage.

About Tioga: Tioga is one of the originators of the BMX racing tires. Starting off with the Comp 3, Tioga has lead the industry for almost 30 years with the worlds best tires. Tioga now Produces the PowerBand and PowerBlock - The ultimate BMX racing tires, designed to efficiently transfer pedal power and other rider inputs into lateral motion. In short, you'll roll faster with less wasted energy. The S-Spec version utilizes Tioga's thinnest sidewall for maximum suppleness and weight savings. Size for size, the S-Spec are the lightest BMX tires in the world.

Chase BMX Race Report - UCI BMX Supercross Round #1 - Manchester, UK
After a dominating day, and a near crash in the final, Connor Fields finishes in 5th place
Jumping into the first turn of the main event, things got very tight for Connor Fields and the Elite men's main event. This is where his winning streak for the day ended, but staying up and riding to a 5th felt like a victory to him!
Manchester, UK - Chase BMX Elite rider Connor Fields narrowly escapes a vicious crash, and keeps the wheels turning during Saturday night's UCI BMX Elite Men's main event at the 1st stop of the UCI BMX 2013 Supercross race series. Connor, the lone team USA Elite male rider in the main event, rode a flawless day through his 3 initial moto races, the 1/4 final, and the semi final races. As the top 8 riders from the day loaded up into the gate, it was apparent from the racing that had gone down all day, that it was going to be a tight and hectic main event. Connor, along with Liam Philips had both been unbeaten through the day, and Sam Willoughby, Tory Nyhaug, and Anthony Dean were also riding incredibly well.
As the gate dropped for the main event, Connor and Liam were out just a tad over Sam, Anthony, and Tory. Hitting the jum into the 1st turn is where things went haywire for Connor, as he and Anthony bumped in the air, and Both riders got sideways. Connor showed his massive bike skills talent or his huge stash of good luck, as he was able to get back to the ground and stay upright, and come back to capture a 5th place finish for the day. Liam Philips would go onto keep his weekend of racing undefeated and win the main event, with Tory Nyhaug finishing up 2nd, and Sam Willoughby in 3rd.
Connor heads back to the USA and gets ready for the next Elite Men's event - Round #2 of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup race series on May 9-11 in Santiago de Estero, Argentina.
Elite Men - 1-Liam Phillips (GBR) ... 2-Tory Nyhaug (CAN) ... 3-Sam Willoughby (AUS) ... 4-Sylvain Andre (FRA) ... 5-Connor Fields (USA) ... 6-Renato Rezende (BRA) ... 7-Joris Daudet (FRA) ... 8-Anthony Dean (AUS)
To watch a replay of the race action from this event, head over to to check out the event as well as past UCI BMX races and the Lane 1 BMX TV show.
Chase BMX is proud to be supported by our great sponsors: Elevn Racing, Shimano, Excess, Fly Racing, KingStar, ODI, Insight, Tioga, Kicker, and Thomson.



BMX Racing news - Wednesday - April 24, 2013

BMX mania photo of the day / Nic Long Manchester BMX Supercross

Very few people ever get the chance to experience the view from the top of a BMX Supercross ramp. Haro Factory Rider, Nic Long isn't one of those people! He gets to see this view a LOT when he's putting in a hard day at work on the Supercross track.

Today's BMX Mania Photo Of The Day comes to you directly from the top of the UCI BMX Supercross hill at British Cycling's massive indoor facility. Nic's gettin' ready to hit up a lap of practice to get the indoor track dialed in.

Riders Ready? Watch the lights!

Want to check out a high resolution version of this shot? CHECK IT OUT, HERE!

Ohio Dreams launches SX start hill for 2013!

Click here for more information about the Ohio Dream SX Hill and how you can ride it.


Keeping with the tradition of progressive learning everything about the SX Hill project was designed to safely prepare riders for SX racing. The BMX Racing community has come to us each summer for the last 5 years, and each year we try to offer something new so we can continually help riders progress.

Additional Information

Session 1 - Haro Week - Registration Closed

Session 2 - Redline Week - Registration Closing Friday, April 19.

Session 3 - Danny Caluag - Filling quickly

Sessions 4-8 are steadily filling up as campers and families sort out their summer schedules.

Once Sessions 1-3 have filled up the remaining Sessions will fill up quickly, so don't miss out register today.

Contact Information  
Justin Travis
Program Director
Phone: 585-415-0455
Ohio Dreams
3495 Tugend Rd
Butler, OH 44822



BMX Racing news - Tuesday - April 22, 2013

Diamondback BMX in the Northwest

Being the northwest brand that it is, Diamondback's Nate Berkheimer and Chase Sherrington took a road trip to Redmond, Oregon for the Great NW Nationals recently.

Chase has been a top ranked Canadian rider for several years, and now that he is part of the DB factory squad, will be getting his name known in the USABMX amateur ranks.

The 15 expert class had 38 riders in Redmond so it was a good test. Qualifying went smooth all weekend, he won a few laps to earn spots in the mains both both days, ending up with a 4th and 5th. In the A pro class, Nate held it down for the 30 and over crew getting 4th in the main both days while battling it out with the young guys.

It was great to see all of the NW riders and old school DB fans. Look for the full DB team to be at the Great SLC Nationals and come check out the new bikes.

Stay tuned on what else the team is up to on





BMX Racing news - Saturday/Sunday - April 20-21, 2013

british Cycling’s Liam Phillips and Shanaze Reade take the titles at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester

GB Cycling’s Liam Phillips and Shanaze Reade take the titles at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in Manchester In a display of extreme speed and skill, GB’s Liam Phillips and Shanaze Reade last night (Sat 20th April) claimed the champions’ crown in an adrenaline-fuelled night of racing at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester.

The Great Britain riders took a clean sweep of wins at the event that saw the world’s top 64 men and 32 women, freshly qualified from yesterday’s (Friday 19th April) time trials, racing 8 abreast, elbow to elbow in a series of elimination races to bid for the UCI Supercross Manchester Champion’s crown.

GB Cycling’s BMX team took to the track in force, with 7 British men and 3 women racing in the motos – the elimination stage where each athlete rides three times against the same opponents, including the Superfinals’ fastest riders, Shanaze Reade and Liam Phillips.

The 64 men started in their 1st, 2nd and 3rd round moto heats with the top 32 fastest average riders moving through to the Men’s Quarterfinals. Of the GB team, Liam Phillips, Tre Whyte, Kyle Evans and Dan McBride pulled off impressive performances. After a worrying crash in his opening moto, Curtis Manaton did manage to get back on the bike, but that spill cost him a place in the top 32 and with it any chance of a place in the next round.

Thirty-two women started off the Women’s Quarterfinals, with the fastest 16 moving through to the Semis. Shanaze Reade pulled out all the stops, coming first in all three motos, with fellow team-mates, Charlotte Green and Abbie Taylor also flying through.

From the Men’s elite, the quarterfinalists battled it out down to 16, with Liam Phillips crossing the finish line in 29.354 seconds to make it through as the only male GB rider to take to gate against the world’s fastest in the Semi Finals, including Sam Willoughby and the USA’s Connor Fields.

Shanaze Reade put on a fantastic show in the Women’s Semi Finals, with fellow team-mates Abbie Taylor and Charlotte Green missing out on a place in the final. When the time came for the final 8 men and final 8 women to take their places at the start gate for the last race in this opening round of the World Cup, Reade and Phillips didn’t disappoint. Both GB riders started well, taking early leads and finish first to take the World Cup lead in Manchester.

The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester was brought to the city by British Cycling, Manchester City Council and UK Sport Gold Event Series.

UCI SX Manchester Photos Online!
Yeah.......Got things dialed in for some supersnaps from UCI BMX Supercross Birmingham! Sorry we've been a little slow on the uptake, but the hotel that we're staying at had a internet meltdown and we lost a day of online work time, so we've been a bit behind. We will for sure keep takin' pix and launchin' on the Manchester SX Race Report Page, so if you love good BMX race action and want to see some of what the best in the world are up to, CHECK IT OUT HERE!

Chase BMX Race Report: UCI SX #1 Time Trial & Super Finals

Connor Fields finishes up 3rd overall in the Super Final


Round #1 of the 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup tour series took to the incredible indoor BMX Supercross facility at the British National Cycling Center in Manchester, UK. This indoor SX track set up is World Class and the perfect place for the 2013 season to kick things off!

160 of the worlds top Elite Men from 26 different countries took to the Manchester track in the Time Trial run, to not only whittle the field down to the top 64 that move on to the race program on Saturday night, but the top 16 would then ride a 2nd lap in the Super Final Time Trial.

Connor Fields has been one of the most consistent riders at the UCI SX series events, taking a handful of wins last season. Heading into 2013, Connor has been riding strong on the USA BMX event series and was looking to carry that momentum into the UCI SX series.

As the TT kicked off, Connor would be one of the last riders to take to the track, to try and beat the times of the other riders. The riders would produce some fast laps on the Manchester track, and the top 16 times would be incredibly close.

Connor would finish up 6th in the Time Trail, pushing him through to the Super Finals run. Here are the times for the top 16 riders, that all moved on.

Time Trial top 16
1 65 PHILLIPS Liam GBR 29.465 Q
2 2 DAUDET Joris FRA 29.477 Q
3 49 NYHAUG Tory CAN 29.527 Q
4 181 MANATON Curtis GBR 29.584 Q
5 211 EVANS Kyle GBR 29.799 Q
6 11 FIELDS Connor USA 29.816 Q
7 127 TREIMANIS Edzus LAT 29.944 Q
8 204 DUCHENE Simon FRA 30.080 Q
9 500 REZENDE Renato BRA 30.098 Q
10 64 LONG Nicholas USA 30.150 Q
11 39 ANDRE Sylvain FRA 30.209 Q
12 4 DEAN Anthony AUS 30.214 Q
13 993 NAGASAKO Yoshitaku JPN 30.233 Q
14 1 WILLOUGHBY Sam AUS 30.258 Q
15 696 WHYTE Tre GBR 30.271 Q
16 848 MCBRIDE Daniel GBR 30.275 Q

The Super Finals 2nd run of the top 16 from the Time Trails were once again a ultra tight battle for the top 16 riders of the days TT. Not only would the 2nd run determine the winer os the days time trials, but the riders also use the result top determine the order in which they get to choose there gate pick for the start of the racing action the following day.

Things would heat up early, as Sam Willoughby would have a super fast run going thru the first split time zone, but quickly things turned bad, as a slight bobble created an frightening ejection, but Sam would be able to safely run out of the crash, and ride off the track and gather himself together for racing on Saturday night. As Connor would line up in the gate for his run Edzus Treimanis had the fastest time clocked in the quickest time of the night with a 29.596.

Connor had a quick lap on the track and just a slight tap of his rear wheel down the last straight away, but his time was fast enough to tie Edzus time to the exact 100th of a second! Both Connor and Edzus would occupy the Hot Seat with the quickest time of the night, until Tory Nyhaugs run. The last rider to go would be Liam Phillips and his super fast run would edge out the entire group of 16 riders taking the overall win.

Connor would place 3rd, as the tie breaker would be the result of the original TT run. Here are the top 3 times in the Super Final.

Super Final Results
Rank Bike Name NOC Time
1 65 PHILLIPS Liam GBR 29.357
2 49 NYHAUG Tory CAN 29.389
3 11 FIELDS Connor USA 29.596

Racing action will start at 7pm local time in Manchester. It will be some ultra tight and fast race action for the Elite Men and Women on the Manchester track. You can catch all the racing action live on and cheer on Connor as he goes for the win in tonight's race.

Chase BMX is proud to be supported by our great sponsors: Elevn Racing, Shimano, Excess, Fly Racing, KingStar, ODI, Insight, Tioga, Kicker, and Thomson.



BMX Racing news - Wednesday - April 17, 2013

SuperTraining video with Sam Willoughby, Alise Post and Sean Dwight!

Here's a little shout out to you from your buddy, Sam Willoughby.....Yeah, THAT Sam. The guy who won the Silver Medal at the Olympics, is the current #1 Pro on the U.S. BMX Circuit and wins races all over the world. Check it out.

Sam Sez.....After a successful start to the year so far, our little training group consisting of Alise Post (Redline Factory & Team USA), Sean Dwight (our coach) and myself (Redline Factory and Australia High Perf. Team) thought it would be cool to put a fun little video together showing some of the work that's gone into getting this year kicked off.

We hope to do more and more of these through out the year and give a behind the scenes look at what we do.

The three of us have a lot of fun training, racing and spending time together, so we wanted to show the highs and lows of our little dynamic as we prepare for races in the future.


Hope you like it and enjoy the classic Aussie song!






BMX Racing news - Tuesday - April 16, 2013

April 15 2013 - The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup is about to kick off the 2013 season in Manchester, UK. This year marks the 10 year anniversary of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Series. BMX Supercross revitalized BMX racing with its exciting and spectacular races for Elite riders. The sport has come a long way in 10 years, with it’s first Olympic appearance in Beijing 2008 and the successful 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Continuous growth - As another proof of the continuous growth and interest, the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup will make a first appearance in the Manchester Cycling Centre, the only permanent BMX Supercross indoor facility in the world. The £27 million purpose built venue does not only serve as a training facility for Team GB and the BMX squad, but has also revitalized  BMX interest in Manchester, UK by hosting development sessions of all different levels.

Strong field expected - A strong field with over 200 athletes from 26 countries is expected in Manchester, but there is no doubt that the ones to beat are #65 Liam Phillips (GBR) and #12 Shanaze Reade (GBR). They have logged countless laps on their home track and they must have the track dialed in!

Olympic medalists - In Elite Men, Sam Willoughby (AUS) is looking to continue his winning ways from 2012 that landed him the overall BMX Supercross World Cup title, the World Championship and a silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games. Willoughby will be running his #1 on a red number plate, indicating that he is defending his 2012 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.

Women - In the women’s category, Alise Post (USA) showed great pre-season form and will certainly look to challenge home-town favorite Reade. But so will Laura Smulders (NED), winner of the last 2012 World Cup and Supercross specialist Magalie Pottier (FRA) the current World Champion.

The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup will be webcast live on in addition to an extensive distribution of the acclaimed TV show Lane 1, showing what BMX Supercross is all about.

The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup is proudly sponsored by Oakley, GoPro, Leatt, Red Bull, Tioga USA, Box Components, Promax, Chase Bicycles, ProGate, Vans & Troy Lee Designs.

The 2013 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup calendar

  • 19-20 April 2013 Round 1 Manchester, Great Britain

  • 10-11 May 2013 Round 2 Santiago Del Estero, Argentina

  • 15-16 June 2013 Round 3 Papendal, The Netherlands

  • 27-28 Sep 2013 Round 4 Chula Vista CA, USA

About Global SX Events, Inc: Global SX Events Inc. (GSX Events) is the premier promoter of professional and amateur BMX events internationally. On behalf of the International Cycling Union (UCI), GSX oversees the general management of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, for which it will holds the organization and marketing rights. The GSX team represents the leading edge of BMX events organization and have been instrumental developing the BMX Supercross World Cup series. GSX Events Inc. is headquartered in Gahanna, Ohio, USA. GSX Events Inc main stake holder is StrateSphere LLC. - - Follow us on: -

About the Union Cycliste Internationale: Founded in 1900, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the world governing body of cycling. Headquartered in Aigle, Switzerland, the UCI is the International Federation of Cycling uniting the National Cycling Federations of 178 countries. -

CCH Stems and Seat Clamps From Cruisen' Chris!

Howdy BMX maniacs! Cruisen' Chris here at CCH Bikes. The FedEx man brought us a super cool goody box today friends! PRODUCTION SAMPLES of the NEW CCH racing stems and seat clamps!

These stems are extruded from aircraft aluminum, then FULLY CNC machined for maximum strength to weight ratio. And of course to look Radabonzical!

Anodized matte finish, Black, Red, Gold and Holy Moly Look at that Gun Metal Grey! Laser etched logo on top and bottom for style. First production run will be pro size (53mm) XL's coming soon! These Masterful BMX treasures weigh in at a mere 10 oz and retail for $69..

Next up in our goody bag is our super cool seat clamps. Forged aluminum sweetness, anodized matte finish to match the stems, Laser engraved CCH logo so you can show the posers what up! Should retail around $12

First production run should arrive end of March and be available at better shops near you and of course on Check us out Facebook for more updates!

Cruisen' Chris - CCH Bicycles

P.S. the frames are coming soon. Prototypes are almost done, they will be HOT! Check our facebook page...




BMX Racing news - Sunday - April 15, 2013

Stay Strong, Racin' Hard At Euro Rounds!

The Stay Strong team came together at the European Championships, Rounds 1 and 2 in France and turned in some great results. 140 Elite Men lined up which was a huge field going down to 8 in the main. Stay Strong had 3 semi finalists on Saturday and Rijards Veide made the main and placed 7th . Unfortunately all 3 of the riders were in the same semi!

Sunday Jordy van der Heijden crashed in the semi and 2 of the guys made it through. Rijards Veide took 6th and Kyle Evans had a bad lap finishing 8th. Two finalists wasn’t bad in a deep field of the best from Europe and around the world. Throughout both days Stay Strong won a lot of laps all the way to the main, unfortunately it didn’t quite happen in the final but still was a positive weekend!

The previous weekend Pablo Galan took the win in a Spanish National. Making it 3 out of 4 wins so far for him in his National series.

Next week the Stay Strong team will have 6 riders racing the first UCI BMX World Cup round in Manchester UK.

Want to check out some hot racing action from Sundays Euro Round final in France? CLICK HERE!