2004 Archived News

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Sting-Ray platform includes scooters

The Schwinn Sting-Ray Foot Scooter
It has a double barrel" frame w/ dual
exhaust tips.- Sting-Ray 12" x 3" "Big
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front tire,on alloy rims, Front and rear
custom steel fenders. It is a cool ride!
More at- www.schwinnstingray.com

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Tulsa, Oklahoma

Christophe Leveque, at left, leads
Schwinn's, Nate Berkheimer in to the
turn two in the R.O.C. Second Moto
at The 2004 ABA Grand Nationals in
Tulsa, OK. You can check out all of
the hot action photos & reports at the
BMX Mania`s ABA Grands Page :-)


The 2004 ABA Grand Nationals
November 25th - 28th, 2004 in
Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Tulsa Expo
Square. BMX racing - Pro Cruiser,
Vet Pro, Girl Pro and alot of Fun!!
The 2004 ABA Grand Nationals is
'The Greatest BMX Race on Earth'

Abbotsford, BC Canada

Abbotsford Indoor BMX
Opens on
November 13, 2004 - Abbotsford
BMX is sanctioned by the Canadian
Cycling Assc. U.S. riders will have to
have a NBL license, available at the
track or a international UCI license.
Lots of racing is scheduled ( More )

Moses Lake, Washington

The Moses Lake BMX Track Nears
Completion! A 1,000-plus-foot-long
bmx track,- Two thousand yards of
topsoil neatly packed into jumps and
turns, as a brand-new BMX bicycle
track nears completion at the Larson
Park Field, in Moses Lake. ( More )

Hot Shot Photo Shot "Do a wheelie"

A BMX rider, athlete and daredevil
who likes to stunt ride, He pulls his
front end of the bike up in to the air,
balancing the bike well, he pedals the
bmx bike down the street, By doing
this, - He gives some integrity to the
term referred to as "Do a wheelie"...

NEW - Schwinn Sting-Ray Spoiler

Schwinn Unveils Coveted Full-Size
Sting-Ray Bike. The new Schwinn
Sting-Ray Spoiler has a larger new
aluminum frame,suitable for riders
5'5" and taller," and a Four-Legged
Freak linkage suspension fork, dual
Tektro disc brakes, and much More

Wenatchee, Washington

Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail

The trail will have a Detour starting
10/04/2004 for about one month, at
Riverfront Park near the foot of Fifth
Street. New asphalt is being placed
on the trail through the Sternwheeler
plaza replacing some concrete blocks

This was Posted on Tip Top Of Page! October 01, 2004

*** Mount St. Helens Erupts ***

Washington State USA -- 10/01/2004 - 12:02pm
Mount St. Helens released a thick plume of white steam Friday,
more than a week after a flurry of earthquakes first warned an
eruption was on the way. It also looks like on TV news that ash is
stating to push up in to the sky as well......as of 12:20pm It seems
that the Erupts of Mount St. Helens have slowed & stopped.
Here are some Mount St. Helens History and Information Links
( Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument )
( Pacific Northwest Seismograph Network )
( Click Here! for Mount St. Helens News Wire & News Feeds )

Chelan, Washington

( Click on Photo for More Pic`s )
The Chelan Skate Park had some
nice action this first week-end of
Autumn 2004 There where a few
skateboarders out having alot of fun
making the skate park come alive by
showing off some skating skills. More

Walla Walla, Wa. Sept. 17th - 19th

Wa State BMX Championship Finals
Partly cloudy and cool weather made
for perfect BMX racing for the finals
weekend at the track. Moto counts -
Friday 40, Saturday 62, Sunday 74,
with good racing action in all classes.
Congratulations everyone, Great Job!

Cleveland, Ohio - Gravty Games

Schwinn's TJ Lavin looking Cool!! at
the 2004 Gravty Games in Cleveland.
TJ is always one of the hot favourites.
His ability to pull tricks out of the bag
& just when everyone least expects it,
TJ let lose with Flattie 3’s, backflip
variations,opposite 3’s - finishing 6th.

Walla Walla, Washington

Wa State BMX Championship Finals
** September 17th - 19th, 2004 **
Friday - September 17th - Single.
Saturday - September 18th - Double.
Sunday - September 19th - Triple.
Information, Directions, & Lodging
See the Walla Walla BMX Website.


Timmy Johnson (left)& Eddie Flores
go head-to-head over a smooth dirt
obstacle at the new redesigned Nito
-Kanawha Valley BMX track
. The
track has existed at Nitro City Park
for 3 1/2 years & was just redesigned
by the National Bicycle League NBL

This was Posted on Tip Top Of Page! August 18th, 2004

The Latest Fire News & Happings on the Fischer Fire
( Leavenworth/Peshastin/Dryden/Cashmere, Washington )

Athens, Greece August 13, 2004

Let the games begin : Drummers
perform in front of the five Olympic
rings in the Olympic stadium, at the
start of the opening ceremony of the
2004 Summer Olympic Games in
Athens.What a spectacular show!
( olympic-usa.org & olympic.org )

Schwinn BMX - Nashville, TN

Nate Berkheimer was at the NBL
Music City Nationals On Saturday,
As Nate was in 2nd, he crashed in
the first turn, his helmet came off, he
got some road rash.On Sunday, Nate
came back strong and made his way
into the AA Pro main, placing 7th...

Los Angeles, CA. August 5th - 9th

( Click X-Games Logo For Photos )
The 10th X Games, which began
Thursday in Los Angeles has set the
atmosphere up of a typical gathering
of skaters and bmx bike riders and is
red hot with competition. For News
coverage,See X-Games News Wire

* Schwinn Sting-Ray Mania Grows *

Schwinn Rolls Out 16" Sting-Ray
for the Smaller Riders. The first line
extension for the popular Sting-Ray
chopper bike platform. The new 16"
Sting-Ray will arrive at retail stores &
locations throughout the summer with
a retail price of roughly $119 ( More)

This was Posted on Tip Top Of Page! July 28th, 2004

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** Schwinn BMX Racing **

Schwinn`s Nate Berkheimer places
4th at the 2004 UCI BMX World
in Valkenswaard,
Netherlands. Nate takes home his
best World Championship Elite finish
of his career. All on his new Schwinn
Sting Prototype frame.... ( More )

Yahoo! Groups Schwinn-StingRay

Gene`s BMX launches an Yahoo!
Groups forum
for the New Schwinn
Orange County Choppers Sting-Ray
This is a independent group, So feel
free to post and share your thoughts,
news, storys, photos & ideas. Join in
this new group & help make it grow.

Washington State

This week citys and town across
Washington state are cracking down
on motorized scooters. Gene`s BMX
applauds of amending ordinances in
Washington to motorized scooters.
It is not safe for young kids with out
a driver's license on roadways. More

This was Posted on Tip Top Of Page! July 05-09, 2004

News Coverage of the Chelan area Beebe Fire at
http://www.golakechelan.com Also Wenatchee Area
Fire Information Links at www.genesbmx.com/other.html

Nanaimo BC Canada

ABA BMX World Championships
* July 28th - August 1st 2004. *
The whole Nanaimo crew is hard at
work to make this the best bmx race
ever.If you've never been to Canada
now's your chance. The track and
place is absolutely awesome! More

Wenatchee, Washington

17th annual Apple Century Bike Ride
Is this Saturday, June 12, 2004 It is
expected that hundreds of riders will
participate in the 50- and 100-mile
rides, which start at the Wenatchee
Convention Center."Finish Line Fest"
Information - ( More1 ) & ( More2 )

Wenatchee, Washington

Washington State Omnium Stage
Race Championships - AKA - The
Wenatchee Twilight Criterium was
June 5th & 6th, 2004 at Wenatchee
Centennial Park & was a big success.
Results and some Photos have been
posted for you to view and enjoy...

Wenatchee, Washington

Washington State Omnium Stage
Race Championships - AKA - the
Wenatchee Twilight Criterium is this
June 5th & 6th, 2004 at Wenatchee
Centennial Park. WSBA numbers
will be used Rentals will be available
at the race. - Information ( More )

Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth Skate Park

A Ribbon Cutting to open the new
Leavenworth Skate Park thats is
located at Chumstick Hwy. at the
foot of the Cascade High Schools
parking lot on May 28th 2004 The
$140,000 project is a reality ( more )

Bend & Redmond, Oregon

High Desert & Smith Rock BMX
Memorial Day Weekend Race Fest!
** A 1000 Point BMX Weekend **
May 28th thru May 31st 2004
The tracks are hosting a Redline Cup
Qualifer! And a State Championship
Qualifer!. A Big weekend! ( More )

Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth Skate Park

The first stages of the construction
process is now underway. The soon
to be Leavenworth skate park with a
unknown completion date is located
at Chumstick Hwy. at the foot of the
Cascade High Schools parking lot....

Camp Woodward West, California

Schwinn`s Nate Berkheimer getting
some big air this last weekend at the
UCI BMX Supercross in California.
BMX Mania has lots of cool photos,
reports from UCI BMX Supercross.
BMX Mania.com is your one stop
for BMX racing news! world wide!

Wenatchee, Washington

The Wenatchee Valleys largest
celebration of the year is the 85th
Washington Apple Blossom Festival.
April 23 through May 2, 2004 The
festival is a safe, fun, family event that
represents the values of Wenatchee`s
Valley and the Community. ( More )

Yakima, Washington

Yakima Valley Outdoor BMX

Opens April 24th & 25th 2004
both days are Single Point races at
Ahtanum Youth Park in Yakima with
Free Parking-Free Admission, So
ride on out to the track and Race.
Info - www.yakimavalleybmx.com

Monterey, California

Team Schwinn makes a big Splash at
the 2004 Hyundai/ Sea Otter Classic
See Schwinn`s News Press Releases,
1 - Schwinn heads off to Sea Otter...
2 - TJ Lavin rides downhill at event...
3 - Schwinn at the Sea Otter Classic.
4 - Schwinn`s 2004 Sea Otter Video

Wenatchee, Washington

The 2004 Ridge To River Relays

are April 17-18. Partly cloudy skies,
cooler temperatures are expected as
more than 3,000 racers compete in
the two Ridge to River Relay events
on Saturday and Sunday. This is the
24th-annual River 2 River Relay more

The newest Schwinn BMX team rider

Schwinn BMX Pro Nate Berkheimer
has a lot going on. Nate is always
thinking, and to help out by bringing
more fans into the Schwinn pits at the
bmx races, he brought his little buddy
Oscar to the Spring Break Nationals
in Florida this last weekend. ( More )

Sarasota, Florida April 9th-11th

Schwinn`s BMX AA Pro Nate
Berkheimer took to the Sarasota
BMX track this past weekend for
the 3rd round of the 2004 NBL
National Pro Series with some bad
luck, But Nate's dog Oscar kept the
crowd around Schwinn`s Pit ( More)
( Click Here! for Photos-Results )

Boise, Idaho

Treasure Valley Indoor BMX

is hosting a 500 point weekend
April 16th, 17th, and 18th 2004
This will be a great exciting weekend
at the Treasure Valley Indoor BMX
The track is in great condition, So
ride on out & join them on this race.

Pasco, Washington

"Click on Photo for more Photos"
* ABA Great Northwest Nationals *
AA Pro rider Nate Birkheimer shows
the Schwinn logo & looks cool racing
A big thumbs up! to the ABA and
the riders. The Northwest Nationals
2004 was a big success ( More )

Schwinn Releases New Sting-Ray

Schwinn, one of America’s favorite
brands, is proud to announce the
launch of the all-new “ Sting-Ray
bicycle, Schwinn releases the new
version of its famous Sting-Ray hitting
stores in April 2004. Schwinn`s new
Sting-Ray the rebirth of what cool is.

Yakima, Washington

Yakima Valley Indoor BMX

A BIG Double-Double weekend
March 13, 2004 RFL-Double
March 14, 2004 SCR-Double
Here is the new website address for
Yakima BMX but under development

Boulder City, NV.

Schwinn AA Pro, Nate Berkhiemer
rules at the NBL Pro Opener.Nate
Birkheimer has settled into his new
role as the Schwinn AA Pro. Nate
will be off to the Northwest Nationals
in Washington in a few weeks for the
next round of AA Pro series ( More)

Schwinn`s New AA Pro BMXer

Schwinn is proud to announce the
addition of Nate Berkheimer to the
BMX Team. Nate will head up the
return of Schwinn to BMX racing
and will help develope a new line of
Schwinn BMX race frames & bikes
with the Schwinn R & D team( More)

Moseslake, Washington

Moseslake BMX Complex

The BMX Track has been proposed
and the Moseslake city council has
approved the funds for building an
ABA BMX dirt race track.The track
will be located next to the Larson
Park Batting cages. See ( More )

*** BMX Racing Practice Tip! ***

BMX Practice Start Gates?

Learn How to Build a BMX Practice
Starting Gate. This maybe old-school
but it does work if one wants to ride
and practice. Also some information
on where you can buy a one or two
person aluminum practice gate. More

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*** Pacific Cycle Sales to Dorel Industries ***
January 13, 2004
Montreal, Canada-based firm Dorel Industries Ltd.
Buys the top leading bicycle industry manufacture
Wisconsin US-based firm Pacific Cycle Ltd. for $310-million (U.S.),
Pacific Cycle manufactures of such brands as Schwinn bicycles, GT bicycles,
Mongoose bicycles, and BMX brands. Powerful brands will give Dorel leading
position in the U.S. bicycle industry. Dorel Industries markets and distributes
juvenile products and home furnishings such as infant car seats and step ladders.

Photo - Pro Flatland BMX rider Bo Wade, left,
with Martin Schwartz, Dorel's president, and
Chris Hornung, chief executive of Pacific Cycle.
Pacific Cycle acquired by Dorel Industries ( Official Pacific Cycle Press Releases )
Dorel buys Pacific Cycle firm for $310-million (U.S.) ( AP News Clip )
Dorel to Acquire Pacific Cycle ( The Full Story Reported by PR News Wire )

2004 Northwest Winter Cup Series!

3 Indoor Tracks, 3 Weekends,
3 Double Pointers. Six(6) Races.
Oasis Indoor BMX - January 31st &
February 1st ~ North Woods Indoor
BMX - February 7th & 8th And the
Peninsula Indoor BMX - February
14th & 15th. Information Click Here!

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