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12-30-2014: * Centennial Park Pan Am BMX Centre May Host Future World Cups, Worlds.
12-19-2014: * The 2015 UCI BMX World Championships 3-D BMX Track Layout.jpg
12-19-2014: * UCI: The 2015 UCI BMX World Championships Race Track Is Official.
12-19-2014: * Inside San Franciscos Bid For 2024 Olympic Summer Games.
12-18-2014: * Selection Process Underway For Rio 2016 Olympic Games Volunteers.
12-17-2014: * Mexico Olympic Committee President Wants To Revive 2024 Olympic Bid.
12-16-2014: * United States Will Bid For 2024 Olympics But Choose City Later.
12-16-2014: * USOC Board: Were Bidding For 2024.
12-16-2014: * United States To Bid For 2024 Olympic And Paralympic.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = December 2014 ~~~)

* BMX Champion Brings Home National BMX Title.
Medford, Oregon USA -- 12/29/2014
Alex Steeves, 14, a freshman at North Medford High School, works out at the Bear Creek
BMX track in Medford Monday. Jessica Steeves doesnt get nervous watching her 14-year
-old son, BMX racer Alex Steeves, pedal at high speeds over jumps and around berms.

* Bikes Moved Out Of New Bend Skate Park Goal Is To End Conflicts.
Bend, Oregon USA -- 12/23/2014
Another change that was implemented last week is that user access was updated
and bikes are no longer allowed in the new skatepark. Bikes are welcome at the
old skatepark at the parks northern end. Known in the community as "Pondi," the
old skatepark is multi-use and open to bikes, scooters and skateboards.

* Toys, Bikes Provided During Food Bank Event.
Moses Lake, Washington USA -- 12/23/2014
Hundreds of Moses Lake families benefited from the generosity of others on Saturday
as Community Services of Moses Lake gave away toys and bicycles for the holidays.
Moses Lake residents gathered early and in bunches for CSMLs toy giveaway.

* Will Cavelero Community Park Have A BMX Track, It Looks That Way.
Lake Stevens, Washington USA -- 12/16/2014
On Tuesday, December 9th, Kevin Teague, Senior Park Planner for Snohomish County
Parks and Recreation and Rebecca Ableman from the City of Lake Stevens presented
three alternative park plans to a full house. The Lake Stevens Fire District Conference
Room was filled with people of all ages. Kids to senior citizens came to view the plans
and give their opinions. The majority of the audience appeared to be affiliated with the
BMX Group, who were allowed to make a brief presentation. Becky Ableman spoke
about the park planning process and then Kevin Teague went over the park site and the
three alternative park plans.

* BMX Track In Lake Stevens.
Lake Stevens, Washington USA -- 12/16/2014
Dear Editor, - My name is Mike Albright. I was born and raised in Bellevue and I now
live in Bend, Oregon. Ive been racing BMX since 1978 and I started working at Seattle
Bike Supply (Redline Bicycles) in 1996 after owning a bicycle store in Bellingham and I
now own a bicycle distribution company called Cascade Velo and also a Photography business
(specializing in cycling photography) in Bend, Oregon. I am writing to give my full support
for the efforts to build a covered BMX tack in Lake Stevens, WA. BMX is a family-oriented
olympic sport where many of the moms and dads race as well as their kids. BMX is an individual
sport where teams are sometimes involved in side competition but its really like one big family.

* Tears For Teen Skateboarder Who Died After Downtown Crash.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 12/07/2014
The skateboarding community is remembering a teen who died after a crash in downtown
Boise. Family and friends held a skatepark vigil Sunday evening for Brenden Rogers, 13.
Police say the Boise teen had been riding a skateboard downtown when he collided with a
large pick-up truck that was leaving a parking garage. The circumstances are still unclear,
but Rogers later died from his injuries.

* Bicycle Project Seeking Donations.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 12/04/2014
The Boise Bicycle Project wants that unused bike sitting in your garage or shed so
it can make Christmas a brighter day for a child. For some reason, we are in desperate
need of used 20-inch BMX bikes for our volunteers to begin working on for the big day.

* The Seattle Bicycle Expo Relaunches For 2015.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 12/04/2014

Were excited to announce that the Seattle Bike Expo will now be produced by Cascadia
Events. The new Seattle Bike Show will be held at the CenturyLink Field Event Center
on February 28th - March 01st, 2015 See More Info: * www.seattlebikeshow.com

* Bend Girl Wins At BMX Grand National.
Bend, Oregon USA -- 12/03/2014
Olivia Armstrong, of Bend, won the girls cruiser title at the USA BMX Grand National
this past weekend. Armstrong, a 14-year-old freshman at Bend High, defeated riders from
Missouri, Nevada, California, Texas, Tennessee, Florida to win the age 13-14 cruiser title.
This News Is Also Via: My Central Oregon: * BMX Winner Is From Bend.

* $1.25M Donation Will Upgrade Boise Skate Park.
Boise, Idaho USA -- 12/02/2014
The wheels are turning on another big change coming to downtown Boise with the help of a
hefty donation from the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation. The Rhodes Skate Park is
set to become a Northwest skateboarding destination and a safe place for family gatherings.

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The ABA-USA BMX Grand National Is This
November 27th - 30th, 2014 In Tulsa, Oklahoma USA.
Watch This Event: http://usabmx.com/webcast

* YouTube Video Playlist: - ABA-USA BMX 2014 Grand National Pro Series.
* BMX Mania.com Report Page: 2014 USA BMX Grand National Tulsa, OK. = Photos.
* 11-28-2014 Results: ABA-USA BMX 2014 Grand National Race Of Champions.
* 11-29-2014 Results: ABA-USA BMX 2014 Grand National Pro Series Final.

News:
* 12-01-2014: - BMX Competition Races Through Tulsa.
* 12-01-2014: - Latvian Takes First Place In Major U.S BMX Tournament.
* 12-01-2014: - SE Bikes: More Javier Colombo At The Grands.
* 11-30-2014: - SE Bikes: Javier Colombo Is Champion.
* 11/28/2014: - Flickr Photos: Strider Racing At USA BMX Grands Nationals Tulsa, OK..
* 11-28-2014: - Prestigious USA BMX Grand Nationals Is Mecca In Tulsa For Bikers.
* 11-28-2014: - More Than 4,000 Entrants Travel To Tulsa To Compete In BMX Grands.
* 11-28-2014: - USA BMX Grands ROC Champions 2014 No.1s Photo Gallery.
* 11-28-2014: - Photo Gallery: BMX Riders Compete At Expo Square.
* 11-28-2014: - Willoughby Headlines Strong Aussie Contingent To Compete In America.
* 11-28-2014: - USA BMX Grand Nationals This Weekend In Tulsa.
* 11-27-2014: - USA BMX Grands Practice Photo Gallery.
* 11-27-2014: - USA BMX Racing Series In Tulsa Over Thanksgiving Weekend.
* 11-25-2014: - Professional BMX Rider Talks To Broken Arrow Students.
* 11-24-2014: - SE Bikes: Javier Colombo Lookin Fresh For The Grands.
* 11-20-2014: - SE Bikes: The 2014 USABMX Grand Nationals Are Coming.
* 11-20-2014: - Cape Coral BMX Racers To Compete Nationally.
* 11-19-2014: - Bendigos Rising BMX Stars Set To Race In America.
* 11-18-2014: - USA BMX Reveals Layout For This Years Grands Track.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = November 2014 ~~~)

* Bike And Scooter Riders Want To Use Medford Skate Park.
Medford, Oregon USA -- 11/15/2014
Local skaters who use the skateboard park at Medfords Bear Creek Park are concerned
about a request by trick bike riders who are seeking a rule change at the facility.
The Medford Parks and Recreation Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and will
likely discuss the request to allow bikers to use the skate park.

* Thousands Of Dollars In Bikes, Equipment Stolen At Popular BMX Track.
Sumner, Washington USA -- 11/12/2014
Who would steal from kids? Thatís the question a local community wants answered after
thieves stole thousands of dollars in crucial equipment used to run a popular BMX track.
For 15-year-old Marcus Hutko, biking is everything. His home away from home is the River
Valley BMX Park in Sumner. Right now, he would normally be on his bike, but Marcus cant
ride here anymore. In fact, no one can.

* Bellingham Police Recover $46k Worth Of Stolen Bikes From Transients.
Bellingham, Washington USA -- 11/05/2014
A police officer and his police dog who were patrolling an area hit by bicycle thieves
found two men with two stolen bikes and then found eight more stolen bikes at a campsite
nearby, police say. The 10 bikes were valued at a total of $46,600, and the two men were
arrested early Wednesday, Nov. 5, near the 800 block of Fraser Street.

* Old Spokes Home Gives New Life To More Than 600 Bikes Per Year.
Tacoma, Washington USA -- 11/01/2014
The sign hanging at the Browns Point house says Old Spokes Home, but this isnt where
old bikes go to live out their final days. Its where old bikes go to be young again.
The community outreach effort started with modest intentions in 2000, but has grown
into an operation that gives away more than 600 refurbished bikes per year.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = October 2014 ~~~)

* Detectives Target Bicycle Thieves Connected To Drug Crimes.
Seattle, Washington USA ( Kiro 7 News ) -- 10/31/2014
Detectives from Seattle, the University of Washington campus, Bellevue, and Olympia
say bicycle thefts are on the rise. They believe the thefts are connected to drug dealers
and users. We suspect that a lot of money that is going towards these bikes is going
towards buying drugs, said Laura Wohl of Olympia Police.

* Teenager On Bicycle Hit By Car In Moses Lake Saturday.
Moses Lake, Washington USA -- 10/27/2014
A Moses Lake teenage bicyclist was injured when he was struck by a car on
state Route 17 near Nelson Road in Moses Lake Saturday afternoon. The 14
-year-old boy was crossing the intersection and reportedly did not yield to the
oncoming car. Police did not say whether or not he was wearing a helmet.

* Long-Awaited Skate Bowl To Be Built In Burton.
Burton - Vashon, Washington USA -- 10/22/2014
Almost four years after the Vashon Park District received a King County grant to
build an outdoor skatepark, commissioners have voted to move ahead with the project,
and construction of a skate bowl at the Burton Adventure Recreation Center (BARC)
is expected to begin soon. The project was conceived nearly a decade ago but has
been impeded by considerable delays.

* BMXer Claims Caldwell Police Violated His Rights During Detaining.
Caldwell, Idaho USA -- 10/20/2014
Joe Dondero says back in August he and a group of friends were showing of
their biking talents at the Plaza Skate Park in Caldwell when an officer approached
them for being in the park after hours. The park closes at 11:00. The police report
says the officer arrived at 11:12. He just rolled in and said the park is closed. Go
home. He gave us maybe 30 seconds. He said did I stutter? Basically that was enough
to tick off some people and that is exactly what happened, Dondero told reporter
Chris Oswalt. Dondero says the officers actions were out of line.

* Moses Lake Closing Recreation Center, Canceling Holiday Show.
Moses Lake, Washington USA -- 10/15/2014

Moses Lake is closing Larson Recreation Center and cancelling the museums
holiday show. The city council made the decision Tuesday night. City Manager Joe
Gavinski said. The decision includes the ice rink, the building and the BMX track.
The Larson Recreation Center, including the BMX track - Is Closed To The Public.
Also See Some Other News Sources About Moses Lake Recreation Center Closing:
* 11-05-2014: - Ifiberone: - Moses Lake Looks To Cut $1.7 million To Balance 2015.
* 10-31-2014: - CBH: - City Council Hears Plans To Save Larson Ice Rink.
* 10-29-2014: - City Council Special Budget Meeting November 4th, 2014 At 7pm.
* 10-27-2014: - CBH: - Larson Rec Center Supporters Work To Save Rec Center.
* 10-24-2014: - Kxly: - Property Tax Dispute Keeps Youth Hockey Team Off Ice.
* 10-24-2014: - CBH: - REC Silicon Wants Grant County To Rescind Tax Bill.
* 10-24-2014: - City Council Statement: On The Budget: Page 01.jpg -&- Page 02.jpg
* 10-24-2014: - YouTube Video: Ifiberone: - News Cast: ML Recreation Center Closing.
* 10-23-2014: - YouTube Video: Ifiberone: - Moses Lake Sports Organizations React.
* 10-23-2014: - Ifiberone: - Moses Lake Sports Organizations React To Closure.
* 10-22-2014: - CBH: - Larson Recreation Center Events, Activities Canceled.
* 10-20-2014: - CBH: - City Will Close Larson Rec Center, Cancel Holiday Show.
* 10-17-2014: - 97rock: - Popular Moses Lake Recreation Center Closes, $1.3 Million Shortfall.
* 10-16-2014: - Krem2: - $1.3 Million Shortfall Closes Moses Lake Recreation Center BMX.
* 10-15-2014: - Ifiberone: - Officials State Charging More Wont Pay For Moses Lake Ice Rink.
* 10-15-2014: - YouTube Video: Ifiberone: - News Cast: ML Recreation Center Closing.
* 10-15-2014: - Gene`s BMX: - You would think that the ( ML-BMX ) would start thinking of
relocating the BMX track off of city property and getting grants to support it. Lots of places in
and around Moses Lake to do so. But then again, The Moses Lake BMX does not like support.

* BMX Arena Offers Rides For All Ages.
Port Orchard, Washington USA -- 10/15/2014
Theres a lot going on at the Peninsula Indoor BMX Arena on a Saturday evening,
but track operator Alan Mazuti is on top of things. He is also focused on what he
feels everyone should be about when they come to the arena.

* Seattle Launches Bikes Share With 500 Bikes.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 10/14/2014
Pronto Cycle Share, offering 500 bikes across 50 stations in Seattle, went live
Oct. 13, providing residents and visitors a fleet of bikes to get around the Puget
Sound. Pronto is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.

* Preventing Injuries From Extreme Sports.
Idaho Falls, Idaho USA -- 10/10/2014
Extreme sports like skateboarding and BMX are popular in Eastern Idaho.
These sports can be highly dangerous especially if the right precautions
arent taken. The local skate park does not require helmets or padding, but
officials from the parks and recreation department in Idaho Falls highly
encourage park goers to wear safety gear.

* The Seattle Bicycle Expo Has Been Discontinued.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 10/07/2014

After 24 years, Cascade Bicycle Club has decided to not continue producing
the Seattle Bike Expo Due to the decline in attendance over the last few years.

* Ellensburg Plans Expansions For Rotary Park.
Ellensburg, Washington USA -- 10/03/2014
Rotary Park in Ellensburg is going to see some major improvements starting this year.
Action News learned what steps the citys taking to make the green space a tourist
destination. The city wont stop there. Future plans include a BMX track, a roller rink,
more fields and more places to relax in the shade. ACC: * EllensburgBMX.html

* Sports Briefs - Roughrider Athletes Of The Week: Last BMX Race Day.
Port Angeles, Washington USA -- 10/02/2014
The Port Angeles BMX track will hold its final race of the season on Sunday.
Sign-ups run from noon to 1 p.m. Racing follows and the tracks yearly potluck
and Olympic games follow racing. For more information, visit pabmxtrack.com

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2015 Pan American Games BMX - Toronto, Canada

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Photos: - It Looks Like The 2015 Pan American Games BMX Track In
Toronto, Canada Is Coming Along Nicely. - 2015 Pan American Games
In Toronto, Canada Is July 10th - 26th, 2015. ( * www.toronto2015.org )
* Toronto 2015 BMX Information * Centennial Park Pan Am BMX Centre.

* Public Meeting Debates Centennial Parks Coming BMX Track.
Toronto, Ontario Canada ( Yonge Street News ) -- 11/05/2014
* Residents Angry About Cost, Effects Of Pan Am BMX Facility In Centennial Park. ( Link 2 )
Toronto, Ontario Canada ( Inside Toronto News ) -- 10/17/2014
* Upgrades Near Completion As Construction Begins On BMX Course In Centennial Park.
Toronto, Ontario Canada ( Inside Toronto News ) -- 07/31/2014
* Mayor Ford Unsuccessful In Bid To Move BMX Facility Out Of Centennial Park.
Toronto, Ontario Canada ( Inside Toronto News ) -- 07/16/2014

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #5 - Chula Vista, California Sept. 25-27, 2014 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )
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* Replay: YouTube LIVE! Feed: (Main Event): UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista.. = Video.
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* Replay: YouTube LIVE! Feed: (Preview Show): UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista = Video.

* UCI BMX Supercross World Cup: Phillips And Buchanan Grab Overall Titles...
* Caroline Buchanan Crowned Series Champion While Sam Willoughby Caps Off
* Canberras Caroline Buchanan Wraps Up BMX World Cup Series Crown...........
* Willoughby And Pajon Win Final UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Race............
* Nic Long, Alise Post Ride To Medals In Supercross World Cup Final Saturday..
* GB Liam Phillips Crowned 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Champion.....
* YouTube Video: - 2014 UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista: Mens Final................
* YouTube Video: - 2014 UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista: Womens Final...........
* YouTube Replay: - UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista: Live Feed Main Event....
* Aussies On Track For Success At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chula Vista
* New Zealand BMXer Sarah Walker Injured Again At UCI BMX Supercross.....
* Fastest Time Trial Laps For Fields And Pajon At Final World Cup Round............
* Four Time Trial Medals For U.S. At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Finale.....
* Liam Phillips Sixth In Chula Vista UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Time Trial..
* YouTube Video: - UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista: Mens Time Trial................
* YouTube Video: - UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista: Womens Time Trial............
* YouTube Replay: - UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista: Qualifying & Timetrials...
* Canberras Caroline Buchanan Chases UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Glory.
* BMX Mania Report Page: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Chula Vista, Cali. = Photos.
* UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Season Comes To An End This Weekend.......
* YouTube Video: - UCI BMX Supercross Chula Vista: Dans Comp Preview Show
* YouTube Video: - UCI BMX Supercross 2014 Chula Vista: Track Animation......
* New Zealand Kiwi BMX Riders Buoyed By Daunting Test In USA.....................
* Willoughby And Buchanan Brace For UCU BMX Supercross World Cup Final....
* Deciding Round Of The 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup In Chula Vista...
* USA BMX Racing Returns To Chula Vista U.S. Olympic Training Center............
* ABA-USA BMX Hall Of Fame Nationals Vet Pro Series Information....................
* Liam Phillips Calm Ahead Of The UCI BMX Supercross Climax In Chula Vista...
* Great Britain Set For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Climax In Chula Vista....
* Kyle Evans Determined To Score At UCI BMX Supercross Final In Chula Vista.
* G.B. Team Named For Final Round Of 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup....
* Photo 3-D Track Layout For: - UCI BMX Supercross 2014 Chula Vista, Calif.jpg
* Note: This Is A BMX Olympic Ranking Points Event For The 2016 Rio Olympics
* Results For UCI BMX Supercross #5 Chula Vista, Calif:- * www.bmx-results.com

Chula Vista, California USA

The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup # 05 In
Chula Vista, California USA Sept. 25-27, 2014
The BMX Racing Was Fast And Furious - And
Spectacular. - Sam Willoughby Won Elite Mens
And - Mariana Pajon Won Elite Womens Finals.
Team USA - Nic Long Earned A Silver Medal.
See:- All Of The Coverage And The Reports....

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = September 2014 ~~~)

* Redmond Opens New Bike Park To Replace Informal Biking Spot.
Redmond - Woodinville, Washington USA -- 09/30/2014
The park was built by volunteers over the summer and is made up of dirt jumps,
trails and features for BMX and mountain bike riders. The park replaced the
unsanctioned jumps that cyclists have been building on that site just south of
Hartman Park in the forest for decades.

* State Charges Kent BMX Bike Racer With Theft In Disability Scam.
Kent, Washington USA -- 09/29/2014
A 51 year old Kent man who raced BMX-style bicycles while claiming he was
too disabled to work stands accused of defrauding the state. The Washington
Attorney Generals Office filed first-degree theft charges against Tony T. Perry
Sr. Perry, 51, is scheduled to appear on the felony charge in Thurston County
Superior Court on Tuesday, according to a state Department of Labor &
Industries (L&I) media release. = ( lni.wa.gov/News/2014/pr140929a.asp )
09/30/2014 - * Video Helped State Build Theft Case Against BMX Racer.

* Thieves Steal Bicycles Meant For Underprivileged Kids Twice.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 09/25/2014
Thieves broke into a South Seattle nonprofit Friday night that fixes donated
bicycles for underpriveleged kids but they didn't stop there. The staff at Bike
Works, located at 3709 South Ferdinand Street, arrived at the shop Saturday
morning to find someone had cut through large metal bars on the barbed wire fence.

* Moses Lake Reduces Street Repairs, Raises Ambulance Fees By $2.85.
Moses Lake, Washington USA -- 09/24/2014
To avoid possible revenue problems next year the city council approved a $2.85 monthly
increase to the ambulance fee and divert money from the street repair and reconstruction
budget at its Tuesday night meeting. The move will allow the city to keep Larson Recreation
Center, the ice skating rink and BMX track open, City Manager Joe Gavinski said.

* BMX Enthusiasts Soar Over Mill Creek.
Mill Creek, Washington USA -- 09/19/2014
BMX enthusiasts were flying high Saturday, Sept. 6, during a BMX Bike Jam
at Mill Creek Sports Park. BMX, or bicycle motocross, is a cycle sport
performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX.

* Skateboarder Mitchie Brusco On His Love For The Sport.
Bellevue, Washington USA -- 09/18/2014
Mitchie Brusco of Kirkland is one of several high-profile skaters who will be at
EZRocks Skate for the Cure kickoff event Friday (Sept. 19) from noon to 1 pm.
at Highland Community Park/Bellevue Skate Park, 14224 Bel-Red Road. The
event will also celebrate the Bellevue Skate Parks 20th anniversary.

* Redmond Police Address Skate Park Safety After Recent Reported Assault.
Redmond, Washington USA -- 09/18/2014
For about 20 years, the Edge Skate Park at 83rd Street in downtown Redmond
has been a place for skateboarders of all ages and skill levels to gather and
practice their skills. But some of the non skating related activity has one regular
park goer concerned about his and others safety, Some of the teens also exhibit a
gang like mentality, creating their own rules at the park.

* Local BMX Riders Compete In State Championships.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 09/18/2014
Snoqualmie Valley riders competed in the recent Washington State BMX
(bicycle motocross) Championship series in Richland Wash. The championship
was the final event in a 12-race series at tracks throughout the state.

* The ABA-USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals On September 12th - 14th, 2014
At The Columbia Basin BMX Track - Info: Results: Reports: Photos: Videos.

Richland, Washington USA -- 09/14/2014
The Event Moto Count Was: Friday 50 motos, Saturday 132 motos, Sunday 129 motos.

* Barbecue Will Support Treatment For Stricken Skateboarder.
Medford, Oregon USA -- 09/13/2014
A local teen who traded his skateboard for a wheelchair after a massive stroke
two years ago is finally en route Saturday to a special rehab facility in the Midwest
while local skaters rally at his beloved skate park to raise money to help him.

* BMX Board Of Directors Thanks Rip City Riders.
Klamath Falls, Oregon USA -- 09/12/2014
We, the board of directors of Klamath Falls BMX, would like to say thank you to
the Rip City Riders for their generous donation of $500 for track improvements.

* Moses Lake Prepares To Cut Services After Losing Property Tax Revenue.
Moses Lake, Washington USA -- 09/11/2014
The city is considering closing the Larson Recreation Center, the BMX track,
the ice skating rink, ending the summer concert series and raising ambulance
fees to cover the loss. City Manager Joe Gavinski stated in a letter the city
will need to replace the lost revenue, and proposed saving roughly $304,000 by
closing the ice rink, the Larson Recreation Center, the BMX track and ending
the summer concert series. - This News Also Via On: - C.B.H.

* Washington State Dedicates Its First U.S. Bike Route.
Anacortes, Washington USA -- 09/11/2014
WSDOT and Washington Bikes to host celebration. - Washingtonians invited
to join officials in Anacortes this Sunday, Sept. 14th, 2014 to celebrate and
dedicate Washingtons first segment of a new national bike route system.

* Young Bike Theft Victim: Im Gonna Rip Their Ears Off.
Sedro-Woolley, Washington USA -- 09/10/2014
A bike can mean the world to an 8-year-old. And it can hurt when somebody steals
that precious two wheeler. Sad, answered third grader Jayden Felton when asked
how he feels after learning somebody made off with his Tony Hawk BMX bicycle.

* BMX Riding With Pride.
Sequim, Washington USA -- 09/10/2014
Intermediate rider Jericho Stuntz of Port Angeles celebrates a first place state
championship after successful racing at USA BMX finals in Richland on Aug. 24.
Fourteen riders with Port Angeles BMX competed at the finals, in Richland Wa.

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #4 - Santiago Del Estero Is Sept. 06-07, 2014 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )
Also Webcast Via On: - ( * Gene`s BMX.com Alternative Live Video Feed Page... )
* Replay: YouTube LIVE! Feed: (Main Event): UCI BMX Supercross Santiago Del.. = Video.
* Replay: YouTube LIVE! Feed: (Qualifying & Timetrials): UCI BMX Supercross..... = Video.
* Replay: YouTube LIVE! Feed: (Preview Show): UCI BMX Supercross Sept 5, 2014 = Video.

* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup 2014 Argentina: - Mens Final...
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup 2014 Argentina:- Womens Final
* Close Racing In Argentina At The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Stop #4...........
* Photo Finish Declares Strombergs The Winner In UCI BMX Supercross Argentina.
* McLeod Third In BMX Supercross Argentina; Buchanan Extends Her Series Lead.
* Canadas Tory Nyhaug On The Podium At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup # 4......
* Crash Forces Walker Out Of Final At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Argentina.
* Alise Post Earns Supercross Silver On Final Day In Santiago Del Estero Argentina
* Phillips Second In Argentina To Extend UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Lead......
* UCI BMX Supercross World Cup: Phillips And Pajon Win Time Trials Finals...........
* Santiago Del Estero Locals Villegas And Diaz Show Stellar Performance Qualifying
* Australian Caroline Buchanan Primed For BMX World Cup Argentina Success......
* New Zealand Kiwis Shining At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup # 4 In Argentina..
* Stancil, Fields & Sharrah Time Trial Onto Podium At BMX World Cup Argentina...
* Phillips Wins UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Time Trial In Santiago del Estero...
* BMX Mania Report Page: UCI BMX Supercross Santiago Del Estero, Argentina.. = Photos.
* YouTube Video: - GoPro Track Preview: UCI BMX Supercross 2014 Argentina.......
* Phillips Targets UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Victory After Worlds Frustration
* 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup: Penultimate Round In Argentina................
* BMX Australia: - UCI BMX SX World Cup #4: Santiago Del Estero, Argentina.....
* Preview: Great Britain Travel To Argentina For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
* Tre Whyte Keen To Build On BMX Worlds Showing At Supercross World Cup.......
* YouTube Video: - Great Britains Phillips Focussed On UCI BMX Supercross Title..
* Great Britain Team Named: Santiago del Estero UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
* YouTube Video: 3-D Track Layout UCI BMX Supercross 2014 Santiago Del Estero
* Photo 3-D Track Layout For: - UCI BMX Supercross 2014 Santiago Del Estero.jpg
* Note: This Is A BMX Olympic Ranking Points Event For The 2016 Rio Olympics....
* Results For UCI BMX Supercross #4 Santiago Del Estero:- * www.bmx-results.com

Santiago Del Estero, Argentina

The UCI BMX Supercross World Cup # 04 In
Santiago Del Estero Argentina Sept. 6-7, 2014
The BMX Racing Was Fast And Furious And
Spectacular. Maris Strombergs Won Elite Mens
And Mariana Pajon Won Elite Womens Finals.
Team USA Alise Post Earned A Silver Medal.
See:- All Of The Coverage And The Reports....

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( www.nanjing2014.org/en )
Youth Olympic Games In Nanjing, China August 16th - 28th, 2014.

08/19/2014 * Niek Kimman (NED), Azuero Gonzalez (ECU) Dominate In BMX.
08/19/2014 * YouTube Video: - BMX Highlights-Semi-Finals And Finals.
08/19/2014 * Olympic TV Video: - BMX Highlights-Semi-Finals And Finals.
08/19/2014 * YouTube Videos Playlist: - 2014 Youth Olympic Games Nanjing China.
08/19/2014 * Photos Album:- The 2014 Youth Olympic Games BMX Nanjing, China..
08/19/2014 * Photo: - Results: 2014 YOG BMX Final: - Mens.jpg
08/19/2014 * Photo: - Results: 2014 YOG BMX Final: - Womens.jpg
08/19/2014 * Results & Schedule: - Youth Olympic Games BMX Racing August 19th, 2014.
08/19/2014 * YouTube Live! - Day 3 Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games August 19th, 2014.
08/19/2014 * IOC News: - Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab Opens Its Doors.
08/19/2014 * Nanjing 2014 Embraced By The Nation.
08/18/2014 * Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab Ramps Up Attention On Skateboarding. + * FB Photo.
08/18/2014 * Sports Demonstrations Enliven Yuzui Park: Skateboarding.
08/17/2014 * Photo: The 2014 Youth Olympic Games BMX Track Nanjing, China.jpg
08/16/2014 * YouTube Video: Opening Ceremony Full Replay Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
08/16/2014 * Nanjing Curtain Raiser Sets The Stage For The 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
08/16/2014 * Flickr Photos: Nanjing 2014 Opening Ceremony By The IOC.
08/16/2014 * Photo: The 2014 Youth Olympic Games BMX Track Nanjing, China.jpg
08/14/2014 * Want To Watch The Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games? Heres How. - IOC News.
08/12/2014 * NBC Olympics, Universal Sports Announce Youth Olympics Coverage. - NBC OTS.
08/12/2014 * NBC Olympics, Universal Sports Announce Youth Olympics Coverage. - NBC SPB.
07/22/2014 * Nanjing 2014 BMX Test Event Held July 20th = News + Photos.
07/07/2014 * U.S. Olympic Committee Announces 94-Member 2014 U.S. YOG Team. - No BMX.
07/07/2014 * Speed, Strength, Tricks And Kicks: Check Out Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab. - IOC News.
04/08/2014 * Photo 2: The 2014 Youth Olympic Games BMX Track Nanjing, China.jpg
04/08/2014 * Photo 1: The 2014 Youth Olympic Games BMX Track Nanjing, China.jpg
00/00/2014 * UCI BMX: YOG 2014 Page: Information Guide & Qualifications System.
00/00/2014 * IOC + YOG WebPage:- www.olympic.org/youth-olympic-games.
00/00/2010 * 2010 Youth Olympic Games Singapore BMX Information Page.

Other News:
09/10/2014 * Cycling Teams Reinvent The Wheel In Nanjing.
08/28/2014 * Nanjing Signs Off In Style As Curtain Falls On The 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
08/28/2014 * Flickr Photos: Nanjing 2014 Closing Ceremony By The IOC.
08/28/2014 * IOC: - Bright Future For The Youth Olympic Games.
08/26/2014 * Exclusive: Skateboarding Must Retain Unique Identity Even If It Joins Olympics.
08/24/2014 * Czechs Find Winning Formula As Cycling Breaks New Ground.
08/22/2014 * Nanjing 2014 Getting More International Coverage Than Youd Imagine Claims IOC.
08/22/2014 * Colombians See Off European Challenge To Clinch Gold In Mens Team Cycling.
08/22/2014 * Italian Women Sprint To Cycling Team Event Win By A Wheels Length.
08/21/2014 * IOC President Enjoys Great Sporting Moments At Nanjing 2014 Sports Lab.
08/20/2014 * French Olympic Chief Concerned Over Impact Of Large-Scale Nature Of Nanjing 2014.
08/19/2014 * Nanjing 2014 Fantastic But Should Not Be A Blueprint For Future Games, Claims Bach.


( Click On A Photo For Full Size. )
Photos: - April 08th, 2014 It Looks Like The 2014 Y.O.G. BMX Track In
Nanjing, China Is Coming Along Nicely. The 2014 Youth Olympic Games
In Nanjing, China Is August 16th - 28th, 2014. * www.nanjing2014.org/en

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = August 2014 ~~~)

* BMX State Championships Returns To Caldwell.
Caldwell, Idaho USA -- 08/20/2014
Some 150 riders (and about 200 spectators) will converge on Caldwell Friday,
Aug. 22-Sunday, Aug. 24, for the Idaho BMX State Championship the first time
in 10 years the event has been held in the Treasure Valley. Though many will
go home with scuffed elbows and dinged bike frames, a proud few with trophies.

* Dew Tour: Dennis Enarson Takes All In BMX Streetstyle.
Portland, Oregon USA -- 08/17/2014
Taking over Portland, Oregon like the Dew Tour never had before, streetstyle shut down
Broadway Street while the best in BMX took to the street and blew away the crowds.

* Dew Tour: Kyle Baldock Dominates The BMX Dirt Session.
Portland, Oregon USA -- 08/16/2014
Bringing the best in BMX dirt back to Portland, Oregon, the Dew Tour Toyota City
Championships introduced a new format for riders to take to in the BMX Dirt Session.

* Pedal Power Not Necessary.
Port Angeles, Washington USA -- 08/12/2014
Port Angeles BMX Track will be at the Clallam County Fair Aug. 14th-15th
promoting no pedal biking with Strider Bikes. Its the groups third year hosting
Strider races, aiming to get youths balancing on a bike before pedals.

* City Awarded Grant By Tony Hawk Foundation.
Othello, Washington USA -- 08/11/2014
The Tony Hawk Foundation has awarded the city of Othello a $7,500 grant
in order to build a new skate park within Lions Park. Parks and recreation
coordinator Molly Klippert said there is a catch as the foundation would
like to see the community raise $5,000 in matching funds by next January.

* Ex-SBS Rep Launches New Distribution Company.
Bend, Oregon USA (BRAIN) -- 08/11/2014
Industry veteran Mike Albright has launched his own distribution company,
Cascade Velo Distribution, where he will cater to small independent retailers.
Albright, who at one time owned a retail store and for the past 18 years had
worked at Seattle Bike Supply, is joined by former SBS rep Jesus Sotelo, as
key account manager, and Chris Grier, who will rep Cascade in Washington,
Northern Idaho and Montana. CDV Website: * http://www.cascadevelo.com

* BMX Riders On Track To Get New Digs.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 08/11/2014
Eugenes only outdoor BMX track is getting a $50,000 face-lift this summer.
Its the largest remodel so far for the kid friendly Emerald Valley bike track
that was built in 1981 on Leo Harris Parkway near Autzen Stadium. Also: kezi.

* Dew Tour Toyota City Championships Portland, Oregon Event Information.
Portland, Oregon USA -- 08/03/2014
The Dew Tour Stop # 02 In Portland, Oregon USA Is This August 16th - 17th, 2014.
This Event Is Free, No Tickets Needed. Skateboard + BMX Streetstyle, BMX Dirt.

* Worlds Top Skateboard And BMX Athletes To Compete At Dew Tour Portland.
Portland, Oregon USA ( NBC Sports Group Press Box ) -- 08/01/2014
NBC Sports Group continues the 10th Anniversary season of the Dew Tour, with the
Toyota City Championships in Portland, Ore., August 16 - 17. With many of the worlds
best athletes in BMX and skateboarding for the second stop of the 2014 Dew Tour.

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( UCI BMX World Championships - Rotterdam, Netherlands July 23-27, 2014 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via: ( R.B.TV Live: REPLAY It )
On Sunday, July 27th, 2014 At 5:20 am - 8:00 am (PST) You Can Watch It Live...
Note: The R.B.TV Live Event Feed Link Video Page Is Seen Worldwide! Online.
* NBC Universal Sports LIVE! Stream:- UCI BMX World Championships USA Only.
* YouTube LIVE! Stream:- UCI BMX World Championships - Not Available In U.S.A
* Extreme LIVE! Stream:- UCI BMX World Championships - Not Available In U.S.A.
* For Other Broadcasts See The UCI BMX World Championships Line Up (.PDF File)

~ News, Results, Photos, Videos, Sources:
* Canadian Tory Nyhaug Wins Silver Medal At UCI BMX World Championships....
* 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Spectacular Racing Rocks Rotterdam......
* Team USA Earns 3 Silver Medals As BMX Worlds Conclude Supercross Finals...
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: - Full Re-Run 2:29:47.....
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Elite Mens Final..............
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Elite Womens Final..........
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Junior Mens Final...........
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Junior Womens Final.......
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Strombergs Crash Out.....
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Liam Phillips Crash Out...
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships: Universal Sports: Crashs..
* GBs Tre Whyte Excels To Win Bronze At 2014 UCI BMX World Championships..
* UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam: Perfect Start For Flying Dutchmen.
* Tuchscherer Rides To Sixth Place In The Time Trial Superfinals At BMX Worlds.
* Three Medals For Team USA Cycling In The Time Trial Superfinals On Saturday
* Great Britains Phillips 4th In Time-Trial 2014 UCI BMX World Championships....
* Willoughby Wins Time Trial As Fields Falters UCI BMX World Championships....
* Canada`s A. Hebert And A. Tougas Wins Gold, W1 Plates At 2014 BMX Worlds.
* Three Fourth-Place Efforts Highlight Day Three Of BMX Worlds For Team USA
* Team USA Scores 11 More Challenge Class Medals On Day 2 Of BMX Worlds.
* UCI BMX Supercross World Championships: Rotterdam Welcomes The World....
* Great Britains Liam Phillips Ready As BMX History Beckons In Rotterdam........
* Australian Caroline Buchanan Ready To Defend BMX World Title In Rotterdam.
* U.S. Carly Dyar Grabs Silver Medal On Day One Of BMX World Championships
* Lots Of YouTube Videos Of The 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam2 = Videos.
* Lots Of YouTube Videos Of The 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam1 = Videos.
* BMX Mania.com Report Page: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam = Photos.
* Flickr Photos: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships In Rotterdam Netherlands 02 = Photos.
* Flickr Photos: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships In Rotterdam Netherlands 01 = Photos.
* Kyle Evans Targets Return To Form For BMX World Championships Rotterdam..
* BMX World Championships Around The Corner And Canada Is Ready.................
* Exciting Rivalries Set To Headline 2014 UCI World Championships In Rotterdam
* BMX World Champion Liam Phillips Prepares For Title Defence In Rotterdam.....
* YouTube Video: Timelaps Of Building The 2014 UCI BMX Worlds Track...............
* UCI BMX World Championships: Spotlight On Challenge Riders In Rotterdam.....
* YouTube Video: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships In Rotterdam - Teaser.....
* UCI BMX World Championships: Record Participation In Rotterdam Netherlands
* UCI BMX World Championships: Quillan Isidore To Get His Confidence Back.....
* British Cycling Announces Great Britain Cycling Team For UCI BMX Worlds......
* Defending Champs Fields, Gaian And Stancil Headline USA BMX World Team....
* USA Cycling Info: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam, Netherlands.
* Willers, Walker Lead Netherlands BMX Team For 2014 World Championships.....
* Australian BMX Team For 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Announced.......
* Cycling Canada Announces Roster For The 2014 BMX World Championships.......
* Official UCI Info: 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam, Netherlands.
* YouTube LIVE! Stream:- Of The UCI BMX 2014 Worlds Track In Rotterdam.......
* YouTube Video: The 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam Trailer.......
* YouTube Video: 3-D Track Layout For The 2014 UCI BMX World Championships.
* Photo 3-D Track Layout For 2014 UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam.jpg
* Results For UCI BMX World Championships Rotterdam:- * www.bmx-results.com

Rotterdam, Netherlands

The UCI BMX World Championships In
Rotterdam, Netherlands On July 23-27, 2014
The BMX Racing Was Fast And Furious And
Spectacular. Sam Willoughby Won Elite Mens
And Mariana Pajon Won Elite Womens Finals.
Team USA Grabbed Some Medals And Smiles
See:- All Of The Coverage And The Reports....

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = July 2014 ~~~)

* Ferndale Dirt Jump Bike Park Gives Citys Youths Place To Ride
Ferndale, Washington USA -- 07/22/2014
The longtime BMX rider behind the new dirt jump bike park in the city hopes to
organize an event called a dirt jam for September. Meanwhile, Patrick Doll wants
people to understand a couple of key rules when using the park, which has been
open to BMX riders since late May or early June.

* Design Submitted For New Skate Park
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 07/22/2014
Issaquahs new skate park is moving closer to construction with Grindline Skateparks Inc.
providing a near-final design. After three public input meetings, the city-hired designer
gave city officials its vision of what Issaquahs skaters said they wanted in a new park.

* YMCA Offers Girls Skateboard Camp Starting July 31 In Port Townsend.
Port Townsend, Washington USA -- 07/16/2014
The Jefferson County YMCA offers a girls-only skateboard camp 9 a.m. to noon
July 31 to Aug. 1 at the Port Townsend Skate Park. The class is taught by the pros
from Skate Like a Girl, a Seattle-based nonprofit serving women and girls in the
Seattle area. Sign up by July 17 at Jefferson County YMCA, 385-5811.

* BMX Clinic To Be Held At McCormick Park Saturday.
St. Helens, Oregon USA -- 07/15/2014
Columbia River BMX and Josh Klatman will host a riders clinic at the Phillip S.
Barlow Memorial BMX Track at McCormick Park on July 19. All ages and skill
levels are welcome to participate in the clinic, which runs from 1-4 p.m. Cost for the
clinic is $30. This is a great opportunity to learn the sport of BMX racing or, if you
have already raced, its a great opportunity to hone some of those skills you have.

* Hitting The Dirt Pedaling With Bellingham BMX.
Bellingham, Washington USA -- 07/13/2014
Cisco Rodriguez and his wife Jessica just wanted to give other kids the
same opportunity and joy as their son Gus. And maybe save a little gas money.
July 27 will mark the one year anniversary for Bellingham BMX, a track Rodriguez
and his wife own and operate to provide community members, and especially kids,
with an outlet to build character through biking.

* Dew Tour Approved For August Showcase Event Starring BMX Riders, Skateboarders.
Portland, Oregon USA -- 07/02/2014
A few blocks of Southwest Broadway in downtown Portland will be transformed into
a BMX and skateboarding competition next month after the City Council officially
approved a permit request Wednesday. The 2014 edition will make the eighth time
Portland has hosted the tour in its decade long existence.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = June 2014 ~~~)

* Many Skateboarders Unaware, Unconcerned About Oregon Law Requiring Helmets.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 06/29/2014
Helmets and other protective gear are not a common sight at Eugenes skateparks,
even though a decade old Oregon law mandates that riders ages 15 and under must
wear helmets when riding a bike, skateboard, scooter or inline skates. State Sen.
Bill Morrisette, D Springfield, was among those who championed the law. When it
passed in 2003, he and other lawmakers referenced the death of 11 year old Tyler
Amundson near his Springfield home. -- Same News Also Via: The Register-Guard.

* Design Phase Begins For Skate Park.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 06/24/2014
Now that the new skate park has a location, the city is gathering public input
on its design. The Issaquah City Council approved a parcel at Tibbetts Valley
Park for the construction of the skate park May 19. The budgeted $350,000 will
go to remove the current one, which caused ongoing community concern due to the
presence of drug use and illicit activities, and build a new one sometime in 2015.

* Grand Opening Of Eugenes WJ Skate Park & Urban Plaza.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 06/21/2014
The first day of summer marked the grand opening of the Washington Jefferson
Skate Park and Urban Plaza, proving the new space had a whole lot more to offer
Eugene than just skateboarding. From live music, horseshoes and face painting to
bike polo and basketball tournaments, the WJ Stake Park and Urban Plazaís opening
day had something for everyone.

* South Kitsap Skate Park Celebrating One Year Anniversary Sunday.
Port Orchard, Washington USA -- 06/20/2014
Youngsters and teenagers, along with people of all ages, will get a chance to
show off their skating and bicycle skills during the first anniversary celebration
for the South Kitsap Skate Park. The South Kitsap Skate Park Association (SKSPA)
will host the event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 22 at the south side of the South
Kitsap Regional Park, 2841 SE Lund Ave.

* BMX: Columbia River BMX Hosts Races On Thursday Nights, Saturdays.
St. Helens, Oregon USA -- 06/19/2014
The Columbia River BMX season is underway with races on Thursday evenings and
Saturdays. Columbia River BMX at McCormick Park welcomes racers of all ages to
its races, which take place on Thursday nights until August and Saturdays until October.

* Teen Bicyclist Hit By Patrol Car Dies.
Spokane, Washington USA -- 06/05/2014
The 15 year old cyclist struck by a Spokane Valley police officer died Wednesday
at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, the hospital confirmed. Ryan Holyk
was attempting to cross Sprague Avenue at Vista Road on a BMX style bicycle
around 10:30 p.m. on May 23 when he was struck by the patrol car.

* Wheels Up: Lumberyard Bike Park: The Most Fun Youll Have On Two Wheels.
Portland, Oregon USA -- 06/04/2014
At least when doing something inherently fun. At the Lumberyard Portlands only
indoor bike park the concentration one must exert is so enjoyable that you can
temporarily forget about your water bill, that insensitive thing your coworker said
and your neighbors annoying chickens. Its just you and the exhilaration of coaxing
a modified BMX bike over a winding track filled with human-made challenges.

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #3 - Berlin, Germany June 13th - 14th, 2014 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )
Also Webcast Via On: - ( * Gene`s BMX.com Alternative Live Video Feed Page... )

* Corben Sharrah Posts 4th In Supercross Final On A Tough Day For Team USA..
* UCI BMX Supercross World Cup: Berlin Under Maris Strombergs Rule.............
* Buchanan And Strombergs Take On Technical Mellowpark BMX Supercross......
* Kyle Evans Takes Sixth At Frenetic UCI BMX Supercross World Cup In Berlin.
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross Berlin 2014: Mens Final...........................
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross Berlin 2014: Womens Final.......................
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross Berlin 2014: Mens Semi Finals.................
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross Berlin 2014: Womens Semi Finals............
* Treimanis And Buchanan Set Fastest Times On Radical Supercross Track............
* UCI: Treimanis Gets His Time Trials Win In Berlin, Buchanan Sets Fastest Time
* USA Cycling: Stancil And Crain Are 2nd And 3rd In Time Trial Superfinals Berlin
* Liam Phillips Sixth In Time-Trial At Berlin UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.......
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross Berlin 2014: Mens Time Trials Winner....
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross Berlin 2014: Womens Time Trials Winner
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross Berlin 2014: GoPro BMX Track Preview.
* BMX Mania Report Page: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Berlin, Germany.... = Photos.
* YouTube Video: - Priscilla Stevaux #93 UCI BMX Supercross 2014 Berlin-GER.
* Preview: Great Britain Set For Berlin In UCI BMX Supercross World Cup...........
* First Ever UCI BMX Supercross World Cup In Germany This Upcoming Saturday
* Liam Phillips Out To Keep UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Lead In Berlin.........
* GB:- Kyle Evans To Take Papendal Lessons To Berlin UCI BMX Supercross......
* YouTube Video: - Track Animation 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Berlin.
* Great Britain Cycling Team Announced: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Berlin
* Berlin Supercross Event Is 1st BMX World Cup Of Olympic Qualification Process
* USA Cycling Registration: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #3 Berlin, Germany.
* Photo 3-D Track Layout 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #03 In Berlin..jpg
* Note: This Is A BMX Olympic Points Ranking Event For The 2016 Rio Olympics.
* Results For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup # 3 Berlin:- * www.bmx-results.com

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USA Cycling: - BMX Worlds Return To U.S. In 2017
Colorado Springs, Colo. USA -- 06/16/2014
The UCI BMX World Championships are returning to the United States for the first time
in 16 years as the Union Cycliste Internationale has announced Rock Hill, S.C., will play
host to the 2017 event at the Novant Health BMX Supercross Track.

* UCI Management Committee Sets The UCIs Vision And Strategy For The Coming Years.
Aigle, Switzerland (UCI) -- 06/13/2014
Following a two day meeting held at the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee
(IOC), the UCI Management Committee has today confirmed a number of important decisions
including the adoption of a detailed vision and strategy to lead the development of cycling as a
competitive sport and activity worldwide over the coming years.

2017 BMX World Championship To Bring $13 Million To Rock Hill Area
Rock Hill, South Carolina USA -- 06/13/2014
Mayor Doug Echols made the official announcement that the city would host the 2017 BMX
World Championship at the still under construction Novant Healthcare BMX Supercross Track.

Rock Hill, South Carolina USA To Host 2017 UCI BMX World Championships
Rock Hill, South Carolina USA -- 06/12/2014
The city announced Thursday that Union Cycliste Internationale, the governing body for cycling
competitions, will bring its 2017 World Championship to the Novant Health BMX Supercross track.

* Cycling Is On A Steady Course, UCI Leadership Tells IOC President.
The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) -- 06/12/2014
IOC President Thomas Bach yesterday met Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) President
Brian Cookson and other UCI executives, and received updates on a range of efforts being
made by the UCI and its stakeholders to protect the clean athletes and the integrity of the
sport of cycling. Also See The: UCI News PR..

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Memorial Day - Monday May 26th, 2014, A remembrance day for all the men
and women who have died while in the military service. - Please take a time out
in your day and remember all the people that has fallen. This is also a good time
to take a time out to remember all of the people in the BMX community & loved
ones that are no longer with us today. May they all never be forgotten. - Be Safe!

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = May 2014 ~~~)

* Ready, Set, Pedal Coeur d'Alene BMX Track Now Open.
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho USA -- 05/29/2014
When a professional BMX rider visited Ashlyn Morrows school four years ago, dressed
in the gear he wears on race days, Ashlyn said she thought it was the coolest thing
in the world. It was that day Ashlyn, now 13, decided that she too would like to try
out the sport.

* Issaquah City Council Chooses Site For New Skate Park.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 05/27/2014
After months of public meetings where the Parks Board and a citizens advisory group
looked at eight possible locations for the future site, the City Council unanimously
approved a triangular spot in Tibbetts Valley Park, adjacent to the west parking lot,
during the May 19 regular meeting.

* Union Gap Leaders Mulling New Skateboard Park In Cahalan Park.
Union Gap, Washington USA -- 05/26/2014
According to city documents, City Council could vote Tuesday night to sign a
$25,000 grant application to the Tony Hawk Foundation. The organization donates
funds to eligible, low-income communities to build free, public skate parks. If selected,
Union Gap would match the grant with $25,000 cash from the parks fund and $25,000
in kind. But, with two skate parks in Yakima, does Union Gap need one?

* BMX Riders Smash, Curious Do BMX Battle.
Sequim, Washington USA -- 05/26/2014
Port Angeles BMX riders Cash Smash Coleman, 7, and Curious George Williams
(61 and older division) raced the Fraser Valley USA BMX National event, held in
Chilliwack, B.C., May 9-11. Coleman, a Sequim resident and student at Greywolf
Elementary, raced the pre race Friday Night, placing fourth in 7-8 Mixed Open
division and third in 7 Intermediate class.

* Teen Remains In Critical Condition After Collision.
Spokane, Washington USA -- 05/25/2014
A 15 year old boy remained in critical condition Saturday evening, a day after
he was struck on his bicycle by a Spokane Valley police officer heading to another
scene. Ryan Holyk was riding south across Sprague Avenue on a BMX-style bicycle
near Vista Road when he was struck by the police car about 10:30 p.m., witnesses
said. He was with another boy on another bicycle who was not struck.

* Gene`s BMX Drops CBS Raido And Gos Where The Music Is Playing.
Gene`s BMX News -- 05/21/2014
A Email Back In Reply To The Question That I And Lots Of Other People Have Asked
Since CBS Raido Has Changed There Live Music Player On May 15th, 2014 And No One
Can Get The New Player To Work As It Just Blue Circle Buffers & No Music. So, See You
Latter CBS Raido.com We Are Going On To Where The Music Is Playing At SKY.FM Radio.
The SKY.FM Radio Banner Is In Place Of CBS Raido Banner On The Web Site As A Test
Drive For Now. So Fare It Looks And Sounds Good. Hope Everyone Else Can Enjoy As Well.

* Chris Speyer Named CEO Of Accell North America.
Kent, Washington USA -- 05/20/2014
Chris Speyer, currently serving as COO of Accell North America (ANA), has been
promoted to CEO, effective immediately. Speyer assumes leadership as Steve Meineke,
who has led the organization for 10 years, leaves ANA to pursue an opportunity at Keen.

* Ballard Bike Street Party Thursday, May 29th, 2014.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 05/20/2014
Ballard Bike Street Party Thursday, May 29th 2014 On Site, A Bike Parade,
And Watch The Ride & Glide BMX Stunt Team And Support Ballard Businesses.

* Flying BMX At Klamath Falls BMX State Qualifier.
Klamath Falls, Oregon USA -- 05/18/2014
BMX riders of all ages from tykes barely taller than their bikes to effervescent
50 somethings gathered at the Klamath Falls BMX track Saturday for the first of
a four part state qualifying series in Southern Oregon.

* Redline`s 40th Anniversary Flight Aluminum Frame.
Kent, Washington USA ( Redline Bicycles ) -- 05/12/2014
Next level engineering and design makes the new Flight frame the most technologically
advanced aluminum frame on the market. Redline specific formed R7 tubing, bell shaped
seat tube, press fit BB 86 and new convertible dropouts work together to minimize energy
deflection sending more power to the rear wheel.

* Old Skate Park Demolished New Skate Park To Open Next Summer.
Yelm, Washington USA -- 05/09/2014
The city of Yelm demolished three buildings at Yelm City Park this week, as well as
the skate park, to make room for a new community center. The skatepark at Yelm
City Park is being moved across the street at the citys former public works yard
and is expected to open the summer of 2015.

* Expansion To South Kitsap Skate Park Under Review.
South Kitsap, Washington USA -- 05/09/2014
The second phase of the South Kitsap Skate Park is under review by the Kitsap
County Department of Development. Rick Katron, parks project coordinator, said
the approximately 6,000 square foot addition to the current skate park is part of an
improvement package for the South Kitsap Regional Park.

* Volunteers Turn Debris Field Back Into Park.
North Bend - Snoqualmie, Washington USA -- 05/07/2014
When a restaurant building exploded in downtown North Bend on April 26, the fallout
spread throughout the area. In nearby Torguson Park, the southwest corner was the
hardest hit. 32 volunteers from the Austin BMX Club and Cascade Covenant Church
cleaned up the site and rebuilt the BMX course. Rob McFall, one of the founders of
the BMX Club, had an emotional moment during the workday.

* Restructuring Shakes Up Accell North America.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 05/06/2014
A major shake up in staffing at Accell North America has resulted in a variety of layoffs,
new hires and promotions that affects the companys key bicycle brands as well as Seattle
Bike Supply, a longtime distributor of bicycles, parts and accessories. The changes are part
of an ongoing shift as ANA streamlines its sales by integrating SBSs bicycle brands, Redline
and Torker, with Raleigh.

* Dew Tour Announces 2014 Dates And Locations: Portland Oregon Returns
Portland, Oregon USA -- 05/05/2014
The Dew Tour is celebrating its 10 year anniversary, The second stop of the 2014 season
will take place August 16th - 17th, 2014 in Portland, Oregon, when the Dew Tour holds the
first of two Toyota City Championships. The Toyota City Championships in Portland will
include BMX and skateboard streetstyle competitions, as well as a BMX dirt session.
The Dew Tour Stop #02 In Portland, Oregon USA August 16th - 17th, 2014. ( See More )

* Photos: - Washington State Omnium Championships Wenatchee.
Wenatchee, Washington USA -- 05/03/2014
Photos Of The USA Cycling Washington State Omnium Championships
On May 03rd, 2014 In Wenatchee, Washington USA See: ( More Info )

* N. Idaho: Suspect Charged In Skate Board Park Weapons Offense.
Lewiston, Idaho USA -- 05/03/2014
Luke Wechselberger was issued a misdemeanor complaint and summons for discharging
an assault rifle while at Skateboard Park on April 29th, 2014. Wechselberger admitted
to discharging the weapon.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico USA

38 Titles Awarded At 2014 Amateur BMX
National Championships: - The Racing Was
Fast And Furious Saturday May 17th, 2014
At The USA Cycling Amateur BMX National
Championships. - In All, 38 Stars And Stripes
Jerseys Were Awarded To Team USA Riders
Check Out All The Full Results And ( More ).

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #2 - Papendal, Netherlands May 10th - 11th, 2014 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )
Also Webcast Via On: - ( * Gene`s BMX.com Alternative Live Video Feed Page... )

* GT Bicycles Felicia Stancil Celebrates First BMX World Cup Podium In Papendal.
* Laura Smulders Takes Victory In The Rain, Sam Willoughby Wins Mens Event...
* Willoughby And Smulders Defy Dutch Rain And Wins UCI BMX Supercross.........
* USA Cycling: - Felicia Stancil Shines In Silver At UCI BMX World Cup Papendal..
* YouTube Video: GoPro Main Event UCI BMX Supercross Papendal Barry Nobles.
* YouTube Video: Sam Willoughby First Medalist UCI BMX Supercross Papendal.
* YouTube Video: Laura Smulders First Medalist UCI BMX Supercross Papendal.
* Phillips Keeps UCI BMX Supercross Lead With Third In Papendal Netherlands.....
* Saturdays BMX Supercross World Cup Time Trial Wins To Buchanan And Daudet
* Joris Daudet And Caroline Buchanan Take The Time Trial Wins In rainy Holland...
* Canadian James Palmer & Amela Walsh Qualified At BMX Supercross World Cup
* Crain & Fields Third In Time Trials At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Papendal
* Liam Phillips Second In Time Trial At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Papendal.
* BMX Mania.com Report Page: 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Papendal.
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Stop 2 Papendal 2014 Japan....
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Stop 2 Papendal 2014 GoPro....
* UCI News: - 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup: Second Stop Papendal........
* Great Britain Travel To Papendal For Second Round Of UCI BMX Supercross...
* Papendal UCI BMX Supercross Is Key For Liam Phillips Olympic Preparations...
* Green Out To Strengthen UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Papendal Ranking...
* Canadian BMXers Ready To Tackle Second Supercross World Cup In Papendal.
* Great Britain Squad Announced For Papendal UCI BMX Supercross World Cup..
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Stop 2 Papendal 2014 Trailer...
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Papendal Track Animation.......
* Photo 3-D Track Layout 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #02 Papendal.jpg
* Results For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Papendal:- * www.bmx-results.com.

Papendal, Netherlands

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Felicia Stancil, Factory GT Bicycles won
the silver medal Sunday May 11th, 2014
during the second round of the 2014 UCI
BMX Supercross World Cup in Papendal,
Netherlands. Riders fought wind and rain.
Also See:- USA Cycling Day Two Report.

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ABA-USA BMX Great Northwest Nationals In Redmond, Oregon USA
April 11th - 13th, 2014 At The Deschutes County Expo Center Indoor


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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = April 2014 ~~~)

* Snake River BMX Hopes To Further Grow The Sport In The Upper Valley.
Idaho Falls, Idaho USA -- 04/30/2014
Its the fastest growing youth sport in North America and Bonneville County has one
of the longest running tracks anywhere. The sport was invented by kids, for kids and
today more kids than ever are hitting the jumps. When it comes to youth sports, it
doesnt get more individual than this. The only benches at this venue are for the
spectators and not the participants. This is not a team sport said Juan Yanez of Snake
River BMX. This is an individual sport and so whether they win or lose is up to them.

* Jerome Breaks Ground On Skate Park.
Jerome, Idaho USA -- 04/21/2014
Providing kids a safe place to skateboard is one of the reasons Markus has thrown
herself into building Jeromes first ever skate park. the cityís liability if someone gets
hurt is minimal because park entry will be free. The city plans on posting Skate at your
own risk signs, Williams said. The park is scheduled to open by July 1, Markus said.

* Bicycle Shop Owner Caught Buying, Selling Stolen Bikes.
Seattle, Washington USA -- 04/14/2014
The owner of a Belltown bicycle shop has been arrested after being caught buying
largely from convicted burglars and thieves and selling stolen bikes, according to
the Seattle Police Department. - Detectives discovered he had sold a $4,000 bike
stolen from a nearby apartment building the previous June.

* Eagle Completes Purchase Of Parkland From Ada County.
Eagle, Idaho USA -- 04/11/2014
After months of meetings, negotiations and paperwork, the city of Eagle finally
closed Friday on purchasing a portion of the Ada-Eagle Sports Complex Park
from Ada County. The city purchased 48.83 acres from the county for $172,190.50.
Part of the land the city purchased includes the BMX park and section of land to
be used for a snow park, which Ryan Neptune and his company, Gateway Parks,
will build and operate.

* Council Considers New Rest Stop Spot.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 04/10/2014
The idea is having mixed reviews. That site is near the BMX bike track near Autzen
Stadium. Members of the Emerald Valley BMX Board, the group that leases the bike
park, told us theyre not sure this is the best idea either. They say it could increase
the issues they already have with the homeless passing through. They hope the city
council will get their input before making any decisions.

* Marysville Police Say Stolen Bikes Traded For Drugs.
Marysville, Washington USA -- 04/07/2014
Investigators say dozens of recovered bicycles are tied to a drug operation where the
dealer traded dope for stolen property. Marysville police have made one arrest and are
now trying to reunite those bikes with their owners. Everything from high end road bikes
to recumbent and even BMX models are stuffed into the evidence locker at the Marysville
Police Department. Investigators say 61 bicycles ended up being seized from a home on
81st Place NE after neighbors complained about suspicious activity.

* Jerome Skate Park: Construction Is Underway.
Jerome, Idaho USA -- 04/07/2014
For years, residents in the city of Jerome have been working hard to bring a new skate
park to their community. And this Monday that dream officially became a reality. As an
official ground breaking ceremony was held to commemorate the start of construction.

* Lebanon Committee Works Toward Skate Park Dream.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 04/06/2014
Just days after the grand opening of Eugenes Washington Jefferson Skate Park, boarders
in Lebanon started making moves to build a park of their own. While their plans might
not be as big as the W J Skate Park, volunteers said they hope to convert some of the
deteriorating wood ramps with concrete.

* I Would Not Have My Family In The Park. But Now Thats A Different Story.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 04/04/2014
Residents of Eugene are optimistic that the new WJ Skatepark and URban Plaza will
change a part of town long blighted by drugs and violence. Washington Jefferson Park
has definitely been kind of a barricade from us connecting with the Whiteaker, said
Rachael Whitney at the Keystone Cafe.

* Eugene Ready To Roll Out New Skate Park.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 04/04/2014
The $2.5 million project in Washington Jefferson Park will open to skaters today at 3 p.m.
The activity level was high at the Washington Jefferson Skatepark and Urban Plaza Thursday
morning as workers spread bark dust and hosed down the newly completed concrete skate pit
putting the finishing touches on a decade-long dream. Today the area will be teeming with another
kind of activity, when the city opens the parks gates at 3 p.m. and skaters drop into the quarter
pipe, snake run and bowls for the first time at the half-acre parks soft opening.

* Extreme BMX Adds To Ridge Meadows Home Show.
Maple Ridge, B.C. Canada -- 04/02/2014
A world-renowned local rider organizes a stunt show in his hometown in May.
Folks are in for some high flying thrills when the Action Sports Extreme stunt
Show comes to town in early May as part of the Ridge Meadows Home Show.

* After Ten Years Of Anticipation The Washington Jefferson Skatepark Nears Completion.
Eugene, Oregon USA -- 04/01/2014
The Washington Jefferson Park rehabilitation has been highly anticipated by local
skaters and other community members. The park is scheduled to open in April with
an official grand opening for National Skate Day on June 21 and will be the largest
covered and lit public skate park in the United States at 23,000 sq. ft.

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( UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #1 - Manchester, UK Is April 18th - 19th, 2014 )
You Can Watch This BMX Race Event Via On: ( BMX Live.tv - Webcast )
Also Webcast Via On: - ( * Gene`s BMX.com Alternative Live Video Feed Page... )

* American Brooke Crain Races To 2nd At Supercross World Cup In Manchester.....
* Canadian Tory Nyhaug On Box At BMX Supercross World Cup Takes Third Place
* Hometown Hero Liam Phillips Wins First BMX Supercross World Cup 2014 Season
* First 2014 BMX Supercross World Cup Win To Liam Phillips & Caroline Buchanan
* YouTube Video: Liam Phillips Wins UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester
* Phillips Completes Memorable Double At UCI BMX Supercross In Manchester....
* Eleven U.S. Riders Advance To Finals At UCI BMX Supercross In Manchester.....
* Canadian Tory Nyhaug With 5th Place At BMX World Cup Time Trial Manchester.
* Phillips Gets British Crowd On Their Feet At UCI BMX Supercross In Manchester.
* Liam Phillips Storms To Time Trial Win At UCI BMX Supercross In Manchester....
* YouTube Video: Liam Phillips Happy With UCI BMX Supercross Time Trial Win....
* Top Kiwi BMX Riders Advance In UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester...
* YouTube Video: Charlotte Green Enjoying Home Support At UCI BMX Supercross
* YouTube Video: Kyle Evans Pleased To Qualify At UCI BMX Supercross Manchest
* YouTube Video: GoPro Track Preview With Donny Robinson UCI BMX Supercross.
* British Cycling Preview: 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #1 Manchester UK
* Great Britains Liam Phillips Says: Wins Have Given Me Confidence For Future......
* BMX Mania.com Report Page - UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester UK.
* UCI News: - 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup: Changes And Continuity.........
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester Track Animation......
* Charlotte Green Hopes Home Experience To Boost UCI BMX Supercross Chances
* Tre Whyte Keen To Step Up As The UCI BMX Supercross Visits Manchester UK...
* Taylor: I Can Judge Myself Against Best In The World At UCI BMX Supercross.....
* Canadian BMX Team Ready To Kick Off 2014 Supercross Season In Manchester...
* Great Britain Prepares For UCI BMX Supercross In Manchester: A Photos Gallery.
* British Cycling Announces Great Britain Team UCI BMX Supercross Manchester...
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Stop 1 Manchester UK Trailer 02
* YouTube Video: UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Stop 1 Manchester UK Trailer 01
* Two International Rivals Size Up On 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Track...
* Photo 3-D Track Layout 2014 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup #01 Manchester.jpg
* 2014 Manchester UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Tickets On Sale October 31st,...
* Results For UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Manchester:- * www.bmx-results.com

Manchester, UK

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A Way Cool Photo Shot Of Team USA
Nicholas Long, - Flying In The Motos At
The - UCI BMX Supercross World Cup
Stop Numb 1 In Manchester, UK At The
National Cycling Centre April 18th, 2014.
Also See:- USA Cycling Day One Report.
Manchester, UK

( Click On Photo For Full Size )
A Interesting Photo Shot Of Team USA
Nicholas Long, Of What Was Left Of His
Bike At UCI BMX Supercross World Cup
Stop Numb 1 In Manchester, UK At The
National Cycling Centre April 18th, 2014.
Also See:- USA Cycling Day Two Report.

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* BMX Olympians Return To DeSoto, Texas On Weekend Of April 5 & 6.
DeSoto, Texas USA ( PR Web - ABA-USA BMX ) -- 04/02/2014
Over the weekend of April 4 thru 6, the USA BMX National Series returns to
Metroplex BMX in DeSoto, Texas where professional BMX racers from all
over the World and our Nations fastest Amateur racers will be in attendance.
This event, the 7th stop in the 30 race series, will draw nearly half of the 48
competitors from the 2012 London Olympic Games, along with more than 1,200
amateur competitors from over 36 states and eight countries to the city of DeSoto.

~ Results: ABA-USA BMX Super Nationals Pro Series DeSoto, Texas April 04th-06th, 2014 .
* www.usabmx.com/site/bmx_races/63031/results?past_only=1§ion_id=25

~ Photos: ABA-USA BMX Super Nationals Pro Series DeSoto, Texas April 04th-06th, 2014 .
* www.bmxmania.com/2014tx-usac.htm

04/08/2014 YouTube Video: * 48 Amanda Carrs Quest | Texas USA BMX National.
04/06/2014 YouTube Video: * USA BMX 2014 Super Nationals Day 2 Elite Men Main.
04/06/2014 YouTube Video: * USA BMX 2014 Super Nationals Day 2 Elite Women Main.
04/05/2014 YouTube Video: * USA BMX 2014 Super Nationals Day 1 Elite Men Main.
04/05/2014 YouTube Video: * USA BMX 2014 Super Nationals Day 1 Elite Women Main.
04/05/2014 YouTube Video: * 2014 USA BMX Super Nationals Pre Show.

In The News:
04/07/2014 * SE Bikes: BMXer Javier Colombos Strong Showing In Desoto, TX.
04/07/2014 * Successful Weekend For Canadian BMX Riders At US Super Nationals.
04/05/2014 * Marian University Dominates 2014 Collegiate BMX National Championships.
04/04/2014 * USA Cycling Collegiate BMX National Championship Guidelines.
04/03/2014 * Three National Titles Up For Grabs To Collegiate Riders In Texas.
04/01/2014 * Canadian BMX National Program Kicks Off 2014 Season In Texas.

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USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships -&-
UCI North American Continental BMX Championships
March 29th - 30th, 2014 In Chula Vista, California USA
* 2014 USA Cycling Elite BMX National Championships Page.

03/30/2014 * U.S. Sweeps Top Podium Spots At The 2014 N. American Continental BMX Champs.
03/30/2014 * Santee`s Gaian Takes BMX Title At UCI North American Continental Championships.
03/30/2014 * Canada`s Tory Nyhaug 3rd At UCI North American Continental BMX Championships.

03/29/2014 * Fields and Post Highlight The 2014 Elite BMX National Championships.
03/29/2014 * Connor Fields Wins USA Elite Mens National Champioships - BMX Racing Group.

03/29/2014 YouTube Video: * 2014 Elite Mens BMX National Championship Final.
03/29/2014 YouTube Video: * 2014 Elite Womens BMX National Championship Final.
03/29/2014 YouTube Video: * 2014 Junior Elite Mens BMX National Championship.
03/29/2014 YouTube Video: * Alise Post: 2014 Elite Womens BMX National Champion.
03/29/2014 YouTube Video: * Collin Hudson: 2014 Junior Elite Mens BMX National Champion.

03/29/2014 * Photo: - USA Cycling BMX National Champions Chula Vista, Ca.jpg
~ Congratulations BMX National Champions: - * Connor Fields (elite men)
* Alise Post (elite women) * Collin Hudson (jr men) * Shealen Reno (jr women)

03/28/2014 * BMX Mania.com Report Page USA Cycling BMX -&- UCI BMX = Photos.
03/27/2014 * Photo: - Race Flyer March 29th - 30th, 2014 Chula Vista, California USA.jpg
03/27/2014 * Americas Best In BMX To Be Crowned This Weekend In Chula Vista.
02/28/2014 * UCI North American Continental BMX Slated For March 30 In Chula Vista.

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* USA BMX Pro Series Olympians Returns To Oldsmar For This Weekends Gator Nationals.
Oldsmar, Florida USA ( PR Web - ABA-USA BMX ) -- 03/20/2014
Over the weekend of March 21-23, the USA BMX Gator National will commence as professional
BMX racers and 2012 Olympians from all over the World are scheduled to attend, along with our
Nations fastest Amateur riders, arrive at Oldsmar BMX located inside the Canal Park complex.

~ Results: ABA-USA BMX Gator Nationals Pro Series Oldsmar, Florida March 21st-23rd, 2014.
* www.usabmx.com/site/bmx_races/62924/results?past_only=1§ion_id=25

~ Photos: ABA-USA BMX Gator Nationals Pro Series Oldsmar, Florida March 21st-23rd, 2014.
* www.bmxmania.com/2014oldsmar.htm

YouTube Video: * 2014 USA BMX Gator Nationals Pre Show.
YouTube Video: * GoPro Lap Around The Gator Nationals BMX Track. = Barry Nobles.
YouTube Video: * 2014 USA BMX Gator Nationals Pre Race Pro Open Main.
YouTube Video: * 2014 USA BMX Gator Nationals Pre Race Jr.Devo Main.
YouTube Video: * Hermano Smarin BMX Oldsmar 2014 .
YouTube Video: * Oldsmar BMX ABC Action News.
YouTube Video: * USA BMX Gator National Day Two 12x Main.
YouTube Video: * USA BMX 2014 Gator National 12x Semi Day Two.

In The News:
03/27/2014 * Pinellas Banking On BMX Craze In Oldsmar.
03/24/2014 * Chase BMX USA BMX Race Report Oldsmar, Florida.
03/24/2014 * SE Bikes Holds It Down In Oldsmar Florida.
03/23/2014 * Maris Strombergs At This Years Championship Starts With Victory.
03/20/2014 * Professional BMX Riders Prepare For Gatornationals In Oldsmar. + Video

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Olympic BMX Legacy London, England


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Photo: - Olympic BMX Track Opens To The Public For The First Time. Cyclists Ride
The BMX Track At The Lee Valley Velopark, Formerly The Cycling Venue For The
London 2012 Olympic Games, On March 12th, 2014 In London, England. The 2012
Olympic BMX Track Was Re-Configured Into A Conventional National Standard
BMX Track Suitable For All Abilities.

* Go-Ride Youngsters Help To Officially Open Lee Valley VeloPark BMX Track.

Lee Valley Velopark Opens Up To The General Public On March 31st, 2014. For More Info:
* www.visitleevalley.org.uk/en/content/cms/london2012/velo-park
* www.visitleevalley.org.uk/en/content/cms/london2012/velo-park/bmx

2012 BMX Olympics Information Page London, England
* www.genesbmx.com/2012-bmx-olympics.html

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = March - February 2014 ~~~)

* Whitman Elementary Student Making Waves As A BMX Rider.
Spokane, Washington USA -- 03/28/2014
He is only 10 years old, but Mikkel Devore has Olympic aspirations. A living room
crowded with trophies some taller than he is is evidence that the local BMX rider
may very well get there. With his introduction into the prestigious 20K point club
a select group of amateur BMX bikers who have won hundreds of district races.

* Support Is Ending For Windows XP Microsoft Windows.
Tech News From Redmond, Washington USA -- 03/25/2014 ( Microsoft Corp. )
Quote: - On April 08th, 2014, Support And Updates For Windows
XP Will No Longer Be Available. Very Few Older Computers Will Be
Able To Run Windows 8.1, Which Is The Latest Version Of Windows.

* Park Board Recommends Tibbetts Valley Park For Potential Skate Park Site.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 03/25/2014
After considering the options and residentsí opinions from two public meetings, the
Citizens Advisory Committee for the Issaquah Skate Park recommended the construction
of a new skate park in Tibbetts Valley Park during the regular Park Board meeting
March 24. The Park Board agreed and passed its recommendation to Mayor Fred Butler.

* Yakima Says Costco Bought Its Products On Gray Market.
Beaverton, Oregon USA -- 03/20/2014
Rack maker Yakima says Costco Wholesale is not authorized to sell its products,
despite two Yakima items appearing at its stores recently. The company said its
committed to selling only through its authorized dealers.

* Skate Park Location Could Be Decided At March 24 Meeting.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 03/18/2014
After two public meetings, the Issaquah Parks & Recreation Department has
narrowed the number of possible sites for a new skate park. Its down to four that
were considering now, Parks & Recreation Manager Brian Berntsen said.

* Parents Of Sunnyside Man Who Died While Longboarding Lobby For Helmet Law.
Sunnyside - Yakima, Washington USA -- 03/14/2014
They face an uphill battle. City officials, both in Sunnyside and countless communities
in the U.S., balk at contributing to the proverbial nanny state as well as asking their
police officers to enforce one more thing.

* Kids Stay Off Streets And On BMX Track.
Grant Pass, Oregon USA -- 03/11/2014
At the Josephine County Fairgrounds Sunday were the BMX bike races. The River
City BMX just got a new President, Bill Silva, and he said he is looking to organize
future events to benefit the community. Were trying to do fundraisers for both the
track and for the community, because it is all non profit, said Silva. Were going to
try and get together, bikeathons, and combined both a cancer and for the River
City BMX, to raise money for both. Things that we would like to do in the future of
this year, explained Silva.

* Seven Potential Sites Eyed For New Skate Park.
Issaquah, Washington USA -- 03/04/2014
It looks like the future of skateboarding in Issaquah has plenty of options.
Parks & Recreations Department officials unveiled seven possible locations
to build a new skate park Feb. 26. In a public meeting at Tibbetts Creek Manor,
more than 30 locals, including parents, skaters and police, attended to hear the
citys plans and weigh in with opinions.

* Jake Roberts BMX Racer.
Grants Pass, Oregon USA -- 02/13/2014
At nine years old Jake Roberts of Grants Pass, already has the attention
of BMX racers nation wide. He just finished one of the best seasons of any
racer, in any age group. and hes just getting started.
Also Via Kdrv 12 News On 02/20/2014: * Amateur Athlete: Jake Roberts.

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Redmond, Oregon USA

ABA-USA BMX Great Northwest
Nationals Is Returning To Redmond
Oregon This April 11th - 13th, 2014
At - Deschutes County Expo Center
Indoor In The Hooker Creek Event
Center Arena. - Be Ready! See You
At The Track. ( More Information )
Seattle, Washington USA

Seattle Bicycle Expo presented by Raleigh.
This is the 26th Annual Seattle Bicycle Expo
March 01st - 02nd, 2014.
The Expo will feature more than 175 vendors
showing off the latest and greatest in bicycles,
accessories and more.The Expo has something
for everyone. See: * www.cascade.org/Expo

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03/06/2014 ABC News: * Tony Hawk Discusses Olympic Skateboarding Possibilities.

02/27/2014 YouTube Video:
* Skateboarding At The 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Tony Hawk | Larry King Now - Ora TV.

News From Charlotte, North Carolina USA ( Sports Business Daily ) - 02/18/2014
* IOC Weighing Addition Of Skateboarding, More BMX Events For '20 Tokyo Games.
* IOC Weighing Skateboarding, BMX For Tokyo Summer Program.

* So When Will Skateboarding Get Some Olympics Love?
Sochi, Russia ( Time Magazine - Business ) -- 02/13/2014
In This News It Looks Like The Push To Add Skateboarding In To
The Olympic Games Is Still Some What Alive. Only Time Will Tell.

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Sochi, Russia

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Photo: Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay
Via BMX On Day 95 In Saransk, Russia.
The Olympic Winter Games Sochi, Russia
Is On This February 07th - 23rd, 2014...
Some Sources: * www.nbcolympics.com
* www.teamusa.org * www.sochi2014.com

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* Tulsas Ford Truck Arena Will Host The 2nd Stop Of The USA BMX National Race Series.
Tulsa, Oklahoma USA ( PR Web - ABA-USA BMX ) -- 01/22/2014
On the weekend of January 24 - 26th, the USA BMX National Series will converge on the
Ford Truck Arena for stop No.2 in the USA BMX national series. This is the same circuit
that, 28 races later, will conclude in Tulsas River Spirit Expo during Thanksgiving weekend.

~ Results: ABA-USA BMX Sooner Nationals In Tulsa, Oklahoma USA January 24th - 26th, 2014.
* www.usabmx.com/site/bmx_races/62918/results?past_only=1§ion_id=25

YouTube News Video: * Sooner Nationals BMX Competition Draws Thousands.
YouTube News Video: * The Sooner Nationals USA Competition Features Riders Of All Ages.

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(~~~ News From In The Pacific Northwest = January 2014 ~~~)

* Mukilteos New Indoor Skate Park Rolling.
Mukilteo, Washington USA -- 01/31/2014
The new Mukilteo YMCA Indoor Skate Park is open for shredding, grinding and fakie
kick turns. Skaters can do their thing 352 days a year, hence the name.Outdoor parks
are at the mercy of the heavens. Weather closes the Mukilteo Ys popular outdoor park
about 100 days a year.

* Kris Fox In Demolition Parts Shop Stop Edit And Photo Gallery.
Klamath Falls,, Oregon USA ( SE Bicycles ) -- 01/28/2014
Demolition Parts sent a bunch of their guys deep into the Northwest to ride
trails and travel around doing shop stops at local bike shops. SE Bikes Kris
Fox was part of the entire trip, and it looked to be one RAD time!

* Local Death And Near Fatal Longboarding Crash Are Eye Openers.
Pasco, Washington USA -- 01/21/2014
The popularity of skateboarding has evolved into longboarding. The boards are longer
and can allow for more tricks and higher speeds. A local death in the Tri-Cities blamed
on longboarding, as well as another near fatality.

* New Skate Park Opens At Bends Ponderosa Park.
Bend, Oregon USA -- 01/18/2014
Skaters rejoice! After nearly a year of planning, design and construction, the Bend Park
and Recreation Districts new skate park at Ponderosa Park is now open to the public,
officials said Friday. Freestyle BMX bike and scooter riders may use the skatepark on
a trial basis. When conflicts with skateboarders are likely, such as during high use, bike
and scooter riders are encouraged to use the original skatepark at the northwest corner
of Ponderosa Park.

* The 2014 Outlaws Of Dirt Series Set To Kick Off.
Burlington, Washington USA ( SE Bicycles ) -- 01/16/2014
Stop number one of the tour is quickly approaching at Burlington Bike Park on
February 22nd & 23rd in Burlington, Washington. 2014 off. The Outlaws of Dirt
is a series that consists of BMX & MTB wrapped into one dirt event with Pro and
amateur classes all having a good time.

* Skateboard Park Meeting Thursday January 16th 2014.
Lake Stevens, Washington USA -- 01/15/2014
On Thursday, January 16, the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens is hosting a special evening
meeting featuring guest speaker Tom Tiegen, Parks Director for Snohomish County with
over 30 years experience. The public is invited to this important meeting which will highlight
the future of a Skateboard Park in Lake Stevens.

* Pizza In The Park Sales Help Build Skateboard Park In Palouse, Wash.
Palouse, Washington USA -- 01/14/2014
A Palouse man has dreamt of building a skatepark in his hometown for about ten years,
and it looks like that dream will soon become a reality. Reporter Rachel Dubrovin shows
us how the Palouse Skatepark Association is raising money to fund the project. Palouse
resident Aaron Flansburg has found a unique way to combine two of his passions. Thats pizza.

* Eagle Will Own Part Of Sports Complex.
Eagle, Idaho USA -- 01/10/2014
Ada County has accepted Eagles offer to buy part of the Ada Eagle Sports Complex.
Another topic under discussion is the BMX track. It sits outside of the area Eagle
will purchase, but commissioners said Thursday theyd like to also sell the track.

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Snoqualmie, Washington USA 01/15/2014

Two Local Riders Place In Silver Dollar
National BMX Races. Dakota McFall,
Brandon Daly placed in their respective
divisions at the USA BMX Silver Dollar
National BMX races Jan. 10-12 in Reno.
The Nevada races opened the USA BMX
National 2014 BMX race series. ( More )

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* USA BMX Pro Series Returns To Reno This Weekend: The 2014 Season Is Ready To Kick Off.
Reno, Nevada USA ( PR Web - ABA-USA BMX ) -- 01/10/2014
Over the weekend of January 10-12, the USA BMX National Series will commence
as both professional BMX racers from all over the World and our Nations fastest
Amateur racers will kick off the season inside the Sparks Livestock & Events Center.

You Can Listen To The Live Streaming Audio Feed From The ABA-USA BMX Silver Dollar
Nationals In Reno, Nevada USA Jan 10th-12th, 2014 No Video Feed But The Audio Feed Is
Better Than Nothing. * http://usabmx.com/site/sections/92 -OR- * http://mixlr.com/usa-bmx/chat

~ Results: ABA-USA BMX Silver Dollar Nationals Pro Series Jan 10th-12th, 2014 In Reno,
Nevada USA * www.usabmx.com/site/bmx_races/62917/results?past_only=1§ion_id=25

Photos: * BMX Mania.com Report Page: ABA-USA BMX Silver Dollar Nationals.
YouTube Videos: * www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0oJ8N9cBue-u40OQxysnCk19_R5rZ333.

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2013 BMX YEAR-END REVIEW

The sport of BMX in year 2013 had
some trends-issues-solutions-reviews,
previews and successful bmx riders...
Gene`s BMX has archieved the 2013
hot shot BMX News clips
that where
posted on this spot so you can review
all of the happings from this past year.

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