History of BMX Bikes & Tracks
Learn where BMX racing originated and how the bicycles and tracks evolved over the decades since the sport was founded back in the 1960's.
TRACK REVIEW: Yuciapa BMX
Nestled in the rolling hills of California, the BMX track in Yuciapa is one of the newer and most professionally-managed tracks in the state.
TRACK REVIEW: Stars & Strpies BMX
A great BMX track in the high desert of Lucerne Valley, California, the facility known as "Stars & Stripes BMX" has gone through many changes in the 2 decades it has existed.
TRACK REVIEW: Yucca Valley BMX
A long standing track in Yucca Valley, California, the BMX track there is located on a beautiful desert hillside, surrounded by Joshua trees and majesty. Check out this limestone surfaced track on a beautiful summer day.
What to put in your BMX racing toolkit?
What are the basic tools you might need to work on repairing or maintaining a BMX race bike?
TRACK REVIEW: Apple Valley BMX
Opened in 1979, the BMX track in Apple Valley, California is one of the oldest in the United States. Take a tour see all the features of one of the most famous tracks in the sport of BMX.
TRACK REVIEW: Hesperia BMX
One of the best beginner tracks in southern California is Hesperia BMX in Hesperia, California. Learn how to get there and what to expect on your first visit.
How do volunteers maintain a BMX track?
Volunteering at your local BMX track is a great way to exercise, endear yourself to the track operators, and earn the self-satisfaction of knowing you are keeping the track safe and rideable for your fellow BMX racers.
What are the parts of a BMX race bike?
There is a lot of terminology to learn when you are new to racing, and want to understand all the proper names of parts and components on a BMX race bicycle.
Why start BMX Racing at 48 years old!?
While many people may think BMX is one of those sports exclusive to children, they would be surprised to learn the oldest age categories of BMX racing are over the age of 60.
7 Beginner Steps to starting BMX Racing
Expert BMX racer Ashley Sayers helps cohost a video about getting started in BMX racing with 7 easy steps.
TRACK REVIEW: Antelope Valley BMX
My first day racing on a BMX track was at Antelope Valley BMX in Lancaster, California. This video tells all you need to know before visiting the track, including a little history and some highlights about the most fun parts of the course.
What is a BMX race day like?
What is it like to attend a "big race day" at a BMX track? This video shows a California State Qualifier race, at Hesperia BMX track, in Hesperia, California, during the summer of 2019.
How to find BMX tracks?
With over 300 active tracks in the United States, how do you find the BMX tracks closest to you? Excellent question! I have made this process extremely easy, by creating a map which allows you to see all 300 tracks simultaneously.
Welcome to Learn BMX Racing
Beginning with the most fundamental aspects of BMX; from the history of the sport; to choosing your first bike; to reviews of racetracks; "Learn BMX Racing" aims to teach all the basics of getting started in the excitement and thrill that is bicycle motocross.