Founded in 1972 GT Bicycles is to license a line of ‘Heritage’ BMX products to Alans BMX, based in Wigan, England. Alan Woods of licensee Alans BMX said, “I see GT BMX as one of the legendary BMX brands, and one that was crying out to recognise its heritage. The contemporary GT BMX line has made some great gains in the last couple of years and hopefully with the introduction of this GT BMX Heritage line will only enhance the entire brand. We know there are dedicated fans of GT out there, let’s try to produce something for them to be proud of.” Alan also spoke of the attention to detail, “I am conscious of how important it is to
Back on November 14th, 1970, the first ever competitive BMX race in the USA was organized by SE’s founder, Scot Breithaupt in Long Beach, CA. From its simple beginnings on a dirt lot in a vacant field in the early 70’s, BMX racing is now truly a global and Olympic sport with hundreds of thousands of riders and millions of fans worldwide.
In November of 2010, both the city of Long Beach, CA and the county of Los Angeles proclaimed an official “BMX Day” to celebrate BMX’s 40th Anniversary. This Saturday night on Nov 12th, riders from all across Southern California will gather together and ride all throughout Los Angeles to celebrate BMX’s 46th Anniversary.
2017 marks the SE brand’s 40 year anniversary (40 Years of Radness!), and they have some cool new bikes to celebrate this milestone like the Mike Buff bike below.
Mike Buff was one of the pioneers of the sport who helped to introduce freestyle BMX to the world. As one of the original godfathers of freestyle, Mike rode a PK Ripper in the early 80's when he was a member of the legendary BMX Action Trick Team.