Tore got the very first Speedco XXXL and is liking it very much. BMX Athletes have been looking for longer frames so an XXXL isn't even weird. But when there's a need for more room up front, it's easier said than done when it comes down to carbon frames. These molds don't come cheap and how big is the market for them? Anyway, no complaints from Navrestad's side, he's got one.
When you are in the position of being the current Olympic BMX Champion your sponsors will do anything to please you. When asked to do a bike check, Mariana Pajon returned with photos of two different bikes and she actually uses both of them. But what does she ride? Curious? We've got the parts list.
Judy Baauw has changed teams from 2017 to the 2018 season. She is now part of the Dutch National BMX Team. Although she got all new stuff to wear already, she's still waiting for a few more items to show up. See what she has to say about safety and her new gear.
Name: Judy Baauw Country: The Netherlands Sponsors: Dutch national team
Helmet: Troy Lee designs SE4 Freedom grey Goggles: Oakley (helimx) Gloves: Troy Lee designs Jersey: Troy Lee designs Racing pants: Troy Lee designs Socks: Shimano or Happy socks Shoes: Shimano scyther black First layer clothes: Carbon Energize
Elite Men: 1. Mitchel Schotman (NED) 2. Jefferson Milano (VEN) 3. Mikus Strazdins (LAT) 4. Kevin van de Groenendaal (NED) 5. Jeremy Smith (USA) 6. Justin Kimmann (NED) 7. Robin Dijk (NED) 8. Yoshi Nagasako (NED)
Round five of the UEC was held in Kampen on Saturday 28 April. Twan van Gendt and Judy Baauw grabbed the holeshot and managed to cross the finish line in the position they had in mind: first. See who else made the main and check where they ended up.
Elite Men: 1. Twan van Gendt (NED 2. Tore Navrestad (NOR) 3. Joris Harmsen (NED) 4. Dave van der Burg (NED)