The 2006 UCI BMX International Calendar is posted on the UCI website. The international BMX calendar covers over 60 events on 4 continents, with most events counting for valuable UCI ranking points. To view the complete calendar, please visit;www.uci.ch
2006 UCI BMX WORLD CONTINENTAL RANKING
The UCI World Continental Ranking has already kicked off on the southern hemisphere with a few races already into the series. The UCI will introduce a new results and rankings website in December 2005, meanwhile to view last year’s ranking, please visit; http://www.uci.ch/uci/bmx/online/
Justin Holt out of North Carolina, USA is doing a jam upcoming at a local indoor park and wanted to let us know some details. Justin's hopes are to raise enough money to build a street spine at the park.
The jam is Saturday December 17th at the Creation Skatepark (www.creationskatepark) at 702 Cinema Court in Kernersville NC (which is between Winston-Salem and Greensboro) from 5pm-10pm.
It will be $5 to get in and you can ride as much as you want. There will be an informal high-air, high bunnyhop and best trick contest for prizes throughout the night. It will be a good time.
South African Fraser Byrne of STF Media has taken on some side projects to film different stuff than BMX. He shot the Gumball boat trip in France, the mini bike race at the British GP that Jeff Emig won and is on his way to Eastern Europe in a Lada to find some more treats. Maybe he can swing by the Simpel session in Tallinn on the weekend of 6-8 January. Fraser sent us the following taster of his new elusive project:
THE SHADOW CONSPIRACY BMX VIDEO WORLD PREMIER WILL TAKE PLACE AT MESH SKATEPARK IN FLORIDA ON 11 DECEMBER NEXT. COME RIDE WITH SHADOW RIDERS; ALISTAIR WHITTON, BYRON ANDERSON, JOE SIMON, JOHN JENNINGS AND RYAN SHER.
OVER ONE YEAR OF FILMING AT SOME OF THE MOST AMAZING SPOTS THE WORLD HAS TO OFFER ARE PUT INTO THIS NEW DVD.
LOCATION: MESH SKATEPARK ORLANDO, FL (DIRECTIONS GO TO WWW.MESHSKATEPARK.COM TIME: 3:00PM OPEN SESSION WITH THE SHADOW TEAM THE SHADOW CONSPIRACYS VIDEO PREIMER: 6:00PM (FIRST TIME VIDEO WILL BE SHOWN)
COST: SHADOW SPECIAL RATE: $7.00 ALL DAY SESSION (NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRE FOR THIS DAY ONLY) PLUS GIVEAWAYS AFTER THE PREMIERS APPROX 6:30.
The second instalment in the Federal dvd series, 9 1/2 days in Germany, is now available worldwide. This aint no epic 4 years in the making this time, 9 1/2 Days in Germany was all filmed, funnily enough on our recent team trip to Germany. It features Kye Forte, Steven Hamilton, Corey Martinez, Peter Adam, Ian Morris, Sandy Carson and Dean Hearne going from the Masters in Cologne to the Rebel Jam in Berlin, via Bochum, Oldenburg, Bremen and Hamburg... As well as all the footage from the trip the dvd includes a ton of
SE Bikes is proud to announce that Thor MX will be outfitting the SE Factory Team for 2006 and beyond. Look for the SE team riders to be rockin’ Thor MX helmets, pants, and gloves at ABA and NBL nationals across the country. The entire team will debut the new gear at the NBL Christmas Classic race in Columbus, OH.
For more info on SE Bikes, visit their website at:
This upcoming weekend, the ABA Grand Nationals will take place and some of the most anticipated and exciting racing action will take place on the track. VSI Products is proud to announce a contest that will be just as exciting as the race action. Selected riders who are signed up to compete at this weekend at the ABA Grands will have the chance to be involved in THE BIGGEST BMX Giveaway ever held at the Grands! Inside of the ABA Grands Goodie bags, you will find the VSI Golden Ticket. After filling out the ticket, come by and drop it off at the VSI/Intense BMX display and have a chance to win one of 40 prizes.
T.J. Lavin, BMX athlete on the Dew Action Sports Tour, is MTV's newest host of the hit reality show Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet II.The show premieres December 5th at 10pm ET/PT with a Preview Special on November 21 at 10pm ET/PT.
Lavin succeeds fellow Dew Action Sports Tour competitor and action sports icon, Dave Mirra who hosted the program's previous season.
Lavin recently competed in the Dew Action Sports Tour, the first professional league in action sports history. The tour hosts the top action sports athletes in the world vying for the $3.5 million in prize money and unparalleled television exposure with 32 hours of national programming on NBC and USA. 39,000,000 unduplicated viewers tuned into the Dew Tour during the course of the 2005 season making it the largest television audience in action sports history.
We've got some new FATBMX.com advertisements coming up. You will find them in the new RIDE BMX, DIG, Freedom and Pusher magazines. Here's ad two in a series of three. That's Mientje and our Mom throwing the Slayers at the FAT-JAM Heavy Metal party in OJA. They're not afraid to rock as you can see. Be on the look out for the new ads. Those magazines who are interested in becoming a FATBMX partner, feel free to get in touch.