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BMX Racing

BMX racing is a type of off-road bicycle racing.

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Cycling

An Overview of BMX Racing

Top BMX racers are highly-trained sprint athletes with superb bike control, quick reactions and nerves of steel. But don't let that put you off – BMX is more accessible that you might think, with clubs and tracks throughout the country offering taster and coaching sessions for riders of all ages and abilities.

Races usually last well under a minute and are run off in quick succession, meaning that it's an exciting non-stop day for riders and spectators alike.

Benefits

Highly technical, require strength, nerve and tactical ability.

Involvement

Most active BMX clubs offer taster and skills sessions at their local track, allowing you to have a go at improve your skills. Many clubs offer bike, helmet and protective gear hire, allowing you to get a taste for the sport before making a financial commitment.

Facts

  • BMX racing became an Olympic sport at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing

Find BMX Racing Clubs/Groups Near You

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BMX Racing

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