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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 Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

British Cycling

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General Enquiries
Contact Telephone
0161 274 2000

Lifeline Training

Proving First Aid training and Qualifications to all industries, specialising in Sports and Education sector.

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam is the best modern university in the north of England, as ranked by the 2015 Times Good University Guide. With regard to sport, we regularly achieve top 20 in BUCS rankings, and offer a range of volunteering, coaching and participation op

Wessex Coach Education

UK Coaching Partner Centre - delivering UK Coaching workshops including, Safeguarding & Protecting Children.
FA Centre - delivering FA Safeguarding Children Workshops

Open Session

Open Session

Track open to everyone to come and try or to practice.