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Extreme Sports and Antisocial Behaviour.

Extreme Sports and Antisocial Behaviour.
Flicking through the local press recently, several stories reporting a link between extreme sports and antisocial behaviour came to my attention. The first concerned proposals for a BMX park in Flackwell, Buckinghamshire. The plans are being resolutely opposed by concerned local residents, who believe the development will significantly increase the levels of antisocial behaviour in their neighbourhood.... 

Shanaze Reade Highlights BMX Social Benefits.

Shanaze Reade Highlights BMX Social Benefits.
Speaking to the Evening Standard, Britain’s Olympic gold medal hopeful, Shanaze Read, has highlighted the social benefits of investing in local sports infrastructure. The triple World Champion BMXrider insisted that encouraging participation in sporting activities could help direct wayward youths away from a life of crime, giving them “something to get up in the mornings for”.The 23-year-old... 

U.K. BMX Roadshow!

U.K. BMX Roadshow!
Access Sport has announced that it will run a five-day BMX Roadshow in conjunction with leading online bike retailer, Chain Reaction Cycles. The Roadshow will tour the capital in February of this year, visiting five of the London boroughs picked to host Olympic events, offering free coaching to members of the public. The Roadshow will also mark the launch of a brand new BMX time-trial race series,... 

Hill Chasers Returns!

Hill Chasers Returns!
Saturday 18th February will see the eagerly anticipated return of the Red Bull Hill Chasers to Bristol. The competition pits 16 pro-riders against 16 amateurs in a series of testing head-to-head knock-out rounds on a punishing and steep race route. Competitors are drawn from across the riding spectrum and include riders from the fields of BMX, MTB, road and fixed-gear. Riders are paired-together randomly,... 

Southwark Set to Get National BMX Track.

Southwark Set to Get National BMX Track.
The London borough of Southwark is set to develop one of the country’s leading BMX facilities after a massive £6 million pound project was agreed by the local council. If all goes to plan, the new park will be the most comprehensive BMX facility in London, offering a national standard track, with testing courses and daring jumps. – The redevelopment scheme is yet to receive planning permission,... 
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New BMX Videos – Chad Kerley, Conor Lodes, Ruben Alcantara

New BMX Videos - Chad Kerley, Conor Lodes, Ruben Alcantara
2011 was an excellent year for BMX video edits, but 2012 is already shaping-up to be just as good. Love Extreme Sports‘ very own BMX expert, Timmy Docherty, brings you his selection of the latest BMX videos released on Youtube and Vimeo, with edits and clips from the likes of Florent Soulas, Roy van Kempen, Conor Lodes, Andrew Ahumada, Chad Kerley and Ruben Alcantara. Florent Soulas With BMX... 

The Best BMX Videos Reviewed!

The Best BMX Videos Reviewed!
Timmy Docherty, Love Extreme Sports’ BMX supremo, brings you his latest selection of BMX videos from across the globe. Dakota Roche Dakota Roche produces an another amazing video. As his BMX riding progresses, his bike adds more pegs and even more variety from his talent on a bike.   Filmed by: Codey Levesque, Ryan Navazio Veesh Edited by: Will Stroud cinemawheelco.com VANS Let It Ride The... 

Harry Main Droppin’ Bombs

Harry Main Droppin' Bombs
Seems like the web edit is well established within the world of BMX and with the summer ending a lot of credible riders have thrown their best clips and latest tricks together to show you what they’ve got. British BMX rider, Harry delivers yet another banger with his flair drop-ins, 1080s and patented method of going 3 feet higher than anyone else.   Film credit: Clark Thurman: Related... 
Tags: BMX, Harry Main

BMX Video Review – Dan Searls, Kevin Keraly, Connor Lodes.

BMX Video Review - Dan Searls, Kevin Keraly, Connor Lodes.
It’s time again for a round-up of some of the best BMX videos to fall onto the Love Extreme Sports radar this week. There have been plenty to chose from recently, with some awesome BMX edits going live on Youtube and Vimeo. We picked three of our favorite, which are below for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! Dane Searls – Giants of Dirt: This is the third and rather unfortunate final chapter... 

Gain Weight and Go For Gold.

Gain Weight and Go For Gold.
British BMX World Champion, Shanaze Reade, has revealed that she is experimenting with her weight in order to find her optimum 2012 physique. Reade, who was crowned the Elite Women’s World Champion in 2010, 2009 and 2008, is considered by many to be one of the U.K.’s best hopes for gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games. She convincingly won the BMX Olympic test event earlier this year and was... 
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