Tag Info

New answers tagged

4

BMX was originally (and still is) run on smooth dirt track that have obstacles such as jumps and whoops (also know as the rhythm sections). Because the tracks are smooth a small fully rigid bike works amazingly well when ridden appropriately. The BMX bike and track evolved together emphasizing a riding style that is about timing and body position. All of ...


2

It's actually the opposite of what you are suggesting. Racing the Giro on downhill rigs would be very inefficient. BMX bikes are fully rigid very efficient for the types of courses they are designed to be used on. BMX tracks are designed for sprint racing where the efficiencies of a large wheel and suspension are not needed. The smaller size lends itself ...


3

More than existing, BMX off road racing is actually an Olympic sport. According to Olympic site on this sport: Bicycle motocross (BMX) started in the late 1960s in California, around the time that motocross became a popular sport in the USA. The motorised version of the sport was the inspiration for the human-powered competition. And had an ...


12

Sounds like the handlebar stem is loose. This is an extremely dangerous situation and you should go immediately (pushing your bike or taking it in a car, but not riding it) to your local bike shop to have it looked at. The fix is easy and should take less than 5 minutes (and only a few dollars/euro if they charge you at all), but again it is critical that ...



Top 50 recent answers are included