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Congratulations to Curtis Copeland (Male 7), Ben Leach (Male 40-44) Cruiser) and Rudi Eichorn (Male 9) who have been selected to represent GB at the BMX World Championships in Zolder in 9 weeks time!!! This takes the number of qualified riders from Bristol BMX going to Belgium to 33! Well done guys. ... See MoreSee Less

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Graham WattsAmazing well done everyone :)16 hours ago

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Message from Bristol BMX Club – Rules of Racing.

To all parents – if your child is unable to balance on the gate you are allowed to hold their back wheel to enable them to stand safely during the start sequence. You should release the wheel and not push them down the hill. You should also refrain from shouting at them as this can be distracting for other riders.

Once the child is on their way please make your way down to trackside – this leaves the hill free for the other riders to assemble ready for the next moto. Previously there have been instances – falls over the gate and crashes - where riders have been distracted by parents shouting encouragement. For the club and the rider this is good practice for the next level of racing at regional level (where parents are only allowed on the start hill for novice racing and U6 year age group). This advice is given to ensure the safety of the riders which is always our primary concern.

For safety of themselves and other riders the club would also kindly ask that all parents stay behind the track fencing during racing. Crossing the track when potentially other races are underway is not allowed. If there is a crash involving your child please wait to be called onto the track by a marshall. This is good practice and a procedure that is implemented with everyone’s safety in mind.

The finish line is "out of bounds" for parents – riders are completing the races at high speed and often out of control with a short run off area. Shouts from behind the finish line can be distracting for the finish line marshalls who may then get the results wrong. Shouts from the start hill and finish line are very distracting for the starter who has to concentrate on ensuring the gate sequence is done safely, observe what is happening on track (crashes/fallen riders etc) and and make a decision as when to start the next moto.

Your help and consideration in all these matters is very much appreciated.
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Bev SnowI'm very sorry if I've put anybody off I know I shout !!!20 hours ago
Bev SnowI will consider a telling off !!!20 hours ago
Gary PhillipsHi Bev - the message is not really directed at anyone - its just a general reminder (or possibly even first knowledge) of the club rules regarding racing - especially for the parents of riders new to the club and BMX. We just want to make sure we limit the risk of anything happening to the riders other than those which they face in actually riding the track!!20 hours ago   ·  1
Bev SnowYeah I understand no worries xxx20 hours ago
Toby VereHi Gary, being new to it all it is great to know what we should and shouldn't be doing, it's all good. Cheers Toby.11 hours ago

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Good luck to everyone racing at Scotland this weekend and all have a safe journey. 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

Mick Wells shared Mick's Pix's album to the group: Bristol BMX Club - www.bristolbmxclub.com/. ... See MoreSee Less

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO TAG AND SHARE, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PURCHASE A COPY WITH WATERMARK REMOVED PLEASE CONTACT ME THROUGH THIS PAGE OR MY PERSONAL PAGE. Mick

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Mick WellsThats your lot, see you in Glasgow.1 day ago   ·  1

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Couple of snaps of tonights action from The Tumps. www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.686912234770347.1073741849.100003547307143&type=1&l=c52b372d8d ... See MoreSee Less

Boys vans size 11
Washed so all clean but a few really small signs of wear (basically nothing just slightly faded colour)😊 free if anyone can make good use,no wear on grip.
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Adrian BillCan I have them please??22 hours ago

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Got a couple of things for sale, message me if interested or come see me tonight. I'll be the one on the big bike with a bouncy front end :D

£80 for frame/cranks/seat/post
£10 for chainring
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Joe WallbridgeFrame is Pro XXL2 days ago
Mitch BrooksBig bike with a bouncy front end that goes faster than everyone else!22 hours ago

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A request to all parents: please can you ensure that the younger riders do not go on the track between Motos and Finals and slide/run up and down the jumps. While understanding the kids need to let off some steam sliding along the face of the jumps breaks the surface and creates loose dirt. This is then difficult to repair and will take someone a few hours to rectify. Many thanks for your cooperation ... See MoreSee Less

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Julie HopesI'll keep Alb off Gary xxx2 days ago   ·  1

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For your information following briefing from SW Region - Clothing Regulations - to clarify: shorts of a tear resistant material are allowed to be worn in racing but knee and shin guards must be worn. There should be no skin showing so shorts will need to be worn in combination with skins/socks. ... See MoreSee Less

Redline flight junior frame £75
Will be at the track tonight if anyone wants alook?? Cheers
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Hello is there anyone going to the nationals in Scotland this weekend and willing to pick up a bike for me? I just got a cruiser on BMX Talk and the guy will be there. Cheers Toby ... See MoreSee Less

Good Morning fine people! Taking requests for this evening.... Get your orders in before 4pm Ill be there for you for around half 5 all being well :) cheers ... See MoreSee Less

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Graham WattsCan I get some numbers Danny big ones for a front plate please my number for Scotland is 766.2 days ago   ·  1
Ben LeachCan you bring some 100% youth goggles please, black with gold mirror!2 days ago   ·  1
Annie DoddStill waiting for an age 9-10 Crucial shirt, Danny Taylor!2 days ago   ·  1
Niall KennardHi Danny, do you do bombshell rims?2 days ago   ·  1
Danny TaylorYes Niall Kennard we do :)1 day ago
Matt ShepherdHi Danny, I need a small red BOX plate, if you've got 1..?1 day ago

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Hi all,

My 4 soon to be 5 yr old loves BMX and will be joining you all for race night in half term however, he is still on his 14 inch first bike but does get around the track on his own thanks to Dan's coaching skills.
Anyway we need to get him a race bike soon. Crucial have recommended haro micro mini for him.
Any other recommendations?
Also does anyone know what the Cuda bikes are like. Much cheaper and a bit heavier is all I know. I do prefer their price tag....
Alternatively does anyone have or know of a second hand bike for sale????

Thanks in advance.
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Adrian Bill4 to 5 is the border line to a mini which is the next size up it depends on his height really?? Dan's really good a crucial!! Micro minis keep there value too as they are like gold dust!!2 days ago
Adrian BillFor the price the haro is a good little bike!!2 days ago
Michelle FryerHi we brought both our son's haro's from crucial bmx my eldest still races his n my youngest has now out grown his mini micro they are good starting bikes and serve the purpose. I would recommend them and crucial bmx. Happy bike hunting. We will c u next week.2 days ago
Sharon WattsIt all depends if you intended to race regionally or just at Bristol as you may be better off waiting till the end of the season as people tend to change there bikes then so you can normally pick up a second hand one that may even be better than new as they normally add bits x2 days ago   ·  2
Dan HodgeAnother option is to see someone at the track who has a micro mini and some who has a mini and just get him to try it for size. There are plenty of them around. Just come and see me if your around tonight I'll help you out.2 days ago
Katy CarswellFollowing as we are in exactly the same boat! We tried the mini at Crucial and it seemed a bit too big - we thought he would probably be more confident on a micro...2 days ago
Katherine CornellThanks Dan Hodge we're around next week. Oscar is desperate to have another go at racing. See you all then.2 days ago
Katherine CornellThanks all for the help. See you next week.2 days ago   ·  1

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SUMMER SERIES 1 - Round 7
20th May

Bristol, shout "Hallelujah"
Bristol, shout "Hallelujah"
Uptown Tumps gonna give it to ya
Wednesday night and we're in the spot
Don't believe me just watch!

Registration 5.30 - 6.30pm
Racing at 7pm
Pre-reg - Mobile switched on at 5pm - 07854 417382

See you all later
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Graham Wattsha ha brill tracy :)2 days ago   ·  1
James Taylorahhaha yay tracey2 days ago   ·  1

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Anyone know where I can get jerseys printed in/near Bristol? Cheers ... See MoreSee Less

Does anyone have any body armour they would like to sell for 9yr girl and 6yr boy? Thanks :) or recommendations ... See MoreSee Less

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Jo HydeI have 661 body armour that may fit your 9yr old. We can bring it to patchway on wed eve if you will be there so you can have a look at it.2 days ago   ·  1
Kate PhillipsThanks Jo Hyde thats great! :)2 days ago   ·  1
Jo HydeWe normally stand on the hill by the white fence around by the first berm of the track. We will bring it with us 👍 :)2 days ago   ·  1

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31 Bristol riders qualified for the worlds WOW anyone got contacts with the evening post for abit of news coverage ????? ... See MoreSee Less

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Neil HopesThink there's 23 entered so far. Entry closes Friday1 week ago   ·  1
Graham Wattsits amazing :)1 week ago
Hayley FenningYes I can mail her if you like Graham Watts1 week ago
Graham Wattsyeah if you got a contact Hayley be good to get the club noticed :)1 week ago   ·  1
Hayley FenningOk will do1 week ago   ·  1
Ben LeachBest make that 32, BC have finally reached the bottom of the barrel and I'm in. Yippee!!2 days ago   ·  11
Nick BainesBen Leach well done mate!!!2 days ago   ·  1
Graham WattsWell done Ben Leach 😊2 days ago   ·  1
Russell HoareWell done Ben leach 👊🏁🏁2 days ago   ·  1
Steve UsherLeach the legend, well done buddy☺2 days ago   ·  1
Jonathan MorganAwesome news everyone!1 day ago

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