(Update: Tim Cook emailed me last night and pointed out a few things! #34 in the photos is actually his brother Geoff Cook. #82 is Tim himself rocking the old school ashtabula cranks and forks. The photo in the gallery where Dechert is losing that pedal….1979 Craigmeur and the guy out front? Tim Cook! Thanks […]
These are race clips given to BMXNJ.com by Tom Nieradka from the 85 Open at Deptford. There are plenty of different classes. Here we go with video 2. Takes ya back dudn’t it? (Come on, how cool is BMX?!)
I was off playing, “I wanna be a freestyle guy” but racing was still going full bore in NJ. My friend from those days, Tom Nieradka, gave me a bunch of videos from those years back when I was looking for my HVTT videos. I’ll be adding 15-25 minutes of these videos over the next […]
Guess you have all seen the pictures of Pete’s Bike Shop version of BMX in Flemington from the 70’s that I put up. Here’s the Total BMX magazine (an east coast BMX magazine from the 70’s and 80’s) write up of the opening and reincarnation of Flemington BMX as Hunterdon County BMX in 1981. I […]
Just leaked on BMX Action Online.com. New Jersey’s own Kathy Schachel is to be inducted into the NBL BMX Hall of Fame alongside Stu Thomsen and Greg Esser at this year’s NBL Grand Nationals.
Geepers…what was BMX racing like back before the days of paved turns and clips? Who were the stars? What kind of drama happened on the track?