Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Here's a recent scribble depicting the Milwaukee BMX layout

Upcoming Meetings:
Club meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month starting February 7th. They are open to all that can attend and have an interest in Milwaukee BMX. As always, Bennos is the place at 74th and Greenfield in West Allis and 7 p.m. is the time.

Track Work Weekends:
One of our members is optimistic that we can condense the majority of spring track maintenance into a "Walworth" type program in which a large amount of people come out on one weekend and tackle as many of the tasks associated with spring clean up as possible. Walworth's indoor track builds start on Friday and generally are completely wrapped up by Sunday afternoon of one weekend.

To that end ... please save the following dates as "track maintenance" dates:
April 20-21-22
April 27-28-29 (alternate for weather - if it looks like too many people will be lost to the ABA Cajun National - we can back off another week)

Friday, January 26, 2007

Wisconsin State Championship Qualifier weekend at Walworth BMX
Not that most of you need a reminder that this weekend's racing at Walworth BMX consists of a Saturday night single points race followed by a Sunday Wisconsin State Championship Qualifier double pointer, but, hey ... promoting BMX is what we do around here.
For what it's worth, the above photo was captured a few years back (we can tell by the 2002 / spring '03 Torque Center uniforms) by Bricker Photo.
Walworth seems to be averaging around 50+ motos per week. No wonder they call it the biggest little indoor in America.
2006 ABA points have been finalized, but, I'm not sure if we'll be running '07 numbers or not this weekend. If you want to check your final points online ... visit, We are also expecting the February issue of BMX'er shortly, which should have your 2007 district earned # on the cover.
Good luck to all who participate this weekend. We are looking forward to seeing you there.
Kevin O'

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Milwaukee BMX 2007 Schedule

Saturday - 19th - New Rider Clinic
Thursday - 24th - Gate Practice
Thursday - 31st - Gate Practice

Tuesday - 5th - Race

Thursday - 7th - Gate Practice
Saturday - 9th - Race (click for results here)
Tuesday - 12th - Race (cancelled - ran gate practice)
Thursday - 14th - Gate Practice

ABA MIDWEST NATIONAL - Rockford Illinois - 6/15 - 6/17
Tuesday - 19th - Race
Thursday - 21st - Gate Practice
Saturday - 23rd - Race (possible Race for Life)
Tuesday - 26th - Race (click for results here)

Thursday - 28th - Gate Practice

Tuesday - 10th - Race (click for results here)
Thursday - 12th - Race
Fond du Lac BMX / Single pts. / Race for Life 2x points / Redline Cup 3x points - 7/13 - 7/15
Tuesday - 17th - Race
Thursday - 19th - Gate Practice
Tuesday - 24th - Race (click for results here)
Thursday - 26th - Gate Practice
Saturday - 28th - DOUBLE POINTS RACE - Wisconsin State Championship Qualifier (click for results here)
Tuesday - 31st - Race (click for results here)

Thursday - 2nd - Gate Practice
Tuesday - 7th - Race
Thursday - 9th - Gate Practice
Saturday - 11th - Race
Tuesday - 14th - Race
Thursday - 16th - Gate Practice
Tuesday - 21st - Race
Thursday - 23rd - Gate Practice
Saturday - 25th - Race
Tuesday - 28th - Race
Thursday - 30th - Gate Practice

Thursday - 6th - Gate Practice
Saturday - 8th - Race
Saturday - 29nd - Race

Race or Practice - TBD

Milwaukee BMX 2007 Fees
ALL Gate Practice - fees $5.00
Single Point Race - $10.00 - class (open TBD)
Double Point Race - $20.00 - class (open TBD)

Registration and Sign-ups
ALL Gate Practice - 6 p.m. until ???
Tuesday Night Races - REGISTRATION 5-6 p.m. Racing ASAP
Saturday Races - REGISTRATION 10 - 11:30 a.m. Racing ASAP

The following Manufacturers support Milwaukee BMX through donations, sponsorships and with discounted product.

The following Milwaukee area businesses and bike shops have agreed to lend their support to Milwaukee BMX through their participation in the 2008 Milwaukee BMX HOT SHOP program !!!
For the Moments Photography - John Themmes - 414.333.0686
Crank Daddy's Bicycle Works - 2108 N. Farwell - Milwaukee, WI

Wares Cyclery - 1306 S. 108th St., Milwaukee, WI 414-454-0550

South Shore Cycles - 4758 S Packard Ave - Cudahy 414-831-0211

Ben's Cycles - 1018 W Lincoln Ave - Milwaukee 414-384-2236

Johnson's Cycle & Fitness - 6916 W North Ave - Wauwatosa 414-476-2341

Allis Cycle - 9622 W. National Ave - West Allis 414-327-1290

Emerys Cycle and Fitness - Milwaukee / Glendale / Menomonee Falls 414-463-2453

Ride Extreme Sports - 14666 West National Avenue - New Berlin 262-789-7433
Wheel and Sprocket - Hales Corners, Brookfield, Delafield, Fox Point, Oshkosh & Appleton

Have all signed on to the Milwaukee BMX HOT SHOP program. These are the local shops that support Milwaukee BMX and we encourage our riders to get your goodies at these places first. Note, every sponsor phone number above and below starts with a 414 area code ... just like our track ... COOL !!! Remember ... think global, buy local.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007



Sunday, January 14, 2007

Happy New Year Everybody !!!


Those who can are asked to attend an update meeting this Wednesday night at Benno's on Greenfield Avenue in West Allis.

Jersey Update: jerseys are in and being distributed first to those who we took pre-orders from. Thanks for your patience. In the next couple of days, I'll have an update with remaining colors and sizes and we'll sell those that were ordered as extra for $20 / each ($1.95 under the MSRP + shipping - if necessary). The project has been more successful than we imagined. We've now got more than 30 out there. Seeing all the Milwaukee-BMX logos at the track is personally gratifying. We appreciate your continued support.

We heard that a cash donation was sent to the track address in the "directions" area of this site recently. Please do not send your donations meant for MilwaukeeBMX to Crystal Ridge. There will be a new website coming soon with additional information on how to make cash donations. Please bear with us as we make this change and thanks for your patience in the meantime.

Congratulations Mike Froh, Desiree Roeder, and Dallas Wiemer for recently being picked up by factory DirectLink. They join other Wisconsin hot shoes, Tim Eiring, Randy Behnke (TM), Curt Zizzo and Bryan Dickerson, who have been scoring well in the factory team cateory at the ABA nationals they attend.

All of the riders above, + Fred Yanke, Jason Leikam and a few others, will be heading South for next weekends ABA Volunteer Nationals in Tennessee. Good luck, you guys.

That's it for now ... we hope we'll be seeing a few of you Wednesday at Bennos.

Kevin O'