Des Moines, Iowa, and California Skateparks Set to Build the Largest Open Park

According to http://desmoinesregionalskatepark.com, “The Des Moines Regional Skatepark Committee and California Skateparks collaborated to create a world-class skatepark in Des Moines that is set to be the largest open park in the nation totaling more than 65,000 Sq. Ft. The City of Des Moines, Iowa, donated a beautiful parcel of land located along the Des […]

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The Lack of Organization – Not the bike

Please note: This was intended for a local newspaper in my area. It was a class project I worked on last semester.  BMX riders are often chased, kicked out and arrested for using skate parks, but experts say it’s not necessarily the bikes they ride it’s the lack of organization and advocacy keeping them from […]

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It’s Time To Grow Up, BMX

I’m sick and tired of hearing the phrase “no bikes” or “bikes won’t be allowed.” It pisses me off, it fuels my desire to stand up and shout, rally my neighbors, summon the militias, protest, petition, and claim mistreatment of a certain group. BMX so often gets the short end of the stick; we are […]

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5050 Skatepark X Mike Shane Art Show

Are you thinking about doing a fundraiser for a skatepark? Try holding an Art show. Check out this video and get some ideas on how to. Found it here. http://5050skatepark.com/

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MANY HANDS 5050 SKATEPARK SANDY BENEFIT ART SHOW

5050 skatepark Sandy Benefit art show from Nick Jones on Vimeo. “Many Hands” Art Show, Hurricane Sandy benefit for Staten Island. 12/21/13 silent auction at 5050 Skate Park raised over $6,000.00. 100% of money raised in art sales went to the Carl V. Bini Foundation, a local 9/11 charity directly helping people here devastated by […]

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Ed Pollio and Staten Island’s 5050 skatepark interview on ESPN

  http://espn.go.com/action/bmx/blog/_/post/8663394/ed-pollio-staten-island-5050-park

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San Antonio, Texas

Any riders in the San Antonio area? San Antonio is considering a skatepark for Pearsall Park. Tomorrow is the last day of public input. To support this please send an email to sjimenez@xa-sa.com. Title the email Pearsall Park and simply state you would like to see a skatepark. Along with public input needed in the […]

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If you want something right you have to do it yourself.

Or if you can’t join them beat them. -Method Man, Wu Tang. After the long fight with the NYC I gave up and changed the path, and so far I have no regrets. I now own, with my Partner Angelica Popolano, New York City’s only indoor Skatepark. Photo by  Nick Rizzi/www.DNAINFO.com Staten Island was the […]

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Building a Concrete Skatepark on an Old Tennis Court

There’s an excellent article about building a concrete plaza-style park on an old tennis court on SPS. Go here and check it out.

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The Forums

One of the biggest goals for BMXriders.org (BRO) is to organize and help solve the ongoing problem of bikes being excluded or forgotten about when parks get built. We believe the most effective way to help advocate for BMX in skateparks is to work together within the forums on this site. If you know about […]

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BMXer needs a kidney

BMXer Blake Jordan Pearce from Oklahoma needs a kidney. Contact his mother Stephanie Pearce (stephaniedpearce@gmail.com) if you know someone who can help. Or,  check out their Facebook page and spread the word. http://www.facebook.com/Blake.Jordans.Miracle CBS DFW news story.. http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2012/03/01/mother-takes-to-facebook-to-find-miracle-kidney-for-her-son/

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Norwood News, Bicycles and Basketballs Could be in the Armory’s Future.

  Bicycles and Basketballs Could be in the Armory’s Future February 22, 2012 at 5:58 AM By Jeanmarie Evelly Photo by Adi Talwar There’s less than a month left for those vying to take over the Kingsbridge Armory to submit their proposals to the city, and a number of organizations have come forward with ideas for […]

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