USA Cycling 101: BMX

40-foot jumps at 40 miles an hour, ‘doubles,’ ‘triples,’ ‘tabletops,’ and steep ‘berms’ are just some of the obstacles BMX racers face each time they take to the course. And that’s before you take into consideration the seven other riders trying to reach the finish line first. Learn about this exciting and fast-paced realm of competition from some of USA Cycling’s brightest stars.

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