Albuquerque readies for the 2014 USA Cycling Amateur BMX Nationals


Riders wait for the gate to drop in the start house

Albuquerque, N.M. (May 15, 2014) — This Saturday, May 17, BMXers young and old will converge in Albuquerque, N.M., with dreams of donning a Stars-and-Stripes jersey at the 2014 USA Cycling Amateur BMX National Championships.

Held in conjunction with USA BMX's Spring Nationals, the Amateur BMX National Championships are part of three days of racing at the Duke City BMX track, the country’s largest covered BMX facility. In addition to a national championship, competitors will also be racing for spots on Team USA at the 2014 UCI BMX World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands, to be held July 22-27.

More than 30 challenge class races will be contested on Saturday, with riders as young as 5 years old up to the 30+ class putting their wheels to the gate.  Racing begins at 10:30 a.m. MDT. Take a look at the event flyer for a complete schedule and list of classes.

Fans can listen to live audio throughout the weekend brought to you by USA BMX. Visit to tune in. You can also find updates from the races on Twitter at @ABABMX or on the USA BMX Facebook page.

This Article Updated May 15, 2014 @ 06:40 PM For more information contact: