Year End Awards

Each season we provide riders a year end award based on the number of full track races that they have raced in at our track. This year we have decided to set the number of races for the top award at 10 or more races, you have up to our September 4th race to get those 10 races in. The top award this year will be a Ridge Meadows BMX jersey, we will arrange to have sample sizes out at the track in the upcoming weeks so riders who already have 10 races in can pick their size. There will also be a secondary award for riders having completed 5 or more races, we have not determined what that award will be quite yet, but will let you know shortly. Take a look at the track points page to see how many races you need to fit in!

FREE Learn 2 Ride Clinic Sunday August 5th

Join Mischa Partridge this Sunday August 5th from 10am to 12pm for one of our popular Free Learn 2 Ride Clinics.
The Clinic is open to everyone in the community and we encourage all current riders to invite their parents, friends, family and schoolmates out to give it a try. The clinic is geared towards new novice riders who would like to learn a few skills on the track. You will walk away a better rider. 
All you need is a bike with functioning rear brake, long sleeves, pants, gloves and full face helmet. We do have some bikes, helmets and gloves available for use.
Please remove any pegs or kickstands.

How cool was that!

With 21 half trackers and 80 full track riders we were over the 100 rider mark for our double point race tonight. Another main in the 6 Novice class and a main in the cruiser class as well. 

Thanks to everyone that came out and to all the volunteers for another great race. Best wishes on a speedy recovery to our good friend Santiago after that hard spill in his moto. Results and track points are now posted. Some great pictures taken by Armand Ducharme have now been added to the galleries.

BC Championships & BC Cup this weekend!

You can still register tonight at Action BMX or on race day between 8:30 - 9:30. 

The BC Championship is a one-day event where riders are grouped based on their age and not on their level. This is a fun event for riders of all levels. Each entry will receive a cool BC Championship T-shirt.  All athletes making the final 8 in each age group will receive a BC Championship plate (BC 1 to 8 ) to use until the 2013 BC Championships.

The 2012 BC Championships will be held at the Action BMX track in Surrey, BC on Saturday July 28th with BC Cup #5 on Sunday July 29th.  Complete event information and registration information is available: BC Champs Schedule.


Good night on the new track!

Another great turnout for the first race on our rebuilt track with another main in the 6 Novice class and as you can see in the picture, the 9 intermediates were bar to bar on the last straight.

There were some soft spots and some bumpy bits but everyone handled it no problems and the fast guys made it look easy. It is going to be a lot of fun once the track firms up and we get a chance to groom it.

We all hope that Harold Woolnough is okay after that nasty spill on the final straight, thanks to everyone that helped Harold out.

Results and track points now posted.

Thank you Cycling BC!

Ridge Meadows BMX would like to thank Cycling BC for their assistance with our track rebuild. Adam Muys from Cycling BC conceived the changes and spent two days working with us, we could not have done this without their help.

The track is now ready to ride. Keep in mind that we still have lots of grooming to do, some rocks to dig out, areas to level, and the track will have some soft spots until everything fully settles. We will be having some work parties in the upcoming weeks to tune things up so keep and eye on the website and Facebook so you know when to come help out.

 It was great to see past president Finn Jensen out to check out what we were up to and to lend a hand for awhile. As you can see, we managed to find something that Curtis could do with his foot in a cast.

Some pictures of the rebuild have been posted in the Picture gallery. 


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