To start things off the first straight runs parallel to the Akron airport runway, and the old Goodyear Blimp hanger is the backdrop for turn one. Besides the airport, there are a few other athletic fields, the 1000’ long WorldFamous Derby Downs Soap Box Derby Track, and finally the multi-bowl Akron Skate Park on the grounds as well.
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GOLD CUP NORTH CENTRAL
If there is one good thing about this year’s Covid closures of states and counties, it is that tracks that might not normally have gotten a shot at hosting a National or Gold Cup event, were now given that opportunity.
2ND COMING USA BMX STOPS IN NEBRASKA ...AGAIN.
GOLD CUP SOUTHEAST
This year the DK Bicycles Gold Cup South East Finals were held at one of the fastest BMX tracks in Alabama - Circle City BMX, in Dothan. If trying to claim one of the coveted Gold Cup Plates brought you to Circle City BMX for your first time you might have been surprised when you first saw the track layout.
GOLD CUP SOUTHWEST
When you roll into the local Quiktrip and one of Tucson’s finest looks at your shirt and asks if you know Corben Sharrah, you can only be in one city in America. Often coined as the loudest city in BMX, it doesn’t matter if there is a single fan or a gaggle of Tucsonans, they know how to bring the energy.
GOLD CUP NORTHEAST
With all of the uncertainty in event planning this year, it was not a huge surprise that the DK Bicycles North East Gold Cup Finals shifted locations somewhat last minute. We were very lucky to have it and at a great location, Akron BMX in Akron, Ohio. The Big Red Truck was last here for the 2018 North East Gold Cup Finals, and the track is located in a pretty incredible location.
FALL CLASSIC NATIONALS
JUST OVER THE UTAH BORDER WE’D FIND THE WEST’S LAST STAND FOR 2020
It might not have been LaborDay, but the BMX world was anxious to finally return to the longtime Louisville tradition. ...and it was well worth the wait!
1998 HARO Monocque
“Captain America” ShowBike Custom painted by Troy Lee.
HOW TO GROW THE SPORT OF BMX RACING
Are you interested in starting a new track?
SECOND TIMES A CHARM
It just seems like yesterday that we were in Rock Hill for the Carolina Nationals and here we are again.
Smarter persons would have stayed home in harsh conditions, but among the fanatic grousers I partnered with, no one had the temerity to stay indoors when Saturdays or Sundays were the only times many of us could head out to the woods after a week of work.
Reading defenses is freakin' hard
Reading NFL defenses as an NFL quarterback is one of the most difficult things to do in all of sports.
Factory Jobs Are Still Going Abroad
Trump’s “America First” policies have not reversed the tide on offshoring
OHIO EXPRESS - MEMBERS KEEP OFFERING UP A ‘YUMMY' TIME
THE FOUNDING OHIO EXPRESS MEMBERS KNOWN FOR PERFORMING THE BUBBLEGUM ROCK HITS “YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY” AND “CHEWY CHEWY” ARE SET TO BRING BACK THE FUN.
Visions of Lynn
Is that you, Lynn? I blinked awake. I was lying in bed in my Texas home. Another dream. For months, I’d been plagued by vivid dreams— wood splitting, things coming apart, visions of my parents, and now my cousin Lynn. She’d appeared to me in a flash, like a cameo in a TV sitcom. A beautiful teenager, how she looked when I last saw her. She smiled at me. Then I woke up.
A Holiday Haven
An Ohio homeowner uses her neutral décor style and lovely antiques as the perfect backdrop for a holiday escape.
SWISS REGION TO TAKE CRYPTOCURRENCY FOR TAX PAYMENTS IN 2021
A Swiss region that has billed itself as a hub for high-tech finance said that it plans to accept cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ether for tax payments starting next year.
CLEANSING THE WORLD OF EVIL
Theresa Flores Survived the Horrors of Human Trafficking to Tell Her Story and Found The SOAP Project. Now She Leads the Fight to Heal, Educate, and Eradicate This Silent Epidemic
SPARTECH'S PAULDING, OHIO PLANT ADAPTS, CREATES JOBS
Spartech’s Paulding, Ohio plant has swiftly pivoted to plexiglass and now has plans to hire approximately 30 new full-time employees.
Christmas Star Wreath
Create a Christmas wreath with holiday fabrics and some not-so-hard piecing just in time for the holiday season.