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Monday, 12 March 2018

HSBC UK BMX National Series Round 1 & 2 Manchester

Jammie harron belfast city bmx club at manchester UK BMX National Series round 1.jpg
HSBC UK BMX National Series
One of our star riders Jamie Harron travelled to Manchester this weekend for the 1st and 2nd rounds of the UK BMX National Series, This 7 year old braved the 5m start hill on this tricky course with some great results. Jamie pictured on the 5 meter start hill.

Saturday HSBC UK BMX National Series Round 1.

He led the 3rd Moto then went too high on the second burm and lost the lead, tiredness got him on the last straight and got caught on the line to finish 3rd. Moto results 2, 2, 3. Not bad!
2nd to his friend Evan Bartley from Lucan Bmx in their semi final.

Video form HSBC UK BMX National Series Round 1 Semi final.
The final saw Jamie chased him down and got the pass for 3rd
Video form HSBC UK BMX National Series Round 1 Final.
Picture from Bmx Widow

Sunday HSBC UK BMX National Series Round 2

3rd and 2nd in the first two motos,
2nd in semi final,
Video form HSBC UK BMX National Series Round 2 Semi final
And a great 4th in the final, Podium picture
Video form HSBC UK BMX National Series Round 2 Final.

Irish rider results from Round 1 & Round 2
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Friday, 16 February 2018

12 Week Training Programme & Flat Ground Skills

12 Week Training Programme & Flat Ground Skills belfast city bmx club

Last night saw some of most dedicated kids from BCBC and Lisburn Bmx club take part in a very cold evening of training that saw temperatures at just 1° with a windchill that was laying down a frost. Following on from our Bmx boot-camp last year, Now we have our 12 Week Training Programme & Flat Ground Skills, this is part of our pre race season training to get ready for the first National race in Lucan on April 8th. Very similar to the Bmx boot camp we have fitness 30min cross-training and 30min flat bike skills, this time we have raised the standard with beeb-tests for fitness testing and 60m gate sprints using our Prostart Timing lazer timing and portable 1 man start gate, this has enabled us to accurately record and monitor progress, This programme is part funded by Belfast City Council “Everyone Active 2020” , is open to everybody, and you can start at any point, so come along or get in-touch to find out more.
More pictures from last night here.

belfast city council everybody active 2020 with belfast city bmx club

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Saturday, 3 February 2018

Lisburn Winter Series 2018 Round 1

Every body had a great day although a very windy day which brought down the temperatures, but there was still a large turn out for for this event, Great to see 70 riders, which is a lot for club winter league. Some travelled all the way from Courtown Bmx Club.
Thanks to Lisburn Bmx club for hosting this event,

Pictures from
ADW photos album1 and album2

Lots of Videos from Lisburn Bmx Club

Jump Skills Coaching at CS Lewis Sq. with Thunder Action Sports

It was a busy week with jump training last Saturday then racing at Lisburn on Sunday Coaching at Lisburn on Tuesday then Training at Henry Jones on Thursday.

BCBC members got some one on one jump coaching from the experts Matt, Mike and Joel from
Thunder action sports,

This programme is funded by Belfast City Council “Everyone Active 2020” and is part of our pre season 12 week training course.


Friday, 12 January 2018

2017 Belfast City Bmx Club AGM

We held our club AGM a little later this year as we wanted to attend the earlier governing body agm's then it was difficult to agree a date on the run up to Christmas so we held it on the 3rd of January, in the Wellington Park Hotel the place the club was first formerly formed in late 2014.

We had a good turn out from club members and were able to give a review of the 2017 year with a summary of membership growth particularly young riders.

Acknowledgement of our sponsors Contac Claims and Frazer Kidd
The great season for our riders particularly the youth riders in the national series as well as the club leagues, and of course our team of 9 taking part in the European championships.
A review of our finances allowing us to purchase a Prostart Gate and timing equipment, (which we will have more information on shortly.)
We have also had lots of meetings with council and councillors

Sunday, 7 January 2018


A late blog, but an important part of our pre- Christmas training. From October the 12th for 10 weeks to December the 14th we were doing Bmx BootCamp at our training ground at Henry Jones Playing fields.
Funded by Belfast City Council's Sporting Halloween, This was something different to move training up a level during the winter months, when most people stop training we were not only at Lisburn on Tuesdays and the weekend, this Thursday evening training with 10 sessions split into 30 minutes cross-training exercises such as star-jumps, bur-pees, shuttle runs and more. Then the second 30 minutes flat bike skills including the core skills cornering, braking, accelerating and balance. We have seen great improvements in the kids fitness and skills and look forward to seeing the gains in the 2018 race season.
Our next series of training at Henry Jones playing fields starts Thursday 11th of January see here for details.
Pictures from BootCamp1BootCamp2 (very wet weather)

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