Cycling or BMX is one of the types of cycling.
BMX was born in the late 60s when motocross became a popular sport in the United States.
Motocross was the inspiration for the sport. Children and teenagers who wanted but could not participate in motocross quenched their thirst for extreme by competing on bicycles on the tracks. The tracks were as similar as possible to motocross tracks, but they were made with our own hands. Children imitated motocross as much as possible, dressing in protective equipment. The sport was named BMX.
BMX competitions among children were popular due to the low participation cost and rather simple conditions. It is easy to see why this sport is so widespread. In the early 70s, the BMX bike motocross governing body appeared in the United States. This event is considered to be the official start of BMX. After that, the sport was also introduced on other continents, among them in Europe in 1978.
In April 1981, the International BMX Federation (IBMXF) was founded and the first world championship was held in 1982, almost 10 years before the first world mountain bike championship. BMX quickly spread as a unique sporting discipline and, after a few years, had more of the hallmarks of cycling than motocross. Thus, from January 1993 BMX was included in the International Cycling Union (UCI).
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The direction in which the fastest track competition is held on a dirt track. The start is given from a slope with a height of 1.5 to 4 meters, on the track, as a rule, consisting of four straight lines and three turns, there are various obstacles: a table, a double springboard or a camel , triple springboard (English triple), “step” (English step-up), waves, etc. Eight athletes start in one race at the same time.
In the mid-2000s, racing on the pump track, a short track, which is traversed using the technique of “pumping” bumps and without pedaling, emerged as a separate direction.
The direction, which is also called “dancing on a bicycle”. The point is to perform various tricks on a flat surface. This direction is the least traumatic among the rest.
The direction in which the BMX’er rolls on the ramp. Flying high from the other side, performs various tricks.
The direction in which tricks are performed on a dirt track with high hills. Having gained high speed, the rider can fly very high and perform quite difficult tricks.
The direction in which tricks are performed in an urban setting with city-specific obstacles, such as stairs, edges, railings, etc.
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