Posts Tagged ‘NBL’

Mondrian Shoes at the Great Wall

Mondrian Shoes at the Great Wall

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Kevin O’Brien of the NBL sent us some shots from China the other day. Here’s what he had to say:
“Well, the Mondrians were a big hit in China. The Olympic athletes, UCI, Tourists, CBC Staff, everyone wanted them. So to pay tribute to those wicked shoes, they asked me to take their picture on [...]

Watch BMX on the Olympics Aug 20-21

Watch BMX on the Olympics Aug 20-21

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

As you probably know by now, BMX is making its debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympics Games, and our own UGP riders [Kyle Bennett] and [Mike Day] are half of the US BMX team. The races will be televised on NBC in the US and CBC in Canada, and should be live, but make sure [...]

Are you qualified for the UGP Open Championship?

Are you qualified for the UGP Open Championship?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

We got together with the National Bicycle league this year to start the UGP Open Series, and the championship is going down this August 29th. Here’s the word from the NBL:

In addition to more than $4,000 in spot prizes at the NBL Pro Events, all riders who make 2 Open mains at National events will [...]

Photos from Music City Nationals

Photos from Music City Nationals

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Kevin from the NBL sent us a few photos from the Music City Nationals, which were held a couple weeks back in Nashville. Go211, as always, has all the video you could ever want. Check it out right here.

Mike Day is going to the Olympics

Mike Day is going to the Olympics

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

UGP rider [Mike Day] won a spot on the US Olympic BMX Team after his victory at the US Olympic trials this past Saturday. Mike needed first place to make it to the Olympics…and he got it! Mike’s going to be joining UGP teammate [Kyle Bennett] and Jill Kintner. We’ll find out on July 1st [...]

The Return of Pohlkamp’s Legs!

The Return of Pohlkamp’s Legs!

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Just a little update from this past weekends festivities in the capitol of the good ole’ US of A…Woodbridge, VA. Woodbridge, Virginia was host to the NBL elite series race over the weekend. Aside from a little bit of rain on early sunday morning the race was pretty good. [...]

Watch the NBL Freedom Nationals on Go211

Watch the NBL Freedom Nationals on Go211

Friday, April 25th, 2008

If you can’t be in Virginia for this weekend’s Freedom NationalsNBL Freedom Nationals, don’t worry. Go211 will be covering the event and streaming it online. Coverage starts this Saturday, April 26. Go here for details.

Pohlkamp Update

Pohlkamp Update

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Over the weekend was the LA stop of the NBL series. I won a lot of laps and had a lot of fun but had some rough luck in the semis both days. I’m more motivated than ever and I’m coming out swingin’ bows for the second half of the season. I want to thank [...]

Pacific Nationals Update

Pacific Nationals Update

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

This past weekend, our UGP team definitely gave the rest of the riders a run for their money. Nate Berkheimer and [Matt Pohlkamp] stayed consistently strong all weekend leaving their competitors in the dirt. [Kyle Bennett] won the main taking the 1st place check home on Friday. The race was held at Whittier Narrows BMX [...]

Pacific Nationals in SoCal this April

Pacific Nationals in SoCal this April

Monday, March 31st, 2008

NBL returns to SoCal for the Pacific Nationals at Whittier Narrows BMX

The NBL National series returns to SoCal for the first time in 6 years! Get ready for the Pacific Nationals and two War-of-the-Stars Pro races at the newly revamped Whittier Narrows BMX Track from April 4-6. The track, located inside the Whittier Narrows [...]