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The Thrill of BMX
JAMIE ROSS (Times and Transcript)
Wednesday, 09 September 2009
You've probably seen the kids around town on their smaller than average sized BMX bikes, doing bunny hops, wheel spins and wheelies.And while you might class BMX riding along with skateboarding and snowboarding, trying to pull off a daring trick or get big air, the sport was originally meant to mimic motocross, hence the name BMX, which is short fo...
 

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