July 21, 2018
Interest in BMX racing action is increasing with six local Tehachapi BMX riders competing July 6 at Bakersfield Metro BMX track. Newer riders, Danny and Skylar Valencia were looking for a sport that they could have fun with and stay fit. Danny competed in the 49 Cruiser division, placing third and Skylar rode in the 22 Novice division, also placing third.
First year rider, Gabriel Griffiths is gaining experience and trophies. He placed first in the 9 Novice division.
Kayden Gonzales finished fourth in the 10 and under Expert division. Sydney Howard came in fifth for the 15 Intermediate division and brother Alex rode his cruiser bike for a fourth place in the 9 Cruiser class. Some of the riders headed to Las Vegas for the Vegas Nationals on July 13-15.
For more information, see Bakersfield Metro Facebook page or call Curt Nelson (661) 557-1366.