Grand Valley BMX set to host state finals


Want to ride?

Anyone who can ride a bike is eligible to join USA BMX and race at Grand Valley BMX.

Weekly races are hosted Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons through Dec. 15. Riders wishing to try Grand Valley BMX for the first time can get a one-day trial membership, and the first race is free.

For more information, including race schedules, go to or call 970-433-7159. Grand Valley BMX also has a Facebook page.

Grand Valley BMX will host the Colorado State BMX Championship Finals this weekend, marking the sixth straight year it has hosted the state finals.

More than 400 racers from 16 BMX bike tracks around Colorado qualified for the state meet. Racing, which will be in the traditional 20-inch class and the 24-inch cruiser class, begins at 7 p.m. today, continues at 3 p.m. Saturday, and concludes Sunday with finals beginning at 10 a.m.

All racing is at the Grand Valley BMX track in the northeast corner of the Mesa County Fairgrounds, and admission is free.

Competitors range in age from 5 years old and under, to 61 and over, and 71 classes will crown champions this weekend.

Nineteen Grand Valley BMX riders are sitting atop the points standings in their class, and many other local riders are in the top 10.

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