Fresh on the heels of the latest Bikes Over Baghdad tour to Iraq and Kuwait last December, Harley-Davidson Motor Company announced its continued support for the young, passionate BMX stunt team that has been sweeping U.S. military bases overseas with its high-adrenaline, high-action stunt shows.
The Costa Mesa Speedway is good old fun short-track (speedway dirt) motorcycle racing. The motorcycles are alcohol fuel burning race bikes the are single cylinder 500cc machines, (they look like BMX bicycles). It’s loud, smells like fuel, and a whole lot of fun.
Harley-Davidson night will be on Saturday, August 22nd. Gates open @ 6:00 pm and the first race begins @ 7:30 pm.
Trading in his kid’s bicycle for a sportbike, Chad Kagy, two-time BMX gold medal winner in the X Games, is preparing for his first road race in August at Virginia International Raceway.
Kagy regularly competes professionally in the BMX Vert and Mega Ramp classes, and is well known for his X Games gold medals in those two classes. About his unusual profession Kagy said, "When I was in my late teens people in my neighborhood would see me on my BMX bike and ask if my parents didn’t think I was old enough to have an adult-sized bicycle.