FYI-Finally the wait is over and it`s time to make your reservations. The 2008 ABA Summer Nationals will be held at non-other than Nor Cal great Oak Creek BMX in Roseville, CA July 11-13th. Oak Creek BMX has rich history of hosting great ABA Nationals and this year will be no exception. The Oak Creek BMX facility will be ready with improved bleacher city, a terrific track and lots of shade under the beautiful oak trees. Bruce and Linda Minton and the entire Oak Creek crew always do a top notch job with their facility and we’re excited for this year’s ABA BMX Summer Nationals event. We hope to see you all there!
Here`s the details on some of the other events going on with the ABA BMX Summer National weekend`s festivities:
The 3rd Annual VINTAGE MEET & SWAP, Oak Creek BMX- Roseville, CA.
WHEN: Saturday only - Saturday, July 12th
WHERE: Oak Creek BMX in Roseville, CA. During the ABA Summer Nationals
WHO: West Coast Vintage Collectors who can`t make it to Rockford; this one`s for you. (You East Coasters, Central dudes & International E-Bayers are invited as well!)
WHAT & WHY: Bring your bikes to display, meet other collectors, swap & sell parts, and vote for “Best Bikes of Show” in multiple categories.
Last year, we had over 150 bikes from all over the West Coast. This is now an annual West Coast tradition you can count on; bringing out some of the rarest BMX bikes from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s! Vintage Bike registration begins at 7am, Saturday morning.
Throughout the day, spectators and fellow collectors will be voting for their favorite bikes in the following categories:
* Best of Show
* Best 70’s Bike
* Best 80’s Bike
* Best Freestyle Bike
* Best MonoShock
* Best 26” Cruiser
* Best 24” Cruiser
* Best 16" Pit Bike
Later that night (approx. 7:00pm) at the unofficial home of the first few ABA BMX Museums - PATRIOT BIKE SHOP will host the Awards Banquet. The winner of the 8 categories are announced in Academy Award fashion, with envelopes ripped open by Nor Cal BMX legends and ABA Hall of Famers. Customized Redline FLIGHT Crank trophies to the winner of each categrory.
Pizza and pop included; courtesy of the Patriot Bike Shop, the Barrette Bros. & Redline Bicycles.
Also don’t forget your Sidehacks! The Roseville Hack-fest is on again! Last year we had a record number of hacks (17 total) attend and they put on one heck of a show for the fans!
ABA BMX would like to thank all the 2008 National Series sponsors: