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    BSX2021: Raised Over $4,000 for the Royal Children’s Hospital

    As the founder of the annual Royal Children’s Hospital fundraiser I couldn’t be more proud than to announce another successful BSX event. For the team and supporters of the event it’s a massive accomplishment to have raised over $4,000 for the RCH.

    BSX is a multifaceted event. While it’s primarily a fundraiser it’s also a one on one backyard BMX race. Almost every aspect of the event is DIY, a nod to the early roots of BMX. It hadn’t hit me how much so until I was on the gate getting ready for my time trial and looking across the track. The track and gate were built entirely by BMX racers, the event is run by racers, our family and friends. The rules, the merchandise, and even the live feed all created by clever, talented and passionate BMXers.

    It’s clearly a subset of the wider BMX community that are attracted to such an event, it didn’t take 16 years to work that out. I know it’s not for everyone, but for the hard core, those who appreciate BMX stripped back to it’s rawest form, which is flat out fun! It would have been nice to have been joined with many more of our interstate friends, but some things are just beyond our control.

    We’ve had many challenges at BSX over the years and we took COVID head on to make sure it wouldn’t take our little annual BMXing fun fest off the calendar.  I must thank Troy Tomay and Craig Graham for their help and guidance in the lead up to the event. 2021 saw the sixteenth consecutive running of the event. It’s funny to think, I assumed BSX would be lucky to last three years when we first started to discuss the concept, back in 2005.

    BSX is certainly not something that just happens though. Many hours … many many hours … go into making BSX happen each year. And we have a tiny core committee who keep pushing it along. So to Glenn, Ursula, Andrew and Paul thanks for keeping those cogs turning, your contributions don’t go unnoticed.

    Thanks to the crew at All Tracks Australia who helped reshape a lot of the track making it faster, more challenging and more fun. David and Max did an amazing job of working with the club to push the track to the next level. Of course it wasn’t all ATA, Glenn and Andrew sacrificed annual leave to help finish off the track. There were many others who chipped in in the lead up to the event.

    Our volunteers on the day did an amazing job despite the heat, always keeping their cool. And keeping everything running smoothly so a big thanks to Amie, Luke, Craig, Shaun, Paul B, Cam, Nathan, Corey, Steve, Paul K, Tim, Zac, Ursula, Kevin, Ine, Wade, Glenn, Dale and everyone else that chipped in.

    A massive thanks to all of our partners for supporting us even through tough times. That includes;

    Gold  Partners
    Radio Bike Co (radiobikes.com)
    All Tracks Australia
    Tempo BMX
    Airsho
    Phirebird
    GT Bicycles

    Silver Partners
    ECIBMX
    District Cycle Store
    Wes Colbran
    Sqorz
    Ally Cat Engineering
    Live Breathe Ride
    EntryBoss

    Bronze Partners
    Rizen
    IRC Tire
    CTD Industries

    And finally all our competitors and spectators who battled the heat and to everyone who watched our live feed thank you for being a part of bsx2021.

    We simply couldn’t do it without everyone’s support, thank you all for being a part of it. We look forward to a bigger and better BSX2022.

    BSX2021 is presented by BSX Inc/bmxultra.com and is proudly supported by

    Gold  Partner
    Radio Bike Co (radiobikes.com)
    All Tracks Australia
    Tempo BMX
    Airsho
    Phirebird
    GT Bicycles

    Silver Partner 
    ECIBMX
    District Cycle Store
    Wes Colbran
    Sqorz
    Ally Cat Engineering
    Live Breathe Ride
    EntryBoss

    Bronze Partner
    Rizen
    IRC Tire
    CTD Industries

    Order Your BSX2021 Tee Today

    The BSX2021 tees are uniquely designed and printed by the crew at Phirebird Designs on high quality tees. The tees are strictly limited edition, so you will need to make sure you get in early and pre-order to avoid disappointment.

    Tees are just $35, plus postage where required, and are available in youth sizes from 8 to 14 and adult sizes S to XXXL. But we’ll need to check stock levels as they change rapidly.

    To purchase you must email bsx@bmxultra.com and give us your name, address, phone number, sizes and quantities.

    What is BSX?

    If you’re wondering what BSX is. BSX, short for Bicycle Supercross or Backyard Supercross, is an annual event that started in 2006. Since then the one on one elimination race has hosted thousands of BMX racers, and even dirt jumpers, from all over Australia and around the globe.

    With 100% of profits going to charity the event has raised well over $65,000 for the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation and helped raise thousands of dollars for the Kinglake West Fire Brigade.

    BSX2021 will be a special event, marking the 16 year anniversary of the backyard BMX bash.

    Don’t forget to save the date. Monday 11 January 2021. We will have more information for you soon.

    Older BSX Merchandise Available on eBay!

    The Answer/SSquared BSX tees from 2018-2020 are now available on eBay. The more you buy the more you save. Get in early for Christmas, birthdays, bribery, or even his and hers wedding presents. 100% of the profits from the BSX tees is donated to the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

    The Answer/SSquared BSX tees are uniquely designed and printed by the crew at Phirebird Designs on high quality tees. The tees are strictly limited edition, so you will need to make sure you get in early to avoid disappointment.

    Answer/SSquared are a long time sponsors of the BSX charity event held each year in January in Kinglake Victoria, Australia.

    100% of funds raised from the event are donated to the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation in Melbourne.

    Answer/SSquared BSX2020 tees by Phirebird

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    ABOUT BSX

    BSX (Bicycle Supercross) is one-on-one sprint trails style BMX racing on a backyard track built specifically to test a rider’s skills. The short straights, lofty jumps and tight corners are intense under race conditions, offering a fun and entertaining event for competitors and spectators alike. The event provides a unique experience for the local Victorian riders, as well as the interstate and international visitors during an off day of the annual BMX Victoria Track Attack series.

    The primary goal BSX is to raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation but there’s so much more to the event. It creates an atmosphere that words just can’t describe. Since the very first event in 2006 BSX has raised $65,000 helping to providing the hospital with much-needed equipment.

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    ABOUT THE ROYAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

    The Royal Children’s Hospital is the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and provides a full range of clinical services and health promotion and prevention programs for infants through to adolescents. Each year the Royal Children’s Hospital treats tens of thousands of children through our Emergency Department, inpatient admissions and outpatient visits. The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation plays a vital role in providing additional funding to support important research projects and purchase state of the art medical equipment to ensure that every child receives the very best treatment now and into the future.

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