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A Brief History of BMX Race and GT Bicycles

Updated: August 8, 2008, 11:51 AM ET
By Press Release | GT

Lake Forrest, CA (August 8, 2008)—Although the sport of BMX Race is debuting at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, and many people are only now learning about the sport's existence, BMX Race has a long and storied history.

BMX (Bicycle Motocross) Race got its start as far back as 1963, when bicycle manufacturer Schwinn, in response to a rise in the popularity of motocross, introduced a model called the Sting-Ray to give kids smaller bikes with which they could emulate motocross riders. ...

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