Search for Articles

Media Release

Published: 05/19/2009
Les Smith, NMBMX,, 505-238-9106

The American Bicycle Association BMX Spring Nationals Races to the Duke City

Free event - May 22-24, 2009
ALBUQUERQUE, NM –Duke City BMX will once again host the American Bicycle Association (ABA) Spring Nationals May 22-24, 2009. The race is the largest BMX event in New Mexico and it draws riders and guests from across North American and beyond. According to the Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), the event will host 3,600 attendees who are responsible for 1,225 hotel room nights booked in the area and for $491,100 in direct spending in the local economy.

Duke City BMX is the home facility for Factory Sponsored Professionals, national champions, UCI Champions and amateur novice riders.

All events will be held at Duke City BMX located at 1011 Buena Vista SE next to Isotopes Park. Admission is free for spectators. Friday pre-race starts at 6pm, Saturday racing starts at 11:30, Sunday racing starts at 8:00am.

For general information call 505-890-1269 or visit the website at

“The ACVB is pleased to welcome the ABA to the country’s largest covered BMX track in Albuquerque. Our outstanding BMX facility is an excellent stage for this growing Olympic sport,” said Dale Lockett, president/CEO of the ACVB.
Back to Media Releases