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 Visit Albuquerque (Visit Albuquerque), 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 Visit Albuquerque 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 Visit Albuquerque.