|This first ever BMX publication hits the bike shops in California. In June 1974 in Orange, Ca. - USA, BICYCLE MOTOCROSS NEWS saw the light. Editor was Elaine Holt.
Publisher: Westword publications, Orange, California. (Elaine Holt)
|volume 1 no.1 - june 1974 (download)
RL Osborn on the cover (#99).
In June of 1974, the first BMX magazine, Bicycle Motocross News, began publication in Orange, California. The issue included an interview with Scott Breithaupt . Officialy listed in this magazine four tracks: Palms Park - Escape Country - B.U.M.S. and Dominquez Park.
|volume 1 no.2 - july 1974
Brian Ramocinski and Scott Breithaupt during Yamaha bike test for that issue on the cover.
Jim Emerson interview.
Test on the about 19 kg Yahama moto-bike.
How to lighten-up.
|volume 1 no.3 - august 1974|
Lots of classic ad's including; Matthews, Yamaha, Boss, Peddler's West and more. The Yamaha sponsored BMX Gold Cup series is covered with lots of vintage photos.
|volume 1 no.4 - september 1974
Exclusive interview with the president of Matthews Motocross.
How David keeps his cool.
How to measure your power.
|volume 1 no.5 - october 1974
David Clinton and Bobby Encinas on the cover.
The Yamaha bicycle gold cup Los Angeles Coliseum.
|volume 1 no.6 - november 1974
John Palfreyman on the cover.
Special interview with Ernie Alexander.
What makes a good track design ?
John Palfreyman: read experts talk.
|volume 1 no.7 - december 1974
David Clinton on the cover.
Special christmas issue.
|volume 2 no.1 - january 1975 (download)
Dave Clinton, Bobby Encinas, John George and Jack Shannon at Yarnell on the cover.
Results of Monoshock testing.
BMX teams: Who they are.
Where they race, how they win!
Taking the suspense out of suspension.
Seb Ronjon: Et page 21, une certaine Windy Osborn officiait déjà derrière son appareil photo du haut de ses 14 ans !
|volume 2 no.2 - march 1975
Billy Wouda on the cover.
Testing Hardtail frame.
|volume 2 no.3 - april 1975
RL Osborn on the cover.
Trials riding is a gas!
Testing Matthews TR-2
Power packed pics.
|volume 2 no.4 - may 1975 (download)
First cover of Bicycle Motocross News with a Redline Fork on a bike; John George.
Testing the R&R sidehack.
John George, winner of Phoenix Winternationals.
Look out, California! Florida arrives in BMX scene.
|volume 2 no.5 - june 1975 (download)
Redlines very first front-cover: Bicycle Motocross News, with John Palfreyman at Saddleback, aboard a 3-of-a-kind looptail Redline prototype.
A year of Bicycle Motocross News in pictures.
The revolutionary great race.
How to gear up your bike.
Saddleback's great race.
BMX News -one year ago today.
Preview of our new look coming next month.
|volume 2 no.6 - july 1975
David Clinton on the cover.
NBL races at Randall Ranch.
BMX 500 at WSA.
Testing the new Littlejohn frame.
Special interview: Gary Littlejohn.
A spectacular endo.
|volume 2 no.7 - august 1975
Drawing of Stu Thomsen by Rick Troy on the cover.
Trackside talk with expert rider Stu Thomsen.
Testing the Red Line frame.
Special interview with Mr. Moto Mag.
|At age 11, R.L. Osborn was part of the first ever BMX test team for Bicycle Motocross News (from late 75 to late 76)|
|volume 2 no.8 - september 1975
Rick on the cover.
First Annual Bicycle Motocross/Skateboard Championships.
Testing the Dan Gurney rigid MX bike.
What's wrong with Monoshocks ?
Is your bike suffering from metal fatigue ?
|volume 2 no.9 - october 1975
Brian Ramocinski on the Kawasaki on the cover.
Team races at Saddleback.
WSA hosts Triple header.
Testing the Kawasaki BX-200.
NBA action Encino.
Spectacular Florida Nationals.
|volume 2 no.10 - november 1975
Dennis Dain on the cover.
The Mini Experts talk.
Hot new item: the Mongoose MX bike kit.
Scoping out the new Corona downhill track.
Endos; there's more than one way to go.
|volume 2 no.11 - december 1975
Free inside; the BMX Christmas gift guide
2nd annual Yamaha Bicycle Gold Cup.
Motocross pants for under $8.00
|BMX Christmas gift guide - december 1975
This guide was coming with the december 1975 issue.