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AusCycling Membership is required by all riders


To race or train, you must first have a current AusCycling membership.
Go online to AusCycling's website https://www.auscycling.org.au/membership/other/free-trial
You will need a membership if you are wanting to start training with one of our coaches,
see the "Coaching" tab or click on the following link http://www.southsidebmx.com/coaching.html.
Maybe start with the "4 Week Free Trial Membership" - this will let you see if your rider likes BMX first!
If you choose to continue, you will need an Annual membership or can pay 4 monthly.
You can also join at the club on race days, but please try to make an early appointment beforehand.
Your membership is valid at any club throughout Australia.
You must always bring your "Virtual Membership Card" to show each week to nominate for racing.


RACING AT SOUTHSIDE BMX CLUB


ADDRESS

Costello Place, Bob Gordon Reserve, Bull Creek. Turn in at tennis courts on Benningfield Rd.


RACE DAYS

Every Saturday, all year round February to December.

We have breaks during school holidays.


RACE TIMES

Nominations:  2.30pm

Gate Practice:  2.40pm

Mini Wheelers:  3.10pm

Racing:  3.30 - 5pm approx

Cost:  $8 per week plus $1 for transponder hire (needed for scoring), Mini Wheelers is $3

Motos:  (races) - 4 motos


MINI WHEELERS

Mini Wheelers are riders aged 2-5 years that are beginning BMX racing.

They ride balance bikes or strider bikes.

The aim is to get them into the sport and excited about BMX racing.

When they are ready, they can transition onto a BMX racing bike with pedals.



TRAINING


Available at our club from $10 per session and run on a school term basis.
Beginners are Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

More experienced riders on Tuesday $15 per session.

For more information email southsidebmx@hotmail.com



SAFETY GEAR


YOUR RIDER WILL NEED

Long sleeve pants and top, (eventually you can purchase jersey & BMX pants)

Sneakers / BMX shoes

BMX full finger length gloves (approx $30)

BMX full face helmet (approx $150)

Gloves and helmets can be loaned from club for racing.


BMX BIKE


Your rider will need a BMX race bike.

Size will depend on height of rider, ask at a BMX bike shop for advice.

If you have a street BMX bike, it must be fitted with a back brake. You must remove front brake, reflectors, pegs, bell, mudguard and will need bar ends.

Bikes can be borrowed from the club for first 4 weeks only, for racing and must be returned after the last race on each Saturday. We do not loan bikes outside of racing days which includes during the week.


BUYING BIKES AND BMX GEAR


See Georges Bike Shop in Willetton for bikes, helmets and gloves.

See Mark at Freedom Wheels, in Bibra Lake.

Check out "BMX gear for sale Perth" on Facebook.  All WA BMX community sell secondhand bikes and gear here. 


Please come down and have a look when we race on Saturdays.

If you have questions or need help, please ask at the Nominations Hut.


Any further questions please email us at southsidebmx@hotmail.com