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To race at Cape Cod BMX, a rider must purchase a yearly or temporary ABA (American Bicycle Association) membership. This can be done at the track and costs about $45 per rider for a full year.
With the standard membership, a rider can race at any ABA track anywhere in the United States!
Discounts are given for multiple memberships in the same family and Gold Memberships come with even more perks than standard memberships.
The Cape Cod BMX Gold Membership package includes all the ABA benefits, and also includes free practice at Cape Cod BMX, preferred access to training and more!
As with any sport, there is a set of required equipment to uphold the safety of the athletes:
The Bike Shop at Cape Cod BMX has or can get almost anything you need to be ready for race day. As a racer at Cape Cod BMX, visit the Bike Shop for complete bikes, gear, parts, adjustments or advice. The Bike Shop is open whenever the Track is open for Practice and of course on Race Day!
Points are earned for every race and are the measurement for standings in the ABA. The final position you finish for the year is also the number that you will run on your plate the following year. Points you can earn increase with your class, Novice, Intermediate and Expert. View more details on points in the ABA handbook. Some special races you can earn double, triple and even quadruple points!
There are a few ways to do this, the most popular one is to earn it by winning races:
8 Novice Main Event Wins moves you to Intermediate
25 Intermediate Main Event Wins moves you to Expert
Also, 5 National Main Event wins will automatically move you up to a higher proficiency.
ABA also has large 2 Day National events across the country where kids of all ages and sizes can compete in their class against riders from all over the U.S. and the World. This adds another level of excitement to the sport as well as chances for extra points, getting into BMX'er magazine, large trophies of the most important - Bragging Rights!
National Events are also where you can see the Pro Riders put it all on the line and see some really fast action!