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Training for the Retro BMX State Titles

RetroRacer31 in pain

It is that time of year, when everyone is stepping it up a gear and training hard for their state titles, this year I will be racing my Retro BMX in both the Tasmanian State Titles and the Victorian the week after. Training for me is now at the hardest intensity that it will be over the next week or two and then I will start to back off a little to give my body a chance to recover and be fresh as I possibly can be, to give the best performance that I can. I have no illusions as to my ability and am staring down the barrel of last place at the Victorian State Titles and quite possibly the Tasmanian titles as well, but you never know, if someone takes their foot off the gas, I will be there to pounce and will happily pass them as I

Rider Bio: Brendon Marshall

Name: Brendon Marshall Home Club: Knox, Vic. Classes: 30+ Retro and 35-39 men 20 inch Bike: 1993 Gt pro series xl Best Retro Results: 3rd Polaris open Shepparton 5th Knox Thunder Dome 9th Victorian State Titles About Me: I raced as a kid from 10 years old till 17 in 20 inch and cruiser. I won quite a few Victorian plates over those years including 4V in cruiser and 5V in 17 boys during my last year of racing. I also won the war of the stars series 3 times in cruiser class and once in age class. I stopped at 17 years old when I started working as a baker / pastry cook. During my 22 year break from BMX I raced speedway sidecars for 7 years. But BMX was always in my thoughts and after speaking to a few guys decided to come back and have a go.

Rider Bio: Ashley Grange

Name: Ashley Grange Home Club: Knox, Vic. Classes: 40+ Retro Bike: 1983/84 Profile Champ Best Retro Results: 3rd Lilydale back to the valley 2016 3rd Frankston Helltrack series 2016 4th Frankston Helltrack open 2016 6th Vic riders cup Wyhndam 2016 6th Park Orchards open 2016 8th Knox Thunderdome 2016 12th overall Victorian State Titles. About Me: I’m 40 years old and started racing bmx in 1982. Numerous race wins and state plates between then and when I stopped racing in 1988. My best effort was 4th in the 9 boys expert state title and 7th in my last state titles in 1988. Raced Australia titles in SA in 1986 and missed out on a spot in the final due to a heavy crash in the semi while leading. Fast forward 28 years to 2016 and I’m back out on the bike racing and loving it. Sponsors: Old School BMX Progressive