Pure BMX crowned as national team champions

The Maxxis sponsored Pure BMX racing team has beaten tough competition in the British BMX Series to grab the top podium position on Maxxis DTH and Torch tyres.

Pure BMX, the new 2017 national champions, comprises of ten members, including 2016 Olympian Kyle Evans and BMX veteran Alan Hill, all of whom achieved fantastic results individually throughout the championships, which started in March and completed on 13th August. Between them they managed to achieve an outstanding nine wins, a testament to the talent that the team holds. 

The Pure team has been sponsored by Maxxis since the beginning of 2016. Now in its second year, the partnership has allowed the riders access to the full range of Maxxis BMX tyres, including the superlight DTH tyre, which was designed especially for the 2008 Beijing Olympics to offer acceleration capabilities like no other tyre on the market.

Commenting on the results, Richard Townsend, manager of Pure BMX, said: “Words can’t explain how delighted we are. I know how hard the team has worked and how much they deserve this. It wasn’t all plain sailing but every single one of the riders pushed through and gave it their all to ensure that we lifted that trophy.

“Maxxis is one of the leading bicycle tyre brands in the world and as a competitive team we are constantly looking for the very best parts and accessories for our bikes, to stay ahead of competition. After racing on Maxxis’ range of BMX tyres for the best part of two years, our riders know that Maxxis tyres help give them that extra competitive edge.”

Bicycle brand manager at Maxxis, Stephen Robinson, added: “The whole team really smashed it this series, and I want to say a big well done from everyone at Maxxis. We’re proud to know that these are the calibre of teams who are representing the Maxxis brand, and showing millions what the Maxxis BMX tyre range can do. There’s only on more major event left for Pure for this season and I’m confident that they will finish it on a high, ready to conquer 2018.”

There’s a total of nine tyres in the Maxxis BMX range, offering riders comfort and performance on every terrain from dirt to street, park to flat. To find out more about Maxxis BMX tyres click here.