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Voting Opens for the 2006 ABA Hall of Fame

Since 1985 the ABA has Inducted Members Annually Into the ABA BMX Hall of Fame

Gilbert, Arizona—September 8, 2006— The ABA (American Bicycle Association) announced today that voting has commenced for the 2006 ABA BMX “Hall of Fame”. Each year since 1985, a select group of BMX (Bicycle Motocross) riders and/or industry veterans have been nominated.  Once again this year the ABA BMX “Hall of Fame” committee has chosen the nominees from “Early BMXers”, “BMX Racers” and “Industry Members”.

The ABA BMX “Hall of Fame” is the who’s who of BMX and it consists of riders and industry members who have made notable contributions to the sport.  Although the voting is open to the public, nominations are done by committee.  To be honored by the committee and be added to the ballot is important, but the public chooses the final winners.

This year marks a change in voting as the ballots will be available online at  The voting will be available to the public from September 8th through October 2nd, 2006.  Voting is restricted to one vote per person. 

Results will be announced at the ABA Grandnationals annual “Hall of Fame” luncheon on November 23, 2006.

ABA (American Bicycle Association), formed in 1977 and headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona, is “The Sanctioning Body of BMX”©.  The ABA organizes BMX racing for boys, girls and adults, nationwide and Canada.  With 60,000 active members, 274 racing facilities and a 27 event-national race schedule; ABA is the worlds largest promoter of action sports. For additional press information about ABA, the sport of BMX, ABA events or professional racers, call (714) 666-1999. To find races in your area or view the national event schedule, visit

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