Andrew Hughes | Rider Profile

October 2017

Andrew Hughes - Paul Milliken

Name: Andrew Hughes

 

Plate Number: 917

 

Race Class: Elite Men. 

             

Home Town: Campbelltown, Sydney, Australia.

 

How many years have you been racing? 16 years.

 

Any BMX idols growing up? Luke Madill.

 

Favourite place to ride / train? LMX (Luke Madills track).

 

Favourite track you have raced? Papendal.

 

Supercross or ‘traditional’ track? I like supercross but think I’m better on traditional tracks.

 

Lights or beeps? Beeps.

 

Training or racing? Racing.

 

Favourite riders race against? I enjoy racing Kai Sakakibara, we always have good battles.

 

Favourite event you’ve raced so far?  2017 Papendal UCI World Cup.

 

How did the 2017 season go for you? 2017 was tough in my rookie year of Elite my results weren’t the best. Finishing top 8 in our national series.

 

What are you plans / goals / hopes for the 2018 season? Plans for 2018 are to complete our national series and do all UCI World Cups and races necessary to qualify for the Worlds Team.

 

Long term BMX goals? Make world elite podium, be living in America and racing there.

 

What one thing would you do to improve the sport? Try to make it more noticeable in the TV world.

 

What do you do when you’re not riding BMX? Working, snowboarding, motocross, surfing most of the time …

Andrew Hughes Fifteen BMX 3 - Biascle Photos
Andrew Hughes Fifteen BMX 2 - Unknown
Andrew Hughes Fifteen BMX 1 - Unknown
Andrew Hughes Fifteen BMX 4 - Paul Milliken

BIKE CHECK:

Frame: Speed Co. Velox Carbon

Forks: BOX X5

Bars: 8″ BOX Components

Grips: Lizard Skin Northshore

Stem: BOX Components

Headset: Promax

Seat: BOX Components

Post: BOX Components Carbon 

Seat Clamp: Kingstar

Cranks: BOX Vector 175mm

BIKE CHECK:

Sprocket: Mitch Ramm Carbon 44/16

Bottom Bracket: Praxisworks

Pedals: Shimano spd

Brake Caliper: BOX Eclipse

Brake Leaver: BOX Components

Front Hub: Onyx 20mm

Rear Hub: Onyx Ultra SS

Rims: Bobby Noss Carbon

Tyres: Maxxis Torch 1.95 front / 1.75 rear

Plate: MAC Components

BIKE CHECK:

Frame: Speed Co. Velox Carbon

Forks: BOX X5

Bars: 8″ BOX Components

Grips: Lizard Skin Northshore

Stem: BOX Components

Headset: Promax

Seat: BOX Components

Post: BOX Components Carbon 

Seat Clamp: Kingstar

Cranks: BOX Vector 175mm

Sprocket: Mitch Ramm Carbon 44/16

Bottom Bracket: Praxisworks

Pedals: Shimano spd

Brake Caliper: BOX Eclipse

Brake Leaver: BOX Components

Front Hub: Onyx 20mm

Rear Hub: Onyx Ultra SS

Rims: Bobby Noss Carbon

Tyres: Maxxis Torch 1.95 front / 1.75 rear

Plate: MAC Components

Andrew Hughes - Bike Check

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