At the age of 9, Dale Holmes never would have imagined how reading a simple BMX magazine at School would forever change his life's path. Dale has become one of the top BMX riders in the history of the sport winning a ton of titles along the way, with World Championships, ABA National Titles, countless English National titles all earned in BMX, Dale is now attacking the Mountain bike world and already has won a British 4X championship.
Being one of the most consistent riders in BMX as well as one of the most outspoken, Dale is always the talk of the pits and is for sure one of the most colorful riders in the sport of BMX. Love him or not, Dale makes bmx his life and make BMX a lot of fun and enjoyable. We are sure proud to have him here in the USA and on the Double A Marketing team!
Dale: An English laid back, half way cool, not bad looking guy for 32!
Dale:Well, if im not racing or training, I like to chill out at home, work on stuff around my house, hang out with friends,read,ride to the beach on my bike and relax in the sun.
Dale: Saw a magazine at School back in 1980 got a bike and never looked back.
Dale:My first big win was a UK National in 1985 Slough England I won 13 expert it felt so good.
Dale:Normal stuff, Gym, sprints, road bike, trails and track, same as most.
Dale:Not getting up for work on a Monday morning.
Dale:I ride in the Huntington Beach area. Sheep Hills when its running, Orange YMCA. In the UK, Derby and Chesterfield are my local spots when im over there.
Dale:In the UK anyone whose around my friends Daniel, Oggy,Marco,Martin Murray, the Batey brothers, Geth Shooter. In the US Christian Becerine, Thomas Allier, Christophe Leveque,Todd Lyons, Neal Wood, Robbie Miranda anyone that's in town visiting.
Dale:I like all types of cycling, Mountain biking, watch motor sports, F!, Supercross/Motocross all the cool stuff. I enjoy Football, my team I support is Manchester United when there on TV. I like David Beckam, he's pretty cool.
Dale: Golf, Darts, Football.
Dale:Work in the Industry some way, trainer maybe, something that keeps me around, but with less traveling.
Dale:In the UK. Tim March, Andy Ruffell, Geth Shooter. US Pistol Pete, Greg Hill, any top US Pro really.
Dale: enjoy the competition and know its all down to me whatever happens, I love the feeling of winning and love hanging out with my fellow AA buddies.
Dale:Just to stretch my legs before I get on the gate, maybe its more off a habit now.
Dale:Im a neat and tidy freak, when people come to my house there surprised how clean and tidy i keep things im pretty organized too
Dale:A good set of wheels always looks nice.
Double A: What is something that you are really good at other than BMX?
Dale:Being on time.
Dale: I've pulled more girls than most of them over the years!
can get from A to B without to much trouble. I do think my
pedaling style is OK, guess I need
to turn the bars more in the air though!
for fun. Its a cool feeling when someone tells me they read
the site and enjoy
Double A: Who would you like to thank?
Dale:All my sponsors, Free Agent, Kenda, O'neal, Bombshell, UGP, Smith, Powerbar, Lewis , AA Pete, Mum and Dad and anyone that has helped me along the way
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