The Kelloggs TV BMX Championship was a hugely popular TV Series hosted by Mick Brown and Andy Ruffell. The show was broadcast on the UK on Channel 4 in 1984 and 1985. One of my earliest BMX memories and this morning took me right back to where it all began, here is the final between Ron Wilkerson and Mike Pardon. Anyone else old enough to remember this?
One of my earliest memories of BMX, was the Kelloggs BMX event that aired on British television back in 1985. Proper old school vibes in this head to head contest between Ron Wilkerson and Mike Pardon.
For this weeks OSS we go back to 1985. Ron Wilkerson vs Mike Pardon at The Kelloggs TV BMX Championship, a TV Series hosted by Mick Brown and Andy Ruffell. The show was broadcast on Channel 4 here in the UK in 1983/84. The show mixed freestyle and racing, with The worlds biggest BMX racing stars from USA and Europe took part and it ran over six weeks at tracks all over the UK with a record Pro purse for the time. Old School stars like Stu Thomsen, Gary Ellis, Eddie King, Andy Ruffell, Tim March, Geth Shooter, Andy Patterson, Brian Patterson, Nelson Chanady, Eric Rupe, Harry Leary, Tommy Brackens, Mike Miranda, Clint Miller, Greg Hill, Eddie Fiola, Mike Dominguez and many more took part!