The story of Cru Jones, a young man who can overcome all obstacles that prevent him from participating in the BMX race "Helltrack." As he works towards his dream, Cru falls in love with Christian, an amateur racer. With the help of Christian and her friends, can Cru's "Rad Racing Team" defeat the top BMX factory rider, Bart Taylor ?Written by
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Jamie Clarke, who played Luke, is now the 9th Canadian to climb Mt. Everest. See more »
When Bart, Rod and Rex drive by and see that Cru will be in the race they are driving the grand prize...the Corvette. How is it that they get to drive it around, they didn't win the race; they hadn't even raced yet. See more »
R.L. Osborn besides Martin Apariljo perform BMX feats throughout much of the finishing credits. See more »
Scenes included in the final airing on the Canadian cable movie station Superchannel, but absent from the home video version;
A short sequence, actually made up of three different scenes, right after the confrontation at the Rad Racing T-Shirt stand. These scenes are;
Luke is sitting at the dinner table with his parents. His father tells him it isn't the end of the world. He excuses himself from the table.
Amy is sitting in her room listening to music when her mother comes in. They have a short exchange where her mother scolds her for acting childish.
An unnamed boy storms out of his house late at night.
Right after this comes a scene where a drunken Bart Taylor stumbles into the restaurant where Cru works just as it's closing. Shouting, Bart challenges him to a one on one race, since Cru has been disqualified from HellTrack. Bart winds up falling over and doing a face plant into a piece of pie on the table where the bald cop is sitting.
Another scene just before the race, after Duke Best has warned Bart about Cru and instructed the Reynolds twins to take him out;
Cru thanks Mr. Pratt for him and the town getting behind him and supporting Rad Racing. Mr. Pratt gives Cru a brand new bike from his store.
All of the characters from the deleted scenes are listed in the credits on the home video version.
I really think it is horrible that this movie is out-of-print..
I think this movie is a masterpiece, but didn't get a lot of publicity. I have an old copy that I recorded off the TV, and everyone I show it to loves it. Everyone wants to buy it, but I have to let them down when I tell them it is out of print. It doesn't matter what age people are either, everyone instantly falls in love with this movie. People do like it for different reasons though. Some enjoy the thrill of BMX bikes, and others like how Cru and Christian fall in love. The plot of a smalltown boy trying to make it big gives young kids a dream, and older people the joy of watching their kids eyes light up with joy while watching this movie. This is definitely one of my favorite movies of all-time, and would love nothing more than to have an original copy instead of my recorded one.
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