August 19, 2011: An extremely sad day for all of us at ProGate as one of the 3 co-founders, Edmund W. Doherty Jr., passed away unexpectedly while on a hunting expedition in Canada with his two borthers and a close friend.
August 2011: Team ProGate heads to London for the installation and running of the 2012 Olympic BMX test event.
July 2011: ProGate rider, Felicia Stancil wins her 9th and 10th World #1 titles at the UCI BMX World Championships.
July 2011: ProGate president, Pierce Barker III makes the trek to Manchester, UK for the installation of 2 ProGate systems @ the National Cycling Center. Pierce then headed to Copenhagen, Denmark for the 2011 UCI BMX World Championships which were run a Straight 8 ProGate as well as an 8 Rider Safety ProGate.
May 2011: ProGate becomes the official start gate supplier of Quebec Cycling (FQSC).
April 2011: ProGate sponsored rider, Kurt Pickard of New Zealand, takes home his 2nd consecutive #1 at the NZ BMX Championships.
April 2011: ProGate slashes prices on 110V and 12v air rams by $100 USD, new price is $765 USD.
February 2011: Fountain City BMX wins the ProGate raffle at the NBL competition Congress, raffle items include 110v air ram, FRL and FRL spare element; retail value of over $1,100 USD.
January 2011: ProGate inks a sponsorship deal with East Moline BMX.
December 2010: ProGate travels to the NBL Christmas Classic in Columbus, Ohio for some sweet racing action and to show of some products.
November 2010: Crupi ProGate factory team rider Josh Klatman wins the national ameteur #1 title at the ABA Grands.
November 2010: ProGate and Crupi Parts, Inc. announce the 2011 Crupi ProGate factory team.
August 2010: ProStuff president, Pierce Barker III, travels to Singapore for the inaugural Youth Olympic games which was run on a ProGate.
July 2010: ProGate rider Felicia Stancil won her 7th and 8th UCI BMX World #1 titles in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
July 2010: ProStuff president, Pierce Barker III, travels to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa for the 2010 UCI BMX World Championships. This event was run on two ProGate systems; the Suypercross track was run on a Straight 8 ProGate and the Challenge track was run on an 8 Rider Safety ProGate.
May 2010: ProStuff LLC travels to Washington, DC to receive the Presidential "E" Award for outstanding contributions to growing U.S. exports, strengthening the economy and creating American jobs. The "E" award was presented by Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke, at the Department of Commerce Building. ProStuff was just one of 22 firms nationwide to receive this prestegious award.
April 2010: ProStuff LLC president, Pierce Barker III travels to Shepparton, Australia for the 2010 Aussie Nationals to oversee gate operations as it is running on a ProGate.
April 2010: ProStuff LLC receives Export Achievement Award from the Stateline World Trade Association.
April 2010: ProStuff LLC signs top New Zealand rider Kurt Pickard to a sponsorship deal.
February 2010: ProStuff LLC president, Pierce Barker III travels to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for the NBL Competition Congress.
December 2009: The ProGate team heads to Louisville, Kentucky for the NBL Christmas Classic.
November 2009: The ProGate team travels to Tulsa, Oklahoma for the ABA Grands.
October 2009: ProStuff LLC signs New Zealand junior rider Nick Fox to a sponsorship deal.
September 2009: ProStuff LLC president, Pierce Barker III goes to Louisville, Kentucky for the 2009 NBL Grand Nationals and to Chula Vista, California for the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup event at the USA Olympic Training Center which is running on a ProGate.
September 2009: ProStuff LLC receives the Export Achievement Award presented by Mr. Ro Khana, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Domestic Operations, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., USA.
August 2009: ProStuff LLC president, Pierce Barker III goes to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa for the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup race which are running on a ProGate. While in South Africa, Pierce Barker III and Johan Lindstrom of UCI finalize and sign the contract for ProStuff LLC to be the official BMX + MTB start gate equipment supplier through the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
July 2009: ProStuff LLC president, Pierce Barker III heads to Adelaide, Australia for the 2009 UCI BMX World Championships, which is running on a ProGate. Team ProGate riders, and future Olympians Felicia Stancil and Mariana Pajon bring home 2 golds apiece from these 2009 World Championships.
June 2009: ProStuff LLC president Pierce Barker III travels to the U.S.A. Olympic training center in Chula Vista, CA and strikes a deal for ProStuff LLC to become the official BMX start gate equipment provider for U.S.A. Cycling.
May 2009: ProStuff LLC signs top Columbian Women's Junior rider Mariana Pajon to a sponsorship deal.
April 2009: Pierce Barker III makes the voyage to Perth, Western Australia to finalize operations with our new Australian agent, Tony Hancox of Thud Industries and they save the day for the Australian Nationals by providing ProGate controls for their start gate.
March 2009: ProStuff LLC signs top MTB rider Melissa Buhl to a sponsorship deal.
January 2009: ProStuff LLC President and Vice President, Pierce Barker III and Ed Doherty, make the trek to UCI headquarters in Aigle, Switzerland. While at UCI, Pierce and Ed began talks to become the International Mountain Bike standard for start gates and start gate equipment in the world.
August 2008: XXIX Olympic games; BMX and ProGate both make their Olympic debut with Pierce Barker III there to oversee it all.
July 2008: Pierce Barker III heads to Taiyuan City, China for the 2008 UCI BMX World Championships which is running on a ProGate.
April 2008: ProStuff LLC President, Pierce Barker III appears on NBC's The Today Show with the U.S.A. Olympic Team. HTTP://WWW.STPETERSBMX.COM/BMXONNBC.HTML
July 2007: Pierce Barker III goes to Victoria, Canada for the 2007 UCI BMX World Championships which is running on a ProGate.
July 2006 Pierce Barker III makes the journey to Sao Paulo, Brazil for the 2006 UCI BMX World Championships which is running on a ProGate.