Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford This Monday Morning Coffee is coming to you from the seaside Compass Cove Hotel in beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC. I’m going to have to hurry through this one so we can hit the road and get home in time to head out to BC for the final 2 rounds of the Future West Moto Canadian Arenacross Championships. Cycle North FXR Honda rider Roscoe Johnson

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Friday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Friday By Billy Rainford Photos by E. Nicholson and Bigwave It was another banger of a day here just west of Gainesville, Florida, at the 44th Annual Thor Winter Olympics. Most classes here have qualifiers and so today was all about getting yourself through to the second motos Saturday. Some classes (250C) had 4 qualifiers! There were over 130 riders trying to get in.

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Thursday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Thursday By Billy Rainford All eyes have shifted over to the motocross track for the rest of the week here at the 2015 Thor Winter Olympics. Many new riders have come through the gates and there were actually 4 divisions of 250 C riders trying to make the final moto. We had a bunch of Canadians on the track again today so let’s get

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Wednesday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Wednesday By Billy Rainford It was all about the Supercross main events today at the 44th Annual Thor Winter Olympics at the track just outside Gainesville, Florida. We had some great Canadian performances, and even a win! Starting Thursday, the action moves over to the Motocross track for the remainder of the week. Here’s a look at how our Canadian riders did.  

Out of the Blue: Jessie King

Out of the Blue: Jessie King By Jeff McConkey Name: Jessie King Birth Date: June 28, 1987 Hometown: Toronto, Ontario School & Grade or Occupation: Just finished a sports marketing program at UCLA and now pursuing marketing opportunities in the action and motorsports industry. Number: 187/741 Bike: 2014 RMZ 250 Race Club: MMRS Classes: Ladies B How did you get started in racing? It was something I’ve always wanted to

5 Lap Sprint – Clason, Davenport, Meston, Burke, DaSilva, and Halstead

5 Lap Sprint – Clason, Davenport, Meston, Burke, DaSilva, and Halstead By Jeff McConkey What was the best National of 2015 and why?   Cade Clason Calgary, I mean the track is so cool to race, amazing setting, good amount of fans, good weather. Plus, I killed it there so it has to be my favourite.   Matthew Davenport The best national for me was Regina. I managed to get

#2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Tuesday

#2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Tuesday By Billy Rainford Day 2 is in the books. The big deal today was making sure your finishes were good enough to put you in Wednesday’s finals. The Thor Winter Olympics are divided in to a Supercross and then a Motocross portion. The first 3 days are on the Supercross track and each class has a Main Event instead of two motos. Some

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Monday

2015 Mini O’s Photo Report – Monday By Billy Rainford After a rather interesting trip south that took us through Bowling Green, Kentucky, for the first round of the AX Tour and then the waiting room of an emergency department in the same city, we made it to the 44th annual Thor Mini Olympics. I haven’t been to the event in a few years and wasn’t sure what to expect

Triathlon Story Featuring Carlos Moleda and David Bailey

Triathlon Story Featuring Carlos Moleda and David Bailey By Billy Rainford If you want a good read about something that is extremely difficult to argue, check out this article called “The Toughest Triathlete of All” on the Lava Magazine site. Thanks to my buddy, Mike, for sending me the link. I remember the day David Bailey hurt himself and the tribute they did for him on MotoWorld to the tune

Frid’Eh Update #46 Presented by Mobius Braces

Frid’Eh Update #46 Presented by Mobius Braces By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Hello and welcome to the 46th week of the Frid’Eh Update in 2015. This week, it’s brought to you by Mobius Braces and is dedicated to Beech Creek, Pennsylvania, rider, Michael Fowler. Michael has been coming up to race Canadian Nationals for a few years and we’ve gotten to know him pretty well. What we didn’t know