McThoughts – Oakland SX 250 West

McThoughts – Oakland SX 250 West

McThoughts – Oakland SX 250 West By Billy Rainford “Batting for Jeff McConkey today will be #45 Billy Rainford.” That’s right, Jeff is away on holidays, somewhere in the Caribbean, so I will have to step in and give one of these ‘McThoughts’ columns a shot. Round 4 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series headed north up the PCH to Oakland, California, Saturday night. As the old Mark Twain

Win a 4-Pack of Tickets to the Toronto Supercross

Win a 4-Pack of Tickets to the Toronto Supercross Would you like to WIN A 4-PACK of tickets for FREE? Here’s what you need to do: Send us an email at info@directmotocross.com telling us why you think you should be the one to win these 4 tickets. If you can bring Jeff to tears, that’s a plus. If it’s an interesting story, that helps. If it’s the most ridiculous story

Frid’Eh Update #4 Presented by Troy Lee Designs Canada

Frid’Eh Update #4 Presented by Troy Lee Designs Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to another Frid’Eh Update here at Direct Motocross this week brought to you by Troy Lee Designs Canada. We’re into week #4 and that belongs to the rider who is currently lining up weekly to race the 250 West SX series. Brigden, Ontario’s Cole Thompson is a racer. He wants to race and compete

Getting SX to All in Canada – Latest

Getting SX to All in Canada Joel McDonald has jumped into this fight with both feet and seems to be getting heard by some important ears in the programming and media industries. Here is the latest in the attempt to get Fox Sports 1 to all in Canada: WE ARE MAKING PROGRESS! THE EXECUTIVES ARE TAKING NOTICE!   Everyone that has been putting CHANNEL REQUEST to their provides, great job!

Amateur Racing in Ontario – Schedule

Amateur Racing in Ontario – Schedule By Billy Rainford Amateur racing in Ontario will be here before you know it. The schedule needs to be sifted through to decide when and where you want to race and spend your time and money. A reader has done the heavy lifting and sent us this concise schedule outlining some of your options around Ontario. This is a work in progress, but will

TLD Thursday Wallpapers – A2 Supercross

TLD Thursday Wallpapers – A2 Supercross By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman @spikman The 2016 Monster Energy Supercross Series was in Anaheim, California, for its second time last weekend. We were there to catch all the action, so here are a few high resolution shots by Tyler Spikman you can decorate your desktops with. “It’s a Spikman!”

The Story Behind the Photo – Nathan Bles|Ulverton 2015

The Story Behind the Photo – Nathan Bles|Ulverton 2015 By Billy Rainford Ontario Pro rider Nathan Bles suffered a badly broken arm while practicing at Gopher Dunes just one week before the 2015 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals were set to begin last spring. It forced him to miss the majority of the racing season. In fact, it probably should have taken him out of the entire summer, but Nathan is

Out of the Blue: Isabel Beaucage

Out of the Blue: Isabel Beaucage By Jeff McConkey Name: Isabel Beaucage Hometown: Laval Quebec Birthday: 09/29/92 Occupation: Photographer at Ferlandphoto Race Club: FMSQ Number: 235 Bike: Kawasaki KX 100 Class: Dame A How did you get started in racing? I always had interested in motocross, since I was young. I met my daughter’s father in 2012. Since I race, he literally gave me the sting. He was, himself, racing

Photo Report – Anaheim 2 SX

Photo Report – Anaheim 2 SX By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman (@spikman) The second Anaheim 2 SX saw several top riders not make it through the night show. The track seemed extra technical and the first whoops section had most riders concerned during the Saturday morning track walk. There was a long lead in to them and they were quite big. Gauging entry speed was key. Tyler Spikman