McThoughts: 2016 Rockstar MX Nationals|MX2 Preview

McThoughts: 2016 Rockstar MX Nationals|MX2 Preview

McThoughts: 2016 Rockstar MX Nationals|MX2 Preview By Jeff McConkey The MX2 Class (250cc) this season in Canada has a great mixture of veterans, rookies, and guys ready to establish themselves. Two-time defending champion, #11 Kaven Benoit, has parked his trusty 2-stroke and moved to the 450 class. That means teammate #4 Cole Thompson will drop down and lead the way for the orange bikes. GDR Fox Honda will once again

Catching Up with…Cole Martinez

Catching Up with…Cole Martinez By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in last week’s Frid’Eh Update… Welcome to the ‘double deuce’ edition of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by RMR Online Outlet. Week #22 belongs to the rider we got to know last season when he picked up a ride with the Monster Energy Kawasaki team to race the MX2 class on the KX250F. Not everyone knew much about

Nathan Bles Injury Update

Nathan Bles Injury Update By Billy Rainford #56 Nathan Bles from Bayfield, Ontario, has indeed suffered a broken left wrist as the result of a crash while racing at Baja Acres in Millington, Michigan, Sunday, May 29th. The fall and resulting injury come eerily close to the one-year anniversary of his badly broken left humerus last season (2 days off, to be exact). We gave the Big Steel Box Fly

Frid’Eh Update #22 Presented by RMR Online Outlet

Frid’EH Update #22 Presented by RMR Online Outlet By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the ‘double deuce’ edition of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by RMR Online Outlet. Week #22 belongs to the rider we got to know last season when he picked up a ride with the Monster Energy Kawasaki team to race the MX2 class on the KX250F. Not everyone knew much about the rider who

On the Radar: Kyle Jones

On the Radar: Kyle Jones By Jeff McConkey Name:  Kyle Jones Age: 15 Hometown: Fraserville, Ontario School and Grade: Crestwood S.S Grade 10 Number: 183 Bike: KTM Race Club: MMRS, CMRC Classes: 85 (12-16) and Supermini How did you get started in racing? My dad bought me a four-wheeler when I was 2! I raced at Cochrane’s for the very first time. Then he bought me a PW 50 .

Catching Up with…Kyle Swanson

Catching Up with…Kyle Swanson By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in last week’s Frid’Eh #21 Update Presented by TLD Canada… For 2016, #21 belongs to the Texan we got to know very well back when he first came up to Canada and lived out of the cab of his pick-up truck…with his mechanic! Kyle Swanson became Canada’s newest motocross sweetheart when word of his commitment and dedication to

DMX 2016 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals Preview Podcast

DMX 2016 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals Preview Podcast Billy and Jeff sit down and talk 2016 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals with Walton Raceway co-owner, Brett Lee. Brett has seen it all in this sport, so we were happy he agreed to talk with us about the upcoming season that will host the most competitive field ever here in Canada.    

Out of the Blue: Marika Hamel|Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue: Marika Hamel|Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Marika Hamel Birthday: 21/11/1989 Hometown: Quebec City, QC, Canada Occupation: BAC – Business Administration (HR) – Human Resources Manager Number: 821 Bike: KTM 200 XC-W 2011 Race Club: FMSQ Classes: WXC (Women Pro in Endurocross) How did you get started in racing? I’ve been riding for now 6 years. The first three years, I was only riding a

Fox MX Presents | Austin Forkner | We Race Together

Fox MX Presents | Austin Forkner | We Race Together Fox Racing is proud to release episode two of We Race Together, an in-depth look into the lives and stories behind the team riders of Pro Circuit Monster Energy Kawasaki.  In this chapter we sit down with the Forkner family of Richards, Missouri to get an inside look of the new kid in the pro pits Austin Forkner. Austin made