Frid’Eh Update #53 Presented by Motovan By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Here at Direct Motocross, days have 25 hours, weeks have 8 days, and years have 53 weeks…apparently. Bonus Week #53 belongs to the rider we got to know a few years ago when he won the Bronze Boot at the Parts Canada TransCan at Walton Raceway. To be honest, his winning it was a bit of a surprise,
Frid’Eh Update #53 Presented by Motovan
Fox V3 Helmet | BUILT FOR THE PODIUM From initial design sketches to spraying the final clear coat, check out how our championship proven Fox V3 helmet is built for the podium. Trusted and worn by more Supercross champions in the past two decades than any other brand. Designed in California, the Fox V3 helmet is built to exceed ECE 22.05 and D.O.T certifications.
5 Lap Sprint | New Year’s Edition | Part 2 By Jeff McConkey Here’s part 2 of our New Year’s Edition of ‘5 Lap Sprint.’ What was your best moment of 2016? Victoria Hett – Husqvarna Canada Marrying the man of my dreams, Tomas Hubacek! Brittany Gagne – Women’s East #3 (Laughs) Well, my best moment quickly changed to a not so great moment at RJ’s for the last round.
Product Test | 17 FXR REVO Gear By Jeff McConkey Lead photo by Mitch Goheen When you hear the name FXR, you instantly think of snow gear. Well, not for long. FXR has been in the motocross gear game for quite some time now, but for 2017, I think they have hit a home run. Just in time for some great fall riding, I sent our friend, FXR Brand Manager
Out of the Blue | Amelie Landry | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Amelie Landry Birthday: November 25, 1986 Hometown: I grew up in Sainte-Julie (south shore of Montreal) but I am now living in Magog (Eastern Townships) since 7 years. School and Occupation: I graduated from university in 2009, as a kinesiologist. I’m now working as an Account Executive for a health and wellness company. Number: 119
5 Lap Sprint | New Year’s Edition | Part 1 By Jeff McConkey With Christmas already over, it’s time to plan for 2017. In this Edition of 5 Lap Sprint, we once again hit up a crazy variety of racers, mechanics, and industry people. Like always, we couldn’t do just one edition, so this is Part 1 of our New Year’s 5 Lap Sprint. Enjoy. What was your best moment of
Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Not a whole lot to say this week, being Boxing Day and all other than I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and is enjoying a Happy Holiday season. With the big day falling on a Sunday this year, it means students will be off all week and then some. I’m sure it seemed strange going to school right up to the day before
Faces at the Races | 2016 Recap By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Take a trip from Round 1 in Kamloops, BC all the way across Canada to Round 10 in Barrie, ON in this ‘Faces at the Races‘ look at the 2016 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. It’s a long trip so get comfortable!
2016 Most Influential People in Canadian MX | People’s Choice | RESULTS By Billy Rainford The results are in for our 1st Annual Most Influential People in Canadian MX | People’s Choice. We put it in your hands and asked you to vote for any person you feel worthy of this award for 2016. Judging from the results, the fact that this is to be an annual award was missed, but, no
5 Lap Sprint | Christmas Edition | Part 3 By Jeff McConkey Over the last week or so, I reached out to a variety of moto friends – Racers, mechanics, and industry. It’s always a fun time to pick their brains and hear their silly answers to my silly questions. There will be a couple more coming up over the Holidays, so give them a look. Here’s Part 3: What