Frid’Eh Update #14 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Frid’Eh Update #14 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Frid’Eh Update #14 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford   Welcome to Week #13…er, I mean, Week #14 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update presented by… For 2017, #14 belongs to the rider everyone has had slotted as a future champion since he was ripping Ontario tracks apart on a mini bike. Dylan Wright has been touted as a future champion for many years and is

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in last week’s Frid’Eh Update… The way the point system works, #12 means that person finished 2nd overall in the MX2 class. Shawn Maffenbeier started out the Rockstar MX Nationals with a 2-2 day for the overall. It was the start of a long season that would see Shawn finish runner-up to eventual winner, Cole Thompson, who looked

The Story Behind the Photo | Where it All Began

The Story Behind the Photo | Where it All Began By Billy Rainford I guess this story has been bubbling in my brain waiting to get out for a long time. You know the one, the story of where it all began for you and how this sport got its hooks into you so deeply that there’s really no way for you to get out. I tried to get away

#TBT | Riding at The Allison’s | 2012

#TBT | Riding at The Allison’s | 2012 By Billy Rainford For many years, the Allisons were staples around the Canadian Pro Motocross scene. In fact, their farm in Delburne, Alberta, was home to many riders and media types for the entire week between the Calgary and Edmonton rounds of the Canadian Nationals.  I remember back then wondering what would happen when this most generous family decided to hang up

Out of the Blue | Kate Legassie | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Kate Legassie | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Kate Legassie Birthday: January 23, 1989 Hometown: New Sarepta, Alberta Occupation: QA/QC & Weld Inspection Number:  #100 (2017), #169 (2016) Bike: 2006 KTM SX125 & 2012 RMZ250 Race Club: CMRC, Peace Motocross Association Classes: Ladies How did you get started in racing? I have always had a lot of passion for dirt biking but I gained interest in racing when I met

Photo Report | Detroit SX

Photo Report | Detroit SX By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman and Billy Rainford The Monster Energy AMA Supercross series made its annual stop in Motor City over the weekend. Ford Field is undergoing some renovations and so the stadium looked a little different than its usal polished self this time around.  When the racing got going after the opening ceremonies, nearly every seat was filled and the massive

McThoughts | Detroit SX | 450 Class

McThoughts | Detroit SX | 450 Class By Jeff McConkey After Ken Roczen left the series due to injury, it really looked like it was going to be ‘The Ryan Dungey Show.’ He had a huge points lead and was getting the starts like always. Fast forward a few rounds, and Dungey isn’t getting the starts and it has been ‘The Eli Tomac Show’ as of late. Yes, Dungey still