2018 Yamaha YZ250F | Review

2018 Yamaha YZ250F | Review

2018 Yamaha YZ250F | Review By Jeff McConkey I first rode the 2018 Yamaha YZ250F at the YZ450F media launch at Motopark in Chatsworth, Ontario. My first impression, it was very easy to ride and go fast on right away. I didn’t adjust the bars or levers and I still felt right at home. The YZ had great power all of the way through the gears and never seemed to

#ICYMI | Catching Up with Jason Burke

#ICYMI | Catching Up with Jason Burke By Billy Rainford As we dive into the official off-season in Motocross, it’s nice to get the chance to talk to some of the racers who make Canadian Motocross the unique scene that it is. In other parts of the world, riders drop everything and focus solely on becoming the next Ricky Carmichael. Homeschooling is commonplace and and life becomes nothing but gate

On the Radar | Connor Stevenson | Yamaha Motor Canada

On the Radar | Connor Stevenson | Yamaha Motor Canada By Billy Rainford You may or may not have heard of this young Canadian motocross ripper, but Connor Stevenson is really coming into his own at a very young age. In fact, the 13-year-old has been burning up the Colorado motocross classes against riders older than him. We got in touch with Connor at his transplanted home in Denver to

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good Monday Morning from off-season central. By ‘off-season’ I mean 1 month, and by ‘central’ I mean my couch. If you liste carefully, you can hear the bones in my leg healing. Sshhh, you have to be quiet, though. “Heal, heal, heal…” The pressure is on for me because I have another meeting with my Fowler Kennedy Sports Injury Clinic surgeon Monday, November 20th.

Watch Shelby Turner Win Scottsdale Endurocross | Results

Watch Shelby Turner Win Scottsdale Endurocross | Results By Billy Rainford Defending champion, Canadian Shelby Turner, took another convincing win at round 5 of the Endurocross Championships in Scottsdale, Arizona, Saturday night. You can watch the entire night of racing or fast forward to 2:01 mark to watch the Women’s Main Event. Scottsdale Results Super EnduroCross ¬† ¬†Points for this class Overall Nbr Name Heat Semi Moto 1 Moto 2

Podcast | Jeremy Medaglia

Podcast | Jeremy Medaglia By Jeff McConkey After a rough start to the 2017 season, figuring out his health issues, Jeremy Medaglia finished the outdoor season strong. He’s now competing in the 2017/18 Future West Canadian Arenacross Championships on the Cycle North Powersports Shift Honda Team and enjoying his new riding facility outside Ottawa. We caught up with his to get his thoughts on everything.    

Yamaha Announces Retirement of John Bayliss

Yamaha Announces Retirement of John Bayliss It is with great respect and appreciation that Yamaha Motor Canada announces the retirement of John Bayliss after more than 30 years with the company. Bayliss started his career with Yamaha Motor Canada in April of 1987. Always positive and enthusiastic about motorcycling and all things Yamaha, John was a Product Manager from 1988 up until his retirement. His most recent title was Product

Frid’Eh Update #44 Presented by OTSFF

Frid’Eh Update #44 Presented by OTSFF By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Hello, and welcome to Week #44 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by OTSFF. Wow, how many Shopping Updates till Christmas? As we dive into the official off-season in Motocross, it’s nice to get the chance to talk to some of the racers who make Canadian Motocross the unique scene that it is. In other parts of the

#TBT | Video | 2016 Walton TransCan Supermini Moto 2

#TBT | Video | 2016 Walton TransCan Supermini Moto 2 By Billy Rainford This video goes back a couple summers to the 2016 Parts Canada TransCan at Walton Raceway. It was the year young American hotshot #52 Ethan Mann came up and took the win. Other players in the class were #81 Jacob Piccolo, #527 Jake Tricco, and #20 Jeremy McKie. #bringbackthetranscan 2016 TransCan Supermini #2 from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.