Posts From Bigwave

Out of the Blue | Shayla Cassidy | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Shayla Cassidy | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name:  Shayla Cassidy Birthday: February 25,  2002 Hometown:  Thomasburg, Ontario School and Grade:  Grade 10 Number:  25 Bike:  2016 YZ125 Race Club:  AMO/MMRS, Bayside Trail Blazers, OCMC/BTB Ice Race Series Classes:  Ladies A, SchoolBoy 1 How did you get started in racing? My uncle told my dad that there were these unbelievable kids riding dirt bikes like crazy

Photo Report | Mini O’s | Wednesday SX

Photo Report | Mini O’s | Wednesday SX By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave First off, thank you to our 2017 Mini O’s sponsors: Today was Supercross Championship Day. Main events were run in every class and then it was time for some practice on the newly reworked motocross track. Canada got a title today, but we’ll get to that. Most importantly, we’d like to wish #25

2017 Mini O’s | SX Tuesday

2017 Mini O’s | SX Tuesday By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave First off, let us say thank you to these folks who are helping out with this latest motocross road trip: After getting the go-ahead to drive Monday Morning, Jeff and I jumped into the DMX Van and pointed it south and made it to Gatorback Cycle Park faster than I’ve ever done it before. The

#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Tallon LaFountaine

#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Tallon LaFountaine By Billy Rainford   We catch up with California racer, Tallon Lafountaine. | Bigwave photo Tallon LaFountaine lives basically at the base of Big Bear Mountain road. The past couple summers, Tallon has come north and raced like a rider we all wanted to see compete in the entire series. Unfortunately, his plans south of the border stopped him from joining the traveling Canadian

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Hello, and welcome to Mini O’s week. It’s D Day for me and this crazy leg of mine. Assuming my surgeon gives me the OK to drive (HE DID!), Jeff and I will be hopping in the van and making up as much time as we can getting south to Gatorback Cycle Park for another round of Thor Winter Olympics – The Mini O’s. This annual tradition

PR-MX Signs #373 Jacob Williamson

PR-MX Signs #373 Jacob Williamson   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Team PR-MX.ca Strikt Pelletier Kawasaki is proud to announce the addition of AMA Arenacross all-star racer, Jacob Williamson, of Swartz Creek, Michigan, for for the 2018 season. Jacob will compete in the AMA Monster Energy Supercross East Coast 250 series and the Rockstar Energy Canadian series. “I am really excited to be joining the PRMX team and taking this step in

Frid’Eh Update #47 Presented by Dragon

Frid’Eh Update #47 Presented by Dragon By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Week #47 belongs to the California rider with Canadian parents, Tallon LaFountaine – he lives basically at the base of Big Bear Mountain road. The past couple summers, Tallon has come north and raced like a rider we all wanted to see compete in the entire series. Unfortunately, his plans south of the border stopped him from joining

Podcast | Canadian Living in Europe, Kade Walker

Podcast | Canadian Living in Europe, Kade Walker By Billy Rainford Kade Walker is the 20-year-old Quebec native who came up through the amateur motocross ranks as one to watch. He and his family moved south of the border and his career looked to be on track, after winning several titles in the USA. When no teams came knocking, Kade found himself looking abroad for opportunities and landed himself in

Out of the Blue | Catherine Pintal | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Catherine Pintal | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Catherine Pintal Birthday: May 19th, 1996 Hometown: Trois-Rivières, Qc School and Grade: Bachelor in Accounting and I’m actually doing my Master’s Degree in tax. Number: 27 Bike: Kawasaki KX250F 2014 Race Club: Challenge Québec Classes: Women C How did you get started in racing? My boyfriend bought me my first motocross. At that time, I did not