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Flashback Podcast | Kaven Benoit and Vince Friese Talk after the 2014 Ulverton Incident…

Flashback Podcast | Kaven Benoit and Vince Friese Talk after the 2014 Ulverton Incident… By Billy Rainford The battles between #24 Kaven Benoit and #719 Vince Friese during the 2014 CMRC Canadian Motocross Nationals immediately went down in Canadian MX Folklore. It all came to a head at the penultimate round in Ulverton, Quebec, when Kaven’s brother, Karel Benoit, got involved, fans threw rocks at Vince, stood in his way,

Piaggio, KTM, Honda, Yamaha Sign Swappable Batteries Agreement to Increase Range and Lower Cost | MX Implications

By DMX Staff This news may not seem like a big deal today, but if the future is in the expanded presence of electric bikes (including Motocross) then this is a huge step forward for the standardization of batteries. To put it into perspective, just imagine if every bike in today’s market had their own gas you were forced to use. From: MSN.com Piaggio, KTM, Honda, Yamaha Sign Swappable Batteries

On the Radar | #511 Parie Dagere | Yamaha Motor Canada

On the Radar | #511 Parie Dagere | Yamaha Motor Canada By Billy Rainford Name: Parie Dagere Age: 16 Hometown: Kamloops, BC School and Grade: Grade 11, ValleyView Secondary in Kamloops  Number: 511 Bike: 2021 YZ250f and 2019 YZ450f Race Club or Series: Future West, MRC  Classes: 250 Int, Open Int How did you get started riding and racing? I started off racing BMX at 6 years old and did

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | February | The 5 P’s

Off the Cuff with Jacqueline Ross | February | The 5 P’s By Jacqueline Ross Greetings, Humans! Today, I’m sweating bullets; literally and figuratively.  I’m on the way home from the first round of the Kenny Yoho I-4 MX Series and it was 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius for my Canadian friends.) Figuratively, it’s February 28 and my column is just now receiving the final Midas touch. Talk about slipping in under

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford You ever pass the blame onto someone else and ask them to, “Remind me _________ because I don’t want to forget!” Of course you have. I did this the other day with Emily. You know when you know you should have written something down but you think “this time will be different…I’ll remember.” Well, I didn’t write it down, Emily forgot, too, and now it’s driving me

Flashback Podcast | Cole Thompson and Jeremy Medaglia | Montreal SX 2012 Battle

Flashback Podcast | Cole Thompson and Jeremy Medaglia | Montreal SX 2012 Battle By Billy Rainford Take a walk back to the 2012 Montreal Supercross where #160 Cole Thompson and #15 Jeremy Medaglia went at each other all weekend. Their bar-to-bar battles even resulted in words being said and teetered on fists being thrown. We interviewed them at the end of the night. Here is what both of them had

US Sprint Enduro Results | Tyler Medaglia

US Sprint Enduro Results | Tyler Medaglia Round 1 of the 2021 US Sprint Enduro Series took place Saturday and Sunday at GTR Complex in Gaston, South Carolina. Tyler Medaglia was on the line and took 6th place on Day 1. US Sprint Enduro 2021 Round 1 – GTR COMPLEX DAY 1 Overall ADULT – Check-by-Check Score by Place EventPlace AMA# Bike# Rider Name Brand Class C1 C2 C3 E1 E2 E3 Tests

Frid’Eh Update #8 | Presented by Fox Racing Canada

Frid’Eh Update #8 | Presented by Fox Racing Canada By Billy Rainford It’s another strange week here at the DMX Frid’Eh Update because we don’t have anyone racing with the #8 in 2021. Heck, when’s the last time we even had a #8?! It got me wondering what’s up with that particular digit. What’s wrong with #8? Why do no racers take it? I remember Liam O’Farrell ran the number

Leatt | All new 7.5 Moto Helmet

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA, 25th February, 2021 World-renowned riding gear corporation, Leatt is launching their hotly anticipated 7.5 Helmet from their NEW 2021 Range. Leatt’s devotion to rider protection, extensive testing and development make their products some of the most trusted and popular worldwide. FeaturesThe 7.5 Helmet is constructed from a robust Injected Polymer Compound shell, offering exceptional protection at a mid-level price point. The Helmet is named 7.5 Helmet