Posts From Bigwave

#TBT | Team Canada MXON | 2009 Italy

#TBT | Team Canada MXON | 2009 Italy By Billy Rainford With the 2017 edition of Team Canada MXON just having been announced, we thought it may be cool to look back 8 years to the time when Tyler Medaglia, Dean Wilson, and Mitch Cooke flew the red and white flag in Franciacorta, Italy, at the MXoN.

Royal Distributing CXCC East | Round 1 – July 22, Parry Sound

2017 Royal Distributing Canadian Cross Country Championship – East Round #1 – Saturday July 22 Parry Sound, ON    For Immediate Release – July 18, 2017 It’s finally time to get the CXCC East underway this Saturday at the ‘Ontario Camp of the Deaf’ in Parry Sound, ON.  Blair Sharpless and his crew have been hard at work getting everything prepared and promise a very entertaining course.  There will be

McThoughts | MX Bon Conseil National | MX1 Class

McThoughts | MX Bon Conseil National | MX1 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford Can anyone predict this year’s MX1 class? I know I can’t. There are 6 guys that could possibly win at any time. The racing has been exciting and nobody has really dominated like expected. This weekend’s race was on a tough and technical track that bit a lot of top guys. Some say it

McThoughts | Bon Conseil National | MX2 Class

McThoughts | Bon Conseil National | MX2 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford The championship battle in the MX2 class actually turned into a battle this past weekend. Cole Thompson entered with a massive 40-point lead and left with a damaged thumb and only a 2-point lead. Cole wasn’t wasting anytime getting to the front in moto 1, but unfortunately after making hard contact with ‘good’ friend Jacob

Out of the Blue | Mikaila Beach | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Mikaila Beach | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Mikaila Beach Birthday: April 11th 1997 Hometown: Baden, Ontario School and Grade: Nursing student at Fanshawe College Number: 121 Bike: Honda CRF250 Race Club: AMO, TVR & CMRC Women’s Nationals Classes: Ladies A and Junior How did you get started in racing? I didn’t start riding dirt bikes until I was in grade 7. My dad had a friend whose family was

Faces at the Races | MX Bon Conseil | OTSFF

Faces at the Races | MX Bon Conseil | OTSFF By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Let’s have a look at the faces under the helmets and around the races from round 6 of the 2017 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals at MX Bon Conseil near Drummondville, Quebec. Usual Disclaimer: Remember, these are all meant in good humour. Well, it’s my own personal humour…I’ll just assume it’s

FXR’s Andy White Talks about the FXR Sand Del Lee Cup this Weekend

FXR’s Andy White Talks about the FXR Sand Del Lee Cup this Weekend By Billy Rainford If you’re looking for another great two-day event to hit this summer, be sure to head to the famed Sand Del Lee track at MX101 just outside our nation’s capital, Ottawa, Ontario, this weekend. FXR has partnered up with Johnny Grant and the gang at one of the favourite tracks in Canada. We wanted

Photo Report | Round 6 MX Bon Conseil | Rockstar Energy MX Nationals | OTSFF

Photo Report | Round 6 MX Bon Conseil | Rockstar Energy MX Nationals | OTSFF By Billy Rainford Round 6 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals took place at the replacement for Ulverton, MX du Bon Conseil, on the Benoit property just outside Drummondville, Quebec. The track was sand-based and chopped up nicely, giving the riders a challenging course. It may have been a little one-lined, but it looked great