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Frid’Eh Update #13 Presented by Atlas Brace

Frid’Eh Update #13 Presented by Atlas Brace By Jeff McConkey, and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #13 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Atlas Brace. We’ll get to the whole ’13 vs. 14′ debate later, but call it what you like the week belongs to Swift Current, Saskatchewan’s Shawn Maffenbeier. The Rockstar Energy OTSFF Yamaha rider finished 3rd in the MX2 class which basically gives him the choice to

On the Radar: Scott Hough

On the Radar: Scott Hough By Jeff McConkey Name:  Scott Hough   Age: 18 Hometown: Almonte, Ontario   School : Grade 12 Number: 250 Bike: Yamaha yzf250 Yamaha yzf450 Race Club: MX101 Iron Man, CMRC Classes: MX1 Intermediate, MX2 Intermediate, MX3 Intermediate, MX2 Pro How did you get started in racing? I got into racing from watching it on TV all the time when I was younger. My brother and I decided to try riding

FXR Racing: Aaron Wiebe Gives Me a Tour of the Successful Gear Company

FXR Racing: Aaron Wiebe Gives Me a Tour of the Successful Gear Company By Billy Rainford Perhaps a ‘rags to riches’ story is a bit of a stretch and FXR owner Milt Reimer may never have been accused of wearing rags, but I don’t think anyone could have imagined taking this company from an idea to dominant reality like FXR has done. Well, if you’ve ever met Milt, he may

Out of the Blue: Marilyne Bernatchez-Girard

Out of the Blue: Marilyne Bernatchez-Girard By Jeff McConkey Name: Marilyne Bernatchez-Girard Birthday: August 21, 1990 Hometown: Saint-Mathieu de Laprairie, Quebec School & Grade or Occupation: Social worker Number: 101 for the summer and 770 during winter season (ice riding) Bike: KX250f 2010 and KX450f 2014 Race Club: AMXQ (CMRC) and Course sur glace Eskape Québec (CGEQ) during the winter Classes: Women How did you get started in racing?  I started racing when

Video: A Day at GPF…

Video: A Day at GPF… By Billy Rainford A video from a day at GPF in March. Riders include: Colton Facciotti, Jeremy Medaglia, Shawn Robinson, Mitch Goheen, Tristan Charbaneau, Nick Wey, James Roberts, Justin Roney, Westen Wrozyna, Kyle Keast, and Jesse Pierce.

$2 Tuesday: 2012 Nanaimo National CDN MX Weekly Wrap-Up Show

$2 Tuesday: 2012 Nanaimo National ‘CDN MX Weekly’ Wrap-Up Show By Billy Rainford Round 1 at the Wastelands in Nanaimo, BC was our first look at Matt Goerke on Canadian soil. He would go on to win the MX1 title that year but not return to defend in 2013. This summer, we will see him race the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals for the Rockstar OTSFF Yamaha team in what should

McThoughts: St. Louis SX

McThoughts: St. Louis SX By Jeff McConkey This past week’s  action was in St. Louis, MO. The ‘Gateway to the West’ is known for its great dirt and this year’s track didn’t disappoint. In the past, I don’t ever think the word ‘dominant’ was used much in SX with KTM, or even with the name Ryan Dungey. Well, it is 2015 and things have changed. KTM is dominant in both