Posts From Bigwave

Video | Colton Facciotti’s Final Pro Race

Video | Colton Facciotti’s Final Pro Race By Billy Rainford Colton Facciotti has retired from Pro racing as of the final round of the 2019 Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Nationals, held at Walton Raceway. Here’s a look at how the second moto went, the pandemonium afterward, and finally the traditional Canadian celebration that evening.

Brainstorm | Walton National | 450 Class

Brainstorm | Walton National | 450 Class Photos and Words by Billy Rainford The 450 MX season has come and gone…unbelievably, just like now 6-time 450 champion, Colton Facciotti. It seems like he’s been a Pro racer forever and yet it also feels like it went by in a flash. Time is funny like that. Congratulations on a Hall of Fame career, Colton. Let’s have a look at how I

Brainstorm | Walton National | 250 Class

Brainstorm | Walton National | 250 Class Photos and Words by Billy Rainford The final round of the Rockstar Triple Crown MX National at Walton Raceway has come and gone. Let me just congratulate the Walton crew for putting on, what I thought, was the most professional round we had all year. Not a dig on the others, just a statement as to how good Walton looked this year. Well

MXON Cancellations | A Response from Carl Bastedo

MXON CANCELLATIONS MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS 2019 BY CARL BASTEDO (2019 Team Canada MXON Manager) CANADA WON’T BE FIELDING A TEAM AT THIS YEARS MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS IN ASSEN, HOLLAND. THE MOTORCYCLE & MOPED INDUSTRY COUNCIL, MMIC ( OF WHICH I WAS ONE OF THE FOUNDERS IN 1971). THRU ITS ARM, THE MOTORCYCLISTS CONFEDERATION OF CANADA, MCC, HAVE DECIDED TO BOYCOTT THE FIM SANCTIONED MOTOCROSS OF NATIONS. IN THE PAST COUPLE

2019 Monster Energy Cup is Coming

From: Monster Energy Supercross How hard is it for a Supercross athlete to win 3 Monster Energy Cup main events and take home that $1 million pay day? Enter the Champions Circle starting August 27. All 7 Champions will be featured in the coming weeks, sharing their stories about battling it out in the biggest race of the year!

Out of the Blue | Jackie Riess | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Jackie Riess | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Jackie Riess Date of Birth: February 17th Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN School and Grade or Occupation: I just finished my B.S. in Biology with a concentration in Biomedical Science and a minor in Chemistry, but really I’m just living in my van and riding dirt bikes.  Number: #297 in Canada, but #27 at home. Bike: 2018 KTM 150 SX Race Club: MRC

2019 Ontario Enduro Championship | Round 5 – Parry Sound

2019  Ontario Enduro Championship ROUND #5 – PARRY SOUND, ONThis SATURDAY, August 24, at the Bob Rumball Camp for the Deaf just south of Parry Sound will be Round #5 of the Ontario Enduro Championship. Although this is a well known motorcycle facility, it is an exciting new location for this series. We are thankful for the support of the Deaf Camp which is well know for providing youth programs for decades. This round will

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford OK, so how about this? You’re getting ready for the Walton TransCan — the biggest and best week in Canadian Amateur Motocross — you’re going to follow that up with what is likely Colton Facciotti‘s final National, you drive up to the track for the Opening Ceremonies on Monday, park the van, open the door, and a headache hits you in the face! And guess what? The