ICYMI | Catching Up with…Vince Friese By Billy Rainford We didn’t get to see the #39 in action here in Canada this past summer, as it belonged to Vince Friese and he never lined up for a moto. The polarizing 26-year-old rider came to Canada in 2014 and had one of the most memorable battles for a championship we’ve ever seen up here. His rival in the MX2 class was
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A Few Photos from Team Canada Testing in England By Billy Rainford Photos by Kourtney Lloyd As we get packed and ready to head over to England ourselves for the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin later today, it was great of Team Canada Manager Kourtney Lloyd to send over a few photos of our guys at Cusses Gorse MX.
The Story Behind the Photo(s) | Mitch Cooke MXON 2009 By Billy Rainford We’re about to embark on another adventure with Team Canada Motocross of Nations this coming week at Matterley Basin in England. You never know what to expect at these one-day events; all you can do is be there when “it” happens. Back in 2009, our team consisted of Tyler Medaglia, Dean Wilson, and Mitch Cooke. We qualified
Who Ran Canada’s 2017 MXON Numbers in 2009 and How’d They Do? By Billy Rainford This coming weekend in England, Team Canada MXON will again compete for the Chamberlain Trophy against the best riders the world has to offer. Canada’s race numbers for 2017 will be 28, 29, and 30. So, how did the riders running those numbers do back in 2009 is the question everyone is asking. No? Sorry,
On the Radar | #241 Daylen Vanderslagt By Billy Rainford The Junior class has always been where some of the stiffest competition is found. It has always been the class where you were almost guaranteed to find qualifying races, so standing out was always a challenge. We went to the 9th Annual Sandstorm Arenacross at Gopher Dunes a couple weeks ago and #241 Daylen Vanderslagt managed to stand out against
Colton Facciotti’s Team Canada MXON Fox Racing Helmet Check out Colton Facciotti‘s full custom Fox V3 helmet painted by Painthouse Customs @painthousecustoms. custom white rubber gasket custom red comfort liner custom paint (all paint. no decals used) all-over leaf pattern comes from World Cup Champion Finn Iles of Whistler, BC’s downhill helmet the chainsaws are for World Cup Champion Stevie Smith from Nanaimo, BC the 7C is a tribute to
Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford What is going on around here?!?! Seriously, we just had the hottest weekend we’ve had all summer here in southwestern Ontario. It was 34 Saturday and with the humidex they said it felt like 41 degrees Celsius. If you got out to the races over the past couple days, I hope you lived to tell about it! We’ll start off this edition of Monday
Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by OTSFF By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #39 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by OTSFF. We did n’t get to see the #39 in action here in Canada this past summer, as it belonged to Vince Friese and he never lined up for a moto. The polarizing 26-year-old rider came to Canada in 2014 and had one of the
Team Canada #29 Maffenbeier Jersey FXR Racing is proud to be supporting Team Canada’s Shawn Maffenbeier in his effort at the 2017 Motocross of Nations event being held in the U.K. next weekend. As a Canadian company FXR is honoured to design a custom kit for Shawn to compete in on the world stage. As an added bonus we plan to offer a special limited edition Canada jersey to the
Video | 2018 Yamaha Media Day at Motopark By Billy Rainford A great day at Motopark in Chatsworth, Ontario, riding the 2018 Yamaha YZ450F and YZ250F for Media Day.