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5 Minutes with Saskatchewan Vet Racer, Dean Murphy

5 Minutes with Saskatchewan Vet Racer, Dean Murphy By Billy Rainford As we get closer to the Dubya World Vet Championships at Glen Helen Raceway November 1-3, it’s been fun getting to know the 11 riders from Quebec who will be heading down. Well, we’ve also got someone with a last name you’re sure to recognize. Dean Murphy is MRC Head Safety Marshall Daryl Murphy‘s (we also find out that

Brad Nauditt Talks about His Full-Time Return to Canada

Brad Nauditt Talks about His Full-Time Return to Canada By Billy Rainford I saw Washington State native Brad Nauditt out in California when I was there in January. I knew he was riding again, but I didn’t know to what extent. He has recently announced he will be returning to Canada to race the entire Rockstar Triple Crown Series, so I wanted to get in touch with him to find

5 Minutes with Kenzie Hennessy

5 Minutes with Kenzie Hennessy By Billy Rainford Direct Motocross: Kenzie, for starters, tell us a little bit about yourself. How old are you and where are you from? Kenzie Hennessy: I’m Kenzie Hennessy, I’m 26 years old, I’m originally from just outside Ottawa, Ontario, and I now live down near Windsor, Ontario. I train some riders and I’ve got a little bit of experience with the Pro scene. I

5 Minutes with #37 Jake Tricco

5 Minutes with #37 Jake Tricco By Billy Rainford While on this whirlwind MX roadtrip, I stopped in to see what was going on at MP County Line in Fountain, Florida, on Wednesday afternoon. I hadn’t seen #37 Jake Tricco since it was announced he’d be riding the 250 class for the Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing Team in 2019. He was putting in motos and so I grabbed him

5 Minutes with #393 Daniel Herlein | Strikt

5 Minutes with #393 Daniel Herlein | Strikt By Billy Rainford You’ve known the name Daniel Herlein for a number of years. He’s always been competitive in any Arenacross race he’s ever entered. What he needed was a chance to perform on the biggest stage of all, Monster Energy AMA Supercross. This season, with the help of Julien Perrier and his PRMX Strikt Canadian Kawasaki team, Daniel has all the

5 Minutes with #364 Mitch Goheen

5 Minutes with #364 Mitch Goheen By Billy Rainford Oshawa, Ontario, racer, #164 Mitch Goheen headed to the final round of the 2018 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at Ironman MX in Indiana this past weekend to try his first-ever AMA National in the 450 class. Traveling with Jesse Kirchmeyer, Mitch ran #364 and was met by some of the toughest weather conditions seen this season. The rain started at

5 Minutes with…#645 Cheyenne Harmon | LRX Performance Inc.

5 Minutes with…#645 Cheyenne Harmon | Presented by LRX Performance Inc. By Billy Rainford When we found out this rider was all the way up from Texas in a van on his own, we made a point of getting to know him. Stories like #645 Cheyenne Harmon‘s are the thing of legend and folklore that keep the wheels of this sport rolling along. After some tough luck early, he was

5 Minutes with #31 Drew Roberts

5 Minutes with #31 Drew Roberts By Billy Rainford We’ve known Drew Roberts a long time and have watched him climb up through the Canadian Motocross ranks. He actually comes from just outside my hometown of London, Ontario. It was his week for the Frid’Eh Update, but, since Jeff and I were both running ragged at events, we were unable to get to the Update for this round. Fortunately, Drew

5 Minutes with #64 Parker Eales

5 Minutes with #64 Parker Eales By Billy Rainford There are so many riders who hit the series on their own, it’s nice to grab some of them for a conversation to get to know them a little better. 19-year-old #64 Parker Eales is the 6’4″ rider from Maple Ridge, BC who turned Pro last season and will be heading up to Prince George this weekend in what will likely

5 Minutes with…#527 Jake Tricco

5 Minutes with…#527 Jake Tricco By Billy Rainford If you’re someone who’s interested in who the up-and-coming riders are, you’re likely familiar with the name Jake Tricco. Jake is the Collingwood, Ontario, rider who has been pegged for great things since he was on mini bikes. This year, he’s moved up to the yellow plates of the Intermediate classes and will be the rider to watch all summer long. We