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Catching Up with…Josh Osby

Catching Up with…Josh Osby By Billy Rainford Photos by Randall Overby #787 Josh Osby is a 20-year-old rider from Indiana who turned Pro in 2016 but then was forced to take some time off due to injury. He’s a well-known name south of the border and will bring his skills north this summer in the MX2 class for the Redemption racing team. He should make things even more interesting up

Out of the Blue | Stéphanie Proulx | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Stéphanie Proulx | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Stéphanie Proulx Birthday: July 7th, 1995 Hometown: Pointe-Claire, Quebec School & Grade or Occupation: O’Sullivan College Paralegal Technologies and works part time at Contant Mirabel Number: 721 Bike: KTM 150SX 2013 Race Club: FMSQ et Challenge Quebec (CMRC) Classes: Femme B et Femme C How did you get started in racing? I started racing last year, but I only participated in 4

PODCAST | Jacob Hayes

PODCAST | Jacob Hayes By Billy Rainford North Carolina’s #100 Jacob Hayes is already a Canadian champion in the Arenacross Tour series. He had hoped to repeat that fete in the MX2 class last season in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. Unfortunately, a knee injury sustained in the first turn at round 1 took away that chance. Fast forward a year and the talented 23-year-old will get another shot this

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Happy Victoria Day Monday. We didn’t get the weather we were hoping for here in Southwestern Ontario. In fact, I was up on the roof again laying bricks on top of the blue tarp that was needed to keep the water from entering our kitchen through the skylight. Temporary fix, yes, but it was all I could do! The sun has finally come out

Frid’Eh Update #21 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Frid’Eh Update #21 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Week #21 is a big week because it means the start of another summer season of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. It also means we are only 3 weekends away from the start of our own Rockstar Energy MX Nationals here in Canada. When our series does start, a familiar face will be running the

PODCAST | Kaven Benoit | KTM Canada

PODCAST | Kaven Benoit | KTM Canada By Billy Rainford   Drummondville, Quebec’s Kaven Benoit impressed everyone last summer when he finished 3rd overall in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals‘ MX1 class in his rookie season. He headed to Europe for an indoor race this past winter and ended up badly breaking his ankle. Because of his injury, Kaven was unable to get south to train as early as he

Privateer Profile | Jesse Kirchmeyer

Privateer Profile | Jesse Kirchmeyer By Jeff McConkey Name:  Jesse Kirchmeyer Age: 17 Hometown:  Java, NY Occupation: Equipment Operator Number: 42 Bike: KTM Race Club: WNY Racing Classes: 250 Open A How did you get started in racing? At 3 years old, my parents bought me a PW50. I learned to ride around the family farm with guidance from my father. In no time, I was a on a KTM SX senior racing

Ryan Dungey | Our Top 3 Memories

Ryan Dungey | Our Top 3 Memories By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford When Ryan Dungey announced his retirement from Professional Supercross and Motocross Tuesday, I don’t think any of us were surprised. Yes, he was scheduled to compete in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this summer, but you got the sense Ryan was finished when the final checkered flag waved at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. With

Catching Up with…Preston Masciangelo

Catching Up with…Preston Masciangelo By Billy Rainford It takes a lot to make it to the big leagues in this sport. It’s not just what the rider is capable of doing on the track, no, it takes an entire family’s effort. Brantford, Ontario, racer, #22 Preston Masciangelo and his family are further proof of this. If you were to attend a major amateur national anywhere across North America, you’d likely