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Frid’Eh Update #34 Presented by KTM Canada

Frid’Eh Update #34 Presented by KTM Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #34 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update. This one marks the end of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals, so Vincent Lauzon gets the honour of being the subject of what could be a memorable week in Canadian Motocross history. Big changes are in the air, but we’ll get to that later. Here’s a look at

Faces at the Races | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | Race Tech

Faces at the Races | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | Race Tech By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey, Emily Nicholson, and Billy Rainford It’s always with mixed emotions that we enter the final round of our Pro series. It’s exciting that we are on the verge of crowning a couple champions, but a little depressing that it means the end of yet another season of Rockstar

McThoughts | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | MX1

McThoughts | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | MX1 By Jeff McConkey We went into the final round of the Championship with only 15 points between 1st and 2nd. After 19 motos, heading into the 20th and final moto the lead was down to 8. It was a great ending to a great season. We had multiple moto winners and overall winners in our most stacked 450 class

McThoughts | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | MX2

McThoughts | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | MX2 By Jeff McConkey Well, it was almost a nail-biter of a finish – at least going into the 2nd moto, anyway. Shawn Maffenbeier entered the final round up 11 points on 2nd place Ryan Surratt. Shawn did what was needed to secure his first National Championship, and unfortunately, Surratt crashed out of moto 2 injuring his leg. The final

Photo Report | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | OTSFF

Photo Report | Rockstar MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 10 | OTSFF By Billy Rainford The 2017 Rockstar Energy MX nationals came to an exciting conclusion this past weekend at RJ Motosport Park in Barrie, Ontario. With neither class clinched, both points leaders were terrified to make a mistake, while the riders chasing them down wanted to do whatever they needed to make up the difference. The MX2 battle was

Tailgating with…Kourtney Lloyd | Scott Sports

Tailgating with…Kourtney Lloyd | Scott Sports By Billy Rainford We sit down on the Tailgate in Barrie, Ontario, to talk with the very busy Kourtney Lloyd who runs Cycle North, represents Pro athletes, and is Team Manager for Team Canada MXON. Monday, August 14, 2017

Out of the Blue | Erica Solmes | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Erica Solmes | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Erica Solmes Birthday: February 27th, 1992 Hometown: Belleville, ON School and Grade or Occupation: Bartender / Studying Architecture at the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada Number: 156 Bike: 2017 CRF 250R Race Club: AMO / CMRC Classes: LADIES / +25 How did you get started in racing? Since my dad was a former top 10 pro class motocross racer, I came by racing quite

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 4

McThoughts | Women’s East MX Nationals | RJ’s Round 4 By Jeff McConkey As quickly as the 2017 Women’s East season has come, it has left us just as fast. We had great racing for the first 3 rounds, and the 4th was no different. Once again, our top 2 girls were on another level and set the bar really high. We had some good battles throughout the pack which