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2020 KTM SX-E 5 in Action

2020 KTM SX-E 5 in Action By Billy Rainford With their eyes focused on the future, KTM presents the 2020 SX-E 5. In what has to be considered brilliant marketing, they’re coming to market with an electric bike that will see our youngest riders throwing a leg over this all-new, silent machine. It seems the only argument we older riders have about this inevitable move toward electric is their lack

VIDEO | TEAM CANADA ISDE with DUSTY HEACOCK | DAY 1

VIDEO | TEAM CANADA ISDE with DUSTY HEACOCK | DAY 1 By Billy Rainford Thought we’d try something new and record a FaceTime chat with Dusty Heacock from over in Portugal with Team Canada ISDE. Now that we see it works, we’ll try to snag Dusty for a short recap each evening. Thanks for playing along, Dusty from Blackstock Motorsports. You can comb through the full results here: https://fim-isde.com/fim-isde-2019-results/ Here’s

Monday Morning Coffee | Renegade Fuel

By Billy Rainford If you were to look out my office window this morning, you’d be looking forward to a trip to the Mini O’s in Gainesville, Florida, as much as I am! It’s snowing those really small snowflakes and they’re coming down sideways in the strong north wind. The Canada Flag on Bob’s front lawn across the street is being held out straight as if it knows it’s November

Frid’Eh Update #45 Presented by Renegade Fuel

Frid’Eh Update #45 Presented by Renegade Fuel By Billy Rainford Welcome to a pretty special week for the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Renegade Fuel. It’s not often (understatement of the year) we get to dedicate one of our weekly updates to someone who has just broken JSR‘s long-standing record of 5 Canadian MX titles, but this week is different. Colton Facciotti is the rider who a lot of you

ICYMI | Catching Up with Yanick Boucher

ICYMI | Catching Up with Yanick Boucher By Billy Rainford In 2019, #44 was run by a rider we’ve gotten to know a lot better the past couple years. Yanick Boucher is the rider from way up in Hearst, Ontario, who ran the double digit this season and will do it again in 2020 but with the lower #33. Yanick is another of our multi-season athletes who competes in Motocross throughout the

ICYMI | Catching Up with Anthony Spadaccini

ICYMI | Catching Up with Anthony Spadaccini By Billy Rainford Anthony Spadaccini is the rider from Ottawa, Ontario, who came up through the MX101/Sand Del Lee system and traveled the entire MX season from coast to coast. His best finish was at round 2 at the Blackwater MX track in Prince George, BC where he finished 40-16 for 18th overall in the 250 class. Here’s a look at his MX season: I don’t really know

Out of the Blue | Mikaila Beach | Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Mikaila Beach | Schrader’s By Jensen Amyotte Name: Mikaila Beach Date of Birth: April 11,1997 Hometown: Baden, ON School/grade or occupation: Nurse  Race number: 121 Bike: KTM 250 SXF Race club(s): TVR, AMO, Triple Crown Series Class(es): Ladies A/Pro and Junior Who got you into the sport of motocross? When I was 12 my dad bought my brother and I a 65 to try out. 

Video | Fanshawe Lake MTB Loop/Interview with Tanner Ward

Video | Fanshawe Lake MTB Loop/Interview with Tanner Ward By Billy Rainford Tanner Ward from Woodstock, Ontario, just signed a 2-year deal with the Honda Canada GDR Fox Racing team, so we decided to mix things up and do a mountain bike loop of Fanshawe Lake in London and talk about things on a cold November day.

Monday Morning *cough* Coffee | Renegade Fuel

Sorry I’m late. It’s been a busy past couple days for Emily and me. We headed up to Port Perry early on Sunday morning for the really nice Celebration of Life for Jeff McConkey. I would just like to say thank you to everyone who was able to get to the community centre yesterday afternoon. It was really nice and cathartic to be around like-minded people who were all happy

Frid’Eh Update #44 Presented by Husqvarna Canada

Frid’Eh Update #44 Presented by Husqvarna Canada By Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #44 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Husqvarna Motorcycles Canada. Did I ever tell you about the time I walked into a Tim Hortons wearing my blue Husqvarna jacket and the older lady behind the counter looked up at me and said, “Ohhh, a sewing machine guy, eh?!” After a few awkward, silent seconds, I realized