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Photo Report | Women’s West Nationals | Regina

Photo Report | Women’s West Nationals | Regina By Billy Rainford The fourth and final round of competition in the 2017 Women’s West MX Nationals took place Saturday at Moto Valley Raceway in Regina, SK. Defending champion Shelby Turner was hoping to close out the series with a win, but #2 Lexi Pechout wanted to make her work for it. Behind the two clear-cut favourites, the battle was intense. Here’s

Frid’Eh Update #26 Presented by Race Tech

Frid’Eh Update #26 Presented by Race Tech By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the halfway mark of the year! Yep, according to the official keeper of the calendar, the Frid’Eh Update, we’re half way to the final 52nd week of the year. Where does the time go? Oddly enough, 2016 #26 was the older brother of the 2017 #26. That can’t happen very often! In Canadian moto history,

Catching Up with…Shane Cuthbertson, Red Bull Rocks and Logs Race Director

Catching Up with…Shane Cuthbertson By Billy Rainford With the Red Bull Rocks and Logs heading to Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary for its 5th time this weekend, we wanted to see what Race Director and marauding off-road legend, Shane Cuthbertson, has in store for the competitors. Here is our conversation from Thursday afternoon: Direct Motocross: Hello, Shane. Perhaps to get started you could give us a little bit of

Style Check | The International Jump in Calgary | Race Tech

Style Check | The International Jump in Calgary | Race Tech By Billy Rainford Photos by Billy Rainford You know the drill! It’s our favourite jump on the circuit for a reason. It’s the only spot you’ll get a jump riders love with a city skyline in the background. That’s unique! It would have been nice if they had thrown the bikes to the other side for the photos, but

McThoughts | Calgary National

McThoughts | Calgary National By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford MX2 Class   The MX2 class was a little weak in 2016. Not the top 3, but just the depth. Well, 2017 is much better. We have many guys that can and will podium, and to get a top 10 this year is a lot tougher. Round 3 went off this past Sunday in Calgary and the MX2 class

Out of the Blue | Robyn O’Donnell | Presented by Schrader’s

Out of the Blue | Robyn O’Donnell | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConey Name: Robyn O’Donnell Birthday: November 15, 1989 Hometown: Prince George, BC Occupation: Branch Account Executive at a Fairstone Financial. Number: 57 Bike: 2015 KTM 250sx Race Club: PGMA Classes: Ladies How did you get started in racing? I wanted to start racing last season, but injured myself early in the season – fractured my upper arm, tore my bicep and tendon, and

McThoughts | Women’s West MX Nationals | Calgary Round 3

McThoughts | Women’s West MX Nationals | Calgary Round 3 By Jeff McConkey The 3rd round of the Women’s West MX Nationals series went off on Saturday in Calgary, Alberta. The girls were blessed with a very nice day and a good track to race on. Like the previous two rounds, the top 2 girl were on a whole different level. The pair of Shelby Turner and Lexi Pechout put on

Photo Report | Calgary National | Presented by OTSFF

Photo Report | Calgary National | Presented by OTSFF By Billy Rainford Round 3 of the 2017 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals headed to Wild Rose MX Park in downtown Calgary, Alberta, this past weekend. This track is the only time you’re going to be able to get photos of riders with the city skyline in the background. Because of its closeness, the schedule was pushed back an hour to keep