McThoughts: A1

McThoughts: A1 By Jeff McConkey We have been waiting impatiently for it, and we finally got it. This past Saturday, Supercross was back, which I am sure made a lot of ‘moto dorks’ happy. I, myself, have been counting down the days, and A1 was more exciting than New Year’s Eve: You have riders on new teams, new bikes, and one of my favourite things…new gear! How can you not

McThoughts: 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series

McThoughts: 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series By Jeff McConkey It’s finally here!!! A1 goes off tomorrow from Angel Stadium in snowy California. Yes, I said snowy. Let’s hope the weather doesn’t ruin the great action, as this is the most stacked 450 class ever! I’m still pretty pissed at the FIM and their handling of James Stewart and his suspension. The series will still be amazing without James, but

Welcome to the New Face of Direct Motocross!

Hello, and welcome to the all-new Direct Motocross site. January 2015 marks the 6-year anniversary of DMX and, with that, we thought it appropriate to launch this newly-designed and revamped site today. We know from watching other sites go through changes that these things are never taken lightly or without forethought, so although we wanted a few major changes behind the scenes, we were leery to make the DMX experience

5 Lap Sprint – New Year’s Eve Edition

Since I had so much fun with the Christmas Edition, I wanted to bring you the New Year’s version of 5 Lap Sprint. I assembled another fantastic group of Moto Peeps for this one. First, we have lady racer Sierra Roth. Following Sierra, we have Podium 1 Suspensions top sandwich maker and former factory wrench Adam Turner. Lining up 3rd, we have former National Championship wrench and a guy with

DMX 25 Days of Christmas – Last-Minute Ideas

Christmas is almost here and you have less than 24 hours to get those last-minute stocking stuffers or gifts for your favourite MX racer in your family. Let us help you out with a few quick ideas. Keep in mind these gifts are great to give even after the Holiday Season.         We hope you enjoyed reading the ‘DMX 25 Days of Christmas‘ as much as we

DMX 25 Days of Christmas: Day 20 – Fox OG Beenie

OK, let’s face it, you have one day left to grab a certain someone a gift and you know of a shop open until maybe 3pm Christmas Eve. What do you do? We’ll tell you…get over there as fast as you can and grab a FOX OG BEENIE. This one is a no-brainer. If you still have shopping left to do, this beenie is a ‘can’t lose’ item. Nobody here

DMX 25 Days of Christmas: Day 19 – Projekt Red Eye Bag

You don’t think Santa is struggling to root around in an old sack at every house, do you? Not a chance! He’ll be using the Projekt Red Eye Bag to make sure he’s able to pack everything he needs and find it easily. He can’t afford to waste time fumbling around and neither can you. It might be time for the rider/racer in your family to retire that old, beat

5 Lap Sprint – Christmas Edition

For this edition of ‘5 Lap Sprint,’ I thought we’d talk to a variety of different people and ask them about Christmas Gifts. We have a pretty good assortment of moto folks for this one: We have Pro racer #3 Tyler Medaglia, Factory Husqvarna mechanic Scott ‘Donk’Donkersgoed, KTM Canada’s Clody Lapointe , star amateur racer Tanner Ward, and last but definitely not least, lady racer Dominique Daffé. Let’s hear what

DMX 25 Days of Christmas: Day 18 – Fly Racing Knee Brace Moto Sock

We’re getting close to the big day now. With very limited time left to get your shopping done, Santa advises you run over to your local Fly Racing dealer and grab a pair of the Fly Racing Knee Brace Socks. Santa wouldn’t think of heading out on his trip around the globe without something between his milky white skin and his knee braces. With the babies next to your skin,