McThoughts: Phoenix SX

McThoughts: Phoenix SX By Jeff McConkey Round 2 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series went off this past Saturday night. The track allowed for better racing than what we had at round 1. It also gave us 2 first-time winners in their respected classes. Let’s have a look at the results and see my thoughts:   250 West 1st Cooper Webb: Cooper looked great. I truly believe he saved

Out of the Blue: Nikki Voorhees

Out of the Blue: Nikki Voorhees By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford   Name: Nikki Voorhees Birthday: April 23, 1997 Hometown: Rochester, New York School & Grade or Occupation: HF-L High School: 12th Grade Number: 92 Bike: 2015 KTM 250SXf Race Club: WNY Racing, CMRC, AMA Classes: WMX, Ladies Pro, 250 Amateur, Women’s 14+, College Boy How did you get started in racing? Growing up, my family always had four-wheelers and one day when

Canadian Motocross is in a Good Place Right Now / The Alessi Effect

Canadian Motocross is in a Good Place Right Now / The Alessi Effect Story and photos by Billy Rainford A lot gets said about the state of Canadian Motocross. A lot of negative things get said about Canadian Motocross. Sometimes, the most heard voices are the ones who scream the loudest and, unfortunately, those are usually the vocal chords attached to the ‘nay-est sayers’ in the crowd. But what is

On the Radar: Ty Rahm

On the Radar: Ty Rahm By Jeff McConkey Chris Rahm photos supplied by Ty Rahm   Name: Ty Rahm Birthday: July 20, 1997 Hometown: Leamington, Ontario School & Grade: Leamington District Secondary School Grade 12 Number: 525 Bike: 2013 Yamaha YZ250f Race Club: (ERMC) Erie Ramblers Motorcycle club, CMRC, AMA Classes: ERMC: 450A, 250A CMRC: MX2 Jr., MX3 Jr. AMA: 250 C mod, 450C mod   How did you get started in racing? I got started in racing through

Monday Morning Coffee – Sponsored by Just 1 Helmets

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good Monday Morning! This is the first Monday of the New Year and things should all be getting back to ‘normal’ around your place – kids struggling to get up in time to be ready for school, parents firing the 3rd cup of hot coffee down their throats to be ready for a day at work, or racers getting ready to load up the

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