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McThoughts: Detroit SX – 250 East Round 4

McThoughts: Detroit SX – 250 East Round 4 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford Detroit was the 4th round for the 250 East class this season. The track looked short and turned out to be very hard-packed and extremely rocky. The racing was very good, as the riders had to navigate a 100-yard-long whoop section. After last week’s shake up in the points, with the points leader #49 Martin

Catching Up with…Kaven Benoit

Catching Up with…Kaven Benoit By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in this week’s Frid’Eh Update, here’s our conversation with two-time Canadian MX2 champion, #11 Kaven Benoit:   Kaven Benoit is currently training down at Club MX in South Carolina. We stopped in to see how he’s doing a couple weeks ago. He looks great on the 450 and was tossing it around just like he did the smaller

Detroit SX | Practice Photos and Notes

Detroit SX | Practice Photos and Notes By Billy Rainford We’re are at the second closest round of Monster Energy AMA Supercross this weekend in Detroit, Michigan. The first thing we noticed was how much we forgot we liked this stadium: Ford Field. Everything is nice and close and getting around in here is a breeze. The next thing we noticed was the 100 yard long set of whoops. These

Frid’Eh Update #11 Presented by Michelin

Frid’Eh Update #11 Presented by Michelin By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to week #11 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update, this week presented by….#11 is reserved for the rider who has won the MX2 class but has made the move up to the MX1 class for the following year. Kaven Benoit won the MX2 title the past two years in a row and will make the move up to

On the Radar: Cooper Larche

On the Radar: Cooper Larche By Jeff McConkey Name:  Cooper Larche Age: 19 Hometown: Woodstock, Ontario, Canada School and Grade: Graduated grade 12 and I am currently employed at my dad’s Automotive Shop Number: 317 Bikes: 2016 Honda CRF250R, 2013 Honda CRF450R Race Clubs: CMRC, AMO & AMA Classes: Canada – Intermediate MX1, MX2 & MX3. United States – B Class Stock & Mod for 250 & B Class Stock

Video: Canadians at GPF|March 2016

Video: Canadians at GPF|March 2016 By Billy Rainford A short video featuring Canadian riders training down at GPF in Cairo, Georgia. Riders include: #527 Jake Tricco, #46 Marco Cannella, #818 Davin Grose, #64 Mitch Goheen, and #2 Colton Facciotti.

Out of the Blue: Maddison Alcock

Out of the Blue: Maddison Alcock By Jeff McConkey Name: Maddison Alcock Birthday: February 10, 1996 Hometown: Proton Station, Ontario School & Grade: Second year Civil Engineering Student at Fanshawe College, doing a co-op with Golder Associates as a Geotechnical Technician. Number: 114 Bike: 2012 Honda CRF 250 Race Club: CMRC Classes: Ladies and MX2 Junior How did you get started in racing? At the age of five I got

$2 Tuesday – “On This Particular Wednesday” | Colton Facciotti 2010

$2 Tuesday – “On This Particular Wednesday” | Colton Facciotti 2010 By Billy Rainford Wow, it’s hard to believe this was almost 6 years ago! I hopped in the van with then #1 MX1 rider, Colton Facciotti, and headed to an undisclosed practice track to watch Colton spin a few laps and catch up with him. Check out this video from July 2010 I sarcastically called “On This Particular Wednesday.”

Faces at the Races – Toronto SX and Houston Party

Faces at the Races – Toronto SX and Houston Party By Billy Rainford Photos by Bigwave and Tyler Spikman @spikman The 2016 Toronto Supercross is now in our rear view mirror. After being off the schedule in 2015, 50 605 fans filed into the Rogers Centre to prove that Toronto deserves a round each and every year. Getting non-Canadians across the border may prove to be one thing we fight