$2 Tuesday: Duncan MacLeod’s 2011 Mini O’s Crash

$2 Tuesday: Duncan MacLeod’s 2011 Mini O’s Crash By Billy Rainford Jeff did an ‘On the Radar’ article with Duncan MacLeod from Port Franks, Ontario, today we’ll make this ‘Duncan MacLeod Takeover Day.’ With this flashback column, I remembered I had a horrific 23-second video of Duncan crashing at the 2011 Mini O’s Supercross. We definitely recommend viewer discretion on this one as he takes a terrible hit after he

On the Radar: Duncan MacLeod

On the Radar: Duncan MacLeod By Jeff McConkey   Name: Duncan MacLeod Birthday: September 6th, 1997 Hometown: Port Franks, Ontario School & Grade or Occupation: I’m in grade 12 and I do online school with ILC. Number: 411 Bike: Yamaha YZ 250 Race Club: CMRC, AMA Classes: Mx1, 2 and 3 Intermediate/MX2 Pro How did you get started in racing? Rob Kaelin owned The Cobra Shop at the time and I

McThoughts: Atlanta 1 SX

McThoughts: Atlanta 1 SX By Jeff McConkey Round 8 of the Monster Energy AMA SX Series went off Saturday night in Atlanta, Georgia. Normally, this round is packed to the rafters with 77000-plus screaming fans. I don’t know if it is due to the fact that this season Atlanta will house 2 rounds back to back, but the place looked half empty. Don’t get me wrong, the Georgia Dome half empty is

Frid’Eh Update #7 Presented by Pelican

Frid’Eh Update #7 Presented by Pelican By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Week #7 belongs to an American rider we’ve become close enough with to call one of our own. I’m, of course, talking about New York State’s favourite motocross ex-pat, Bobby Kiniry. In 2014 we got used to seeing Bobby sway from his usual #3 and look like #7 James Stewart. Tyler Medaglia has since taken over the #3

2015 Ducati Hyperstrada Review

2015 Ducati Hyperstrada Review By Kyle Carruthers Every day it seems like it is getting harder and harder to find a place to ride during the week when it comes to motocross. Unless you’re one of the select few to own private property or live close to one of the dozen major public tracks in Canada, it makes it harder and harder to get out during the week after work

Catching Up with…Cycle North’s Kourtney Lloyd

Catching Up with…Cycle North’s Kourtney Lloyd By Billy Rainford We’ve gotten to know Kourtney Lloyd and the entire Cycle North Family from out there in Prince George, BC over the past few years. From growing up as a child with parents knee-deep in motorsports, to now running the most comprehensive amateur motocross program in Canada and dipping her feet into the world of Pro motocross, Kourtney has seen more than

On the Radar: Tee Perrott

On the Radar: Tee Perrott By Jeff McConkey   Name:  Tee Perrott Birthday:  August 19, 1999 ( I get my license this year…watch out!!!) Hometown:   High River, Alberta School & Grade:  Grade 10 at Highwood High School Number:  #737 Bike:  2015 Yamaha YZ250F Race Club:  I race the SOAB championship series and the WRMA super series Classes:  Junior, GP Junior   How did you get started in racing? My dad bought us

Catching Up with…JSR

Catching Up with…JSR By Billy Rainford Every sport has its fair share of superstars – athletes who immediately pop into your mind when the topic of ‘greats’ is raised. Hockey has Gretzky and Lemieux, car racing has Andretti and Senna, boxing has Ali and Leonard. In Canadian motocross, at or very near the top of the list would be JSR. Jean-Sebastien Roy was at the top of the game for

McThoughts: Dallas SX

McThoughts: Dallas SX By Jeff McConkey Hey, guys.  The Monster Energy AMA Supercross series was in Arlington, Texas, this past Saturday night. It was round 7 for the premiere class, but it was round 1 for the 250 East class. The West 250 riders take a break and we get a whole new crop of racers ready to move up the SX ranks. This season, the East has a little

Catching Up with…Josh Snider

Catching Up with…Josh Snider By Billy Rainford Grand Bend, Ontario’s Josh Snider has been a fixture at the races for a long time. As a racer, Josh made it all the way to the Pro ranks and earned several top 100 numbers for his efforts. These days, Josh is spending his time trying to make that same dream of becoming a champ possible for the riders on the team he