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Team Canada MXON – A Trip Down Memory Lane

Team Canada MXON – A Trip Down Memory Lane By Carl Bastedo Intro by Billy Rainford With the MXON coming up in less than two weeks, Carl Bastedo wanted to tell a story about the last time the team went over to Ernée, France. This is the first installment in what we’ll call “MXON Storytime.” The year was 2005 and we remember it like it was yesterday (insert blurred-out fade

Out of the Blue: Robin Hutchinson

Out of the Blue: Robin Hutchinson By Jeff McConkey Name: Robin Hutchinson Birthday: December 19, 1996 Hometown: Oakville School & Grade or Occupation: York University, BHsc Number: 927 Bike: Yamaha Race Club: CMRC, TVR Classes: Ladies How did you get started in racing? I started riding when I was very young, mainly because I have two older brothers who did it. We would go down south every winter and I

Catching Up with…KTM Canada’s Claudie Lapointe

Catching Up with…KTM Canada’s Claudie Lapointe By Jeff McConkey Intro by Billy Rainford If you wondered who the new person running around under the Royal Distributing Fox Racing KTM Canada tent was this past summer, it was Claudie Lapointe. Sometimes with a clipboard in hand, she was in charge of the KTM Canada side of things in the pits. She is also the one you’ll get when you call KTM

Frid’Eh Update #36 Presented by Scott

Frid’Eh Update #36 Presented by Scott By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 36th week of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Scott Sports. For 2015, the #36 belonged to Hayden Halstead. We’ve gotten to know Hayden over the years as much for his outgoing personality as his speed on a dirt bike. Hayden is always the first to say yes to helping out on the

TLD Thursday Wallpapers – 2015 Baja Brawl

TLD Thursday Wallpapers – 2015 Baja Brawl By Billy Rainford This week we head back to last weekend’s Baja Brawl at Baja Acres in Millington, MI. The track pretty much stands o its own, but when you throw in a 3-day annual event and add nightly festivities and great prizes, you’ve made a good thing even better. Decorate your desktop with a few shots from the racing action on Monday.

2016 KTM 450 SX-F Test Ride

2016 KTM 450 SX-F Test Ride By Todd Kuli 2016 KTM 450 SX-F Highlights If asked for maximum power there is no other way but the KTM 450 SX-F. This model has proven itself in championships around the world over the years. Thanks to its compact SOHC engine that delivers explosive but controllable power, it is the weapon of choice for the US KTM Factory Team’s successful 2013 & 2014

Catching Up with…Marcus Nilsen

Catching Up with…Marcus Nilsen By Jeff McConkey When we first saw the fast 3-digit rider in Kamloops on the Husqvarna this summer, many of us were left scratching our heads wondering who it was. From the moment we walked up and spoke to Marcus Nilsen, we knew the friendly Florida rider would be a perfect fit for the Canadian series. Should he return in 2016, he will turn in his

Out of the Blue: Danielle Bechard

Out of the Blue: Danielle Bechard By Jeff McConkey Name:  Danielle Bechard Birthday:  November 18,  1994 Hometown:  Chatham, ON School & Grade or Occupation:  Going to college in 2016 for firefighting Number:  18 Bike:  CR 125 Race Club:  CMRC, AMA, TVR Classes:  Ladies, Junior B How did you get started in racing? My brother and I used to have an XR70 we would ride around at our grandparents’. In 2007,

2015 Baja Brawl Photo Report

2015 Baja Brawl Photo Report Photos and captions by Billy Rainford I’ve been meaning to get to my all-time favourite track to ride to check out the Baja Brawl at Baja Acres in Millington, Michigan, for a few years now, but the stars just haven’t lined up until this season’s event. My hope was to swoop in on the final day of the 3-day event and grab coverage of the