#TBT – 2008 Steel City National Photo Report

#TBT – 2008 Steel City Photo Report By Billy Rainford For this one, we go back to the final AMA Outdoor National of the 2008 season at Steel City. Canadian MX1 champion Colton Facciotti and Tyler and Jeremy Medaglia made the drive to Pennsylvania to match up against the best in the world. This Photo Report is from www.mxforum.com. I used to put the captions above the photos… Well, I

The Story Behind the Photo: #27 Nick Wey|2015 Detroit SX

The Story Behind the Photo: #27 Nick Wey|2015 Detroit SX By Billy Rainford When rumours started circulating that Michigan native #27 Nick Wey was considering retiring from touring the professional circuit last winter, I knew the 2015 Detroit SX was a big deal. I spent most of the morning trying to capture a shot that would sum it all up – that’s not always easy! He may have seen me

Out of the Blue: Megan Griffiths

Out of the Blue: Megan Griffiths By Jeff McConkey Name: Megan Griffiths Birthday: Oct 29, 1990 Hometown: Kelowna, BC Occupation: Electrician Number: 143 Bike: 2014 KTM 200 XC-W Race Club: PNWMA and AMA Classes: Intermediate and Women’s Pro   How did you get started in racing? I was up riding the trails in my local riding area when I met someone they call “The Crazy Hippy.” This guy was amazingly

$2 Tuesday: 2011 Gopher Dunes National Saturday Rider Round-Up

$2 Tuesday: 2011 Gopher Dunes National Saturday Rider Round-Up I don’t know about you, but we think it’s very entertaining to go back in time every Tuesday and dust off an old video or photo report. Seeing the changes over the years is a lot of fun (if not a little embarrassing), so this week we head back to a very hot weekend the day before the eastern swing of

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good Monday Morning…I think. Anyone know what day it is? Wow, that was a busy one! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and is currently enjoying what I always thought was the best week of the year – the week between Christmas and New Year’s. School is out, everyone is home, and you get to play with the new toys you got for

Catching Up with..Ryan Lockhart

Catching Up with…Ryan Lockhart By Billy Rainford #47 Ryan Lockhart has always been one of the most generous Pro riders with his time; whenever we need something, he is quick to help us out. With that in mind, when we had to miss his edition of the Frid’Eh Update a couple weeks ago because we were at the Mini O’s, we knew we had to catch up with him before

5 Lap Sprint – Christmas Edition

5 Lap Sprint – Christmas Edition By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford In this installment, Jeff asks Blake Savage, Brittany Gagne, Cade Clason, Ryan Lockhart, Heidie Cooke, Nathan Bles, and Kim Normandin the same 5 questions, mostly about Christmas. 1) What’s the best Christmas gift you have ever given and why? Blake Savage The best gift I have given was maybe a while back when I was racing for

Frid’Eh Update #52 Presented by North Pole Sleighs

Frid’Eh Update #52 Presented by North Pole Sleighs By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 52nd Frid’Eh Update of 2015. Since this one actually fell on Christmas Day, we couldn’t expect people to answer their phones or allow their time with family be interrupted, so here’s what we’ll do. We got in touch with 2015 #52 Marshal Weltin and asked him a few questions. That’s what we’ll call

Catching Up with…Brittany Gagne

Catching Up with…Brittany Gagne By Jeff McConkey New Hampshire native, #265 Brittany Gagne, has been racing at the top level a long time. In fact, in 2008 she finished 32nd in the WMX and then took 37th in 2009. When she showed up at the Ottawa National at Sand Del Lee this past summer, she looked solid and finished 3rd overall (3-3). She drove all the way from Montana to

On the Radar: Johnathan Glaves

On the Radar: Johnathan Glaves By Jeff McConkey Name:  Johnathan Glaves (usually go by ‘Johno’) Age: 16 years old Hometown: I’m from Grimsby, Ontario School and Grade: I’m in grade 11 going to Grimsby Secondary School Number: 513 Bike: Yamaha 125 Race Club: CMRC/AMO and WNY racing Classes: MX2 Junior, 250C and Schoolboy   How did you get started in racing? Hmmm…this is a tough question because it was so