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McThoughts: Toronto Supercross 450 Class

McThoughts: Toronto Supercross 450 Class By Jeff McConkey Supercross made its return to Toronto this past Saturday night, and 0ver 50,000 Canadian fans came out to show their support. The dirt held up really well and gave us some great racing. It was a little slippery in spots, but these guys are the best in the world and make it fun to watch. The familiar faces were up front and

McThoughts: Toronto 250 East SX

McThoughts: Toronto 250 East SX By Jeff McConkey The 250 East riders came to Toronto this past weekend, and it was anyone’s game. Current points leader, #49 Martin Davalos, was not in Toronto due to personal “family reasons.” That meant that the red plate was going to a different rider for the first time this season. Heading into Toronto, we had a few riders capable of wins. There was Daytona

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Wow, where to start after a weekend like that?! I guess I’ll just back it up a little because the past couple weeks have just sort of blended into one continuous moto memory. I was down south for the Atlanta Supercross and haven’t stopped since. The week after Atlanta was the Daytona SX and then the drive north started. Along the way, I wanted

Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by the Toronto SX

Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by the Toronto SX By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the biggest (arguably) weekend on the Canadian motocross/supercross calendar. After being absent from the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series schedule in 2015, the event has returned to Toronto. More on that later… Week #10 goes out to a rider who became as big a part of the fabric of our Rockstar MX Nationals as

Video: #11 Kaven Benoit Training at Club MX

Video: #11 Kaven Benoit Training at Club MX By Billy Rainford 2-time Canadian MX2 champion, Kaven Benoit, is currently down in South Carolina training at Club MX in Chesterfield, SC. Having won the 250 title the past two years, Kaven will be moving up to face new challenges in the premiere class in 2016. We spoke to him about this and other things and watched him spin a few laps

Post-Race Interview: #527 Jake Tricco

Post-Race Interview: #527 Jake Tricco By Billy Rainford Canadian Motocross has a few very fast young riders to keep an eye on right now. Collingwood, Ontario, rider, #527 Jake Tricco, is definitely a rider on that list. Jake was down at GPF practicing for the upcoming season and then headed south to Daytona to race the RCSX this past Sunday and Monday. We found Jake in the pits ready to

On the Radar: Jake Coulter

On the Radar: Jake Coulter By Jeff McConkey Name:  Jake Coulter Age: 14 Hometown: Millbrook, ON School and Grade: Crestwood Secondary School, Grade 9 Number: 508 Bike: KTM 85sxs Race Club: MMRS, MX101 Classes: 85 12-16, Supermini How did you get started in racing? I started riding when my dad bought my first bike (a Suzuki JR50) when I was 4 years old. When I was 8 years old he

Out of the Blue: Alexandra Kiwi Dubois

Out of the Blue: Alexandra Kiwi Dubois By Jeff McConkey Name: Alexandra Kiwi Dubois Birthday: May 25, 1990 Hometown: Sherbrooke, Quebec School & Grade: Diploma in mechanics accessories sales and currently student in building design. Number: #525 Bike: Yamaha YZ 125 Race Club: FMSQ (Fédération des motocylistes de sentiers du Québec) Classes: Women Intermediate How did you get started in racing? Since I was little, I wanted  to have a

Faces at the Races: Daytona SX

Faces at the Races: Daytona SX By Billy Rainford Photos by Billy Rainford and Brendan Goldstein The Daytona SX has come and gone and we were there to check it out in person. There is a pretty good chance we were treated to the best 2-main evening we’ve seen in a very long time. With 4 riders going for the win in the 250 main and Eli Tomac and Ryan

Photo Report: 2016 RCSX at Daytona

Photo Report: 2016 RCSX at Daytona By Billy Rainford The talent level at the RCSX keeps rising and this weekend the top amateurs were on display at Daytona International Speedway. We had a handful of Canadian riders to follow and here is a look at how they, and others, did. rmx