Catching Up with…Women’s East Nationals Co-Organizer, Leah Clarke By Jeff McConkey With the Women’s East Nationals about to start next Saturday at Gopher Dunes, we wanted to catch up with co-organizer, Leah Clarke, to see what she’s been up to leading to this 3-round series. With such a busy schedule, it’s amazing she has time to do such a great job as returning co-organizer of the series. Jeff caught up
Out of the Blue: Emma Saarela By Jeff McConkey Name: Emma Saarela Birthday: April 28, 2002 Hometown: Utopia Ontario School & Grade: Baxter Central, Grade 7 Number: 110 Bike: 2014 Kawasaki 100 & 85 Race Club: MMRS (Maguire’s Motocross Racing Series), WNY (Western New York), AMA, I4MX series, CMRC Classes: Ladies, Girls 9-13, Supermini How did you start racing? I started racing at 8 years old. My dad has always
FXR Ride Day Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford For the second year in a row, I was able to hit the FXR Ride Day in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The well-timed day of moto and camaraderie lands nicely on the Tuesday following round 4 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals in Regina, SK, so FXR athletes traveling the circuit and heading east can stop in and hang out with the gang.
$2 Tuesday: The Morden Mud Race of 2011 By Billy Rainford Wow. I was looking through some old photos and stumbled onto these gems from that horrible weekend a few years ago in the southwest corner of Manitoba at Shadow Valley Raceway. What a mess! Check out a few shots from that memorable day:
2016 KTM 250 SX-F – We Ride the New KTM – By Todd Kuli The 250 SX-F was once again the World Champion in MX2 for 2014 and added a prestigious 2015 AMA Supercross 250 Championship to its amazing trophy cabinet. The 2014 season was a great success in racing at all levels around the globe and the remainder of 2015 promises to be no different. Already known for its
McThoughts: Rockstar MX Nationals West Rounds By Jeff McConkey In case you missed Jeff’s ‘McThoughts’ that we included in the Frid’Eh Update, here they are on their own: McTHOUGHTS on the West MX2 1st Kaven Benoit 217 points: Some people doubted Kaven’s decision to ride the 2-stroke. Well, Mr. Benoit has looked great at all 4 rounds out West. He has no real weaknesses and will be the guy to
Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good morning and welcome to another cup of coffee to get your week going. I just looked up the benefits of drinking coffee and it looks like, among other things, coffee may be the best source of antioxidants North Americans actually get in their diets*, so drink up! Budds Creek Results Yep, we had a mudder. I couldn’t believe how fast Marvin Musquin was
Frid’Eh Update #25 Presented by FXR By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to week #25 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week brought to you by FXR. For 2015, #25 belongs to the California rider we got to know over the past few years as he and his better half, Hailey Larson, were staples on our Pro MX Tour. David Gassin was always right there ready to pounce if
Faces at the Races – Regina National Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford Here’s a look at the action from Moto Valley an Regina, Saskatchewan, that happened OFF the track. Just a fun, tongue-in-cheek look at the people who help make these events so much fun to attend.
Out of the Blue: Brittany Danyluk By Jeff McConkey Name: Brittany Danyluk Birthday: June 20, 1994 Hometown: Leduc, Alberta School & Grade or Occupation: Graduated 2012, now work as a waitress Number: 6 Bike: Suzuki 250 Race Club: ADARA, CMRC Rockstar Energy Drink Nationals Classes: Ladies,Youth,GP MX3 How did you get started in racing? My whole family has been involved with racing their entire lives, as my dad had quit riding the rest of