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Catching Up with…Cade Clason

Catching Up with…Cade Clason By Jeff McConkey If you attended any of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals this past season, you definitely would have noticed the #761 Redemption Racing Fly Dragon KTM 450 of Cade Clason. Cade was consistently the rider chasing the top 4 in the premiere MX1 class and finished an impressive 6th in the championship. We got to know the friendly Ohio-turned-South-Carolina native pretty well over the

Out of the Blue: Jessica Diarra

Out of the Blue: Jessica Diarra By Jeff McConkey Name: Jessica Diarra Birthday: April 18, 1993 Hometown: Carignan, Quebec School & Grade or Occupation: Mechanical Engineering in St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu College Number: 27 Bike: 2009 KTM 250sxF Race Club: AMXQ Class: Women B   How did you get started in racing?   Since the age of 11, I followed my stepfather to his races. I always wanted to try, but my parents didn’t wanted to because I was a girl. I

Video: Sandstorm 2015 – Schoolboy Moto 2

Video: Sandstorm 2015 – Schoolboy Moto 2 Short video highlighting the action in the 2nd Schoolboy moto at the Gopher Dunes Sandstorm 2015 that includes: #46 Marco Cannella, #424 Austin Watling, #672 Seth McDowall, #527 Jake Tricco, and #30 Cole Stevens.

2015 Gopher Dunes ‘Sandstorm’ Photos

2015 Gopher Dunes ‘Sandstorm’ Photos By Billy Rainford I’ve been heading over to Gopher Dunes in Courtland, Ontario, for the Red Bull Sandstorm since the first year they held it. The event has sort of become the unofficial end of the racing season here in Southwestern Ontario. Unfortunately, we didn’t make it to the track until just after the ‘Red Bull Whip Contest’ which was won by #818 Davin Grose.

‘To Hell and Back’ – I Take On the Corduroy Enduro…and Lose

‘To Hell and Back’ – I Take On the Corduroy Enduro…and Lose By Jeff McConkey Photos by Melissa Munns My 2015 Corduroy Enduro experience. Now where do I begin? I believe Billy and I were coming home from either the Moncton National or the Ulverton National. After hours and hours of driving and bench racing, Billy popped the question “Hey…would you race The Cord?” I think I replied, “Sure, if

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good morning. I have to come clean – I’m actually drinking tea for this week’s Monday Morning Coffee. I don’t think it should have much affect on the content of the column, but we’ll see. I want to start with a short story (Ya, right, Rainford!) that took place Saturday night here in London, Ontario. There’s an old Canadian punk rock band called the

Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Hello and welcome to Week #39 of the Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Yamaha Canada. In 2015, #39 was the rider out of Prince George, BC who turned a lot of heads as a young amateur rider just a few short years ago. In a sport the defines the old cliché, “What have you done

TLD Thursday Wallpapers – Canadian National AX Tour Rounds 1 and 2

TLD Thursday Wallpapers – Canadian National AX Tour Rounds 1 and 2 By Billy Rainford This week, we take a look back to this past weekend at the Western Agriplex in London, Ontario, for rounds 1 and 2 of the Canadian National Arenacross Tour. The series takes this weekend off and then continues for rounds 3 and 4 in Sarnia, Ontario, October 9-10. Decorate your desktop with a few shots