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A Few Photos from Monday Practice at Gopher Dunes

A Few Photos from Monday Practice at Gopher Dunes Photos and captions by Billy Rainford While we were at RedBud last Saturday, we were told that several of our traveling Pro riders were going to be at Gopher Dunes on Monday to get in some testing on the famed sand track just outside Tillsonburg, Ontario. With a 96-hour rule in place, the national tracks can only be ridden 5 days

Photo Report: RedBud National

Photo Report: RedBud National Photos and captions by Billy Rainford Going into the break between the end of the western swing of the Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals and the eastern swing, I always think I’m going to enjoy the two weekends off. Well, it happened again this year that I ended up going to RedBud to check out the Lucas Oil AMA Outdoor Championship instead of sleeping in and

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Welcome to the start of another week. I hope everyone got out and enjoyed some of the warm summer weather we experienced this past weekend. There was lots going on and, up until Thursday, I thought I was going to hit the beach for one last day of beach volleyball before the eastern swing of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals kicks off this coming

Frid’Eh Update #26 Presented by Mongoose Machine

Frid’Eh Update #26 Presented by Mongoose Machine By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 26th week of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Mongoose Machine. #26 means we are directly in the middle of the year. It’s hard to believe but that means we are already halfway to Christmas! We’ll go through the Sears catalog and circle what we’d like you to get for us… #26 belongs to

#TBT When/Where Was This?

#TBT When/Where Was This? By Billy Rainford If this shot looks vaguely familiar to the current Rockstar Energy MX Nationals, that’s because this isn’t the first time Honda Canada TLD GDR rider Kyle Keast from Lindsay, Ontario, has ridden a Honda with the big #30 on it. Without going to the Google machine, what year was this and what track was it?

Catching Up with…Women’s East Nationals Co-Organizer, Leah Clarke

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

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

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

$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: