Video | Motocrossers on Bikes Getting Water | Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford We go for a bike ride and get some water with defending Canadian 250 champion, Shawn Maffenbeier.
Faces at the Races | Deschambault National Photos and Captions by Jeff McConkey Jeff McConkey takes a stab at shooting the shots and writing the captions for this week’s installment of ‘Faces at the Races’ from Round 8 of the Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour in Deschambault, Quebec.
Out of the Blue | Frédérique Boulet | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Frédérique Boulet Date of Birth: 19 February, 1993 Hometown: Montmagny, Québec School and Grade or Occupation: Master degree in project management Number: 194 Bike: Suzuki RMZ-250 Race Club: SXQC Arenacross Tour Class: Female Open Who got you get started in racing? I had friends that was racing for years and I think they got me into it.
McThoughts | Deschambault National | 450 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Summer Denzler How about this 450 class?! We have had weekends where 5-plus guys could win. That is pretty much unheard of. To be honest, we were really lucky this year to have such a stacked top 10. We have had some great talent over the years, but nothing like this. In the past, there would be one,
McThoughts | Women’s East Nationals | Overall By Jeff McConkey The Women’s East was a success, in my eyes, for 2018 — great riders, great racing, and a really good turnout. This season, it showed that we have a great group of veterans, a solid group of racers that are ready to make the steps to get better, and a great group of new faces that will eventually be our
McThoughts | Deschambault National | 250 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Summer Denzler What a season we are having in the 250 class. Who would have thought that we would be heading into the final weekend with 3 points separating the top 2 title contenders? It has actually been great racing all season. The top 10 has some serious talent. We have some old faces, young faces, and new
Catching Up with Blake Davies By Billy Rainford Young Blake Davies is from British Columbia and just finished up a week of racing at Loretta Lynn’s. He competed in the 65 (7-9) Limited class and finished 22-12-13 for 14th overall. We spoke with him as he and his dad were hanging out watching some motos on the final day of racing. Direct Motocross: Hello, Blake. First of all, can you
Catching Up with #74 Mikael Savard – Loretta’s Champ! By Billy Rainford Mikael Savard just had an amazing week at Loretta Lynn’s. He finished 3rd in 250 C Jr. and then went out and won the 450 C class. The races were full of drama and he managed to remain calm and take home a title for Canada. We grabbed him for a quick conversation after he finished his online
5 Minutes with #31 Drew Roberts By Billy Rainford We’ve known Drew Roberts a long time and have watched him climb up through the Canadian Motocross ranks. He actually comes from just outside my hometown of London, Ontario. It was his week for the Frid’Eh Update, but, since Jeff and I were both running ragged at events, we were unable to get to the Update for this round. Fortunately, Drew
By Billy Rainford Someone had to tell me it’s Monday. Now, if I could only figure out where I am! OK, I’ve just been told I’m at home. What a crazy last 10 days this has been. I’m afraid to look at the numbers on the odometer of the #DMXVan, but I’m guessing it’s spun over the 180,000 km mark by now. It seems like I’m changing the oil in