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A Quick Look at the MMRS MX School

A Quick Look at the MMRS MX School By Jeff McConkey This past Saturday, The Maguires Motocross Racing Series held there annual MX School and Practice weekend to kick-off the 2015 season.  The MMRS Club held its first event at the Cochranes Track near Brighton, Ontario. This was a school for all ages and abilities, and boasted a stacked list of instructors. There was a great turnout this year as

A Few Photos from TVR Practice at Swiona MX

A Few Photos from Practice at Swiona MX By Billy Rainford I had the chance to head a little west of London to check out the TVR practice at Swiona MX in Iona Station on Saturday. We weren’t there very long but here are a few shots I managed to take while we were there. It looked like a great group of riders having a great afternoon in the spring

Photo Report – CMRC Season Opener at Gopher Dunes

Photo Report – CMRC Season Opener at Gopher Dunes By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman If you’re from the south, you just don’t understand how much this time of year means to us up here. We are forced indoors for the better part of 4 months during the winter (and this one was particularly bad in most of Canada!). Once the thermometer finally heads north of zero we head

McThoughts: Santa Clara SX

McThoughts: Santa Clara SX By Jeff McConkey Hey, guys. I am back after a week away from the saddle. While I was away, ‘Bossman’ Billy stepped in and really did a great job. Hopefully, I can win my spot back with my thoughts from Round 15. This week’s stop was at a new venue in Santa Clara, California. The dirt looked really slippery and the roost looked nasty. It’s not often

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good morning and welcome to your Monday Morning Coffee. I finally had one of those weekends where I hit two different motocross venues in the same weekend. It’s been a long winter here and it just felt great to have the option! We have a friend whose son woke up to a Honda CRF50 Christmas morning last year and has been chomping at the

Frid’Eh Update #15 Presented by MB1 Suspension Canada

Frid’Eh Update #15 Presented by MB1 Suspension Canada By Kyle Carruthers, Jeff McConkey, and Billy Rainford Welcome to week #15. This week, the Update goes out to the friendly and hard-working rider from the USA, Jesse Wentland. I’ve told this story about Jesse before but it bears repeating. John Maguire puts on a big money race after the end of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals at the Madoc, Ontario, track.

On the Radar: Justin Roney

On the Radar: Justin Roney By Jeff McConkey Name:  Justin Roney   Age: 20 Hometown: London, Ontario   Occupation: Motorcycle mechanic / suspension tech Number: 204 Bike: Honda 250/450 Race Club: CMRC / TVR Classes: Pro How did you get started in racing? When my dad was younger he always had bikes and rode with his buddies for fun. One year for my birthday I got a JR 50 and he would run around behind me

A Ducati Hyperstrada Road Trip to Remember

A Ducati Hyperstrada Road Trip to Remember Story and photos by Kyle Carruthers It truly is amazing sometimes when for lack of a better term “the stars align” to make a lifetime experience worth remembering. That is exactly what happened to us on a fine August evening when my wife Leanne and I bumped into Ducati director, Chris Pearson down at GP Bikes in Whitby. Chris was in town on

Out of the Blue: Bobbiejo Campagna

Out of the Blue: Bobbiejoe Campagna By Jeff McConkey   Name: Bobbiejo Campagna Birthday: June 12, 1991 Hometown: Westlock, Alberta Occupation: Administration/Registration Clerk for Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton, AB Number: 122 Bike: 2011 YZ250F Race Club: ADRA, AMSA, CMRC Classes: Ladies, Ladies A, Ladies MX   How did you get started in racing? I have a nephew that has been racing ever since he was five years old. Every

Industry Spotlight: Kevin Kinrade from Mongoose Machine

Industry Spotlight: Kevin Kinrade from Mongoose Machine By Billy Rainford Photos provided by Kevin Kinrade It’s almost redundant to say motocross is full of great people – it goes without saying. Motocross is a sport that usually get a hold of you early and never let’s go. Sure, you can try leaving to go do something else, but the draw of the 2-wheel action is usually too strong and you