Out of the Blue | Océanne Brodeur | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Océanne BrodeurDate of Birth: July 3, 2003Hometown: Quebec City, QuebecSchool and Grade or Occupation: Going in grade 12Number: 81Bike: 2018 YZ 125Race Club: Walls Unlimited Brodeur racing.Class: Woman National Who got you get started in racing? Because of my dad. As a little girl, were you a ‘girly’ girl or a ‘tomboy?’ I was a girl that
McThoughts | Women’s East MX | Deschambault By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford The Ladies East had some great racing in 2019, but it also had some drama. The thing with Ladies Motocross is, these girls have a very small window of opportunity before they get pushed out of the sport. They aren’t as lucky as the men, and for some crazy reason they don’t get to sponge off
By Billy Rainford #91 John Dowd and #401 Keith Johnson make the trip north to Deschambault, Quebec, Canada to race Round 7 of the 2019 Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Nationals at Motocross Deschambault.
McThoughts | Deschambault National | 450 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford It’s crunch time in the 450 class. 2 motos left, and the 5-time champion Colton Facciotti is leading Mike Alessi by 14 points and Phil Nicoletti by 31. Heading into Deschambault, like always, anything can happen. Mechanical failures, crashes, off days and troubles with pampers could all take a championship away from one rider and give
McThoughts | Deschambault | 250 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford Going into Deschambault, there wasn’t a whole lot of championship excitement as Dylan Wright has a pretty solid points lead, and could basically win no matter where he started. That changed when Jess Pettis started riding like his old self and captured the overall. Yes, Dylan may have backed it down and rode smart, but it sure
ECAN Photo Report By Billy Rainford The Eastern Canadian Amateur Nationals (ECAN) took place just west of Quebec City this past week, and many of our top riders were there. Although the rider turnout appeared down, the fastest riders in most of the classes were on the track when the gates dropped. Here’s a closer look at some of the racing. Full results can be found here: https://speedhive.mylaps.com/Events/1702770
By Billy Rainford No matter where you go and what you do, there’s no place like home. I had one of my best road trips out in the maritimes the past couple weeks, but I can say that I’m extremely happy to be typing this Monday Morning Coffee from the comfort of my home office. After River Glade, I decided to head over to Miramichi, NB instead of immediately making
Women’s East MX Nationals | Awards By Billy Rainford The 4-round 2019 Women’s East MX Nationals finished this past weekend in Deschambault, Quebec. It came down to the wire and was won by a single point. The ladies all met at the Roost Factory by Hoosier Tires pits for the awards ceremony and some bench racing. Here are a few photos of the award winners.
Podcasts | Quebec City National We spoke with a few riders at the end of the day at Round 7 of the 2019 Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Nationals near Quebec City. #110 Brock Kelly YAM 19th (17-20) 450 class #41 Jack Wright YAM 25th (20-22) 250 class #48 Westen Wrozyna KAW 10th (10-10) 250 class #10 Keylan Meston YAM 6th (10-4) 450 class
Frid’Eh Update #31 Presented by Atlas Brace By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #31 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Atlas Brace. Direct Motocross: Hello, Ryan. Let’s go all the way back to he beginning. How did you get started in Motocross? Ryan Lockhart: Pretty common story, my dad raced pro locally so pretty much from the time that I can remember I was at the