5-Lap Sprint | Christmas Edition | Scott Sports Canada By Jeff McConkey Well, it’s that time again. 5-Lap Sprint | Christmas Edition | Presented by Scott Sports Canada is here. Basically, we reach out to a whole bunch of great people in the moto community and ask them personal questions that don’t always have to do with moto. It gives them a chance to have a little fun and
Out of the Blue | Shelby Turner | Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Shelby Turner Birthday: July 18th Hometown: Barons, Alberta Occupation: Primary Care Paramedic Number: 1 Bike: KTM 250f Class: Women’s Direct Motocross: Who got you get started in racing? Shelby Turner: My family got me started. Ever since I was little I wanted to ride dirt bikes. My dad told me that I had to learn how to ride a pedal bike before
#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Kyle Springman | KTM Canada By Billy Rainford Abbotsford, BC racer Kyle Springman comes from a moto family. His dad, Ruben, and his sister, Rachelle, are and were involved in the sport. I don’t know if his mom, Debbie, is a rider, but it wouldn’t surprise me. If you’ve ever been a part of moto out in BC, you know the Springmans. Kyle has worked
Video | 2018 KTM/Husqvarna Media Launches By Billy Rainford We got the opportunity to head to California last week for the 2018 KTM Factory Edition 450 SX-F and KTM-supported Supercross teams introductions in Murrieta and then the 2018 Husqvarna Rockstar Energy Edition FC 450 and Supercross team introductions in Los Angeles. This video takes you through our week. Thanks for the invite, guys. That was some red carpet treatment!
By Billy Rainford We woke up to the ground completely covered in snow this morning here in London, Ontario. When I was young, there never seemed to be any question that we’d have a white Christmas. Today, it always seems to be in question. I remember as a youngster looking forward to some sort of moto present under the tree on Christmas morning. Talk about easy to shop for. Wrap
Frid’Eh Update #50 Presented by Husqvarna Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 50th week of the 2017 DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Husqvarna Motorcycles Canada. Wow, how many shopping days left until Christmas? I know one thing, the liner for my Husqvarna jacket is pretty well worn. I think I’ve had it on every day it’s been less than 5 degrees C! I wonder
#tbt | Rider Spotlight | Shawn Maffenbeier | 2011 By Billy Rainford Since there are rumours floating around about where the defending Canadian MX2 champion, Shawn Maffenbeier, may or may not end up in 2018, we thought we’d post this ‘Rider Spotlight’ from back in 2011. Good luck with your negotiations, Shawn. Pro riders really do need to make hay while the sun shines, as they say.
Faces at the Races Slideshow | 2017 Mini O’s By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave ‘Faces at the Races‘ slideshow put to the music of 38 Special‘s (band member’s son is #38 Nikko Capps) ‘Hold on Loosely.’ Faces at the Races | 2017 Mini O’s from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.
Video | Tanner Ward | 250 Pro SX | 2017 Mini O’s By Billy Rainford #184 Tanner Ward from Woodstock, ON in the 250 Pro SX Main at the 2017 Mini O’s at Gatorback Cycle Park in Gainesville, Florida. Tanner Ward | 250 Pro SX | 2017 Mini Os from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.
Video | Team Canada MXON’s Week in England By Billy Rainford Here’s a look at 2017 Team Canada MXON‘s week getting ready for, relaxing, and racing the 2017 MXON at Matterley Basin in Winchester, England.