Podcast | #23 Jason Benny By Billy Rainford We grabbed #23 Jason Benny for a conversation while at Whispering Pines in Kamloops between rounds 1 and 2 of the Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour. My apologies to Jason as I told him I would be typing this one out, but I ran out of time. I hope nothing went too sideways in there…
Frid’Eh Update #22 Presented by Shift Holeshot Challenge By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to week Week #22 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by the Shift Holeshot Challenge. We’re heading into Week 2 of the Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour but we’ll be missing this rider who has been steadily improving and looking to race on the biggest stages in the world. Brock Leitner and his family now
Catching Up with…#63 Graham Scott By Billy Rainford While traveling from round 1 in Calgary to round 2 at Popkum, several riders stopped in at Whispering Pines to get a few days riding in at the track that has held many Canadian MX Nationals over the years. One of the riders taking advantage of the track was Vancouver Island rider, #63 Graham Scott. Graham is the smooth rider who had
Pros Riding Wednesday at Whispering Pines Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford I’d heard that the gang out at Whispering Pines was going to welcome traveling Pro riders to their track outside Kamloops this week between Calgary and Popkum. Since I’m staying at my sister’s place here in The Loops, I headed out to the familiar track up the Thompson River to see whoI’d see riding the former National track.
On the Radar | Connor Barnstable | Scott Sports Canada By Jeff McConkey Name: Connor Barnstable Age: 22 Hometown: Estevan, SK School and Grade or Occupation: Machinist Number: 99 Bike: YZ250f Race Club: SCRC Classes: A Class How did you get started in racing? Started riding at the local track in Estevan about 4 or 5 years ago, and Chris Istace suggested I should try out the whole racing deal
Rig Tours | #21 Ryan Lalonde By Billy Rainford Victoria, BC’s #21 Ryan Lalonde gives us a tour of their converted 1994 box van while practicing at Whispering Pines MX in Kamloops, BC in this episode of “RIG TOURS.” Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Whispering Pines MX Kamloops, BC
Out of the Blue | Nya Nelson | Presented by Schrader’s By Jeff McConkey Name: Nya Nelson Date of Birth: May 15, 2003. Hometown: Arcola, Saskatchewan. School and Grade or Occupation: Arcola School, Grade 9. Number: 515 Bike: KX100 Race Club: SCRC Class: Ladies Who got you get started in racing? After watching my brother race for a few years, and my family, friends, and people around the track encouraging me, my dad was the one who got
McThoughts | Calgary – Round 1 | 450 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave 450 Class This is the most stacked 450 class ever in Canada. We have 5-7 guys who could win a moto on any given Saturday. Sure, the talent falls off hard around 15, but who cares. The racing will be great all season long and you can count on multiple winners. The track in Calgary
McThoughts | Calgary – Round 1 | 250 Class By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave 250 Class Going into Round 1, I honestly thought the 250 class might not be as exciting as the 450’s. Like always, I was wrong. There are quite a few top guys that can step up at any moment. I have said a few times that I think Jess Pettis will win here and there
Faces at the Races | Rockstar Triple Crown | Calgary – Round 1 Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford It’s time to have a look at the people and sights that happened off the track at round 1 of the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour at Wild Rose in Calgary, AB. These aren’t action shots. No, these are shots that I take where sometimes the captions write themselves immediately.