Frid’Eh Update #24 Presented by Blackfoot Direct By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 24th week of the Frid’Eh Update, this week brought to you by Blackfoot Direct in Calgary, Alberta. It’s hard to believe we’re already almost halfway through 2015, but, with 52 weeks in a year, the 24th puts us pretty close. It’s also hard to believe the unfortunate turn of events that hit this week’s
Frid’Eh Update #23 By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to week #23 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update, this week presented by Fox Racing Canada based right here in Calgary, Alberta. Earning #23 for 2015 is the rider we’ve gotten to know very well over the past few years, Dylan Schmoke from San Diego, California. Dylan made the move up to the MX1 class for 2015 and has put
Frid’Eh Update #22 Presented by Maple Ridge Motorsports By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 22nd Frid’Eh Update of 2015. This week it is presented by Maple Ridge Motorsports and belongs to the friendly South African rider, Liam O’Farrell. When Liam arrived and lined up at his first Pro National, he made an immediate splash and then fell in love with our country and its people – one
Frid’Eh Update #21 Presented by Fox FLEXAIR By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to the 21st week of the DMX Frid’Eh Update presented this week by Fox FLEXAIR. For 2015, #21 belongs to the popular Kemptville, Ontario, rider, Honda Canada TLD GDR’s Jeremy Medaglia. Jeremy has been touted as a championship contender since his early days as a top Intermediate. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been able to realize that potential…yet.
Frid’Eh Update #20 Presented by MB1 Suspension Canada By Jeff McConkey, and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #20 of the Direct Motocross Frid’Eh Update Presented by MB1 Suspension Canada. It’s always exciting when Canada has one or two top-level Intermediate riders move up to the Pro ranks. Last year we had a few and 2015 #20 Dylan Wright was one of them. If you’ve followed Dylan’s amateur career, I don’t
Frid’Eh Update #19 Presented by Mongoose Machine By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #19 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Mongoose Machine. In 2015, the rider who would be running the famous hockey number, 19, would have been California rider and former MX2 Canadian Champion, Austin Politelli. Seriously, you have to be good to wear #19 in hockey…look it up! Austin came up to
Frid’Eh Update #18 Presented by Xtreme Toys By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #18 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update Presented by Xtreme Toys in London, Ontario. #18 goes out to a guy we got to know pretty well last summer. Sylvain Le Gad hopped in his white cargo van and left Montreal for Nanaimo, BC last May to compete in the 2014 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals
Frid’Eh Update Presented by Just 1 Helmets By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Let us start off with an apology to Seth Rarick and Topher Ingalls. In all my excitement about leaving for NYC last Frid’Eh, I somehow looked up the Top 100 CMRC National Numbers, read them, and still managed to mix up who was 16 and who was 17. In my defense, they both actually scored the same
Frid’Eh Update #17 Presented by MB1 Suspension Canada By Kyle Carruthers, Jeff McConkey, and Billy Rainford Welcome to week #17 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update once again brought to you by the gang over at MB1 Suspension Canada. For 2015, #17 belongs to Seth Rarick. Since Seth rides for the Redemption Racing Fly Dragon KTM team, and since they are always very quick with a delicious, piping hot cup of
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.