Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Welcome to Headingsley, Manitoba. Doesn’t sound familiar? Well, I’ve driven directly east from Brandon, MB to this small town on the outskirts of Winnipeg for another FXR Ride Day at Milt Reimer‘s place just south of here in Oak Bluff…or close enough. Milt is the founder of the ever-growing brand and if you are curious to know some of his history and how he got FXR rolling

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Good Monday Morning. Wow, what a weekend that was up in Prince George, BC! There was some really good stuff that happened mixed in with some unfortunate. As for the bad, #17 Cheyenne Harmon crashed hard on the fast downhill section after he sank into a soft spot and got thrown over the front. The result is a broken tib/fib so he’ll be out for at least

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Whew, that was a long two days in the hot Calgary sun! Truthfully, we almost didn’t get to spend any time in the sun this past weekend out here because the wind had pushed the smoke from the forest fires up north into the city and it was like some sort of apocalypse around here on Thursday and Friday! We were literally at risk of not being

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford This was my final weekend spent at home before the summer circus starts next weekend out at Wild Rose MX in Calgary, Alberta. Yep, it’s time for the great outdoors to begin, and I couldn’t be more excited to see who comes out of this 2019 season on top. (Wow. This photo just showed up in my Facebook Memories this morning when I logged in. Lots of

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Happy Victoria Day Monday, everyone. We get an extra day to not think about work or school and today officially kicks off the season we’ve all been waiting for across Canada — SUMMER! From: https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/canada/victoria-day Queen Victoria was born on May 24, 1819. Following the death of 3 uncles and her father, she became Queen of the United Kingdom on June 20, 1837 and reigned until her

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Hello, and welcome to another cold and wet week from here in my corner of Canada. It’s getting pretty depressing here in Ontario, as the weather just doesn’t want to give us a proper spring. 6 degrees and wet is what we have for this Monday. Not exactly the kind of day that motivates you to get out and ride or train, but we do what we

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford There’s something special about being able to go to a motocross race and then stay at my parents’ place across the lake. It brings back great memories of our traveling days from my racing past. If you’re currently going from race to race with your parents, soak up the good times and force yourself to enjoy every moment of the journey. Of course, every rider’s goal is

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford It’s Monday Morning, and that means I, like most of you reading this, have probably had way too much coffee to start this week, already. It’s always pretty easy to think one more cup is what you need, only to find yourself climbing the walls by mid-morning. I think I may be in that situation today. I like this week. This is the week where most of

Monday Morning Coffee

By Billy Rainford Good Monday Morning. It’s a holiday for a lot of you out there. Of course, what that means is you’re spending it somewhere at the races or at a practice track. That’s just how it goes. I remember my family always looking back over the year and realizing we’d just spent Easter, Victoria Day, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Halloween, and sometimes even Remembrance

Monday Morning Coffee

Another Monday pops up out of nowhere. Are there more Mondays in the week than any other day? Probably not, but it sure feels that way. As I sit here in the DMX office, I made the mistake of looking over my right shoulder and can’t help but notice that there are some light snowflakes in the air right now. No, nothing is going to accumulate, but I think we’re