Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Wake me up when it’s time to head down to Atlanta and Daytona! Wow, the ‘winter without snow’ disappeared in a hurry around here. Seriously, we went from green grass and the ability to ride to about 2 feet of snow here in the London, Ontario, area. Seemingly, overnight! On Saturday, we ventured out into the blizzard (I finally bought some off-camera flash equipment)

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Hey, guess what? It’s not Family Day here in Ontario. Yes, it is out there in BC, so enjoy your day off. Next Monday is Family Day for Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Next Monday is Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, and it’s Islander Day in PEI. Here’s what I found at www.statutoryholidays.com: Family Day 2016 in Canada Family Day is celebrated on the 3rd

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Call it ‘Global Warming’ or ‘Climate Change,’ it doesn’t make any difference. The bottom line is that we’re seeing much warmer winter temperatures in these parts. To that point, there’s a good chance I’ll be getting together with a few buddies and going for a road cycle this afternoon – unheard of in London, Ontario, at the beginning of February! Yes, there are those

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Hello and good morning from the west coast time zone. People who live out here must either have very late nights or very early mornings to get things timed to coincide with the rest of the continent. It’s already after noon beck east and there really didn’t seem to be anything I could have done about it this weekend. Oh well, pour yourself another

McThoughts: 250 West SX Predictions

McThoughts: 250 West SX Predictions By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford It’s almost upon us. The 2016 West Coast 250 SX series is almost here. Cooper Webb has to be the odds on favourite to repeat, but if he falters, I see Jessy Nelson and Joey Savagty right there to capitalize. Here is a list of a few of the main hitters. I’m sure I have missed a few,

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Welcome to the first Monday Morning of 2016. Did you have a great and relaxing Holiday season? Did you make some unreachable resolutions for the New Year? As members of the toughest sporting group on the world, we know better than to promise ourselves we’re going to win A1 or the MXON this year. Regardless of your feelings toward New Year’s resolutions, we know

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good Monday Morning…I think. Anyone know what day it is? Wow, that was a busy one! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and is currently enjoying what I always thought was the best week of the year – the week between Christmas and New Year’s. School is out, everyone is home, and you get to play with the new toys you got for

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Well, we’re now only 4 days away from Christmas and it feels more like April in my neck of the woods – Southwestern Ontario. It’s drizzling like it’s April out there and it’s supposed to be 14 degrees Celsius here in a couple days! It’s almost time for our annual trip north to Kirkland Lake for the big day. We’ll leave my city that

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford The part of me that cares about the future of the planet is worried about this crazy warm December weather, but the guy who enjoys moto and cycling is absolutely loving these double-digit temperatures we’ve been experiencing here in Ontario! Seriously, I’m going to head out on my Scott Solace 15 for a road ride after lunch. That’s usually only something the die-hard cyclists

Monday Morning Coffee – A Night to Remember

Monday Morning Coffee – A Night to Remember (Is that taken? ;)) By Billy Rainford Wow, what a weekend that was! After getting home from the Mini O’s in Gainesville, Florida, last Tuesday, I wasn’t even sure until Wednesday that I was going to be at the final two rounds of Future West Canadian Arenacross Championships. Man, am I ever glad I was! Cycle North FXR Honda’s #1 Ross Johnson