Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Good morning and welcome to another new week. If you’re reading this from anywhere in the mid-to-eastern part of the country, you’re pretty happy to see the sun this morning. What is going on with all the rain, so far this spring?! It has been coming down in biblical proportions lately. According to my iPhone weather app, we have made it through the bleakness

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford “The silicone chip inside her head gets switched to overload…” Yep, as I sit here typing, the rain continues to fall in my neck of the Canadian woods. Southwestern Ontario is getting bombarded with spring rain lately. I realize it’s supposed to be wet at this time of year, but this seems to be a little excessive! In fact, Motopark actually had to cancel their Amateur

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Welcome to the start of another week. With the weather finally deciding to cooperate, I decided it was time to whip myself into cycling shape for another great summer of riding in almost every province on the Scott bikes again this year. Like I say to myself every year at around this time, “The stationary bike must be doing something, but there’s nothing like

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford From Wikipedia: Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a holiday in some countries. Easter Monday in the Western Christian liturgical calendar is the second day of Eastertide and analogously in the Byzantine Rite is the second day of Bright Week. Now you know. I hope everyone had a nice long weekend and got to both see family and get out

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford It’s about time! Time for what, you ask? Time when the windows are open and the screens are back on the windows and doors in these parts. Yep, it’s Monday morning here in London, Ontario, and it’s already nearing 20 degrees C / 72 F. The turkeys are walking up and down the street and someone just ran past our house in shorts and

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Welcome to the start of another school or work week. There were lots of moto-related things going on all across Canada as winter loosens its grip on most of the country (Sorry, Newfoundland). Jeff McConkey headed to Motopark in Chatsworth, Ontario, for their Opening Day, and I headed up to Horseshoe Valley Resort north of Barrie, Ontario, to check out the final round of

Monday Morning Coffee | Presented by Loudmouth Intakes

Monday Morning Coffee | Presented by Loudmouth Intakes By Billy Rainford Loudmouth FAQ The Loud Mouth intake system replaces an obvious problem with a simple solution. Proper filter maintenance leads to improved performance and extended engine longevity. Every rider can relate to that… Although keeping your air filter and intake tract free of dirt is the most important part of routine maintenance, it’s no SIMPLE task, and many motocross enthusiasts

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford After that crazy week last week of driving to Florida for the weekend, I decided to take this one off, even though Gopher Dunes was open yesterday and it was difficult for me to leave the van in the driveway. Actually, I say I drove to Daytona for the weekend when in fact I didn’t go straight there and back like I sort of

Monday Morning Coffee | Presented by Loudmouth MX

Monday Morning Coffee | Presented by Loudmouth MX By Billy Rainford At least it’s not snowing! That’s all I can say about what we’re experiencing down here since the checkered flag waved for the final main event Saturday night here in Daytona, Florida. Yes, I realize I’m missing some crazy March weather back home in Canada, but when you drive this far for some racing, you don’t want to wish

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Well, there it goes. The biggest weekend for us here at Direct Motocross. You know that fear you have every time you roll your bike up to the line — Will I get through the first corner unscathed? Will I finally clear that double? Can I break into the top 3? Did we really figure out why the bike was bogging? Well, those are