Winter X Games | Snow Bike Cross | Friday Practice By Billy Rainford The Snow BikeCross riders were on the new course for the 2018 Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. With an increased number of Canadian riders competing this year, we’re looking pretty strong, even if the two favourites, defending champion Brock Hoyer and 2017 bronze medalist Cody Matechuk, falter. Saskatchewan Superman #7C Blair Morgan is
Photo Gallery | Amsoil Arenacross | Dayton – Round 1 By Billy Rainford Click on a photo to view it larger and to scroll through these images from round 1 of the 2018 Amsoil Arenacross Championship at the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio.
Faces at the Races | Amsoil Arenacross | Dayton- Round 1 By Billy Rainford Round 1 of the 2018 Amsoil Arenacross Championship took place last Saturday at the Nutter Center on the campus of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. In front of a packed house, 80 riders tried to qualify for the AX Lites class and 79 tried in the premiere 250 AX class. Defending champion, #1 Gavin Faith,
Project 7C Snow Bike Coming Together for Blair Morgan and the Winter X Games By Billy Rainford It’s true, Blair Morgan will make his return to the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado, in just a few weeks. ‘Superman’ was injured at the Montreal Supercross and has kept a relatively low profile ever since. Fortunately, for his fans, he will line up once again in the Adaptive Snow BikeCross event
2018 Factory Edition KTM 450 SX-F Media Launch | Photo Gallery By Billy Rainford When we got the invitation to head to California and check out the 2018 Factory Edition KTM 450 SX-F Media Launch we jumped at the chance. With the weather starting to hit the deep freeze back home, a trip to palm trees is always nice. The teams who will be representing the orange brand were at
Faces at the Races Slideshow | 2017 Mini O’s By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave ‘Faces at the Races‘ slideshow put to the music of 38 Special‘s (band member’s son is #38 Nikko Capps) ‘Hold on Loosely.’ Faces at the Races | 2017 Mini O’s from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.
Photo Report | 2017 Mini O’s | Saturday MX By Billy Rainford Well, another Thor Winter Olympics at Gatorback Cycle Park is in the books. I’ve been to a lot of these things and I have never seen them miss an entire day before. They made up for lost time by doing away with the consolation races and cutting laps a little. They were still doing qualifying races when Saturday
Photo Report | 2017 Mini O’s | Friday MX By Billy Rainford Here’s a look at the racing action from Friday on the Motocross Track. We had to miss an entire day on Thursday, so there were no consolation races like they usually have. If you didn’t make it in, you were out. And that was it for Friday. We’re on to Championship Saturday tomorrow. The track should
Photo Report | Mini O’s | Wednesday SX By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave First off, thank you to our 2017 Mini O’s sponsors: Today was Supercross Championship Day. Main events were run in every class and then it was time for some practice on the newly reworked motocross track. Canada got a title today, but we’ll get to that. Most importantly, we’d like to wish #25
2017 Mini O’s | SX Tuesday By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave First off, let us say thank you to these folks who are helping out with this latest motocross road trip: After getting the go-ahead to drive Monday Morning, Jeff and I jumped into the DMX Van and pointed it south and made it to Gatorback Cycle Park faster than I’ve ever done it before. The