Photo Reports

$2 Tuesday: 2011 Ste. Julie National – Saturday Preview

$2 Tuesday: 2011 Ste. Julie National – Saturday Preview There was a time not so long ago when you could go see a movie for $2 on a Tuesday night. It’s in that spirit that we take the opportunity to flashback to earlier times and bring you something from the past. This week, we dust off our old friend and previous boss, Kyle Carruthers. He always did a fantastic job

2016 Yamaha Off-Road Press Day at Motopark

2016 Yamaha Off-Road Press Day at Motopark By Billy Rainford One of the many cool things about working in the moto industry is getting the opportunity to ride brand new bikes when they become available. There was a time when every brand would bring out their new line-up and the media would get the chance to ride them all back to back to compare. That was back in the ‘Shootout’

$2 Tuesday: 2009 Steel City Photo Report

$2 Tuesday: 2009 Steel City Photo Report By Billy Rainford Here’s a look back at the Steel City National back in 2009 that I did for MX Forum. Canadians Colton Facciotti and Jeremy Medaglia made the trip to Pennsylvania to line up against the best. Read on to see how their days went… There’s an old saying that goes something like, “You lose every race you don’t enter.” Nike would

Canada AX Tour – Penticton Photo Report

Canada AX Tour – Penticton Photo Report By Billy Rainford And to think we wondered how we were going to top the bar-banging action witnessed in Sarnia two weeks before! Arenacross has long been synonymous with aggressive riding. To be sure, the hockey-rink-sized tracks make getting around a rider easily a difficult proposition in the best of circumstances. Add to this mixture a couple riders who are very close in

A Few Photos from Canada AX Tour Round 6 Practice

A Few Photos from Canada AX Tour Round 6 Practice By Billy Rainford We’re all set to go again here in Penticton, BC for round 6 of the Canadian National AX Tour Presented by Royal Distributing. Here are just a few shots from earlier today in practice. Action starts at 7:00pm Pacific / 10:00pm Eastern tonight. You can watch it all live at http://arenacrosstour.ca/axtour-live.html

A Few Pics from Friday Morning at Penticton AX

A Few Pics from Friday Morning at Penticton AX By Billy Rainford I am currently typing from the lobby of the hotel right next door to the South Okanogan Events Centre where the racing is about to take place…literally. I can here the bikes revving right now. I headed over to catch some practice earlier. Here are a few shots:  

Faces at the Races – Canada AX Tour: Sarnia

Faces at the Races – Canada AX Tour: Sarnia By Billy Rainford My favourite part about going to these races is snagging photos of people being people. Sometimes you just point a camera at someone and let the magic happen. In hindsight, I really wish I had more photos with helmets off from back when my family used to frequent races. With that in mind, let’s see what the people

Canada AX Tour – Round 3 and 4 Photo Report

Canada AX Tour – Round 3 and 4 Photo Report By Billy Rainford By now, I hope you’ve all had a chance to watch the REPLAY of round 4 of the Monster Energy Canadian National AX Tour Presented by Royal Distributing from Hiawatha Park in Sarnia, Ontario. The racing has been great up at the front of the pack every time the Pro riders hit the track. Hiawatha Park is

Canada AX Tour – Round 4 Practice Photos

Canada AX Tour – Round 4 Practice Photos By Billy Rainford Round 4 at Hiawatha Park in Sarnia, Ontario, is underway. The weather was perfect this afternoon for a full schedule of amateur racing and Pro practice and qualifying. Here are a few photos of the action before we go live to air tonight at around 7:10.