Faces at the Races – Calgary AX By Billy Rainford I haven’t been posting these columns for most of the Canadian National AX Tour so I wanted to make sure we got one up on the site after the final round of racing at the Agruim in Calgary. With so many amateurs and full gates of Pro riders showing up, it was a great way to close out the tour.
Faces at the Races – Cloverdale AX By Billy Rainford Photos by @claytonracicot Vancouver’s Clayton Racicot sent over these great photos that really give you a sense of what went on at round 3 and 4 of the Future West Canadian Arenacross Championships in Cloverdale, BC last weekend. Racing shots are great, but I’m still partial to these ones that show the people who make these events as enjoyable and
Canada AX Tour – Calgary Photo Report By Billy Rainford Last weekend saw the final two rounds of the Canadian National AX Tour presented by Royal Distributing. When this series was announced, we weren’t sure what to expect from an arenacross series that was going to hit three Canadian provinces in the fall months. As soon as the first gate dropped in London, we knew this was going to be
Future West Arenacross – Coverdale Photo Report By Billy Rainford Photos by Clayton Racicot The future West Arenacross Championships got back underway for round 3 and 4 in Cloverdale, BC this past weekend. The town always gets behind this event and 2015 was no different with big crowds in attendance to enjoy the motocross action. The dirt was a little wet and it made for some tricky racing, once the
$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 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 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 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 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
Canada AX Pro Practice Round 5 Friday Photos By Billy Rainford Practice is finished here in Penticton, BC for round 5 of the Canadian AX Tour. We’ve got some new faces to make things interesting. Here are a few photos from Pro practice Friday afternoon.