Throwback Thursday (sort of) | #11 Davey Fraser Heading to SX By Billy Rainford #11 Davey Fraser is the rider from Halifax, Nova Scotia, who has been racing as a Professional in Canada and the United States a long time! We’re heading into the Supercross portion of the 2020 Rockstar Triple Crown Tour this weekend at Gopher Dunes and Davey will be on the line. While I was at the
Throwback Thursday | The Things You Find in a MX Man Cave… By Billy Rainford I’ve made the drive from London to Ottawa and am staying with the Reece Family in Orleans, just east of the city. First off, thank you for the hospitality and great conversation. #494 Thomas Rendall even made me some breakfast this morning! Not to mention the ultra-fancy coffee that Jen Rendall brought over to my
TBT | 2013 Colton Facciotti Getting Ready at Gopher Dunes on the #9 KTM By Billy Rainford Thought we’d post an old video of the 6-time Canadian MX Champion, Colton Facciotti, on the not often seen #9 Red Bull Fox KTM from back in 2013. He was back on the bike after his ugly leg and finger injuries at round 2 out west. The bike sure has a nice bark,
TBT | 2012 DMX Weekly Wrap Up |Happy Birthday, Kyle Carruthers! By Billy Rainford We’ll kill two birds with one stone here this week. Happy Birthday to Kyle Carruthers who steered the ship here at Direct Motocross for years. For this week’s #TBT we’ll head back to 2012 when he and I hosted and James Lissimore was behind the lens for the ‘DMX Canadian MX Weekly Wrap Up‘ each week
#TBT | Westen Wrozyna | 2011 Mini O’s By Billy Rainford As we make our way across the continent to San Diego, here’s an old handicam video of Westen Wrozyna at the 2011 Mini O’s at Gatorback Cycle Park in Gainesville, Florida.
#TBT | 2010 Ste Julie Canadian National | EXTENSIVE Photo Report By Billy Rainford Wow, I bumped into this 2010 photo report when I was looking for something else using the old Google machine. This is from an MX Forum photo report I did back then. It’s before we separated the race photo reports from ‘Faces at the Races,’ so it’s pretty long, to say the least. Here’s a long
We’ve all got these stories about where it all began, and this one is mine | Bigwave Sr. photoSince I wasn’t at a race this past weekend and don’t have a bunch of content to go through, I thought I’d use this Throwback Thursday to bore you all with where it all began for me. I know we all have individual stories about the day you got the ‘moto bug,’ and here’s mine.The year was 1981 (yep, you read that right!) and I remember it like it was…a hell of a long time ago!The guy across the street fr
#TBT | Team Canada at the 2009 MXON in Italy By Billy Rainford Here’s a look back at Team Canada‘s experience at the 2009 MXON in Italy.
#TBT | Jeremy Medaglia at the 2012 MMRS Madoc National We haven’t seen #14 Jeremy Medaglia at the races since the 2nd round of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals at the Wastelands in Nanaimo, BC. With the 6th annual MMRS Madoc National set to take place this weekend, we thought we’d have a look back at the year Jeremy showed up and won a large chunk of the purse. Jeremy
#TBT|#335 Joey Crown Races Pro/Am at Walton Raceway Remember that time Michigan’s #335 Joey Crown showed up at Walton Raceway and won an MX2 moto going 8-1 for 2nd overall? It happened last summer and here’s a look back at it. Joey Crown Races MX2 Pro:Am at Walton Raceway from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.