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5 Minutes with…#77 Ryan Surratt

5 Minutes with…#77 Ryan Surratt By Billy Rainford Corona, California, rider, #Ryan Surratt, headed north last spring to race the Canadian MX2 Nationals. Once he got rolling, he was always a rider to keep your eyes on. In fact, it all came together for him in Deschambault where he took his first overall with 1-1 motos. He was right there at the end of the season and finished it out

5 Minutes with…Canadian X Games Racer, #53 Yanick Boucher

5 Minutes with…Canadian X Games Racer, #53 Yanick Boucher By Billy Rainford #53 Yanick Boucher is the Canadian racer from Hearst, Ontario, who just competed in his first Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. He broke the top 10 in the Snow BikeCross event with a 9th place finish. We knocked on the door of his motorhome at the end of the day to get his thoughts on the event.

5 Minutes with…#2 Chris Blose

5 Minutes with…#2 Chris Blose By Billy Rainford Round 1 of the 2018 Amsoil Arenacross Championship took place this past Saturday night at the Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. Arizona’s Chris Blose came into the series with the #2 on his plate and he’s really looking to better that by one in 2018. His night had its ups and downs and, in the end, he finished 2-9 for 5th overall

5 Minutes with…#664 Kieran Doherty

5 Minutes with…#664 Kieran Doherty By Billy Rainford #664 Kieran Doherty is from Bath, Ontario (Kingston), and has been chasing the motocross dream for as long as he can remember. It’s always been a goal of his to one day line up for a Monster Energy AMA Supercross race before he hangs up the leathers. He took one step closer this past weekend as he entered his first Pro class

FXR’s Andy White Talks about the FXR Sand Del Lee Cup this Weekend

FXR’s Andy White Talks about the FXR Sand Del Lee Cup this Weekend By Billy Rainford If you’re looking for another great two-day event to hit this summer, be sure to head to the famed Sand Del Lee track at MX101 just outside our nation’s capital, Ottawa, Ontario, this weekend. FXR has partnered up with Johnny Grant and the gang at one of the favourite tracks in Canada. We wanted

5 Minutes with…Kennedy Lutz

5 Minutes with…Kennedy Lutz By Billy Rainford Saskatchewan racer, #44 Kennedy Lutz, has been competing hard for as long as she can remember. She has won titles at some of the biggest amateur national events down south and now she wants one here in Canada. In fact, she doesn’t just want to win a title here, she wants to race our top female racer, 3-time champ Eve Brodeur, to do

5 Minutes with…Alex Ray | Presented by FXR

5 Minutes with…Alex Ray | Presented by FXR By Billy Rainford Tennessee native, #314 Alex Ray, has made a name for himself by making mains on Saturday nights and being a regular on the Pulp MX Show. The likeable rider has had a busy schedule and logged a lot of air miles, lately. We grabbed him for a quick chat at the end of the night at the first round

5 Minutes with…Teagan Williams | Shot Race Gear

5 Minutes with…Teagan Williams | Shot Race Gear By Billy Rainford Last week, Frid’Eh Update #39 went out to Alberta rider, Teagan Williams. Since we were over in Italy in support ot Team Canada for the 2016 Monster Energy MXON, we tried but weren’t able to get in touch with Teagan in time for the Update on Friday. He’s an up-and-coming rider who was showing some great potential in 2015,

5 Minutes with…#85 Derek Ouimet

5 Minutes with…#85 Derek Ouimet By Jeff McConkey #85 Derek Ouimet is from Carlisle, Ontario, and is currently traveling the Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals with his parents and his brother, Travis. His results have been steadily improving and he had his best-ever finish at round 7 in Pleasant Valley in Truro, Nova Scotia. We grabbed him for a quick chat to learn a little more about the friendly Honda

5 Minutes with…Lane Gagne

5 Minutes with…Lane Gagne By Jeff McConkey Foreword by Billy Rainford Most of you are aware of Brittany Gagne‘s story of moving from New Hampshire to Montana last year and still making it all the way back for the Women’s East Nationals. She’s back this summer and competing in all 4 rounds, but did you know there is another Gagne racing? 19-year-old Lane Gagne is also competing in a select