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Catching Up with…Mark Worth

Catching Up with…Mark Worth By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in Frid’Eh Update #17… It takes something pretty special to have a number known as yours, when there are so many fast riders in the USA. Well, whenever anyone sees the #321, they are either counting down at Cape Canaveral in Florida or thinking about Mark Worth‘s amateur days. Marky Mark was one of those racers who came

Big Things for Nathan Bles in 2017

Big Things for Nathan Bles in 2017 By Billy Rainford We spoke with Bayfield, Ontario, racer, Nathan Bles, not too long ago. In fact, it was just this past February when we grabbed him for a chat. However, since then, he’s won the inaugural CSRA Snow Bike Championship, announced that he’s competing for Team Canada again at the 2017 ISDE in France, and has signed to race all 10 rounds of

Catching Up with…Brad Nauditt | Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada

Catching Up with…Brad Nauditt | Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Billy Rainford In case you missed this in last week’s Frid’Eh Update: Spokane, Washington’s Brad Nauditt has become a staple on the Canadian Moto scene. The friendly American has been heading north to race our Rockstar Energy MX Nationals for years and can usually be found rounding the first turn with the leaders. Here’s a look at his 2016 series:

Catching Up with…Dylan Wright | Presented by Fox Head Canada

Catching Up with…Dylan Wright | Presented by Fox Head Canada By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in the Frid’Eh Update: Dylan Wright has been touted as a future champion for many years and is inching closer and closer to that dream. He finished 2016 in a close 3rd spot in the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals MX2 class. Dylan grew up and lives a mere 5 minutes from the Sand

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier

Catching Up with…Shawn Maffenbeier By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in last week’s Frid’Eh Update… The way the point system works, #12 means that person finished 2nd overall in the MX2 class. Shawn Maffenbeier started out the Rockstar MX Nationals with a 2-2 day for the overall. It was the start of a long season that would see Shawn finish runner-up to eventual winner, Cole Thompson, who looked

Catching Up with…Cole Thompson

Catching Up with…Cole Thompson By Billy Rainford In case you missed our conversation in last week’s Frid’Eh Update… We’ve been following Cole Thompson‘s career since he was on little bikes, so it’s extra special to see him claim an outdoor title in his home country. Cole was an established competitor in the MX1 class, so when he dropped down to contest the MX2 class in 2016, we all new it

Catching Up with…Colton Facciotti

Catching Up with…Colton Facciotti By Billy Rainford 2017 will see the Aldergrove, BC native, Ontario resident, Colton Facciotti, run the double digit #10. Colton is a 4-time Canadian MX champion and someone who has raced all over the world. He’s had more than his fair share of injuries over the years and, believe it or not, turned Pro at the ripe old age of 14. Think about that for a

Catching Up with Cole Thompson | Atlanta SX Chat | KTM Canada

Catching Up with Cole Thompson | Atlanta SX Chat | KTM Canada By Billy Rainford   Brigden, Ontario’s #72 Cole Thompson is on a modified 250 East Supercross schedule that will se him compete at 6 rounds. He missed round 1 in Minneapolis but will be at rounds in Toronto, Daytona, Indianapolis, Detroit, and St. Louis. He lined up in Atlanta this past weekend on his KTM Canada Parts Canada Thor

Catching Up with…Tyler Medaglia

Catching Up with…Tyler Medaglia By Billy Rainford In case you missed it in Frid’Eh Update #6: Tyler Medaglia is a rider who seems to be liked and appreciated by everyone. He’s willing to race anywhere, anytime, on just about anything! He’s never one to make excuses for his performance and simply keeps moving forward. He’s ridden on factory teams, won 2 MX2 Canadian championships, was the AMA Arenacross West champion,

Catching Up with…Nathan Bles

Catching Up with…Nathan Bles I’m not sure if you’ve noticed but there are an awful lot of Canadian Snow Bike racers doing well and racing a lot these days. Ontario Pro motocrosser, Nathan Bles, has thrown his hat int he ring and has been racing snow bikes and sleds this winter. And he’s doing very well! We thought we’d grab him for a chat to find out how things have