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Faces at the Races | MMRS Madoc National

Faces at the Races | MMRS Madoc National By Jeff McConkey Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford It’s time for our favourite column – Faces at the Races! Last weekend we made it over to the 6th Annual (man, time flies!) MMRS Madoc National. These events are always a great time. With 654 entries Sunday, there were lots of people and faces to snap photos of. Here’s our look

Faces at the Races | Ironman MX AMA National

Faces at the Races | Ironman MX AMA National By Jeff McConkey This past Saturday I made the 10-hour drive down to Ironman MX in Crawfordsville, Indiana. I was pretty bummed out last season when I heard from everyone how great this round was. I decided early that I was all in for Ironman, and I’m glad I did. I was a huge fan of the town, the track, and

Faces at the Races|RJ’s National Gallery

Faces at the Races|RJ’s National Gallery By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave Unfortunately, with the TransCan firing up this week, there just weren’t enough hours in the day for me to do my usual sarcastic captions for the final ‘Faces at the Races‘ column of the Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals season. (Collective sigh) Instead, here is an extended gallery of shots of the racers under the

Faces at the Races|Pleasant Valley Photo Gallery|Presented by Freedom Cycle

Faces at the Races|Pleasant Valley Photo Gallery|Presented by Freedom Cycle By Billy Rainford There’s just never enough time in a week during racing season…even less so when you’re on the road. It’s already Thursday ad I haven’t posted ‘Faces at the Races‘ yet. Because it’s so late, we’ll just have to make do with a Faces Photo Gallery this week. My favourite part about doing these things is writing the

Faces at the Races|Ulverton Round 6

Faces at the Races|Ulverton Round 6 By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave Yikes, having Jeff shoot some photos at the races isn’t making these ‘Faces at the Races‘ columns any shorter! Once again, we set Jeff up with a camera and a general shooting setting to go along with it and off he went into the action. It’s time for our favourite column to write where we

Faces at the Races|Gopher Dunes National Round #5

Faces at the Races|Gopher Dunes National Round #5 By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman, Jeff McConkey, and Bigwave Round 5 of the Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals took place at the famed sand track called Gopher Dunes in Courtland, Ontario, just 50 minutes from London. If you’re wondering what noise a gopher makes, it’s not the dubbed dolphin sound from Caddyshack, it’s more of a collective inhale to searing

Faces at the Races|2016 Red Bud National

Faces at the Races|2016 Red Bud National Photos and Captions by Jeff McConkey Red Bud is a bucket list item. If you’ve never been, plain and simple, you need to go. You can see great racing at each and every round of the AMA Nationals, but Red Bud is more. To start off, it’s the most beautiful track layout you could imagine. It has big jumps, elevation, sand, and a