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Hammertime’s Reality Check | Tampa Supercross

Hammertime’s Reality Check | Tampa Supercross By Hammertime It’s been quite a few years since the infamous ‘Hammertime‘ left the unruly keyboard warrior safe-haven of MX Forum. Where has he been? Well, he’s been where he’s been since he was about 7 years old — watching AMA Motocross and Monster Energy Supercross like it’s his job! Yes, Hammertime was a high-level racer in his own right, back in the day,

On the Radar | Jérémie Lacroix | Presented by Scott Canada

On the Radar | Jérémie Lacroix | Presented by Scott Canada By Jeff McConkey Name: Jérémie Lacroix Age: 17 Hometown: Ponteix, Saskatchewan School and Grade: Grade 12 – online school Number: 715 Bike: 2018 KX250 Race Club: SCRC, SMA, Jetwerx National Series (Western rounds) Classes: Intermediate MX2, Open A, Pro Am How did you get started in racing? The person who brought me into racing was my uncle. I attended

4+ For 497 | Brock Leitner | Houston Supercross

4+ For 497 | Brock Leitner | Houston Supercross By Billy Rainford Motocross is all about progression. Of course, you dream of making it to the ‘big show’ under the lights of the stadiums and Monster Energy Supercross, but every rider knows there are many steps before you take that last one. Well, Canadian rider #497 Brock Leitner just took the next step. Brock made his first night program at

#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Matt Goerke

#ICYMI | Catching Up with…Matt Goerke By Billy Rainford Matt Goerke is no stranger to the winner’s circle up here in Canada but this latest championship didn’t come easily. In fact, the final round at RJ’s in Barrie, Ontario, probably took several years off the lives of Matt and his entire team as he battled from the back of the pack to capture his 3rd Canadian title (2012, 2015, 2017).

Whatever Happened to…Nick May?

Whatever Happened to…Nick May? By Billy Rainford Do you ever find yourself sitting around thinking about riders you used to watch from years ago and wonder whatever happened to them? I’m sure you have. Unfortunately, many times, the story may not be what you were hoping for in a rider’s life after motocross. However, in the case of Ottawa’s Nick May, you’ll probably be happy with what you’re about to

The Show Must Go On! | The KTM Jr. SX Challenge

The Show Must Go On! | The KTM Jr. SX Challenge By Billy Rainford When we learned that 10 of the bikes used in the KTM Jr. SX Challenge had been stolen two weeks ago while the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series made its annual stop in Atlanta, we figured it was curtains for the Toronto round the very next week. Here’s the KTM USA Instagram post that went up

Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by Loudmouth MX

Frid’Eh Update #10 Presented by Loudmouth MX By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #10 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update, this week presented by Loudmouth MX. We’ve gotten used to talking with this year’s #10 rider earlier in the calendar year, but 2017 will see the Aldergrove, BC native, Ontario resident, Colton Facciotti, run the double digit. Colton is a 4-time Canadian MX champion and someone who has raced

2016 Direct Motocross Awards

2016 Direct Motocross Awards By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford It’s that time of year again when we have some fun and hand out our annual Direct Motocross Awards. We try to give out awards in most of the usual categories and add a few of our own for a twist. 2016 was a year of unprecedented competition in our Pro series. With a field this deep, standing out was

Faces at the Races | 2016 Recap

Faces at the Races | 2016 Recap By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Take a trip from Round 1 in Kamloops, BC all the way across Canada to Round 10 in Barrie, ON in this ‘Faces at the Races‘ look at the 2016 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. It’s a long trip so get comfortable!