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Frid’Eh Update #16 Presented by FXR Moto

Frid’Eh Update #16 Presented by FXR Moto By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to week #16 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week brought to you by … Jess Pettis was one of those riders we all had our eyes on as he came up through the amateur ranks. In fact, he came up with Dylan Wright and Westen Wrozyna as that era’s very own “Fab 3.” We’ve all

Tailgating with… Jess Pettis | Presented by Scott Sports Canada

Tailgating with… Jess Pettis | Presented by Scott Sports Canada By Billy Rainford While down in California for a couple rounds of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, we visited with MX101 FXR Yamaha rider, #16 Jess Pettis. Jess was slated to race the West Coast 250 series but injured his shoulder and needed time off the bike to heal. We sat down on the ‘tailgate’ to talk about everything from last

5 Lap Sprint | Christmas Edition | Part 2

5 Lap Sprint | Christmas Edition | Part 2 By Jeff McConkey Since the Holidays are just around the corner, I figured it was time for some “5 Lap Sprints.” With so many great people in the industry, I couldn’t do just one, so here is Part 2 of the Holiday Edition. I  reached out to everyone – racers, mechanics, and industry – so I hope you all enjoy this

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis By Billy Rainford We grabbed the new champion for a chat as he was dropping MX101’s Kevin Tyler off at the Vancouver Airport before heading south to California. Jess Pettis is the 2016 Future West AX Champion and we grabbed him for a chat | John Meaney photo Direct Motocross: Hey, Jess. How are you doing? Are you actually driving toward the border right now? Jess

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis

Catching Up with…Jess Pettis By Billy Rainford Prince George, BC native, Jess Pettis, has been steadily improving and has had the eyes of the motocross industry on his since he was quite young. His rise to prominence at the Pro level almost looked to have stalled a couple years ago and it left some of us wondering how far he would go. And then 2016 happened… Jess showed up, seemingly

Frid’Eh Update #20 Presented by

Frid’Eh Update #20 Presented by By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford We’ve regained control of the calendar and are back on schedule. Sorry for the confusion the last couple weeks, our abacus has been on the fritz here at DMX HQ. Week #20 belongs to the rider who we’ve all watched flourish into a podium threat in the MX2 class. Prince George, BC’s Jess Pettis has had the eyes of

5-Lap Sprint: Bles, Savage, Burger, Pronovost, Pettis, and Rarick

5-Lap Sprint: Bles, Savage, Burger, Pronovost, Pettis, and Rarick By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave Jeff grabs 6 riders and asks them the same 5 questions in another installment of 5-Lap Sprint. Lap 1) What was the best National of 2015, and why?   Nathan Bles I was only able to attend a few rounds this year, but I would have to say Ulverton. The track is a true test