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2020 Leatt Gear Review

2020 Leatt Gear Review By Billy Rainford Photos by Emily Nicholson OK, nobody is fooling anyone here…Jeff McConkey was the biggest gear nerd in the history of gear nerds. He lived for new gear to try out. He was the guy for the job of trying out new stuff, no doubt. You may have heard me say this before, but I could be looking at a random photo from 12

Frid’Eh Update #26 | Josh Cartwright Interview | Presented by Leatt

Frid’Eh Update #26 | Josh Cartwright Interview | Presented by Leatt By Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #26 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Leatt. It seems weird to be doing week #26 and not be talking to Kaven Benoit, but he doesn’t live here anymore. We have a new tenant. Josh Cartwright is the rider who grew up in Tennessee and moved to Tallahassee, Florida, in

Team Solitaire SLC#5 Retro Leatt Gear

Team Solitaire SLC#5 Retro Leatt Gear By Billy Rainford We’ve been speaking with the Canadian-born manager of the Solitaire, Nuclear Blast, Rockwell, MX Culture, Yamaha team, Chris Elliott, lately to keep tabs on how one of our own has been keeping in the hectic world of Monster Energy AMA Supercross. We’re going to have him on for either a Zoom video interview or an audio podcast in the very near

Frid’Eh Update #22 | Jyire Mitchell | Leatt

Frid’Eh Update #22 | Jyire Mitchell | Leatt By Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #22 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by Leatt. This is the week we get back to racing Supercross. That’s right, we’re going to see how the rest of the season goes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. But we’ll get to that… Week #22 belongs

Photo Report | A2 Supercross | Presented by Leatt

Photo Report | A2 Supercross | Presented by Leatt Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford We were back in action for A2 in Anaheim, California, this past Saturday night. If you’d been here to see all the rain they’d received in this area, you would have thought the event would have to be canceled. However, once they removed the tarps and let it dry out a little extra Saturday the

McThoughts | A2 | 250 Class | Presented by Leatt and MX101

McThoughts | A2 | 250 Class | Presented by Leatt and MX101 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Bigwave After winning the first two rounds, #38 Shane McElrath has stated that he is for real and that he a serious title contender. He hasn’t been super-dominant, but he has been very good and has put himself in good positions for this West championship. In the past, injuries have stopped Shane from

WASP Cam | San Bernardino Forest Mountain Loop Time Lapse

WASP Cam | San Bernardino Forest Mountain Loop Time Lapse By Billy Rainford After hanging around MX707 in Hemet, California, for a little while on Wednesday, I decided to head up and over the San Bernardino Forest mountain pass up through Idyllwild. It was a beautiful drive and I tried to capture it with this WASP Cam time lapse.

San Diego SX | Photo Gallery | Presented by Leatt

San Diego SX | Photo Gallery | Presented by Leatt By Billy Rainford To quote Steve Miller, “Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping, into the future…” In case you still crave more coverage from Round 2 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross in San Diego, here are a bunch of photos from the event.      

Faces at the Races | San Diego SX | Leatt | MX101

Faces at the Races | San Diego SX | Leatt | MX101 Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford It felt great to be at a Monster Energy AMA Supercross race again this past weekend in San Diego. Actually, it would have felt great to be anywhere in San Diego last weekend after leaving the ice and snow storm behind us back in Canada! After a 40-hour drive across the continent,