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#66 Marco Cannella Signs with MX101 FXR Yamaha

#66 Marco Cannella Signs with MX101 FXR Yamaha By Billy Rainford In a move that is really no surprise to anyone, MX101 has made the announcement official that hot young prospect #66 Marco Cannella from Waterdown, Ontario, has signed with the MX101 FXR Yamaha team for 2018. Marco joins returning riders #15 Jess Pettis, and #19 Hayden Halstead competing in the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown Series. Marco brings along his

Tailgating with…Jacqueline Ross

Tailgating with…Jacqueline Ross By Billy Rainford We sit down and chat with 12-time US Amateur National Champion and 1-time Canadian Champion, Jacqueline Ross, during a ‘rain day’ at the 2017 Mini O’s in Gainesville, Florida.

2017 Mini O’s | SX Tuesday

2017 Mini O’s | SX Tuesday By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Bigwave First off, let us say thank you to these folks who are helping out with this latest motocross road trip: After getting the go-ahead to drive Monday Morning, Jeff and I jumped into the DMX Van and pointed it south and made it to Gatorback Cycle Park faster than I’ve ever done it before. The

FXR’s Andy White Talks about the FXR Sand Del Lee Cup this Weekend

FXR’s Andy White Talks about the FXR Sand Del Lee Cup this Weekend By Billy Rainford If you’re looking for another great two-day event to hit this summer, be sure to head to the famed Sand Del Lee track at MX101 just outside our nation’s capital, Ottawa, Ontario, this weekend. FXR has partnered up with Johnny Grant and the gang at one of the favourite tracks in Canada. We wanted

Shawn Maffenbeier to MX101 FXR Yamaha for 2017

Shawn Maffenbeier to MX101 FXR Yamaha for 2017 It looks as if 2017 MX2 runner-up, Shawn Maffenbeier from Swift Current, Saskatchewan, has found a home for 2017 and beyond. Team member Jess Pettis has posted the following on his Instagram page: The word was already out that Shawn would likely be joining the team, but we had yet to see or hear anything ‘official’ from the team. We’ll be sure

Monday Morning Coffee | Presented by MX101

Monday Morning Coffee | Presented by MX101 By Billy Rainford Well, another round of Monster Energy AMA Supercross has come and gone. We’re only 3 rounds into the 17-round schedule and we’ve already got more than enough to keep us busy talking at the Monster Cooler at school or work. (Can you imagine if anyone else at school or work actually paid attention to motocross?!) After having the same winners

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.