Frid’Eh Update #41 Presented by Yamaha Motor Canada By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #41 of the Direct Motocross Frid’Eh Update this week presented by OTSFF. We’ve all gotten to know Michael Fowler quite well over the past few years. He’s the personal rider who always has time to talk to the media and anyone else who happens along to strike up a conversation. His 2017
Frid’Eh Update #39 Presented by OTSFF By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #39 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update this week presented by OTSFF. We did n’t get to see the #39 in action here in Canada this past summer, as it belonged to Vince Friese and he never lined up for a moto. The polarizing 26-year-old rider came to Canada in 2014 and had one of the
Frid’Eh Update #32 Presented by OTSFF By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to week #32 of the DMX Frid’Eh Update presented by OTSFF. For 2017, #32 belongs to the rider we’ve gotten to know very well over the past few years. He’s one of those riders you’ll find in that ultra-competitive 12-16th range at the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals. Eric Jeffery is from Bowmanville, Ontario, and is a fixture
Faces at the Races | MX Bon Conseil | OTSFF By Billy Rainford Photos by Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Let’s have a look at the faces under the helmets and around the races from round 6 of the 2017 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals at MX Bon Conseil near Drummondville, Quebec. Usual Disclaimer: Remember, these are all meant in good humour. Well, it’s my own personal humour…I’ll just assume it’s
Photo Report | Gopher Dunes National | OTSFF By Billy Rainford The eastern swing of the 2017 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals got underway this past weekend at the famed sand track, Gopher Dunes. The notorious track is known to give racers their most demanding challenge of the season. The 2017 version of the track was even more gnarly than in years past, even without scorching temperatures. There are always more
Faces at the Races | Regina National | OTSFF By Billy Rainford ‘Faces at the Races’ is late this week, sorry. I had to point the van toward home at some point! Anyway, here is our look at some of the people at the races just being themselves.
Photo Report | Rockstar MX Nationals | Regina Round 4 | OTSFF By Billy Rainford Here’s a look at the racing action from round 4 of the Rockstar MX Nationals at Moto Valley Raceway in Regina, Saskatchewan. There were a lot of crazy things and amazing rides that happened on a perfect day out in the prairies. MX2 MX1 We now take a week off before the series starts the
Photo Report | Calgary National | Presented by OTSFF By Billy Rainford Round 3 of the 2017 Rockstar Energy MX Nationals headed to Wild Rose MX Park in downtown Calgary, Alberta, this past weekend. This track is the only time you’re going to be able to get photos of riders with the city skyline in the background. Because of its closeness, the schedule was pushed back an hour to keep
Frid’Eh Update #25 Presented by OTSFF By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford Welcome to Week #25 of the Frid’Eh Update Presented by OTSFF. It’s hard to believe we’re this close to the halfway point of 2017, but that’s the reality. In 2017, #25 belongs to the rider we got to know a few years ago when he won the Bronze Boot at the Parts Canada TransCan. Taylor Arsenault has been
Faces at the Races | Prince George National | Presented by OTSFF Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford First off, let me apologize for how late ‘Faces at the Races‘ is this week. It’s been a long few days playing catch up since frying a laptop hard drive after leaving PG. Of all the things I do, ‘Faces’ is my favourite. They say sarcasm is the lowest form of comedy.