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Faces at the Races | Pleasant Valley National | Freedom Cycle

Faces at the Races | Pleasant Valley National | Freedom Cycle By Billy Rainford Here’s our weekly look at the riders under their helmets and people just enjoying themselves at the races. It’s our tongue-in-cheek look at some of the personalities in our sport. This week, we’re at Pleasant Valley, just outside Truro, Nova Scotia. Big thanks to Randy McLeod and the gang over at Freedom Cycle here in Truro.

Photo Report | Pleasant Valley National | Freedom Cycle

Photo Report | Pleasant Valley National | Freedom Cycle By Billy Rainford The Rockstar Energy MX Nationals were back at Pleasant Valley in Truro, Nova Scotia, this past Sunday. After a full day of amateur racing on Saturday, the track was prepped and ready to go for the Pro riders. Numbers were a little lower than we’ve seen at the other rounds, so it meant that everyone who signed up

Photo Report | Round 6 MX Bon Conseil | Rockstar Energy MX Nationals | OTSFF

Photo Report | Round 6 MX Bon Conseil | Rockstar Energy MX Nationals | OTSFF By Billy Rainford Round 6 of the Rockstar Energy MX Nationals took place at the replacement for Ulverton, MX du Bon Conseil, on the Benoit property just outside Drummondville, Quebec. The track was sand-based and chopped up nicely, giving the riders a challenging course. It may have been a little one-lined, but it looked great

Photo Report | Gopher Dunes National | OTSFF

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 | Prince George National | Presented by OTSFF

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.

Photo Report | Rockstar MX Nationals | Prince George | Cycle North

Photo Report | Rockstar MX Nationals | Prince George | Cycle North Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford First time events can be a scary proposition. Heading north to Prince George instead of west to Nanaimo had people wondering how the series would do with this new venue. The PGMA poured a lot of time and money into the Blackwater MX Track about 30 minutes outside of PG. They put

Photo Report | Loretta Lynn’s Area Qualifier | Mid-East

Photo Report | Loretta Lynn’s Area Qualifier | Mid-East By Billy Rainford We headed west to Michigan State this past weekend to check out the second-last Mid-East Qualifier. There is one more chance to make it through to the Regionals coming up this weekend at Thunder Valley in Tennessee for the Mid-East Area.¬† There was a solid number of Canadians competing as well as some top notch riders in¬†classes from