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Pros Riding Wednesday at Whispering Pines

Pros Riding Wednesday at Whispering Pines Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford I’d heard that the gang out at Whispering Pines was going to welcome traveling Pro riders to their track outside Kamloops this week between Calgary and Popkum. Since I’m staying at my sister’s place here in The Loops, I headed out to the familiar track up the Thompson River to see whoI’d see riding the former National track.

Faces at the Races | Rockstar Triple Crown | Calgary – Round 1

Faces at the Races | Rockstar Triple Crown | Calgary – Round 1 Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford It’s time to have a look at the people and sights that happened off the track at round 1 of the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown MX Tour at Wild Rose in Calgary, AB. These aren’t action shots. No, these are shots that I take where sometimes the captions write themselves immediately.

Calgary Whip Contest

Calgary Whip Contest By Billy Rainford With the Wild Rose track situated in the heart of Calgary, AB, each year we hold our unofficial ‘Whip Contest‘ over the International Jump. This is the one time we get to showcase the riders as they soar through the air with the skyline of a major city as the backdrop – it’s pretty unique. The jump makes it easier to whip the bike

Photo Report | Women’s West MX Nationals | Calgary – Round 1

Photo Report | Women’s West MX Nationals | Calgary – Round 1 Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford Round 1 of the 2018 Women’s West MX Nationals took place at Wild Rose MX Park in Calgary, AB this past Saturday. This was big news, as it meant they were, once again, to be showcased on the same day as the Pro men. With 31 entries, the organizers were pleased with

A Few Photos from Friday in Calgary

A Few Photos from Friday in Calgary Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford We’re only one sleep away from getting underway here in Calgary for round 1 of the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown Motocross Tour. Here are a few photos from the Wild Rose MX facility Friday afternoon as everyone was parked and getting ready to kick the summer off. Riders meeting is an hour later than usual here in

Photo Report | Jeff Hits an SCRC Race in Oxbow, Saskatchewan

Photo Report | Jeff Hits an SCRC Race in Oxbow, Saskatchewan By Jeff McConkey Photos by Kate Lees This past weekend, I was fortunate to receive an offer to travel West to Saskatchewan to take part in the SCRC Series (South Corner Racing Series). Brian Lees and the amazing staff from Moose Mountain Leisure set me up with¬† brand new Kawasaki¬† KX250f. This weekend’s race was situated in Oxbow, Saskatchewan,

Photo Report | Walton Raceway Open House

Photo Report | Walton Raceway Open House By Billy Rainford I made the familiar drive north from London to the small town of Walton, ON that is very much looking forward to hosting the biggest race on the Canadian Motocross calendar again this August. After a year off the schedule, the Walton TransCan Amateur Motocross GNC is back, and the industry is happy to see it. Kids from across Canada

Photo Report | Motopark SWO ANQ

Photo Report | Motopark SWO ANQ Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford Round 2 of the Southwestern Ontario (SWO) Walton TransCan ANQ series took place at Motopark up in Chatsworth, Ontario this past weekend. This AMO-sanctioned event drew a ton of races, and cars were even forced to park down the gravel road outside the gates of the facility. With renewed interest in the TransCan at Walton Raceway for the

Photo Report | Barrie Arenacross | Final Round | The Amateurs

Photo Report | Barrie Arenacross | Final Round | The Amateurs Photos and Captions by Billy Rainford The Arenacross portion of the 2018 Rockstar Triple Crown Arenacross Tour Parts Canada Amateur All-Stars program has come to a close. Racing these indoor tracks can be quite a challenge, and all these amateur riders who braved the challenge will remember the experience for the rest of their lives. The dirt in Barrie