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2018 Yamaha YZ250F | Review

2018 Yamaha YZ250F | Review By Jeff McConkey I first rode the 2018 Yamaha YZ250F at the YZ450F media launch at Motopark in Chatsworth, Ontario. My first impression, it was very easy to ride and go fast on right away. I didn’t adjust the bars or levers and I still felt right at home. The YZ had great power all of the way through the gears and never seemed to

FXR Product Test | Clutch Prime and Slip On Air

FXR Product Test | Clutch Prime and Slip On Air By Jeff McConkey Year after year, the gang at FXR continues to step up their game. Once known as just snowmobile gear, FXR has worked very hard to make an impact in the motocross world. The first few years of the motocross gear had very strong snow gear resemblance, but as of late, FXR Moto has fit the role. One

Product Test | 17 FXR REVO Gear

Product Test | 17 FXR REVO Gear By Jeff McConkey Lead photo by Mitch Goheen When you hear the name FXR, you instantly think of snow gear. Well, not for long. FXR has been in the motocross gear game for quite some time now, but for 2017, I think they have hit a home run. Just in time for some great fall riding, I sent our friend, FXR Brand Manager

2017 KTM Off-Road Ride Day | Cochrane’s MX Park

2017 KTM Off-Road Ride Day | Cochrane’s MX Park By Jeff McConkey and Billy Rainford We were invited out to Cochrane’s MX Park east of Toronto to ride the new line-up of 2017 KTM 250cc Off-Road bikes. The guys at KTM Canada got there the day before and marked out a great course that would take us ‘gently’ through most of the terrain riders would experience when they purchased one

Tested|Atlas Brace – Air Neck Brace and Defender Chest Protector

Tested|Atlas Brace – Air Neck Brace and Defender Chest Protector By Jeff McConkey Every year it seems the bikes get faster and faster, and the average rider just goes about their business like always. Quite a few years back, motocross legend, David Bailey, set the MX world on fire when he gave a speech from his bed about safety and neck braces. It sparked a huge debate between wearing and

2016 KTM 450 SX-F Test Ride

2016 KTM 450 SX-F Test Ride By Todd Kuli 2016 KTM 450 SX-F Highlights If asked for maximum power there is no other way but the KTM 450 SX-F. This model has proven itself in championships around the world over the years. Thanks to its compact SOHC engine that delivers explosive but controllable power, it is the weapon of choice for the US KTM Factory Team’s successful 2013 & 2014

2016 KTM 250 SX-F – We Ride the New KTM

2016 KTM 250 SX-F – We Ride the New KTM – By Todd Kuli The 250 SX-F was once again the World Champion in MX2 for 2014 and added a prestigious 2015 AMA Supercross 250 Championship to its amazing trophy cabinet. The 2014 season was a great success in racing at all levels around the globe and the remainder of 2015 promises to be no different. Already known for its

Product Test: Pelican 1560 SC Camera Case

Product Test: Pelican 1560 SC Camera Case By Billy Rainford All photos from www.pelicancases.com One of the really cool things about this job is getting the chance to try out amazing products available to us. I happen to be a photographer and, as such, things like camera cases are extremely important to me. Even if you only dabble in the photography world, you know the question of how to transport

2015 Ducati Hyperstrada Review

2015 Ducati Hyperstrada Review By Kyle Carruthers Every day it seems like it is getting harder and harder to find a place to ride during the week when it comes to motocross. Unless you’re one of the select few to own private property or live close to one of the dozen major public tracks in Canada, it makes it harder and harder to get out during the week after work