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Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford Hello and good morning from the west coast time zone. People who live out here must either have very late nights or very early mornings to get things timed to coincide with the rest of the continent. It’s already after noon beck east and there really didn’t seem to be anything I could have done about it this weekend. Oh well, pour yourself another

McThoughts: 450 SX – San Diego Round 2

McThoughts: 450 SX – San Diego Round 2 By Jeff McConkey Photos by Billy Rainford Round 2 of the 450 class lined up Saturday night in San Diego. The 450 class is extremely stacked this season, and top 10’s don’t come easy. Former champ #7 James Stewart gave it a go early in practice after receiving clearance to race. James took a very hard hit to the head last week,

McThoughts: 250 West – San Diego Round 2

McThoughts: 250 West – San Diego Round 2 By Jeff McConkey Round 2 of the West Coast 250 series went off on Saturday night. The moisture started coming out of the track in the main events and it got pretty slippery. Even in the slippery conditions, I was amazed how Cooper Webb could just point his Yamaha in any direction and the bike stuck. It was another great ride by

James Stewart Cleared to Race in San Diego

JAMES STEWART CLEARED TO RACE SAN DIEGO SUPERCROSS Chino, CA (Jan. 15, 2016) – Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing’s James Stewart underwent neurocognitive and concussion management testing Friday afternoon and was cleared by Asterisk Mobile Medical Center personnel to race in tomorrow’s San Diego Supercross event at Petco Park, round two of the Monster Energy AMA/FIM Supercross Championship. “James said he started feeling much better in the last couple of days

Motoworld of El Cajon Friday Night Autographs

Motoworld of El Cajon Friday Night Autographs By Billy Rainford On our way from Carlsbad to ‘Casa de Schmoke’ in Alpine, California, today, we stopped in at Motoworld of El Cajon for the autograph session. We thought it was only going to be the Yamaha riders but it was much more than that with several other team in attendance. We snagged a few shots of the guys as they met

A1 Tyler Spikman Photos

A1 Tyler Spikman Photos By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman (@spikman) By now, we all know who won the races last Saturday night in Anaheim for round 1 of the Monster Energy Supercross Series. Tyler Spikman was there shooting pics and, although he suffered a broken camera, he was able to grab a whole bunch of photos for us. We won’t bore you with captions that show results. Here

Faces at the Races – Anaheim 1

Faces at the Races – Anaheim 1 By Billy Rainford Photos by Tyler Spikman (@spikman) It’s been too long since we’ve been able to get to one of these columns! The ‘Faces at the Races’ articles are always my most favourite to capture and pen. This week, we had Tyler Spikman in Anaheim, California, trackside getting all the shots at round 1 of the 2016 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series.

Cole Thompson – A1 Conversation

Cole Thompson – A1 Conversation By Billy Rainford Brigden, Ontario, rider #127 Cole Thompson is the sole Canadian competing in the 2016 250 West SX series. With that in mind, we’ll try to catch up with him each week after Saturday’s event. We caught him earlier today after he finished riding the Supercross track at Pala.Here is what the Slaton Racing Royal Distributing Fox KTM Canada rider had to say

McThoughts: The Weston Peick/Vince Friese ‘Incident’

McThoughts: The Weston Peick/Vince Friese ‘Incident’ By Jeff McConkey By now, everyone has seen the Weston Peick/Vince Friese incident over and over again.  Before I get started, I would like to make it clear that I am not employed by MotoConcepts, and no I am not Vince Friese’s long lost cousin or anything like that. Vince has a history of questionable riding. Some call it dirty, and few just think