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#TBT 2012 Video Spotlight on #239 Ross Johnson

#TBT 2012 Video Spotlight on #239 Ross Johnson By Billy Rainford Remember when we didn’t know who the fast rider on the #239 Suzuki was? Well, we solved the mystery back at the Allison’s Farm in 2012 when we did a spotlight on a 24-year-old kid named Ross Johnson. Here’s a look back to a time before Ross was a multi-time Canadian Arenacross Champion.

#TBT: Riding at the Allisons|Circa 2012

#TBT: Riding at the Allisons|Circa 2012 By Billy Rainford Since it’s a video kind of day, and this is the time we should be congregating at The Allison’s Farm in Delburne, AB, I thought this video from four years ago at their farm was appropriate. Here’s a look back at an amazing time mid-way between Calgary and Edmonton from June of 2012. Riding at Allisons from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.

#TBT Jeremy and Tyler Medaglia at Waldo MX 2011

#TBT Jeremy and Tyler Medaglia at Waldo MX 2011 By Billy Rainford Since it’s Tyler Medaglia‘s birthday, we had to dig out an old interview with him and his brother, Jeremy Medaglia, training at Waldo MX in Florida back in 2011 done by former DMX Head Cheese, Kyle Carruthers…”and all this kinda jazz.” Wait for it… Happy Birthday, Tyler.

#TBT Cole Thompson Almost Wins Rookie Pro SX in Montreal 2011

#TBT Cole Thompson Almost Wins Rookie Pro SX in Montreal 2011 With all the rekindled excitement for the 2016 West 250 SX series coming up where Brigden, Ontario’s Cole Thompson will line up on the Slaton Racing team on his Royal Distributing Fox KTM backed ride, here’s a look back to Cole’s first big Pro supercross race at the 2011 Montreal SX. I tagged along with him and his family

#TBT Matt Goerke at Gopher Dunes

#TBT Matt Goerke at Gopher Dunes If you have never seen sand specialist Rockstar Energy OTSFF Yamaha rider (and 2016 #1 rider) Matt Goerke put in two effortless motos at the infamous Gopher Dunes track, you owe it to yourself to be there next summer. I always go back to the comment made by John Nelson, “Someone needs to black flag Goerke. I think his throttle is stuck wide open!”

#TBT 2012 Video Interview with Bobby Kiniry

#TBT 2012 Video Interview with Bobby Kiniry With Bobby Kiniry recently announcing his intention to go Pro Bass fishing in the next chapter of his competitive life, it seemed appropriate to dig up an old interview with the long-time Canadian Nationals competitor from New York State. Kyle Carruthers caught up with him at the 2012 Yamaha Press Ride Day up at Motopark. Thanks for all the great memories, Bobby. The

#TBT MotoX Hunter: Van in Jan (From Racer X Canada)

#TBT MotoX Hunter: Van in Jan (From Racer X Canada) We’ll be traveling to Calgary today for the final two rounds of the Canadian National Arenacross Tour Presented by Royal Distributing so I went online last night and did a quick search for something that I got my teeth wet in back over 10 years ago. I was known in the Racer X Canada circles as the ‘MotoX Hunter.’ It

Throwback Thursday – 2007 Gopher Dunes National

Throwback Thursday – 2007 Gopher Dunes National By Billy Rainford Today is travel day as we make our way from Ontario to Penticton, BC for rounds 5 and 6 of the Monster Energy Canadian National AX Tour presented by Royal Distributing. With that in mind, here’s a little #tbt to keep you busy for a while. Without looking them up first, how many of these riders can you name? Remember,