Tag "Throwback Thursday"

Throwback Thursday | 2012 Calgary MX National Preview

Throwback Thursday | 2012 Calgary MX National Preview By Billy Rainford As we get set to head to Calgary for Round 1 of the 2019 Rockstar Energy Triple Crown MX Series, we thought it may be fun to have a Throwback Thursday look back at our preview of the 2012 event at Wild Rose MX Park. Ryan Lockhart stepped in to co-host in Kyle Carruthers‘ absence before I headed off

#TBT | 1983 Singing and Winning at Hully Gully

#TBT | 1983 Singing and Winning at Hully Gully By Billy Rainford I just heard a song on Jack FM that reminded me of an old racing story and figured I’d tell it since it’s #TBT. The song was April Wine’s ‘Just between You and Me,’ the place was Hully Gully, and the year was 1983. It was a Houseleague race on a Thursday evening. I was the local 80cc

Where Were You for the 2014 Toronto Supercross? The Night James Stewart Blew All Our Minds!

Where Were You for the 2014 Toronto Supercross? The Night James Stewart Blew All Our Minds! By Billy Rainford The shooting of JFK, landing on the moon. the death of Elvis, and the Twin Towers in 2001, are all huge moments in history, but do you remember where you were the night we witnessed, arguably, the greatest ride in Supercross history? At the Rogers Centre in downtown Toronto back in

TBT | 2012 DMX Saturday Preview from Nanaimo

TBT | 2012 DMX Saturday Preview from Nanaimo By Billy Rainford Since it’s Throwback Thursday and we’re in the middle of what is most likely a holiday week for a lot of you out there, we thought we’d dust off this video from the opening round of the 2012 CMRC Motocross Nationals at the Wastelands in Nanaimo, BC. It’s great to throw former DMX owner Kyle Carruthers‘ name around and

#TBT | 2011 ‘Rider Round-Up’ from the Gopher Dunes MX National

#TBT | 2011 ‘Rider Round-Up’ from the Gopher Dunes MX National By Billy Rainford For this one, we dust off Kyle Carruthers as we watch him interview the Pro riders from the Gopher Dunes National back in 2011. Riders include: Zeb Dennis, Nicky Beatty, Dusty Klatt, Bryton Allison, Tyler Medaglia, Jocelyn Facciotti, Colton Facciotti, Kyle Murphy, Iain Hayden, Austin Politelli, Tyler Sjoberg, and Matt Goerke.

#tbt | Rider Spotlight | Shawn Maffenbeier | 2011

#tbt | Rider Spotlight | Shawn Maffenbeier | 2011 By Billy Rainford Since there are rumours floating around about where the  defending Canadian MX2 champion, Shawn Maffenbeier, may or may not end up in 2018, we thought we’d post this ‘Rider Spotlight’ from back in 2011. Good luck with your negotiations, Shawn. Pro riders really do need to make hay while the sun shines, as they say.

#TBT | 2014 FWM Arenacross | Pro Open Main

#TBT | 2014 FWM Arenacross | Pro Open Main By Billy Rainford With the Future West Moto Canadian Arenacros Championships getting back underway this weekend in Chilliwak, BC, here’s a look back at the Pro Open Main from the 2014 event. 2014 Canadian Arenacross Championships Round 7 Pro Open Main from Directmotocross.com on Vimeo.