Throwback Thursday | Motocross and Music: When Worlds Collide! By Billy Rainford Photos supplied by Jeff Campbell unless noted We’ve all got that one band we liked more than all others. We’ve seen them live more than all other bands combined. They helped get you through the turbulent years of adolescence and taught you things about life that you use to this very day. I’ll tell anyone who will listen
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Throwback Thursday | Jake Piccolo 2015 By Billy Rainford #throwback Thursday #tbt Check out #81 Jake Piccolo styling at Wild Rose MX in downtown Calgary. Looking good, Jake! 📸🌊
Throwback Thursday | 2007 Bill Van Vugt and Embert Berkers By Billy Rainford #throwbackthursday #83 Bill Van Vugt and #724 Embert “Dutchie” Berkers at @grandbendmotorplex back in 2007. Did you know Dutchie has been to @lorettalynnmx 5 times and Bill once (According to the @racerxonline vault)? In 1991 and 1992, Dutchie raced Open A! He also went 6-3 for 2nd overall in the +30 class in 1995. He was on a Honda each time. Bill raced +50
Throwback Thursday | Ryan Dungey Wins Fans at Red Bud 2008 By Billy Rainford Throwback Thursday: That time back in 2008 when Ryan Dungey‘s bike quit on the last lap right by Larocco’s Leap at RedBud MX while he was in 3rd place in moto 2 behind Ryan Villopoto and Trey Canard. He was obviously super-angry but then walked over to the fence and started tossing gear into the crowd.
TBT 1985 Gatorback Cycle Park By Billy Rainford Back in 1985, Gatorback Cycle Park didn’t look anything like it does today. All the solid structures you find today had yet to be built and the track didn’t have any of the sand you see these days. In fact, the track could best be described as “blue groove” in the spring of 1985. Amateurs raced during the week and then they
#TBT | Jeff McConkey Interviewing Tanner Ward and Austin Watling in 2016 By Billy Rainford Jeff McConkey “Tailgating” with Austin Watling and Tanner Ward at the 2016 MMRS Madoc National.
#throwback | Blair Morgan | 2008 Ste Julie MX National By Billy Rainford I love finding old photos that have never seen the light of day, like this one of Blair Morgan at Round 1 at Ste Julie back in 2008. I don’t remember exactly what happened that day, but I found information from the year before in 2007 that says he crashed hard in moto 1 for a DNF
TBT | 2015 MX2 Intermediate Moto 1 at Walton TransCan | Crown vs Cannella By Billy Rainford Totally forgot we even had a Vimeo page! Lots of hidden gems in there. This one goes back to the moto 1 battle between then B riders #35 Joey Crown and #46 Marco Cannella at the TransCan at Walton Raceway.
Throwback Thursday | 1989 Bercy SX – Damon Bradshaw “Torpedoed” Jeff Matiasevich Check out this footage from the 1989 Bercy Supercross in France. #8 Damon Bradshaw loses control and basically ghost rides his bike into #20 Jeff Matiasevich.
TBT | Happy Birthday to Billy’s 1980’s Man-Friend Killing two birds with one stone, here. Happy Birthday to man-friend extraordinaire Cary Hitchen who was at almost as many of my races as my parents, way back in the day. The first photo is the first one in our family moto album and his least favourite of all time, but what are friends for, right? Cary was elbows up before elbows